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Old 05-03-2010, 11:52 AM   #1
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Zuma 125 blog......

So I was hijacking another thread and still will

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=565740

but I wanted a place to document my scoot and stuff with control over the first post

So here goes:

Break-in Mileage
First tank: 79 mpg (1/3 - 2/3 throttle)
Second tank: 83 mpg (1/3 - 2/3 - 3/3 (small amount) throttle)
Third tank: 77 mpg (1/3 - 2/3 - 3/3 (bit more ) throttle)
Fourth tank 79 MPG (1/3 - 2/3 - 3/3 (bit more ) throttle)
Fifth tank 82 MPG (1/3 - 2/3 - 3/3 (bit more ) throttle)
Sixth tank 86.3MPG (2/3 - 3/3 (lots more ) throttle)
Seventh tank 79.80MPG (mostly 1/2 to wot)
I think the mileage depends on the number of green vs red lights I get on my wee commute


Mods and silly add-on's
Garmin 60cx with garmin bicycle mount.
Rubber diamond plate for foot positions.
RAM mount
top box time
bye bye decals!
Get these mirrors!

ride reports
Boldly going nowhere - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=600475
WeeBeastie takes on Hwy 1 - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=610896
Mini memorial ride, RIP Kari - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...&postcount=134
WeeBeastie takes on Hwy 1 again - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...&postcount=205
WeeBeastie and gorilla cooking http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...9&postcount=64
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Old 05-03-2010, 11:52 AM   #2
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Mileage - After break-in service

8th tank of gas and after the tune up the mileage has dropped :(, this could be a combination of hard riding and many many red lights so time will tell.

8th fill up -MPG 73mpg (mostly hill, wot and red lights )
9th fill up - MPG 83 (more hills, long straights and no lights)
10th fill up - MPG 72.8 ( red light traffic )

So now a few tanks later I came to the conclusion that I will get 85+ on extend trips with little or no stops regardless of the hills etc.
Low to mid 70' when commuting. lots of filtering and wot from the lights etc.

Still not bad and if I can lose some weight I might get a little better still
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Old 05-03-2010, 11:52 AM   #3
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Fastest speed so far *63.7* MPH gps indicated.

History
51.7 -> 52 -> 52.2 - >53.2 -> 53.4 -> 58.7 ->60.3 -> 63.7
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Old 05-03-2010, 11:54 AM   #4
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picked up a new 09 this April morning.
Got a fair deal from the san jose dealer and was in and out in 10 minutes

The back and forth with the other place made this an easy choice.

Of course it rained all morning and I had a fun ride back in a nice wet thunderstorm



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Old 05-03-2010, 11:55 AM   #5
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u mind posting your OTD price? im just curious.

btw..my vino can hit 57-58mph indicated. im not sure what it really is GPS wise. tire pressure makes a huge difference in top speed.
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:28 PM   #6
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u mind posting your OTD price? im just curious.

btw..my vino can hit 57-58mph indicated. im not sure what it really is GPS wise. tire pressure makes a huge difference in top speed.
I don't have the papers in front of me but I paid invoice of around 2,700 then all the fee and mofo tax crap

My speedo is way off as expected, under 40 it is within 2- of actual, over 45 it is very optimistic maybe as much as 5- of actual.
Feeling like it has loosened up since new but still is being treated nicely with break in going on.
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Old 05-03-2010, 11:56 AM   #7
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Scrapped the led rear brake bulb idea, didn't know about the location, I will do the LED version (full led panel) eventually, nice to have a bright tail light in commuter traffic for sure.

Garmin GPS. Only issue is the one I caught will power off if I hit a large bump. Not a huge deal but kinda annoying, need to see if there is a easy fix for that other then wire it for power.


I seem to like to stretch out and not use the floor board too much, so I cut out some of my fav rubber diamond plate and stuck it on so it has some more grip and doesn't look so messy with all the scuffs etc on the smooth plastic.
(very klr I know!)



now to figure out the rear rack thingy since they are on back order from Japan.

Might go the welding route O'Hooligan mentioned
but I need to find a damn welder first that is local
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Old 09-10-2010, 06:07 PM   #8
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where did you get the rubber plate. I bought some in 05 from a place, still had the part number too but they dont sell it.

Tech Spec Gripster Traction Pads, Universal Sheet 7.5"x12"
You cut out for a dirtbike tank grip but now I cant find it anywhere.







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Scrapped the led rear brake bulb idea, didn't know about the location, I will do the LED version (full led panel) eventually, nice to have a bright tail light in commuter traffic for sure.

Garmin GPS. Only issue is the one I caught will power off if I hit a large bump. Not a huge deal but kinda annoying, need to see if there is a easy fix for that other then wire it for power.


I seem to like to stretch out and not use the floor board too much, so I cut out some of my fav rubber diamond plate and stuck it on so it has some more grip and doesn't look so messy with all the scuffs etc on the smooth plastic.
(very klr I know!)



now to figure out the rear rack thingy since they are on back order from Japan.

Might go the welding route O'Hooligan mentioned
but I need to find a damn welder first that is local
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Old 06-11-2012, 03:37 PM   #9
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Sorry if someone else pitched in on this fix already regarding your 60CSx "skipping" but I'm too lazy to read the entire thread. The problem is the batteries jump just enough to short out. The fix is to wrap a bit of electrical tape around the middle (waist if you will) of the AA batteries to make them fit quite snug in the compartment. This keeps them from jumping or sliding away from the contacts in the event of a bump. A little die-electric grease on the contacts helps too.

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Garmin GPS. Only issue is the one I caught will power off if I hit a large bump. Not a huge deal but kinda annoying, need to see if there is a easy fix for that other then wire it for power.








Might go the welding route O'Hooligan mentioned
but I need to find a damn welder first that is local
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:13 AM   #10
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Gary, here is the weld job of the eyebrow rack.PhotobucketPhotobucket
And the "Batmobile"look!
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Old 05-04-2010, 02:19 PM   #11
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Looks great, I have to source a local welder and see if they can fabricate my wee design

for your sticker
http://www.nicknacks-n-more.com/graphicfun.htm

bound to be a way to get a nice size one for the front

Nice screen, what was that again, you told me over the weekend but i forgot
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Old 05-04-2010, 02:32 PM   #12
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The screen is from a R1200 roadster, try to look for a used one as they are quite pricey. Looks good, but only keeps the wind off the chest.
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The screen is from a R1200 roadster, try to look for a used one as they are quite pricey. Looks good, but only keeps the wind off the chest.
I think some swap meets are in my future.


so far I have not really wanted for a screen other then the cool looks of course
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installed the cup holder tonight, I get silly nervous drilling into the plastic
but it went ok, heart rate dropped and it should be a useful addition.
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top box time

Ordered the sear rip off of the jcwhitney top box, when it arrived it came in a jcwhitney box so I guess it was not a rip off but a over stock or some such other magical reduced price wizardry.

My rear rack arrived, man that thing is heavy! When time and fabrication time allows I will attempt to fab something as strong but lighter.

Anyway the main reason was so when the wife uses it she can stuff her milk and bread etc.
The other reason is so when I rig the highway pegs for my son he has something to lean on.
I might try to put a bit of foam in there and carry my laptop too, we shall see.
The one thing I will not be doing is putting a helmet in it. It won't fit


Doesn't look too ugly

The 15 minute "I think I have some scrap that will work" method
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