:: Panhead and Flathead site ::
Knowledge Base (Forum Archive)
Information
 
Documentation
  General Carburetor Carburetor and Fuel System
Electrical System Electrical System
Transmission Transmission and Clutch Panhead Information
Spare Parts Catalogs
Flathead Information
Shop Manuals / Handbooks
  Troubleshooting Chassis and Frame Chassis & Frame Forks Forks Accessoires Accessories Information per year Factory Instruction Sheets/ Service Bulletins / Brochures

Paint Codes Electrical/Wiring Diagrams
Production per Year Articles/Miscellaneous Info
Identification Identification Wheels and Tires Wheels & Tires Ignition Ignition OEM Parts
Easyriders Tech Tips & Tricks
Find Part (s) Download section
Brakes Brakes Exhaust Exhaust System Motor Motor Vendors parts and services Panhead & Flathead Amazon Store
Vendors Overview
 
 1937 
 1938 
 1939 
 1940 
 1941 
 1942 
 1943 
 1944 
 1945 
 1946 
 1947 
 1948 
 1949 
 1950 
 1951 
 1952 
 1953 
 1954 
 1955 
 1956 
 1957 
 1958 
 1959 
 1960 
 1961 
 1962 
 1963 
 1964 
 1965 

1940

Universal changes: 2 compression rings plus one oil control ring, rear crankcase baffle removed, positions of male/female connecting rods interchanged, tear drop chrome fuel tank badge, instant on fuel valve, copper flange type wire ends for horn and headlight, "D" shaped footboards, brown smooth grain cowhide saddles, and optional 5" x 16" tires.

Flathead, 45ci, 3 speed
#
Price
WL Sport Solo, high compression
569
$355
WLD Special Sport Solo
567
$355
WLDR Competition
87
$380
 
Servi-Car, 45ci, 3 speed and reverse
G, tow bar
468
$515
GA, without tow bar
156
$500
GD Large Compartment, without tow bar
158
$515
GDT Large Compartment, tow bar
126
$530
 
Specialty models
WLA, (45ci for US Army)
W, (45ci, 6.8ci head volume)
WS, (sidecar 45ci)
UMG, (74ci Bosch magneto)

Sidecars & Chassis:
· LE - Sidecar single passenger
· LEC - LE chassis
· LS - sidecare for 45ci
· LSC - LS chassis
· LLE - left hand LE
· LLEC- LLE chassis
· LLS - left hand LS
· LLSC- LLS chassis
· M - Side van w/cover
· MO - Side van w/o cover
· MC - M chassis
· MWC- chassis w/57-7/8" tread
· LMC- left hand chassis

Option Groups: Sport Solo, Deluxe Solo, Utility Solo, Standard Police, Deluxe Servicar-(G/GA or GD/GDT), Utility Servicars, Deluxe Sport Sidecars, Utility for sidecar or package truck. Prices range from $11.00 - $46.00.
1940 colors
Black with Flight Red stripe Flight Red with Black stripe Police Silver with Black stripe Squadron Grey with Bittersweet stripe Clipper Blue with White stripe
 
the 1940Flathead Register:
TypeTotal
G7
U12
UA1
UH3
UL8
ULH4
W4
WL6
WLA3
WLD11
WLDR1

Copyright© 2018 Panhead/PTH