Velocette Venom Scrambler (1958)

Make Model: Velocette Venom Scrambler


Year: 1958
Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder
Capacity: 499 cc / 30.5 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 86 x 86 mm
Compression Ratio: 8.75:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Dry sump
Carburetor: Amal 10TT9 Monobloc
Exhaust: Single
Spark Plug: Champion N3 or N4
Ignition: BTH racing magneto
Starting: Kick start
Max Power: 28.7 kW / 39 hp @ 6200 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed constant mesh, close ratio
Gear Ratios: 1st 16.65 / 2nd 11.41 / 3rd 8.58 / 4th 7.2:1
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Tubular cradle, rear sub-frame detachable
Dimensions: Length: 2260 mm / 89.0 in Width: 890 mm / 34.5 in Height: 1090 mm / 43.0 in
Wheelbase: 1365 mm / 53.75 in
Ground Clearance: 165 mm / 6.5 in
Seat Height: 838 mm / 33 in

Front Suspension: Telescopic fork with hydraulic damping and an offset wheel spindle
Rear Suspension: Woodhead-Monroe springs with hydraulic damping, later Armstrong and Girling
Front Brakes: 7 x 1 in. drum
Rear Brakes: 7 x 1 in. drum
Front Wheel: WM1 x 21 in
Rear Wheel: WM3 x 19 in
Front Tyre: 3.25 x 19 in or 3.00 x 21 in knobbies, Avon or Dunlop
Rear Tyre: 4.00 x 19 in knobbies, Avon or Dunlop
Dry Weight: 152 kg / 335 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 11.35 L / 3 US gal
Colours: Black with silver tank
Source: Wikipedia, Southriders-mc


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