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2008 Harley Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide


2008 Harley Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide

FLHTCU Ultra Classic® Electra Glide®

The FLHTCU Ultra Classic is an elite, fully-equipped touring motorcycle. Electronic Cruise control, Advanced Audio System by Harman/Kardon with passenger sound system, vented fairing lowers, luggage liners, and intercom are all standard equipment. New for 2008 are adjustable fairing wind deflectors that allow the rider to direct ventilation to the seating areas for enhanced comfort.  Also available in limited edition, serial-numbered 105th Anniversary livery.

FLHTCU Ultra Classic® Electra Glide® features:
  • Isolation mounted 1584cc Twin Cam 96™ engine with ESPFI
  • 6-speed Cruise Drive transmission
  • Active intake and exhaust system
  • Black powder-coated engine with chrome treatment
  • NEW Brembo® triple-disc brake system with ABS
  • NEW six-gallon/22.7 litre fuel tank
  • NEW Electronic Throttle Control
  • NEW Isolated Drive System
  • NEW Improved battery access
  • Black 9-spoke Cast Aluminium wheels
  • White-stripe tyres
  • Triple Circuit Damping (TCD) front forks
  • “Batwing” fork-mounted fairing
  • Full instrumentation
  • 80-watt Advanced Audio System by Harman-Kardon
  • Intercom system
  • Clear-lens reflector-optics auxiliary lamps
  • Locking GTX nylon alloy saddlebags
  • Adjustable King Tour-Pak with passenger backrest
  • Custom-fit soft luggage liners
  • One-piece, two-up Electra Glide comfort-stitch touring saddle
  • Vented lower fairings with integrated storage compartments
  • Cruise control
  • NEW ABS as standard equipment
  • Smart Security System        

2008 Specifications1 FLHTCU Ultra Classic™ Electra Glide®

Dimensions

Length (mm)..............................................................................................2470
Seat Height (mm)2.......................................................................................693
Ground Clearance (mm)...............................................................................130
Rake at steering head (°) / Trail (mm)....................................................26 / 158
Fork Angle............................................................................................... 29.3°
Wheelbase (mm)........................................................................................1620
Fuel Capacity (litres).................................................................................. 22.7
Oil Capacity w/filter (litres)........................................................................... 3.8
Dry Weight (kg).......................................................................................... 375

Powertrain

Engine....................................................................... Air-cooled, Twin Cam 96™
Displacement (cu.cm).................................................................................1584
Bore x Stroke (mm)....................................................................... 95.3 x 111.1
Fuel System................................ Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Compression Ratio.................................................................................... 9.2:1
Exhaust System.....................................Chrome, cross-over exhaust with dual mufflers and taper end caps

Wheels/Tyres

Tyres:
Front......................................................................... D402F NW MT90B16 72H
Rear............................................................................D402 NW MU85B16 77H
Wheels:
Front...........................................................16” Black, 9-spoke cast aluminium
Rear............................................................16” Black, 9-spoke cast aluminium

Drivetrain

Primary Drive........................................................................ Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive................................................................................ Belt, 32/66 ratio
Clutch.............................................................................................9-plate, wet
Transmission..................................................................... 6-speed Cruise Drive™
Gear Ratios:
1st............................................................................................................ 9.31
2nd........................................................................................................... 6.42
3rd........................................................................................................... 4.77
4th............................................................................................................ 3.93
5th............................................................................................................ 3.28
6th............................................................................................................ 2.79

Chassis

Brakes, Dia (Front/Rear, mm)....................................................... 300 dual / 300
Caliper Type...................................................32mm 4-piston fixed front and rear
Front Fork..........................................41.3mm telescopic, cartridge-style damping
Rear Shocks.................................................................................Air-adjustable

Suspension Travel:

Front (mm)..................................................................................................117
Rear (mm)....................................................................................................76
Frame........................... Mild steel, square-section backbone with twin downtubes
Swingarm.... Mild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions, MIG welded

Performance

Engine Torque (EU Standard EC95/1)5................... 129 Nm / 95 ft lbs @ 3500 rpm
Lean Angle per SAE J1168 (Degrees Left/Right).........................................30 / 32

Electrical

Charging............................................................... Three-phase, 50-amp system (585W @ 13V, 2000 rpm and 650W 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
Auxiliary Lamps........................... Two @ 35W (except where prohibited by law)
Tail/Stop Lights....................................................................................5W/21W
Turn Signal Lights................................................................ 21W self-canceling
Instruments................... Fairing-mounted, electronic speedometer with odometer; Time-of-day clock; Voltmeter; Tachometer; Dual resettable tripmeter
Indicator Lamps...........................High beam, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, speakers, accessory, security system6, 6-speed, low fuel warning, cruise control, ABS

Colour Options

Vivid Black; Pacific Blue Pearl; Black Pearl; White Gold Pearl; Dark Blue Pearl;
Candy Red Sunglo; Suede Blue Pearl & Vivid Black; Pacific Blue Pearl & Vivid
Black; White Gold Pearl & Black Pearl; Olive Pearl & Vivid Black; Crimson Red
Sunglo & Candy Red Sunglo; 105th Anniversary Copper Pearl & Vivid Black

Model Features

Black powder-coated engine with chrome treatment covers; “Batwing”,
fork‑mounted fairing; Chrome, low-profile fuel tank console; Clear-lens
reflector‑optics headlamp; Adjustable fairing-mounted air deflectors; Full-length
height adjustable rider footboards; Full-length height adjustable passenger
footboards; Stainless steel, classic touring handlebars; One-piece, two-up
Electra Glide® classic comfort stitch seat; Passenger backrest; Clear, Lexan®
windshield; Injection‑moulded GTX® saddlebags with locks; Deluxe fibreglass
Tour-Pak™; Harman-Kardon® Advanced Audio System; Intercom; Cruise control;
ABS brake system

Warranty

Warranty............................................................. 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval...................................................... First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter

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