Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster (2000-01)

The Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster motorcycle was manufactured from 2000-01 and features a four-stroke, 45-degree V-twin engine with an 883cc capacity and air cooling. The compression ratio is 8.8:1, and the bike uses carburetion with a 40mm constant velocity, an enrichener, and an accelerator pump. The ignition is digital CDI, and it starts with electric. The clutch is a multi-plate clutch with a diaphragm spring in an oil bath, while the five-speed transmission is driven by a belt final drive. The bike has a mild steel, tubular frame with circular sections and cast junctions, and the rear swingarm is mild steel with rectangular tube sections and stamped junctions. The suspension includes 39mm conventional cartridge forks in the front and dual shocks coil-over with dual-adjustable preload in the rear. The front brakes are single 292mm discs with two-piston calipers, while the rear features single 292mm discs with one-piston calipers. The front and rear tires are 100/90-19 and 130/90HB16, respectively, and the rake is 29.6 degrees with a fork angle of 30.1 degrees. The bike’s dimensions are 2237mm in length, with a wheelbase of 1522mm, a seat height of 711.2mm, a ground clearance of 112mm, and a dry weight of 222kg. The fuel capacity is 17 liters or 4.5 US gallons, with a wet weight of 263kg.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster

Year: 2000 – 01

Engine: Four stroke, 45 degrees V-Twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 883 cc / 53.9 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 76.2 x 96.8 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.8:1
Induction: Carburetion (40 mm constant velocity with enrichener and accelerator pump) Air Cleaner/Filter Oval racetrack ;
Ignition: Digital CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Torque: 69 Nm 52 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm
Clutch: Multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Belt
Gear Ratio: 1st 10.944 9.792 9.467 2nd 7.542 6.732 6.663 3rd 5.834 5.220 5.143 4th 4.806 4.301 4.278 5th 4.071 3.643 3.643
Frame: Mild steel, tubular frame; circularsections; cast junctions Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Suspension: 39mm Conventional cartridge forks

Rear Suspension: Dual shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Front Brakes: Single 292mm disc 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 292mm disc 1 piston calipers
Front Tyre: 100/90-19
Rear Tyre: 130/90HB16
Rake: 29.6 degrees
Fork Angle: 30.1 degrees
Trail: 117 mm / 4.6 in
Dimensions: Length 2237 mm / 88.3 in
Wheelbase: 1522 mm / 60 in
Seat Height: 711.2 mm / 28 in
Ground Clearance: 112 mm / 4.4 om
Dry Weight: 222 kg / 489.0 lbs
Wet Weight: 263 kg / 579 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.5 US gal

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