2005 Harley-Davidson XL 883C Sportster 883 Custom
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– 2005 Harley-Davidson XL 883C Sportster 883 Custom
The Sportster 883 Custom offers a laid-back profile, with forward controls and pull-back handlebars. A laced 21-inch front wheel, a longer, 4.5-gallon fuel tank and a two-up seat give this Sportster a leaner, lower look. Ten paint combinations are offered for 2005 including solid, pearl and two-tone schemes.
XL 883C Sportster 883 Custom features:
Rubber-mounted XL Evolution 883 engine
Silver powder-coated engine and covers
New 1-inch diameter rear axle and stiffer swingarm
Chrome staggered shorty dual exhaust
Chrome pull-back handlebar riser
Laced 21-inch front wheel, disc 16-inch rear wheel
One-piece, two-up seat
Forward foot controls
4.5-gallon fuel tank
DIMENSIONS U.S. UNITS
Length 90.3 in.
Laden(1) 26.3 in.
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 558.0 lbs.
Running Order N/A
Displacement 53.86 in.³
Bore x Stroke 3.00 in. x 3.81 in.
Engine Torque(4)(5) 51.0 ft. lbs. @ 4300 rpm
Fuel System(6) Carburetor
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Miles per Gallon(7)
Carb. 57 hwy / 48 city
Primary Drive Chain
Gear Ratio (overall)
Rear Custom silver cast aluminum alloy
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) 32º / 30º
Exhaust System Staggered shorty duals
Vivid black, brilliant silver, sierra red, luxury teal, real red, luxury blue, glacier white pearl, two-tone luxury blue and impact blue, two-tone impact blue and vivid black, two-tone sierra red and brilliant silver
Silver powder-coated engine with polished covers; significantly reduced clutch lever effort; 4.5-gallon fuel tank; forward foot controls; laced front wheel, disc rear wheel; chrome pull-back riser; one-piece, two-up seat
Vivid black $7,595
Laced wheel option (if applicable) Standard front
H-D® factory security system $275
Freight (applies to the 48 contiguous states and Alaska only) $185