2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883

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2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883
2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883

 

– 2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883

The Sportster® 883, is the pure essence of the sport; uninhibited and just plain fun. The Sportster 883 features a slender frame, narrow tank, classic solo seat, low-rise handlebar, staggered shorty dual exhaust and an amber-lit electronic speedo. At the center of it all is an 883cc Evolution® V-Twin engine, that responds with hefty chunks of torque. The Sportster 883 represents an excellent entry vehicle into the Harley-Davidson family at an affordable price.

Key XLH SPORTSTER® 883 Characteristics

-Rigid mount 883cc Evolution® engine
-Silver powdercoated engine with polished covers
-Narrow, loop frame
-Twin coil-over vertical rear shocks
-Low-rise handlebar
-Classic solo seat (Two-up seat available via P&A)
-Chrome staggered shorty dual exhaust
-Mid-mount foot controls
-MSRP US $5,695

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

 

Specifications:

DIMENSIONS
Length 88.1 in. (2236.0 mm)
Seat Height (measure laden w/ 180 lb. rider) 28.0 in. (710.6 mm)
Seat Height TUV (measure unladen; int’l measure) (720 mm)
Ground Clearance 6.7 in. (170.0 mm)
Rake 29.6 degrees
Trail 4.6 in. (116.7 mm)
Wheelbase 60.0 in. (1522.8 mm)
Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series S/T D401
Front 100/90-19
Rear 130/90HB16
Fuel Capacity (includes 0.5 gal. reserve) 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 489.0 lbs. (222.0 kg)
Vehicle Weight In Running Order (int’l measure) (230 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 948.0 lbs. (430.4 kg)

ENGINE
Engine OHV V2®Evolution®
Valve Pushrod-operated overhead valves; with hydraulic
self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore and Stroke 3.00 x 3.812 in. (76.2 X 96.8 mm)
Displacement 53.86 cu. in. (883 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel System Carburetion (40 mm constant velocity with enrichener and accelerator pump)
Air Cleaner/Filter Oval “racetrack”; 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

DRIVETRAIN
Primary Drive Triple-row chain; 35/56-tooth sprockets; 1.60:1
Final Drive Gates aramid fiber reinforced Poly Chain belt; 27/61-tooth sprockets; 2.259:1
Clutch Multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Transmission Five-speed,constant mesh
Gear Ratio:
1st 9.717
2nd 6.690
3rd 5.180
4th 4.267
5th 3.615P

CHASSIS
Frame Mild steel, twin cradle
Swing Arm Mild steel, rectangular section
Front Fork 39 mm
Rear Shocks Long stroke
Wheels 19 in. front, 16 in. rear, 13-spoke aluminum cast (laced option)
Brakes:
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 6.1 in. (175.3 mm)
Rear wheel 3.62 in. (91.9 mm)

PERFORMANCE
Engine Torque 49 ft. lbs. @ 4500 rpm (66 NM @ 4600 rpm)
Braking at 60 mph (96.6 kph):
Maximum load 160 ft. (48 m)
Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168):
Right 37 degrees
Left 37 degrees

ELECTRIC
Battery Sealed 12-volt, maintenance-free, 19 amp-hour, 270 cca
(per Battery Council International rating)
Charging 22-amp permanent magnet alternator with solid-state regulator
(275 watts @ 3,000 rpm, 285 watts 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)

STYLING/CONVENIENCE
Engine Trim Polished
Exhaust System Staggered shorty duals
Front Fender Sport-style
Handlebars Low-rise stainless steel
Footpegs Isolated
Seat Solo
Instruments Speedometer with odometer and resettable tripmeter

COLORS
Vivid Black, Luxury Blue Pearl
Luxury Rich Red Pearl

WARRANTY
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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