Royal Enfield Motorcycles

Royal Enfield 1935 Specifications

GENERAL SPECIFICATION

of ROYAL ENFIELD MOTOR CYCLES

ENGINE

Piston of special aluminium alloy, heat treated. Large floating gudgeon pin. Very rigid flywheel assembly, connecting rod and crankcase. Valves of the finest quality valve steel, hardened by the nitride process, Hardened valve guides. Valve springs of specially tempered steel. Roller bearings to big end in ail models and to main bearings except on two- stroke models. Two camshafts with wide cams operating directly on to large diameter flat base tappets.

LUBRICATION

Two-stroke Models by petroil system; Model K by sight-feed mechanical pump. Other models are lubricated by the Royal Enfield dry-sump system. Oil is fed direct to the big end, and can be seen returning to the oil compartment on removal of the filler cap, Two large and accessible filters are provided.

FRAME

Of duplex type, combining strength and rigidity with moderate weight. Built throughout of the finest quality weldless steel tubing with liners where necessary. Lugs for sidecar attachment on all but lightweight models. Adjustable handlebars and footrests.

FRONT FORK

Central compression spring type giving perfect steering and road-holding qualities. Shock absorbers are fitted on all models, finger adjustment on larger models. Steering dampers on all extent lightweight models.

GEAR BOX

Four-speed gear on all except Two-stroke Models, The gear box is pivotally mounted between the rear engine plates.

TRANSMISSION

Roller chains throughout; patent cush drive in rear hub, absorbing all engine shocks. Primary drive on Models C, G. L, LO and K enclosed in oil-bath case.

TANK

Welded steel construction mounted on rubber, practically eliminating all risk of leakage.

MUDGUARDS

Efficient wide mudguards, Rear mudguard quickly detachable for access to rear wheel.

CARRIER

The carrier is of pressed steel, fixed to the rear mudguard and is easily detachable.

HUBS

Royal Enfield, fitted with non-adjustable deep-groove Journal bearings.

BRAKES

Internal expanding, of Royal Enfield manufacture.. Special linings giving smooth, powerful action, long life and freedom from scoring. Finger adjustment to both brakes on all models.

EQUIPMENT

Complete set of tools, grease gun and inflator.

ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT

An electric lighting set is standard equipment on ail models. A control panel containing the switch and ammeter is mounted in the tank top. The bulb in the rear lamp is mounted on a rubber diaphragm. All models have large capacity (12 amp, hour) battery, which on Models C, G, L and LO is mounted on rubber.

Adapted from a catalogue available at Barnstormers NZ


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