1931 Special

RUDGE MODEL SPECIFICATION

WHEELS

WM2x19 (f), WM2x19 (r). interchangeable with black enamelled rims. Bolt on rear sprocket.

MUDGUARDS

Inverted 5 1/2” U section, unvalanced, front and rear. Rear with hinged tail section.

TANKS

Petrol tank chrome plated with lined black panels. Single offset CEE-ESS type filler with front fitted petrol balance pipe. Single bolt damper arm fixing.

ENGINE

4 valve 499cc with cast iron open valve cylinder head, parallel inlet valves and parallel exhaust. Rockers carried on cast pillars.18mm side plug. Carburetter flange sits proud of cylinder head finning. Rear mounted round ML magneto and forward mounted short Miller DM3G dynamo (when lights fitted). Oil feed to rear of cylinder. Cast oblong plain rocker box.

BRAKES

8” front and rear, coupled with steel shoes.

ELECTRICS (OPTIONAL)

Miller 7” headlamp with No 74E 6-0-6 'Lighthouse' ammeter and 39E rear lamp.

TRANSMISSION

4 speed gearbox with hand change on RHS of tank. Steel or identical cast aluminium primary chain cover.

CARBURETTER

Amal type 6/141 long body with Amal straight pull twist grip control.

EXHAUST SYSTEM

Twin 1 _” low-level downpipes into Rudge ‘can’ type silencers and 6” fishtails.

STANDARD FITTINGS

Rear carrier (at no extra charge), 1” handlebars with folded type inverted levers and steering damper. Single toolbox fitted to offside of machine. Spanner adjusted fork shock absorber. Pressed steel centre stand. Open ended ‘D’ section forks.

EXTRAS

Chrome plated petrol tank with black or maroon panels and black with maroon guards & tank panels. Smith’s trip/non trip speedometer, Smith’s 8 day clock in damper arm, Bonniksen speedometer, legshields, electric horn and Lucas No 63 bulb horn. Optional 2 lever control to carburetter.


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