Harley Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster (1980-82)

The Harley Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster was manufactured between 1980 and 1982, and featured a four-stroke, 45-degree V-twin, air cooled engine with a capacity of 997 cc. It had a compression ratio of 9.0:1, and was equipped with a single 34mm Keihin carburetor and electronic ignition. The motorcycle had a maximum power output of 57 hp at 5800 rpm, and a four-speed transmission with a final drive via chain. The front suspension of the motorcycle featured 35mm Showa tubes with a diameter of 193mm, with the rear suspension featuring dual Showa shocks with spring preload adjustability and 76mm of wheel travel. The front and rear brakes were both single disc, measuring 285 mm. The bike’s front and rear tyres were the MJ 90-19 and MT 90-19, respectively, and it had a wet weight of 240 kg and a fuel capacity of 9 litres.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Harley Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster

Year: 1980 – 82

Engine: Four stroke, 45 degrees V-Twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 997 cc / 60.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 81.0 x 96.8 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Induction: Single 34mm Keihin carburetor
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 57 hp / 41.6 kW @ 5800 rpm
Max Torque: NA
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: 35mm Showa tubs diameter 193mm wheel travel.
Rear Suspension: Dual Showa shocks spring preload adjustable, 76mm wheel travel.
Front Brakes: Single 285mm disc

Rear Brakes: Single 285mm disc
Front Tyre: MJ 90-19
Rear Tyre: MT 90-19
Wet Weight: 240 kg / 529 lba
Fuel Capacity: 9 Litres / 2.3 US gal

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