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James. 1924. 600cc.  Model 16

Homepage  Pre war index James Model 16
600cc James 4 h.p. engine 86mm x 103mm
26" x 3" wheels and tyres
Powerful internal band front brake - hand applied
Large diameter rear internal expanding band brake - pedal operated
Front & rear stands
Footboards - rubber covered
Tubular carrier with armoured pannier bag(s)
Special wide 'D' section mudguards
Semi-automatic sight drip feed lubrication with auxiliary hand pump
'Approved type' carburettor
Pan saddle
All chain drive
Shock absorber fitted to engine sprocket
Light Q.D. chain guards
James three speed gearbox, clutch and kickstarter. 
Ratios 5.5, 9.68 & 18.42:1 (Solo ratios 5.17, 9.1 & 17.3:1)
High tension magneto
Back enamel finish.  Tank enamelled in 'James' brown (two shades) lined red and gold
Parts subject to friction are nickel plated.  All other parts, including wheel have special black oxidized finish
Price solo 65.  With Standard sidecar 85
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