This book has been out of print since 1995! With overwhelming demand, Jerry Hatfield has updated this classic reference book, with 12 new pages, 68 new photographs, updated original photographs and updated the information for this new 2009 edition. Now spiral bound so it will lay flat on your workshop bench while referencing the photos during your restoration!
The “New Indian Motorcycle Restoration Guide 1932-1953”, describes the great Indian motorcycles in unparalleled detail, including the famed Scout, and Sport Scout, the rugged Chief V-Twin, the classic Four, and all other civilian models.
Each year and model is listed in comprehensive tables that cover the machines from front to rear, including everything from frames and cylinder heads to clips and fasteners. In 262 pages packed with more than 10,000 data entries and over 500 photos, the book shows complete motorcycles, individual components, and routing and placement of clips, cables, and assemblies. Special tables cover motor, generator, and carburetor specifications, as well as paint and plating. The captions describe the correct part numbers of the item pictured and point out incorrect restoration or factory inconsistencies. The book is extensively cross-referenced and thoroughly indexed, allowing easy access to specific information.
More than four years in the making, and 6 months in updating, “The New Indian Motorcycle Restoration Guide 1932-1953”, is the source for Indian collectors and restorers. This is Indian expert Jerry Hatfield’s eighth book about Indian motorcycles.