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1939 Harley-Davidson EL “Piston Splitter”

Piston-Splitter-Main

 

This 1939 Harley-Davidson was found in a barn in Ohio. It was once ridden by a World War II bomber pilot. The EL designation means it displaces 61 cubic inches. 1939 was the fourth year for the Knucklehead, Harley’s first OHV V-Twin. 

 Piston-Splitter-Second

  • 61 Cubic Inch 45 Degree V-Twin
  • Overhead Valves
  • Bore & Stroke: 3.31×35″
  • 40 Horsepower
  • Linkert Carburetor
  • 4-Speed Transmission
  • Duplex Primary Chain
  • 6 Volt / Coil & Points
  • Double Down Tube Frame
  • Sprinter Fork
  • Wheelbase: 59.5″
  • Weight: 565 Pounds
  • Wheels/Tires: 5.00×16″