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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 1200 Nightster

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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 1200 Nightster

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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 1200 Nightster Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,695.00
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  9.7:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 100/90 R19 57H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  60 / 1524
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.3 / 12.5

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The only Sportster to Buy
By William Allen(Owner), Dec. 4, 2008
The nightster is an excellent bike. Unlike other sportsters the outward slash pipes actually have a great sound. The bike is really low, this is evident by the nice sound of the peg feelers grinding on the asphalt, whenever you lean into a nice curve. The fuel injection is great on this bike. Un... Read Full Review

 

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what i liked/ would have done different with my '08 1200 XLN
By Joshman(Owner), Mar. 24, 2009
I entered into the world of motorcycling and Harley Davidsons when I purchased my 08 Nightster i nlate '07.



I added the following items before taking the bike home:

- smoky sport windshield

- passenger pillion

- medium low sissy

- 2-up sport luggage rack

- engine guard

- new pipes and screa... Read Full Review

 

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cool little bike
By Barzeen Vaziri(Owner), Nov. 7, 2008
I just purchased this bike last week for my wife, who at 5'2" has a very limited selection available to her. This was the first bike we found after visiting a dozen different dealerships and sitting on well over a hundred bikes where she could put her feet down and not have anything hot touchin... Read Full Review

 

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2008 HD 1200N
By wayne(Owner), Jan. 5, 2009
I have owned many bikes over the years including some fast (2003 BMW R1150RT) some sporty (2004 HD Sportster 1200C), and some comfy (2004 Harley Davidson Heritage Classic). The Nightster is a great bike that is very sharp, powerful, easy to ride and comfortable on the shorter rides. For my money, ... Read Full Review

 

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Fun Bike!
By b. howard(Owner), Jan. 7, 2009
I've got the orange/black Nightster, loved the old Harley flat track colors and look from the get go. I am 5ft 7 inches and could not deal with the mid mount foot controls, foward controls are great however! Screaming eagle pipes and air filter set up made the bike sound and run - much, much better!... Read Full Review

 

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