1948 to 1957 H-D Shop Manual

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1948 to 1957 H-D Shop Manual

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Post by CaptMike » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:53 am

I just found an original looking shop manual in Adobe format on the web. I'm unsure if I can post the link (if someone knows?). PM me if you'd like to download it and I'll send the link. Some really good information.

Also... Can I use EVO lifter blocks and lifters in my '57? (Only both or just lifters too?)



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Re: 1948 to 1957 H-D Shop Manual

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Post by Bosheff » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:52 am

Affirmative on the Evo lifters and blocks....bosheff

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Re: 1948 to 1957 H-D Shop Manual

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Post by George Greer » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:04 am

Capt...

That manual is here at this site as well. Go down to documentation, Download Section... there ya go.

I have ordered some manuals for 59 and up............why no 58 Manual??

Bosheff..........Evo blocks and lifters......direct swap??

TIA.. George

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Re: 1948 to 1957 H-D Shop Manual

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Post by Bosheff » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:32 pm

George I don't know much bout the Evo lifter and lifter block update for a pan or shovel. The lifter block gasket pt #s are the same from 48 through the Evos, so this tells me the Evo blocks should bolt up to the pan cases. Can't say if the spacing between the cam lobes is the same or not. If ya look in the post about "External top end oiler on a 56 pan", you will see a post from caschnd1 which includes a pic of such a set-up. I'm guessin he knows a bunch more than I do bout this....bosheff

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Re: 1948 to 1957 H-D Shop Manual

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Post by CaptMike » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:22 pm

Thanks George... Yes, I found the Manual. It was in an area that I hadn't seen. I'm Blind in one eye and can't see out of the other one.

Also found the Blueprints, I wish the numbers were easier to read. Gotta have appreciation for "Draftsmen" prior to ACAD!

I've read through the "External Oilers on....".

Thanks!

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Re: 1948 to 1957 H-D Shop Manual

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Post by nmaineron » Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:10 pm

Yes you can bolt the EVO lifter blocks to a pan lower,I have them on my project engine however I haven't run them yet.I think that the rod angles might be a little different but I bet they will work well.

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