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Default 59h belt drive primary, what other surprises?

so I just picked up this 59 xlh hoping it was close to a stock motor, after peeking inside the primary fill hole I noticed it was converted to belt drive. Also, noticed this extra plugged hole under the front rocker box. Wondering what other goodies I'm going to find.




Does anyone know what belt setup this is?






I tried measuring the stroke through the spark plug holes and was coming up with 4.25". Anyone seen a motor only stroked to 4-1/4"?

What about these numbers on the flywheels? "794-4 20150"
Not finding anything from S&S or T&O

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Default Look in dr dicks 84 inch stroker thread

-4 is 4.437 stroke
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With the stock h outter appearance but modded inside i wonder if its got old dytch sleeper cyls, thatd be a cool find
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Look in dr dicks 84 inch stroker thread

-4 is 4.437 stroke

Stroke codes from post 25: http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...6&postcount=25
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Thanks guys, I did find that in the thread. I called S&S but they said those aren't their numbers. I asked if they might have coded things different in the sixties/seventies and her response was "no". It was a woman (not that it matters) and she was very confident in her answer. But, I'm thinking I'll trust people who I know have actually held these wheels in their own hands.
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With the stock h outter appearance but modded inside i wonder if its got old dytch sleeper cyls, thatd be a cool find
Nope. Stock ironhead barrels
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Front belt pulley looks almost like my BDL Belt Drive Pulley on my shovelhead. Belt looks new.

Hard to say who made what on belt drives. You can usually order generic replacement belts from good year though.

Edit:

Clutch hub belt splines look in good shape. No nicks or sharp edges. Looks to be in good shape and semi new.
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so I just picked up this 59 xlh hoping it was close to a stock motor, after peeking inside the primary fill hole I noticed it was converted to belt drive. Also, noticed this extra plugged hole under the front rocker box. Wondering what other goodies I'm going to find.









Does anyone know what belt setup this is?













I tried measuring the stroke through the spark plug holes and was coming up with 4.25". Anyone seen a motor only stroked to 4-1/4"?



What about these numbers on the flywheels? "794-4 20150"

Not finding anything from S&S or T&O





Very cool score!

I’m keen to know what else is going on in there


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so you have a grat lill stroker D.D. and I talked about them, T&O use to make 4 1/4" wheels, and they run nice and best of all they don't need a lot of special stuff to put together and are SMOOOOOTH...

As for the cams those are special.. The numbers you have on them is the opening and closing pattern .. so you have a 39°intake opening and 53° intake closing and a 44.5° exhaust opening with a 30° closing on front cylinder. I wonder who made them, they look pretty hefty.

Good score there a nice runner probably. lots O goodies.
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