1947 Indian Chief
This 1947 Indian Chief Motorcycle is newly restored with 35 miles on the rebuilt drivetrain. This bike was obtained as a rolling basket in 2001. The new owner took the project on as a retirement project and did it right. This motorcycle was completed in 2006 and has been a garage queen under a cover since then because of the builder/owner’s health.
The engine and power plant were completed by Dan Reese in central California. Dan is a well-known Indian Motorcycle builder who completes projects correctly. The engine has been rotated through every 3 months or so and is ready to be reintroduced to the road and correctly broken in. This restored Indian Chief is licensed and ready for the road and for show.
35 miles on the bike since the rebuild.
This motorcycle was painted by a professional using quality paint and workmanship. Looks great up close and far away! This is a base coat clear coat PPG paint color matched to a good sample of Indian Red. Gold vinyl tape stripping.
Sheet metal was properly prepped and fits very well. Handlebars are reproduction medium-rise bars. The case protectors are new reproduction also. Head light and running lights are reproduction.
Chrome is new on restoration and well done.
The engine and tranny were rebuilt by an Indian specialist. It is correctly tuned and beautifully prepared. Runs smooth through the gears. Standard 74 inch equipment.
Wheels & Tires
New tires and new rims with stainless spokes. Cocker 2” white walls 500 X 16.
Clean, clear, Arizona Title and current registration
Engine # CDG 1903 B
Frame # powder-coated
Valuation Resource Guide
This motorcycle would be rated as a 1 by NADA with a suggested value of $36,435
Windshield, Engine Guards, Spot Lights, Luggage rack, rear bumper guard (all as pictured)