59 brochure

59 brochure

The model line up is not changed in 1959. A new dash design for foot shift models includes a green neutral position light
New gas tank emblems called “arrow flight” emblems are designed.

 Here are some great sources for detailed information about Harley Davidson’s 1959 Panhead

How to restore your Harley-Davidson by Bruce Palmer 111

Riding vintage website

the Jocky Journal web forum

hydra-glide.com The panhead and flathead site

The Harley Davidson Panhead service manual 58-59

1959 models
model engine type actual displacement compression factory options
FL sport solo 74 c.i.high compression 73.66 c.i. 7.25:1 ___
FLF sport solo footshift 74 c.i.high compression 73.66 c.i. 7.25:1 F=foot shift
FLH super sport solo 74 c.i. high compression 73.73 c.i. 8.0:1 __
FLHF super sport solo foot shift 74 c.i. high compression 73.73 c.i. 8.0:1 f=footshift

NOTE: the ” F denoting foot shift will not be stamped in serial number.

1959 models available colors
paint stripes speedometer
black _____ Warner speedo with italic "Day-Glo" green numbers and hash marks with gold painted center
calypso red _____ _____
skyline blue _____ _____
*hi-fi red _____ _____
*hi-fi turqouise _____ _____
birch white _____ _____
police silver _____ _____

standard paint is two tone with standard color tank top and birch white side panels.

*extra cost hi-fi red and hi-fi turqouise.

* standard solid color could be ordered at no extra charge.