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Shovelhead
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Buford, GA
Posts: 484
Garage
Vehicle Name Shovelhead
Year 1979
Make Harley Davidson
Model FLH-80
Color Pearl White
1979 Harley Davidson FLH-80
History Purchased from original owner (a family friend from New York) in 1990. Rebuilt several times, most recently in 2008. Bike has over 250,000 miles on it- engine top end every 35,000 or so. Relegated to around town use now, at one point I toured on it, and it has been to 28 states.
Bodywork
1979 Harley Davidson FLH-80 Bodywork 1979 Harley Davidson FLH-80 Bodywork 1979 Harley Davidson FLH-80 Bodywork
Le Para solo seat, Mustang fender bib, chrome battery box, chrome relay cover, chrome plate frame, red rear signal lenses, removable batwing fairing, removable tourpack trunk

Powertrain
Engine last rebuilt with performance pistons, valves, cams, pushrods- basically everything in the engine is new. Spyke HD charging system, vented belt primary drive, electronic ignition, kick start only. CV carb from 1986 EVO with modified slide, fishtail exhaust

Suspension
Progressive fork springs and shocks

Wheels and Tires
Avon tires on original wheels

Creature Comforts
Le Para solo seat, heated gear hook up, crash bar with highway pegs, ISO grips, 'push-on, push-off" turn signal switches, run-brake-turn controller
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