Introduced in 1988 the Harley-Davidson Softail Springer is a retro model based on the Softail Standard. The FXSTS is a basic bike which pays tribute to the bikes of the post war years when Harleys identity was truly established. The Springer front end is based on the 1948 model but the rest of the bike was completely updated. Paying tribute to its roots with the front end is what makes this bike. Dripping with chrome, the Springer front end carries a skinny 21 inch front wheel on stubby swing arms that are linked by pushrods to springs and a single damper up near the steering head. To keep the front brake from causing feedback in the suspension, the Springers lone front brake caliper is secured by a floating mount that isolates braking torque from suspension movement which makes for a great visual impact. The intense chrome front end stands in contrast to the clean understatement of the Softail rear suspension and lends the bike a raked look without actually having one. A traditional Harley-Davidson big twin resides in the Springers engine bay and is bolted directly to the frame for riders who want a true V-Twin experience. A 5 speed transmission and the belt drive are also standard features. This particular example is a 1 owner bike with 8,347 original miles that has been pampered since day one. It has been upgraded with a Corbin 2-up seat, a passenger backrest, a quick release windshield, a highway bar and it sounds just plain nasty ripping though its performance exhaust. It was just serviced which included having the carb rebuilt, a new battery, new plugs, a new oil filter and all new fluids. Considering the extremely low mileage and the fact that 1997 was the last year of the springer this one is destined to sell quickly. If you agree you better pick up the phone before its too late!
This 1997 Harley-Davidson Springer was listed for sale on 3-21-18 15:17:19. The vehicle color is Black and VIN is
not available . Kindly check ad for seller's location. Seller`s stock ID is 18SG10784. There are 18 other Harley-Davidson cars currently listed for sale on our website. You may desire to see what other Harley-Davidson cars are selling for by visiting our Sales Data page.
Body Style: Motorcycle
This collector car has been sold. Check out our other cars like this one or browse all of our classic, vintage and collector cars listed for sale.
Note from the publisher: Welcome to our collector car marketplace where we feature thousands of classified ad listings of vintage cars for sale. We hope that you will bookmark our site and visit often; our cars are updated every day. Furthermore we encourage you to subscribe to our mailing list so that we may periodically notify you of interesting classic cars that become available.