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2008 Harley-Davidson Sportster® 883

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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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