1971 Sportster

  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is stamped on the right side of the engine crankcase and on the frame steering head.
  • 3A13675H1 is a 1971 XLH.
Model CodeModel NumberSerial NumberManufacturer IDModel Year
XLH3A10,000 and up (5 digits)H (for Harley Davidson)1 (1971)
XLCH4A10,000 and up (5 digits)H (for Harley Davidson)1 (1971)
XLA4D10,000 and up (5 digits)H (for Harley Davidson) 1 (1971)

Engine- 883

  • Engine type: Air Cooled, Overhead Valve, 45 Degree V-twin 1)Iron Head
  • Displacement: 54 ci / 883 cc
  • Hemi-spherical style heads
  • Bore: 3 in / 7.62 cm 2)
  • Stroke: 3.8125 in / 9.68 cm 3)
  • Piston Displacement: 53.9 cu. in. / 883 cc 4)
  • 90 Degree Valve Angle
  • Compression: 9.0:1 5)6)
  • Horsepower: 58 @ 6800 rpm 7)
  • Torque: 52 ft-lb / 2.191 Nm @ 3800 rpm 8)
  • Fuel System: Tillotson Carburetor 9)
  • Carburetor Main Jets:
  • Carburetor Slow Jet:
  • Engine Idle Slow Speed:
  • Engine speed for setting ignition timing:
  • Fuel Tank Capacity:
  • Oil Tank Capacity w/Filter:

Specifications

Models

XLH 883

What is the Current KBB Value? 10)

XLCH 883

What is the Current KBB Value? 11)


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Harley-Davidson 1970 - 1977 Service Manual
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1970 thru 1981 per '59-'85 Clymer Sportster Service Manual
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1970-2010 Haynes Sportster Service and Repair Manual
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