1946 Indian RetroChief
Price: $18 600 ≈ €17093 ≈ £14671
Item location: Henrico, Virginia, US
1946 Indian Chief. This is a custom built bike; professionally created as a ‘Retro' model using many original parts starting with a 1946 Indian Chief motor and frame (matching numbers) Motor Number: CDE3005 B, Tank shift (3 Speed), foot clutch which have been upgraded using all new wiring harness with 12 Volt electrical components and totally rebuilt Corbin Speedometer. This bike offers the benefits of current technology used to create a vintage bike experience; capable of reliable long distance riding. Motor and transmission completely rebuild using all new lower and upper components,wheels using new rims, spokes, and professionally rebuilt, trued, and balanced, as well as new transmission case, gear set, and clutch components. Bike was taken down to the frame and repainted using Urethane Paint – color – Mello Yellow (code LB1D) on tanks, chain cover, and fenders. Original Indian leather seat. Bike has the original 74” motor; completely rebuilt by local professional bike shop in 2013,with original Linkert M44 carburetor driven by internal throttle and spark advance. Comes with Original Service manual, windshield (not shown), leather saddle bags (not shown). Clear title. Has been in storage for several years but is ready to ride.
The engine number stamped on case is CDF 3005 B (See Photo) The Frame number appears to be 31G 3005 Original listing had the number with an "E" and it should have been an "F".
Due to difficulty viewing and getting picture of the "Frame Number" it is quite possible that the number is actually "346 3005".