2006 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail
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– 2006 Harley-Davidson FXSTS/I Springer Softail
There’s no mistaking what this one’s all about. A skinny tire on a Springer® front end. The Springer® Softail®. It’s a perfect balance of style and engineering. And believe us when we tell you it’s as fun to ride as it is to look at. This year, the biggest news is at the opposite end of the leading-link suspension. Beneath a new, widened bobtail fender sits a street-hungry 200mm tire that’s impossible to miss. There’s also a Badlander® seat, low-rise bar and wheel-to-wheel chrome. Plenty of looks with an equal serving of performance. You get a powerful, rigid-mounted, counterbalanced Twin Cam 88B™ engine. The rest is up to you and the endless miles of pavement that lie ahead.
FXSTS/I Springer® Softail® Model Overview
A new, wide bobtail fender covers a fat, 200mm rear tire that gives the FXST/I Softail Standard an imposing new attitude. It’s a long, raked custom look that inspires customization among Softail Standard owners. This is the elemental Softail, with simple styling and clean lines that make the FXST/I the ultimate starting point for personalization. A Chrome Aluminum Profile Laced front wheel and Forged Polished Aluminum Disc rear wheel are available as factory-installed options.
FXST/I Softail Standard features:
Rigid-mount, 1450cc Twin Cam 88B balanced engine
Silver powder-coated engine
Hardtail styling with hidden, horizontal rear shocks
New 200mm rear tire
New Silver Slotted Cast Aluminum Disc rear wheel
New wide rear bobtail fender
New silver color-matched belt sprocket
Laced 21-inch front wheel
Black horseshoe oil tank
Raked FX forks
2006 FXSTS/I SPRINGER® SOFTAIL® SPECIFICATIONS1
Length 93.5 in. (2374.9 mm)
Laden2 24.9 in. (632.5 mm)
Unladen 27.3 in. (693.4 mm)
Ground Clearance 6.1 in. (154.9 mm)
Rake (steering head) 32°
Fork Angle 27.5°
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 200/55R17 78V
Fuel Capacity3 (includes 0.5-gallon reserve) 5.0 gal. (18.9 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity Carburetor: 0.5 gal. (1.9 L)
(warning light at approx. ESPFI: No reserve due
1.0 gal. for ESPFI models) to fuel injection
Oil Capacity 3.5 qts. (3.3 L)
Dry Weight 671 lbs. (305 kg)
Vehicle Weight in Running Order 694 lbs. (315 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1125 lbs. (511 kg)
Engine4 Air-cooled Twin Cam 88BTM (balanced)
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves w/hydraulic,
self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.75 in. x 4.00 in. (95.18 mm x 101.52 mm)
Displacement 88 cu. in. (1450 cu. cm)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Fuel System3 Carburetor or Electronic Sequential
Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Primary Drive Chain, 36/25 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 32/70 ratio
Clutch 9-plate, wet
Frame Mild steel tubular frame; rectangular section
backbone; stamped, cast and forged junctions;
forged fender supports; MIG welded
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections,
stamped junctions, MIG welded
Rear Shocks Hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over
Front Fork Chrome, leading-link, fork for Springer® model
Wheels5 (Chrome Aluminum Profi le Laced front; forged aluminum disc rear option):
Front 21-inch Steel Laced
Rear 17-inch silver cast aluminum disc
Caliper Type Single-piston front and 4-piston 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)
Front Wheel 2.3 in. (57.2 mm)
Rear Wheel 4.3 in. (109.2 mm)
Engine Torque (per SAE J607)6:
North America 85 ft. lbs. @ 3000 rpm (115 NM @ 3000 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168):
MPG (EPA urban/highway test)7:
Carbureted 42/50 mpg (5.6/4.7 L/100 km)
ESPFI 44/50 mpg (5.3/4.7 L/100 km)
Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 19-amp/hour,
270 cca (per Battery Council InternationalRating)
Charging Three-phase, 38-amp system
(439W @ 13V, 2000 rpm, 489W max power @ 13V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric w/solenoid shift
starter motor 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 28W (21W) self-canceling
Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure,
turn signals, engine diagnostics,
security system8 (optional)
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
Seat Badlander-inspired, two-up
Handlebars Stainless steel, low-rise
Foot Supports Forward-mounted controls
Rear Fender Bobtail
Rear Fender Supports Chrome
Fork lock Common w/ignition key
Instruments Electronic speedometer w/odometer and
resettable tripmeter, diagnostic readout
Hazard warning Integrated into turn signal controls
Vivid Black, Black Cherry Pearl, Chopper Blue Pearl, Rich Sunglo
Blue, Brandy Wine Sunglo, Two-Tone Chopper Blue Pearl/Brilliant
Silver Pearl, Two-Tone Black Cherry Pearl/Black Pearl
Warranty10 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every
5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter11
1 Harley-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. Some models are not available in certain countries.
2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
3 Includes reserve on carburetor-equipped models.
4 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2 (87 octane or higher for XL883 models).
5 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
6 Values shown are nominal. Performance varies by country.
7 Based on tests conducted under ideal lab conditions per U.S. EPA test procedures.
Your mileage will vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions,
trip length, vehicle conditions, and vehicle configuration. Break-in mileage will vary.
8 North American security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the
security system includes immobilizer and siren.
9 Availability may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change without notice.
10 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
11 Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2,500 mile
(4,000 km) intervals.