HD Model Codes

Harley-Davidson Names

When you are checking out a catalog or online retailer's awesome chrome accessories for HD machines, it is not always easy to determine what bikes the parts fit.  

Maybe you want to buy your spouse an accessory and you know their bike is a Road King Classic but the catalog only lists bikes by HD Model Code, FXDC, FXRT, etc.  Use Ctrl + F to search the chart below to find the model designation of H-D bikes.

Harley-Davidson™ Motorcycle Model Name Abbreviations Chart

Model Code
Model Name
FXD Dyna Super Glide
FXDB Dyna Glide - Super Bob
FXDB-D Dyna Glide Daytona - Belt
FXDB-S Dyna Glide Sturgis - Belt
FXDC Dyna Glide Custom
FXDF Dyna - Fat Bob
FXDG Dyna Glide Sturgis
FXDS-CON Dyna Glide Convertible
FXDXT Dyna Super Glide T Sport
FXDL Dyna Low Rider
FXDX Dyna Super Glide Sport
FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide
FLT Tour Glide (Electra Glide)
FLH Electra Glide
FLHS Electra Glide Sport
FLHT Electra Glide Standard
FLHTC Electra Glide Classic
FLHTCU Electra Glide Ultra Classic
FLTR Road Glide
FLHR Road King (Electra Glide)
FLHRC Road King Classic
FLHRS Road King Custom
FLTC Tour Glide Classic
FLTCU Tour Glide Ultra Classic
FLTRSEI Screaming Eagle Classic
FLHX Street Glide
FXCW Softail Rocker
FXCWC Softail Rocker Custom
FXST Softail Standard
FXSTC Softail Custom
FXSTS Springer Softail
FXSTD Softail Deuce
FXSTB Softail Night Train
FXSTSB Softail Bad Boy
FLST Heritage Softail
FLSTF Softail Fat Boy
FLSTC Heritage Softail Classic
FLSTS Heritage Springer Softail
FLSTSC Softail Springer Classic
FLSTN Heritage Softail Special - Nostalgia Deluxe
FXS Super Glide Low Rider
FXSB Super Glide Low Rider - Belt
FXB Super Glide Sturgis
FXEF Super Glide Fat Bob
FXR Super Glide Rubber Mount
FXRP Super Glide Police
FXRS Super Glide Rubber Mount Sport
FXRS-SP Super Glide - Low Rider Sport
FXRS-CON Super Glide - Low Rider Sport Convertible
FXRC Super Glide - Low Glide Custom
FXRD Super Glide - Sport Glide Grand Touring
FXRDG Super Glide - Disc Glide
FXRT Super Glide - FXR Touring Sport Glide
FXRT/P Super Glide - Sport Glide Police
FXLR Super Glide - Low Rider Custom
FXLR-FX Super Glide - Low Rider Evolution
FXWG Super Glide - Wide Glide
XL 4 speed 883 Sportster
XL883 Sportster 883 Hugger
XL883C Sportster 883 Custom
XL883L Sportster 883 Law
XL1100 Sportster Standard 1100
XL1200 Sportster Standard 1200
XL1200C Sportster 1200 Custom
XL1200L Sportster 1200 Low
XL1200N Sportster 1200 Nightster
XL1200R Sportster 1200 Roadster
XL1200S Sportster 1200 Sport
XLCH Sportster 4 speed 883 Kickstart
XLCR Sportster Cafe Racer 1000
XLH Sportster 4 speed 883 Electric Start
XLH883 Sportster 883 Hugger
XLH1200 Sportster Standard 1200
XLH1200S Sportster Sport
XLS Sportster 4 speed Roadster
XLX Sportster 4 speed 1000
XR1000 Sportster 1000 with Competition Heads
VRSCA V-Rod with additional Options
VRSCB Basic V-Rod
VRSCR V-Rod Street Rod
VRSCD V-Rod Night Rod
VRSCDX V-Rod Night Rod Special

Looking for parts for your vintage Harley? Now that you know the HD Model Code it should be easy to find what you need.

Harley-Davidson™ Basics

The letters that make up HD model codes have more meaning than just a gauge of the level of chrome on a bike.  The chart below gives some examples.

Basic Letter Codes
E Basic Version of the Big Twin
EL Basic Big Twin with increased Horsepower
F Basic Big Twin enlarged from 61 to 74ci (cid)
FL F with increased Horsepower
FLH Basic Panhead, Shovelhead or Evolution with increased Horsepower
FX Original Super Glide with Kickstart
FXE Original Super GLide with Electric Start
K Sidevalve or Flathead middleweight
KK K with increased Horsepower
KH K enlarged from 45 to 54ci (cid)
KHK KH with increased Horsepower
T Fuel Injected model
XL Basic Sportster
XLC Competition Sportster - Stripped
XLCH XL with increased Horsepower & Kickstart
XLH XL with increased Horsepower & Electric Start

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