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James J18. 1938. 98cc Autocycle.

Homepage  Pre war index 1938. 98cc models James J18
Villiers Junior 98cc single speed engine
Two plate clutch
Petroil lubrication.  16:1
Villiers single lever carburettor with handlebar lever control
Direct lighting set from flywheel magneto
Compression release valve
26" wheels
Dunlop 26" x 2" tyres
9 pint tank finished in black, lined gold
Tank is mounted on rubber bushes
Tubular section rear stand
Pressed steel carrier
Aluminium silencer beneath engine.  Secondary "sausage" silencer and tailpipe
Mud flap to front mudguard
Black enamel finish with chrome to bright parts
Large toolbox & toolkit, bulb horn, licence holder and tyre inflator
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