1927 Indian Chief
Don of GRS Wholesalers from Nashua, New Hampshire, United States made available these photos of this 1927 Indian Chief. Although we do not have a lot of technical information on this vintage Indian motorcycle, you can see from these photographs that she is really in amazingly good shape, fit to be put on display in any technical museum worldwide.
1927 Indian Flathead Engine
The following photos show the 1927 Indian Chief Flathead engine.
Note the right hand suicide shift, right foot brake and left foot clutch. Riding this bike is not for the faint hearted...
1927 Indian Chief Front End
We have gathered these photos to show the front end of this vintage Indian Chief, with the typical Indian leaf spring front suspension. This is Indian's version of the springer forks.
Indian Chief Rear End
This 1927 Indian motorcycle has the classic rear end for the era. Note the open drum brake and the speedometer sprocket wheel.
1927 Indian Chief - Combined Gas and Oil Tank
As the Indian Flathead engine has a low profile, the gas tank fits underneath the motorcycle's top frame tubing. This underslung gas tank gives the Indian Chief an overall low appearance.
Note how the speedometer is lighted from above.
Indian Chief Seating Position
With the low profile of the Indian Chief, note how the sprung saddle ends up halfway above the gas tank.
Actually, this 1927 Indian Chief vintage motorcycle is currently for sale.
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