Harley-Davidson has announced that it will offer five limited-edition paint kits for Fat Boy motorcycles in designs to commemorate the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard with matching graphics accessories. The hand-numbered paint kits include custom-painted fuel tank, rear fender and front fender with a medallion logo for that service, with U.S. flag graphic in colors themed to one of the service branches and a miniature chrome Harley bar-and-shield logo to authenticate the design. The kits also include a Badlander seat with a smooth cover, subtle top-stitching, and two silver-grey embroidered H-D Military Stars and Stripes logos, plus chrome-plated billet derby and timer covers and air cleaner trim with the appropriate service emblem. There will be a total of 1000 paint sets produced. Harley will make 1000 of the special graphic kits, each of which will carry a $3100 suggested price. However, the medallions, seat, covers and billet will be sold separately (prices are in the Harley release that follows. There will also be separate Military Collection Medallion that isn't in the kits for $40. The kits only fit 2001 to 2006 fuel-injected (FLSTFI) and 2004 and later carbureted (FLSTF) Fat Boy models. Proceeds from the kit sales will fund a one-time donation to the USO (United Service Organizations), the nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization that provides "morale, welfare and recreation-type services to our men and women in uniform." Harley-Davidson's full release follows below. MILWAUKEE (Jan. 09, 2006) - In honor of those who serve in the U.S. military, Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories has designed a series of Commemorative Edition Military Paint and Accessory Kits for the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle. Five different kits will be produced, each to commemorate a branch of the armed services: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Production will be limited to 1,000 total kits. Harley-Davidson will also offer new Military Collection accessories, themed to each service branch, that include a special seat, medallion and engine covers.
"To show its support for those who serve our great country, Harley-Davidson will also make a one-time, $100,000 donation of proceeds from the sales of these special kits and accessories to the USO (United Service Organization) whose mission is to provide morale, welfare and recreation-type services to our men and women in uniform," said Ron Hutchinson, vice president of Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories. Each complete paint set kit will include a custom-painted front fender, fuel tank, and rear fender with U.S. flag graphic in colors themed to a specific service branch. A miniature chrome "Bar & Shield" logo authenticates the special design, and each set will be hand-numbered. Also included with the kit are a front-fender medallion with a service branch logo set into a brilliant chrome-plated billet frame, and chrome-plated billet aluminum derby and timer covers and air cleaner trim featuring the appropriate service emblem and the Harley-Davidson "Bar & Shield" framed with a knurled ring. The kit is topped by a Badlander seat with smooth covers, subtle top-stitching, and two silver-grey embroidered H-D Military Stars and Stripes logos. The Commemorative Edition Military Paint and Accessory Kits ($3,099.95) fit 2001-2006 fuel-injected FLSTFI Fat Boy and 2004-later carbureted FLSTF Fat Boy models, and are available for sale to any customer. The military-themed paint sets will only be available as part of each complete Commemorative Military Edition kit. However, Harley-Davidson will offer for individual sale each of the military-themed decorative accessories: Military Collection Fender Medallion ($36.95), Military Collection Timer Cover ($59.95), Military Collection Derby Cover ($119.95) Military Collection Air Cleaner Trim ($99.95), and the Military Pattern Badlander Stitched seat ($259.95). Also available is a Military Collection Medallion ($39.95) set into a polished and chrome-plated billet base. Its self-adhesive backing simplifies installation on any flat surface. This medallion is not included in the
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