Bikes made mainly in the 1950's had a
different frame style than the more recent scoots. Below is a guide on
how to identify them with corresponding pictures below:
- Engine side cowl has a bump that cuts
into the frame.
- There is a small door below the choke
and fuel levers which hinges toward the headset. For models with 8"
wheels this is where the carb is located. For 10" models this is a
- The engine castings are in three main
sections; the two crankcase halves and the swingarm.
- The frame tunnel from the rear brake
pedal to the rear flares out significantly
- There are two frame to engine swing
arm bolts rather than a single long one.
- The left side cowl is a glovebox with
a small hinged door in the top. It is attached to the frame from inside
with a series of bolts.
Wide mount models consist of the