1959 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH

Year: 1959

GENERAL

Make: Harley-Davidson
Model: Sportster XLH
Retail New: $1,200
Retail Current:

CHASSIS

Frame: Tubular cradle
Wheelbase: 1,448mm (57in)
Seat Height:
Front Tire: 3.5in x 18in
Rear Tire: 4.0in x 18in
Front Brakes:
Rear Brakes: 203mm (8in) single-leading-show-drum
Front Suspension: Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension: Twin shock absorbers, adjustable preload
Instrumentation:

ENGINE

Engine Type:
Engine Displacement:
Bore x Stroke:
Valve Train:
Valves per Cylinder:
Valve Adjustment:
Compression: 9:1
Carburation: Single Linkert
Ignition: Coil and breaker points
Starting System:
Lubrication:
Cooling System:

WEIGHT AND FUEL ECONOMY

Dry Weight: 225kg (595lb)
Wet Weight:
Load Capacity:
GVWR:
Fuel Capacity: 16.7ltr (4.4gal)
Average MPG: 1959/Harley-Davidson/1959-Harley-Davidson-Sportster-XLH
Gallons to Reserve:
Range to Reserve:

TRANSMISSION

Clutch:
Number of Gears: 4
Final Drive:

PERFORMANCE

Charging Output:
Battery:
Power: 40hp @ 5,500rpm
Torque:
Top Speed: 115mph
RPM at 60:
Standing 1/4:
0-60:

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