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1954 Harley Davidson FLE - 50th Anniversary Model

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Overview

1954 FLE, 50thth Anniversary Model. Restored from a complete and running machine out of Texas. Not a pieced together restoration. Total nut and bolt restoration, no detail left unchecked to bring up to show room quality. This is a professional restoration by a motorcycle restorer with an eye towards AMCA judging and 100 points. This is a beautiful motorcycle with perfect fit and finish.

The engine and drive train are all refreshed with new parts and it runs like a charm. Just missing the proper break in miles.

The handlebars are factory speedster bars which were in mint condition and have been triple chrome plated. The speedometer was restored by Stan Selerowski at Vintage Rust and includes a new face, needle and outer glass. The solo seat was restored by Michael Paquette at Worsham Castle Cycle Leather to factory specs. The bike features triple plated chrome crash bars front and rear. They are attached to a correct 1954 Harley Wishbone frame. The date code on it is still visible with the gas tanks off.

This excellent motorcycle is ready for your living room, a ride on a road run, or an AMCA judging event!

Dixon CA 2019 AMCA Judging a Jr 1st at 90.5 points!

Mileage

5.00 break in miles since restoration.

Paint

Excellent, factory colors: Glacier Blue / Daytona Ivory. This machine has been restored with a two-tone paint scheme. The Glacier Blue and Daytona Ivory were offered in this alternating combination for the year of 1954 only. The factory allowed the purchaser to choose between the tanks and the fenders as to which color went where. All parts are O.E. except for the stainless headlight tin, the color coordinated blue hand grips and the footboard mats all of which are the best reproduction parts available.

Sheet Metal

Excellently prepared sheet metal from original pieces. Properly prepared and fit prior to paint.

Chrome

All new chrome by a quality company. Chrome where chrome should be and not more.

Mechanical

Excellent. Engine and tranny built be a professional builder. Balanced and within tolerances.
Correct parts for the year, clean engine number and matching belly numbers. This power plant just needs to be properly broken in.

All mechanicals have been attended to. New Main and rod bearings, connecting rods have been magnafluxed and checked for straightness. New pistons and rings have also been installed and the entire rotating assembly has been dynamically balanced. The heads have new stainless-steel valves, new keepers, retainers, springs and guides. The rocker boxes are stainless steel and are fully restored to like new condition. The M74-B carburetor has a brand-new float assembly along with new needles and seats. The carburetor is the correct black finish with all external pieces; jets, shafts and linkage arms Cadmium plated per factory specs. The oil pump has been restored with new factory gears and shafts. All fluid lines are Cadmium plated as well. New hydraulic units and pushrods have been installed and the rockers and shafts have been restored as well.

The exhaust is all original to the bike and a new replacement 51-B muffler has been triple plated.

This machine starts easily and is a pleasure to ride.

Wheels & Tires

Rims: Stock 16” Kelsey Hayes, triple plated chrome
Front Tire: Coker/stock profile
Rear Tire: Coker/stock profile
The wheel hubs have been restored with all new bearings and cages.

Title

Clean CA title with current registration. Year of manufacture plate included
Engine # 54FLE2865
Frame # N/A
Belly # Matching and correct for the year

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PRICE GUIDES:
NADA: Excellent $35,000
Hagerty: Concours $23,000
Mecum Auction, Vegas 2019: $49,500

Accessories

N/A as shown

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