CHECK IT OUT!! Harley-Davidson WLC info!!

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CHECK IT OUT!! Harley-Davidson WLC info!!

Post by mbwlc » Sun May 20, 2007 8:20 am

Hello Guys,

CHECK IT OUT!! Harley-Davidson WLC info on Johan's WILLAERT website.

http://www.theliberator.be/liberator6.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


http://www.theliberator.be/liberator.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Great job Johan and big thanks!!

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Post by Frank » Sun May 20, 2007 1:01 pm

SUPER job Johan :!:
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Post by Johan WILLAERT » Sun May 20, 2007 1:05 pm

Thanks guys, it was a pleasure making these pages, as I have learned alot while making them....

I hope WLC owners find them useful.....

Johan
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Post by Johan WILLAERT » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:46 am

Ever since I published the WLC pages, I had listed scans of the WLC Modification Instructions as issued by the CREME.
I knew of a total of 8, but had only found 7 of them to put online...

Now thanks to a WLC owner, who sent me the missing N°7, they are all listed...
Number 7 lists the changeover of throttle and timing handles, brake and clutch...

http://www.theliberator.be/LiberatorIma ... tion7a.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.theliberator.be/LiberatorIma ... tion7b.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I do suspect I'm still missing a page or two of that N°7 Mod...

Other Mod Instruction can be found on this page:

http://www.theliberator.be/liberator6.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Enjoy,

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Post by Jeepfreek » Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:27 am

hi.very well done johan.regards jim.
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Post by dcartledge » Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:38 am

Great job,
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Post by gpready » Sat May 15, 2010 7:59 pm

I stumbled across this part of the "G" and saw this post. Great job on the site.

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Post by Johan WILLAERT » Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:43 am

I have just added a picture of yet another WLC used by the US Army during WW2...
http://www.theliberator.be/liberator3.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Happy New Year with lots of Liberator-fun to all!!!

Cheers,

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Westfield Columbia MG138969 & MG140418 (1943)
HD 42WLA31854 (1943)
Ford GPW272xxx (1945)
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John Wood M3A4 17564 (1943)
Johnston Lawn Mower Co RL35-A 1255 (1944)
BSA Mark V* T136102 (1944)
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Post by donk_316 » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:13 am

Hi, I have a bit of information for that Liberator site in regards to the NOS front rim and the spokes. The site is unsure if the spokes are painted or parkerized. I have a NOS front rim. the spokes are indeed parkerized
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Post by Johan WILLAERT » Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:08 pm

donk_316 wrote:Hi, I have a bit of information for that Liberator site in regards to the NOS front rim and the spokes. The site is unsure if the spokes are painted or parkerized. I have a NOS front rim. the spokes are indeed parkerized
Thanks, I'll change it the next time I update the site.
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Westfield Columbia MG138969 & MG140418 (1943)
HD 42WLA31854 (1943)
Ford GPW272xxx (1945)
Bantam T3 56433(Est) (1945)
John Wood M3A4 17564 (1943)
Johnston Lawn Mower Co RL35-A 1255 (1944)
BSA Mark V* T136102 (1944)
The Liberator

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Post by donk_316 » Mon Sep 05, 2011 2:57 pm

Sounds good. Just want to say i have had your site bookmarked for ages and always find a reason to reference something there. Nice work!
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Post by ktown69 » Thu May 28, 2015 5:16 pm

Dad on bike small.jpg
Willard Henry Hutson, Sgt.
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Hi,
This is my Dad on his bike. I'm not sure what model it is, but from other posts here it looks to be a Type II 42WLA(?) Not sure where the photo was taken, but he was in Germany at the end of WWII.
Does anyone have any thoughts on the picture. I did notice Dad is holding a cigar!
Thanks!

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Re: CHECK IT OUT!! Harley-Davidson WLC info!!

Post by Lib45 » Sun Nov 29, 2015 3:20 am

I'll walk you thru that pic:

- there's a Black out Lamp installed, and although not shrouded, it still makes it a type III and later.
- there's also a low ammobox, only adding up to a type IV and later.

The combination of the first patern fender and low ammobox makes it a type IV or early type V 42WLA.

Several parts have been painted white, like fendertips, edges and brackets, black out lamp and engine guards...not to mention the windscreen..
This picture is probably taken in the immediate postwar era, say autumn 1945 to summer '46.

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Post by Johan WILLAERT » Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:09 am

I bet that is the USA registration number on the front fender....
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Huffman D50546 (1942)
Westfield Columbia MG138969 & MG140418 (1943)
HD 42WLA31854 (1943)
Ford GPW272xxx (1945)
Bantam T3 56433(Est) (1945)
John Wood M3A4 17564 (1943)
Johnston Lawn Mower Co RL35-A 1255 (1944)
BSA Mark V* T136102 (1944)
The Liberator

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Re: CHECK IT OUT!! Harley-Davidson WLC info!!

Post by chris haynes » Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:16 pm

Here is the best source for information on the WLC.
http://howtorestoreyourharleydavidson.c ... Itemid=107
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