1940-1950

1948 FL

The big news for 1948 was a new "Panhead"-style motor, named so because the new aluminum rocker covers resembled upside-down pans. The Panhead motor was essentially a Kuncklehead lower end with the new rocker covers which featured hydraulic lifters.

Bike Model: FL
Bike Year: 1948
Bike Price: $650
Engine type: Panhead
Production Totals: 8,071
1948 Fl Blue