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1938

WLDR featured higher compression and larger valves. WLDR 1939 specs: 45.32 ci, (746.33cc), 27hp, Linkert carb, duplex primary, single downtube, 56.5" wheelbase, 3.5 gallon tank, 390lbs, 85mph.

Universal changes: Shaved timing gears, analog oil and generator indicators replaced by lights, Zerk-Alemite grease fittings, 2mph hash marks on speedo's, black horn brackets, optional round chrome air cleaner with four "J" slots, and new for this year - ALL motorcycles MUST be ordered with one of the "Option" packages.

Flathead, 45ci, 3 speeds 
#'
Price
W
302
 
WL Solo, high compression
309
$355
WLD Special Sport Solo 
402
$355
WLDR Competition Special 
139
$380
  
Servi-Car, 45ci, 3 speed and reverse
G, tow bar 
259
$515
GA, without tow bar 
83
$500
GD Large Compartment, without tow bar 
81
$515
GDT Large Compartment, tow bar 
102
$530
  
Specialty models
GE, W, 45 ci with 6.8ci head volume 
WS, sidecar 45ci
UMG: 74ci Bosch magneto 
     
Flathead, 4 speed    
U, 74 ci, medium compression
504
$ 395
UL, 74 ci, high compression
1099
$ 395
ULH, 80 ci, high compression
579
$ 415
UH, 80 ci, medium compression
108
$ 415
UHS, 80 ci, medium compression sidecar Twin
132
$ 415
US, 74 ci, medium compression sidecar Twin
1193
$ 395
     
Knucklehead    
EL Special Sport Solo, 61" high compression, four speed
2289
$435
ES Sidecar Twin, 61"medium compression, four speed and sidecar gearing
189
$435

Sidecars & Chassis:
· LS - Sidecar for 45ci
· MC - chassis for M's
· M - Side van w/cover
· MO - Side van w/o cover
· LSC- chassis for LS
· MC - chassis for M

Options: Accessories are sold in groups: Standard Solo, Deluxe Solo, Standard Police, Standard Servicar, Deluxe Servicar, (G/GA or GD/GDT), Standard Sport Sidecars, Deluxe Sport Sidecars, Standard for sidecar or package truck, and Deluxe Truck Group. Prices range from ($14.25-$54.00).

1938 colors
Hollywood Green with Gold stripe and Black edge
Teak red with Black stripe and Gold edge
Silver tan with Sunshine Blue stripe and Gold edge
Police Silver with Black stripe
Venetian Blue with White stripe and Burnt Orange edge
Olive Green with Black stripe and Gold edge (export)
 
the1938 Flathead Register:
TypeTotal
G2
U18
UL9
ULH7
W3
WL7
WLD3
WLDR1
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