1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by Buddhahoodvatoloco » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:07 pm

I would strongly suggest, you obtain a parts book, and manual for your bike if your aiming for 100%.
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Can anyboby help with the correct Oil Tank Mounting? I see all tabs but dont found the correct position, specially the rear 2 hole tab because frame dont have any tab there, just front 2 hole tab. I also saw that the under side with one hole attach the primary cover right? still dont have the tank but just to know if I need extra hardware, plate, etc. Some pictures will help a lot!

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by RooDog » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:32 pm

Buddhahoodvatoloco wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:07 pm
I would strongly suggest, you obtain a parts book, and manual for your bike if your aiming for 100%.
DaCs wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:11 am
Can anyboby help with the correct Oil Tank Mounting? I see all tabs but dont found the correct position, specially the rear 2 hole tab because frame dont have any tab there, just front 2 hole tab. I also saw that the under side with one hole attach the primary cover right? still dont have the tank but just to know if I need extra hardware, plate, etc. Some pictures will help a lot!

Regards

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by RooDog » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:34 pm

Here's one on eBay and the price is right......
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Harley-FL-FLH- ... Swh2RZ-llf
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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by Buddhahoodvatoloco » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:57 pm

I was also taught to only buy books/manulas/parts book that encompass 10 Years at most..
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Here's one on eBay and the price is right......
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Harley-FL-FLH- ... Swh2RZ-llf
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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by RooDog » Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:33 pm

A Tedd Cycle, V-Twin catalog is also a priceless source for parts and more importantly, information, and they're free for the asking

https://www.vtwinmfg.com/DealerAccess1/ ... rInput.jsp

Your oil tank brackets and spacers ore on page 746....
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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by DaCs » Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:43 am

Thank you every one, I have some books and manuals but some times its not enough because I have a lot o missing parts that need to be purchased I I dont want to spend money on wrong pieces. I´m rebuilding it complete, still finishing the engine.

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by panhead_kicker » Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:39 am

As I read this post, I saw below on my screen other similar threads:
http://www.hydra-glide.com/phpBB3/viewt ... =5&t=14048

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by DaCs » Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:55 am

Here I post a image of the frame, I dont found any holes to screw the oil tank bracket, even swing arm does not have holes to screw. Sorry maybe sounds silly but I dont found the way to do it.

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by panhead_kicker » Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:14 am

Looks like you probably have a shovelhead frame. This is a pan frame that uses the horseshoe oil tank. Does your frame look like this? http://www.hydra-glide.com/phpBB3/viewt ... ame#p21475
Pay attention to the castings to the rear, where the fender struts bolt. Post a pic of your frame from the side

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by RUBONE » Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:37 am

Does your frame have a neck lock? All Panheads did. If it is a Shovelhead frame with the original VIN number removed it is a problem.

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by DaCs » Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:02 am

This is the frame, the previous owner modified the neck angle so im going to restore it as original shape with another neck. It has neck lock whitout the hole, I see some bracket maybe wit the a bad restore.

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by RUBONE » Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:22 am

That is a frame for an electric start bike, very different in the seat area, and the bent top tube an overall appearance are very wrong. Plus it looks like the Serial numbers have been removed. It is a '70s frame. You may be able to use it in your country, it is illegal in the USA.

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by DaCs » Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:37 pm

RUBONE wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:22 am
That is a frame for an electric start bike, very different in the seat area, and the bent top tube an overall appearance are very wrong. Plus it looks like the Serial numbers have been removed. It is a '70s frame. You may be able to use it in your country, it is illegal in the USA.
Yes now I see the different seat area curved shape, I started sanding it but no serial number or any sign of being removed.
Shit, I maybe start asking about the frame first, now Im confused

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by RUBONE » Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:22 pm

Those large square blocks welded on the frame behind the upright tubes above the swingarm were added in the late '70s to H-D frames.

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Re: 1960 FL Correct Oil Tank

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Post by DaCs » Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:31 pm

I'll have to reconsider using that frame or not, a new one represents a lot o money. Do you believe that engine doesnt have any problem to fit into this one?

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