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Harley Davidson Motorcycles Klingon Wordbook

Harley Davidson letter codes! Do you roll around every night in your bed wondering what FL, FLD, EL, UL, FXDL, ULH, FLT, FLH, FLHR and so on mean?  Read this page, memorize the codes and sleep well ever after :)

1st letter


E ° Overhead valve 61 cubic inch Knucklehead 

F ° Overhead valve Big Twin

G ° 3-wheel work bike from -37 to -73

K ° Side valve 45 and 55 cubic inch sports bike 

U ° Side valve "big twin"

V ° Side valve 74 cubic inch from -30 to -36

W ° Side valve 45 cubic inch from -37 to -52

X ° Sports and Special Construction 

V ° Revolution Motor 

2nd letter


L ° Large diameter forks 

S °  Small Diameter forks

3rd letter


D ° Dyna frame

ST ° Softail frame 

T ° Touring frame

(HT ° Highway Touring frame) 

orange colour motorcycle Harley Davidson Road Glide Ultra


FLHR ° Road King

FLHRCI ° Road King Classic

FLHRSI ° Road King Custom

FLHS ° Electra Glide Sport

FLHT ° Electra Glide Standard

FLHTC ° Electra Glide Classic

FLHTCU ° Ultra Classic Electra Glide

FLHTCUL ° Ultra Classic Electra Glide Low

FLHX ° Street Glide

FLHXSE ° CVO Street Glide

FLHTCUSE ° CVO Ultra Classic Electra Glide

FLHTCUTG ° Tri-Glide

FLHTK ° Electra Glide Ultra Limited

FLHTKL ° Electra Glide Ultra Limited Low

FLHX ° Street Glide

FLHXS ° Street Glide Special

FLHXX ° Street Glide Trike

FLTC ° Rubber Mounted Dresser Classic

FLTCU ° Rubber Mounted Dresser Classic Ultra

FLTR ° Road Glide

FLTRSE ° CVO Screamin' Eagle Road Glide

FLTRX ° Road Glide Custom

FLTRXS ° Road Glide Special

white and blue motorcycle Harley Davidson Heritage Softail


FLST ° Softail

FLSTC ° Heritage Softail Classic

FLSTF ° Fat Boy

FLSTN ° Softail Deluxe

FLSTSC ° Springer Softail Classic

FLSTSECVO ° Softail Convertible

FLSTSB ° Cross Bones

FXSTB ° Night Train

FXSTC ° Softail Custom

FXSTD ° Softail Deuce

FXSTS ° Springer Softail

FXSTSB ° Bad Boy

FXSTSSECVO ° Softail Springer Screamin' Eagle

FXCW ° Softail Rocker

FXCWC ° Softail Rocker Custom

FXS ° Softail Blackline 

FXSB ° Softail Breakout 

FXSBSE ° Softail CVO Breakout 

FXBR ° Breakout 

FLDE ° DeluxeFXFBFat Bob 

FLFB ° Fat Boy 

FXBB ° Street Bob 

FXDBI ° Street Bob Limited

FLSB ° Sport Glide 

FLHC ° Heritage Classic 

FXLR ° Low Rider 

FLSL ° Slim

red motorcycle Harley Davidson Dyna Switchback
golden colour motorcycle Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Low
black motorcycle Harley Davidson Night Rod


FXDB ° Dyna Street Bob 

FXDC ° Dyna Super Glide Custom 

FXD ° Dyna Superglide

FXDL ° Dyna Low Rider

FXDF ° Dyna Fat Bob 


FXDS-CON ° Dyna Convertible 

FXDWG ° Dyna Wide Glide 

FXDX ° Dyna Super Glide Sport 

FLD ° Dyna Switchback 

FXR ° Superglide II 

FXRS ° Low Glide 

FXRS ° FXR Sport Convertible 

FXRT ° Sport Glide 

FXRP ° Police/Defender 

FXRS ° FXR Sport 

FXS ° Low Rider 


XL ° Sportster 

XLH883 ° Sportster Hugger 

XL883 ° Sportster 883

XL883C ° Sportster 883 Custom 

XL883L ° Sportster 883 Low

XL883N ° Sportster 883 Iron

XL1200 ° Sportster 1200

XL1200C ° Sportster 1200 Custom

XL1200L ° Sportster 1200 Low 

XL1200N ° Sportster 1200 Nightster 

XL1200R ° Sportster 1200 Roadster 

XL1200S ° Sportster 1200 Sport 

XL1200V ° Sportster Seventy-Two 

XL50 ° Sportster 50th Anniversary Ed.


VRSC ° V-Rod

VRSCAW ° V-Rod (240mm rear tire)

VRSCB ° V-Rod Black Finish

VRSCD ° Night Rod

VRSCDX ° Night Rod Special 

VRSCF ° V-Rod Muscle

VRSCR ° Street Rod 

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