2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low

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2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low
2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low

2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low
2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low

2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low
2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low

2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low
2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low

2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low
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2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low
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2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low
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2007 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883 Low

The XL Sportster 883L goes even lower for 2007. Now with a seat height of just 25.3 inches, the 883L features new rear shocks, new front fork springs and damper tubes, new side stand and new foot pegs with feelers. These ergonomics provide precise handling for smaller riders or anyone who enjoys a narrow and agile ride. Like all Sportster 883 models, the 883L features ESPFI, new cams, new gauges and reduced clutch and brake lever effort to help inspire a confident ride. Offered in eight solid colors for 2007 with a special tank graphic.


XL Sportster 883L features:
Rubber-mounted XL 883cc Evolution engine
Silver powder-coated engine
Standard Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
New cams on retuned powertrain for improved performance
Lowered front and rear suspension
New coil-over, dual-adjustable preload rear shocks
New front fork springs and damper tubes
New foot pegs with feelers
New gauges with odometer clock, low fuel warning light and two trip set odometers
New lighter clutch effort
New side stand design
Silver, 13-spoke Cast Aluminum wheels
Wide polished handlebar
Low solo seat
Special fuel tank graphics
Chrome staggered shorty dual exhaust
Mid-mount foot controls
Classic 3.3-gallon fuel tank



Length 89.1 in. (2263.1 mm)
Overall Width 35.2 in. (894.1 mm)
Overall Height 45.7 in. (1160.8 mm)
Seat Height:
– Laden2
– Unladen
25.3 in. (641.3 mm)
26.3 in. (668.0 mm)
Ground Clearance 3.9 in. (99.1 mm)
Rake (steering head) 29.6°
Fork Angle 29.6°
Trail 4.6 in. (116.8 mm)
Wheelbase 60.0 in. (1524.0 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series, blackwall):
– Front – D401F
– Rear – D401
100/90-19 37H
150/80B16 71H
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal. (12.5 L)
(warning light at approximately 0.8 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 3.6 qts. (3.4 L)
– As Shipped
– In Running Order
– Gross Vehicle Weight
563 lbs. (255 kg)
583 lbs. (264 kg)
1000 lbs. (454 kg)


Engine Air-cooled, Evolution®
Valve Train Pushrod-operated, overhead valves
with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters;
two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.00 in. x 3.81 in.
(76.20 mm x 96.82 mm)
Displacement 53.86 cu. in. (883 cc)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Lubrication System Dry-sump


Primary Drive Chain, 57/34 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 68/28 ratio
Clutch 9-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
Gear Ratios (overall):
– 1st
– 2nd
– 3rd
– 4th
– 5th
10.782 10.782 10.782
7.702 7.702 7.702
5.728 5.728 5.728
4.748 4.748 4.748
4.071 4.071 4.071

Frame Mild steel tubular frame; circular sections;
cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections,
stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork 39 mm
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels4 (Chrome, Laced
Steel option):
Silver, 13-spoke Cast Aluminum
– Front
– Rear
19 in. x 2.15 in. (482.6 mm x 54.61 mm)
16 in. x 3.0 in. (406.4 mm x 76.2 mm)
– Caliper Type
– Rotor Type
(diameter x width):
– Front (floating)
– Rear
Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
Patented, uniform expansion rotors
11.5 in. x .20 in. (292.1 mm x 5.08 mm)
11.5 in. x .23 in. (292.1 mm x 5.84 mm)
Suspension Travel:
– Front Wheel
– Rear Wheel
4.6 in. (116.8 mm)
2.4 in. (61.0 mm)

Engine Torque (per SAE J1349)5:
– North America 55.0 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm
(74.6 NM @ 3500 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168):
– Right
– Left
Fuel Economy9
(EPA urban/highway test)
45.0/59.7 mpg (5.23/3.94 L/100 km)

Battery (per Battery Council
International Rating)
Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V,
12-amp/hour, 200 cca
Charging Single-phase, 30-amp system
(357W @ 13.5V, 2000 rpm, 405W max power @ 13.5V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter
motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
– Headlamp
(quartz halogen)
– Tail/Stop Lights
– Turn Signal Lights
– Indicator Lamps
55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
8W/28W (5W/21W)
28W (21W) self-canceling
High beam, neutral, low oil pressure,
turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel
warnings, security system6 (optional)

Styling / Convenience
Engine Trim Silver powder-coated with
polished treatment
Exhaust System Chrome, staggered shorty duals
Foot Supports
and Controls
Mid-mounted rider footpegs with brake
and shift levers
Handlebars Stainless steel, classic touring
Seat One-piece, solo Sportster classic
Instruments Electronic speedometer with odometer,
time-of-day clock on odometer, dual
resettable tripmeter, fuel gauge with
low fuel warning light, low oil pressure
indicator light, diagnostics readout,
LED lights
Hazard Warning Integrated into turn signal controls
Smart Security System Optional, next-generation hands-free
security fob; operates based on proximity
to vehicle

Vivid Black, Black Cherry Pearl, Black Pearl, Fire Red Pearl, Deep
Cobalt Pearl, Pacific Blue Pearl (new), Pewter Pearl (new), White Gold
Pearl (new)

Warranty7 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km),
every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter8

1 Harley-Davidson reserves the right to discontinue models or change specifications at
any time without incurring any obligations. Vehicle specifications may vary by country
and region depending on local laws. Some models are not available in certain countries.
2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
3 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2 (87 octane or higher for XL 883 models).
Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country and region.
4 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
5 Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
6 North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security
system includes immobilizer and siren.
7 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
8 Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2,500 mile
(4,000 km) intervals.
9 Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding
family conducted by Harley-Davidson under ideal laboratory conditions. Not all
motorcycle models undergo fuel economy testing. Fuel economy and mileage may
vary among motorcycle models within a family. Your mileage may vary depending on
your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle
configuration, and other conditions. Break-in mileage may vary.
10 Availability may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change without notice.

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