AMF Harley Davidson Sportster

AMF Harley Davidson Sportster


Part of the collection of Harry Kraemer's vintage motorcycles

This bike has the original AMF Harley Davidson key as well as the original Harley Davidson leather tool bag on the rear of the seat.

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Award History:
Second Place Vintage Motorcycle - Laytonsville Cruise In Award Night September

Also pictured here is our 1980 AMF Harley Davidson Sportster with our 1974 Indian MX74 Dirt Bike. Indian Motorcycle and Harley Davidson. By 1903 they were rivals. Now these 2 are room mates in my garage. Indian had a 2 year head start in the motorcycle industry. Interesting note: Indian started making bicycles and then made motorcycles. While Harley Davidson started with motorcycles and then made bicycles.

Our Sportster and Yamaha V Star are pictured here together (the 2 V Twins in the collection)

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Click here for Harry's Harley Davidson 3 wheeler page on the Flymall

Equipment Specifications
ManufacturerHarley Davidson
ModelSportster XLS 1000 CC
Detailed Information
Engine Specs
1000 CC Iron Head

Spark plugs are:
Harley Davidson - 4R5
Champion - RL82YC
Autolite - 4123

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Detailed Description
American Machine and Foundry (AMF) bought the nearly bankrupt Harley Davidson Motorcycle Company in 1969 for an undisclosed amount of money. AMF operated the company until 1981. In 1981, AMF sold the company to a group of 13 investors led by Vaughn Beals and Willie G. Davidson for $80 million.
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