1975 Harley Davidson SuperGlide FXE *Custom* Shovelhead!

1975 Harley-Davidson Other

Price: US $6,495.00
Item location: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Make: Harley-Davidson
Model: Other
SubModel: FXE
Type: Cruiser
Year: 1975
Mileage: 5,813
VIN: 9D15504H5
Color: Burgundy
Engine size: 1,200
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description

VIN 9D15504H5 (9D=FXE. 15504=sequential serial. H=Harley. Mfr code 5=1975)

Estimated build date January 1975

74ci 45deg vtwin (3. 4in bore bore. 4. 0in stroke. 58. 0 HP @5150RPM. 8. 0 to 1 Compression)

4 speed transmission. roller chain final drive

600lbs full wet. 5. 0 gal tank. 4qt 60wt engine oil. 3/4qt 60wt transmission

34. 00 total big twins manufactured in 1975. only 9. 50 were FXEs (FXE=Dyna with Electric Start)

5813 miles. I don't believe these are original miles but rather the miles from when it was customized many years ago (est ~1996 based on date codes of parts I replaced)

This is a customized bike. This is NOT original. Few are but is an authentic FXE model. 1975 was not a good year for Harley with the union troubles and quality issues. Many of them didn't run straight out of the crate. and some were intentionally sabotaged by pissed off union workers. Nearly all HDs from this era are upgraded in some way. most in a big way to make them more reliable. This one is no different but it still runs great on points and condensor (the #1 comment I get). It is a very cool bike. I get looks and questions everywhere I ride it. Folks really dig the nostalgia of a well running shovelhead. There is no sound like a shovel w/open pipes. even in Harleyworld. You can tell what it is a mile away.

This is the easiest starting Harley I've ever owned. Just a touch of the starter and you're up and running. Starts faster than my new fuel injected HDs. But it does have the typical cold bloodedness of shovelheads. and needs a couple minutes to warm up before rolling off.

1st yr with left shift and rt rear brake and pedal (note: due to the addition of forward controls. shifting is opposite)

Screamin Eagle 50mm butterfly carb. intake and cover

Front-conversion to Dual disc 2 piston brakes-Chrome

Rear-conversion to Single disc 4 piston brake-Chrome

Stainless braided brake lines

Primary case conversion from notoriously leaky chain drive to a dry 3?? belt

Chrome rear swingarm

Chrome Primary Case

Chrome Wire Wheels

Chrome handlebar/hardware/switch covers

Chrome voltage regulator

Chrome coil cover

Chrome Seat Brackets

Chrome Rear Suspension

Chrome Starter

Chrome Customer foot Pegs and Mounts

Chrome Exhaust Brackets

Chrome Engine Cover

Chrome Brake Reservoirs

Chrome Forks and Headstock

Chrome shift lever assy

Conversion to forward controls

Chrome Oil Tank

Chrome Mirrors

Chrome Chain Cover

Chrome Footboards

Chrome Instrument Panel

Chrome fuel caps

Wide Glide fuel tanks

Slash cut long tube open pipes ? classic tip up style

Brand new HD tires (front and rear)

Reconditioned in 2011:

New Battery and chrome cover

Replaced all fuel lines and fuel filter

Carb rebuild

New points/condenser (yes still runs great on points!)

K&N filter

Accel high energy dual fire coil

Accel 8. 8 high energy wires

Accel spark plugs

Clutch cable

Throttle cable

Oil change 4qt of 60weight

Cleaned/polished all chrome

Treated leather seat

Leather fringe added to handles

Replaced oil tank

Replaced oil lines

Rewired all existing controls with new wire as needed.

Replaced complete charging system (rotor/stator/voltage regulator)

Replaced clutch

Installed quick connect charging cable

$1200 in new parts and upgrades

45hrs labor

This is a cool customized 75 Shovel with tons of upgrades and chrome bits. That being said you need to remember that this is a 40 yr old bike. You will need knowledge of older bikes to maintain this bike. I have the books and they will go with it. Its reconditioned. not new. everything works that needs to work. and it has a character all its own. a few quirks of operation like the starter button is under the seat (why I don't know but it works perfect and is easier than bar mounted). Transport your mind back to 1975 and how much has survived that you would want to have from that era. How well did cars drive in 1975? Well. if you long for the nostalgia of that era. this is for you. I really enjoyed owning this piece of history. and I LOVED riding it. but with a bad back now I don't ride much anymore and my garage is not a museum.

Let me know if you have any questions. PLEASE look at the pictures closely. Thanks

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