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2012 Harley Davidson FLD Dyna Switchback Review and Specification

2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback Born to be Costum Touring motorcycle. 2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback with detachable hard saddlebags and quick-detach windshield. Remove those components in just seconds to turn the Switchback into a custom street cruiser. Chassis, suspension and tires are engineered to deliver light, confident handling.

2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback is the lightest custom touring motorcycle in its displacement category. Its styling evokes a classic proportion and clean, straightforward lines. The bend of the mini-ape handlebar and its pull-back riser combine with full-length rider foot boards and a two-up touring seat to offer most Switchback riders all-day comfort.

The new 2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback motorcycle from Harley-Davidson is a quick-change artist. With its color-matched hard saddlebags and a fork-mounted windshield in place, the Harley Dyna switchback is a custom touring motorcycle. But in seconds, the detachable saddlebags and quick-detach windshield can be removed without tools. Now the Dyna Switchback is a custom street cruiser with a gleaming headlamp nacelle, five-spoke cast-aluminum wheels and a mini-ape handlebar. When it’s time to head out for a long weekend, simply re-install the saddlebags and windshield, and the 2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback is ready to roll for the state line.

2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback powered by a muscular Twin Cam 103™ V-Twin engine that delivers strong performance on the boulevard and on the highway. Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback 2012 is the lightest custom touring motorcycle in its displacement category, and at 718 pounds ready-to-ride is 94 pounds lighter than a Harley-Davidson Road King. New front-end geometry, premium suspension components, and a low-profile front tire give the Switchback a plush ride and responsive handling.

2012 Harley Davidson FLD Dyna Switchback – Detail Specifications

Dimensions
Length 92.8 in. (2357 mm)
Overall Width 37.7 in. (958 mm)
Overall Height 55.5 in. (1409 mm)
Seat Height:
– Laden2 26.1 in. (663 mm)
– Unladen 27.4 in. (695 mm)

Ground Clearance 4.3 in. (110 mm)
Rake (steering head) 29.9°
Fork Angle 28.9°
Trail 5.84 in. (148.3 mm)
Wheelbase 62.8 in. (1595 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, bias blackwall front and rear):
– Front – Dunlop® D402F 130/70B18 63H
– Rear – Dunlop® D401 160/70B17 73H
Fuel Capacity 4.7 gal. (17.8 L) (warning light at approximately 0.9 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 3.0 qts. (2.8 L)
Transmission Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)
Primary Chain
Case Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)

Weight:
– As Shipped 696 lbs. (316 kg)
– In Running Order 718 lbs. (326 kg)
– Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1170 lbs. (531 kg)
– Gross Axle Weight Rating:
– Front 455 lbs. (206 kg)
– Rear 794 lbs. (360 kg)

Engine
Engine Air-cooled, Twin Cam 103™
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.875 in. x 4.38 in. (98.4 mm x 111.3 mm)
Displacement 103 cu. in. (1690 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Fiberglass media, washable
Lubrication System Pressurized, dry-sump

Drivetrain
Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 32/66 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive®
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
– 1st 9.311
– 2nd 6.454
– 3rd 4.793
– 4th 3.882
– 5th 3.307
– 6th 2.79

Chassis
Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; rectangular section backbone; stamped, cast, and forged junctions; forged fender supports; MIG welded
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 41.3 mm fork with 20 mm cartridge damping and triple rate spring
Rear Shocks Nitrogen charged 36 mm monotube damper with 5 step preload adjustable dual rate spring

Wheels4: Black 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum with highlighted rim
– Front 18 in. x 3.5 in. (457 mm x 89 mm)
– Rear 17 in. x 4.5 in. (432 mm x 114 mm)

Brakes:
– Caliper Type 4-piston fixed front, and 2-piston torque-free floating rear
– Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors (floating, front only)
– Front (floating) 11.8 in. x .2 in. (300 mm x 5.1 mm)
– Rear 11.5 in. x .2 in. (292 mm x 5.1 mm)
– Anti-lock Braking System: Available

Suspension Travel:
– Front Wheel 3.86 in. (98 mm)
– Rear Wheel 2.13 in. (54 mm)

Performance
Engine Torque5 (per J1349):
– North America 100 ft. lbs. @ 3500 RPM (136 Nm @ 3500 RPM)
Lean Angle (per J1168):
– Right 29°
– Left 29°
Fuel Economy6 (EPA urban/highway test) 42 mpg (5.6 L/100 km)

Electric
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating)
Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 19-amp/hour, 270 cca
Charging Three-phase, 40-amp system (493W @ 13.5V, 2000 RPM, 540W max power @ 13.5V)
Starting 1.2kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
– Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
– Tail/Stop Lights 8W/28W
– Turn Signal Lights 28W self-canceling
– Indicator Lamps: High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, turn signals, low fuel warning, security system7 (optional), low battery, body controller diagnostics

COLOR OPTIONS
Solids
– Vivid Black
– Brilliant Silver Pearl
– Ember Red Sunglo

U.S. MSRP
Vivid Black $15,999
Solids $16,384

2012 Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback Review and Specification

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