18th November 2019


What is a Shovelhead Chopper?

The Shovelhead Engine. The shovelhead motorcycle engine is one that many custom chopper owners are proud to own. This engine reflected refinements from the other types of V-Twin engines Harley had produced such as knucklehead and panhead engines.

In this manner, what is a Panhead motorcycle?

The panhead was an ohv Harley-Davidson motorcycle engine, so nicknamed because the rocker covers resembled cooking pans. The engine replaced the Knucklehead engine in 1948 and was manufactured until 1965 when it was replaced by the Shovelhead.

What is a Harley Davidson Ironhead?

The ironhead was a Harley-Davidson motorcycle engine, so named because of the composition of the cylinder heads (Iron instead of Aluminium). The engine is a two-cylinder, two valves per cylinder, pushrod V-twin. It was produced from 1957 until 1985 and was replaced by the Evolution engine in 1986.
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