TM9-879 ~ Technical Manual ~ Motorcycle, Solo ~ Harley Davidson ~ WLA ~ Maintenance

This is a quality reprint of the US Army's, Harley Davidson WLA maintenance manual.  Originally printed in October of 1943, It provides information for maintaining and major repairs of these fine machines.

From the Manual:


 a. This technical manual is published for the information and guidance of the using arm personnel charged with the operation, maintenance, and minor repair of this materiel.

 b. In addition to a description of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, this manual contains technical information required for the identification, use, and care of the materiel. The manual is divided into two parts. Part One, section I through section VI, gives vehicle operating instructions. Part Two, section VII through section XXV, gives vehicle maintenance instructions to using arm personnel charged with the responsibility of doing maintenance work within their jurisdiction.

c. In all cases where the nature of the repair, modifications, or adjustment is beyond the scope or facilities of the unit, the responsible ordnance service should be informed so that trained personnel with suitable tools and equipment may be provided, or proper instructions issued.


a. This technical manual, together with TM 9-1879, supersedes and replaces the following Quartermaster Corps publications:

 (1)    TM 10- 1175—Maintenance manual, motorcycle, solo, Harley Davidson (Model 42-WLA), 11 September 1941.

 (2)    TM 10-1177—Maintenance manual, motorcycle, solo, Harley Davidson (Models 1940-41-42), 11 September 1941.

 (3)    TM 10-1331—Maintenance manual, motorcycle, chain drive Harley-Davidson (Model 42 WLA, solo).

 (4)    TM 10-1359—Instruction folder (45-A) motorcycles, solo, Harley-Davidson (Model 1941 WLA 45), 25 November 1941.

 (5)    TM 10-1361—Instruction folder (45-B) motorcycle, solo, Harley-Davidson (Model 1941 WLA 45), 25 November 1941.

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