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 Post subject: What's in a VIN ? - ID'ing your bike
PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 8:24 am 
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Joined: Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:41 am
Posts: 209
Location: Reseda, CA
Found some interesting info
in (Clymer) manual I just got

with regards to my model of bike
that I didn't know.

Example: Sportster 1986-2003

My VIN:
1 HD 4 CE M 3 5 X K 138222

1=MC Made in USA
HD=Duh!
4=Middleweight (351-900 cc)
CE=XLH883 Hugger
M=883 cc engine size
3=California model
5=VIN check digit (0-9, or x)
X=1999 model year
K=Kansas City (vs. York, Pennsylvania)
138222=serial no.


model citizen zero discipline
2005 - Sportster 1200 C


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 Post subject: Re: What's in a VIN ? - ID'ing your bike
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:03 am 
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Joined: Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:35 pm
Posts: 226
Thanks BasicCAFE883,

Very cool stuff to know. Where do you find that info out?


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 Post subject: Re: What's in a VIN ? - ID'ing your bike
PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:15 pm 
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Location: Reseda, CA
It was in the Clymer Service Manual.


model citizen zero discipline
2005 - Sportster 1200 C


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 Post subject: Re: What's in a VIN ? - ID'ing your bike
PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:56 pm 
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Joined: Thu May 29, 2008 10:11 am
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Location: Orange County, CA
Always good to know...


You can have it cheap.
You can have it fast.
You can have high quality.
PICK ANY 2....


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