Where are the belly numbers on a Panhead?

Belly numbers are the numbers stamped into the bottom of the cases when they were initially machined in the factory. If they match it means the two cases stayed together through the years, if they don’t it likely means one broke and had to be replaced at some point.

What are Panheads worth?

Classic driver records the average cost of a restored 1948 Harley Davidson Panhead between $19,000 and $25,000, while some alternative market estimates put the average price at $26,525. The top and lowest sales are $9,000 and $52,250 respectively.

Where is the frame number on a Harley-Davidson?

The full 17-digit VIN is stamped on the right side of the frame near the steering head. In some destinations, a printed VIN label is also attached on the front downtube.

How do you tell what year a Harley Davidson is?

The code “H” is followed by the last number of the year (i.e. 1971= H1, 1972= H2). The exception is 1980 which was J0. 1981 to 2000 model big twins Single letter in the 10th digit designates the model year.

What is the difference between a Panhead and a Shovelhead?

Harley produced the Panhead from 1948 to 1965, and the Shovelhead from 1966 to 1984. The Panhead earned its moniker for its rocker box covers that resembled inverted baking pans, and the Shovelhead for is striking coal-shovel-style covers.

What years did Harley-Davidson make the Panhead motor?

The engine is a two-cylinder, two-valve-per-cylinder, pushrod V-twin, made in both 61 c.i. (EL) and 74 c.i. (FL, FLH) displacements. The Panhead engine replaced the Knucklehead engine in 1948 and was manufactured until 1965 when it was replaced by the Shovelhead.

How do I know if my Harley is fuel injected?

If you have a petcock (left side of tank near cowbell) then you have a carb. No petcock, you have EFI.

How do you tell an 883 from a 1200?

The only difference between the 883 and 1200 Sportster is their emblems that indicate which model they are. The 883 and 1200 Sportster are actually built with the same exact parts and there is no way you can tell just by looking if a model is an 883 or a 1200 aside from the emblem.