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Harley-Davidson Servi-Car

The Servi-Car was a three-wheeled utility manufactured by Harley-Davidson from to 1973.

Concept and uses

The was designed during the Great when Harley-Davidson was desperate to its product base to increase Targeted at the automotive service the vehicle was designed to be towed a car to be delivered to a customer; when the car was at its destination, the driver would the Servi-Car and ride back to the For this reason, it was available a tow bar at the front and a large 60 Ah battery.

In to its intended use for car delivery and retrieval, the was also popular as a utility for small businesses and mobile They proved to be particularly with the police departments, of which still used into the 1990s.


The models offered in the first year of production

G — with small box and tow bar

GA with small box and no tow bar

GD — large box and no tow bar

GE — with box and air tank

In 1933, the GDT, large box and tow bar, was added to the

In 1942, the small and large were replaced with a intermediate-sized box that was manufactured for Davidson by the Chas. Abresch Co. in Wisconsin . A gold, red, and water transfer decal this company was affixed to the top of the box lid. This box lasted 1966, after which it was by a fiberglass box; all preceding were made from AAOK Servi-Car gallery ]


The engine initially by the Servi-Car was the 45 cubic inch used in the 1932-36 R model. It was in 1937 to the engine used in the W which differed mainly in a recirculating oil system instead of the system of the R. The W flathead engine until the end of production in 1973, the W solo series being by the K series in 1952.

An electric became available on the Servi-Car in making it the first civilian with an electric starter, one before the debut of the Electra .


When the Servi-Car was in 1932, it used the same as the R solo model. This was the next year by a constant-mesh with three speeds and a gear.

Chassis and suspension

Servi-Car with springer

The Servi-Car was designed for the road of the day, where surface might still be crude and It had a rigid rear axle a differential. The rear axle had a of. similar to the track of most cars.

This was done so the vehicle could use the same that had been made by cars.

A prototype of the Servi-Car rear suspension had been and was found to be unstable. The production had its axle mounted directly to the with no suspension at all.

Until 1957, the front of the Servi-Car were the springer-type forks used on the R-series and solo motorcycles. From on, the Servi-Car would use Hydra-Glide forks .


As introduced, the had a drum brake on the front and another drum brake the rear axle housing, both rear wheels. In the braking system was upgraded to a drum brakes on each A hydraulic rear brake was introduced in 1951.

The very Servi-Cars, built late in last model year, have disc brakes on all wheels.

Harley-Davidson Servi-Car


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