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2005 Harley-Davidson Road King® Classic

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2005 Harley-Davidson Road King® Classic

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2005 Harley-Davidson Road King® Classic Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $17,345.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 88®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  86 / 116.6
Torque RPM  3500
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  95.3 / 3.75
Stroke (mm/in)  101.6 / 4
Displacement (cc/ci)  1442.1 / 88
Compression Ratio  8.9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  46 / 39
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  5.1 / 6.4
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  10.11 / 6.96 / 4.95 / 3.86 / 3.15
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  72H
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  85
Rear Tire Speed Rating  77H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop MT90B16 72H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop MU85B16 77H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual 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
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  Yes
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.81
Wheelbase (in/mm)  63.5 / 1612.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  710 / 322.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.03
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.9 / 683.3
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Chassis Protectors  Yes
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Front Fender Trim  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Rear Fender Trim  Standard
Tank Divider Material  Leather
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  270
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  19493
Display Name  Road King® Classic
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Brand  Lexan®
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Height  High
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Leather
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Leather Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Headlight Mounting Bar  Standard
Passing Lamps  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Cruise Control  Standard

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My Cancer Society Raffle Winner
By Bob Borsh(Owner), Oct. 14, 2008
I am the proud owner of an '05 Road King Classic. As my review title states, I won this bike in a Cancer Society raffle. Winning isn't free. You are responsible for gambling tax, just as if you had gone to the casino or track. The tax was 27% of the retail value, or appx $5300. Still, a $19K bike fo... Read Full Review

 

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