2009 World Championship - Modified Harley-davidson
Builder : Joe Gardella
Location : Pinckney, MI
Country : USA
Bike Name : Unfinished Business
Year / Model : 1948 FL
Engine Make / Size : Harley Davidson 78 ci
Transmission Type : Stock 4 speed Hand Shift
Frame Make / Type : Harley Davidson Wishbone Ridged
Front End : Harley Davidson Offset Springer
Rake : Stock
Stretch : Stock
Swingarm : none
Wheels - Front : 1954 KR Racing 18"
Wheels - Rear : 1954 KR Racing 18"
Tires - Front : Bridgestone
Tires - Rear : Bridgestone
Brakes - Front : 1954 KR Racing drums
Brakes - Rear : 1954 KR Racing drums
Painter : Rob Forester /Police Silver
Chroming / Plating : OEM And A W East Detroit
Additional Info : Dual period racing carbs combined with two stock 1948 Front cylinders and heads. Special one-off intake manifolds and ampco 18 bronze velocity stacks. Special one-off wrap around rear exhaust system. Remanufactured by owner KR aluminum finned racing brake drums. Several rare aluminum fined components. Period stainless steel assessories used throughout. Many specialty hardware items hand made to appear as stock items. Jemstone accents.
This bike was built as an authenticly detailed original 1948 Police bike with the appearance of heavy modifications taking place in 1954. Transforming the bike's attitude over to the "WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW" drag racer. Not old-school, pre-school.
sources : http://www.amdchampionship.com