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#1 superaben OFFLINE  

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Posted July 25, 2013 - 08:51 PM

It's not often that I can figure out what breed an engine is, but I just can't do it this time.  I picked this guy up at the last auction just because I didn't know what it was, and it tickled my fancy with that big flywheel type assembly.

 

It will be just my luck to have bought the bones of some common thing that my brain is forgetting. 

 

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What is this creature?

 

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Posted July 25, 2013 - 09:22 PM

Looks like a small motorcycle engine????? JMG. Roger.


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Posted July 25, 2013 - 10:32 PM

Looks like a small motorcycle engine????? JMG. Roger.

I think you may be right on that Roger. I have no clue on the make though.


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Posted July 25, 2013 - 10:37 PM

Wow been nice find! Im gonna say its something off one of them scooters? It doesn't look like a very big CC engine so it has to be small motorcycle, maybe a Honda??


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Posted July 25, 2013 - 10:53 PM

Looks like the remains of a Whizzer motor bike engine.


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Posted July 26, 2013 - 05:53 AM

I think all the Hondas were overhead valve although I'm not familiar with any really old stuff previous to 1960's. 


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Posted July 26, 2013 - 06:20 AM

Looks like the remains of a Whizzer motor bike engine.

 

I did a quick search and it looks to me like you are 100% right.  :dancingbanana:  You're the man!

 

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Posted July 26, 2013 - 06:34 AM

Looks like the remains of a Whizzer motor bike engine.

 

Just what type of fuel did a Whizzer run on? :D


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