Utilizing a late style xl starter motor and via gear and chain reduction, torque is applied to a stem gear meshed with the oem 16 tooth kick starter gear. The starter motor 9 tooth gear is always engaged for quiet operation and longevity. The RSES drive train is disengaged at the oem starter clutch via proprietary parts. A PATENT IS PENDING.
An electric start oil tank and 12-volt battery are required. NOTE-- One may retain the 6 volt electrical system if willing to relocate the H2 battery to a saddlebag or sidecar. Of course, one must install a maintenence-free softail-sized battery in the oil tank to start the bike. The starting battery charge is maintained daily via an external battery charger. The panhead illustrated to the right starts on 12 volts and runs on 6 volts!
The $1095 price includes the starter motor. Our oil tank kits sell for $295, and are available with oem style flare fittings.
See the Product page for more information.
On Greg Lew's Facebook Panhead site (Click here!), he mentions my red 54 pan--the one in the video below. To update all, as shown in attached photo, the red 54 was destroyed by a gal ignoring a stop sign, and ironically I now need an electric start on my Bobber, as the bike and my kicking knee were both destroyed in the accident! Look for this black Bobber at the Sunshine meet and others.
I recall meeting Greg and I appreciate his quick deduction that this is NEW technology for OLD iron and that it is imperative to inform the vintage riders-- so they stop selling or parking their machines when they are unable to kick!
He also understands my starter does NOT CHANGE YOUR PRIMARY SIDE AT ALL. That is new!!
Money back guaranteed and have had zero returns; 100 units built and counting. Keeping greybeards, accident victims, wounded vets and others on their vintage 4 speed iron since 2006.
KICK 'EM WHILE YOU CAN!
Thanks again, Russ Peterson
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