THE BOOK OF THE NORTON – NINTH EDITION, 1963
WRITTEN BY W.C. HAYCRAFT
PITMAN’S MOTOR-CYCLISTS’ LIBRARY
A practical guide on the handling and maintenance of all 1955-62 O.H.V. single-cylinder touring type Nortons.
This edition of the handbook contains all essential maintenance and stripping-down instructions for the following overhead-valve single-cylinder Nortons :
The 1955-8 596cc Model 19
The 1955-62 490cc Model ES2
The 1956-62 348cc Model 50
A little book with a lot of technical information and illustrations.
1. Handling a Norton
2. Lucas dynamo lighting (1955-58) models
3. The lighting and ignition system (1959-62 models)
5. The AMAL carburettor
6. General Maintenance (tools, sparking plugs and the Lucas Magdyno, valve clearance, decarbonizing engine, ignition and valve timing, hints on engine overhaul, the transmission, wheels, brakes and tyres, steering head adjustment, telescopic forks and rear springing.
The book is used. The cover is loose, but the book itself is in good condition, soft cover, 122 pages, English text.