Tuesday, January 4, 2011

1952 Harley Davidson K Sport

  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Engine: Air-cooled,45° V-twin,four stroke
  • Ignition: Battery and coil
  • Power Rating: 30 hp
  • Bore x Stroke: 2.75” x 3.8”
  • Displacement: 45 cu. in. (743cc)
  • Valves: Side
  • Fuel System: Single 1 ½” bore Linkert carburetor
  • Transmission: Four speed
  • Suspension: Front telescopic forks, rear twin shock
  • Brakes: Front and rear drum
  • Weight: 400 lbs.
  • Top Speed: 80 mph
The ‘K’ model was introduced in 1952 and was designed to compete with the British imports. Foot shift, hand clutch and hydraulic damped suspension front and rear moved the flathead 45 closer to the competition. Elvis Presley owned one.

Take special note to the cusom rumble seat.

Another fact is that at 10 cents a trip; this is the cheapest way to ride a classic Harley.


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