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49 pan with sidecar


Post by panflat4865hd » Thu Nov 05, 2009 4:05 pm

8) im am doing a 49 pan w/side car. which springer is correct, offset or inline and did the bars have the 49-53 spirals or did they still use the earlier type. another mystery is which front fender was used the three piece or was a smooth side made in 49 for sidecar bikes. the rear i know was smooth from pics i have seen but can not see front fender or end of bars on any pics. the smooth type fender came out in 50 on servi's. thanks dan

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Re: 49 pan with sidecar


Post by NightShift » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:25 pm

Dear Dan,
They were offset. Youll never regret it if you choose a top tree with risers for the later handlebars. Page 124 in the parts book makes me think its what they came with anyway.


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Re: 49 pan with sidecar


Post by katto » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:43 am

The bars are springer with the 49 -53 spirals.

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