1979 Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster Specs

motorcycle specs

These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 1979 Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster.

Basic Specs

Year1979
MakeHarley-Davidson
ModelHarley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster
TypeSport
Cost

Engine

Displacement997.00 ccm (60.84 cubic inches)
Type
DetailsV2, four-stroke
Max RPM
Compression9.0:1
Bore/Stroke81.0 x 96.8 mm (3.2 x 3.8 inches)
Valves/Cylinder2
Fueling
Ignition
Exhaust
Lubrication
CoolingAir

Drivetrain

Gearbox4-speed
Final DriveChain
Clutch
Driveline

Performance

Horespower57.00 HP (41.6 kW)
Torque
Top Speed180.0 km/h (111.8 mph)

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption
Fuel Capacity9.00 litres (2.38 gallons)
Emissions

Chassis

Frame Type
Rake
Trail
Front Suspension
Front Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Travel
Seat
Seat Height
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height
Total Length
Total Width
Ground Clearance
Wheelbase
Dry Weight
Wet Weight240.0 kg (529.1 pounds)

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre3.75-19
Rear Tire/Tyre4.25-18
Front BrakesDual disc
Front Brake Diameter
Rear BrakesSingle disc
Rear Brake Diameter
Wheels

Comments

It appears you're interested in specifications for the Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster. This Sport model is powered by a V2, four-stroke engine with 997.00 ccm (60.84 cubic inches) of actual displacement before 9.0:1 compression. Fueling is metered via allowing this machine to produce its 57.00 HP (41.6 kW) horsepower and torque. According to our records engine heat of the Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster is moderated by Air. You'll need to get familiar with the 4-speed transmission and pay attention to final drive Chain maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 3.75-19 and the rear is 4.25-18 . The entire package is supported by the frame, . We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Dual disc front brakes and Single disc rear brakes. The Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster was launched in 1979, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.