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1947 Big Twin frame

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Post Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:32 pm

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How many different variations were there in 1947?

Post Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:37 pm

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Three as far as I am aware of. The early bulneck type with the pronounced step, the late bullneck type with the weak step (different molds?), and the late '47. Anyone know of any others?
Robbie

Post Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:50 pm

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RUBONE wrote:
Three as far as I am aware of. The early bulneck type with the pronounced step, the late bullneck type with the weak step (different molds?), and the late '47. Anyone know of any others?
Robbie



What is the major difference on the late '47 frame?

Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:31 pm

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What is the major difference on the late '47 frame?

The entire steering head casting is different!
Late '47
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Mid bullneck
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Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:53 pm

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Yup. The late '47's are starting to look like a Panhead frame.


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