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1966 Harley-Davidson FLH Electra-Glide


1966 Harley-Davidson FLH Electra-Glide Pictures
Windshield, dual spotlights, and a backrest for the Buddy Seat were all popular accessories.
Windshield, dual spotlights, and a backrest for the Buddy Seat were all popular accessories.

The 1966 Harley-Davidson FLH Electra-Glide motorcycle got increased horsepower thanks to its new "Shovelhead" engine, but it was still slowed by drum brakes front and rear.

The new Shovelhead engine had valve covers resembling inverted shovel blades, hence the name.
The new Shovelhead engine had valve covers resembling inverted shovel blades, hence the name.
The Electra-Glide's numerous chromed trim details were popular selling points.
The Electra-Glide's numerous chromed trim details were popular selling points.
"Electra-Glide" referred to the electric-start system.
"Electra-Glide" referred to the electric-start system.
Harley has always done robust business in the sales of factory-approved chrome trim dress-up items.
Harley has always done robust business in the sales of factory-approved chrome trim dress-up items.

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