2002 Harley-Davidson FLHR/FLHRI Road King

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2002 Harley-Davidson FLHR/FLHRI Road King
2002 Harley-Davidson FLHR/FLHRI Road King


– 2002 Harley-Davidson FLHR/FLHRI Road King

The Road King combines classic Harley-Davidson styling with touring comfort and features. At the heart of the Road King® is the Twin Cam 88® engine, isolation-mounted in the touring frame for comfortable riding. The Road King features an easier-shifting transmission, a large, electronic speedometer mounted in a diecast chrome dash, and a massive, nostalgic chrome headlamp and nacelle to accent the traditional styling of the Road King® model.

Key FLHR/I Road King® characteristics

-Heritage-rich styling
-Large, hiawatha headlight and chrome nacelle
-Detachable windshield
-Large, tank-mounted speedometer
-Two-piece seat
-Fiberglass saddlebags
-Vibration-isolated, Black and Chrome Twin Cam 88® Engine
-Triple-disc brakes
-Air-adjustable rear touring suspension


Length 93.7 in. (2378.1 mm)
Seat Height (measure laden w/ 180 lb. rider) 27.3 in. (692.9 mm)
Seat Height TUV (measure unladen; int’l measure) (749.0 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.1 in. (129.9 mm)
Rake 26.0 degrees
Trail 6.2 in. (156.3 mm)
Wheelbase 63.5 in. (1611.6 mm)
Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series D402
Front MT90B16 71H
Rear MT90B16 74H
Fuel Capacity (includes 0.9 gal. reserve) 5.0 gal. (18.9 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity (warning light @ approx. 1.0 gal. for ESPFI models) 0.9 gal. (3.4 L)
Oil Capacity 4.0 qts. (3.8 L)
Dry Weight 723.0 lbs. (328.2 kg)
Vehicle Weight In Running Order (int’l measure) (325.0 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1259.0 lbs. (571.6 kg)

Engine Twin Cam 88 (vibration isolation-mounted)
Valves Pushrod-operated overhead valves;with hydraulic
self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore and Stroke 3.75 x 4.0 in. (95.25 x 101.6 mm)
Displacement 88 cu. in. (1450 cc)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Fuel System Carburetion (40 mm constant velocity with enrichener and accelerator pump)
ESPFI (twin runner, 38 mm throttle bore electronic sequential port fuel injection)
Air Cleaner/Filter Oval with spun aluminum insert (ESPFI has an identifying embossed aluminum insert);
high-efficiency, pleated paper filtration
Ignition Single-fire, non-wasted, map-controlled spark ignition system;
electronic breakerless with multiple advance curve matrix
Lubrication System Dry sump, internally mounted, crank driven gerotor pressure
and dual scavenge pump with spin on 10ì pressurized oil filter

Primary Drive Double-row chain; oil bath; mechanical tensioner; Carb and ESPFI
25/36-tooth sprockets (1.44:1)
Final Drive Gates aramid fiber reinforced Poly Chain belt; 32/70-tooth sprockets; 2.188:1
Clutch Multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Transmission Five-speed,constant mesh
Gear Ratio: Carb & ESPFI
1st 10.11
2nd 6.96
3rd 4.95
4th 3.86
5th 3.15

Frame Mild steel; square-section backbone with twin downtubes
Swing Arm Mild steel, rectangular section
Front Fork Hydra Glide style
Rear Shocks Air-adjustable
Wheels 9-hollow spoke, cast aluminum alloy (laced option)
Wheel Bearings Dual-sealed, automotive-style, ball-type
Caliper Type Four-piston front and rear
Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, Uniform Expansion Rotors
Front (DUAL) 11.5 in. x .20 in. (292.1 mm x 5.08 mm)
Rear 11.5 in. x .23 in. (292.1 mm x 5.84 mm)
Suspension travel:
Front 4.6 in. (117 mm)
Rear 3.0 in. (77 mm)

Engine Torque 86.0 ft.lbs. @ 3500 rpm
(Carb.: 107.1 NM @ 3400 rpm; ESPFI: 108.8 NM @ 3500 rpm)
Braking at 60 mph (97 kph):
Maximum load 160 ft. (48.0 m)
Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168):
Right 33 degrees
Left 31 degrees

Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, 12-volt, 28 amp-hour, 300 cca (per Battery Council International rating)
Carbureted 38-amp permanent magnet alternator with solid-state regulator
(234 watts @ 1000 rpm; 481 watts @ 3000 rpm; 494 watts peak)
ESPFI 45-amp permanent magnet alternator with solid-state regulator
(377 watts @ 1000 rpm; 572 watts @ 3000 rpm; 585 watts peak)
Starting 1.2 kw electric with Bendix-type engagement
Lights: (As per country regulation)
Headlamp Quartz halogen, 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Passing lamps 2 @ 35 watts each (except where prohibited by law)
Tail/stop lights 8w/28w, (5w/21w)
Turn signal lights 28w self-canceling, (21w)
Running lights Integrated in fender tips and front turn signals (except where prohibited by law)
Indicator lamps High beam, neutral, oil pressure, engine diagnostic light,
turn signals, low fuel warning (ESPFI models only), and security system (optional)

Engine Trim Black powdercoat with chrome covers
Exhaust System Chrome duals, blunt-cut mufflers
Seat Custom solo saddle with removable passenger pillion
Passenger Backrest none
Handlebars Road King “Buffalo Bar”
Footboards Height-adjustable operator and passenger
Fairing none
Fairing Air Deflectors none
Lower Fairings none
Windshield Large, clear Lexan; quick-detachable
Glovebox none
Instruments Electronic speedometer with odometer and resettable tripmeter;
fuel gauge with low fuel light
Stereo none
Antenna none
Rear Speakers none
Intercom none
CB none
Headset none
Cruise Control Wired to accept cruise control
Handlebar Controls Start; engine cutoff; L/R turn signals; horn; hi/low beam;
cruise on/off and set/resume
Hazard Warning Integrated with turn signal controls
Electrical Power Outlet 4-pin accessory connector beneath seat
Tour-Pak none
Saddlebags Fiberglass with hinged lid and chrome slant latches,
volume: 1.2 cu. ft. (36L) per bag
Luggage Locks Saddlebag barrel-key, common with ignition
Fork Lock, Gas Cap Lock Barrel-key, common with ignition

Vivid Black, Real Teal Pearl, Luxury Rich Red Pearl, Concord Purple Pearl
Two-tone Luxury Blue/Diamond Ice,Two-tone Luxury Rich Red/Black
Two-tone Suede Green/Pearl Black

Warranty 12 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 Km); every 5,000 miles (8,000 Km) thereafter.
– Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2,500 mile (4,000 Km) intervals –

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