1965 pan outer primary cover identification

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1965 pan outer primary cover identification


Post by redinthehead » Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:44 pm

Hi All,
I have an aluminum outer primary cover for my 65. I know it is not
the original. It has the following part number inside, 60510-65. I do
not see it in my parts catalog. Does that mean it is not a OEM cover?
I can post pictures if that helps.


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Post by panz4ever » Sun Feb 24, 2008 7:21 pm

Red, if you have the 58-68 parts manual and look on page 82, it shows what the 65 outer primary looked like. Clutch inspection cover is molded into cover, has the oval cover for the primary chain inspection and the plug at the front. Wondering if it might be a stamp error on part of MoCo. I own a 65 FLH as well. If I get the chance this weekend I will pull mine off or take a pic and post it. I know mine is OEM...

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pictures fun


Post by redinthehead » Sun Feb 24, 2008 7:42 pm

Hi Panz,
It looks correct but when I checked my 59-69 parts book It wasn't listed.
Take a look and let me know what you think.

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Post by Cotten » Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:15 am


It looks good to me, but repairing the footboard mount will be tricky to get just right.
(It must angle back just a 'skosh'.)


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Post by Robert Luland » Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:16 am

Red, We just had this discussion in another post on engine cases. That is not a part number. It is a casting number. The part number may be similar down the line but that number can change at anytime in the production line and yes that’s the right one for you cycle. Bob

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Post by redinthehead » Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:05 pm

Hi guys,
Thanks for the Comments. I missed the conversation about the casting numbers. I guess it will be going on the bike!!


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