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Gas Man
02-02-2012, 09:24 AM
I think they have the right idea... I think I like the 72 more but this isn't bad. I do like the bicycle cross bar on the handlebars...

Key features of the 2012 Harley-Davidson Softail® Slim™ include:

• Rigid-mounted, air-cooled, 1690 cc Twin Cam 103B™ counter-balanced engine with Automatic Compression Release (ACR) rated at 98.7 ft. lbs. peak torque at 3000 rpm.
• Powertrain is finished in Black powdercoat with polished covers.
• 6-Speed Cruise Drive® Transmission.
• Chrome, over/under shotgun exhaust with slash-cut mufflers.
• Gloss Black round air cleaner cover.
• Classic 5.0-gallon Fat Bob® fuel tank.
• Black “cat’s eye” console holds electronic speedometer with retro-style face.
• Dunlop® 16-inch (MT90B16) front and rear (MU85B16) tires.
• Black, Steel Laced wheels.
• Hollywood handlebar with cross-brace
• Gloss black headlamp with chrome trim ring.
• Gloss black nacelle with punched louvers.
• Half-moon footboards with retro-style foot control pads.
• Chopped rear fender exposes rear tire.
• Trimmed FL front fender.
• Side-mounted license plate bracket.
• Combination stop/tail/turn tail lights.
• Solo seat with black tuck-and-roll vinyl cover.
• Forged rear fender supports are finished in Gloss Black powdercoat.
• Gloss black “horseshoe” oil tank.
• Paint color choices include Vivid Black, Black Denim, and Ember Red Sunglo.
• Security Package Option (factory-installed option) includes: Harley-Davidson® Smart Security System with proximity-based, hands-free security fob and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

02-02-2012, 09:30 AM
New is old. It has Bobber written all over it.:yes:

02-02-2012, 09:54 AM
Its growing on me, couple things I dont like but its pretty nice.

Gas Man
02-02-2012, 11:04 AM
For sure hawgrider.

Gas Man
02-02-2012, 05:40 PM
More pics

Harley Softail Slim. Components. (http://www.cyrilhuzeblog.com/2012/02/02/harley-softail-slim-components/) Published by Cyril Huze (http://www.cyrilhuzeblog.com/author/cyrilhuze/)

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02-02-2012, 10:03 PM
I think its a good foundation for lots of mods if thats your thing.

That sporty only has a 2.1 gallon tank. Whats up w/dat? :scratch:

02-04-2012, 10:46 AM
I think they have the right idea... I think I like the 72 more but this isn't bad. I do like the bicycle cross bar on the handlebars...

the handlebars are copies of the old Springer handlebars bikes with Springer foront ends had for stability otherwise the bars tended to flex.

Gas Man
02-04-2012, 11:22 AM
Yeah, it's an old school thing... I love that.

Gas Man
02-09-2012, 08:00 PM
They had 2 of these in stock as well as the 72.

They look great together!

02-09-2012, 09:41 PM
I think I'm diggin it, still trying to like the forks... never did like the fat boy fork look, but the rest of the bike looks pretty good.