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1973 Harley Shovelhead Bobber

Scott at V-Twin cycles in Wichita, Kansas, United States made available these photographs of this very cool 1973 Harley Bobber which has an 80 cubic inch Harley Shovelhead engine mounted in a rigid Paughco frame. Furthermore, this Bobber rolls on Akront wheels with Avon tires, and for stopping it has an impressive set of GMA Brakes.

Photo of 1973 Harley Shovelhead Bobber Hardtail Motorcycle by Scott.


1973 Harley Shovelhead Hardtail Bobber Specs

Scott gave us the following specifications for this 1973 Shovelhead Bobber:

• 80 CI Harley Shovelhead engine (see below);

• Andrews Evo transmission (see below);

• Rigid Paughco Frame;

• Akront spoke 18X5.5 rear wheel with Avon 182 55 18 tire;

• Akront spoke 21X2.15 front wheel with Avon 90-90-21 tire;

• GMA Satin billet 4 piston rear brake;

• GMA Satin billet 4 piston dual disk front brakes;

• FL style polished front end;

• FL Head light;

• Harley Hand coontrols;

• Polished billet foot controls;

• Stretched Two piece tanks;

• Chrome oil tank;

• Braided cables;

• Drag bars and chrome risers;

Picture of 1973 Harley Shovelhead hardtail Bobber motorbike with Paughco frame by Scott.

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Picture of 1973 Harley Shovelhead hardtail Bobber bike with Paughco frame by Scott. 1973 Harley Shovelhead Bobber

Photo of 1973 Harley Shovelhead Bobber Motorcycle by Scott.

Photo of 1973 Harley Shovelhead Bobber Motorcycle by Scott.

1973 Shovelhead Engine

Scott gave us the following specifics for the 1973 Harley Shovelhead Engine:

• 80 cubic inch Shovelhead Engine;

• Polished rocker boxes;

• S&S Super B Carb;

• Ceramic coated exhaust;

• Dyna Ignition;

• Polished Cam Cover;

• Polished inner primary;

• Chrome outer primary;

• Chan drive Primary;

• Compu Fire Charging system;

Picture of 1973 Harley Shovelhead hardtail Bobber bike with Paughco frame by Scott.

• Andrews 5 Speed Evo Transmission;

• Polished trap door and kicker cover;

• Functional kicker;

• Electric start;

• Chain Drive Final;

Photo of 1973 Harley Shovelhead Bobber Motorcycle by Scott.

Akront Wheels, Avon Tires and GMA Brakes

Picture of Akront wheel with Avon tire and GMA dual disk brakes by Scott. Close up of the FL style polished front end with the 40 spoke Akront 21"x2.15" front wheel with the Avon 90-90-21 tire. Can't miss the GMA Satin billet 4 piston dual disk front brakes.

Photo of Akront wheel with Avon tire and GMA brake in Paughco hardtail frame by Scott. Here's a better view of the Akront 18"x5.5" laced rear wheel with the Avon 182 55 18 tire mounted in the rigid Paughco frame. Rear brake is a GMA Satin billet 4 piston disk brake.

Harley Bobber Handlebars

Picture of handle bars of 1973 Harley Shovelhead hardtail Bobber bike with Paughco frame by Scott. Low and straight handlebars like these always look good on an Oldschool Bobber!

1973 Harley Gas Tank

Photo of 1973 Harley Shovelhead Bobber Motorcycle by Scott. Scott's Bobber has got stretched two piece tanks.

The End

Picture of 1973 Harley Shovelhead hardtail Bobber bike with Paughco frame by Scott.



October 2009