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2005 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy

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2005 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy

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2005 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $16,445.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 88B®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  85 / 115.2
Torque RPM  3000
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  95.3 / 3.75
Stroke (mm/in)  101.6 / 4
Displacement (cc/ci)  1442.1 / 88
Compression Ratio  8.9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  50 / 42
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  4.7 / 5.6
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  40
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  10.11 / 6.96 / 4.95 / 3.86 / 3.15
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  72H
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  71H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop MT90B16 72H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.86
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.5 / 1638.3
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  666 / 302.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.17
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  25.4 / 645.2
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Rear Fender Rail  Standard
Pocket  No
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning  Standard
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  24
Destination Charge  225
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Softail® Fat Boy®
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Not Even Back Surgery Will Keep Me Off My FatBoy!!!!
By Carl Miller(Owner), Dec. 9, 2009
I am 32' I Have Been Riding Just About All My Life. One day while working in Constuction when i was 29. I lost my Balance while working on the roof of a two story building and fell the full two floors. I Broke my back and Had to have four disks Fused. I thought i was done with more then just rid... Read Full Review

 

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By Jon Jones(Owner), Oct. 3, 2016
I bought this bike about a month ago. Ive probably rode about 800 miles on it so far. I have had no problems with leaks whatsoever.It seems like its time for new shocks on this bike, but it does have 50,000 miles on it. Besides normal wear and tear, the bike seem pretty solid and am very happy with ... Read Full Review

 

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By layton vires(Owner), Jul. 3, 2016
i have a 05 fatboy that has been a pleasure since i purchased in 2015 it was taken very well care of cleaned often been to sturgis twice it had 19.000 miles when i bought it a used bike is like a used car unless you look them over very carefully you will get taken and you bought you got it i would n... Read Full Review

 

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fat boy ,,,,,,,,,,,great bike
By george santi(Owner), Sep. 1, 2016
2005 fatboy bought it in 2010 never had a problem whats so ever I have now 37,000 miles bought it with 2000 miles if you take care of it change your oils,,,,keep up mainteniece it will last for years smooth ,riding no problems the last owner took care of it ,,,,that's why some p... Read Full Review

 

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Mar. 21, 2016
I bought my fatboy 2005 fatboy use last year and am sadden to say i have had nothing but problems with it. Leaks like a stiv and i gear issue as well. Read Full Review

 

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