1930 Harley Davidson Model 30C a 30.5ci single 500cc Antique Motorcycle Complete

1930 Harley-Davidson Other

Price: US $22,999.99
Item location: Grain Valley, Missouri, United States
Make: Harley-Davidson
Model: Other
SubModel: 30.5 Single
Type: Standard
Year: 1930
Mileage: 20,000
VIN: 30C1082
Color: Green
Engine size: 500
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Up for Auction we have a very rare 1930 Model C Single 30. 5ci 500cc. This Antique 1930 Harley Single C is very complete and very original.  Original Known Parts:. Engine. Wheeler Schebler GX-4 Model G Carburetor. Transmission. Frame. Handle Bars. Front Lights. Springer Forks. Fenders W/Fender Stands Front & Rear. Horn. Gas Tank. Wheels & Hubs. Many other original partsThe Known Reproduction Parts: . Battery Box. Rear Taillight. Hand Grips. Volt Gauge. Period correct Wire Harness installedThis bike starts on about the second kick. This old gal is running good and can be ridden on the road. Very fun old bike to ride. The over all condition of this bike is very good to excellent. Gas tank & Oil tank are good and clean without leaks.                                                                                            Its very straight with little to no dings or dents. The frame is solid and straight. This would make a fine addition to anyones Vintage Antique Bike Collection!!!!The pictures speak for a large part of this description. Please look at them well and ask any questions before assuming or bidding. Has a clean and clear title.                                           A Brief History & Information On This Year Of Harley Davidson 1930 production.  Harley-Davidson re-introduced single cylinder bikes to their brigade as a cheaper alternative to the incomparable V-Twins. They were available in both side-valve and OHV configuration. Two years later. front-wheel brakes were rolled out across the range allowing for far greater safety and higher top-speeds. There were two capacity choices for the single Harleys- a 350cc known as the 'Pup' and the 500 which was known as the 'Dog'.                                      1930 Model C                                 1930 Model V  1200ccModels for 1930 were the Model 30C; a 30. 5ci single. Model; 30D. 45ci SV Twin. Model; 30DL. 45ci. SV Twin. high compression. Model; 30DLD. 45ci. SV Special Sport Solo. Model 30V; 74ci. Big twin. and Model 30VL; 74ci. Big Twin. high compression. The VL flathead V-Twin. with a 74ci. (73. ci) displacement. 3. 44 x 4. 0in bore and stroke. with a compression ratio of 4. 5:1. produced 30 horse power at 4. 00 rpm. The V and the higher compression VL models were still known as "seventy-fours". though they were a completely different motorcycle than the earlier FD and JD predecessors. The new flathead 74ci was first introduced in 1929. just a few months before the stock market crash. The VL's produced less than the 15 to 20 percent increase in horsepower as expected. had a less desirable clutch. flywheel. less than expected lubrication. and there was some problems with the new valve springs. requiring new parts to be made which had to be shipped to the dealers. Many of the die-hard JD and JDH fans from the previous years. nbsp;were unpleased with the new V's. Overhauls were sometimes necessary only days after delivery. The replacement of valves. springs. and pistons became needed. and they started a crash redesign program during which time the bike was taken off the market for several. (around four). months. It then came back out with larger flywheels. and larger crankcases which they needed to accommodate them. This in turn led to a different frame. Basically. the V-series had to be almost completely broken down. dismantled. and then rebuilt. Many of the dealers weren't happy about this. because they were sent out to be fitted at the dealers expense. The effects of the depression was effecting the dealers as well as those who wanted to purchase motorcycles. Over 1. 00 bikes had to be rebuilt.

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