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by MrGrumpy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: I know it's not a scooter but...
Replies: 31
Views: 677
England

Re: I know it's not a scooter but...

Does it work better in pushbikes than in scooters? (Given my unhappy experiences with various gunges),
by MrGrumpy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: I know it's not a scooter but...
Replies: 31
Views: 677
England

Re: I know it's not a scooter but...

The trouble with pushbikes for me is that they hate me - I only have to sit on one and it gets a puncture!!
by MrGrumpy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Running in of new engines
Replies: 15
Views: 485
England

Re: Running in of new engines

Data wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:21 am
My car, as do many makes of newer cars, even records when I check the oil.
How does it know that??? :?:
by MrGrumpy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Running in of new engines
Replies: 15
Views: 485
England

Re: Running in of new engines

These days, you'd expect the engine to report any over-revving directly to HQ over a phone link, and you'd get a 'warranty now invalid' text on your phone within 2 minutes!!
by MrGrumpy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Running in of new engines
Replies: 15
Views: 485
England

Re: Running in of new engines

Which is why you should think carefully before buying that ex-demo dealer bike. It's had the nuts thrashed out of it. Come on, who respects that demo bike - you want to see what it will do, dontcha? :lol: Well...yes! However, the guys in the video would claim that their tests show it doesn't make a...
by MrGrumpy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Running in of new engines
Replies: 15
Views: 485
England

Running in of new engines

A little OT, but the best way to run a new engine in is something we have discussed before. Just came across this youtube video



who did some actual tests and they come to the conclusion that it makes sod all difference!
by MrGrumpy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Kymco Xciting 400 test
Replies: 7
Views: 265
England

Re: Kymco Xciting 400 test

Wowee! The AK550 has finally made it to the Kymco UK website!!
by MrGrumpy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Kymco Xciting 400 test
Replies: 7
Views: 265
England

Re: Kymco Xciting 400 test

Its described as a 'new' model on the Visordown test - perhaps this is a revised version?
by MrGrumpy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Kymco Xciting 400 test
Replies: 7
Views: 265
England

Re: Kymco Xciting 400 test

...and it seems as if Kymco will actually have a stand at Motorcyle Live this year.

https://www.morebikes.co.uk/54305/kymco ... its-range/