HARLEY-DAVIDSON VIN DECODER. WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?


HARLEY-DAVIDSON VIN



Harley-Davidson VIN decoder. Here is a look at some of the information on Harley VINs.

From 2001 and later: 17 digit VIN on the frame. Example:

1 HD 1 DJ V 1 3 1 Y 500001

1 = Domestic/International, 1 = Domestic

HD = Harley Davidson

1 = Weight Class, 1 = Heavyweight (901 cc and larger)

DJ = Model Designation, DJ = FLHTC

V = Engine, V = Twin Cam 88

1 = Introduction date, 1 = Regular Intro, 2 = Mid year (Jan.), 3 = California model Regular Intro., 4 = Anniversary model, 5 = Special Edition Solo Calif. Regular Intro., 6 = Special Edition Calif. Mid year.

3 = Check digit

1 = Model year, 1 = 2001, 2 = 2002, 3 = 2003 etc.

Y = Assembly plant, Y = York, PA J = Milwakee, WI,
K = Kansas City, KS T = Tomahawk, WI

500001 = Serial number



MODEL DESIGNATIONS
BH = FXST
BL = FXSTS
BM = FLSTF
BR = FLSTS
BS = FXSTD
BT = FXSTB
BV = FXSTI
BW = FLSTCI
BX = FLSTFI
BY = FLSTSI
BZ = FXSTSI
DD = FLHT
DC = FLHT
DG = FLHTC Shrine
DJ = FLHTC
FB = FLHRI
FC = FLHTCUI
FD = FLHR
FF = FLHTCI
FG = FLHTCUI With Sidecar
FH = FLHPI
FL = FLHTCUI Shrine
FM = FLHTPI
FP = FLTR
FR = FLHRCI
FS = FLTRI
FT = FLHPEI
GD = FXDL
GE = FXDWG
GJ = FXDX
GH = FXD
GK = FXDP
GL = FXDXT
GX = SIDECAR TLE
HA = VRSCA
HX = SIDECAR RLE
JB = FXSTDI
KX = SIDECAR TLE ULTRA
?? = FXDP POLICE
?? = FLHTCUI POLICE
?? = XL 883 POLICE
?? = TLE SIDECAR POLICE
?? = FLHRSEI
CJ = XL 883C
CA = XLH 883
CA = XLH 1200
CE = XL 883H
CG = XL 1200C
CH = XL 1200S
CJ = XL 883C
CK = XL 883R







ENGINE TYPES
L = 1340 Evolution
M = 883 Evolution
P = 1200 Evolution
R = 1340 Evolution Fuel Injected
V = Twin Cam 88
W = Twin Cam 88 Fuel Injected
Z = 1130 Revolution


More Harley-Davidson VIN decoded numbers.


Harley-Davidson VIN numbers from 1981 and Later Example:

1 HD 1 AA K 1 1 B Y O13478

The frame number is broken down like this:

1 = Made in U.S.A.

HD = Harley Davidson

1 = Weight Class 1 = Heavyweight 4 = Lightweight 8 = Sidecar

AA = Model Designation

K = Engine Displacement K = 1340 Shovelhead H = 1000 Ironhead XL L = 1340 Evolution M = 883 Evolution XL N = 1100 Evolution XL P = 1200 Evolution XL

1 = Introdution Date 1 = Regular Introdution 2 = Mid-Year (January) 3 = California Special 4 = Daytona (March)

1 = Check Digit

B = Model Year, B = 1981 C = 1982 D = 1983 E = 1984 F = 1985 G = 1986 H = 1987 J = 1988 K = 1989 L = 1990 M = 1991 N = 1992 P = 1993 R = 1994 S = 1995 T = 1996 U = 1997

Y = Plant of Manufacture (York, PA) T = Plant of Manufacture (Tomahawk, WI) J = Plant of Manufacture (Milwaukee, WI)

013278 = Sequential Number

FL/FX Models
AA FLH - 80

AB FLHP - 80 Chain

AC FLH - 80 Shrine Chain

AD FLH - Classic

AG FLH - Classic w/ sidecar

AH FLHP - 80 Belt Deluxe

AJ FLH - 80 Heritage

AK FLHS - 80

AL FLH - 80 Shrine Belt

BA FXE - 80

BB FXEF - 80

BC FXS - 80

BD FXB - 80

BE FXWG - 80

BF FXSB - 80

BG FXDG

BH FXST

BJ FLST/FLSTC

BK FXSTC

BL FXSTS

BM FLSTF

BN FLSTN

BP FXSTSB


Harley-Davidson VIN numbers FLT/FXR Police Models
DA FLHTP - Windshield 1984 and later

DF FLHTP - Fairing

ED FXRP - Windshield

EF FXRP - Fairing

EK FXRP - C.H.P.



FLT/FXR Models
AE 1981 FLT

AF 1981 FLTC

DA FLT 1982 and 1983 only

DB FLTC

DC FLHT

DD FLHTC

DE FLHTC w/ Sidecar

DG FLHTC Shrine

DH FLTC w/Sidecar

DJ FLHTC 1986 - present

DK FLTC Shrine

DM FLTCU - Ultra

DN FLTCU - Ultra w/Sidecar

DP FLHTCU - Ultra

DR FLHTCU - Ultra w/Sidecar

DS FLTCU - Ultra Shrine

DT FLHTCU - Ultra Shrine

EA FXR

EB FXRS

EC FXRT

EE FXRDG

EG FXRS-SP Sport Edition

EH FXRD

EJ FXRC

EL FXLR

EM FXRS - CON

FA FLHS

FB FLHR-I Injected

FC FLHTCU-I Injected

FD FLHR

FE FLTCU-I Injected

FF FLHTC-I Injected


Dyna Glides
GA FXDB-D Daytona

GB FXDB-S Sturgis

GC FXDC

GD FXDL

GE FXDWG

GG FXDS-CON

GH FXD


XL Models
CA XLH

XLH 1000cc 1981 - 1985

XLH 883 1986 - 1987

XLH 883 Deluxe

XLH 1100

XLH 883 1988 - present

XLH 1200

CB XLS 1981 - 1985

CC XLX 1981 - 1985

CD XR-1000, 1983 - 1985

CE XLH 8

If you made it this far, you probably know a little more about Harley-Davidson VIN numbers.



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