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1957 Road Rocket muffler
« on: 02.08. 2013 13:14 »
Hi guys,

Does anyone know if the proper 1957 muffler has welded on hangers or the bolt on like the later models with the slot on the back side?  Could be a deal in the making if it is the first style..........

As always, thanks for your advice

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Re: 1957 Road Rocket muffler
« Reply #1 on: 02.08. 2013 13:55 »
G'day Joe. They would be welded on brackets. The other type are aftermarket universal type.
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Re: 1957 Road Rocket muffler
« Reply #2 on: 02.08. 2013 21:12 »
As usual, thanks much Muskrat!  You are a real treasure to this website.  Thanks for all you do for all the members.

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2009 Harley Electra Glide Classic
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1970 Harley Sportster Chopper
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Re: 1957 Road Rocket muffler
« Reply #3 on: 03.08. 2013 00:10 »
Further to that, the 1957 muffler is cylindrical and changed to cigar shaped in 1958.
I think the slotted mufflers came in 1960.

Trev.

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Re: 1957 Road Rocket muffler
« Reply #4 on: 03.08. 2013 03:53 »
I didn't know that Trev. Just another instant of them cutting costs I supose.
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