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2008 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide® Classic

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2008 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide® Classic

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2008 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide® Classic Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $18,695.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 96™
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  92.6 / 125.5
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)  111.3 / 4.38
Displacement (cc/ci)  1584 / 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 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:  
Brake Brand Name  Brembo®
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 Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
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)  8.12
Wheelbase (in/mm)  63.5 / 1612.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  1.5
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  791 / 358.8
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  828 / 375.6
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  6 / 22.7
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  27.3 / 693.4
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Backrest Type  Fixed
Backrest Location  Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Chassis Protectors  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Front Fender Trim  Standard
Front Fender Rail  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Rear Fender Trim  Standard
Tank Divider Material  Leather
Pocket  No
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Oil Pressure Gauge  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  345
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Electra Glide® Classic
Audio & Communication:  
Brand Name  Harman/Kardon
Number Of Speakers  2
Number Of Discs  1
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Tool Bag Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  High
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Rear Rack  Standard
Rear Rack Storage Material  Metal
Rear Rack Storage Trim  Plain
Helmet Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Headlight Mounting Bar  Standard
Passing Lamps  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Convenience:  
Power Outlet  Standard

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2008 Electra Glide Classic
By Bill (Owner), Jan. 13, 2009
The Classic sits between I should have spent the extra money for the Ultra to a bike of nostalgic touring bike. I paid for a stage I air cleaner kit and the Screaming Eagle performance slip-on pipes (80721-09)which made all the difference in performace. Money well spent. I also upgraded the tour ... Read Full Review

 

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By mark(Owner), Feb. 24, 2010
I have owned my bike for two years, ridden it in all types of weather (except snow) and have one 2000 mile trip under my belt. Both my wife and I really enjoy the bike. The comfort is unparalleled and the bike has been reliable, never given me a bit of trouble. I do my own maintenance and, as wit... Read Full Review

 

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2008 Harley Davidson Classic
By Gary K(Owner), Nov. 25, 2008
Naturally I should have spent the additional 2k and got the ultra. I've spent that much already getting lowers, j&m intercon etc. I also had a 2004 Yamaha Royal Star Venture but the weight and gear whine drove me crazy. The Classic 6 speed is great. It's more quiet than my Yamaha and feel... Read Full Review

 

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Still lovin' it
By Mark(Owner), Mar. 28, 2013
My last review was in February of 2010, it is now March 2013. I have many more miles on the bike(40k), all trouble free. This bike has delivered every time. Since my last review, I've installed the removable tour pak rack and gotten a solo seat for use when the wife is not around. I have over 40... Read Full Review

 

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