AJS Model E1 1925 (1925)

The AJS Model E1/E2 is a vintage motorcycle from 1925, featuring a V-twin, side valve engine with a capacity of 799 cc. The engine has a detachable head and aluminium pistons, and is air-cooled with a total loss lubrication system. It comes equipped with a Binks carburetor and an enclosed Lucas magneto for the ignition. The bike has a 3-speed transmission with a chain final drive and a multi-plate clutch with cork inserts. The frame is made of heavy gauge tubing with steel panelling, and the bike has both front and rear drum brakes. The wheels are interchangeable and are fitted with Dunlop Cord Heavy Non-skid tyres. The bike has a wheelbase of 1448 mm and a ground clearance of 127 mm. The dry weight of the bike is 143 kg, and it has a fuel capacity of 10.2 litres. The estimated top speed of the bike is 80 km/h, and it is available in black enamel.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: AJS Model E1 / E2

Year: 1925

Engine: V-twin, side valve, detachable head, aluminium pistons
Capacity: 799 cc / 48.8 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 74 x 93 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Total loss lubrication system with hand pump (Pelgrin mechanical pump optional)
Oil Capacity: 1.1 L / 1.2 US gt
Exhaust: 2-into-1
Induction: Binks carburetor
Ignition: Enclosed Lucas magneto, handlebar control
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 5.96 kW / 7.99 hp
Clutch: Multi plate with cork inserts
Transmission: 3-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratio: 1st 16.0 / 2nd 9.0 / 3rd 5.0:1

Frame: Heavy gauge tubing throughout, with steel panelling
Front Suspension: Rigid
Rear Suspension: Rigid, spring loaded saddle
Front Brakes: Internal expanding drum, operated by right foot pedal
Rear Brakes: Internal expanding drum, operated by left foot pedal
Wheels: Interchangeable
Front Tyre: 700 x 80 mm, Dunlop Cord Heavy Non-skid
Rear Tyre: 700 x 80 mm, Dunlop Cord Heavy Non-skid
Wheelbase: 1448 mm / 57 in
Ground Clearance: 127 mm / 5 in
Dry Weight: 143 kg / 316 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 10.2 L / 2.7 US gal
Top Speed (estimated): 80 km/h / 50 mph
Colours: Black enamel

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