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4 speed 45 trannys

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Post Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:46 am

Posts: 4
Location: Irvine Kentucky
did they ever make a 4 speed transmission for a 45 cubic inch solo bike?? I have a Harley "data" book that says they did but all my technical literature only mentions 3 speeds

Post Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:29 am

Posts: 575
Location: devon,england
yes on a servicar it had 4 gears 3 forward and 1 reverse, but i dont suppose thats what you meant, the czech guys do cant remember the're website but thats the email address.regards jib
Dude, check out that jibhead, he's crazy. Hasn't been sober for 40 years

Post Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:31 am

Posts: 386
Short answer is NO. The first ever 4 speeds were an option for the last of the VLs, first standard 4 speeds were in '36 knuckleheads. 45s used a three speed from their inception in '29 to the last servi-cars in '73. And the 3 and reverse is not considered a 4 speed for road use.

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