What do all the letters mean on Harley Davidson?

What does the letters mean on a Harley?

As a general rule when it comes to Harley abbreviations the following three standards apply: 1st Letter: This signifies the engine series. G = Servicar three wheeler, 1937 to 1972. E = Overhead valve 61 cubic inch “big twin” (Engine and trans separated) F = Overhead valve “Big Twin”

What does FLHR stand for?

Definition. FLHR. Fleming’s Left Hand Rule (electric motors)

What does FX mean for Harley?

(FX originally meant “Factory Experimental” The first one was the Super Glide FX) The third letter of the model designator reveals the frame style: D- “Dyna” frame (with the rubber mounted motor)

What does R mean on Harley?

The R is Reserve on fuel injected bikes.

What does V twin stand for?

Wiktionary. V-twinnoun. A two-cylinder internal combustion engine with the cylinders arranged in a configuration resembling the letter V.

What does Harley-Davidson Flhtcu mean?

Acronym. Definition. FLHTCU. Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Electra Glide motorcycle.

What does FLH mean Harley-Davidson?

The Harley-Davidson FLH motorcycle, manufactured by the Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company, originated in 1949 as the Hydra-Glide touring model, so named for its hydraulically damped telescopic forks.

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What does Harley FXDB mean?

FXDB: Street Bob (Sturgis 1991) FXDC: Dyna Super Glide Custom. FXDG: Dyna Glide/Sturgis. FXDL: Dyna Low Rider.

When did Harley go fuel Injected?

With all the changes in 1999-2000, things were quite at Harley-Davidson for a few years, though in 2001 they switched to a better, Delphi EFI system on the bikes that were injected. 2001 was also the first year the Softail line was available with a fuel injected motor.

What Harley models are FLH?

The Harley-Davidson FLH model has had three major incarnations, the Hydra-Glide, Duo-Glide and Electra-Glide. Harley-Davidson identifies its motorcycles with a specific model name and each belongs to one of five model families; Sportser, Dyna, Softail, VRSC (V-twin, racing, street, custom), and Touring.

What is the difference between FXR and Dyna?

The FXR has a limited rear rubbering system with partial frame mounted swingarm pivots. Dyna is pure rubber mount, through trans housing. FXR has a lower center of gravity, and a more rigid frame with triangulation, designed by Eric Buell……

What’s a 1976 FLH worth?


Excellent $17,580
Very Good $11,405
Good $7,340
Fair $5,860
Poor $4,560

What does Flfbs stand for?

Fat Boys produced from 1990-2017 are coded FLSTF, and FLFB (& FLFBS) from 2018. An oft-repeated false etymology claims that the name comes from a contraction of Fat Man and Little Boy, the atomic bombs dropped on Japan during WWII, as a symbolic insult to Japanese motorcycles.