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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom

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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom

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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Custom Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,945.00
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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883 custom vs 800 intruder
By steven russell(Owner), Mar. 14, 2009
I purchased my harley sportster 883 custom last year, in may I traded in a 2003 suzuki intruder. The intruder has a faster motor and really fast on the take offs, and has shaft drive, it will leave a sportster in the dust on the straight away for a short while. But that is where it ends. The 883 c... Read Full Review

 

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My First Harley - 2008 883 Custom
By Douglas Salway(Owner), Feb. 21, 2009
New to the Harley-Davidson family this past year, the perfect choice for my first Harley was the 883 Custom. It has just the right amount of power and is a good size for me. It is a great bike for beginners like myself. A major factor for ownership for me was affordability, and the 883 custom was ve... Read Full Review

 

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what a bike should look and feel like
By Malcom(Owner), Nov. 14, 2008
I purchased a 2008 Sportster 883 Custom several months back. I have been very pleased with everthing about the bike. It looks like what a motorcycle should look like. Good balance between just enough chrome and really nice paint. No crazy looking humps, bumps, plastic, and gaps like the Japanese... Read Full Review

 

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