Harley-Davidson Softail Springer: history, specs, pictures

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The Harley-Davidson FXSTSSE3 CVO Softail Springer was a v2, four-stroke custom / cruiser motorcycle produced between 1989 and 2009. It could reach a top speed of 106 mph (170 km/h). Max torque was 99.58 ft/lbs (135.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 61.69 HP (46.0 KW) @ 5300 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 101.6mm bore x 111.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1800.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 9.2:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. The final drive was via belt. Power was moderated via the hydraulically actuated, 9-plate, wet, with high-performance spring.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/70-r18 front tire and a 240/55-r18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. 4-piston calipers in the front and a single disc. 2-piston calipers in the rear. The front suspension was a leading-link fork while the rear was equiped with a hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over. The FXSTSSE3 CVO Softail Springer was fitted with a 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 725.32 pounds (329.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 65.2 inches (1656 mm) long.

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Harley-Davidson Softail Springer
Manufacturer
Also called 1340 Springer Softail (reduced effect), 1340 Springer Softail, 1340 Softail Springer, Softail Heritage Springer, FXSTSI Springer Softail, FLSTSCI Softail Springer Classic, FXSTSI Softail Springer, FXSTSSE3 CVO Softail Springer, FXSTS Springer Softail, FXSTS Softail Springer, Springer Softail, FLSTSC Softail Springer Classic
Production 1989 - 2009
Class Road
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 101.6mm x 111.3mm
Top Speed 106 mph (170 km/h)
Horsepower 61.69 HP (46.0 KW) @ 5300RPM
Torque 99.58 ft/lbs (135.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Fuel System injection. electronic sequential port fuel injection (espfi)
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: hydraulically actuated, 9-plate, wet, with high-performance spring
Suspension Front: leading-link fork
Rear: hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over
Brakes Front: double disc. 4-piston calipers
Rear: single disc. 2-piston calipers
Front Tire 130/70-r18
Rear Tire 240/55-r18
Wheelbase 65.2 inches (1656 mm)
Length 91.61 inches (2327 mm)
Seat Height 25.51 inches (648 mm)
Weight 725.32 pounds (329.0 Kg) (dry), 336.1 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.43 liters/100 km (22.6 km/l or 53.10 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Harley-Davidson FXSTSSE3 CVO Softail Springer was a v2, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Harley-Davidson between 1989 and 2009. It could reach a top speed of 106 mph (170 km/h). Max torque was 99.58 ft/lbs (135.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 61.69 HP (46.0 KW) @ 5300 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 101.6mm bore x 111.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1800.0 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 hydraulically actuated, 9-plate, wet, with high-performance spring.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/70-r18 front tire and a 240/55-r18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. 4-piston calipers in the front and a single disc. 2-piston calipers in the rear. The front suspension was a leading-link fork while the rear was equipped with a hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over. The FXSTSSE3 CVO Softail Springer was fitted with a 4.99 Gallon (18.90 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 725.32 pounds (329.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 65.2 inches (1656 mm) long.

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