1970 Honda Z50A Monkey Bike


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1968-1971 Honda Z50A Full Specifications

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1968-1971 Honda Z50A Performance Specifications Table

Climbing ability17 o
Fuel consumption165 mpg (average)
Braking distance3.5 m @ 20 kph
Minimum turing radius2.6 mm

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Dimensions Specifications Table

Overall length1,270 mm
Overall width635 mm
Overall height1,000 mm
Wheelbase880 mm
Ground clearance170 mm
Wet weight49 kg (fuel and fluids)

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Frame Specifications Table

Rake / Caster angle67 °
Trail length40 mm

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Engine Specifications Table

Engine capacity / displacement49 cc
ArrangementOVH, overhead camshaft
Bore and Stroke39 x 41.4 mm
Compression ratio8.8 : 1

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Clutch and Primary Drive Specifications Table

Reduction ratio3.722

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Transmission Specifications Table

Gear ratio1st gear = 3.182
2nd gear = 1.824
3rd gear = 1.190

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Lubrication Specifications Table

System typePressure lubrication and wet sump
Oil capacity0.8 litres (dry fill)

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Fuel System Specifications Table

Fuel tank capacity2.5 litres

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Ignition System Specifications Table

TypeFlywheel magneto
Spark plug typeNGK C-6H or ND U20FS

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Front Suspension and Steering Specifications Table

TypeTelescopic fork

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Rear Suspension Specifications Table

TypeRigid frame

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Front Brake Specifications Table

Front brake typeInternal expansion

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Rear Brake Specifications Table

Rear brake typeInternal expansion

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Wheels and Tyres Specifications Table

Front tyre size3.50 - 8
Front tyre pressure14.2 psi (cold)
Rear tyre size3.50 - 8
Rear tyre pressure14.2 psi (cold)

1968-1971 Honda Z50A Electrical Equipment Specifications Table

Headlight6V - 15W high/low beam
Tail / stop light6V - 8/3W



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