Indian Motorcycle ~ Rider's Instruction Book ~ 1931

This is a quality reprint of the American Indian Motorcycle Rider’s Manual.  Originally published in 1931, it provides a wealth of information for the Indian Rider.  This is not like a modern operator’s manual that just point out where the fuses are.  There are serious tune up procedures, wiring diagrams, lubrication, and much more.  If you are going to ride an Indian, you should have a copy of this manual.

From the Manual:

~ Word to the Indian Rider

 Use this Manual in keeping your INDIAN in tip top condition. It was written and printed just for you as an INDIAN Rider. You will find an index in the last section, which tells you accurately just where to find any instructions contained in this booklet.

 Extra care given to your motorcycle during its first 1000 miles will repay you in length and satisfaction of service.

 Moving parts are closely fitted or adjusted at the factory and high speeds must be approached gradually to give these parts a chance to be properly "run in." Refrain from sustained high speeds with a new machine and never race your motor while the motorcycle is at rest.

 See page 32 for instructions on breaking in your new motor.

 Follow your motor lubrication and lubrication charts carefully. Results obtained will repay you in improved performance and minimum repair costs.

 FOR INDIAN SCOUT AND 74, READ SECTION I, PAGES 4 to 14.

 AND FOR INDIAN 4 INSTRUCTIONS, TURN TO SECTION II, PAGES 15 to 21.

 Become well acquainted with your INDIAN dealer! While the care of an INDIAN Motocycle is a comparatively simple matter, even to an inexperienced person, nevertheless there are certain adjustments and repairs which require the skilled mechanic.

 For major repairs or adjustments, you should take your motorcycle to your INDIAN dealer, where it will receive the particular attention of factory trained mechanics, using genuine INDIAN service materials.

 Paying a fair price for a few minutes' work to an experienced man is more satisfactory than putting in several hours of uncertainty yourself on the same task.

 Yours for Service,

 INDIAN MOTOCYCLE COMPANY

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