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Nothing new under the sun

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:39 am

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When our favourite Bavarian tractor maker re designed the boxer engine it moved the inlet and exhaust from back to front to top to bottom - from this picture Jawa thought of it first
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Re: Nothing new under the sun

Postby f90x » Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:47 am

The Teutonic Tangerine wrote:File 15-02-2017, 07 46 08.jpegWhen our favourite Bavarian tractor maker re designed the boxer engine it moved the inlet and exhaust from back to front to top to bottom - from this picture Jawa thought of it first



I'd like one of those.
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Re: Nothing new under the sun

Postby milleplod » Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:53 am

That's an interesting looking bike - other than it being a Jawa, what model is it exactly?

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Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:56 pm

milleplod wrote:That's an interesting looking bike - other than it being a Jawa, what model is it exactly?

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No idea except it is a 500 boxer twin
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Re: Nothing new under the sun

Postby milleplod » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:36 pm

I Googled! Jawa 500 type 824, 487cc, 27kW (30-odd bhp?)....they made 10 of them in the mid-80s apparently. Pretty looking bike.

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Re: Nothing new under the sun

Postby Herb » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:43 pm

milleplod wrote:I Googled! Jawa 500 type 824, 487cc, 27kW (30-odd bhp?)....they made 10 of them in the mid-80s apparently. Pretty looking bike.

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Beauty is obviously in the eye of the beholder!

Just had a google. Surprisingly innovative for the time!
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Re: Nothing new under the sun

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Herb wrote:
milleplod wrote:I Googled! Jawa 500 type 824, 487cc, 27kW (30-odd bhp?)....they made 10 of them in the mid-80s apparently. Pretty looking bike.

Pete


Beauty is obviously in the eye of the beholder!

Just had a google. Surprisingly innovative for the time!


My ST's just as lovely..... :lol:

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Re: Nothing new under the sun

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:17 pm

milleplod wrote:
Herb wrote:
milleplod wrote:I Googled! Jawa 500 type 824, 487cc, 27kW (30-odd bhp?)....they made 10 of them in the mid-80s apparently. Pretty looking bike.

Pete


Beauty is obviously in the eye of the beholder!

Just had a google. Surprisingly innovative for the time!


My ST's just as lovely..... :lol:

Pete


I agree I had two of them before the RT
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