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Post Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:24 pm

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Location: Hill City, Ks. USA

LA CROSSE, WI (February 8, 2008) S&S® Cycle announces the availability of replacement parts from Flathead Power™ by S&S.
The demand for quality replacement parts for vintage restorations is at an all time high and Flathead Power by S&S will be ready to deliver on April 1, 2008.
The list of new products from Flathead Power by S&S will start with 1936-‘47 big twin tappet blocks, and tappets in standard and +.005” over sizes. The tappet blocks are silver powder coated for that stock look and are available as a set or single pieces. Next, 1963-‘65 cam covers with the flat look of a ’65, as well as a 1966-‘69 stock replacement cam cover will be available. The list of great available components keeps going with 1937–‘48 UL/ULH (medium compression) aluminum cylinder heads that will be available in a silver finish and available as a set or single piece.

“These are the first of many new products from restoration parts to complete new vintage engines,” said S&S Sr. Manager of Racing & Customer Services, Charlie Hadayia. “Cylinder heads, cylinders, rocker arms and rocker shafts for 1936-’47 big twins, along with a complete 93” KN engine will be released by the end of May 2008.”

All of these products are made, machined and assembled in the USA. Pricing will be released to the dealers by mid-March and you can get all the information at or .

S&S Cycle has been a leading manufacturer of Proven Performance v-twin motorcycle components and engines for nearly 50 years. George Smith and Stanley Stankos founded the company in 1958 in Blue Island, Illinois. Shortly after the founding of S&S, George, and his wife Marjorie (whose maiden name was also Smith), bought out Stanley Stankos and Smith & Stankos became Smith & Smith (S&S). In 1969, S&S moved from Blue Island to Viola, Wisconsin and expanded to La Crosse, Wisconsin in 2004. This 3rd generation business supplies components and/or engines to several large custom OEs including: American Ironhorse, APC, Arlen Ness, Big Bear Choppers, Big Dog, Bourget Bike Works, Orange County Choppers, Saxon, Swift, Victory, & West Coast Choppers (please see the S&S website for a complete listing located at

Post Thu Feb 07, 2008 4:19 pm
Pa Site Admin

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Location: Ohio USA

When S&S says something, they put their words to work ! Yeah Buddy !!! :D :D Pa

Post Thu Feb 07, 2008 5:32 pm

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Location: Ohio
That is refreshing information. And as soon as April.....Thats great news.

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