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2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy

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2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy

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2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Fat Boy Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $15,999.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 96B™
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  89.8 / 121.8
Torque RPM  2750
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
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  140
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  75
Front Tire Speed Rating  67V
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  200
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  78V
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 140/75 R17 67V
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 200/55 R17 78V
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
Air Adjustable  Yes
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)  694 / 314.8
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  714 / 323.9
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.27
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-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
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
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
Fork Guards  Yes
Tank 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
Tank Divider Material  Leather
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  330
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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By Dave(Owner), Oct. 15, 2008
Just purchased the '09 HD Fatboy, stock, except for the chrome wheels. Put about 60 miles on it last night after picking it up. Loved every second of it. Perfectly balanced, perfect amount of power. Heavy bike but damn does that thing get up and go with the new 96 cu. inch motor. I am 6 feet tall an... Read Full Review

 

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awesome bike
By Aaron(Owner), Mar. 13, 2009
Just traded up to the new '09 Fat Boy with the Sportster MSRP trade-in deal. Definitely a good decision.



Opinion is pretty close to the motorcycle.com review of the '07 Fat Boy. Ridiculously stable and comfortable.



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best bike i could have bought, dollar for dollar, pound for pound. #1
By Roy Moran(Owner), Feb. 10, 2009
just traded in my 07 electra glide and thought i might miss her but i just cant wipe the smile off my face every time i saddle up on my fat boy. the bike has a very heavy duty feel to it. solid and serious in nature. not for the timid to be sure. reminds me of my old shovel in some ways, she demands... Read Full Review

 

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Harley-Davidson just keeps getting it right!
By Monte V. Harrell(Owner), Mar. 31, 2009
I test rode the new 2009 Softail Fatboy, and I must say that it was everything that I thought it would be and more. I traveled to the Harley-Davidson dealership in Lithia Springs, GA. I frequently go to the store just to check out the lastest gear and chat with the staff, which by the way, are alw... Read Full Review

 

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09 Is the way to go
Nov. 12, 2008
Just purchases a 09 Fatboy with Security and Chrome Wheels. Love it. At 6' 205#, it fits great. Dealer had a $1000 gift promo, along with reduced price, I couldn't wait any longer.



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