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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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08 FATBOY
By Mick Settles(Owner), Mar. 11, 2010
I bought my FATBOY in March of 08, I hadn't ridden since the early 80's when I had a LOW RIDER like em both. The FATBOY look is what I liked back then and am very happy with this bike now. Fuel injected, F A T tire did the chrome wheel exchange looks good rides good. Took it in March for 10,000 mile... Read Full Review

 

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105th Anniversary Edition
By Jim(Owner), Jan. 31, 2011
I've owned this bike for about 2.5 years now. Nearly 23,000 miles. I ride it as often as possible: short rides, occasional commuter and on longer rides (2,000 - 3,000 miles). I've been as high as Pikes Peak, through Beartooth Pass, the Oregon and California Coasts and countless places in between. Th... Read Full Review

 

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Bad Motor on 2008 HD FatBoy
By Abad(Owner), Oct. 10, 2011
I own a 08 FatBoy. After 3200 miles the crankshaft broke in two peices.



I had it repaired, lucky that HD paid for repairs, but HD suggested that I upgrade the crankshaft. Cost me around 800 beans.



Took the FB for a long ride, had to stop almost every 120-125 miles to gas her up. Got aroun... Read Full Review

 

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2008 Fatboy
By Dave Jackson(Owner), Jan. 6, 2011
I love,love,love my Fatboy.Of all the bikes I've owned,it is by far the best.
The wide tires makes for a smooth ride.
I also love the look,it has a bobber look to it,but is very modern. I just can't say enough about it. Read Full Review

 

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