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Victory Vegas - Arlen Ness Signature Series
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NESS SIGNATURE SERIES VEGAS. THE NEXT GENERATION OF CUSTOM
Leave it to the Ness family to take something as right as a tricked-out Vegas and push it even further. Its the 2005 Ness Signature Series Vegas. And this year, their radical, custom fingerprint gets even more radical. It all begins with the best of last years head-turner. Long, low Vegas styling. Beefy V-Twin muscle. Drag bars. And Ness billet. Billet handgrips. Billet engine cover inserts. Billet-style mirrors. Then comes the Ness chrome. Chrome fork sliders. Chrome triple clamps. Chrome foot controls and supports. Chrome swingarm. And chrome switch housings. From there, it gets a wicked new Black & Blue paint job that packs a serious custom punch. It gets new Ness Evil 7 billet wheels. Rubber has never been wrapped around such awesome wheels before. Theres a new, custom-stitched snakeskin-pattern seat. The clutch and throttle cables get the braided stainless treatment. And it wouldnt be right if one of the men who put their signature on this custom ride didnt put a signature on the side cover.
Ness Signature Vegas features
New Evil 7 billet wheels designed by Arlen Ness.
New Black & Blue paint scheme designed by Cory Ness, applied at the state of the art Victory paint facility.
Cory Ness signature graphic on side cover.
Arlen Ness logo EFI cover.
Seat has more padding in targeted areas for greater comfort.
New stainless braided brake & clutch cables.
New self-canceling turn signals.
Arlen Ness radius drag bars, billet style mirrors & billet hand grips.
Arlen Ness billet primary cover insert & billet timing cover insert.
Chrome fork legs, chrome triple clamps & chrome switch housings.
Chrome foot controls and chrome passenger peg supports.
Modern engine technology of powerful 92-ci Freedom 92/5 V-twin with EFI, overhead cams, 4 valves per cylinder.
Engine Type 4-stroke 50° V-Twin
Cooling System Air/Oil
Displacement 92 cu in/1507cc
Bore x Stroke 97x102mm
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Valve Train Single overhead camshafts with 4 valves per cylinder, self-adjusting cam chains, hydraulic lifters
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection with 44mm throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity 4.5gal/17.0ltr
Exhaust Staggered slash-cut dual exhaust with common volume
Oil Capacity 6qts/5.7ltr
Charging System 38 amps max output
Battery 12 volts/18 amps hours
Primary Drive Gear drive with torque compensator
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive Reinforced belt
Front Brake 300mm floating rotor with 4-piston caliper
Rear Brake 300mm floating rotor with 2-piston caliper
Length 99.1/2519 in/mm
Wheelbase 65.6/1690 in/mm
Seat Height 26.5/673 in/mm
Ground Clearance 5.8/148 in/mm
Rake/Trail 32.8°/5.44/138 in/mm
Dry Weight 639/290 lbs/kg
GVWR 1154/524 lbs/kg
Front Suspension Inverted cartridge telescopic fork, 43mm diameter, 5.1in/130mm travel
Rear Suspension Single, mono-tube gas , forged and cast aluminum with rising rate linkage swing-arm, 3.9in/100mm travel, preload adjustable spring
Front Wheel 18x3.0in
Rear Wheel 18x5.0in
Front Tire 130 70-18 Dunlop Elite II
Rear Tire 180 55-B18 Dunlop D417
Solid Colors Purple Haze