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A minor difference was a [[stator plate|stator]] that came with no [[lighting coil]], as the Magnum X was a dirt bike and had no headlight. The Magnum X [[top end]] was the same as the regular [[Puch Magnum|Magnums]] in that it had the angled [[exhaust port]] and cast-iron cylinder sleeves.  The difference in the [[top end]] was the addition of a stock 17mm "bendy" intake and 17mm Bing carb -- along with a matching [[intake port]].  Stock horsepower ratings for the Magnum X were 3.5 HP, making it the highest HP 50cc engine Puch ever made. Rumor has it that if an intake restrictor was removed, the power rose to 4HP.  The Magnum X engine was made until 1979 and is fairly rare.  
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A minor difference was a [[stator plate|stator]] that came with no [[lighting coil]], as the Magnum X was a dirt bike and had no headlight. The Magnum X [[top end]] was the same as the regular [[Puch Magnum|Magnums]] in that it had the angled [[exhaust port]] and cast-iron cylinder sleeves.  The difference in the [[top end]] was the addition of a stock 17mm "bendy" intake and 17mm Bing carb -- along with a matching [[intake port]].  Stock horsepower ratings for the Magnum X were 3.5 HP, making it the highest HP 50cc automatic engine Puch ever made. Rumor has it that if an intake restrictor was removed, the power rose to 4HP.  The Magnum X engine was made until 1979 and is fairly rare.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:08, 14 November 2009

The Magnum X is a 50cc dirt bike made by Puch. It uses a kickstart E50 engine.

The kick start E50 first made its appearance in 1974 with the arrival of the Puch Magnum X dirt bike. It has the same internals and transfers as the pedal start E50. The only major differences are as follows:

  • a lighter and better flowing clutch bell
  • a specialized kick start clutch
  • the kick start mechanism
  • two special holes in the side of the case where the kick start gear shafts fit

A minor difference was a stator that came with no lighting coil, as the Magnum X was a dirt bike and had no headlight. The Magnum X top end was the same as the regular Magnums in that it had the angled exhaust port and cast-iron cylinder sleeves. The difference in the top end was the addition of a stock 17mm "bendy" intake and 17mm Bing carb -- along with a matching intake port. Stock horsepower ratings for the Magnum X were 3.5 HP, making it the highest HP 50cc automatic engine Puch ever made. Rumor has it that if an intake restrictor was removed, the power rose to 4HP. The Magnum X engine was made until 1979 and is fairly rare.

Photos

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Puch Engine Variations
E50ZA50

Puch KoradoE50 (kickstart)Puch Magnum XAuto-engaging E50
Puch engine differences (photos)


Puch Mopeds
Austro-DaimlerCobraDartKoradoJCPenney Pinto
MagnumMagnum XMaxiNewport