1979 Sportster

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Example: A number such as (3A 11790 H9) appearing on the engine right case and the right side of the steering head on the frame indicates a 1979 XLH (XL)1)

Sportster ModelFirst 2 Digits (Model Designation)Next 5 Digits (Sequential Number)2nd to Last Digit (Manufacturer)Last Digit (Model Season)
XLH3A10000 and upH - (Harley Davidson)9 - (1979)
XLCH4A10000 and upH - (Harley Davidson)9 - (1979)
XLS4E10000 and upH - (Harley Davidson)9 - (1979)

2)

Specifications

  • High mounted rear master cylinder 3)

Models

XLH 1000

What is the Current KBB Value? 4)

XLS 1000 Roadster

What is the Current KBB Value? 5)

XLCH 1000

What is the Current KBB Value? 6)

  • Dual Sport

Wheels

  • All models:
    • Front - 9 spoke cast wheel (assembly #43311-78).7)
  • XL and XLCH
    • Rear - 9 spoke 18“ cast wheel (assembly #40962-79).8)
  • XLS
    • Rear - 9 spoke 16” cast wheel (assembly #40963-79). 9)

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