9 Horses of Fury...A Zuma 125 on the Loose

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by cbolling, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. sirloynz

    sirloynz Long timer

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    I'm going to look at a 2009 like yours with 60 miles on the odo today. If I get it there'll be 6000 by the end of summer. :D Thanks for the inspiration, cbolling!

    Yes, big changes on the new one. Can't wait to ride it!

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    Rear disc brake!!! Finally! :clap

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  2. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    I never heard any clicking on mine. Not sure what that might be.

    As for top cases. You can buy the Yamaha rack and then fit a monolock Givi on the back or go with Shad and their whole rack mount set up.

    There may be some more options out there now. It has been a few years since I looked at them.
  3. sirloynz

    sirloynz Long timer

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    Picked mine up this afternoon. It's been sitting in a garage for 6 years with a cover over it. 59 miles on the odo. :evil

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  4. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Damn!!! Good find. That looks just like mine did.:clap
  5. k-moe

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    The Zuma 125-R is also physically larger than the Zuma 125

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  6. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    That is cool. I will have to look on YouTube and find some videos about it.
  7. Flo_Evans

    Flo_Evans Been here awhile

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  8. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Love the Orange!
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    Dangerish I fall a lot

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  10. Flo_Evans

    Flo_Evans Been here awhile

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    So how did the tires go?

    I swapped out 3 stock variator weights for 11 gram ones (stock is 12g). This gives it a little extra kick in the pants off the line at the cost of 5 or so mph on the top end.

    Unfortunately in my excitement (doing power slides on the grass...) I grabbed a little to much front brake and tucked the front tire ending up with a cracked fairing (leg shield in scoot land I guess):muutt
  11. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    We need pics
  12. Flo_Evans

    Flo_Evans Been here awhile

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    Of what? The variator or the cracked plastic :p

    Pretty easy to mess with just a few Phillips screws on the plastic then some 8mm bolts on the case itself. Had to use a rubber mallet to knock it free, taking care not to rip gasket. There are two free floating locator pins that you need to keep track of too. Found one on the garage floor when I was done and had to do it over.

    You need an impact wrench to actually get the variator apart, although it seems there are holes for a special tool. The weights themselves seem to be directional, make sure you put them in the same way as the old ones, check they roll freely inside the case then put it all back together.
  13. k-moe

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    :fpalm The bodywork damage (better yet the crash itself ;) ) cbolling has had a Zuma 125 variator apart more than a few times.

    BTW I hope that you didn't use the impact gun to tighten the variator nut. Those threads are part of the crankshaft, and there is a torque value for the nut.
  14. Flo_Evans

    Flo_Evans Been here awhile

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    Wasn't really that bad, just broke the reflector off and the plastic around the hole. I unfortunately cracked the other side getting it off. Should have probably left it alone and just put a sticker over it.

    And yeah of course I used the impact to re-tighten the nut...
  15. balnobbers

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    The ZumaR looks really good at first glance . Yahaha have a release date or even coming to the States ?
  16. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Wow, I see that Photobucket has decided to upload the pics that they took down and make this thread viewable again.
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