What do I have here?

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  1. Horse Shack

    Horse Shack New Member

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    Hello all, new to the forum. Been a vintage scooter guy for years then I stumbled onto this thing. Ive been trying to identify the year. Anything you can tell me about this old girl? I recieved it from a friend for doing mechanical work on his old plymouth and he gave me this as payment. Dont know where to start.
     

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    rustycase Gutter Rider

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    I don't know much, but it looks to me like you got enough wizzer parts to swap off and get yerself a shiny wallyworld bike and a ht kit!

    Good luck!
    rc
     
  3. Mike B

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    That's something that's worth fixing.

    If you get that polished up and running it'll be worth big bucks.
     
  4. 2door

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    Welcome to the forum. Thanks for sharing your find with us.
    I'm not sure exactly what it is but I certainly wouldn't get rid of it. Didn't the guy you got it from have any history at all?
    Keep it, restore it. Start by taking that engine apart carefully and seeing what's inside.
    LOL, heck, if you can fix a Plymouth you should be able to do something with that basket case.
    Good luck and keep us informed on what you do with it. Also if you find out what you have let us know. The gas tank alone is worth a couple of bucks.
    Tom
     
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  6. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    It's a Schwinn frame Whizzer... Post the serial #s (& where they are stapmed on the frame), & I can tell you what day it was made.

    I don't see any extra factory engine tabs welded onto the frame?, so it might be just a regular Schwinn that someone tried to convert into a Whizzer??
     
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    Thanks for the warm welcome. No I dont have any history on the bike at all. I feel I can do something with it, just want to identify first so I know what to look for. Where would the serial numbers located? I dont see any a first glance.
     
  8. Venice Motor Bikes

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    They might be on the rear dropout, but are probably under the bottom bracket.
     
  9. Horse Shack

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    It says F333564 inder the crank bearing housing. sorry if my terminology is bad.
     
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    According to the date codes I have, it was made either 11/14 or 11/15/49.
     
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    Did you get the engine with it or just the frame and parts? I didn't see it in the picture if so...
     
  12. Horse Shack

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    Thank you!
     
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    The engine is in the frame in the photo, it needs carb, crank, rod and piston, basically its just the block with valves in it.
     

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