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Post by early-timesmc » Sat Sep 22, 2012 2:33 am

hi out there.anyone know what years they used straight slot screws and what year they went to phillips screws on the panhead trans lid? check your originals for me please and thanks in advance.

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Post by RUBONE » Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:24 am

I believe '51 was the change over year on the screws. Phillips from '51 on.

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Post by 58flh » Sat Sep 22, 2012 5:22 pm

ROBBIE is right on, I looked at my 44 tranny (slotted screws), my 58 has (phillips)!---Richie 8)

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Post by mr. z » Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:00 am

yep, my '50 trans has the slot heads, later pans had the phillips, the 1970 FLH I had came with the allens

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