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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy

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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy

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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $17,195.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 140/75 R17 67V
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 200/55 R17 78V
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.5 / 1638.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9

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Greatest Ride Ever!!!
By john adcroft(Owner), Sep. 22, 2008
I have owned my fat boy for nearly a year now and commute to work daily on it. The only problem I have experienced was the computer (ECU) crapped itself on the freeway on the way home from work. I rang the harley assist who collected the bike and delivered it to the dealer. The dealer said it was th... Read Full Review

 

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Improved over the '07 Model!
By Jim(Owner), Sep. 5, 2008
The biggest improvement is the centered front wheel. The '07 model's front wheel is was centered in the fork. It is off center by about 3/4 inch. The fender is center to the wheel and it is this that causes the slider to come down and gouge the fender when the suspension is at it's bottom. The fix w... Read Full Review

 

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fat boy simply the best
By colinnutt(Owner), Jan. 9, 2010
i am 60 years old have ridden most bikes started riding motor cycles when i was 12 years old , i can only say they have finaly produced the best cruiser in the world the 2008 model has everthing 200 back wheel power in every gear comfort and head turning style ,

it is an absolute pleasure when me ... Read Full Review

 

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All is well that ends well
By Pastor Doug(Enthusiast), May. 2, 2009
We bought a 2008 Harley Fatboy Anniversary Edition after two Yamahas. The Yamahas served us well over many miles, no mechanical issues whatsoever. We wanted a Harley and fell in love with the paint scheme on the 105th Anniv bikes, so we traded the 2007 Venture in and rode home on our fatboy.



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2008 Harley Davidson Fatboy
By Peter(Owner), Jul. 12, 2009
Have owned this bike from new for nearly 10 months as a leisure rider. Have come from Fireblades, SP1's, Yamaha Roadstar 1600, Firestorms and many others.. Its simple as this, I am now comfortable, relaxed, and finally satisfied. I can ride for hours with no wrist pain and with the cheese and kis... Read Full Review

 

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