Today’s post is a guest piece written by Don Caldwell. Don brought us a pile of parts that used to be a 1926 Harley and this is its story so far.
Thank you Don for the story and the chance to help share this with the world.
This is the other Kuncklehead that Highway Choppers is working on. The motor is done and now they are working on the chassis.
This 1947 EL was purchased by that the owners of Highway Choppers in 1988. As you can tell from the run-stand video of the motor start-up, they have been working on this personal project for many years. While working on it in between daily customers’ work and other restorations, they were finally able to completely restore it. They are currently working on restoring a second one, a 1947 FL.
The previous post showed the beginnings of our restoration work on this JD. Here is an update on the progress.
Tanks are primed and ready for paint and finders are on frame.
We did some repairs on some JD gas tanks. Here is the before and after some metal work was done on them. They were in bad shape when we got them. We had to cut them apart to straighten them.
After many months of work, Brad’s 1942 WLA military bike is finally complete. See the final video overview and test-ride videos below. To see the start of Brad’s restoration story, click here.
This is a 1942 WLA military bike that we are restoring for a customer. It is currently in progress.
It’s been a long process but Dennis O’s 1946 Indian Chief restoration was finally completed. Dennis was thrilled and is happy to have the bike. He has even already won some awards in some California bike shows. Check out the older posts for the progression of this project.
We are restoring this for Larry. The motor went through start-up already. We installed the motor and transmission in the frame and are continuing the restoration process.