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History of the Shovelhead Engine

· Harley-Davidson

There is no bike on the road that looks like a Harley-Davidson. Over the manufacturer’s century-long history, the look of the Harley has changed and the true enthusiast can tell the year of a bike at a glance. One of the most obvious clues is the distinctive Harley engine.

For twenty years, Harleys got their look from the Shovelhead engine, the engine that...

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