2002 Harley-Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom

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2002 Harley-Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom
2002 Harley-Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom


– 2002 Harley-Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom

The Sportster® 1200 Custom takes Sportster grunt to high style with forward foot controls, bullet headlight and drag style handlebar with unique riser. The Black and Chrome 1200cc Evolution engine drives the point home and completes the look. Add to it a 21-inch laced front wheel and a 16-inch slotted chrome disc rear wheel and you’re down the road on one of the best looking motorcycles ever.

Key XL 1200C SPORTSTER® 1200 Custom Characteristics

-Rigid mount 1200cc Evolution® engine
-Black powdercoated engine with chrome covers
-Laced front wheel, slotted chrome disc rear wheel
-Forward foot controls
-Tall, chromed riser with drag style handlebar
-Chrome bullet headlight
-One-piece, custom two-up seat
-Low-profile rear shocks
-MSRP US $9,155

Vehicle specifications and features may vary from country to country depending on local laws, and some models are not available in certain countries.



Length 89.0 in. (2258.8 mm)
Seat Height (measure laden w/ 180 lb. rider) 27.6 in. (699.5 mm)
Seat Height TUV (measure unladen; int’l measure) (710 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.7 in. (119.3 mm)
Rake 30.1 degrees
Trail 4.7 in. (119.3 mm)
Wheelbase 60.0 in. (1522.8 mm)
Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series S/T D401
Front MH90-21
Rear 130/90HB16
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal. (12.5 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity 0.5 gal. (1.9 L)
Oil Capacity 3.0 qts. (2.8 L)
Dry Weight 491.0 lbs. (234.0 kg)
Vehicle Weight In Running Order (int’l measure) (245 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 948.0 lbs. (430.4 kg)

Engine OHV V2®Evolution®
Valves Pushrod-operated overhead valves; with hydraulic
self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore and Stroke 3.498 x 3.812 in. (76.2 X 96.8 mm)
Displacement 73.2 cu. in. (1200 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel System Carburetion (40 mm constant velocity with enrichener and accelerator pump)
Air Cleaner/Filter Oval racetrack with brushed aluminum insert;
High efficiency pleated paper filtration
Ignition Inductive, battery-powered,V Fire III™ electronic breakerless
with solid-state dual stage advance
Lubrication System Dry sump, gear drive pump with full flow spin-on disposable oil filter

Primary Drive Triple-row chain; 35/56-tooth sprockets; 1.60:1
Final Drive Gates aramid fiber reinforced Poly Chain belt; 29/61-tooth sprockets; 2.103:1
Clutch Multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Transmission Five-speed,constant mesh
Gear Ratio:
1st 9.047 (9.717)
2nd 6.210 (6.210)
3rd 4.823 (5.180)
4th 3.973 (4.267)
5th 3.366 (3.615)

Frame Mild steel, twin cradle
Swing Arm Mild steel, rectangular section
Front Fork 39 mm with polished aluminum fork bracket
Wheels 21 in. laced front, 16 in. rear disc
Caliper Type Four-piston front and rear
Rotor Type (diameter x width) Patented, uniform expansion rotors
Front 11.5 in. x .20 in. (292.1 mm x 5.08 mm)
Rear 11.5 in. x .23 in. (292.1 mm x 5.82 mm)
Suspension travel:
Front wheel 4.10 in. (104.1 mm)
Rear wheel 2.10 in. (53.3 mm)

Engine Torque 71.0 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm (88 NM @ 3900 rpm)
Braking at 60 mph (96.6 kph):
Maximum load 160 ft. (48.8 m)
Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168):
Right 35 degrees
Left 33 degrees

Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, 12-volt, 19 amp-hour, 270cca (per Battery Council International rating)
Charging 21-amp permanent magnet alternator with solid-state regulator
(275 watts @ 3,000rpm, 285 peak)
Starting Electric start
Lights: (As per country regulation)
Headlamp Quartz halogen 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Tail/stop lights 8w/28w, (5w/21w)
Turn signal lights 28w self-canceling, (21w)
Running lights Integrated in front turn signals (except where prohibited by law)

Engine Trim Black and chrome
Exhaust System Staggered shorty duals
Front Fender Sport-style
Handlebars Low-rise
Rider Footpegs Isolated
Footpegs Passenger
Seat Two-up
Rear Shocks Short stroke
Instruments Electronic speedometer with odometer and resettable tripmeter

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Concord Purple Pearl,Two-Tone Luxury Blue/Diamond Ice
Two-Tone Luxury Rich Red/Black
Impact Blue Pearl,Two-Tone Real Red/Diamond Ice

Warranty 12 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 Km); every 5,000 miles (8,000 Km) thereafter.
– Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2,500 mile (4,000 Km) intervals –

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