Harley Davidson Model V
1953 harley davidson flh panhead
1961 harley davidson flh
Harley Davidson FLH Panhead
1965 harley davidson fl 1200 electra glide
air cooled, four stroke, 45° v-twin, ohv, 2 valves per cylinder. 325kg drum brakes 4 speed 60bhp @ 5200rpm
1965 harley davidson flh electra glide
the ’60s were a revolutionary time for motorcycling, as japanese brands made great inroads into the u.s. market with small, lightweight bikes offering exceptional performance for their size. but the glide line was a perfect example of harley’s policy of evolution, rather than revolution, in developing its bikes.
1965 harley harley flh electa glide
for 65, the glide still came with the venerable 74-cubic-inch (1,200cc) panhead motor, which got that nickname from its pie-pan-shaped rocker-arm covers. panheads had powered big harleys for 18 years, including models such as the hydra glide and the follow-up duo glide. in 66, though, the company would switch to the more modern shovelhead design that would carry it all the way into the 80s.
1969 harley davidson flh with sidecar
1970 harley davidson fl 1200 electra glide
1970 harley davidson flh
the first electra glide model, introduced in 1965, retained the panhead engine developing approximately 55bhp. riders of the new model appreciated the ease of starting that the electric start brought, but noted a loss in performance due to the increase in weight. harley davidson remedied this deficiency the following year with the introduction of a revised engine featuring sporster style cylinder heads. nicknamed shovelheads the redesigned engine offered approximately 5 bhp more than its predecessor restoring the electra glides performance to duo glide levels. little changed on the machines until 1970 when the generator was replaced by an alternator. it is interesting to note that a hand change variant of the electra glide was still available for police use as late as 1972! handlebar fairing (part). image provided by www.classic-auctions.com.
1970 harley davidson touring flh
1971 harley davidson flh electra glide
1200cc shovelhead bagger
1972 harley davidson flh electra glide classic
1973 harley davidson fl 1200 electra glide
changes to the big fl models for 1973 were numerous. a second disc brake was added to the layout, providing better braking at both axles. the optional hand shift models were pulled from the catalog, forcing all riders to now shift with their boot. the advent of electric starting had made the kick-start pedal redundant since 1965, and it was finally removed from the machines in 1973.
1974 harley davidson flh 1200 electra glide
air cooled, four stroke, 45° v-twin, ohv, 2 valves per cylinder. 325kg disc brakes 4 speed 60bhp @ 5200rpm
1974 harley touring flh1200
1976 harley davidson flh 1200 electra glide
1976 harley davidson flh electra glide
1200 74 cu. in. shovelhead
1976 harley davidson shovelhead flh
the engine has the original cases rebuilt with an s&s 84"" hot set up with s&s super stock heads, and dyna 2000 ignition system.
1978 harley davidson flh
1978 harley davidson flh 80 electra glide
air cooled, four stroke, 45° v-twin, ohv, 2 valves per cylinder. 326kg 4 speed 67bhp @ 6000rpm
1979 harley davidson flh police special
1979 harley davidson flhc 80 electra glide classic
air cooled, four stroke, 45° v-twin, ohv, 2 valves per cylinder. 336kg single disc brakes 70bhp @ 5800rpm 4 speed