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This was the top of the line for Harley-Davidson customers in the 30s. Produced from 1930 to 1936 it was available as a solo model, with sidecar or as a package truck. Harley’s 74 c.i. VL could do it all. They were very popular during this time period. By 1937, all Harley-Davidson's flathead engines were equipped with dry-sump oil recirculation systems similar to the one introduced in the "Knucklehead" OHV engine. The revised 74 cubic inches (1,210 cc) V and VL models were renamed U and UL, the 80 cubic inches (1,300 cc) VH and VLH to be renamed UH and ULH.[1]

  • Engine Type V-Twin
  • Cylinders Two
  • Displacement 74 cubic inches
  • Bore & Stroke 3.4"x4.0"
  • Carburetor Linkert
  • Ignition Battery & Coil
  • Transmission 3-speed, with reverse
  • Forks H-D spring fork
  • Brakes Drum, front & rear
  • Tire Size F 4.00x19,-R 4.00x19
  • Manufacturer Harley-Davidson

1930

1930 Harley Davidson VL


1932

1932 Harley Davidson VL


References

  1. Mitchel, D. (1997). Harley-Davidson Chronicle - An American Original. Publications International Limited. pp. 94-95. ISBN 0-7853-2514-X. 
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