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Old 05-13-2011, 05:24 PM   #1
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New scoot for me! 2002 Aprilia Scarabeo 150

....with a blown motor

But hey, cant beat $250! Im thinking the Polini 177cc big bore kit to get it back up and running.

What can people tell me about this thing? Owner/service manuals? Parts sources? FAQs, etc?

Also, Ive read the rear case is just a rebranded GIVI? I have the rear case mount bar, its just removed. So if I buy a givi rear case it will pop on?

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Old 05-13-2011, 05:34 PM   #2
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Isn't that scooter liquid cooled.
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Old 05-13-2011, 05:47 PM   #3
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Awesome scooter-

looks like MSRP was over $4k when it was new. Hope you can get it back on the road!

Hexnut is correct- it's showing a water cooled engine:

http://www.teameffortcycle.com/new_v...l.asp?veh=3634
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:05 PM   #4
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I got an '03 and love it! It handles like a dream and has such smooth power that amazes me it is just a 150. I hope you get yours fixed, and boosting the ccs to 177 sounds very interesting.
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:54 PM   #5
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Thats an ok deal. But I think even $250 is pushing it if the motors toast!

But hey, NEVER look back! But its not really that bad a deal.

hexnut it is liquid cooled indeed. I believe he is talking about this:

http://www.scooterpartsplace.com/pol...-scarabeo.aspx

DAMN thats expensive as hell! $529+ shipping and handling! BUT if thats all he needs to get it going, a 177 cc $779 Scarebeo 150 sounds like a sweet deal to me!

Although it may need more. That kit doesn't appear to include valves/ top end, which very well may be blown. But then again they can be replaced for a decent price. Theres not a lot to these little motors!

Well good luck and I'm interested in seeing the build!
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Old 05-14-2011, 06:33 PM   #6
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I would pull the cam cover and make sure the valve train looks intact before ordering a piston/cylinder kit.

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