Raw Steel – 1978 Harley-Davidson Shovelhead Custom

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Starting as a ’78 FLH, this bike has been converted into a custom by the seller over the last 5 years. The most distinctive feature is the raw steel finish, which does not have a clear coat on it (so you’ll have to paint it, clear coat it, or stay diligent about keeping the finish maintained.


The seller says he keeps the bike out of the rain and if it gets some flash rust he hits it with steel wool and WD40. The bike has not been ridden in the last year but the seller says everything works. It features a rare aluminum swingarm with an orbital axle adjuster, fresh 4 speed transmission, Morris magneto, Rivera clutch, Tokico brakes, custom exhaust, Progressive suspension, and a few cosmetic pieces. The tires and grips should be replaced soon. The engine was rebuilt 7-8 years ago with a 88 cubic inch big bore kit. Less than 10,000 miles have been put on the motor since.


Find this custom Shovelhead for sale in Austin, Texas with bidding up to $4,206 and the reserve not yet met