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Victory Hammer
Manufacturer
Production 05
Engine
1500cc
Air Filter K&N PL-1608[1]
Spark Plug CPR6EB-9 '05
Battery YTX20L-BS '05
Front Tire 130/70-18 '05
Rear Tire 250/40-18 '05
Weight
Manuals Service Manual


The Victory Hammer is a motorcycle produced by Victory in 2005.


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Victory Hammer
Manufacturer
Also called Hammer S106, Hammer S 106, Hammer S LE, Hammer 8-Ball, Hammer S, Hammer 8 Ball
Production 2005 - 2018
Class Cruiser
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 101.0mm x 108.0mm
Compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel System injection. electronic fuel injection with dual 45mm throttle body
Air Filter K&N PL-1608[1]
Battery 9.4:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet multi-plate/diaphragm spring
Suspension Front: inverted cartridge telescopic fork, 43 mm diameter
Rear: single, mono-tube gas, cast aluminum with rising rate linkage, preload adjustable spring
Brakes Front: double disc. floating rotor with 4-piston calipers
Rear: single disc. floating rotor with 2-piston caliper
Front Tire 130/70-r18
Rear Tire 250/40-r18
Wheelbase 65.71 inches (1669 mm)
Length 93.11 inches (2365 mm)
Height 26.42 inches (671 mm)
Seat Height 26.5 inches (673 mm)
Weight 674.61 pounds (306.0 Kg) (dry), 305.0 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 1.24 Gallon (4.70 Liters)
Fuel Capacity 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Victory Hammer S was a v2, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Victory between 2005 and 2018.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 101.0mm bore x 108.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1731.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-plate/diaphragm spring.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/70-r18 front tire and a 250/40-r18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. floating rotor with 4-piston calipers in the front and a single disc. floating rotor with 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a inverted cartridge telescopic fork, 43 mm diameter while the rear was equipped with a single, mono-tube gas, cast aluminum with rising rate linkage, preload adjustable spring. The Hammer S was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 674.61 pounds (306.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 65.71 inches (1669 mm) long.

2005 Victory Hammer[edit]

2005 Victory Hammer

The 2005 MY embodiment of the Hammer features a new, six-speed manual transmission with overdrive, which ensures that extra kick needed for fast highway passes. As its previous incarnations, it features the trademark, race-inspired inverted front forks, the removable passenger seat cowl, the fat, 250 mm rear tire with the wide, cut rear fender, as well as high-end, front dual disc brakes.

At its heart lies the proven, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1634cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse. Visually, it features a bold and modern, new paint scheme, in a bright lime green, with minimalist dark vinyls, which is sure to turn heads no matter where one decides to ride it.


2006 Victory Hammer[edit]

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The 2006 MY Victory Hammer is one of the most aggressive cruisers to be designed by the House of Spirit Lake, both in terms of performance and aesthetics. Features such as the fat, 250 mm rear tire, the "V-Bar" handlebars, the race-inspired inverted forks, the high-end, Brembo dual front brakes, as well as the removable passenger seat cowl, seriously increase its desirability among Victory fans, and not only.

In the tech/engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1634cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse and a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive. The low seat height, as well as the pulled back handlebars and the forward-mounted foot pegs make for a comfortable riding position.


2007 Victory Hammer S[edit]

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The 2007 MY Victory Hammer S is a more sportier version than its Hammer sibling, coming standard with high-end Brembo dual front disc brakes and a tachometer, as well as visual touches that give it a more aggressive styling, such as the black engine accents and the red, powder-coated Gatlin Performance machined wheels. As its base sibling, it comes with a fat, 250mm rear tire, race-inspired inverted forks, as well as the removable passenger cowl.

At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1634cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive.


2007 Victory Hammer[edit]

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The 2007 MY Victory Hammer is a muscular cruiser, with lots of features that are sure to fit the taste of both young and more experienced riders. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1634cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a manual, six-speed overdrive transmission. It boasts improved performance thanks to the race-inspired inverted forks and the Brembo dual disc brakes. Other defining features are the 250mm rear tire, the aggressive "V-bar" handlebars, as well as the detachable rear seat cowl. These features, and not only, make the Hammer the most performance-oriented and muscular cruisers ever to have been designed by the House of Spirit Lake.


2008 Victory Hammer[edit]

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The 2008 MY Victory Hammer is probably the most performance-oriented cruiser designed by the House of Spirit Lake. Besides the trademark chrome-plating in its exhaust system, fork, and wheels, this muscle cruiser features a fat, 250mm rear tire, a race-inspired front fork, a removable passenger cowl, a blacked-out frame and engine accents, as well as aggressive, "V-bar" handlebars, which not only ensure increased performance, it makes this muscular machine look the part also.

At its heart lies the proven, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1634cc, 50-degree engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive.


2008 Victory Hammer S[edit]

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If you want a performance-oriented modern cruiser, that also looks the part, than the 2008 MY Victory Hammer S may be the right choice for you. At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1634cc, 50-degree V-twin powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive. Features such as the high-end dual disc brakes, the race-inspired inverted fork, as well as the Performance Machine billet wheels not only ensure it delivers the best performance across a wide variety of scenarios, it also makes this muscular cruiser look the part. Also, a muscle-car inspired paint and graphic scheme, as well as the blacked-out elements give it an aggressive, edgy look, and adds to the desirability of this awesome two-wheeler from the House of Spirit Lake.


2009 Victory Hammer[edit]

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If you are on the market for a modern cruiser, with a muscular attitude and performance, than the 2009 MY Victory Hammer may be the right choice for you. It boasts improved performance, thanks to the race-inspired inverted forks, as well as the 300 mm dual disc brakes, which also make for a safer and more easy to maneuver machine. Other features such as the passenger seat cowl, the wide, 250mm rear tire, the chromed exhaust plus the pulled-back handlebars and low seat height make this one of the most sought after cruiser among Victory fans.

At its heart lies a new, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin and a manual, six-speed overdirve transmission that is both suitable for boulevard strolls, and fast highway cruising, alike.


2009 Victory Hammer S[edit]

2009 Victory Hammer S 2009 Victory Hammer S 2009 Victory Hammer S

The 2009 MY Victory Hammer S is addressed to those riders who want a muscular, gritty cruiser that not only looks the part, it also does the part. It boasts improved performance thanks to the premium, 300mm dual disc brakes, as well as the race-inspired inverted front fork. Also, it comes with a race-inspired paint and graphic scheme, with a race stripe, and the rims have been painted to match the color in the bodywork. It shares features such as the fat 250mm wide tire, the removable passenger cowl, the low seat height and the pulled-back bars with the base Hammer.

This two-wheeler sports the new, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive.


2010 Victory Hammer S[edit]

2010 Victory Hammer S 2010 Victory Hammer S 2010 Victory Hammer S

For riders who want a more muscular, performance-oriented modern cruiser, the engineers from the House of Spirit Lake have launched the 2010 MY Victory Hammer S. At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin engine mated to a manual, six-speed transmission with overdrive. Besides the 250mm rear tire with the chopped rear fender, the removable passenger cowl and the inverted front fork found on the base Hammer , the "S"-suffixed model receives high-end, dual disc brakes, as well as visual touches such as race-inspired graphics, and the "X-Factor" custom wheels that are painted to match the paint scheme on the bodywork.


2010 Victory Hammer[edit]

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The 2010 MY Victory Hammer is a muscle cruiser, with a modern and aggressive look, sure to stand out in any crowd. At its heart lies a new, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a manual, six-speed overdrive transmission. As its previous embodiments, it feature the characteristic fat, 250 mm wide rear tire with a chopped fender on top if it, and the removable passenger cowl. It boasts improved performance thanks to the race-inspired front fork and the dual, 300mm rear disc brakes. The exhaust, the fork, and the engine accents are chromed, while the frame and the five-spoked cast aluminum wheels are black, and offer a nice contrast between a classic and a modern cruiser.


2010 Victory Hammer 8-Ball[edit]

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The 2010 MY Victory Hammer 8-Ball has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1634cc, 50-degree V-twin powerplant mated to a manual, five-speed transmission. A race-inspired inverted front fork and a wide, 250mm rear tire, as well as the five-spoked, black Stingray wheels increase its performance, while the lowered seat height, as opposed to its previous reincarnations, and the pulled-back handlebars, as well as the repositioned foot pegs, make it easier to ride, no matter the riders inseam or arm length. And, being an 8-Ball model meant that its frame, engine accents and the front fork have been blacked-out, instead of the traditional chrome-plating, which makes for a more aggressive and modern two-wheeler.


2011 Victory Hammer[edit]

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The 2011 MY Victory Hammer is sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin paired to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive. The defining features of the hammer are the 250mm fat rear tire, the light Stingray cast wheels, a removable seat cowl and a race-inspired inverted front fork. Also, the low-seat height and the mid-mounted controls make for a comfortable position. The addition of the second front brake disc mean not only increased performance, but also a more safe machine.

Visually, it has a modern cruiser look, but still keeps elements from the golden era of cruisers, with lots of chrome-plating, such as on the exhaust system, the front fork and the wheels.


2011 Victory Hammer S[edit]

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The House of Spirit Lake have launched a more performance-oriented version of the Hammer, in the embodiment of the 2011 MY Victory Hammer S. It features high-end dual-disk front brakes, a new louder exhaust, as well as a race-inspired inverted front fork, which increase its overall performance and increase the desirability of this modern cruiser. Other features such as the blacked-out exhaust, frame and engine accents, the mid-mounted controls, the removable passenger cowl as well as a revised paint and graphic scheme make this two-wheeler turn heads no matter where one rides it.

At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse paired to a six-speed, manual transmission with overdrive.


2011 Victory Hammer 8-Ball[edit]

2011 Victory Hammer 8-Ball 2011 Victory Hammer 8-Ball

For riders who prefer bold, aggressive, muscular cruisers, the engineers from the House of Spirit Lake have launched the 2011 MY Victory Hammer 8-Ball. With features such as the fat, 250mm rear tire, the big, 18" front, five-spoked Stingray wheel, and a race-inspired, inverted front fork, this two-wheeler is sure to stand out in any crowd. And, as in every 8-Ball model from Victory, the traditional chrome-plating on the exhaust, fork, frame and wheels has been replaced with a more aggressive, edgier and modern blacked-out paint.

At its heart lies the new, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a sturdy, six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function. This engine is gritty enough for fast highway passes, and has a smooth power delivery for relaxed boulevard cruising.


2012 Victory Hammer S[edit]

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The 2012 MY Victory Hammer S is a sportier version of the Hammer, with a race-inspired design and paint scheme, as well as improvements in its performance. As all Hammer models, it has a muscular, 240mm wide rear tire, with a high rear fender. Improved performance is ensured with the addition of dual-disc brakes and a race-inspired front fork. In has an overall sportier design, thanks to its blacked-out components such as the exhaust and the frame, as well as black wheels with a stylish, red pinstripe. Also, the "S"-suffixed model has a custom, race-inspired paint and graphic scheme, offering a choice between Suede Black and Red with White Stripes, or White and Black Matte.

In the tech/engine department, it features a new, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse and a new, six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function.


2012 Victory Hammer 8-Ball[edit]

2012 Victory Hammer 8-Ball 2012 Victory Hammer 8-Ball 2012 Victory Hammer 8-Ball

As its previous embodiments, the 2012 MY Victory Hammer 8-Ball comes in a muscular, blacked-out modern design, which appeals to those riders who prefer a more aggressive cruiser. The defining features of this model are the fat, 250mm rear tire, the race-inspired inverted front fork, the removable passenger cowl, as well as the characteristic 8-Ball blacked-out look. From the paint scheme to the engine accents, from the front fork to the exhaust system, all the elements on this machine are black, which makes for an aggressive two-wheeler, sure to stand out in any crowd.

At its heart lies a muscular, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function.


2013 Victory Hammer 8-Ball[edit]

2013 Victory Hammer 8-Ball 2013 Victory Hammer 8-Ball

For riders who want a more aggressive-looking two-wheeler, the engineers from the House of Spirit Lake have launched the 2013 MY Victory Hammer 8-Ball. At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a dependable, six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function, which ensures increased highway passing capabilities, as well as a smooth power delivery for relaxed cruising.

It features a wide, 250mm rear tire, which gives it a muscular look, as well as the race-inspired, inverted front-fork. And, being an 8-Ball model, everything on this bike is blacked-out, from end to end. Besides the Black Gloss paint scheme, the exhaust, frame and engine accents have been blacked-out, as well as the wheels and the front fork, making for an overall modern and aggressive looking machine.


2014 Victory Hammer 8-Ball[edit]

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The 2014 MY Victory Hammer 8-Ball has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-Twin powerhouse mated to a dependable, six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function, which increases the performance output of the engine. A race-derived, inverted cartridge fork enhances maneuverability as well as adding a nice visual touch. A fat, 250mm rear tire and a high-cut rear fender makes this machine similar to much more expensive custom two-wheelers.

In true 8-Ball Victory Spirit, everything on this motorcycle is black, from end to end. Black exhaust, black headlight casing, black fork and black rims, besides the Solid Black paint-scheme, make this one of the most aggressive cruisers ever to have been designed by the House of Spirit Lake.


2015 Victory Hammer 8-Ball[edit]

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For cruiser fans who want a more modern touch to their machine, Victory have launched the 2015 MY Hammer 8-ball. At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse paired to a dependable, six-speed transmission with overdrive, which offers a smooth power delivery throughout the rev range, as well as enough kick for easy highway passes. Race-inspired inverted forks give it an aggressive touch, and, with an 18" front wheel mounted at its end, it is sure to turn heads. Also, the 2-into-1 exhaust system with a distinctive triangular canister at the end gives it a custom-bike feel.

In the aesthetics department, it features a Gloss Black paint scheme, with black engine accents and lots of chrome embellishments. The Ness Rad III mirrors and the five-spoked aluminum wheels borrowed from the Vegas 8-ball further enhance the custom, modern and aggressive look of this two-wheeler.


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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.