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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883

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2008 Standard


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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883

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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883 Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,695.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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 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
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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08 Sporty best bike in the world
By The Dirkster(Owner), Nov. 19, 2010
Light, narrow, agile, with great flickability. No lumbering behemouth geezerglide bagger half-car size bike here. The Sportster engages, embraces, empowers and involves you. This bike OOZES soul with a connectedness to place all the way back to 1957. No Jap bike even comes close to it. This from on... Read Full Review


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2008 HD Sporster xl883
By Paul Lindstrom(Owner), Jul. 18, 2015
After having ridden several HD Dyna models with 88 ci; 96 ci & 103 ci powerplants, I expected the 883 to be somewhat slow and an under-performer. Acceleration was sluggish; but this bike is a joy to ride. It is not a long distance interstate hiway type cycle, but a real fun bike to run around ... Read Full Review


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Great Bike
By Al(Owner), Feb. 27, 2017
I mostly rode sport and off road motorcycles my entire life. I decided to purchase this bike and could not be happier with it. Fit and finish is outstanding. It has more suspension than the newer irons therefore more clearance in the twisties. Good power delivery but runs out in upper rpms, as do mo... Read Full Review


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