What is the difference between a 883 and a 1200 Sportster?

What is the difference between a 883 and a 1200 Sportster?

The only difference between the 883 and 1200 Sportster is the displacement of the engine. The engines of the 883 and 1200 Sportster are no different in size if you looked at it outside. It simply has larger bores; approximately 3.5 inches to the approximate 3 inch bore of the 883.

Are 883 and 1200 frames the same?

Both bikes, in the case of the Roadster models, are pretty well the same dimensionally. The 1200R is actually a couple of pounds lighter than the 883R. I would recommend not boring out an 883 but to buy the 1200 instead.

Can you bore out a 883 cylinders to 1200?

For 883 to 1200 conversions, we prefer to bore a seasoned stock 883 cylinder to the 1200 size rather than selling a new set of 1200 cylinders. The end result is the very same, cylinder sleeve thickness wise, BUT the seasoned stock cylinder will hold it’s shape better after boring and last much longer.

How fast can a Harley 883 go?

105 mph
Top Speed: 105 mph (Est.)

Is the Iron 883 a chick bike?

Among the Harley community, the Sportster is generally and derogatorily called a “girl’s bike” because it’s the smallest of the three Harley engine families: Sportster; “Big Twin” and V-Rod. With its 900cc engine (actually 883) it is big enough and powerful and more than fast enough for me.

How fast is a low rider s?

With a Top Speed of 120 mph, the New Low Rider S can take off from 0 to 60 mph in just 4 seconds.

Did Harley make a Screaming Eagle Sportster?

Harley-Davidson has never made a Screamin’ Eagle edition Sportster. Chances are you already have a stage 1 “Screamin’ Eagle” air cleaner.

How much HP does a Harley 883 have?

The Iron 883 gets a good looking V-twin engine with a displacement of 883cc. The V-twin is air-cooled and brings along with it the classic Harley sound. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The engine makes 49 hp and 54 lb-ft of torque.


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