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STEEL BUTTERFLY Eastern Fabrications

Steel Butterfly is a 1978 pan-shovel with 79 shovel cases, STD Panheads, S&S flywheels, Carillo rods, KB pistons and 84″ CID. Cylinder fins have been reshaped, and a Hunt magneto and, Super E carb fitted. All that is mate’ed to a H-D rotary top jockey shift, ’78 primary of Indian Larry chain design and loaded in a HD wishbone frame. In Lock’s own words: This bike has been through many incarnations. It was originally a 1978 Superglide. Next it became the “Rusty Buzzard” (old E-Fab bike), then a rat bike in Japanese style and now this. This is my personal bike. I know everything about it and have perfected it to the point where I’m not sure if it can be improved upon without completely starting over again. It runs great, has the right amount of power for its application, and is comfortable for me. It is 100% predictable after owning it for so long. The paint was done by Robert Pradke, who did an outstanding job. Heyltje Rose seat and saddlebag. Vintage car headlight

Built In: U.S.A. Bike Style: Cruiser

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Steel Butterfly Bike Specifications – Eastern Fabrications

Class Styling Cruiser
Featured Parts Brass / Copper AccentsKickstartOpen PrimaryMagnetoJockey / Suicide Shift
Frame Harley Davidson Frame
Gastank Softail / Cruiser Gastank
Handlebars / Risers Ape HangersCustom One Off Handlebars
Intake Cover Bird deflector CCA
Motor Brand Harley DavidsonS & S
Motor Config Shovel Pan
Motor Size (ci) 084ci
Oil tank Custom One Off
Paint Color(s) WhiteGold
Seat Solo SprungLeather / Handtooled
Suspension Front Conventional – Standard
Suspension Rear Rigid / Hardtail
Wheels Standard 40-80 spokes