1955

New: the FLH model, 1955 FLH specs: 73.73ci, (1208.19cc), 3.44" x 4" bore/stroke, 60 hp @ 4,800 rpm, 8:1 compression, 33mm Schebler carb, chain drives, 59.5" wheelbase, 598lbs, 3.75 gallon fuel, 1 gallon oil, 105 mph.
Panhead changes: O-ring on intake for better sealing and vibration relief, new bottom end w/larger cases and Timken main bearings, elimination of thrush washers on flywheels, "crowned" right crankcase pinion shaft, "V" tank emblem, rubber mounted headlight bracket, Oval shaped taillight (tail light housing is painted same color as rear fender), front fork cover w/three diagonal stripes on each side of headlight, wing nut on toolbox.

 

1955 "V" tank emblem
"V" tank emblem
speedometer
front fender emblem
     
(source: Classic Harley Big Twins by Jerry Hatfield, Greg Field, Tom Murphy)




Flathead Servi-Cars, 45", 3 speed and reverse
#
Price
G, tow bar
394
$1,240
GA, without tow bar
647
$1,225
     
Panhead: Hydra-Glide, 74", 4 speed
   
FL Sport Solo
953
$1,015
FLF Sport Solo, foot-shift
2013
$1,015
FLE Solo, Traffic Combination
853
$1,015
FLEF Solo, Traffic Combination, foot-shift
220
$1,015
FLH Super Sport Solo
63
$1,083
FLHF Super Sport Solo, foot-shift
1040
$1,083

 

Sidecar and Chassis:
· LE - right hand sidecar
· M - Package Truck w/cover
· MC - chassis for M

 

1955 colors
Black
Pepper Red
Atomic Blue
Aztec Brown
Anniversary Yellow
Police White
Police Silver
Hollywood Green
At extra cost: hollywood green or combinations of colors other than hollywood green.