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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Rocker

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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Rocker

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2008 Harley-Davidson Softail® Rocker Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $17,295.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 96B™
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  86 / 117
Torque RPM  3200
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  95.3 / 3.75
Stroke (mm/in)  111.3 / 4.38
Displacement (cc/ci)  1573.2 / 96
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  54 / 35
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  4.4 / 6.7
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  9.31 / 6.42 / 4.77 / 3.93 / 3.28 / 2.79
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  19
Rear Tire Width  240
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  40
Rear Wheel Diameter  18
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 90/90-19
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 240/40 R18
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.93 / 49
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.92
Wheelbase (in/mm)  69.2 / 1757.7
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  11
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  660.9 / 299.8
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  690.7 / 313.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.38
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  24.5 / 622.3
Number Of Seats  1
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver
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
Pocket  No
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  300
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2008
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Softail® Rocker™
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Convenience:  
Adjustable Handlebars  Standard

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Love my Rocker
By Christopher (Owner), Sep. 18, 2011
This a great machine, it belongs on the open road,Not designed for twistes. I have driven my 2008 rocker all over AZ and I have found my perfect ride. I was looking at other Harley-Davidsons and nothing compared to this bike.I get a lot of questions about my Rocker,like what kind of is that and I te... Read Full Review

 

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2008 Rocker C
By RockerSE(Owner), Mar. 14, 2010
Upgraded to 103 CI stage III Screamin Eagle engine. Awesome boulevard bruiser but with the big tire and rake riding it through the twisties is like wrestling a pig.

For my use its good though, I would buy it again. Read Full Review

 

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By John Clarke(Owner), Nov. 23, 2008
I made my own wraped pipes,Cost me $75 and a couple of evenings.Played with my air box. And what a difference.It should be remapped,witch Iwill get done quickley.Moving my plate to the side .She is black denim and looks tough.Thanx and good luck.JC. Read Full Review

 

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