What does the 48 mean on a Sportster?

Road Master. Aside from all the Sportster haters…the “48” IS a reference to the 1st year the Peanut tank appeared on a Harley (1948 125 CC single-cylinder Model 125). The MoCo also recognizes that the peanut tank was in fact created prior to WWII by a German Motorcycle company, for the DKW RT125.

What engine is in a 2004 Sportster?

Make Model Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom
Year 2004 – 05
Engine Four stroke, 45° V-Twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity 1199 cc / 73.2 cub in.
Bore x Stroke 88.8 x 96.8 mm

How fast is a Harley 883?

105 mph
2016 – 2021 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Top Speed: 105 mph (Est.)

What’s the difference between a nightster and a Sportster?

The Nightster came with shorter forks and made for a more stable ride, with plenty of road feedback to help the rider decide how to handle the corners. The Sportster has often been called one of the best-handling Harleys on the market, but the Nightster was even better.

Is a 48 a Sportster?

The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight lives among the Sportster models of Harley’s cruiser line, offering riders a compact, aggressive, custom-looking V-twin experience.

What is the difference between 883 and 1200 Sportster?

The only difference between the 883 and 1200 Sportster is the displacement of the engine. Simply put, the 1200 Sportster engine has a bit more material and weighs slightly more than the 883 engine; the difference in weight is too small though to make a significant effect on performance.

How many miles can a Harley Sportster last?

How long can a Sportster last? If you maintain a Harley (or any motorcycle) it will last many, many years. Keep it in a garage and it will probably outlast the owner… in all seriousness Harley’s have been known to go easily 200,000 miles without any issues, if not more.

What are the specs of a 2004 Harley Davidson?

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Where to buy Harley Davidson XL 883 Sportster parts?

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What kind of bike is the XL 883?

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