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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Custom

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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Custom

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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Custom Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $16,895.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
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® MH90-21 54H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 200/55 R17 78V
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.9 / 1699.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9

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Best Bike I Ever Owned...
By Bill Varner(Owner), Sep. 14, 2008
I bought a Pacific Blue/Black 08 fxstc and it's awesome. Ran great right out of the box! Its fit, finish and function are way better than the Sportie I had in college. I have since install Rush 2" slip ons, a K&N cleaner and a Fuel Pak. Again all worked great right from the start! Runs... Read Full Review

 

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Harley Davidson Sold Out To Kalifornia
By Beagle Bob(Owner), Sep. 19, 2008
Love the bike, I only wish I had more information about the fuel injection before I bought it. To bad it takes two grand to get it to sound like a Harley. I am not into loud pipes but I don't want it to sound like a goldwing either. Harley knows about the high heat problem yet still has not done any... Read Full Review

 

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Cool Bike For Cruising
By Todd L Cross(Owner), Nov. 6, 2011
This is probably the best cruiser on the road. I haven't noticed the heat problem other claim. Maybe it's because I just a "cool" cruiser! I like the handling, ride, and comfort. Forward controls helped at 6'2" and 300 lbs. Power is there to keep me out of traffic and negotiate h... Read Full Review

 

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Overall good bike
By William Coplen(Owner), Mar. 14, 2010
I had owned two sportsters prior to my purchase of the 2008 Softail Custom. I purchased teh bike in Okinawa Japan while stationed there in the Marine Corps. I have know put two-thousand miles on my bike and wish that I would have never owned a sportster. The ecceleration was the foremost for me. I w... Read Full Review

 

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Stop complaining
By Don(Owner), Jun. 10, 2011
I do not know why all of you are crying about things you don't like about this bike. Research before you buy. I do not know why you would buy a Harley and keep it stock either. Most who buy a Harley do not keep it stock that is the point. Customize it to your likes. If you want a cookie cutter bike ... Read Full Review

 

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