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2009 Harley Davidson XL883C Sportster

2009 Harley Davidson XL883C Sportster

XL 883C Sportster 883 Custom

Those seeking a laid-back, two-up custom ride in an easy to handle package need look no further than the 883 Custom. With a new suspension and lighter rear wheel, a 17 litre fuel tank, two-up seat, and low-rise handlebars, the 883 Custom rolls down the road with true style, comfort and authentic American V-Twin performance.

XL Sportster 883 Custom features:

  • Isolation-mounted 883cc Evolution engine
  • Silver powdercoated engine
  • New lighter silver solid disc cast aluminium
  • 16-inch rear wheel
  • Chrome laced steel 21-inch front wheel
  • New recalibrated suspension
  • New low profile front fender
  • Chrome, low-rise handlebars on pullback riser
  • One-piece, two-up Sportster classic seat
  • Chrome staggered shorty dual exhaust
  • Low profile rear shocks
  • Forward foot controls
  • 17 litre fuel tank
  • Smart Security System

Dimensions

Length (mm) ...................................................................................................2275
Seat Height (mm)2 .............................................................................................673
Ground Clearance (mm) ....................................................................................112
Rake at steering head (°) / Trail (mm) ........................................................ 30 / 119
Fork Angle ........................................................................................................30°
Wheelbase (mm) .............................................................................................1520
Fuel Capacity (litres) ...........................................................................................17
Oil Capacity w/fi lter (litres) .................................................................................3.4
Dry Weight (kg) .................................................................................................255

Powertrain

Engine .................................................................................Air-cooled, Evolution
Displacement (cu.cm) .......................................................................................883
Bore x Stroke (mm) ...............................................................................76.2 x 96.8
Fuel System ...................................Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Compression Ratio ..........................................................................................8.9:1
Exhaust System ....................Chrome, staggered shorty exhaust with dual mufflers

Tyres:

Front ...............................................................................D402F MH90-21 54H
Rear ............................................................................... D401 150/80B16 71H

Wheels:

Front ........................................................................... 21” Chrome, steel laced
Rear ..................................................New 16” Silver, cast aluminium solid disc

Drivetrain

Primary Drive ..............................................................................Chain, 34/57 ratio
Final Drive .....................................................................................Belt, 28/68 ratio
Clutch .................................................................................................. 9-plate, wet
Transmission .............................................................................................5-speed

Gear Ratios:
1st .......................................................................................................... 10.78
2nd ........................................................................................................... 7.70
3rd ............................................................................................................ 5.73
4th ............................................................................................................ 4.75
5th ............................................................................................................ 4.07

Chassis

Brakes, Dia (Front/Rear, mm) .................................................................. 292 / 292
Caliper Type .....................................................Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
Front Fork .....................................................................................................39mm
Rear Shocks ...................................................... Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Suspension Travel:
Front (mm) .................................................................................................145
Rear (mm) ....................................................................................................54
Frame ............................. Mild steel tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm .....Mild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions; MIG welded

Performance

Engine Torque (EU Standard EC95/1)5 ......................70 Nm / 52 ft lbs @ 3750 rpm
Lean Angle per SAE J1168 (Degrees Left/Right) .......................................... 31 / 29

Electrical

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, 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Tail/Stop Lights....................................................................................5W/21W
Turn Signal Lights ............................................................... 21W self-canceling
Instruments ..............Handlebars-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer;
.......................................................... Time-of-day clock; Dual resettable tripmeter
Indicator Lamps ......................... High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals,
......................................... engine diagnostics, low fuel warnings, security system6

Colour Options

Vivid Black; Pewter Pearl; Flame Blue Pearl; Red Hot Sunglo; White Gold Pearl & Pewter Pearl; Red Hot Sunglo & Smokey Gold

Model Features

Silver powder-coated engine; Chrome, bullet headlamp; Chrome, tall pull-back riser; Forward-mounted rider footpegs; Standard passenger footpegs; Stainless steel, low-rise handlebars; One-piece, two-up Sportster classic seat; New low profile rear shocks for improved ride quality; New low-profile front fender

Warranty

Warranty .................................................................24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval .........................................................First 1,000 miles (1,600 km),
................................................................. every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter