59 brochureThe 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.

┬áHere 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.