Harley-Davidson Servi-Car

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Project by sheetzy posted 03-22-2015 12:01 AM 3543 views 8 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well … it took a while, but I had a blast making this! It’s an old servi-car with a springer front end, knucklehead engine, hand-dovetailed storage box in rear, and tombstone taillights. Made it as authentic as possible from looking at just a few old pictures on the Internet; no plans. Considering turning it into a rocker; not sure yet. It’s quite heavy. Hope you enjoy viewing these pics. I sure had fun making it. More motorcycles are on the drawing board.

-- Sheetzy

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Scott Oldre

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#1 posted 03-22-2015 12:32 AM

That is a rock’n bike. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 03-22-2015 12:36 AM

I’m afraid to ask how long this one took……one of the best projects I’ve seen in a long time. This needs to be on display in a Harley shop.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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Jim Sellers

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#3 posted 03-22-2015 12:53 AM

Man!! that’s a nice looking trike. Do the wheels spin so that it’s free rolling?

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#4 posted 03-22-2015 01:21 AM

It’s very cool “as is” but making it move on a rocker would make it even cooler!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#5 posted 03-22-2015 01:22 AM

Fantastic! ready for the cop to put out parking tickets!

When I was younger—by a lot—the city we lived closest too used those for parking cops rides in the restricted areas. There were even a few like it that sold ice-cream during the 40 days of summer that ND has.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 03-22-2015 08:06 AM

I am in awe. What a nice build. Thanks fr sharing.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#7 posted 03-22-2015 09:56 AM

I’m wth this guy

I m afraid to ask how long this one took……one of the best projects I ve seen in a long time. This needs to be on display in a Harley shop.

- AlBCuttnWud

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#8 posted 03-22-2015 10:28 AM

WOHA, one after my own heart. What a great build. I enjoy build from scratch and no store bought plans. GREAT job man!!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 03-22-2015 10:37 AM

I bet it gets great mileage.
I agree with above. This would look great on display in a Harley shop…..................

-- mike...............

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#10 posted 03-22-2015 10:45 AM

Totally agree on the Harley shop with, of course a nice name tag on it. Or send the pic to Harley Headquarters and await the response. Really well done – thanks for sharing this.

-- DonB

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#11 posted 03-22-2015 12:04 PM

That is one nice model, love the knucklehead…. nice touch.
I could see my young grandson coasting down the driveway in this one…..... very nice.
Maybe you should consider marketing a plan for it ???

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#12 posted 03-22-2015 12:30 PM

You have made a great model of the Servi car. Looks fantastic Personally I would not turning it into a rockler. That would make it a toy and now it’s a piece of art.


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#13 posted 03-22-2015 03:17 PM

That very cool. It looks like a fun project!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#14 posted 03-22-2015 03:59 PM

You didn’t say it was for the grandkids… so stay off that beauty… it would be ashame to break it. :-0…

nice work.

-- Jeff NJ

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#15 posted 03-22-2015 04:06 PM

Absolutely amazing! The fenders, wheels and tires look like they were cut from a solid piece of wood!
You should be very proud!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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