1963 brochure

1963 brochure

There are no model changes in 1963.New features include new gas tank emblems.
Redesigned cylinders with oil passages on right side. Right crankcase now has external oil line boss.
wider rear brake shoes. Round turn signal housings. One piece kick start pedal.
Fiber glass saddle bags.

¬†Here are some great sources for detailed information about Harley Davidson’s 1963 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 59-69

[table caption=”1963 models” width=”1000″ colwidth=”100|50|50″ colalign=”left|left|center|left|right”]
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.

[table caption=”1963 models available colors” width=”1000″ colwidth=”25|25|25″
black,_____,black face large silver numbers tombstone shaped  brushed aluminum center,

tango red,_____,_____,

horizon metallic blue,_____,no chip available,

*hi-fi red,_____,_____,

*hi-fi purple,_____,no chip available,

*hi-fi turquoise,_____,_____,
birch white,_____,_____,

police silver,_____,_____,



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

*extra cost hi-fi red, hi-fi purple,hi-fi turquoise.

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