Origin Of The Species.

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by fetor56, Dec 31, 2007.

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  1. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

    Out of curiosity does anyone know where these Happy-Time 2-stroke engines originated from.
    Are they Chinese clones of something else,or genuine Chinese engines in their own right.
    A friend said he saw a moped magazine on the internet from the 1950's.It was in a foreign language but on the front cover was a HT engine.
    I use my bug on a daily basis and i figured it wouldn't hurt to know it's beginnings......Chinese or what? :confused:

  2. uncle_punk13

    uncle_punk13 Guest

    It is my understanding they are copies of a russian design from long ago... Anyone got the 'for sure' scoop on this?