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1957 Model 165

In 1957, the Model 165 was available in the same colors as its brother, the Hummer. The Model 165 and Hummer tank decals were now the same except for the model name. Both shared the same new muffler, hanger and clamps.

The Enthusiast new model announcement issue (Sept 1956) lists the following improvements: (1) Font wheel needle bearings; (2) New sturdier muffler mounting [and muffler] and clamp; (3) Horn mounting laminations increased from two to four; (4) New speedometer

Motor - General

Motor - Cylinder - Piston

Flywheels - Shafts - Connecting Rods

Crankcases and Fittings

Carburetor and Air Cleaner


Not used on this model.


The Model 165 used the same generator that was previously used on the 1952 Model 125.

See the Generator chapter for details.

Spark Coil and Spark Plugs

Starter and Transmission

Clutch and Clutch Control

Chain and Sprocket

Rear Wheel and Brake

Rims and Spokes

Front Wheel and Brake

Front Brake Control

Front Fork

Frame and Rear Fork

Safety Guard and Splash Shields

Jiffy Stand and Footrests



Dual Seat and Trail Seat

Buddy Seat

Luggage Carrier



Fenders and Chain Guards

Gas Tank

Tool Box

Muffler and Exhaust Pipe

Battery and Holders

Speedometer and Drive

Headlamp and Tail Lamp

Front Fender Lamp and Parts





Voltage Regulator

The 74510-47A voltage regulator is about 2.75 inches square. The cover is held on by 2 diagonally-located screws. This style was used from 1955 until 1959.

Auxiliary Seat and Footrests

Saddle Bags



Miscellaneous Common Items

Accessories - Not in Parts Catalogs

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Paint Colors

Standard: Birch White, High Fire, Pepper Red, Skyline Blue (TLB)
Optional: None
See the Paint Colors chapter for details.


Birch White

High Fire

Pepper Red

Skyline Blue

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