Project 'beo

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by vtwin, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    The looks just agree with me. I pulled the trigger and bought SikDmax's project 150. Hope I can get it running without alot of intense work.:lol3 Delivery day and SikDmax has got a nice recovery vehicle!

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    The drop down holds his ramp.

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    Wish me luck.
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  2. btcn

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    Sounds fun and good luck! Let us know how it goes!
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  3. alphaBETAdog

    alphaBETAdog Been here awhile

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    Good luck with that 'Beo. Did you get the rest of it, like in plastics?

    I got a nice stable of bikes, but for a quick local ride; my Scarabeo really puts a smile on my face. :raabia
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  4. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Thanks guys. Yep, got all the plastics. I could use a service manual if anyone knows of one floating around. Are the mirrors standard 10mm ones? I'm sure I'll have alot of other questions.
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  5. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Well, looks like really bad news.:cry

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    Anybody have a good engine laying around?:deal
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  6. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    Holy hell!That engine had some issues. :eek1
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  7. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Guess I should not buy sight unseen. Oh well, have gotten lucky in the past. Looks like it may be an ebay scoot. Too bad as it's a pretty clean bike.
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  8. Forde

    Forde Been here awhile

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    what in the fck happened to that :huh
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  9. MODNROD

    MODNROD Decisions, decisions

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    One word.....

    MALOSSI!
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  10. bbishoppcm

    bbishoppcm It ain't a moped.

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    If I were to hazard a guess, I would have to say it was killed through lack of maintenance...

    The engine is rebuildable though; looks like a complete head, cylinder, piston, and crank assembly. Hey, I never said it would be cheap!
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  11. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    I'll be checking on prices for these, will update as it happens. Some hopping up isn't out of the question either.:evil
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  12. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Took the cylinder off yesterday, wow!:eek1

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    I only took a quick look into the carb and didn't notice the carb slide missing.:dunno
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  13. btcn

    btcn Long timer

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    Holy shit!:eek2

    WTF happened to that thing?

    I'd say it ain't worth even trying unless you can find a decent used engine.
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  14. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    That's the plan. A new engine from Scuderia is close to $1700. May as well get another one for that. I think a used one will be cheaper than getting all the parts to get this one running.
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  15. btcn

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    Thats not tooo bad. A little more than its worth though I think.

    But, if you can find a decent priced used engine, why not? I here this is a pretty good scooter, can do 70-75 MPH I here.
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  16. bbishoppcm

    bbishoppcm It ain't a moped.

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    After looking at those photos, I'm gonna say she likely dropped a valve... am I right? This is the second low-mile Aprilia on this forum to have engine trouble. This does not bode well for the I-Talians...
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  17. alphaBETAdog

    alphaBETAdog Been here awhile

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    Try to find another one with some major crash damage and salvage the engine.
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  18. bbishoppcm

    bbishoppcm It ain't a moped.

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    My bad... the other one was a Kymco.
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  19. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    I've been searching for a used engine and have been asking on the Aprilia Forum and the Scarabeo Group. I've got time, so I'm not in a hurry.
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  20. btcn

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    Yea thats about the best you can do for now. A salvaged bike would be ideal. However, they ain't as easy to come around, as say a Honda, I'd recon. You'll have to look hard. A used engine is possible though.

    Since you ain't in no hurry, it'll probably come sooner or later. Or if you or you know someone than can fabricate an engine to fit it that'd be good. But then again, with that much work its not worth it.
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