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2008 Victory Ness Signature

2008 Victory Ness Signature


For Victory styling consultants & master custom builders Arlen & Cory Ness, the creativity well never runs dry. They have once again created limited-edition Victory models that combine stunning, Ness-exclusive styling with the exceptional performance of a Victory Vegas Jackpot.

SPECIAL LIMITED-EDITION MODELS
• Available only for the 2008 model year, these bikes feature two new paint & graphics schemes from Arlen & Cory Ness
• Each bike is numbered & carries a stainless steel badge with the bike’s number & Arlen’s or Cory’s signature

THE UNIQUE NESS CUSTOM TREATMENT
• In lieu of Victory tank badges, Victory branding is integrated in the tank graphics & appears in silver leaf on the Cory model, gold leaf on the Arlen model
• Paint scheme on Arlen’s model is Sunset Red with Arlen Ness graphics; Cory model features Metallic Purple with Cory Ness Graphics
• New Cory Ness logo appears on EFI cover on the Cory model (famous Arlen Ness “A” appears on Arlen model)
• New custom billet wheels: “Landshark” style (Cory) & “Tri Bar” (Arlen model)
• Black engines have chrome covers & diamond-cut cylinders & heads
• New-style Ram Bar pullback handlebars
• Chrome front end & headlight housing
• Chrome swingarm & muffler support bracket
• New, custom-styled 1-piece seats with new stitch pattern
• New Ness Teardrop mirrors with larger mirror area
• New knurled footpegs & handgrips for style & better grip on controls
• New “finned” style case covers

NEW PERFORMANCE FOR 2008
• New Victory brake system provides consistently outstanding braking
• New brake system uses several new components: Hand brake lever, front and rear calipers, rear master cylinder,
rotors & plumbing
• New switch housings provide refined, more integrated styling

EXTREME VEGAS JACKPOT STYLE
• Long & low Vegas Jackpot features several Victory Vegas styling cues
• Bodywork features a raised spine down the center of the bike – on the fenders & the sculpted, split-tail fuel tank
• Full rear fender draws eyes to the meaty, super-fat 250mm-wide rear tire
• Frame is color-matched with the bodywork

NEXT GENERATION VICTORY FREEDOM® 100/6 V-TWIN
• 100ci/1634cc engine produces 85 horsepower & 106 ft-lbs. torque
• New airbox enhances air intake to help produce more power
• New Engine Control Module (ECM) with Closed Loop Fuel Injection to reduce emissions, improve drivability & power
• New throttle body, fuel injectors, oxygen sensors & idle air control
• New cooling system has newly styled oil cooler & new internal & external oil routing
• New engine components that reduce NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) include: New cam shafts, pistons, rods, crankshaft,
balance shaft, crankcases & engine covers
• New transmission has new 1st & 6th gears
• New 6th gear has slightly higher ratio & runs more quietly
• New 1st gear has lower ratio & delivers improved low-speed drivability & acceleration
• New primary drive with new torque compensator reduces operating noise & improves smoothness

ENGINE Jackpot & Ness Signature Series
Engine type   4-stroke 50o V-Twin
Cooling system Air / oil
Displacement 100 ci / 1634 cc
Bore x Stroke 101 x 102 mm
Compression ratio 8.7:1
Valve train Single overhead camshafts with
  4 valves per cylinder,
  self-adjusting cam chains,
  hydraulic lifters
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
  with 45mm throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal / 17.0 ltr
   
Exhaust Staggered slash-cut dual exhaust
  with crossover
Oil capacity 5.0 qts / 4.75 ltr
Charging System 38 amps max output
Battery 12 volts / 18 amp hours
Primary Drive Gear drive with
   torque compensator
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed overdrive constant mesh
Final Drive   Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt
CHASSIS DIMENSIONS
 
Length   95.9 in / 2435 mm
Wheelbase 66.3 in / 1684 mm
Seat Height 25.7 in / 653 mm
Ground Clearance 5.3 in / 135 mm
Rake/trail 32.9o / 4.9 in / 125 mm
Dry Weight 679 Lbs / 308 Kg
GVWR   1171 lbs. / 531 kg
SUSPENSION
Front suspension:  
  Type Conventional telescopic fork
  Fork tube diameter 43 mm
  Travel 5.1 in / 130 mm
Rear suspension:  
  Shock absorber Single, mono-tube gas
  Swingarm Cast Aluminum
  with rising rate linkage
  Travel 3.0 in / 75 mm
  Adjustments Preload adjustable spring
 
BRAKES  
Front braking system:  
  Type 300mm floating rotor
  with 4-piston caliper
Rear braking system:  
  Type 300mm floating rotor
    with 2-piston caliper
WHEELS & TIRES  
Wheels:    
  Front 21 x 2.15 in
  Rear 18 x 8.5 in
Tires:  
  Front 90/90 21 Dunlop Elite 3
  Rear 250/40R18 Dunlop Elite 3
COLOR OPTIONS
    Solid Black
  Solid Midnight Cherry
  Solid Boardwalk Blue
  2 Tone Black and Silver with Graphics
  2 Tone Black and Red with Graphics

 

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