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Big Twin Axels?

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Robert Luland
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Big Twin Axels?


Post by Robert Luland » Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:10 pm

Can anyone tell me what year the rear axel head on a big twin went from rectangular to hexagon. Thanks, Bob

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Post by jarhead » Thu Feb 28, 2008 2:01 am

I cannot be absolute, but I believe it was 1958.

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Post by VPH-D » Thu Feb 28, 2008 6:14 pm

The rectangular head axle is from a Knucklehead. The 48s switched to the hex head style.

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