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2008 Cross Bones FLSTSB Softail

Thank God There's Harleys...   So, let's show them!

Our friend "HD Wrench" from Wichita Falls, Texas, United States made available these photos of his beautiful 2008 Cross Bones.

The Harley Softail FLSTSB "Cross Bones" was introduced in January 2008. With its Softail frame, springer fork and short front fender it combines classic motorcycle looks with modern technology. The apehanger bars add to the rebellious attitude of the Cross Bones.

HD Wrench: "This is my 2008 Harley-Davidson FLSTSB softail cross bones. It has a 113 cubic inch motor (1856cc) Screamin' Eagle Pro Kit. Maximum Velocity Area MVA heads, 260 cams, 58mm throttle body, high flow fuel injectors, oil cooler, super tuned with a custom map, automatic compression releases activated, manual compression release back up also installed."


Photo of 2008 Cross Bones Harley Davidson FLSTSB Softail Motorcycle by HD Wrench.

HD Wrench: "I have powdercoated the hubs, spokes, rims, drive sprocket, brake rotors, outer primary, rocker boxes, cam cover, transmission side cover, pushrod tubes, tappet blocks, rear brake pedal, jiffy stand, shift linkage.

Chrome hardware on rocker boxes, brake rotors, drive sprocket, tappet blocks, cam cover, primary cover, transmission cover.

Front fender eliminated, chopped rear fender.

Lowering kit, D&D fat cat 2 into 1 exhaust, heavy breather, custom ape hangers internally wired, custom risers, nostalgic grips, black braided clutch and throttle cable, black braided front brake line.

Black rear axle cover, black pivot shaft cover, chrome rear wheel spacers.

Rear turn signal brake light conversion, garage door opener, security with alarm.

Dark custom derby cover, timer cover, covers on fuel cap and fuel gauge, combo speedo tachometer with changeable background lighting.

Side mount license plate, front turn and rear signals relocated. Brawler seat. Chrome hardware on fender struts. Screaming eagle plug wires."

Photo of 2008 Harley Cross Bones Softail FLSTSB Motorbike.

Harley Cross Bones Modifications

Riders making modifications to their Harley Cross Bones was only a matter of time...


Picture of Front Wheel and Springer Fork of 2008 Cross Bones Harley Davidson FLSTSB Softail Motorcycle. First thing to go on this bike was the Harley Cross Bones front fender. It may be that Harley Davidson had to deliver the Cross Bones with a front fender in order to comply with certain legislation, but the thing is just screaming to be removed...

Image of Bobbed Rear Fender of 2008 Harley Davidson FLSTSB Cross Bones Softail Motorbike. Another Harley Cross Bones design feature that was screaming to be removed was that Cross Bones duck tail rear fender. HD Wrench did a good job there!

This bobbed rear fender makes the Cross Bones look a lot better!

113 cubic inch motor (1856cc) Screamin' Eagle Pro Kit


Photo of Screamin' Eagle Pro Kit on 2008 Cross Bones Harley Davidson FLSTSB Softail Motorcycle by HD Wrench. 113 cubic inch (1856cc) Twin Cam Screamin' Eagle Pro Kit.

Photo of 2008 Harley Cross Bones Softail FLSTSB Motorbike.

Picture of 2008 Cross Bones Harley Davidson FLSTSB Softail Motorcycle by HD Wrench.

(December 2009)