FAQ  •  Register  •  Login

1947 Big Twin frame

Moderators: Curt!, Pa

<<

Chris Haynes

Posts: 2616

Joined: Wed Jul 05, 2000 12:01 am

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Post Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:32 pm

1947 Big Twin frame

How many different variations were there in 1947?
<<

RUBONE

Posts: 380

Joined: Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:24 pm

Post Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:37 pm

Re: 1947 Big Twin frame

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
<<

Chris Haynes

Posts: 2616

Joined: Wed Jul 05, 2000 12:01 am

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Post Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:50 pm

Re: 1947 Big Twin frame

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?
<<

RUBONE

Posts: 380

Joined: Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:24 pm

Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:31 pm

Re: 1947 Big Twin frame

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

The entire steering head casting is different!
Late '47
Image

Mid bullneck
Image
<<

Chris Haynes

Posts: 2616

Joined: Wed Jul 05, 2000 12:01 am

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:53 pm

Re: 1947 Big Twin frame

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

Return to Motorcycle Trivia

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2012 phpBB Group.