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panic

Post Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:48 am

Pan head castings

I'm finding more variants than Palmer shows, including 2 different 1956.
What I have so far (appreciate any clear pics!!):
http://victorylibrary.com/tech/panhead-c.htm

Any more I should list?
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Jerry Wieland

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Location: Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA

Post Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:11 pm

Re: Pan head castings

Panic I know of 2 original late 1954's with the 1955 type D ring. Casting is the same as 1950 to 54. These bikes both have the straight leg frame. Jerry
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panic

Post Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:11 pm

Re: Pan head castings

Thanks.
Palmer also says that the FLH (ported) head is labor only, same casting - but I find more casting numbers in this series: 16704 and 16706-55, in which the ports appear to be "as machined" (obvious step below the valve seats) - should these be the FL heads?

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