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– 2005 Harley-Davidson XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom

XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom
The Sportster 1200 Custom offers the performance of the rubber-mounted XL Evolution 1200 engine with classic custom touches including a laced 21-inch front wheel and slotted disc rear wheel, chrome engine covers, forward-mount controls as well as pull-back handlebars and riser.

XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom features:

Rubber-mounted XL Evolution 1200 engine
High-compression, high-flow cylinder heads
High-performance cams
Black powder-coated engine with chrome covers
New 1-inch diameter rear axle and stiffer swingarm
Laced 21-inch front wheel, slotted 16-inch chrome disc rear wheel
Forward foot controls
Chrome pull-back handlebar riser
Chrome bullet headlight
4.5-gallon fuel tank

Length 90.3 in.

Seat Height

Laden(1) 26.5 in.

Unladen N/A

Ground Clearance 4.4 in.

Rake Steering Head/Trail 30.1º / 4.7 in.

Wheelbase 60.4 in.

Fuel Capacity(2) 4.5 gals.

Oil Capacity 3.6 qts.


Dry Weight 554.0 lbs.

Running Order N/A

Engine(3) Evolution®

Displacement 73.20 in.³

Bore x Stroke 3.50 in. x 3.81 in.

Engine Torque(4)(5) 79.0 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm

Fuel System(6) Carburetor

Compression Ratio 9.7:1

Miles per Gallon(7)

Carb. 52 hwy / 45 city


Primary Drive Chain

Gear Ratio (overall)

1st 9.454

2nd 6.500

3rd 5.040

4th 4.152

5th 3.517


Front Steel laced

Rear Chrome cast aluminum slotted disc

Tire Size

Front MH90-21 54H

Rear 150/80B16 71H

Electronics Optional security system

Instruments Electronic speedometer; odometer; resettable tripmeter; diagnostic readout

Indicator Lamps Oil pressure; engine diagnostics

Brakes (diameter x width)

Front 11.5 in. x 0.20 in.

Rear 11.5 in. x 0.23 in.

Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168) 31º / 29º

Exhaust System Staggered shorty duals

Vivid black, brilliant silver pearl, sierra red pearl, chopper blue pearl, lava red sunglo, glacier white pearl, rich sunglo blue, two-tone chopper blue pearl and brilliant silver pearl, two-tone black cherry pearl and black pearl, two-tone sierra red pearl and brilliant silver pearl, two-tone smokey gold pearl and vivid black, two-tone vivid black and lava red sunglo

Black powder-coated engine with chrome covers; 4.5-gallon fuel tank; laced front wheel, slotted chrome disc rear wheel; forward foot controls; chrome pull-back riser; chrome bullet headlight; high compression, high flow cylinder heads; performance cams


Vivid black $9,495

Pearl or Sunglo $9,715

Two-tone $9,915

Anodized N/A

Wheel option Standard front (laced)
$275 (profile laced)

H-D® factory security system $275


California emissions

Carb. $120


Freight (applies to the 48 contiguous states and Alaska only) $195

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