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Old 07-23-2013, 09:28 PM   #61
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I have to echo what others have said about the Symba. I've had mine just over a year now with about 2300 miles. It's a great bike with no issues at all. I wish Honda would bring the Cub back to the US, but until they do the Symba is a great alternative. I know that Taiwan often gets lumped in with mainland China in terms of quality, but Taiwan really is worlds apart.
I live next to a Scooter dealer and they refuse to deal in or work on Chinese-made scooters, but they sell Kymcos and work on my Yamaha (made in Taiwan) without question. For what it's worth, some people who work on scooters all the time do in fact rank Taiwanese scooters at the same level of Italian, Japanese and well, Vespas (sorry, not sure where they actually make Vespas now).

That fact that Yamaha and Honda trust Taiwan to make some of their bikes says something. Thailand also manufacturers some sweet Japanese-branded bikes too (but they aren't available here).

They freaking love their scooters out there. Don't believe me?



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Old 07-24-2013, 11:22 AM   #62
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I like your front basket. It looks like it could be adapted to my Symba fairly easily. Where did you get it?

Thanks.
Basket came with the scooter, along with the metal rack between the legs:



Keep experiencing the 'surging' at low-to-mid engine rpm range, especially when held at constant throttle.
I've checked the fuel flow, tank evap hose... can't figure out what's causing the 'surging'...
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Old 07-24-2013, 02:11 PM   #63
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Old 07-24-2013, 03:13 PM   #64
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I know....
What's your point?

or do you even have one?
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:27 PM   #65
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Actually I have personal experience with this bike. I owned one and cured all the problems with it. If you weren't so condescending maybe someone would help you.
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:41 PM   #66
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Actually I have personal experience with this bike. I owned one and cured all the problems with it. If you weren't so condescending maybe someone would help you.
Still holding grunge from previous threads I see..

Havn't you learned from your old age?

Your personal experience means nothing when you are closed-minded and unwilling to help those in need.
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:48 PM   #67
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Then figure it out yourself smart boy. I did a write up on the net on the surging problem. Its not under hexnut. I actually posted it in this thread the other day but deleted it because of your elitist attitude.



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Old 07-24-2013, 07:03 PM   #68
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Then figure it out yourself smart boy. I did a write up on the net on the surging problem. Its not under hexnut. I actually posted it in this thread the other day but deleted it because of your elitist attitude
As if you're any better?

Whatever you did means dick when you're an helpless lump..
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:25 PM   #69
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Actually I have personal experience with this bike. I owned one and cured all the problems with it. If you weren't so condescending maybe someone would help you.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:31 AM   #70
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:48 AM   #71
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Camping with a Super Cub in Japan

Look at this guy take his Honda Super Cub for a 180 kms. ride to a campsite (took him about 5 hours of easy riding including the ferry ride). Ignore the Japanese captions if you can't read them and simply enjoy his story through the video.


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Old 07-31-2013, 10:57 AM   #72
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I wonder how much toll was paid in that 180 km?
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:02 AM   #73
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I wonder how much toll was paid in that 180 km?
He used only local roads. At the bridge, there is a cheap toll for motorycles/scooters 125cc or less for about 200 ($2). As for the ferry ride, that one could be less than 1,000 ($10).
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:42 AM   #74
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Reeeeeal nice!
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:55 AM   #75
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Progress on the Chinese SuperCub clone:

Re-jet carb, removed airbox to use a cone air filter, ceramic wrap the header portion of exhaust:



Surging issues mostly gone, some back firing with OEM airbox, but none with cone air filter. Spark plug gotta good tan.

I removed about 8-10 lb. of stuff from OEM scoot, about 4-5% of weight loss on vehicle.

About 300 miles put on the SuperCub clone since July 16th.. so far so good.
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