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5-Speed Transmission as pictured, direct bolt in replacement
on 1970-84, for the 4-speed unit. Completely assembled using
replica gears, shafts and transmission case. All internal parts
interchange with stock 5-speed components. Available with late
clutch release mechanism. Use 1980-84 FXR 5-speed trans-
mission sprocket with offset so teeth are closer to trans case.
Inner primary must be clearanced for final fitting. Available with
late clutch release mechanism for 1987-up type cable.
VT No. 17-0015
S&S 5-Speed Transmission Case for 4-Speed Big Twins. The
4-5 Speed case is designed for 4-Speed Big Twin frames and
includes shift lever adjustment screw, shifter shaft guide, all
studs and dowel pins required for assembly. Requires shorter
countershaft for assembly and countershaft needle bearing for
VT No. Item
43-1051 Case Assembly
17-0548 Shorter Countershaft
12-0394 Countershaft Needle Bearing
43-4605 FX Starter/Battery Box Bracket
43-4606 FL Starter/Battery Box Bracket
21-4750 FX Shifter Linkage Kit
21-4756 FL Shifter Linkage Kit
5 Speed Conversion
4-Speed Transmissions include Replica
Cast Case internal
parts, chrome kicker cover and components, clutch rod,
throwout bearing, natural finish ratchet top with chrome dust
cover, arm, mount studs, clutch hub nut, seal and key, fully
assembled for Big Twins.
1970-84 models feature case with mount lugs to accept alu-
minum inner primary covers. Speedo drive gear supplied is
1:1 ratio. Torrington needle bearings used throughout. VT
No.s 17-0012, 17-0013 will accept belt or chain final rear
drive which accepts electric start.
Note: The shift pattern will be reversed when installed in mid-
shift models as it has the FL type ratchet top to be used with
forward controls.
VT No. Ratio Year
17-0005 3.00 1970-84 FLH
17-0006 2.44 1970-84 FX
17-0012* 3.00 1970-84 FL with Rotary Top
17-0013* 2.44 1970-84 FX with Rotary Top
*Note: Available with 1979-85 type with Rotary Top.
1970-84 Ratchet Top
Style Pictured
1984-85 FXST, 1985-86 FXWG 4 Speed Transmission
Assembly includes all internal parts assembled in a replica
case, chrome kicker cover and components, rotary top, mount
studs and clutch hub nut. Fully assembled unit will accept belt
or chain final rear drive and features later mainshaft to accept
1984-90 clutch hub and components. Fits FXB models by sub-
stitution of rotary shift linkage.
VT No. 17-0017
4-Speed Replica
17-0005 Left Side View