DRIFTER/VULCAN Cross Reference

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These parts are reported by Drifter Riders to be compatible with the Drifter. We have NOT confirmed all of these, so use your own judgement.

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Drifter Part Compatable Part Drifter 1500/800 Comments
CONTROLS
Brake and Clutch Master Cylinder Classic/Nomad 1500 1500
Grips Classic/Nomad 1500 800/1500 Lots of standard grips will work. Just remember throttle sleeve on the right hand grip.
BRAKES/CLUTCH
Brake Rotors Classic/Nomad 1500 1500  
ENGINE
Air Boxes Classic/Nomad 1500 FI 1500 FI FI Models only
Chrome Inner Engine Cover Classic/Nomad Chrome 1500
1500 Engine Dressup - Misc. Classic/Nomad 1500 1500
Ignition Relocation Kits Classic/Nomad 1500 1500 The ones that put the ignition in the dash do not fit 01-04 Drifters but fit other years
EXHAUST
Exhaust (pipes) Classic 1500 1500 Change the right side peg bracket to a classic 1500 peg bracket and you can use any set of pipes made for 1500 Classic - plus the pipes will be rubber mounted. Drifter peg bracket does not have rubber mount.
Exhaust (pipes) Classic 800 800 Change the right side peg bracket to a classic 800 peg bracket and you can use any set of pipes made for 800 Classic.
FRONT END
Front Forks Classic 1500 800/1500 Since the front end of the 1500 and 800 are the same, should work on the 800 as well (not confirmed).
Front Fenders Indian/Gilroy Front Fender 1500 These are steel and a mods are required.
Drifter Fenders 1500/800 These are interchangeable for 800 and 1500 drifters.
Fender Lights Indian/Gilroy Indian Head. 1500/800 Mods required
Fender tips Indian Fender Tips 800/1500 Pathfinder version has been recommended
Fender Guard Rails Indian Fender Guard Rails 800/1500 These will bolt up according to source.
Windshield For Drifters 800/1500 800/1500 DRIFTER windshields are interchangable
GUARDS
Engine Guard Classic 1500 FI 1500
  Starklite 800/1500 The crash bars front and rear can be modified but are a lot of work.
LIGHTING
Light Bar Classic 1500 1500 Nomad bar doesn't fit.
Headlight Visor Harley Fits better than Kaw version.
Headlight/Nacelle Gilroy Indian 800/1500 The Gilroy teardrop head light and nacelle with the cool teardrop running lights.
Tail Light Indian 800/1500 Entire Tail light assembly can be modified to fit drifter
SEAT/SADDLE
Solo Saddle 1500 Nomad 1500 2006 Nomad may be different
Seats Indian designs 800/1500 Solo and chummie from various sources can be modifed to fit.
REAR END
Rear Wheel Classic/Nomad 1500 1500
Rear Wheel/Rim Kawasaki Concours
Kawasaki Classic
1500 See the wheels tips page
Rear fender mounted luggage rack Various for Indian 800/1500 Can't really carry anything.
Rear Fender Tool Kit Indian 800/1500 The original rear fender tool kit can be adapted.
MISC
Chrome Shaft Drive Classic/Nomad 1500 1500 Must cut a notch in it for Drifter
Tank Bib/Bra/Strap Same year classic 1500 1500 check year because of tank size change
Tank Badges Indian/Gilroy 800/1500 Mod required
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