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The 42 WLA models were produced after the battle of Pearl Harbour
Produced as a military vehicle they were based on the normal WL model
Production ceased after WWII ended but was resumed for the Korean war 1949 - 52
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
Sorry for delay - there has been a power outage & have only just got back onlinemy computer is updating now (of course) so this may take a while
I'll wait! I really want to know some fact on bike, based on engine number!
hi your vin comes out as a type VII made between September 1944 - August 1945m
I obviously have no data on your exact machines history
I have a copy of 1940-42 specifications & part no.s that I could attach if you'de like
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please do send!
OK Please bear with me while I transfer it from another computerI may have a service manual as well (somewhere)
I'm uploading to Dropbox.com & will send you a link soonestNot sure if you need an account, but it's free & easy anyway
Here is some other info that you may be interested inClick HERE
Here it is at lastClick HERE
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