Honda Z50R Mini Trail – 50cc Motorcycles


1979 Honda Z50R’79 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine he tired OHV engine of the Z50A was replaced with a stronger 49cc OHC single cylinder
Ignition points
Exhaust pipe went to the left side of the bike rather than on the right
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

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

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Like the previous two years of the Z50A models, it was available in the one color: Tahitian Red
  • Fuel tank: had just the word “HONDA” and a flying wing above it
  • Fuel tank itself had a new shape: the rear part was tapered down to look like the tank from a larger bike
  • Chain guard: black
  • No number plate on the left side
  • Chain guard: chrome
  • Fenders: painted red
  • Grips: black
  • Plastic levers: silver aluminum
  • There is no number plate on the right side
  • Unlike the following years, there is no logo on the side of the saddle
  • Serial number began: AB02-5000009

1980 Honda Z50R’80 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

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

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Like the previous year, it was available in the one color: Tahitian Red
  • The fuel tank has the word “HONDA” and a flying wing above it
  • The number plates on both the left and right side had the decal “50R” on them
  • The chain guard was chrome but the fenders were painted red
  • The grips were black and the plastic levers were silver aluminum
  • The saddle had a red “Z” on each side
  • The serial number began: AB02-5100007

1981 Honda Z50R’81 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

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

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Like the previous year, it was available in the one color: Tahitian Red
  • The fuel tank has the word “HONDA” and a flying wing above it
  • The number plates on both the left and right side had a larger decal “50R” on them
  • The chain guard was chrome but the fenders were painted red
  • The grips were black and the plastic levers were silver aluminum
  • The saddle had a red “Z” on each side
  • The serial number began JH2AB0200BS200001

1982 Honda Z50R’82 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed transmission with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 13T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Finally the Tahitian Red was replaced with another color: Blaze Red
  • The fuel tank has the word “HONDA” and a flying wing above it
  • The number plates on both the left and right side were white with a red “Z” on them
  • The chain guard was chrome but the fenders were painted red
  • The grips were black and the plastic levers were silver aluminum
  • The saddle had a white “50R” on each side
  • The serial number began: JH2AB0207CS300002

1983 Honda Z50R’83 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC single cylinder
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 3-speed transmission with an automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 13T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Available color: Blaze Red
  • The black solo seat had a white “Z” graphic letter
  • The number plates were yellow with a white “50R” decals.
  • The serial number began: JH2AB0204DS400012

1984 Honda Z50R’84 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 13T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Available color: Blaze Red
  • The blue solo seat had a white “Z” graphic letter
  • The number plates were yellow with a white “50R” decal
  • The shock springs were red
  • The serial number began: JH2AB0204ES500001

1985 Honda Z50R’85 Mini Trail bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 13T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Available color: Blaze Red
  • The blue solo seat had a white “Z” graphic letter
  • The number plates were yellow with no decals
  • The wing decal was red, white, and blue
  • The shock springs were blue
  • The serial number began: JH2AB0209FS600001

1986 Honda Z50R’86 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 13T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Available color: Blaze Red
  • The red solo seat had a white “Z” graphic letter
  • The number plates were white with no decals
  • The wing decal was red, white, and blue
  • The wheels were painted gold
  • The serial number began: JH2AB0203GS700001

1987 Honda Z50R’87 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 13T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Available color: Blaze Red
  • Frame, fenders and shock springs were Shasta White
  • The red solo seat had a white “Z” graphic letter
  • The number plates were red with no decals
  • The wing decal was red, white, and blue.
  • The wheels were painted gold
  • The serial number began: JH2AB0203GS700001

1988 Honda Z50R’88 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Available color: Blaze Red
  • The frame, fenders, shock springs, number plates, and wheels were Shasta White
  • The number plate changed from an oval to a trapezoid
  • The blue solo seat had the word “HONDA”
  • The tank had a large “Z” with the number “50R” beneath it
  • The number plates were white with no decals
  • The wheels were white
  • There was no wing decal
  • The serial number began: JH2AB0207JS900001

1989 Honda Z50R’89 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • Available color: Blaze Red
  • the frame, number plates, and wheels were Shasta White
  • The fuel tank, seat, front and rear fenders were red
  • The solo seat had the letter “Z” logo
  • There was a new style wing logo on the tank
  • The serial number began: JH2AB020*KS000001

1993 Honda Z50R’93 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • The primary color was Shasta White
  • The tank logo reads “Z50R” and the “HONDA” seat logo was white
  • The serial number began: JH2AB020*PK200001

1994 Honda Z50R’94 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • The primary color was Shasta White
  • The XR style graphics “50R” on the seat was white
  • The fuel tank logo reads “Z” (blue) and “HONDA” (red)
  • The serial number began: JH2AB020*RK300001

1995 Honda Z50R’95 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • The primary color was Shasta White
  • The fuel tank logo “Z” was red and the logo “HONDA” was purple along with the outline
  • The serial number began: JH2AB020*SK400001

1996 Honda Z50R’96 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • The primary color was Shasta White
  • The fuel tank logo was redesigned
  • The serial number beganL JH2AB020*TK500001

1997 Honda Z50R’97 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • The primary color was Shasta White
  • The fuel tank logo was redesigned
  • The serial number beganL JH2AB020*TK500001

1997 Honda Z50R’97 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • The primary color was Shasta White
  • The number plate was now white
  • The fuel tank logo was redesigned with new color: black, white, and red
  • The serial number began: JH2AB020*VK600001

1998 Honda Z50R’98 bike

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC four-stroke, 2-valve, single cylinder
Control Adjustable throttle stop
Spark plug CR6HSA
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Chain #420 x 76
Front sproket 14T
Rear sprocket 37T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Suspension Full suspension front and rear
Front tire 3.50-8
Rear tire 3.50-8

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 895mm (35.2 in.)
Dry weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lb)
Seat height 575mm (22.6 in.)
Optional Battery 6N2A-2C-1 6V 2Ah

OTHER

  • The primary color was Shasta White
  • The “50R” logo on the seat was black
  • The fuel tank logo was redesigned to include a yellow Honda wing logo
  • The serial number began: JH2AB020*WK700001

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