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James. 1924. 500cc.  Model 12

Homepage  Pre war index James Model 12
500cc James engine (3 h.p.)
64mm x 77mm - 50 V-twin
26" x 2" wheels and tyres to fit 2" rims
Front & rear hub brakes
High-tension magneto
'Approved' type carburettor
2 gallon tank with 2 quarts oil
Semi automatic sight drip oil feed with auxiliary hand-pump
Front & rear stands
Chain drive by ⅝" x " Renold chain
3 speed gearbox with clutch & kickstarter
Ratios - 5.86,  9.5,  16.65 :1
Best quality pan saddle
Adjustable sports type handlebar ensuring comfortable position for touring or speed events
Light, quickly detachable chain guards
Carrier with metal sided, leather-faced toolbags
Shock absorber fitted to engine sprocket
Frame enamelled black.
Wheel rims enamelled black
Tank enamelled brown (two shades) with red & gold lines
Parts subject to friction, nickel plated

Standard type 70 nett cash
De Luxe type with detachable rear wheel 73 nett cash
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