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1938 Indian Chief

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Buy it Now Price: $45,500 Price Range: $39,500 to $43,250 Inquire About this Motorcycle

Overview

This 1938 Indian Chief was acquired by the seller in the late 70’s. It was his project restoration and has become his go to ride ever since. This Indian Chief has completed many years of faithful service including SoCal AMCA Road runs in Borrego Springs and in Death Valley. The bike is fresh tuned, polished, and ready for the next ride. Clear California Title and current registration. This is a 1937 engine in an early 1938 frame.

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Mileage

Mileage unknown. Probably about 5000 miles on the build.

Paint

Excellent pain and paint prep. Some small dings and nicks on the frame from road use.

Sheet Metal

Sheet metal is in excellent condition and well fit. No sign of any repairs made or needed. No dings or dents found.

Chrome

Most shiny stuff on this motorcycle appears to be nickle and in good condition.

Mechanical

This motorcycle is in Excellent mechanical condition. It has good compression and has recently been tuned. First kick machine if you know the drill. Transmission shifts through the gears and the bike rolls smoothly. The owner is a restorer of motorcycles.

Wheels & Tires

Rims are painted steel with painted steel spokes and nipples.
Front Tire: Goodyear 500 X 16 date coded out, serviceable.
Rear Tire: Coker 600 X 18 date coded out, serviceable.

Title

Clean California Title with a non-op registration. ?
Engine # CCG 483

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NADA: https://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles/1938/Indian/CHIEF-74ci/Values
Excellent $60,145
Very Good $31,620

HAGERTY VALUE GUIDE: https://www.hagerty.com/apps/valuationtools/1938-Indian-Chief
• #1 Concours $45,000
• #2 Excellent $37,000
• #3 Good $29,000

MECUM AUCTIONS: Multiple sales $45,000 to $60,500

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