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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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Identification
Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,595.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Evolution®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  51 / 69.1
Torque RPM  4300
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  76.2 / 3
Stroke (mm/in)  96.8 / 3.81
Displacement (cc/ci)  883.3 / 53.9
Compression Ratio  8.9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  57 / 48
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  4.1 / 4.9
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  40
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  10.94 / 7.52 / 5.83 / 4.81 / 4.07
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  54H
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  71H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop MH90-21 54H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.52
Wheelbase (in/mm)  60.4 / 1534.2
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.4 / 111.8
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  6
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  558 / 253.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.58
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.5 / 673.1
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning  Standard
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  24
Destination Charge  195
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Sportster® 883 Custom
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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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.

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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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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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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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