1960 models

The model line up is not changed in 1960. Design changes include  a  2 piece headlight nacelle for the headlight shroud. Engine changes include stellite faced exhaust valves, oil control piston rings and heavier valve springs.

1960 sign
1960 sign

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 Here are some great sources for detailed information about Harley Davidson’s 1960 Panhead

How to restore your Harley-Davidson by Bruce Palmer 111

Riding vintage website

the Jocky Journal web forum

hydra-glide.com The panhead and flathead site

The Harley Davidson Panhead service manual 59-69

1960 models

modelengine typeactual displacementcompressionoptions
FL sport solo74 c.i.high compression73.66 c.i.7.25:1
FLF sport solo footshift74 c.i.high compression73.66 c.i.7.25:1F=foot shift
FLH super sport solo74 c.i.high compression73.66 c.i.8.0:1
FLHF super sport solo foot shift74 c.i.high compression73.66 c.i.8.0:1F=foot shift

NOTE: the ” F denoting foot shift will not be stamped in serial number.

1960 models available colors

paintstripesspeedometer
*blackWarner speedo with italic “Day-Glo” green numbers and hash marks with gold painted center
*skyline blue
*hi-fi red
*hi-fi green
*hi-fi blue
*birch white
police silver

*standard paint is two tone with standard color tank top and birch white side panels.

*extra cost hi-fi red, hi-fi green,hi-fi blue

* standard solid color could be ordered at no extra charge.

black

1948 panhead black paint color

skyline blue

hi-fi red

hi-fi green

hi-fi blue

birch white

police silver

1948 panhead police silver paint color