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James. 1924. 240cc.  Model 8b

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240cc James two stroke engine 66mm x 70mm
26" x  2" wheels & tyres (beaded edge)
Front internal expanding hub brake
Rear rim brake - heel operated
Rear stand
Carrier with armoured toolbags
Semi-automatic sight feed lubrication with hand pump direct to main shaft & cylinder.  Also petroil mix in tank
Chain primary drive
Chain final drive
High tension magneto
'Approved type' carburettor
Footboards, rubber covered
Valanced mudguards
James two speed gearbox with clutch and kickstarter.  5.77:1 & 10.5:1 ratios
Chain case for primary drive
1 gallon petrol tank with 1 quarts oil compartment
James pan saddle
Black enamelled frame
Tank enamelled in brown (two shades) with red & gold lines
Wheel rims enamelled black
Parts subject to friction nickel plated
All other parts, rust proof black oxidized finish
Selling price - 45
Lucas Magdynette 8/ 5/- extra
M.L. Maglita 7/ 10/- extra
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