Honda Z50A, Mini Trail


1968-69 Honda Z50A Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission
  • 3-speed with an automatic clutch
  • The early units used a #415 drive chain while the later units used a #420

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Model ID Z50AK0
Colors
  • Candy Red
  • Bright Yellow
  • The top part of the fuel tank was white and the fenders were chrome
  • The grips and plastic levers were also white
  • Serial number began: Z50A-100001

1969-70 Honda Z50AK1 Mini Trail
(overlapping the first series K0)

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Model ID Z50AK0
Colors
  • Candy Red
  • Bright Yellow
  • Candy Blue
  • The top part of the fuel tank was silver
  • Fenders: chrome
  • Grips and plastic levers: black
  • Serial number began: Z50A-120088

1970-71 Honda Z50AK2 Mini Trail bike
(overlapping the K1 series)

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors
  • Candy Ruby Red
  • Mexican Yellow
  • Candy Sapphire Blue
Fenders chrome
Grips black
plastic levers silver aluminum
Rear fender longer than previous models
Serial number began Z50A-270236

1972 Honda Z50AK3 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sprocket 12T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors
  • Candy Gold
  • Light Ruby Red
Fenders chrome
Grips black
plastic levers silver aluminum
Rear fender longer than previous models
Serial number began 50A-1000001

1973 Honda Z50AK4 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sprocket 12T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors
  • Hawaiian Blue Metallic
  • Candy Orange
  • Fuel tank no longer had the black panel; instead it had a wide black stripe outlined with thin white striping
  • The word “HONDA” in orange appears on the black stripe
  • Chain guard: black
  • The word “Z50” appears on the left side cover
  • Fenders: chrome
  • Grips: black
  • Plastic levers: silver aluminum
  • Serial number began: Z50A-3000001

1974 Honda Z50AK5 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sprocket 12T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors
  • Candy Sapphire Blue
  • Candy Topaz Orange
  • Fuel tank stripe: yellow and black with the word “HONDA”
  • Chain guard: black
  • The word “Z50” appears on the left side cover
  • Fenders: chrome
  • Grips: black
  • Plastic levers: silver aluminum
  • Serial number began: Z50A-5000001

1975 Honda Z50AK6 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sprocket 12T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors Candy Ruby Red
  • Fuel tank stripe: orange, yellow, and black with the word “HONDA”
  • Chain guard: black
  • The word “Z50” appears on the left side cover
  • Fenders: chrome
  • Grips: black
  • Plastic levers: silver aluminum
  • Serial number began: Z50A-6000001

1976 Honda Z50A’76 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sprocket 12T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors Parakeet Yellow
  • Fuel tank stripe: orange, yellow, and black with the word “HONDA”
  • Chain guard: black
  • The word “Z50” (in red and white) appears on the left side cover
  • Fenders: chrome
  • Grips: black
  • Plastic levers: silver aluminum
  • Serial number began: Z50A-6100001

1977 Honda Z50A’77 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sprocket 12T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors Tahitian Red
  • Fuel tank stripe: dark blue with the word “HONDA” and a flying wing above it
  • Chain guard: black
  • The word “Z50” (in red and white) appears on the left side cover
  • Fenders: chrome
  • Grips: black
  • Plastic levers: silver aluminum
  • Serial number began: Z50A-6200003
  • However, don’t be misled by the engine number almost never corresponds
  • It starts Z50E-6114616

1978 Honda Z50A’78 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine type 49cc OHV single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028
Battery 6N2A-2C-1 (replaces B60-6) — 6 volt

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sprocket 12T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Drum (front & rear) — cable operated

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Fenders chrome
Colors Tahitian Red
  • Fuel tank stripe: yellow, orange, red, and black with the word “HONDA” on the black and a flying wing above it
  • Chain guard: black
  • The word “Z50” (in orange, red, and white) appears on the left side cover
  • Fenders: painted red
  • Grips: black
  • Plastic levers: silver aluminum
  • Serial number began: Z50A-6300003

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