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Harley-Davidson FLST/I Heritage Softail
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Everyone loves a clean-looking bike. The Heritage Softail®
is a fine example. A motorcycle gleaming with simplicity. With a machine this
pure, its only fitting we start with the heart and soul. Get a good
look at the silver powder-coated Twin Cam 88B engine. Its rigid-mounted
and counterbalanced. Next feast your eyes on the hardtail styling. Any paint
color you choose will look great with the machete tank graphics. A horseshoe
oil tank and Laced wheels complete the no-nonsense look. The price is stripped-down,
too its the most affordable FL model. Theres even a detachable
passenger pillion. Sometimes the less you see on a bike, the more there is
The reintroduced FLST/I Heritage Softail offers the elemental styling traits of the Softail platform - hardtail styling and a rigid-mounted engine - with the classic Harley-Davidson FL "large" front end and wrap-around FL rear fender. The Heritage Softail comes equipped with laced steel wheels, a silver powder-coated engine with polished covers, and floorboards with a heel-and-toe shifter. A new seat design includes a quick-release passenger pillion that can be removed in seconds, leaving the rear fender uncovered behind a solo seat. A four-bolt rear-fender support attachment design makes it easy to add optional saddlebags to the Heritage Softail, and maintains a clean look when the bags are removed. Offered in four different solid colors, the Heritage Softail features a distinctive new broad- stripe tank graphic. Chrome Aluminum Profile Laced wheels are available as a factory-installed option. A satisfying motorcycle in its own right, the Heritage Softail also offers itself as a starting point for a rider planning extensive customization with Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories.
FLST/I Heritage Softail features:
Rigid-mount, 1450cc Twin Cam 88B balanced engine
Silver powder-coated engine with polished covers
Hardtail styling with hidden, horizontal rear shocks
Black "horseshoe" oil tank
FL front end and FL wrap-around rear fender
Floorboards with heel-and-toe shifter
Solo seat with convertible passenger pillion
2006 FLST/I Heritage® Softail SPECIFICATIONS1
DIMENSIONS U.S. UNITS
Length 94.5 in.
Laden 25.5 in.
Unladen 27.4 in.
Ground Clearance 5.1 in.
Rake Steering Head/Trail 32.0º / 5.8 in.
Wheelbase 64.5 in.
Fuel Capacity 5.0 gals.
Oil Capacity 3.5 qts.
Dry Weight 672.0 lbs.
Running Order 703.0 lbs.
Engine Twin Cam 88B
Displacement 88.0 in.³
Bore x Stroke 3.75 in. x 4.00 in.
Engine Torque 85 ft. lbs. @ 3000 rpm
Fuel System Carburetor or Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Miles per Gallon
Carb. 48 hwy / 41 city
ESPFI 48 hwy / 43 city
Primary Drive Chain
Gear Ratio (overall)
Front Steel laced
Rear Steel laced
Front MT90B16 72H
Rear 150/80B16 71H
Instruments Electronic speedometer; odometer; resettable tripmeter; diagnostic readout
Indicator Lamps High beam; neutral; low oil pressure; turn signals; engine diagnostics; security system (optional)
Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168) 28º / 29º
Exhaust System Chrome, staggered shorty duals
Vivid black, black cherry, fire red pearl, deep cobalt
Security system; chrome aluminum profile laced wheel
Fat FL-style front forks; quick change one-up or two-up seating; large chrome headlight with fork nacelle; chrome tank console and air cleaner; classic laced wheels on fat tires, front and rear
Vivid black $15,495
Pearl or Sunglo $15,780
Wheel option $275
Chrome Engine Covers Option N/A
H-D® factory security system $275
Freight (applies to the 48 contiguous states and Alaska only) $275
Measurement reflects 180 lb. / 81.7 kg operator weight.
Includes reserve on carburetor-equipped models.
Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2 (87 octane or higher for XL 883 models).
Per SAE J607.
Values shown are nominal. Performance varies by country.
Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
Based on tests conducted under ideal lab conditions per U.S.E.P.A. test procedures. Your mileage will vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle configuration. Break-in mileage will vary.
Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
Availability of colors may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change without notice.
Prices listed are the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Prices for sale in the United States of America. Options such as color, laced wheel and fuel systems are available at additional cost. Prices exclude dealer setup, taxes, title and licensing and are subject to change. Dealer prices may vary.
All models feature 5-speed transmission (Dyna models are 6-speed) and carbon fiber belt final drive; 40mm constant velocity carburetor with enrichener and accelerator pump (except Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection models); multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath; and 2-year unlimited-mileage warranty.
We reserve the right to discontinue models or change specifications at any time without incurring any obligations.
Attention: The vehicle in the configuration shown and many of the accessories for this vehicle are not available for sale or use in several countries outside the U.S. Specifications and vehicle availability may vary from market to market depending on local importation and registration laws. Please check with your local dealer for details.
Specifications may not match those of official certification in some markets due to timing of content release, variance in testing methods, and/or vehicle differences. Customers seeking officially recognized regulatory specifications for their vehicle should refer to certification documents and/or contact their respective retailer or distributor.
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