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hippysmack [History of Sportster VIN Changes]
sportster_history:99xx-01a [2020/04/11 00:57] (current)
hippysmack [History of Sportster VIN Changes]
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 |**68**XLCH**6**729|Vin becomes 68...6| ​ |Check numbers 68 vs 6|Both even numbers = passed the rule test| |**68**XLCH**6**729|Vin becomes 68...6| ​ |Check numbers 68 vs 6|Both even numbers = passed the rule test|
 |**68**XLCH**67**295| ​ |Vin becomes 68...67|Check numbers 68 vs 67|1 even and 1 odd number = failed the rule test| |**68**XLCH**67**295| ​ |Vin becomes 68...67|Check numbers 68 vs 67|1 even and 1 odd number = failed the rule test|
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-=== 1962-1969 Engine VIN Pics === 
-Click on a pic to enlarge: 
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-|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1964_xlch_vin_3_by_eric123.jpg?​direct&​300|}}| 
-|  1964 XLCH Engine VIN ((photo courtesy of eric123 of the XLFORUM)) ​ | 
  
 === 1970-1978 === === 1970-1978 ===
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   * **Early 1971 models with the 1970 cases** didn't have the star cast before and aft of the VIN but the frame did have them. ((Whitewalls of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1863261&​highlight=vin))   * **Early 1971 models with the 1970 cases** didn't have the star cast before and aft of the VIN but the frame did have them. ((Whitewalls of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1863261&​highlight=vin))
   * **Not all 70 or e71 had** motor or frame stars, but all 71s did have the frame stamped though. Some 1970 frames were bare. ((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1863261&​highlight=vin&​page=3))   * **Not all 70 or e71 had** motor or frame stars, but all 71s did have the frame stamped though. Some 1970 frames were bare. ((Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1863261&​highlight=vin&​page=3))
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-=== 1970-1978 Factory Vin Pics === 
-Click on a pic to enlarge: 
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-|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1971_vin_1_by_whitewalls.png?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1971_vin_2_by_whitewalls.png?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1976_engine_numbers_by_4th_of_july.jpg?​direct&​300|}}| 
-|  Early 1971 Factory Engine Identification Numbers ((Photos courtesy of Whitewalls of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1863261&​highlight=vin)) ​ ||  1976 Factory Engine Identification Numbers ((Photo courtesy of 4th of July of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1612475&​highlight=vin)) ​ | 
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-|  {{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1976_frame_vin_1_by_4th_of_july.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1976_frame_vin_2_by_4th_of_july.jpg?​direct&​300|}}| 
-|  1976 Factory Frame VIN ((Photos courtesy of 4th of July of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1612475&​highlight=vin)) ​ || 
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 === 1979-1980 === === 1979-1980 ===
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     * The number itself is different, but it's location didn't change from the previous year models.     * The number itself is different, but it's location didn't change from the previous year models.
   * **In 1984**, the right crankcase number (not to be confused as a VIN) moved to the lower face below the gear case (near and under #4 cam) on the outside of the engine. ((HD Service Bulletin #M-885 dated April 10, 1984)) ​   * **In 1984**, the right crankcase number (not to be confused as a VIN) moved to the lower face below the gear case (near and under #4 cam) on the outside of the engine. ((HD Service Bulletin #M-885 dated April 10, 1984)) ​
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 +====== Engine # / VIN Pics ======
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 +===== 1962-1969 Engine Number Pics =====
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 +Click on a pic to enlarge:
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 +|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1964_xlch_vin_3_by_eric123.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
 +|  1964 XLCH Engine VIN ((photo courtesy of eric123 of the XLFORUM)) ​ |
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 +|{{:​sportster_history:​1968_xlch_vin_pic_1_by_dr_dick.jpg?​direct&​300|}}| {{:​sportster_history:​1968_xlch_vin_pic_2_by_dr_dick.jpg?​direct&​300|}}| {{:​sportster_history:​1968_xlch_vin_pic_3_by_dr_dick.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
 +|  1968 XLCH Engine VIN ((photos by Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1862513&​page=3)) ​ |||
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 +|{{:​sportster_history:​1968_xlch_vin_pic_4_by_dr_dick.jpg?​direct&​300|}}| {{:​sportster_history:​1968_xlch_vin_pic_5_by_dr_dick.jpg?​direct&​300|}}| {{:​sportster_history:​1968_xlch_vin_pic_6_by_dr_dick.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
 +|  1968 XLCH Engine VIN ((photos by Dr Dick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1862513&​page=3)) ​ |||
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 +|{{:​sportster_history:​1969_xlch_vin_by_brianbbs67.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
 +|  1969 xlch vin ((photo by brianbbs67 of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1862513&​page=5)) ​ |
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 +===== 1970-1978 Engine Number Pics =====
 +Click on a pic to enlarge:
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 +|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1971_vin_1_by_whitewalls.png?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1971_vin_2_by_whitewalls.png?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1976_engine_numbers_by_4th_of_july.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
 +|  Early 1971 Factory Engine Identification Numbers ((Photos courtesy of Whitewalls of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1863261&​highlight=vin)) ​ ||  1976 Factory Engine Identification Numbers ((Photo courtesy of 4th of July of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1612475&​highlight=vin)) ​ |
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 +|  {{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1976_frame_vin_1_by_4th_of_july.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|{{:​techtalk:​ih:​general:​1976_frame_vin_2_by_4th_of_july.jpg?​direct&​300|}}|
 +|  1976 Factory Frame VIN ((Photos courtesy of 4th of July of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1612475&​highlight=vin)) ​ ||
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