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Max James 78 Sportster now belonging to Simi.

Max James's pride and joy, this bike is a 78 Harley Davidson Sportster with custom modifications for the man himself before his death. Left to his only daughter after his death, its only recently been pulled back out of the garage and seen the street again. Black with custom painted angel wings on the tank, its the classic version of the newer editions.

Relative InformationEdit

Model: Harley-Davidson XLCH 1000 Sportster
Year: 1978
Category: Sport touring
Rating: 73.2 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement: 997.00 ccm (60.84 cubic inches)
Engine type: V2, four-stroke
Power: 57.00 HP (41.6 kW)) @ 6000 RPM
Top speed: 185.0 km/h (115.0 mph)
Compression: 9.0:1
Bore x stroke: 81.0 x 96.8 mm (3.2 x 3.8 inches)
Valves per cylinder: 2
Fuel control: OHV
Cooling system: Air
Gearbox: 4-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Front tyre dimensions: 3.75-19
Rear tyre dimensions: 4.25-18
Front brakes: Dual disc
Rear brakes: Single disc
Physical measures and capacities
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc: 220.0 kg (485.0 pounds)
Fuel capacity: 9.00 litres (2.38 gallons)