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NSU Max: history, specs, pictures

Nsu max 250

Motorcycle historian Ed Youngblood, former president of the American Motorcyclist Association, says the Ultramax was efficient and compact but may have been a little too exotic for U. Hubs are half-width steel with integral cast iron 6. The role of the motorcycle shifted in the 1960s, from the tool of a life to a toy of a lifestyle. Overall, it was the styling, the Ultra Max valve drive and the build quality that drew me to the marque. Motorbike production continued until 1968.

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1954 NSU Max TT: The Odd Man Out

Nsu max 250

The bike weighed just 383. We love the look of this bike, despite its roughness. I think it probably only needed a new coil, but we needed to sell it right away. This blows many contemporaries out of the water, and makes it perhaps the only 250 that was truly up to the task of long-distance touring in 1956. Despite its public acclaim, sales of the Ro 80 were disappointing. This manual has all the specs you need to tune your Supermax including carburetor information, tappet clearance, valve information, etc.

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1953 NSU Sportmax

Nsu max 250

The frame and swingarm are still in their original silver paint, and the owner had the front and rear fenders, gas tank and fork assembly repainted. I downloaded the catalog from. With spacers and seals pressed into place the suspension was sorted and assembled to the frame. Introduced in 1952, the 247cc Max fairly bristled with special features, chief among them a pressed steel frame with a mono-shock rear suspension. In 1932, the car factory in Heilbronn was sold to Fiat.

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NSU Motorcycle Specifications

Nsu max 250

The issue becomes muddied when you start looking at how many machines were built with spec built motors often 2 stroke like Villiers engines. Every issue delivers exciting and evocative articles and photographs of the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made! You could it or just get it running and drive it as it looks here. After only a couple of years several engine options were available from 1300cc 79 ci all the way up to a four liter engine 244 ci. Available not only for the professionals, but also for domestic motorbike enthusiast who can inspect and repair their own machine. This bike has a mono-shock rear, making it a Max 250.

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NSU Classic Motorcycles

Nsu max 250

The cam drive system by con rod was a wild one, and can be seen in a cutaway. Who rides the Lux, can laugh! The Max ran from 1952 to 1954, then it became the Special Max in 1955 with a larger fuel tank and alloy drum brakes, and finally became the Super Max for 1957 to 1963. This machine still exists, in the in , Germany. Despite having a fairly limited budget, he became a collector through a collision of an offbeat passion and supply-and-demand economics. Such is the case with the Supermax, which was a very advanced bike when it was released in 1956. The Maico Taifun, for instance, there were only 2,000 of those sold in the U.

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NSU Motorcycle Specifications

Nsu max 250

This is how the plant looked after expansion to handle motorcycle production, circa 1900. The forward end of the stock muffler has a cutaway to clear the oil tank, and Mike dissected this portion of the original muffler away from the rusted and dented back segment. Have something similar for sale? He and his inventive single are a well-matched pair, and both are quick to bring a smile to your face. Thanks for the observations, and I've updated the entry to reflect what we believe is correct. Jumps thru the air were taken with complete ease and control, and neither wheel bottomed on any of the jumps. Roder developed a 98cc overhead valve lightweight dubbed the Fox 4.

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NSU Motorenwerke

Nsu max 250

The business relocated in 1880 to Neckarsulm, where the river Sulm flows into the Neckar. Instead of pushrods, the Ultramax system features connecting rods driven by eccentrics on a reduction gear. In 1886 the company began manufacturing bicycles and by 1892 bicycle manufacturing had completely replaced the production of knitting machines. Heft 13 1996: Seite 76—83. The more we look at it, the more we see that we like.

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30 Years in Storage: 1960 NSU Supermax

Nsu max 250

Plus, the Adler had stopped working for a while. Competitor automakers, apart from , held back from taking a lead in developing and marketing the Wankel technology, and anticipated income associated with those royalty deals failed to materialize. Even as production of the Ro 80 continued in the Neckarsulm plant, production of larger Audi models like and was started. Veniam fugiat voluptate mollit laboris quis sunt aliquip. No more walking, buy a Quickly! He goes his own direction in a studio sprinkled with classic motorcycle memorabilia and adorned with a mosaic mural.

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