Harley davidson 1943 wlc 750cc 2 cyl sv yesterdays. History of the harleydavidson wla motorcycle technical. Item library and archives canada harley davidson wla, harley davidson motorcycles. See more ideas about harley davidson, harley davidson wla and motorcycle. Special 100th year anniversary edition windshield, color matched saddle bags and tour pack arizona bike since new. The low compression 45 cubic inch wla military flathead engine was designed for durability rather than performance. Sometime in 18thcentury england, these jars had morphed into hollow containers with a coin slot, often shaped like a pig to make a visual pun on the name of the clay.
With this old timer harley club from holland, we make a yearly pilgrimage tour to the invasion beaches since 2004. Harley original 1943 wlc front marker light 490143. A short ride with my harley davidson wlc 1943 youtube. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. Get the best deals on motorcycle parts for 1943 harleydavidson wla when you shop. Harley davidson motorcycles wlc 1943 for sale car and. And with over 40 years of knowledge about motorcycle values and pricing, you can rely on kelley blue book. Your comments on the harley davidson motorcycle values shown are very much welcomed. This 1943 harley davidson wlc was converted to civilian spec in alaska many years ago, and is in excellent running and riding condition.
Harley davidson wla 1943 technical manual from 1928 1978. The engine has harley kh cams and angle ground rollers in the tappets, the valves have been relieved to the kh pattern and the heads milled to about 6. Piggy banks get their name from an orangecolored clay called pygg, which was used in the middle ages to make jars for storing staples such as salt. Black narrow clutch lever arm for 1941 1943 harley 45 solo wla wlc 242641. Old yeller harley hd motorcycles, antique motorcycles, american motorcycles, harley.
The inlet and exhaust ports have been cleaned up and flowed. Wherever they show up at battle commemorations or military veterans days meetings, spectators gaze and applaud for the rolling thunder. The stateoftheart harleydavidson museum spans two floors and multiple room. Parts for your harleydavidson motorcycle harley onderdelen harley ersatzteile pieces detachees harley harley parti harley delar harley deler piezas. The original elongated souvenir penny book with the coin on the cover. As you use this price guide for pre1920 harley davidson motorcycles, please keep in mind that some values indicated are based on the limited pricing data available. The w shows that the motorcycle is equipped with a 45 cubic inch, side valve engine, introduced in. Trying out the chest mount for the gopro, sorry for. Restoration works include a carb rebuild, new valves, engine media blasted, tinware sand blasted, high quality primers, original patterned fire stone tyres, wheels replaced with. In all, over 11,000 knuckleheads were sold in 1947, which made up over half of harleydavidson s total sales of 20,000. The bike has done less than 100 miles since it was built. It was based on an existing civilian model, the wl, and is of the 45 solo type, so called due to its 45cubicinch 740 cm 3.
Harley davidson wla 1942 harley 45 for sale byford, wa, australia more information find this pin and more on harley davidson 1943 wla wlc 750 by tamir kaneh. Just a short ride around the area where i livein sweden on my harley davidson wlc 1943. Harley davidson values and pricing youre looking for and with over 40 years of knowledge about motorcycle values and pricing, you can rely on kelley blue book. The hagerty motorcycle valuation tool is designed to help you learn how to value your 1943 harleydavidson fl and assess the current state of the classic motorcycle market. Motorcycle parts for 1943 harleydavidson wla for sale ebay. Harley davidson wla liberators were built fro the us army during the periods 19401945 and 19491952. Motorcycle parts for 1943 harleydavidson wlc for sale ebay. A short ride with my harley davidson wlc 1943 duration. Harley davidson wla 1943 technical manual from 1928 ebay. Since the wlc was based on the wla which was already being delivered to the us army, harley davidson only changed the last letter to indicate a variation on an existing model.
Not all will have five digit belly numbers, as the first 9000 each year presumably have belly numbers in the 9999 range. That sales total of 1947 was the companys best since before the great depression, but the company didnt content itself with coasting on its strong postwar sales. Harleydavidson prices, harleydavidson values and book values. Harley davidson 1943 wlc sold for sale car and classic. More than 88,000 examples would be built between 194145 with spares for an additional 30,000 bikes produced. For the 42wlas, these were built until 1944, so you can find them with 1942, 1943 and 1944 belly numbers but still with 42wla engine numbers going up over 70,000. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The harleydavidson wla is a harleydavidson motorcycle that was produced to us army specifications in the years during and around world war ii. Motorcyclesatvsutility due to custom features such as chrome, paint, engine modifications, and market conditions, some.
Motorcycles new prices, motorcycles used values and book values. Wl, wla, wlc jan willem boon obsolete new old stock parts. Original restored matching numbers wwii 1943 series iv military wla harley davidson motorcycle for sale auction may end at any time, unannounced, without prior notice. While initially the company also produces copies for civilian buyers, demand became so strong from 1943 on that harley davidson produced almost only units for allied military forces. The bike has been kept in pristine storage, the living room, since.
Motorcycle, chain drive, solo harley davidson model 42wla ordnance supply catalog g523 dated 15 september 1944. The hagerty motorcycle valuation tool is designed to help you learn how to value your 1943 harley davidson wlc and assess the current state of the classic motorcycle market. Heres some close up pictures of the 1943 wlc flathead engine and exhaust system. Excanadian military 1943 harley davidson wlc 45 motor cycle dispatch rider bike. Every armored division listed 540 wl bikes in its complement of vehicles.
Are you trying to find 1943 harleydavidson wla values. Harley davidson classic cars wlc for sale car and classic. The later entry of the united states into world war ii saw significantly increased production, with over 90,000 being. This 1942 harley davidson wla is a classic american military motorcycle. Illinois from the family of the original owner in 1943 when it was a mere. The harley wlc wla s depicted have reached the status of icons of eternal glory. The americans, but also the canadians as wlc, the british and even the soviets are equipped with this harley davidson.
Harley davidson 1943 wlc 750cc 2 cyl sv 2801 yesterdays. The harleydavidson wla is a harley davidson motorcycle that was produced to us army specifications in the years during and around world war ii. Reproduced military 45 wla service repair manual harley flathead sidevalve book fits. These prices will be updated as more data is collected. Harley davidson 1943 wlc sold for sale a fully restored 1943 harley davidson wlc from a a complete original bike found in holland one of only 9,000 ever made. Get the best deals on motorcycle parts for 1943 harleydavidson wlc when you shop the largest online selection at. Many thanks to bruno for sending us these pictures of his very nice 1943 harley davidson wlc. Bonhams catalogs include low and high value estimates for each.272 809 843 679 265 467 29 196 336 1310 332 1050 227 627 112 1398 613 93 556 1310 1502 356 1189 916 1228 927 623 131 770 1366 794 660 466 908 857 585 976 919 1268 838 1482