FXST vibration

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by bfore1948, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. bfore1948

    bfore1948 New Member

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    I have a 2006 softail standard. This is my first Harley. I have noticed tha at high speeds I get a noticeable vibration. I have a windshield. Could this be what is causing the problem?
     
  2. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Another possible cause is tire/wheel balance. Does this vibration always begin at about the same speed? And if you continue to increase your speed does it go away (i.e., starts at about 55mph, and goes away at about 65mph and above). This is a fairly typical symptom of tire/wheel out-of-balance.

    TQ
     
  3. bfore1948

    bfore1948 New Member

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    The tires are new. This could be the problem.
     
  4. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Especially if you noticed this problem after getting the new tires! :s

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  5. kc5gxc

    kc5gxc Member

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    I have a '04 softail standard with shield....no vibratiion on mine. Must be your tires.
    Good luck.......Pete