Puch E50 Crankshafts

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The crankshaft, often called the crank, is the part of an engine which translates reciprocating linear piston motion into rotation.

For the Puch E50, there are several stock and aftermarket crankshafts available.

Stock Crank

This is the standard crank that came in E50s, pre 1986. Has a brass bushing on the connecting rod.

A stock crank (photo by: Turd Ferguson)
Stock Puch non-Korado crank (photo by: Turd Ferguson)


Top Racing

Aftermarket crank with roller bearing on the connecting rod. Good Quality. Requires special bearings or machining a new circlip groove. Now being sold under the name "parmakit."

Rito

Aftermarket roller bearing crank. There is good information about the differences between the Rito and the Top Racing in this thread.


DMP

Aftermarket roller bearing crank. Good quality. Comes in Teflon stuffed and unstuffed versions.


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