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1939 Norton M40 Manx Grand Prix Pictures

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This bike features most the period options a private rider could obtain on a Norton “International” the year before WW-II: Bronze skulled large fin cylinder head, central oil feed to camshaft, Amal RN TT “Remote Needle” carburettor, BTH racing magneto, ELECTRON (Magnesium alloy) crankcase and rocker box, open primary transmission with 3 plate race-clutch, close-ratio 4 speed gearbox without ckick-start, plunger suspension, light alloy mudguards (incl. tax disk clip on front guard for the Isle of Man).

Many thanks to Werner Boeykens for these great Norton pictures.

  • Manufacturer: Norton
  • Model: M40 Manx Grand Prix
  • Engine: 350
  • Year: 1939
  • Decade: 1930s
  • Machine Type: Race

2 Responses to “1939 Norton M40 Manx Grand Prix”

  1. Great bike, great photos !

  2. wow wath a nace motorcycle it must be a great time to ride it bud only to look at it is a plesure i build my self a BSA M22 racer 1938 on my own disign bud a NORTON Manx is an art design Gr Fom Holland Theo

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