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    The Legend Begins includes 6,038 Pans for 1958...

    The Legend Begins includes 6,038 Pans for 1958 but page 198 of that book says its production figures are not to be regarded as totally accurate.

    Bruce Palmerís SE said 1958 Pan SNs range to...
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    I remember this thread and there was also a...

    I remember this thread and there was also a second one but I didnít post in either of them at that time.


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    But on which page? And what about the change from...

    But on which page? And what about the change from first WB to second WB?

    Page 54 of the SE (2014) says the first 3500 1954 BTs have WB. And we all know what that indicates as far as engine SNs...
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    Chris, you disagree with Bruce Palmer regarding...

    Chris, you disagree with Bruce Palmer regarding the change from WB frame to SL. Both of you have referred to a certain drawing but you contradict each other regarding its content. Who is right, Bruce...
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    Still no luck finding drawing/blueprint...

    Still no luck finding drawing/blueprint 47000-40A.

    According to you in other threads the blueprint says that after frame 3000 in 1954 they were all straight leg.

    Palmer disagrees. Depending on...
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    We know Bruce Palmer has the drawing I'm chasing...

    We know Bruce Palmer has the drawing I'm chasing but I donít know where he got it from. Can anyone tell me? I donít know why there are contradictions regarding its content and neither do I know why...
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    Iíve done that many times over the years and...

    Iíve done that many times over the years and drawing 47004-49A shows up all over the place.

    But the one Iím chasing is said to be 47000-40A and I have had no luck finding it. Apparently you have...
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    Thanks for sending the NB. I too do not know what...

    Thanks for sending the NB. I too do not know what Palmerís statements are based on and I agree they donít seem to reflect 767. The NB is dated Nov 30, 1936 yet Palmer said black-painted oil tanks...
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    Fletcher, thanks for posting about Nov 30, 1936....

    Fletcher, thanks for posting about Nov 30, 1936. It seems the info I posted from page 22 of the 1937 announcement issue of the Enthusiast didnít last long.

    Palmerís 37Ė64 FE mentioned three...
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    Three standard colours for 1937 according to this...

    Three standard colours for 1937 according to this H-D book (#99407-93).


    https://i.imgur.com/DqePh5A.jpg


    https://i.imgur.com/l4lWTo5.jpg
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    Page 22 of the Nov 36 issue of Enthusiast said...

    Page 22 of the Nov 36 issue of Enthusiast said two colour options for 1937 models. Also notice what it said about the oil tank.


    https://i.imgur.com/tADkbfo.jpg



    Page 60 of The Legend...
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    If no-one can post factory evidence in answer to...

    If no-one can post factory evidence in answer to my question then what does the AMCA use as proof when examining the frame of a 54 on the judging field?

    As Iíve mentioned before, Palmerís 37Ė64 SE...
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    Frame changes for 1954 Panheads

    For 1954 Panheads the factory used two wishbone frames and a straight-leg frame. But at what stage, as far as engine serial numbers are concerned, did the second wishbone appear and when did the...
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    I posted again on CAI. Eric

    I posted again on CAI.
    Eric
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    See the last post via the link below. Info was...

    See the last post via the link below. Info was from Herb Wagner.

    I also posted on CAI.
    Eric


    http://www.caimag.com/forum/showthread.php?3233-What-s-A-quot-B-quot-Mean-In-VIN
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    Thanks Mike. Much appreciated. Eric

    Thanks Mike. Much appreciated.
    Eric
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    Tom, 1954 model S-L frames were made as early as...

    Tom, 1954 model S-L frames were made as early as April 54. And maybe earlier? Also used for 54 were two types of wishbone and Palmer described all three frames in his 37Ė64 SE but the changeover...
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    Can you post that blueprint because Iím sure a...

    Can you post that blueprint because Iím sure a lot of people would like to see it, especially those who own 54s. It could also be placed in the AMCA virtual library for future reference.
    Eric
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    Thanks for the photo. As I mentioned in my email,...

    Thanks for the photo. As I mentioned in my email, first character still looks like the letter I. It still appears to be sans serif which is what Iíd expect and all my examples look the same as yours....
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    Re Palmerís first edition: first version $26.95;...

    Re Palmerís first edition: first version $26.95; second version $29.95; third version $39.95. Yours sounds like the second version which means it contains over 400 known errors.

    Re the front...
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    Not sure if this will work properly because one...

    Not sure if this will work properly because one minute I'm logged in and the next I'm out, depending on which page of this thread I view.

    According to chapter 2 of Palmerís SE (2014), downtubes...
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    On the front cover of your Palmer book what is...

    On the front cover of your Palmer book what is the overall model year span: 37Ė64 or 36Ė65?
    If 37Ė64 how many bikes on the front cover: one or three? Also check inside the first few pages for...
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    Rear head casting number will be 119 501. Date...

    Rear head casting number will be 119 501. Date code E 9 indicates casting in May 49. Also notice the lone E at far left in this photo. I donít know what it means but youíll find it on a lot of these...
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    According to Palmerís SE, die number 14 was on...

    According to Palmerís SE, die number 14 was on the left clip for 1950Ė52. He has no entry for 1953 and then he goes to die 15 for 1954Ė55. However, maybe 14 could also have been used for some 54s?
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    The correct mount? What did you think I 0...

    The correct mount? What did you think I 0 indicated?

    If the top mount has I 0 then it indicates either Sept 1960 or Sept 1970 if itís on the R-H side, depending on the style of mount. If I 0 was...
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