AJS Silver Streak 500 (1938)

Make Model: AJS Silver Streak 500


Year: 1938
Engine: Single cylinder, single port, push-rod OHV with polished heads and ports
Capacity: 498 cc / 30.4 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 82.5 x 93 mm
Compression Ratio: 5.9 or 7.1:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Dry sump
Oil Capacity: 2.8 L / 6 US pt
Exhaust: 1-into-1, high level
Induction: Amal carburetor
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 3.7 kW / 4.98 hp
Transmission: 4 Speed, Burman gearbox
Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratios: 1st 13.3 / 2nd 8.8 / 3rd 6.4 / 4th 5.0:1
Front Suspension: Girder fork
Rear Suspension: Rigid, spring loaded saddle
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Wheels: Chrome plated rims with wire spokes
Front Rim: 3.0 x 26

Rear Rim: 3.5 x 26
Dry Weight: 150 kg / 330 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 11 L / 3.0 US gal


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