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Author Topic: STREAMLINER 1959 Harley Davidson Powered, Mecum Auction Phoenix AZ March 2019.  (Read 206 times)
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« on: February 09, 2019, 06:23:48 PM »

Coming up at the Mecum Auction Phoenix AZ March 14-16, 2019.

Built and raced by Bill Burke of San Gabriel, California
Bonneville Nationals competitor in August of 1959
151.38 MPH achieved at the 1959 Bonneville Nationals
This car opened the 2008 Bonneville Nationals by being the first car to drive off the starting line
Meticulous, multi-year restoration by Jerry (Weeks) Baker of Indianapolis
Original body panels over a tubular chassis based on a British-built Cooper road racer
Original wheels and Goodyear tires
Harley-Davidson Knucklehead V-Twin engine
Harley-Davidson Servicar rear axle assembly
604-pound dry weight
Distinctive Yellow racing livery
Former owners include Bill Burke, Jim Deist, Jim Mann, Joe Baird and Jerry (Weeks) Baker
Restoration album, vintage photographs, magazines and videos are included in the sale
Appeared on the cover of the January of 1960 issue of “Hot Rod” magazine
Appeared on the cover of the August of 1960 issue of “Rod and Custom” magazine
Eligible for display at the Wally Parks NHRA Museum in Pomona, California
Sold on a Bill of Sale
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