BSA C15 (1958-67)

Make Model: BSA C15, C15SS, C15T, C15S


Year: 1958 – 67
Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, OHV
Capacity: 249 cc / 15.2 cub in.
Bore and Stroke: 67 x 70 mm
Compression Ratio: C15, C15T: 8.0:1 C15SS: 8.75:1 C15S: 10.0:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Oil Capacity: C15, C15SS: 2.25 L / 4.76 US pints C15T, C15S: 2.75 L / 5.8 US pints
Carburetor: Amal
Exhaust: Single, steel, chrome
Starting: Kick start
Spark Plug: C15, C15T: Champion N5, gap 0.020 in. C15SS: Champion N4, gap 0.020 in. C 15S: Champion N3, gap 0.020 in.
Battery Capacity: 13 Ah
Max Power: 11 kW / 15 hp @ 5000 rpm
Clutch: 4 Friction plates
Transmission: 4-Speed
Final Drive: C1C5, C15SS: Chain, 112 pitches C15T, C15S: Chain, 123 pitches
Gear Ratios: C15: 1st 15.98 / 2nd 10.53 / 3rd 7.66 / 4th 5.98:1 C15SS: 1st 12.63 / 2nd 9.91 / 3rd 7.19 / 4th 5.98:1 C15T: 1st 28.53 / 2nd 22.05 / 3rd 14.67 / 4th 9.0:1 C15S: 1st 19.0 / 2nd 14.94 / 3rd 10.8 / 4th 9.0:1
Frame: Single loop with twin rails under engine
Steering Head Angle: C15, C15SS: 65 degrees C15T, C15S: 63 degrees
Steering Lock Angle: C15, C15SS: 50 degrees C15T, C15S: 60 degrees
Front Wheel Travel: 127 mm / 5 in

Rear Suspension: Pivoted fork
Rear Wheel Travel: 63 mm / 2.5 in.
Front Wheel: C15, C15SS: WM1-17 C15T, C15S: WM1-20
Rear Wheel: C15, C15SS: WM2-17 C15T, C15S: WM3-18
Front Tyre: C15, C15SS: 3.25 x 17 in. C15T, C15S: 3.00 x 20 in.
Rear Tyre: C15, C15SS: 3.25 x 17 in. C15T, C15S: 4.00 x 18 in.
Front Brake: 6.5 in., drum
Rear Brake: 6.5 in., drum
Dimensions: Length: C15, C15SS: 1981 mm / 78.0 in. C15T, C15S: 2045 mm / 80.5 in. Width: C15: 660 mm / 26 in. C15SS: 686 mm / 27 in. C15T, C15S: 800 mm / 31.5 in. Height: C15: 940 mm / 37 in. C15SS: 914 mm / 36 in. C15T: 1067 mm / 42 in. C15S: 1054 mm / 41.5 in.
Wheelbase: C15, C15SS: 1308 mm / 51.5 in C15T, C15S: 1314 mm / 51,75 in.
Ground Clearance: C15, C15SS: 127 mm . 5 in. C15T: 191 mm / 7.5 in. C15S: 178 mm / 7 in.
Seat Height: C15, C15SS: 762 mm / 30 in. C15T: 838 mm / 33 in. C15S: 813 mm / 32 in.
Dry Weight: C15, C15SS: 127 kg / 280 lbs C15T, C15S: 120 kg / 265 lbs
Fuel Capacity: C15: 11.5 L / 3.0 US gal C15SS: 13.6 L / 3.6 US gal C15T, C15S: 9.4 L / 2.5 US gal
Source: Wikipedia


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