Dyna FXDF Fat Bob
The very first things that set the Fat Bob apart from other Dynas are the twin
led headlights braced between polished triple clamps as well as the fat wheels.
Thanks to the large diameter brake discs, these lasts actually look like Fat Boy
units so it’s easy to start confusion especially if the bike cruises along you
down the highway.
With drag-style bars
and a 5.1 gallons tank that fits different models apart from the Fat Bob (it’s
good that they do mention this bike as being the source), this thing already
qualifies for a bad boy machine, but not completely. Not yet. Just wait to hear
about the right rider side mounted two-into-two exhaust that looks just as good
as the one on the V-Rod.
|Among the bike’s top features is the one that nobody could possibly miss, the
beating and powerfully sounding heart also knows as the Twin Cam 96 engine. The
bike’s centerpiece and a work of art itself - the motor - is fuel injected so it
will not only provide the unmistakably grunty engine torque of 92 ft. lbs. but
ensure low fuel consumption and great responsiveness. There’s also a sixth gear
and forward (or mid, it’s optional) mounted foot controls so that you’ll be
riding in style down the highway and obtain great mileage while on it too.
Engine4 Air-cooled, Twin Cam 96™
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
Air Cleaner Fiberglass Media, washable
Lubrication System Pressurized, dry-sump
||The low seat height of only 26.1 inches might manage to make the Fat Bob look
like the ride of everyone, but once you become aware of the massive stature and
703 lbs wet weight (not always an advantage), it will be once again clear that
Harleys are destined to serious riders with serious demands from their bikes.
Also, riding on big tires with an aggressive tread pattern mounted on 16-inch
Slotted Cast Aluminum wheels, the Fat Bob is a cool and confident ride.
Harley-Davidson FXEF Fat Bob
|In 1979, Harley-Davidson had introduced the FXEF Fat Bob motorcycle derived from
the Super Glide series. This bike is famous to have “donated” its fuel tank to
most models of the series and retains the very same original lines of this piece
to this day.
After production of the
Super Glide was stopped back in 1985, the Fat Bob became base model of the
series it once came up to complete and that’s when most of the first generation
bikes were sold.
2008 saw the
introduction of the all-new FXDF Fat Bob, a machine that was practically reborn
just so that the modern Dyna lineup would meets various riding demands. This is
also when the aggressive drag style was approached and when the engine together
with all goodies of modern technology ended up reflecting the best of it so
Engine and Transmission
Engine: Air-cooled, Twin Cam 96
Displacement: 96.00 cu. in.
Bore x Stroke:
3.75 in. x 4.38 in.
Engine Torque: 92.00 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm
Fuel System: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Gallon: 53 hwy / 34 city
Primary Drive: Chain, 34/46 ratio
Gear Ratio (overall)
Chassis and Dimensions
Brakes: 4-piston fixed front, and 2-piston
torque-free floating rear
Parking Brake: N/A
Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168): 31° / 30°
System: Chrome, 2-1-2 collector exhaust w/ dual mufflers
Front Wheel: Silver, Solid Disc Cast Aluminum
Rear Wheel: Silver, Slotted Disc Cast Aluminum
Wheel Option: N/A
Front Tire: 130/90B16
Rear Tire: 180/70B16
Length: 91.7 in.
Seat Height: 26.1 in. (laden) / 27.0 in. (unladen)
Ground Clearance: 4.92 in.
Head/Trail: 29° / 4.92 in.
Wheelbase: 63.7 in.
Track Width: N/A
Fuel Capacity: 5.0 gal.
Oil Capacity: 3.0 qt.
Dry Weight: 669.7
Running Order: 703.0 lbs.
Instruments: Tank-mounted electronic speedometer
with odometer, time-of-day clock on odometer, dual tripmeter, fuel gauge with
low fuel warning light and countdown feature, low oil pressure indicator light,
engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights, 6-speed indicator light
Indicator Lamps: High beam, directional light bar, neutral, low
oil pressure, engine diagnostics, turn signals, security system6 (optional),
6-speed, low fuel warnings
Vibration isolated Twin Cam 96 engine
6-speed Cruise Drive transmission
Black powdercoated engine with polished rocker boxes
New silver-faced speedometer with range countdown
New fuel sender
High Performance “Full metal jacket” chrome-covered shock
Chrome Tommy Gun exhaust with Staggered Dual mufflers
180 mm-16 rear / 130 mm-16 front tires
Cast Aluminum Slotted Disc 16-inch front/rear wheels
Bobtail rear fender
5.1-gallon Fat Bob fuel tank
Drag-style handlebar on black riser
Polished aluminum triple clamps
Black fork lowers and mirrors
28-degree fork angle
Forward or mid foot controls
Optional Smart Security System
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