1950 Whizzer Pacemaker

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  1. #1 Posted Jan 29, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Just got my first Whizzer yesterday and boy do I love it! It's a restored 1950 Whizzer Pacemaker. Rides great, doesn't smoke. It has a 4-stroke Whizzer J motor. Is that the period correct motor?
    -Connor
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  2. #2 Posted Jan 29, 2017

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    Nice motorbike!
     
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  3. #3 Posted Feb 3, 2017

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    Your chainguard looks to be a wald chainguard. I don't think it's correct. But I'm Not an expert.
     
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  4. #4 Posted Feb 3, 2017

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    Motor looks correct. Chain guard wrong.
     
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  5. #5 Posted Feb 4, 2017

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    Thanks guys for all of your help! I've been having a problem with the carburetor. The fastener that holds the bowl on is too small, therefore it's leaking. I tried teflon tape but the gas caused it to deteriorate... Is there an easy fix or does anyone know where I can get the proper fastener?
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  6. #6 Posted Feb 5, 2017

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    Try Memory Lane for parts and call not just look at the catalog. Roger
     
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    Thanks Roger!
     
  8. #8 Posted Feb 11, 2017

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    I had a Pacemaker years ago, it had a "J" motor. Should be correct. I have a pic of the bike, will have to look at the chain guard.
     
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  9. #9 Posted May 18, 2017

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    *Update: I've finally had time recently to put some attention to my Whizzer... So far, I've rebuilt the carb, stripped the paint off the engine cover, completely detailed the bike, replaced the point cover and I had memory lane rebuild the grips. I'm currently repainting the generator... Here's a before and after of the engine:
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    *Update: Just finished the generator, I think it came out pretty good.
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  11. #11 Posted May 18, 2017

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    That's looking great! Good job!
     
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    Thanks! I think it's coming along pretty well.
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  13. #13 Posted May 19, 2017

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    I believe that Wald guard was used on some of the Pacemakers.
     
  14. #14 Posted May 19, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    That's a beauty! Nice Job on the engine detail. :D
    I've never seen a crankcase ventilator like that, and the brass(bronze) dipstick should be the rounded aluminum style.
     
  15. #15 Posted May 19, 2017

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    Thanks, the oil breather is actually custom made... The previous owner who restored it was an engineer. He didn't like the original breather, so created this one which looks and breaths a lot better.
    -Connor
     
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