Harley Davidson 1200 Custom

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Harley Davidson 1200 Custom
Manufacturer
Production 1996 - 2017
Class Cruiser
Engine
air-cooled, Evolution
Bore / Stroke 88.9mm x 88.9mm
Compression ratio 10:01
Horsepower 61.02 HP (45.5 KW) @ 5500RPM
Torque 70.81 ft/lbs (96.0 Nm) @ 3750RPM
Transmission Gear box: chain

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: dual-piston
Rear: dual-piston
Front Tire 130/90B16 M/C 72H
Rear Tire 150/80B16 M/C 77H
Wheelbase 59.8 inches (1519 mm)
Length 87.6 inches (2225 mm)
Width 33.11 inches (841 mm)
Seat Height 27.99 inches (711 mm)
Weight 255.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Harley Davidson 1200 Custom was a air-cooled, Evolution Cruiser motorcycle produced by Harley Davidson between 1996 and 2016. Max torque was 70.81 ft/lbs (96.0 Nm) @ 3750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 61.02 HP (45.5 KW) @ 5500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 88.9mm bore x 88.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1202.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a chain transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/90B16 M/C 72H front tire and a 150/80B16 M/C 77H rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual-piston in the front and a dual-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The wheelbase was 59.8 inches (1519 mm) long.

1996 - 1999 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 1996 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1202cc, 45° V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and produces 59 horsepower and 87 Nm of torque. Lots of chrome embellishments, a dual seat, a silver and chrome engine finish, a blacked-out frame, a solid disc rear wheel, a laced front one, dual shocks as a rear suspension and a telescopic fork in the front all come as standard on this machine.


2000 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2000 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom sports an air-cooled, 1200cc, XL Evolution V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that produces a claimed 58 horsepower and 87 Nm of torque. It comes standard with a large, 19", laced front wheel, a solid-disc rear wheel, a new clossoinee on the fuel tank, an aircraft-style fuel cap, a two-up seat, a dual, staggered shorty exhaust system plus a silver, powder-coat finish on its engine.



2001 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

2001 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom

The 2001 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-Twin powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 61 horsepower and 88 Nm of torque. This machine's key features are the laced front wheel, the chrome, slotted-disc, rear wheel, the forward-mounted foot controls, a tall, chrome riser, a drag-style handlebar, a chrome bullet headlight, an one-piece, custom two-up seat, low-profile rear shocks, plus a black, powder-coat finish on its engine and chrome engine covers.


2002 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2002 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 88 Nm of torque at 3900 rpm.

This powerful cruiser boasts standard features such as the laced, 21" front wheel, a chrome, slotted-disc rear wheel, forward-mounted foot controls, a tall, chromed riser with drag style handlebars, a chrome bullet headlight, an one-piece, custom two-up seat, low-profile rear shocks, and a black, powder-coat finish on its engine plus chrome engine covers.


2003 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

2003 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom

The 2003 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 97 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. It comes standard with a laced front wheel, a chrome, slotted-disc rear wheel, forward-mounted foot controls, a tall, chromed riser with a drag-style handlebar, a chrome bullet headlight, an one-piece, custom two-up seat and low-profile rear shocks.


2004 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

2004 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom

The 2004 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 107 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. The highlights for this model are the forward-mounted foot controls, an one-piece, two-up seat, a silver, powder-coat finish on the engine and engine covers, a large, 21", laced-steel front wheel coupled to a slotted-disc, 16" rear one, a tall, chromed, pull-back riser and a dual shock rear suspension.


2005 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

2005 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom

The 2005 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 1200cc, XL Evolution V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 107 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm. Unlike its previous embodiment, it boasts a new, 1" rear axle, and a stiffer swingarm. Other features include a black, powder-coat finish on the engine, chrome engine covers, a laced, 21" front wheel, a slotted-disc, chrome, 16" rear wheel, forward-mounted foot controls, plus a chrome pull-back handlebar riser and a chrome bullet headlight.


2006 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2006 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom sports an air-cooled, 1200cc, V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 107 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm. Standard features include high-performance cams, high-compression, high-flow cylinder heads, a black, powder-coat finish on the engine, a new, smoother, quieter transmission, a new, lighter clutch effort, a large, 21", laved-steel front wheel, a chrome, slotted-disc, rear wheel, forward-mounted foot controls, a chrome, pullback handlebar riser, a chrome bullet headlight and a classic, 4.5-gallon fuel tank.


2007 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2007 MY Harley Davidson XL 1200C Sportster Custom has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 107 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. The highlights for this model are the black, powder-coat finish to the engine with chrome treatment, a 4.5-gallon fuel tank, high-compression, high-flow cylinder heads, high-performance cams, a chrome, laced-steel, 21" front wheel, a chrome, slotted-disc, cast-aluminum rear wheel, forward-mounted foot controls, a chrome, pull-back, handlebar riser plus a chrome bullet headlight.


2008 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

2008 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom

The 2008 MY Harley Davidson XL1200C Sportster 1200 Custom sports an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-twin engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission and can produce 107 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. Standard features include new tank decoration and cloisonné, a black, powder-coated finish to the engine and a chrome treatment, chrome, laced steel, 21" front wheels, a chrome, slotted-disc, cast-aluminum rear wheel, a wide, polished handlebar on pull-back risers, an one-piece, two-up classic seat, a chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust, forward-mounted foot controls, low-profile rear shocks, and a polished fuel tank console.


2009 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2009 MY Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C sports an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-twin powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and reaches its peak torque of 107 Nm at 4000 rpm. This machine is suitable for riders who want a simple but also intimidating cruiser, suitable for both day to day use and weekend strolls through the mountains, on the highway or in the countryside.

Unlike its previous embodiment, the 2009 model comes with new front fenders and a revised suspension package. Also, it comes with a chrome, slotted-disc, cast-aluminum rear wheel, a large, 21", chrome laced steel front wheel, a wide, polished handlebar on chrome pull-back risers, an one-piece, two-up seat and forward-mounted foot controls.


2010 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2010 MY Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom XL1200C sports an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach its peak torque of 107 Nm at 4000 rpm. It is a minimalist machine, but still one that keeps true to the House Milwaukee style and design, and is still sure to stand out in any crows.

Standard features include a chrome exhaust with dual staggered shorty mufflers, a stretched fuel tank with a polished stainless steel console, a large, 21", chromed and laced front wheel, a chrome, slotted disc, cast-aluminum rear wheel, a full-coverage rear fender with chrome supports, a chrome bullet headlamp, a stainless steel, low-rise handlebar and chrome pull-back riser. and forward-mounted controls for increased comfort.


2012 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2012 MY Harley Davidson XL1200C Sportster 1200 Custom has, at its heart, an air-cooled, 1202cc, Evolution powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, that reaches a peak torque of 107 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. This machine was designed for riders who want an asphalt-crunching cruiser that has a clean overall look.

The most defining features for this machine are the chromed, five-spoked, cast aluminum wheels, the wide fork spacing and triple clamps, a pull-back handlebar, the polished, forward-mounted foot controls, the two-up seat, and the chrome plating on the engine, exhaust and forks.


2013 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2013 MY Harley Davidson 1200 Custom sports an air-cooled, 1202cc, Evolution powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission and is capable of producing 107 Nm of torque. This cruiser has a classic styling with modern performance and safety features, thanks to the trademark MoCo recipe. The seat height is low and, combined with the pull-back handlebar, gives the rider a comfortable, chopper-like stance and allows him to firmly put his foot aground when stopping at traffic lights.

In the aesthetics department, the machine has a hand-finished paint scheme, like all House Milwaukee machines, which gives it an elegant touch. The five-spoked, chromed wheels add a touch of uniqueness, helping this two-wheeler distinguish itself among its Sportster siblings. Whether cruising down the boulevard or on a weekend, across-country trip, the 1200 Custom is always up for the task.


2014 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

The 2014 MY Harley Davidson 1200 Custom brings classic looks in a modern package, suitable for riders of different experience levels and with a particular taste for classic American cruisers. It sports an air-cooled, 1202cc Evolution powerplant that can produce 96 Nm of torque. This American thoroughbred engine is powerful enough to provide the rider with a thrilling, fast ride on the highway , but also gritty enough to make riding two-up and fully-loaded a breeze.

Technology-wise, the 1200 Custom features a closed loop exhaust system, bigger brake discs with ABS as standard, and ergonomic hand controls, all designed to make life easier for the rider. And when it comes to looks, few can match the classic look of the Harley, with its lace spoked wheels, a fat front end and high quality paint schemes, this machine is sure to turn heads no matter where one rides it.


2015 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

When you look at the new 2015 MY Harley Davidson 1200 Custom, the first thing that catches your eye is the front fork. With a fat, chopper-like look, is is attached with a thick triple clamp and ends with a beefy front tire, mounted in a 16 inch steel laced wheel. The air-cooled, 1202cc Evolution powerplant is mated to a five speed manual transmission and produces 96 Nm of torque. The overall look of the bike is superb, in accordance to the House Milwaukee recipe.


2016 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom[edit]

As all the models in the Sportster series, the 2016 MY Harley Davidson 1200 Custom has received an upgrade in the suspension department, which makes this new model more comfortable, as well as more maneuverable. In addition, the two-up custom seat has been revised for a higher level of comfort for both rider and pillion, and increases the long haul capabilities of this machine.

In all other departments, it comes with the same parts and specs as its previous embodiment, such as the air-cooled, four-stroke, 1202cc, Evolution powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce 96 Nm of torque at only 3750 rpm.


2017 Harley Davidson 1200 CUSTOM[edit]

The Sportster 1200 Custom model has plenty to back up its street brawling attitude. You’ve got 1200cc of world-famous H-D low-end torque to motivate you down the asphalt and a comfortable seat and suspension to make it all feel just right. And classic custom detailing, featuring black finishes complimented by chrome. Stand out on any street in the world.