1948 Harley-davidson Other on 2040-motos
Harley-Davidson Other description
Hopefully the photos show how nice it is. The frame is perfectly straight with any defects repaired, the motor mounts are perfect, however the left front motor mount has a .013 shim for a good safe fit. The motor had lots of work: the cases are correct 48, but different numbers and the mounts were fly cut to perfect, new races and bearings installed and they were machined for 53 type hydraulic lifters. Truett & Osborn wheels, trued and balanced, all new bearings, Torrington needle bearing pinion bushing replacement done as well as cam cover pinion bushing replaced and reamed to spec.. The cases then sealed and closed. pistons and rings fitted .030 over, cylinders were perfect, no fin repairs. Heads completely re-worked with new threads cut for intakes, new rockers, fitted and polished, Kibble White valve train, triple ground pockets, seals, guides etc.. Laminated pan gasket tops off the heads for a oil free seal. Cam cover to case lapped to seal. The cam is an AB grind Andrews designed for more duration on the exhaust, for a cooler running motor and more mid range. I went with S&S pump for obvious reasons. My original Jim's hydraulic lifters were recently changed back to solids,( Jim's don't work). Lots of time and many dollars went into the motor and trans and I would drive it cross country without hesitation, it starts easy every time, hot or cold. Cycle Electric 12 volt supplies the power and Andrews coil supplies the GM points for dependable service. All the variations to the bike can be returned to stock without modifications. I've tried to cover the important stuff, but I'm sure there were things I missed, so if you have any questions, please feel free. The reason for selling is simply getting too old and stuff has to go. The bike is also for sale locally and may be terminated if sale is made.
*note: the bags are 1950 Harley
Harley-Davidson Other for Sale
Moto blogMon, 14 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800
Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec is the 2011 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion. Krawiec clinched the title with a second-round win at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway that eliminated Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr., the only rider in the field with a chance to overtake Krawiec for the championship. Krawiec advanced to the final round and lost to his Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines teammate Andrew Hines, who finished the season third in points. More from Harley-Davidson on Krawiec’s win: “I think this is really a statement on the season, to end it with an all-Harley final and the championship, and with Willie G.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0700
There’s a lot going on in the world of three-wheelers. From Can-Am’s Spyder to Polaris’s Slingshot, and Travertson’s recently announced Striker, we have a sudden abundance of reverse trikes from which to choose. Joining the fray early next Spring is Scorpion.Wed, 08 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0700
Best Western is holding a new contest for motorcyclists to celebrate its 65th anniversary and the launch of its three types of hotels. The Best Western Ride Rewards Photo Contest is open to motorcycle riders and runs until July 15. To enter, riders must submit photos of their motorcycles in front of a Best Western sign from the chain’s 2,200 North American locations to the Best Western Facebook page.
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