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James C3. 1931. 500cc.  OHV De-Luxe Sports Single

Homepage  Pre war index 1931. 500cc models James C3
500cc ohv Rudge "Python" engine. 85mm x 88mm
Automatic dry sump lubrication
Amal carburettor - twist grip control
High tension magneto (Lucas)
Two large expansion chamber silencers
Three speed gearbox - James own make
James all metal multiplate clutch
6" brakes
Adjustable footrests - rubber  pads
James pattern forks with shock absorbers & steering damper
26" well section rims.  Timken wheel bearings
Goodyear heavy cord tyres - 26" x 3.25"
Wide, well stayed, deep domed mudguards
Front and rear stands & central prop stand
Tank finished in royal blue and chrome, gold lined. Optional black with 22ct gold lines or James brown, two shades, gold lined
Separate oil tank
Terry saddle
Knee grips, tool kit, tyre inflator
Tank, handlebar fittings, exhaust system, carburettor, gear lever, brake pedal chrome plated
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