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I have a Harley with engine #42wla65810. where could I find

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I have a Harley with engine #42wla65810. where could I find out when it was made and the story of the bikes origin?
Thank You,
Rick
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Bike-Doc replied 10 months ago.

Bike-Doc :

Hi Welcome to JustAnswer.

Bike-Doc :

The 42 WLA models were produced after the battle of Pearl Harbour

Bike-Doc :

Produced as a military vehicle they were based on the normal WL model

Bike-Doc :

Production ceased after WWII ended but was resumed for the Korean war 1949 - 52

Bike-Doc :

I will need a few minutes to investigate your exact VIN & so will switch this question to Q&A by email as you are marked Offline at the moment

Bike-Doc :

Sorry for delay - there has been a power outage & have only just got back online
my computer is updating now (of course) so this may take a while

Customer:

I'll wait! I really want to know some fact on bike, based on engine number!

Customer:

Thanks,

Bike-Doc :

hi your vin comes out as a type VII made between September 1944 - August 1945m

Bike-Doc :

I obviously have no data on your exact machines history

Bike-Doc :

I have a copy of 1940-42 specifications & part no.s that I could attach if you'de like

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Customer:

please do send!

Bike-Doc :

OK
Please bear with me while I transfer it from another computer
I may have a service manual as well (somewhere)

Customer:

thanks

Bike-Doc :

I'm uploading to Dropbox.com & will send you a link soonest
Not sure if you need an account, but it's free & easy anyway

Bike-Doc :

Here is some other info that you may be interested in

Click HERE

Customer:

Thanks!!!!

Bike-Doc :

Here it is at last
Click HERE

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Will send anything else when I can

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