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Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Info
2001-2009


Harley Davidson® VIN Identification Guide

This list is unofficial and is not gospel, only what I have been able to cross in various manuals, web sites and dealerships. If you have more updated info on this data, please let me know.

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Year Groups

1903-1909 | 1910-1919 | 1920-1929 | 1930-1936 | 1937-1961 | 1962-1969 | 1970-1980 | 1981-2000 | 2001-2009 | 2010-Present


Model Info

2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009


VIN Info

  • 17 digit VIN on frame.
    Abbreviated VIN on engine. The legal VIN number is on the frame.
    Example: 1 HD 1 DJ V 1 3 1 Y 500001
  • 1 = Domestic/International

      1 = US/Domestic
      5 = International

    HD = Harley Davidson

    1 = Weight Class

      1 = Heavyweight (901 cc and larger)
      4 = Lightweight (900 cc and smaller)
      8 = Sidecar

    DJ = Model Designation

      Sportster Models

        CA = XL883
        CG = XL1200C
        CH = XL1200S
        CJ = XL883C
        CN = XL883
        CM = XL883L
        CP = XL883C
        CR = XL883L
        CS = XL883R
        CT = XL1200C
        CV = XL1200R
        CW = XL1200L
        CX = XL1200L
        CY = XL50
        CZ = XL1200N
        LA = XR1200
        LC = XL1200X
        LD = XR1200X
        LE = XL883N

      FL/FX/Dyna Glide Models

        BB = FXEF
        EA = FXR
        EB = FXRS
        EC = FXRT
        ED = FXRP
        EE = FXRDG
        EF = FXRP
        EG = FXRS SP
        EH = FXRD
        EJ = FXRC
        EK = FXRP
        EL = FXLR
        EM = FXRS
        ES = FXR
        ET = FXR
        EV = FXR
        GA = FXDBD
        GB = FXDBS
        GC = FXDC
        GD = FXDL
        GE = FXDWG
        GG = FXDS/FXDS-CONV
        GH = FXD
        GJ = FXDX
        GK = FXDP
        GL = FXDXT
        GM = FXDI
        GN = FXDL
        GP = FXDWG
        GR = FXDXI
        GT = FXDC
        GV = FXDC
        GX = FXDB
        GY = FXDF
        PB = FXDWG
        PE = FXDWG3
        PS = FXDSE
        PX = FSDFSE

      Softail Models

        BH = FXST
        BJ = FLST/FLSTC
        BK = FXSTC
        BL = FXSTS
        BM = FLSTF
        BN = FLSTN
        BP = FXSTSB
        BR = FLSTS
        BS = FXSTD
        BT = FXSTB
        BV = FXST
        BW = FLSTC
        BX = FLSTF
        BY = FLSTC
        BZ = FXSTSI
        JA = FXSTB
        JB = FXSTDI
        JD = FLSTN
        JE = FLST
        JF = FLSTI
        JG = FLSTF
        JH = FLSTC
        JJ = FXCW
        JK = FXCWC
        JL = FXSTC
        JM = FLSTSB
        PF = FXSTDSE
        PH = FXSTDSE
        PL = FLSTFSE
        PN = FLSTFSE
        PT = FXSTSSE
        PY = FLSTSE

      Touring Models

        DA = FLT
        DB = FLTC
        DC = FLHT
        DD = FLHT
        DE = FLHTC
        DF = FLHTP
        DG = FLHTC Shrine
        DH = FLHTC w/Sidecar
        DJ = FLHTC
        DP = FLHTC
        FA = FLHRS
        FB = FLHRI
        FC = FLHTCU
        FD = FLHR
        FF = FLHTCI
        FG = FLHTCUI With Sidecar
        FH = FLHPI
        FL = FLHTCUI Shrine
        FM = FLHTPI
        FP = FLTR
        FR = FLHRC
        FS = FLTRI
        FT = FLHPEI
        FW = FLHRI (Shrine/Firefighter)
        FX = FLHRS
        KA = FLHX
        KB = FLHX
        KX = SIDECAR TLE ULTRA
        PG = FLHRSEI2

      Trike Models

        MA = MB =

      V-Rod Models

        HA = VRSCA
        HC = VRSCR
        HD = VRSCD
        HF = VRSCA
        HH = VRSCDX
        HJ = VRSCX


    V = Engine Type

      A = 1130 Revolution (100 CV)
      B = 1450 Fuel Injected Counter Balanced
      C = 1550
      D = 1550 EFI
      E = 1690 EFI
      F = 1690 Balanced-EFI
      G = 1246 Revolution EFI
      H = 1246 (2001-2009)
      J = 1246
      M = 883 Evolution XL / 1690 (2008 and later)
      N = 1100 Evolution XL
      P = 1200 Evolution XL
      R = 1340 Evolution Fuel Injected
      S = 500 Single (Armstrong Military)
      V = Twin Cam 88 Carburetor
      W = Twin Cam 88 Fuel Injected
      Y = Twin Cam 88 Counter Balanced - Carb
      Z = 1130 Revolution (115hp ) 1 = 1450 EFI
      2 = 883 ESPFI
      3 = 1200 ESPFI
      4 = 1584 ESPFI
      5 = 1584 ESPFI
      6 = 1200
      8 = 1800 ESPFI
      9 = 1800 ESPFI H 1250 ESPFI

    1 = Introduction Date

      1 = Regular Introduction
      2 = Mid Year (January)
      3 = California Model (Regular Introduction)
      4 = Anniversary Model
      5 = Special Edition Solo (California)(Regular Introduction)
      6 = Special Edition (California)(Mid Year)

    3 = VIN Check Digit (Can be 0-9 or X)

    1 = Model Year

      1 = 2001
      2 = 2002
      3 = 2003
      4 = 2004
      5 = 2005
      6 = 2006
      7 = 2007
      8 = 2008

    Y = Assembly Plant

      J = Milwaukee, WI
      T = Tomahawk, WI
      Y = York, PA
      K = Kansas City, KS

    500001 = Serial Number

    Production

      2001 = 234,461
      2002 = 263,653
      2003 = 291,147
      2004 = 317,289
      2005 = 329,017
      2006 = 349,196
      2007 =  249,413
      2008 = 303,479
      2009 = 223,000
      2010 = 210,500
      2011 = TBD


Model Info

2001

Top

    Sportster

    Dyna Glide

    Softail

    Touring

Production

    Sportster - 50,814
    Custom - 118,303
    Touring - 65,344
    Total 2001 - 234,461

2002

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    Sportster

    Dyna Glide

    Softail

    VRSC

    Touring

    CVO (Custom Vehicle Operations)

    Police

Production

    Sportster - 51,171
    Custom - 141,769
    Touring - 70,713
    Total 2002 - 263,653

2003

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Available Models

    Sportster

    Dyna Glide

    Softail

    VRSC

    Touring

    CVO (Custom Vehicle Operations)

    Police

Production

    Sporster - 57,165
    Custom - 151,405
    Touring - 82,577
    Total 2003 - 291,147

2004

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Available Models

    Dyna Glide

    Dyna Glide

    Softail

    VRSC

    Touring

    CVO (Custom Vehicle Operations)

    Buell

Production

    Sportster - 69,821
    Custom - 154,163
    Touring - 93,305


Total 2004 - 317,289

2005

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Available Models

    Sportster

      883
      883 Low
      883 Custom
      1200 Custom
      1200 Roadster

    Dyna

      Super Glide
      Super Glide Sport
      Super Glide Custom
      Lowrider
      Wide Glide

    Softail

      Standard
      Night Train
      Duece
      Deluxe
      Springer Classic
      Heritage Classic
      Fat Boy

    VRSC

      V-Rod (A)
      V-Rod (B)

    Touring

      Road King
      Road King Custom
      Road King Classic
      Road Glide
      Electra-Glide Standard
      Electra-Glide Classic
      Ultra Classic Electra-Glide

    CVO - Custom Vehicle Operations

      Screamin' Eagle Fat Boy
      Screamin' Eagle V-Rod
      Screamin' Eagle Electra-Glide 2

    Police/Firefighter

      XL883 Police
      Road King Police/Firefighter - FLHPI
      Electra-Glide Police/Firefighter - FLHTPI
      TLE Sidecar

      Peace Officer (PO)/Firefighter (FF)/Shrine (SH) Special Editions

        Heritage Softail Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Fat Boy - PO/FF/SH
        Road King - PO/FF
        Electra-Glide Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Ultra-Classic Electra-Glide - PO/FF/SH
        Sportster 883 - SH
        Road King Police - SH
        Electra-Glide Police - SH

    Production

      Sportster - 70,225
      Custom - 148,620
      Touring - 110,172


    Total - 329,017

2006

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Available Models

    Sportster

      883
      883 Low
      883 Custom
      883 Roadster
      1200 Custom
      1200 Roadster
      1200 Low

    Dyna

      Super Glide
      Super Glide Custom
      Super Glide 35th Anniversary
      Street Bob
      Lowrider
      Wide Glide

    Softail

      Standard
      Softtail Standard
      Night Train
      Springer Softtail
      Duece
      Fat Boy
      Softtail Deluxe
      Springer Classic
      Springer Softtail Classic

    VRSC

      V-Rod
      Night Rod
      Street Rod

    Touring

      Road King
      Road King Custom
      Road King Classic
      Road Glide
      Street Glide
      Electra-Glide Standard
      Electra-Glide Classic
      Ultra Classic Electra-Glide

    CVO - Custom Vehicle Operations

      Screamin' Eagle Fat Boy
      Screamin' Eagle V-Rod
      Screamin' Eagle Electra-Glide 2

    Police/Firefighter

      XL883 Police
      Road King Police/Firefighter - FLHPI
      Electra-Glide Police/Firefighter - FLHTPI
      TLE Sidecar

      Peace Officer (PO)/Firefighter (FF)/Shrine (SH) Special Editions

        Heritage Softail Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Fat Boy - PO/FF/SH
        Road King - PO/FF
        Electra-Glide Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Ultra-Classic Electra-Glide - PO/FF/SH
        Sportster 883 - SH
        Road King Police - SH
        Electra-Glide Police - SH

    Production

      Sportster - 64,557
      Custom - 161,195
      Touring - 123,444


    Total - 349,196

2007

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Available Models

    Sportster

      883
      883 Low
      883 Custom
      883 Roadster
      1200 Custom
      1200 Roadster
      1200 Low
      50th Anniversary Sportster

    Dyna

      Super Glide
      Super Glide Custom
      Street Bob
      Lowrider
      Wide Glide

    Softail

      Standard
      Night Train
      Softtail Custom
      Duece
      Deluxe
      Springer Classic
      Springer Softtail Classic
      Fat Boy

    VRSC

      V-Rod
      Night Rod
      Street Rod
      VRSCX

    Touring

      Road King
      Road King Custom
      Road King Classic
      Road Glide
      Street Glide
      Electra-Glide Standard
      Electra-Glide Classic
      Ultra Classic Electra-Glide

    CVO - Custom Vehicle Operations

      Screamin' Eagle Dyna
      Screamin' Eagle Springer
      Screamin' Eagle Road King
      Screamin' Eagle Ultra Classic Electra Glide

    Police/Firefighter

      Road King Police/Firefighter - FLHP
      Electra-Glide Police/Firefighter - FLHTP

      Special Editions - Peace Officer (PO), Firefighter (FF) - Shrine (SH) - Patriot (P)

        Heritage Softail Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Fat Boy - PO/FF/SH
        Road King - PO/FF
        Electra-Glide Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Ultra-Classic Electra-Glide - PO/FF/SH
        Sportster 883 - SH
        Road King Police - SH
        Electra-Glide Police - SH

    Production

      Sportster - 72,039
      Custom - 144,507
      Touring - 114,076


    Total - 330,622

2008

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Available Models

    Sportster

      883 - XL883
      883 Low - XL883L
      883 Custom - XL883C
      1200 Nightster - XL1200N
      1200 Custom - XL1200C
      1200 Roadster - XL1200R
      1200 Low - XL1200L

    Dyna

      Super Glide - FXD
      Super Glide Custom - FXDC
      Street Bob - FXDB
      Lowrider - FXDL
      Fat Bob - FXDF
      Wide Glide - FXDWG

    Softail

      Night Train - FXSTB
      Softtail Custom - FXSTC
      Fat Boy - FLSTF
      Softail Deluxe - FLSTN
      Heritage Softail Classic - FLSTC
      Softtail Cross Bones - FLSTSB
      Rocker - FXCW
      Rocker C - FXCWC

    VRSC

      V-Rod - VRSCAW
      Night Rod - VRSCD
      Night Rod Special - VRSCDX

    Touring

      Road King - FLHR
      Road King Classic - FLHRC
      Street Glide - FLHX
      Road Glide - FLTR
      Electra-Glide Standard - FLHT
      Electra-Glide Classic - FLHTC
      Ultra Classic Electra-Glide - FLHTCU

    CVO - Custom Vehicle Operations

      Screamin' Eagle Dyna
      Screamin' Eagle Springer
      Screamin' Eagle Road King
      Screamin' Eagle Ultra Classic Electra Glide

    Police/Firefighter

      Road King Police/Firefighter - FLHP
      Electra-Glide Police/Firefighter - FLHTP

      Special Editions - Peace Officer (PO), Firefighter (FF) - Shrine (SH) - Patriot (P)

        Heritage Softail Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Fat Boy - PO/FF/SH
        Road King - PO/FF
        Electra-Glide Classic - PO/FF/SH
        Ultra-Classic Electra-Glide - PO/FF/SH
        Sportster 883 - SH
        Road King Police - SH
        Electra-Glide Police - SH

    Production

      Sportster - 60,684
      Custom - 140,908
      Touring - 101,887


    Total - 303,479

    2009

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    Available Models

      Sportster

        Iron 883 - XL883N
        883 Low - XL883L
        883 Custom - XL883C
        1200 Nightster - XL1200N
        1200 Custom - XL1200C
        1200 Low - XL1200L
        XR 1200 - XR1200

      Dyna

        Super Glide - FXDI
        Super Glide Custom - FXDC
        Street Bob - FXDB
        Lowrider - FXDL
        Fat Bob - FXDF

      Softail

        Night Train - FXSTB
        Softtail Custom - FXSTC
        Fat Boy - FLSTF
        Softail Deluxe - FLSTN
        Heritage Softail Classic - FLST/FLSTI
        Rocker - FXCW
        Rocker C - FXCWC
        Cross Bones - FLSTSB

      VRSC

        V-Rod - VRSCX
        Night Rod Special - VRSCDX
        V-Rod Muscle - VRSCF

      Touring

        Road King - FLHR
        Road King Classic - FLHRC
        Street Glide - FLHX
        Road Glide - FLTR
        Electra-Glide Standard - FLHT
        Electra-Glide Classic - FLCTC
        Ultra Classic Electra-Glide - FLHTCU
        Tri-Glide Ultra Classic - FLHTCUTG

      CVO - Custom Vehicle Operations

        Screamin' Eagle Fat Bob - FXDFSE
        Screamin' Eagle Softail Springer - FXSTSSE
        Screamin' Eagle Road Glide - FLTRSE
        Screamin' Eagle Ultra Classic Electra Glide - FLHTCUSE

      Police/Firefighter

        Special Editions - Peace Officer (PO), Firefighter (FF) - Shrine (SH) - Patriot (P)

      Production

        Sportster - 47,269
        Custom - 91,650
        Touring - 84,104


      Total - 223,023


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