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1947 Indian Chief Rebuild

1947 Indian Chief  Rebuilt by WWW.INDIANMCC.COM

This is a collection of twelve videos which document the different stages of the 1947  Chief project re-build.

These video’s encompass the pre-project footage, disassembly, reassembly and finally completed project.

The video complements the extensive photographic records established during the rebuild which are contained within the “Photograph and Video Library” page.

Click HERE to be taken to the STORY behind the motorcycle

Click HERE to be taken to the TOP of the “Photograph and Video Library” page.

9 - Fenders, wheels, Tanks

5 - Chassis Reassembly

3 - Engine Disassembly

2 - Engine out of frame

1 -  Pre Disassembly

1947 Chief first Start

VIDEO clip of the 1st attempt to start the bike after initial purchase.

Have you ever seen how much sweat an overweight Englishman attempting to put up a beach umbrella in 90 deg F of heat can produce!? … Well that has nothing on me trying to kick start the Chief in the Florida summer heat!

Click here and watch the YouTube clip of the event. (…if you’re watching on a laptop… turn it sideways!...)


Disassembly (3 parts)


Re-assembly (6 parts)


4 -  Transmission Reassembly

6 - Primary  Reassembly

11 - First ride returning

10 - First ride  setting off

7 -  Engine into Chassis

8 - Forks Hubs Headlight and Bars

Riding (2 parts)