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General Information:
 
  • This model was painted "Mercury Green" and "Dull Aluminum."
  • Model & serial numbers were on the instruction plate riveted across the front of the fuel tank rim.
  • Serial numbers 214324 to 234323 are 1947-48 models.
  • 243054 to 261720 are 1948-49 models.
  • 379650 to 390192 are 1949-50 models.
  • 438834 to 441837 are 1950 models.
  • 449194 to 450695 are 1950-51 models.
  • 465696 to 473705 are 1951 models.
  • 493751 to 495754 are 1951-52 models
  • 525404 to 548762 are 1952 models.
  • A carrying handle on top of the motor appeared about 1949. (Pictured in right photo.)
  • The style of the tiller handle grip changed about 1950.
  • 1951 and 52 models had a different, larger exhaust manifold on the port side.
  • A few KE4's in the 1950 time period had the letters "HD" stamped into the instruction plate. These were equipped with a larger carburetor and smaller KF3 style gear housing and were intended as racing motors.