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Excelsior 250cc G5 Scout


ENGINE - Villiers two-stroke, two-port. 63 mm. bore x 80 mm. stroke, 249 c.c. Long stroke, developing 10 b.h.p. Detachable aluminium alloy cylinder head. Aluminium alloy piston with inertia rings. Automatic system of lubrication with sight feed regulator. Full roller big end bearing. Extra long bronze gas-tight main bearing. Twin exhaust pipes and two large expansion chambers, chromium plated.

FRAME - Constructed with large taper gauge tubes of exceptional strength, giving great stability and low riding position. Embodies the essential features of our well-known T.T. frame.

FORKS - Tubular steel. Girder model, incorporating link action and central compression spring, with adjustable shock absorbers and steering damper.

GEAR - 3-speed with positive change foot control and clutch and kick-starter. If fitted with 4-speed positive foot change gear, 25,- extra.

TANK - All steel welded saddle tank with flush fitting Instrument Panel incorporating Ammeter and Switches and fitted with Knee Grips. Chromium plated. Petrol capacity 2 1/2 gallons. Separate oil Tank. Capacity I quart.

CARBURETTER - Villiers with twist grip control and air cleaner.

WHEELS and TYRES - Steel hubs and chromium plated rims fitted with 26" x 3.25" W.O. DUNLOP CORD Tyres.

SADDLE - Lycett " Aero " supple top.

BRAKES - Wide 5" internal expanding hub brakes front and rear, with finger adjustments.

TRANSMISSION - Front and rear, 1/2" x .305", protected by metal chainguards.

HUBS - All steel hubs with nickel chrome cones and 5/16" balls.

MUDGUARDS - Wide and deep steel guards, ribbed section, with rigid stays preventing mudguard vibration.

HANDLEBARS - Neat "clean" type, adjustable, with twist grip control and solid forged steel external levers.

FINISH - Tank chromium plated, relieved with red panels. Exhaust pipes, silencers and all usual bright parts chromium plated.

EQUIPMENT - Complete kit of tools. Tecalemit grease gun and grease. Electric Horn. Licence Holder.

IGNITION and LIGHTING EQUIPMENT - High Tension Magneto Ignition with Lucas 6 vole separate Dynamo Electric Lighting. 7" Head Lamp with parking lights. Dimmer switch and dip light operated from handlebar.

WEIGHT - Equipped 240 lbs. (approx.)

250 c.c. Model G.5

Code Word : "SCOUT"