Barn find WLA Harley military motorcycle

Harley WLA military motorcycle original condition

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1972 Honda CB350 Barn Find!
We bought this original 1972 Honda CB350 that had been locked in this shed for over 25 years. The bike had 7800 miles on it, had not been run since 1980. After a good bath, it shined like new.





1941 Indian Chief Alive After 30 Years in Pieces - 1941 Barn Find Chief Build
Check out http://www.caimag.com/forum/showthread.php?14152-1941-Barn-Find-Chief-Build for the complete build on this bike and the resurrection after being in pieces for 30 years. This Chief was taken apart around 1984 and sat in pieces for the last 30 years. The motor was built in 1986 and never run. Over 5 months, Indian John and I took everything else apart and put it back together. She started in 2 kicks! The adrenaline rush was amazing after working for all these months. It could not have been done with out the knowledge and patience of John teaching me the finer points of Indian restoration - Thank you, the knowledge and memories are priceless. It looks like it was originally a Sammy Pierce bike with an AIMCO stamp on the motor and it was bought in California around that timeframe. Duane Sheridan rode the heck out of this bike. I'm trying to keep the history alive. If you have any pictures of Duane or the bike, please email them to me so his memory can live on. Enjoy!





Harley WLA 45 Solo, 42WLA Liberator Military Motorcycle Restoration Time Lapse Assembly in 36 hours
WLA 45 Solo, 42WLA Liberator Military Motorcycle Restoration. PLEASE DONATE TO THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT. This Harley-Davidson, 42WLA, Model VII motorcycle was restored back to it's factory state as it was in 1945. On its way to Russia, Victory in Europe happened, sold as surplus, It was found in a chicken coop in Montana in 1993, not able to run, missing many parts and in desperate need of help. Rescued from the coop, the motorcycle was put in storage. Then in January of 2009 restoration began, as each part was restored, placed in a box and stored once again, 3 speed tranny and 45 cu. in. engine rebuilt.until all the parts were finished . Then in June of 2012 the motorcycle was assembled in a 36 hour time period. Watch the time lapse video as it goes together. http://youtu.be/JLk79e0Hc1A WLA motor overhaul





1944 Harley Davidson WLA first start after 20yrs




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