Harley-Davidson Softail: history, specs, pictures

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The Harley-Davidson Softail Heritage Classic was a v2, four-stroke custom / cruiser motorcycle produced between 1983 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 106 mph (170 km/h). Max torque was 109.02 ft/lbs (147.8 Nm) @ 3000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 84.22 HP (62.8 KW) @ 5020 RPM.

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The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 102.0mm bore x 114.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1746.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 9.7:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

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The bike has a 6-speed transmission. The final drive was via belt. Power was moderated via the multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/90-b16 front tire and a 150/80-b16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. abs. 4-piston in the front and a single disc. abs. 2-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equiped with a twin shocks. The Softail Heritage Classic was fitted with a 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 696.66 pounds (316.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 64.17 inches (1630 mm) long.

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Harley-Davidson Softail
Manufacturer
Also called FXST 1340 Softail (reduced effect), FXST 1340 Softail, FXCSTS Softail Screamer, Softail Standard, FLSTSE CVO Softail Convertible, FLSTSE3 CVO Softail Convertible, FXS Softail Blackline, Softail Heritage Classic 114, Softail Heritage Classic, Softail Blackline, FXSTI Softail Standard, FXST Softail Standard
Production 1983 - 2019
Class Road
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 102.0mm x 114.0mm
Top Speed 106 mph (170 km/h)
Horsepower 84.22 HP (62.8 KW) @ 5020RPM
Torque 109.02 ft/lbs (147.8 Nm) @ 3000RPM
Fuel System injection. electronic sequential port fuel injection
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: twin shocks
Brakes Front: single disc. abs. 4-piston
Rear: single disc. abs. 2-piston
Front Tire 130/90-b16
Rear Tire 150/80-b16
Wheelbase 64.17 inches (1630 mm)
Length 95.08 inches (2415 mm)
Seat Height 26.77 inches (680 mm)
Weight 696.66 pounds (316.0 Kg) (dry), 328.0 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 1.24 Gallon (4.70 Liters)
Fuel Capacity 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 5.00 liters/100 km (20.0 km/l or 47.04 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Harley-Davidson Softail Heritage Classic was a v2, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Harley-Davidson between 1983 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 106 mph (170 km/h). Max torque was 109.02 ft/lbs (147.8 Nm) @ 3000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 84.22 HP (62.8 KW) @ 5020 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 102.0mm bore x 114.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1746.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/90-b16 front tire and a 150/80-b16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. abs. 4-piston in the front and a single disc. abs. 2-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a twin shocks. The Softail Heritage Classic was fitted with a 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 696.66 pounds (316.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 64.17 inches (1630 mm) long.

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