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Chinese Replicating Of The Iconic Harley-Davidson Sportster V-Twin Motor

If you’re familiar with your Harley-Davidson history, you’ll know that the all-American company nearly went bankrupt in the early 1980s. It took a dramatic, last minute bailout by Willie G. Davidson, the grandson of the founder of Harley-Davidson, to put the company back on track.

That process all began with refreshing the heart of any Harley-Davidson — the V-twin motor. The old pushrod Shovelhead and Ironhead engines were out, and the brand new Evolution V-twin designed by Willie G Davidson himself was in. It turned out to be the motor that would bring Harley-Davidson back from the brink of extinction. Available in two capacities, it powered pretty much every Harley that rolled off the assembly line.

00:00 SAY IT ISN’T SO!!!!!

00:57 Best motor Harley Davidson made and they let the patent run out

02:18 I feel like we should have a funeral for the evo motor

03:15 The 40% tariffs

04:40 They’re stealing everything from us

05:47 The specs for the Shineray 1200

06:52 What kind of quality control

07:40 Let’s debate this

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