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1942 WLA 45" Bobber

Harley-Davidson WLA "45" Bobber - Specifications




Owner:                        Bill Flowers

Builder:                       Jackson Machine Co., Yorkville, IL

Year/Model:               1942 WLA Bobber

Time to build: 1 year (June 14, 2005 to July 2, 2006)

Paint:                          Carstar, Yorkville, IL

Powdercoating:           Performance Powdercoating, Yorkville, IL

Color:                          Graystone metallic clearcoat





Engine:                       1942 WLA

Builder:                       Jackson Machine Co.

Displacement:            45 cubic inches (750cc)

Cases:                         H-D (new WWII spare parts)

Flywheels:                  Truett & Osborne

Connecting Rods:      V-Twin reproductions

Cylinders:                   Hawgcity reproductions

Pistons/Rings:            H-D "G", Hastings

Heads:                        Holland reproductions, 6:1

Cams:                         H-D

Valves:                       SI Industries

Carb:                           Mikuni VM34 round slide


Air Filter:                    K&N

Exhaust:                     JMC/Exhaust Works

Ignition:                      Mallory distributor, 12V

Charging:                    SF 12V alternator

Oil Pumps:                  Holland reproductions

Cam Cover:                H-D

Transmission: Indian Scout 5-speed

Primary Drive:           BDL, JMC modified

Final Drive:                128T belt




Frame:                        Kraft Tech rigid

Rake:                          30 degrees

Forks:                         Wyatt Gatling 2" over springer

Brakes:                       GMA Model "B"

Front Wheel:              21" x 2.15" chrome spoked, FXSTS hub

Rear Wheel:               16" x 3" chrome spoked, FXST hub

Front Tire:                  Avon Roadrunner AM20, 90/90-21

Rear Tire:                  Avon Roadrunner AM21, MT90-16

Front Fender: V-Twin, steel

Rear Fender:              Fat Bob, steel




Headlight:                   Bates, 5 3/4"

Fuel Tanks:                4.2 gallon flatside

Oil Tank:                    Softail

Handlebars:                FLSTS

Seat:                           Ultima

Pegs:                           H-D

Electrical:                   Thunderheart EHC

Speedo & Dash:         Thunderheart & VDO

Hand Controls:           post-1996 H-D

Foot Controls:            CCI, steel plate


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