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2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom

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2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom

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2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,595.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Compression Ratio  8.9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop MH90-21 54H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  60.4 / 1534.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17

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Slightly Overpriced
By Bob Mateski(Owner), Feb. 9, 2009
Basic harley with a little extra room to strech out on, what it really needs to make it an all day rider is a better seat right out of the factory!

The seat feels like a 2x4 with leather over it, for the price Harley charges that seat should be far better.

Other than the seat and the price ther... Read Full Review

 

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2005 XL883C
By Glassy(Owner), Jun. 26, 2010
I am very happy with my Sporty, I purchased the bike with 11000km's and I am unsure if it had been looked at since the first service as I found out when I first serviced the bike.



I find it an absolute joy to ride, I have upgraded mufflers, air filter and rejetted the carb, it has increased the... Read Full Review

 

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883 Sportster
By J.L.Clement(Owner), Aug. 8, 2011
I have a Screaming Eagle edition custom. It runs very well, though it "belches" now and then when it's cold. The sound of the Scream'n eagle pipes are sweet. The seat is marginal. The handlebars are barely adequate. In order to change the bars it could cost up to five hundred dollars for t... Read Full Review

 

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2005 Sporty 883
By J.L.Clement(Owner), Jan. 30, 2012
I've had many bikes and thought I'd try the new rubber mounted version Sporty (2004 on up). I still detect a significant amount of vibration and the seat is just barely adequate. I love the macho sound, the nice lines and handling. I believe Harley finally made a Sportster worth buying. However, thi... Read Full Review

 

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