2004 Harley-Davidson FLSTC/I Heritage Softail Classic

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 2004 Harley-Davidson FLSTC/I Heritage Softail Classic
2004 Harley-Davidson FLSTC/I Heritage Softail Classic

– 2004 Harley-Davidson FLSTC/I Heritage Softail Classic

2004 Harley-Davidson FLSTC/I Heritage Softail Classic

FLSTC/I Heritage Softail® Classic Model Overview
Styled to recall the past, the Heritage Softail® Classic is a bike for riders who want the comfort of a modern bike with the classic look of a 1940’s hardtail. With the Twin Cam 88B™ engine and detachable windshield, the Heritage Softail® Classic is ready to tour or cruise. Taking riders back in time are features such as: a fat front fork, classic studded leather saddlebags, chrome-studded seat, full windshield, floorboards, large chrome headlamp with twin passing lamps, and Fat Bob fuel tank.

Key FLSTC/I Heritage Softail® Classic Motorcycle Characteristics

Rigid mount, 1450cc Twin Cam 88B™ balanced engine
Black powder-coated engine with chrome covers
Detachable king-size Lexan windshield
1950’s-style leather saddlebags with quick detach buckles
Passenger backrest
Touring handlebar
Full FL front fender with chrome accents
Chrome passing lamps
Chrome-plated directional light bar
Chrome hubcover
Available Options*

Electronic Fuel Injection
Security System
* Not available in all countries

New in 2004

Long lasting tail light
Corrosion resistant spokes and spoke nipples
Lower effort clutch
Longer life brake pads
New powertrain seals
Chrome plated head bolts
Color Options

Vivid Black
Brilliant Silver
Sierra Red
Luxury Teal
Luxury Blue
Lava Red Sunglo
Glacier White Pearl
Two-Tone Luxury Blue and Impact Blue
Two-Tone Luxury Teal and Brilliant Silver
Two-Tone Sierra Red and Brilliant Silver
Two-Tone Smokey Gold and Vivid Black



2004 Harley-Davidson FLSTC/I Heritage Softail Classic – Specifications
MSRP: Please see dealer for pricing

Length 94.5 in. (2400.3 mm)
Seat Height2 25.5 in. (647.7 mm)
Seat Height (unladen) 27.4 in. (696.0 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.1 in. (129.5 mm)
Fork Rake 32.0 degrees
Trail 5.8 in. (147.3 mm)
Wheelbase 64.5 in. (1638.3 mm)
Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series
Front – D402F MT90B16 72H
Rear – D401 150/80B16 71H
Fuel Capacity (includes 0.5 gal. reserve) 5.0 gal. (18.9 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity
(warning light at approx. 1.0 gal. for ESPFI models)
Carb 0.5 gal. (1.9 L)
EFI 1.0 gal. (3.8 L)
Oil Capacity 3.5 qts. (3.3 L)
Dry Weight 696 lbs. (316 kg)
Vehicle Weight In Running Order 738 lbs. (335 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1160 lbs. (527 kg)

Engine Air-cooled Twin Cam 88B™ (balanced)
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 Five-speed
Overall Ratio:
1st 10.110
2nd 6.958
3rd 4.953
4th 3.862
5th 3.150

Frame Mild steel tubular frame,
rectangular section backbone,
stamped, cast and forged junctions,
forged fender support, MIG welded
Swing Arm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections,
stamped junctions, MIG welded
Front Fork 41.3 mm, Telescopic w/ “beer can” covers
Wheels 16 in. laced front,
16 in. laced rear
Caliper type Four-piston front and rear
Rotor type (diameter x width):
Patented, Uniform Expansion Rotors
Front 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 Wheel 5.1 in. (129.5 mm)
Rear Wheel 4.3 in. (109.2 mm)

Engine Torque (per SAE J607)4:
North America 85 ft. lbs. @ 3000 rpm (115.0 NM @ 3000 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168):
Right 29 degrees
Left 28 degrees

Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, 12-volt, 19 amp-hour,
270 cca (per Battery Council International rating)
Charging Three phase, 38-amp system
(439 watts @ 13v, 2,000rpm, 489 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)
Passing/fog lamps Standard
Front fender running light Standard
Indicator lamps High beam, neutral, oil,
turn signals, engine diagnostics
and security system (optional)5

Engine Trim Black powder-coated w/ chrome treatment
Exhaust System Chrome staggered shorty duals
Oil Tank Chrome “Horseshoe”
w/ chrome external oil lines
Ignition Tank console-mounted
Windshield Detachable king-size Lexan
Seat Two-up
Handlebars Stainless steel, classic touring
Passenger Backrest Standard
Saddlebags Nostalgic studded leather
Foot Supports Full-length operator floorboards
w/ heel-toe shifter lever
Rear Fender Full coverage
Rear Fender Supports Chrome
Fork Lock Common w/ ignition key
Instruments Electronic speedometer w/ odometer
and resettable tripmeter
w/ diagnostic readout capabilities
Flasher Hazard warning integrated
into turn signal controls

Vivid Black, Brilliant Silver Pearl, Sierra Red Pearl, Luxury
Teal Pearl, Luxury Blue Pearl, Glacier White Pearl, Lava Red
Sunglo, Two-Tone Luxury Blue Pearl & Impact Blue Pearl,
Two-Tone Luxury Teal Pearl & Brilliant Silver Pearl, Two-Tone
Sierra Red Pearl & Brilliant Silver Pearl, Two-Tone Smokey
Gold Pearl & Vivid Black

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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