These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 1940 Indian Chief.
TypeCustom / cruiser
Displacement1210.00 ccm (73.83 cubic inches)
Bore/Stroke83.0 x 113.0 mm (3.3 x 4.4 inches)
Fuel Economy & Polution
Rear SuspensionPlungertype with coil springs
Alt. Seat Height
Wheelbase1,540 mm (60.6 inches)
Wheels & Brakes
Front BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Front Brake Diameter
Rear BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear Brake Diameter
It appears you're interested in specifications for the Indian Chief. This Custom / cruiser model is powered by a V2, four-stroke engine with 1210.00 ccm (73.83 cubic inches) of actual displacement before compression. Fueling is metered via Carburettor. Linkert allowing this machine to produce its horsepower and torque. According to our records engine heat of the Indian Chief is moderated by . You'll need to get familiar with the transmission and pay attention to final drive Chain maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is and the rear is . The entire package is supported by the frame, . We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Expanding brake (drum brake) front brakes and Expanding brake (drum brake) rear brakes. The Indian Chief was launched in 1940, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.