WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by Saddle Tramp » Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:44 pm

Do you know what the `dry` weight is?
Empty without bikes or gas cans?
I`m guessing @ 700-750lbs?
Plus 2 Harleys at @ 550+ lbs each

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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by SteveG » Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:44 pm

I would say that's a reasonable guess. Maybe more like 850-900 lbs.

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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by SteveG » Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:04 pm

Well I finally got the lights hooked up, thanks to AZ Jeff for the Signal Corps box that made a perfect place to mount the socket. Joe at Vintage Wiring made me a period intervehicular cable from an NOS longer one I sent him. Now, to haul this thing around to get some miles on it.....
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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by Thundercat97 » Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:24 am

Steve,

Just awesome! I am still gathering my parts for my 41 WLA. Your 41 WLA looks just great!
Rob

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42 Open Cab CCKW 353
43 Diamond T M3 Half-Track
57mm M1A2 Anti Tank Gun
1 Ton Ben Hur Trailer

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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by SteveG » Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:00 pm

Rob,
Thanks for the kind words. Mine is a Type II 41 WLA also. I really haven't had this rig out anywhere yet. I plan on taking it out for a bit today.
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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by 113thCavman » Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:16 am

Steve

Thats an outstanding set up.THe details and design show some real talent and a lot of thought.I really like how you used the canvas covers on the frame for rock guards.THe CC,bikes and trailer are head turners front to back.Thanks for posting

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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by SteveG » Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:10 am

RRD,
Thanks for the compliments. I know the Army would have never used those canvas guards, but I know from experience, that the front surfaces would be pitted in no time from the tow vehicle kicking up debris.
Steve

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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by SteveG » Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:39 pm

Change of plans. Holding off on the sale. Sorry for the error.
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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!! Now for Sale!!

Post by 85jeepcj » Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:42 pm

What color paint was used for the Harleys ?
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Re: WWII Harleys go for a ride!!

Post by SteveG » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:09 am

The paint is 33070

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