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2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train
2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train

2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train
2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train

2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train
2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train

– 2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train

2008 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train

The sinister FXSTB Night Train features an all-black powertrain with wrinkle-black trim on the engine covers and air cleaner, oil tank and rear fender supports, and a black fuel tank console. The raked-out FX front end and narrow 21-inch laced front wheel contrast with a meaty 200 mm rear tire on a slotted cast disc covered with a wide bobtail fender. Drag bars and forward foot controls create an aggressive posture for the rider.

FXSTB Softail Night Train features:

Rigid-mount, 1584cc Twin Cam 96B balanced engine
6-speed Cruise Drive transmission
Black powder-coated engine with wrinkle-black and texture-black covers
Chrome Staggered Shorty Dual exhaust
Black oil tank
200 mm-17 rear / MH90-21 front tire
Black Bullet Hole Disc Cast Aluminum rear wheel
Chrome Laced Steel front wheel
Bobtail rear fender
Low-slung Badlander seat
Drag-style handlebar on six-inch risers
Five-gallon Fat Bob fuel tank
33.5-degree FX front forks with FX front fender
Black drive belt sprocket
Black tank console, air cleaner, oil tank and rear fender supports
Forward foot controls
Optional Chrome Profile Aluminum Laced front and Forged Polished Aluminum
Disc rear wheels
Optional Smart Security System


2008 harley-davidson® SPECIFICATIONS1 softail® FXSTB Night Train®

Length 94.50 in. (2400.30 mm)
Overall Width 30.90 in. (784.86 mm)
Overall Height 44.80 in. (1137.92 mm)
Seat Height:
– Laden2 25.20 in. (640.08 mm)
– Unladen 26.80 in. (680.72 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.10 in. (129.54 mm)
Rake (steering head) 32°
Fork Angle 33.5°
Trail 5 in. (127 mm)
Wheelbase 66.90 in. (1699.26 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, bias blackwall front and radial blackwall rear):
– Front – D407 MH90-21 54H
– Rear – D407 200/55R17 78V
Fuel Capacity (warning light at approximately 1 gal.) 5 gal. (18.93 L)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 3 qts. (2.84 L)
Transmission Capacity 1 qts. (0.95 L)
Primary Chain Case Capacity3 1 qts. (0.95 L)
– As Shipped 656 lbs. (297.56 kg)
– In Running Order 682 lbs. (309.35 kg)
– Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1125 lbs. (510.29 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating:
– Front 415 lbs. (188.24 kg)
– Rear 710 lbs. (322.05 kg)

Engine4 Air-cooled, Twim Cam 96B™
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic,
self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.75 in. (95.25 mm) x 4.38 in. (111.25 mm)
Displacement4 96 cu. in. (1584 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Fuel System5 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Fiber element, washable
Lubrication System Pressurized, dry-sump

Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive6 Belt, 32/66 ratio
Clutch 9-plate, wet
Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive™
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S. HDI JPN
1st 9.312 9.312 9.030
2nd 6.421 6.421 6.226
3rd 4.774 4.774 4.630
4th 3.926 3.926 3.807
5th 3.279 3.279 3.179
6th 2.790 2.790 2.706

Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; rectangular section backbone; stamped,
cast, and forged junctions; forged fender supports; MIG welded
Swing Arm Mild steel, round tube sections, forged junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 41.30 mm telescopic
Rear Shocks Hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over
Wheels7 (Chrome, Profile Laced Aluminum front; Polished, Solid Disc Forged Aluminum rear):
– Front Chrome, Laced Steel
21 in. x 2.15 in. (533.40 mm x 54.61 mm)
– Rear Black, Slotted Disc Cast Aluminum
17 in. x 6 in. (431.80 mm x 152.40 mm)
– Caliper Type 4-piston front and 2-piston rear
– Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors
– Front 11.50 in. x .20 in. (292.10 mm x 5.08 mm)
– Rear 11.50 in. x .23 in. (292.10 mm x 5.84 mm)
Suspension Travel:
– Front Wheel 5.60 in. (142.24 mm)
– Rear Wheel 4.30 in. (109.22 mm)

Engine Torque8 (per SAE J1349):
– North America 87.90 ft. lbs. @ 2750 rpm (119.19 NM @ 2750 rpm)
– World 84.80 ft. lbs. @ 3200 rpm (114.99 NM @ 3200 rpm)
– Japan 81.60 ft. lbs. @ 2750 rpm (110.65 NM @ 2750 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168): Right: 34° Left: 31°
Fuel Economy9(EPA urban/highway test): 35/54 mpg (6.72/4.36 L /100 km)

Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 19-amp/hour, 270 cca
(per Battery Council International Rating)
Charging Three-Phase, 38-amp system
(439W @ 13V, 2000 rpm, 489W max power @ 13V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric with 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, 6-speed, low fuel warnings, security system10 (optional)

Engine Trim Black powder-coated engine with Wrinkle-Black treatment covers
Exhaust System Chrome, staggered shorty exhaust with dual mufflers
Fenders and Supports
– Front Sport fender with painted brace supports
– Rear Bobtail fender with Wrinkle-Black supports
Foot Supports and Controls
– Rider Forward-mounted footpegs with brake & shift levers
– Passenger Standard footpegs
Handlebar Style Stainless steel, drag
Seat Type and Style One-piece, two-up Badlander®
Fork Lock Common with ignition key
Hazard Warning Integrated into turn signal controls
Smart Security System Next-generation hands-free security fob;
operates based on proximity to vehicle

Vivid Black, Black Pearl, Crimson Red Sunglo (new), Black Denim, Pewter Denim,
Crimson Red Denim (new)

Warranty11 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter
1 Vehicles depicted may differ from vehicles manufactured and delivered. Specifications and prices listed may differ from specifications and prices of vehicles manufactured and delivered. All product descriptions (including depictions, specifications, dimensions, measurements, ratings and competitive comparisons) are based on available information at the time of publication. Although such descriptions are believed correct, errors and changes can occur and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Harley-Davidson may make changes at any time to prices and specifications, and may change or discontinue models, without notice and without incurring any obligation.

Attention: Vehicles in the configurations shown and many of the accessories described in this catalog may not be available for sale or use in some locations. Please check with your dealer for complete product details and the latest information. All models feature 6-speed transmission (VRSC™ models and Sportster® models are 5-speed) and carbon
fiber belt final drive; multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath; and 2-year unlimited mileage warranty.
2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
3 Primary case oil fill is 32 oz. or as needed to fill to bottom of diaphragm.
4 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
5 Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country and region.
6 U.S. and HDI markets, except Japan: Belt, 32/64 ratio.
7 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region. Standard 105th Anniversary wheel for FLHTCU, FXDL,XL1200L, FLTR and FLHX models is Gloss Black Painted Cast Aluminum.
8 Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
9 Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family conducted by Harley-Davidson under ideal laboratory conditions. Not all motorcycle models undergo fuel economy testing. Fuel economy and mileage may vary among motorcycle models within a family. Your mileage may vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle configuration and other conditions. Break-in mileage may vary.
10 North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
11 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
12 Availability of colors may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change without notice.

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