1982 Honda Z50R Monkey Bike


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1979-1982 Honda Z50R Full Specifications

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1979-1982 Honda Z50R Performance Specifications Table

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

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Dimensions Specifications Table

Overall length1,300 mm
Overall width623 mm
Overall height860 mm
Wheelbase895 mm
Seat height590 mm
Footpeg height220 mm
Ground clearance140 mm
Dry Weight52 kg (without fuel and fluids)

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Frame Specifications Table

Frame typeBackbone
Rake / Caster angle25 °
Trail length42 mm

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Engine Specifications Table

Engine capacity / displacement49 cc
Engine configurationAir-cooled, 4 stroke OHC
Bore and Stroke39 x 41.4 mm
Compression ratio8.8 : 1
Engine weight17 Kg (dry)

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Camshaft and Timing Specifications Table

Intake valve cam timingopens @ 7° BTDC @ 1.0 mm lift
closes @ 12° ABDC @ 1.0 mm lift
Exhaust valve cam timingopens @ 22° BBDC @ 1.0 mm lift
closes @ 2° ATDC @ 1.0 mm lift

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Clutch and Primary Drive Specifications Table

Reduction ratio3.722
Clutch typeWet multi-plate automatic (centrifugal)

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Transmission Specifications Table

Type3 speed, constant mesh
Gear ratio1st gear = 3.181
2nd gear = 1.823
3rd gear = 1.190
Gear shift operationLeft foot operated return system
Gear shift patternN - 1 - 2 - 3

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Final Drive Specifications Table

Final drive ratio3.083 : 1 (37 / 12)

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Lubrication Specifications Table

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

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Fuel System Specifications Table

Fuel tank capacity4.5 litres
Reserve fuel tank capacity1.0 litres

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Carburetion Specifications Table

Idle speed1,500 ± 100 rpm
Carburetor typePiston valve
Float level12.7 mm
Venturi size11 mm

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Ignition System Specifications Table

TypeFlywheel magneto
Spark plug typeNGK C-6H or DENSO U20FS
Spark plug gap0.6 mm - 0.7 mm

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Front Suspension and Steering Specifications Table

TypeTelescopic fork
Recommended front fork oil gradeGrease

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Rear Suspension Specifications Table


1979-1982 Honda Z50R Front Brake Specifications Table

Front brake typeInternal expansion shoe

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Rear Brake Specifications Table

Rear brake typeInternal expansion shoe

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Wheels and Tyres Specifications Table

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

1979-1982 Honda Z50R Electrical Equipment Specifications Table

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



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