1936 Norton Model 55 for Sale – £9,989.00

1936 Norton Model 55 for Sale, Classic Norton Fitted With 1952 ES2 500 Engine, Very Reliable.

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1936 Norton Model 55 For Sale (5)1936 Norton Model 55 for Sale, In beautiful oily rag ready to ride condition. With beautiful Girder forks, A Model 55 fitted with an ES2 490cc Engine, Early Girder Fork Bike. Great Patina

Date of first registration 01.08.1936
Date of first registration in the UK 01.08.1936
Registration number. MXS 728 Non transferable plate ( Age related in 2020 )
Rolling chassis genuine 1936
Engine 1952 Norton ES2 500 ( Everyone said its not possible but here is proof it does fit )
Frame No. 66606
Engine No. 40729 G4
Taxation class: HISTORIC VEHICLE
Colour: SILVER
Number of former keepers 3

The last keeper acquired this Norton during lockdown in the early part of 2020 as a Norton model 55 rolling chassis with no engine, he then set upon the bike to make it into reliable good working special by fitting a 1952 Norton ES2 500 motor

ES2 Engine fits frame with no mods.
Engine has new piston and has been rebored which has been run in.
Gear box is set up well and does not jump out of gear.
The mag has been refurbished and starts hot or cold.
The Norton has been rewired.
New wheel rims and spokes.
New Classic Vintage tyres & tubes fitted.
8 Inch front headlight Miller type.

It is a model 55 frame which would have been supplied with a 350cc twin port engine according to the Norton Club records certificate.

Starts first or second kick so long as it is not flooded.

Quick bike.

The Norton’s first ride out was in mid 2020 and has since been enjoyed on many ride outs, easy starter and plenty of power, 100% great fun.

Various receipts from Russell Motors

All gaskets and internals overhauled / replaced, No oil leaks : )

Easy starter with nice smoke free engine + fully functioning de compressor lever to assist starting, Smooth gearbox which selects well, Nice light weight clutch mechanism with no slippage, Good brakes for stopping.

Nice riding position ( You can sit back in style and cruise all day at 50mph with ease )

Runs well on normal good high grade petroleum fuel, BP / SHELL / Esso / Texaco etc : )

Part exchange welcome, Delivery can easily be arranged anywhere please enquire, All documents DVLA V5c / Various bills / Norton Owners Club Dating letter stating rolling chassis 66606 as 1st August 1936 and supplied to Alexander of Edinburgh, the first owner being Massey of Lanarkshire


£9989 Firm

Part exchange welcome.
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