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Harley-Davidson Model Code Lettering System

Harley-Davidson seems to take an odd pride in its somewhat confusing model code lettering system, one where the same letter in a different position in the model designation can mean different things. Fortunately, within the early Sportster lineup, model codes are pretty consistent.All OHV Sportsters from the beginning in 1957 carry the first letter designation X. Interestingly, this ...

Robert Smith | Jun 12, 2014

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