AJS Silver Streak 500

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AJS Silver Streak 500
Production 1939
Class Classic
air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, OHV
Bore / Stroke 81.3mm x 81.3mm
Compression ratio 7.1:1
Horsepower 4.96 HP (3.7 KW) @ 4000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: girder fork
Rear: hardtail, sprung seat
Brakes Front: drum
Rear: drum
Front Tire 3.0 x 26
Rear Tire 3.5 x 26
Weight 150.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The AJS Silver Streak 500 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, OHV Classic motorcycle produced by AJS in 1939. Claimed horsepower was 4.96 HP (3.7 KW) @ 4000 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 81.3mm bore x 81.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 498.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 3.0 x 26 front tire and a 3.5 x 26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via drum in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a girder fork while the rear was equiped with a hardtail, sprung seat.

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The 1938 AJS Silver Streak 500 sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 498cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a four-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 5 horsepower. This classic two-wheeler also comes with a girder fork in the front, a rear hardtail suspension, a single sprung seat, a blacked-out frame, wide handlebars, laced wheels, a drum braking system, and a 11-liter (3-gallon fuel tank).