1942 HARLEY-DAVIDSON WLA 45 MAGNUM CUSTOM CHOPPER - 102893 Sold* at Palm Beach 2011 - Lot #27 1942 HARLEY-DAVIDSON WLA 45 MAGNUM CUSTOM CHOPPER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/102893/102893_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #27

1942 HARLEY-DAVIDSON WLA 45 MAGNUM CUSTOM CHOPPER

Auction Palm Beach 2011
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 27
Year 1942
Make HARLEY-DAVIDSON
Model WLA
Style 45 MAGNUM CUSTOM CHOPPER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 42WLA11078
Exterior Color
Interior Color
Cylinders 2
Engine Size 900CC
Transmission 3-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #27 - This 1942 Harley-Davidson WLA "45 Magnum" custom chopper has a 45 bottom end, with the Sportster top end. This bike has a Mikuni 38mm flat side carburetor and a HD dish air cleaner. It has been converted to a zero loss oiling system, with new crank bearings and thrust washers. Uses roller bearing lifters. It has been converted to the standard 12-volt system. It has Accel plugs and wires and runs a distributor-based ignition system. It is a "suicide shift" with foot clutch and "Betty Boop" controls a rebuilt 3-speed transmission.
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