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Automoto A12 3 CV 250cc SV 1928-1931

Engine: Automoto - bore 60 mm, stroke 88 mm; 250cc four-stroke volume SV; power 3 CV; 1 exhaust;

Lubrication: Automatic mechanical pump

Ignition: high-voltage magneto with variable advance

Carburetor: two levers: one fuel and one air control

Transmission: System Campbell, 3 speeds

Clutch: gradual, MD with cork inserts, adjustable from outside

Transfers: chain - chain (Renold); Chain lubrication pump oil tank

Frame: A new model of a modern design, very strong

Fork: steel, parallelogram with shock absorber

Wheels: 19 "; balloon tyres 25 x 3; 140 mm diameter brake drum

Footrest: aluminium or rubber treads

Tank: fuel at about 12.5 litres of gasoline and oil separate into 2 litres of oil to the pump for lubrication chain

Knee: rubber, very adaptable to the sides of the tank

Electrical equipment: Marchal dynamo with battery

Instrumentation: set in the tank; may include: odometer, speedometer, 8 day clock, switch box, ammeter

Source: Automoto A9