2004 Harley-Davidson FLHRS/I Road King Custom

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 2004 Harley-Davidson FLHRS/I Road King Custom
2004 Harley-Davidson FLHRS/I Road King Custom

– 2004 Harley-Davidson FLHRS/I Road King Custom

2004 Harley-Davidson FLHRS/I Road King Custom

FLHRS/I Road King® Custom Model Overview
Brand new in 2004, the Road King Custom is taking the Road King family even further in the custom direction. Taking cues from our customers, this exciting new model is a leaned-down and dressed-up version of its Road King brethren and is certain to generate excitement. Now within the Road King family there are three models to choose from, with the new Road King Custom leading the way in contemporary custom styling. Lowered rear suspension, pullback “beach bars”, clean leather saddlebags, and an overall “smoothie” theme will make this bike a hit with custom lovers around the world. The Road King Custom offers wicked good looks and a dose of attitude, while still retaining the comfort and and road-worthiness that Road King enthusiasts expect. The Road King Custom has roots tied to the 1978 FLHS Electra Glide “Stripped” model and captures that lineage with its FLHRS designator.

Features Include:

Lowest seat height in the Family
Clean front and rear fenders
New cast and chromed front and rear wheels
New “Beach Bar” Handlebar
New chrome wind deflector, nacelle trim strip and triple clamp cover
New extended headlamp trim
New streamlined rider footboard and brake lever pad
New passenger foot pegs
New nickel-plated, metal fuel tank name plate
New stretch fuel tank console
New silver-face speedometer
New seat
New smoothie leather-covered saddlebags
New hidden saddlebag supports
New sculpted rear light bar
Bullet front and rear turn signals
Longer-life, wider rear tire
– Offers a nominal 30% increase in tire life*
* Tire life is highly dependent on vehicle loading, riding style, road and weather conditions. 30% increase is the nominal result based on controlled test results.

Available Options

Security System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Color Options

Vivid Black
Brilliant Silver
Luxury Teal
Smokey Gold
Real Red
Luxury Blue
Lava Red Sunglo



2004 Harley-Davidson FLHRS/I Road King Custom – Specifications
MSRP: Please see dealer for pricing

Length 93.7 in. (2380.0 mm)
Seat Height2 26.1 in. (662.9 mm)
Seat Height (unladen) 28.3 in. (718.8 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.7 in. (119.4 mm)
Rake 26.0 degrees
Trail 6.2 in. (157.5 mm)
Wheelbase 63.5 in. (1612.9 mm)
Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series (Blackwall)
Front – D402F MT90B16 72H
Rear – D402 MU85B16 77H
Fuel Capacity (includes 1.0 gal. reserve) 5.0 gal. (18.9 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity
(warning light @ approx. 1.0 gal.) 1.0 gal. (3.8 L)
Oil Capacity 4.0 qts. (3.8 L)
Dry Weight 721 lbs. (327 kg)
Vehicle Weight In Running Order 757 lbs. (344 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1259 lbs. (572 kg)

Engine Air-cooled Twin Cam 88® (vibration isolation-mounted)
Valves Pushrod-operated overhead valves; w/ hydraulic
self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.75 x 4.0 in. (95.18 x 101.52 mm)
Displacement 88 cu. in. (1450 cc)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Fuel System3 Carburetion or
Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

Primary Drive Chain, 36/25 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 32/70 ratio
Clutch 9-Plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
Overall Ratio:
1st 10.110
2nd 6.958
3rd 4.953
4th 3.862
5th 3.150

Frame Mild steel, square section backbone
w/ twin downtubes
Swing Arm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections,
stamped junctions, MIG welded
Front Fork 41.3 mm, telescopic
Rear Shocks Short, air-adjustable
Wheels 16 in. Chrome plated/silver slotted
cast aluminum alloy
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. (116.8 mm)
Rear 2.0 in. (50.8 mm)

Engine Torque (per SAE J607)4:
North America 86.0 ft. [email protected] 3500 rpm (117.0 NM @ 3500 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168):
Right 31 degrees
Left 30 degrees

Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, 12-volt, 28 amp-hour,
270 cca (per Battery Council International rating)
CARB Single phase 38-amp system
(452 watts @ 13v, 2000 rpm; 514 watts max power @ 13v)
ESPFI Single phase 45-amp system
(559 watts @ 13v, 2000 rpm; 599 watts max power @ 13v)
Starting 1.2 kw electric w/ Bendix-type engagement
Lights: (As per country regulation)
Headlamp Quartz halogen,
55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Tail/stop lights 8w/28w (5w/21w)
Turn signal lights (self-canceling) 28w (21w)
Indicator lamps High beam, running lamps, front
fender running light, directional light bar,
neutral, oil pressure, engine diagnostic light,
turn signals, and security system (optional)5

Engine Trim Black powder-coated w/ chrome treatment
Exhaust System Chrome crossover duals
Handlebar Chrome pull-back beach bar
Seat Two-up
Passenger Backrest Available Genuine Motor Accessories
Footboards Streamlined
Fairing Chrome wind deflector
Fairing Air Deflectors none
Lower Fairings none
Windshield Chrome wind deflector
Glovebox none
Instruments Electronic speedometer w/ odometer
and resettable tripmeter; diagnostic readout,
fuel gauge w/ 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;
Hazard Warning Integrated w/ turn signal controls
Electrical Power Outlet Accessory connector beneath seat
TourPak® none
Saddlebags Leather hard bags
volume: 1.85 cu. ft. (52.4 L)
Luggage Locks none
Fork Lock Barrel-key, common w/ ignition

Vivid Black, Brilliant Silver Pearl, Luxury Teal Pearl, Smokey
Gold Pearl, Real Red Pearl, Luxury Blue Pearl, Lava Red

Warranty7 24 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 –


1Harley-Davidson reserves the right to discontinue models or change
specifications at any time without incurring any obligations. Vehicle
specifications may vary from country to country depending on local
laws, and some models are not available in certain countries.
2Measurement reflects 180 lb/81.7 kg operator weight.
3Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
4Values are nominal. Performance varies by country.
5North American security system includes immobilizer; outside North
America the security system includes immobilizer & siren.
6Availability may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change
without notice.
7See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.

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