2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail

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 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail
2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail

– 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail

2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail

FXSTS/I Springer® Softail® Model Overview
The Springer® Softail® model is best known for its front end, which carries on the strong tradition from historical Harley-Davidson models. The Springer is powered by the Twin Cam 88B™ engine and enhanced by a chrome bullet headlight, a new low rise handlebar and a 21-inch laced front wheel. The look captures the history of a classic motorcycle, while expressing a strong statement of individuality and attitude.

Key FXSTS/I Springer® Softail® Motorcycle Characteristics

Rigid mount, 1450cc Twin Cam 88B™ balanced engine
Black powder-coated engine with chrome covers
Chrome Springer front forks
Laced wheels
Chrome tank console, rear fender supports, air cleaner, and oil tank
Low rise handlebar
Forward foot controls
Badlander seat
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
New low rise handlebar
Badlander seat
Color Options

Vivid Black
Sierra Red
Impact Blue
Luxury Blue
Lava Red Sunglo
Two-Tone Impact Blue and Vivid Black
Two-Tone Luxury Teal and Brilliant Silver



2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail – Specifications
MSRP: Please see dealer for pricing

Length 93.5 in. (2374.9 mm)
Seat Height2 25.2 in. (640.1 mm)
Seat Height (unladen) 27.6 in. (701.0 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.4 in. (137.2 mm)
Fork Rake 27.5 degrees
Trail 5.3 in. (134.6 mm)
Wheelbase 65.4 in. (1661.2 mm)
Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series
Front – D402F MH90-21 54H
Rear – D401 150/80B 16 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 653 lbs. (296 kg)
Vehicle Weight In Running Order 694 lbs. (315 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1125 lbs. (511 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
Rear Shocks Hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over
Front Fork Chrome, leading-link, “Springer” style
Wheels 21 in. laced front,
16 in. laced rear
Caliper type Single-piston front, and four-piston rear
Rotor type (diameter x width):
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 4.4 in. (111.8 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 32 degrees
Left 31 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)
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
Foot Supports Forward controls
Seat Badlander inspired, two-up
Handlebars Stainless steel, low-rise
Passenger Backrest Available Genuine Motor Accessories
Rear Fender Bobtail
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, Sierra Red Pearl, Impact Blue Pearl, Luxury Blue
Pearl, Lava Red Sunglo, Two-Tone Impact Blue Pearl & Vivid
Black, Two-Tone Luxury Teal Pearl & Brilliant Silver Pearl

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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