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BSA Motorcycles

BSA 1964 Specifications

CAPACITY

650 c.c.

500 c.c.

350 c.c.

250 c.c.

175 c.c.

MODEL

Spitfire Hornet A65

Lightning Rocket A65

Thunderbolt Rocket A65

Royal Star 650 A65

Cyclone A50-2 C

Cyclone Comp. A50-2 CC

Royal Star 500 A50

350 Sports B40

Enduro Star B40 T

Starfire Scrambler C15S

Starfire

Roadster C15SR

Starfire Trails-Cat C15 T

Sport Star SS80

250 Star C15

Super Bantam D7 DIR

Super Bantam D7 BAT

Trail Bronc D7 TB

Bore (mm.)

75

75

75

75

65-5

65 5

65 5

79

79

67

67

67

67

67

61 5

61 5

61 -5

Stroke (mm)

74

Full Race

74

74

74

74

74

74

70

70

70

70

70

70

70

58

58

58

Cam design

Full Race

Full Race

Touring

Sports

Full Race

Touring

Scrambles

Trials

Scrambles

Scrambles

Trials

Scrambles

Scrambles

-

_

_

Compression ratio

9 to 1

9 to 1

9 to 1

9 to 1

9 to 1

m to 1

9 to 1

9 to 1

7 to 1

10 to 1

10 to 1

8 to 1

10 to 1

8 to 1

7-4 to 1

7-4 to 1

7-4 to 1

Ignition type

Energy

Transfer

Twin

Coil

Twin

Coil

Twin

Coil

Energy

Transfer

Energy

Transfer

Twin

Coil

Coil

Energy Transfer

Energy

Transfer

Energy

Transfer

Energy

Transfer

Coil

Coil

Magneto

Magneto

Magneto

Full battery lighting equipment

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Full direct lighting equipment

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

Lighting coils only, no other equipment

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Semi-

Upswept

Exhaust type

Upswept

Down-

swept

Down-

swept

Down-

swept

Down-

swept

Upswept

Down-

swept

Down-

swept

Upswept

Upswept

Upswept

Upswept

Down-

swept

Down-

swept

Down-

swept

Down-

swept

Silencer or megaphone

None

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

None

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

Megaphone

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

Silencer

Gearbox type, internally

Close

Ratio

Touring

Touring

Touring

Std

Close

Ratio

Touring

Touring

Trials

Scrambles

Scrambles

T rials

Touring

Touring

Touring

Touring

Touring

Top gear (: 1)

4-93

4-36

4 36

4 36

4-93

4 93

5 12

5-48

5 88

9

6 33

9

6 36

6-36

6 58

6 58

7-5

3rd gear

5 60

4-98

498

498

5-63

5 60

5-84

6-58

9-58

10 8

7 60

14 67

8-14

8 14

-

_

-

2nd gear

6-10

6 96

6-96

6-96

7 89

6-10

8 19

900

14-40

14-94

10 51

22-05

1119

11-19

11 0

110

12-60

1st gear

10 00

10 92

10 92

10 92

12 37

10 00

12 85

11 56

18 58

19 0

13-36

28-53

16-98

16-98

20 6

20-6

23-47

Engine sprocket

28

28

28

28

28

28

28

23

23

23

23

23

23

23

17

17

17

Clutch sprocket

58

58

58

58

58

58

58

52

52

52

52

52

52

52

38

38

38

Gearbox sprocket

21

20

20

20

21

21

17

19

20

15

20

15

16

16

16

16

14

Rear sprocket

50

42

42

42

50

50

42

46

52

60

56

60

45

45

47

47

47

80

Bolt on rear sprocket

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

_ No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Footrests

Folding

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Folding

Folding

Fixed

Fixed

Folding

Folding

Folding

Folding

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Fixed

Folding

Centre stand

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Skid plate

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

1964 BSA MOTORCYCLES

CAPACITY

650 c.c.

500 c.c.

350c.c.

250 c.c.

175 c.c.

MODEL

Spitfire Hornet A65-2 SPH

Lightning Rocket A65-2 L

Thunderbolt Rocket A65-1 T

Royal Star 650 A65

Cyclone A50

Cyclone Comp. A50

Royal Star 500 A50

350 Sports B40

Enduro Star B40 T

Starfire

Scrambler

C15S

Starfire

Roadster

C15SR

Starfire

Trials-Cat

C15T

Sport Star SS80

250 Star C15

Super

Bantam

D7 DIR

Super Bantam D7 BAT

Trail Bronc D7 TB

Handlebar type

Western

Western

Western

Western

Western

Flat

Scrambles

Western

Western

Trials

Western

Western

Western

Western

Western

Western

Western

Western

Front tire

350/19

Trials

325/19 Gold Seal

325/18 Gold Seal

325/18 Gold Seal

325/19

Trials

325/19

Trials

325/18 Gold Seal

325/18 Gold Seal

325/19

Trials

325/19

Trials

325/19

Trials

325/19

Trials

325/17 Gold Seal

325/17 Gold Seal

300/18 Gold Seal

300/18 Gold Seal

300/19

Sports

Rear tire

400/18 Trials

350/19 Gold Seal

350/18 Gold Seal

350/18 Gold Seal

400/18

Trials

400/18

Trials

350/18 Gold Seal

350/18 Gold Seal

400/18

Trials

400/18

Trials

350/18

Trials

400/18

Trials

325/17 Gold Seal

325/17 Gold Seal

300/18 Gold Seal

300/18 Gold Seal

300/19

Sports

Front hub

Gold

Star

Gold

Star

Full

width

Full

width

Gold

Star

Gold

Star

Full

width

Full

width

Comp.

Comp.

Comp.

Comp.

Full

width

Full

width

Std

Std

Std

Rear hub

Single Bolt Q/D

Single Bolt Q/D

Full

width

Full

width

Single Bolt Q/D

Single Bolt Q/D

Full

width

Full

width

Single Bolt Q/D

Single Bolt Q/D

Single Bolt Q/D

Single Bolt Q/D

Full

width

Full

width

Std

Std

Std

Front brake (ins.)

8

8

8

8

8

8

7

7

7

7

7

7

6

6

5 5

5-5

5-5

Rear brake (ins.)

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

5 5

5 5

5-5

Petrol tank

2 Gal. FibreGlass

3 Gal. Sports

3 or 4 Gal.

3 or 4 Gal.

3 Gal. Sports

3 Gal. Sports

3 or 4 Gal.

3-6 Gal. Sports

2-6 Gal. Alloy

2-6 Gal. Alloy

2 6 Gal. Alloy

2 6 Gal. Alloy

3-6 Gal. Sports

3-6 Gal. Sports

2-6 Gal.

2 6 Gal.

2-6 Gal.

Tank finish

Red

Red

Blue

Red

I

Red

Red

Blue

Blue

Polished

Polished

Polished

Polished

Red

Blue

Blue

Blue

Blue

Mudguards

Sports

Chrome

Sports

Chrome

Valanced

Chrome

Valanced

Painted

Sports

Chrome

Sports

Chrome

Valanced

Painted

Sports

Chrome

Sports

Chrome

Sports

Chrome

Sports

Chrome

Sports

Chrome

Valanced

Chrome

Valanced

Painted

Valanced

Painted

Valanced

Painted

Rear

Only

Chainguard

Top

Run

Top

Run

Fully

Enclosed

Fully

Enclosed

Top

Run

Top

Run

Fully

Enclosed

Top

Run

Top

Run

Top

Run

Top

Run

Top

Run

Top

Run

Top

Run

Top

Run

Top

Run

None

Speedometer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Tachometer

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Dual seat type

Std

Std

Std

Std

Std

Std

Std

Std

Sports

Sports

Sports

Sports

Std

Std

Std

Std

Std

Chrome handrail

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Pillion footrests

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Wheelbase (ins.)

56

56

54

54

56

56

54

54

52

52

52

52

51

51

51

51

51

Ground clearance

8

8

7

7

8

8

7

7

8

8

8

8

5

5

5

5

6

Weight (lbs.)

370

390

390

390

385

365

385

299

290

264

264

264

280

280

224

224

198

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

ALL MODELS Common to all models are Amal carburetors with twist grip controls, Dunlop tires, Lucas electrical systems (except D7 models), Smiths instruments (where supplied), new max. OV pistons, multiplate clutches, positive stop foot change, unit power plant gearbox construction, swinging arm frame, telescopic forks, heavy triple chrome on appropriate plated parts, side stands, folding starter pedals (except D7 and D7 TB), toolkits (except D7 TB), air cleaners._

4-STROKE

Common to all 4-stroke models are dry-sump lubrication with double gear oil pump, alioy cylinder heads with cast-in valve seats, hi-duty variable rate valve springs, enclosed valve gear, heavy duty bali bearings on driveside, heavy duty bi-metal on timing side, cushion drive on clutch, 4-speed transmission.

500-650 TWINS

Common to all twin cylinder models is fuil pressure lubrication to oversize, heavy duty crankshaft, light alloy connecting rods with micro-babbit, steel-backed big-end bearings.

250-350 SINGLES

250/350c.c. singles have new maximum service roller bearings in big end except C15 Star which employs full pressure lubrication to copper ailoy big end. C15 Sport Series all with oversize valves.

175 SINGLES

175c.c. Series are ali 2-stroke engines with petroil lubrication, roller bearing big end, needle bearing piston pin, ball bearing main and timing side bearings, Wico-Pacy electrical systems, 3-speed transmission.

All weight, dimensions clearances, etc., are approximate. All specifications subject to change without notice.



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