The Super Stock® generator style crankcases are designed with a stock like original appearance. This gives the engine builder an alternative to attempting costly repairs on fatigued, broken, worn-out stock crankcases. In spite of the stock appearance, these cases incorporate updated design features that improve overall engine strength and reliability.
- 1936–'47 knucklehead engines with tin primary
- 1948–'64 panhead engines with tin primary
- 1965–'69 panhead & generator shovelhead with alloy primary
- Custom – alternator/generator
Features and Benefits:
- Pre-clearanced for strokes up to and including 5"
- Motor mounts on crankcases for knucklehead engines are machined to fit stock 1936–'47 frames. An adapter plate is included for 1948 and later style frames
- All cases are designed for late style generator (two brush type) with 5?16" mounting bolts to eliminate early generator cradle/mounting strap bosses for simplicity and economics
- Use more readily available 1/4"-20 thread fasteners to mount gearcover, oil pump, tappet guides, timer, and timer advance bracket, except KN replacement
- Timken® sprocket shaft main bearing, in all years, instead of stock straight roller bearings – resulting in better flywheel assembly stability, placement, and longer engine life.
1936-'69 style oil pump. Machined for 1948-'62 panhead cylinder base oil feed. Machined for 1955-'64 tin primary. Engines for 1936-’64 chassis with tin primary must use a 1954-’64 style inner primary cover.
S&S Super Stock generator style crankcases are available for stock 37/16" or 35/8" bore, but can be special ordered for bore sizes up to 313/16" and deck heights as much as 3/16" taller than stock. A special order sheet must be filled out for any special order crankcases. Ask your S&S Customer Support Representative or download special order forms from our website at www.sscycle.com/soforms
1936-’54 must use the 1955-’64 style inner steel primary cover.
Since all S&S generator style crankcases use 1958 and later style main bearings, stock flywheel assemblies 1957 and earlier cannot be used in S&S crankcases. Flywheel assemblies must have 1958 and later pinion shaft with 1.250" diameter bearing, and a 1954 and later style sprocket shaft designed for a Timken® main bearing.
Generator style cases for 1936-’47 knucklehead engines are machined to supply oil to the heads from a boss located near the rear tappet guide or from a stock or S&S gearcover. Provision for oil scavenging from the heads in these crankcases is the same as stock, with passageways that connect the tappet guides to the crankcase breather gear.
Crankcases for 1948-’69 engines are machined with a provision to separate the oil supply to the top and bottom ends if an S&S oil pump is used. This feature lets you choose the 1972 and earlier stock "side oiling" system or the 1973 and later split oil system. The stock cast iron oil pump can be used for the "original look" and stock oiling system. If an S&S billet oil pump, part #31-6200 is used, the oiling system can be set-up as stock or updated to a split system.
1963-’65 panhead engines, with outside oil supply lines to the cylinder heads, must use the oil supply port located behind the rear tappet guide or the oil fitting toward the rear of the S&S gearcover. S&S generator style crankcases do not have the stock style "outside oiler" oil supply boss, so special oil supply lines will need to be fabricated.