How do you know what year your motorcycle is?

How do you tell what year a motorcycle is?

How to Find Motorcycle Years by VIN Numbers

  1. Locate the VIN on the motorcycle or on the motorcycle’s title.
  2. Starting from the left-hand side of the sequence, count to the 10th character in the 17 character sequence. Note this character. For example, in the sequence 1KMH78978XA89B328, the 10th character is the letter X.

How do I find out what model my motorcycle is?

Find and Decode Your VIN

VINs are typically stamped directly into the metal of the motorcycle’s frame, but some models also include a VIN plate. Look for the VIN on your motorcycle’s steering neck, located behind the headlight or the front number plate. All vehicles are required to have a VIN.

How do you tell what year your Harley is?

Look at the end of the VIN for a letter. Harley engines made between 1981 and 2000 have a 10-digit VIN which was abbreviated from the 17-digit VIN that was stamped on the frame of the bike. The last digit of the VIN designates the model year with a letter.

What is motorcycle serial number?

Most bicycle serial numbers are located under the bottom bracket where the two pedal cranks come together (1). Simply turn your bike upside down and record the number. Check for the serial number on the headset at the front of the bike (2) or the rear stays (3).

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