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2008 Victory Vegas 8-Ball

2008 Victory Vegas 8-Ball

The Vegas 8-Ball is the blackest of bikes and the best of cruiser values. It’s low on chrome and high on style. It is the essence of the Victory Vegas – but blacked-out to deliver outstanding value and the great Victory ride and performance riders crave.

NEW FOR 2008
• New Victory brake system provides consistently outstanding braking
• New brake system uses several new components: Hand brake lever, front & rear calipers, rear master cylinder, rotors & plumbing
• New handgrips & end caps are styled to complement the new switch housings
• New grips can accept heated grip accessory
• New switch housings provide refined, more integrated styling
• Distinctive triangular Victory EFI cover added on engine’s right side

DISTINCTIVE VEGAS 8-BALL STYLE
• Black wheels are standard, as are black handlebars, mirrors, triple trees, belt guard, sprocket & more
• Swingarm & strut covers have engine black paint
• Seat has formed (not stitched) cover

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE, INCREDIBLE VALUE
• This is the essence of the Victory Vegas: Its ergonomics and performance are identical to those of the award-winning Vegas
(except no sixth gear or passenger seat on Vegas 8-Ball)
• Delivers greater performance & value than several Japanese & American competitors
• The perfect bike for cruiser riders seeking a stealthy, low-chrome look & an ideal, high-value platform for customizers

NEXT GENERATION VICTORY FREEDOM® 100-CI 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 5-speed transmission has new 1st gear with lower ratio; delivers improved low-speed drivability & acceleration
• New primary drive with new torque compensator reduces operating noise & improves smoothness

AVAILABLE FROM PURE VICTORY ACCESSORIES:
• New billet wheels with custom design and 5-spoke pattern
• New hydraulic clutch that provides smooth, easy operation; less effort required to control clutch
• Heated handgrips
• Pure Victory now offers over 254 Victory Vegas model-family accessories

KEY RETURNING FEATURES
• Signature Vegas fuel tank has raised spine, scalloped sides & split tail that integrates with the seat
• Premium suspension delivers a smooth ride & easy, predictable handling

ENGINE Vegas 8-Ball
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 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive   Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt
 
CHASSIS DIMENSIONS
 
Length   96.0 in / 2439 mm
Wheelbase 66.3 in / 1684 mm
Seat Height 26.5 in / 673 mm
Ground Clearance 5.8 in / 148 mm
Rake/trail 32.9o / 4.9 in / 126 mm
Dry Weight 652 Lbs / 296 Kg
GVWR   1151 lbs. / 522 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 3.9 in / 100 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 5.0 in
Tires:  
  Front 90/90 21 Dunlop Elite 3
  Rear 180 55-B18 Dunlop D417
 
COLOR OPTIONS  
    Solid Black with  8 Ball decal

 

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