Royal Enfield motorcycles over the years have been subjected to various kinds of modifications. While some of these modified bikes retain their Royal Enfield DNA. the others are transformed, often into premium-looking Harley Davidson motorcycles. Here is one such transformation job that has made the Royal Enfield Thunderbird look extremely inspired by the Harley-Davidson Iron 883.
The video on Vampvideo shows the bike from all the angles and all the changes in the bike are also listed. Starting with the side of the bike, it gets chrome detailing. Even the engine gets chrome coating and as per the video, there is a warranty of 1 year on the chrome plating. It also gets an aftermarket fuel tank that looks very similar to the Iron 883. The fuel tank gets a matte finish grey paint job that looks extremely good on the bike.
Both the alloy wheels of the bike have been repainted to an all-black shade that makes the bike look extremely good. The front headlamp of the bike is also aftermarket and is again similar to the Harley-Davidson 883 model. It is chrome dipped and looks quite good on the bike. There are chrome stripes on the front of the bike that add a touch of premium feel to the bike.
The bike also gets fatter tyres at the front and rear with big block pattern. The swingarm seems to have been altered to give room to the fatter tyres. The rear fender is also shorter and half of the rear tyre remains exposed that adds a feeling of a very big tyre. The biker also gets a few stylish additions. A new aftermarket instrument cluster is also chrome dipped and it has been positioned on the right-hand side of the handlebar. This gives a neat look to the handlebar that gets mirrors on the bar-ends.
The stock seat has been replaced with a custom single seat. There is no place for a pillion rider on the bike and the rider seat is stitched from pure leather. The tan coloured seat goes quite well with the overall paint scheme of the bike. The rear turn indicators are smartly mounted on the sides of the seat. The brake lamp is in the form of LED stripe and is mounted at the rear of the seat. It gets a black covered air filter cover that hides the exposed aftermarket air filter of the bike. The battery box is also aftermarket and gets a matte finish black paint job with number 13 painted on it. Also, the bike gets an aftermarket exhaust finished in matt black colour.
Since the length of the rear fender is quite short now, the number plate is mounted to the left-hand side of the bike. The front suspension comes from KTM 390 Duke while the rear suspension remains the stock. In the end, they also mention the price for such a modification is around Rs 1.40 lakh.