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James K16. 1939. 148cc.

Homepage  Pre war index 1939. 148cc models James K16
Villiers 148cc twin port engine
Flywheel magneto ignition
Three speed gearbox with tank mounted lever
Villiers carb
Tank finished in black with "streamline" panel in silver lined in gold.  Oil measure in filler cap
Large front chaincase fully enclosing the dynamo drive  with oil chamber and inspection cover
Deep and wide ribbed section mudguards.  Both valanced.  Rear has detachable rear portion
Well section rims chrome plated, red lined
Goodyear 25" x 3" tyres
Adjustable footrests with rubber pads
Twin exhaust pipes, large silencers.  Chromed
Terry saddle
Lucas 6 volt dynamo lighting set with large headlamp, dimmer switch, tail lamp and voltage control unit
Large toolbox & toolkit, rear carrier, legshields, grease gun, tyre inflator, licence holder, horn and knee grips
Black enamel.  Chrome plate to bright parts
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