Model 52 generator

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danpatch
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Model 52 generator

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Post by danpatch » Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:47 pm

does anyone know when Harley quit using tags on the model 52 generator's and started stamping the Housimgs



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Re: Model 52 generator

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Post by john HD » Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:35 pm

i have one of each and would like to know too!

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Re: Model 52 generator

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Post by Perry Ruiter » Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:31 am

danpatch wrote:does anyone know when Harley quit using tags on the model 52 generator's and started stamping the Housimgs
I think it started in 54. 52 & 53 tagged, 54 either way and 55, 56 & 57 should be stamped. I don't have anything factory to back that up. Anybody with super original 54s and 55s to confirm what their bikes have on them? ... Perry

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Re: Model 52 generator

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Post by 55PAN » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:23 pm

Perry,

I have a '55 pan that's pretty early, 55FL110X, and it has the model 52 with the tag on. When I freshened up the generator, brushes, painting etc., I decided to put a new tag on, the old one was kind of beat up. When I removed the old tag there was no stamping under there either. My bike is pretty much all original, I even have the 6-bolt heads,covers and D-rings, but since I didn't buy the bike new I can't confirm that it came from the factory with the model 52 gen. with the tag. I am the third owner and the second owner I bought it from said that the bike was all original when he bought it from the original owner.

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Re: Model 52 generator

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Post by Perry Ruiter » Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:32 am

55PAN wrote:Perry,

I have a '55 pan that's pretty early, 55FL110X, and it has the model 52 with the tag on.

Bruce
Bruce - thanks for that data point. So it looks like tags persisted into 55 ... Perry

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