Hendee indian

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  1. #1 Posted Jan 2, 2018

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Got any idea what year and model the Indian is? missing parts don't make fun of the fancy drag bars they were on it when I got it right before Christmas

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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    It's a 1925 or earlier.
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    I'll buy it if you want to sell it.
     
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    Nice project! got any more shots of it? closeups?
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Nice score. the fork might be wrong on it. The badge is 1923 or earlier but the serial number on the frame would be the key to dating it.
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    AC885713-C997-4B54-8D6C-1F12FA4EB16D.jpeg E9EB61FC-D016-4897-AD9F-0C039B6927FE.jpeg Oh yea I’m in on the want to purchase the project also this is a 23
     
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    Fork looks correct to me. Closeup shot would confirm.
     
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    Excuse the crap quality photo, but this is all I have at the moment. My 1916 Indian project.

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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    4706BC2C-33A8-43DC-B908-D93782AEFFBF.jpeg Nice. It Looks like the tank has been added on or some kind of cleaning...What’s up with the white stuff is it rust remover?. I could use one of those for my collection. ...:0 hers a close up of his fork looks like triple crown.
     
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  10. #10 Posted Jan 3, 2018

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    I'm with Redline on this one regarding the fork and needing serial to nail down year. I'm thinking 1922-23. @47jchiggins might be able to add something. V/r Shawn
     
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  11. #11 Posted Jan 3, 2018

    I live for the CABE

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    If all the components are correct and haven’t been changed, pedals, saddle (Troxel), head tube bearings cups etc., I would say 1920. The problem is, I’m not sure when they switched to the aluminum pedals and conventional head tube bearings, 22?..... serial number located on the bottom of the hanger bracket would really help out. Nice find, congrats !!!
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I’d say 1919-1920. Fork is correct. Nice find.
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Yep my bad... nice project. Im at awe on how many Indians are out there.. seems one comes out of the wood work every day.. amazing ...
     
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    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    In the interest of not confusing folks these should correctly be referred to as Westfield, and not Hendee, Indians. Westfield manufactured the bikes for Hendee. In Oct 1923 Hendee changed their name to Indian Motocycle (no "R"). V/r Shawn
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    It looks like someone painted over it and put there own stripes on it
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    where is the serial# located on these bikes might be covered up with paint I'm sure
     
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    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Underneath the crank hanger. Need to turn the bike upside down. V/r Shawn
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    K17475 I believe that's what it reads lighting is horrible no flashlight

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    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    I'm thinking about 1918. What do you think @47jchiggins ?
     
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    86D0182D-ED09-444C-A592-7A8A86A86817.jpeg Wait!....I can read it it’s says you need my stingray and $.....lol...