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2008 Harley Davidson FLHR Road King


2008 Harlay Davidson FLHR Road King

FLHR Road King®

Combining Harley-Davidson styling heritage and long-range riding comfort, the FLHR Road King features a large, detachable windshield and hard-shell saddlebags. A chrome Hiawatha headlamp and clear-lens auxiliary passing lights lead the way, while chrome engine covers, a deep-skirted FL front fender and white-stripe tyres add a touch of class.

FLHR Road King 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
  • 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
  • Large Hiawatha headlight and chrome nacelle
  • Auxiliary passing lights
  • Detachable windshield
  • Large tank-mounted speedometer
  • Two-piece Touring seat
  • Weather resistant and lockable GTX nylon hard saddlebags
  • NEW Optional ABS
  • Smart Security System

2008 Specifications1 FLHR Road King®

Dimensions

Length (mm)..............................................................................................2380
Seat Height (mm).........................................................................................693
Ground Clearance (mm)...............................................................................130
Rake at steering head (°) / Trail (mm)....................................................26 / 158
Fork Angle............................................................................................... 29.3°
Wheelbase (mm)........................................................................................1610
Fuel Capacity (litres).................................................................................. 22.7
Oil Capacity w/filter (litres)........................................................................... 3.8
Dry Weight (kg).......................................................................................... 332

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
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, 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 each (except where prohibited by law)
Tail/Stop Lights....................................................................................5W/21W
Turn Signal Lights................................................................ 21W self-canceling
Instruments.......................Tank-mounted, electronic speedometer with odometer; Time-of-day clock; Dual resettable tripmeter
Indicator Lamps.............. High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, turn signals, security system6, 6-speed, low fuel warnings

Colour Options

Vivid Black; Black Pearl; White Gold Pearl; Dark Blue Pearl; Crimson Red Sunglo;
Suede Blue Pearl & Vivid Black; White Gold Pearl & Pewter Pearl; Olive Pearl &
Vivid Black; Crimson Red Sunglo & Candy Red Sunglo

Model Features

Black powder-coated engine with chrome treatment covers; Chrome, low-profile
fuel tank console; Clear-lens reflector-optics headlamp; Full-length height
adjustable rider footboards; Full-length height adjustable passenger footboards;
Stainless steel, “buffalo” handlebars; One-piece, two-up Road King® classic seat;
Clear, large Lexan® quick-release detachable windshield; Injection-moulded GTX®
saddlebags with locks; Optional ABS brake system

Warranty

Warranty............................................................. 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval9.................................................... First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter

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