New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Data » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:27 am

The deals on GTS300's are currently amazing. If I were in the market for one, now is the time to buy. The new 300HPE engine will be more powerful for sure, but the current version is no slouch.

Horobags, I'd take one of the current models out for a ride. Try it. You might be quite surprised at how well it goes. It may just save you a shed load of money. It may be just what you are looking for. And, later if you want more power you can easily coax more out of the current engine if needed. they are very strong engines (you prolly know that). When mine is out of warranty I'm going to fit the Malossi 282 kit which will push power up to 26.5hp with a corresponding increase in torque. The HPE version that's coming out will have 24hp with more torque than the current standard GTS300, so that will be good, but probably won't be as fast as the 282cc kitted current engine. Once kitted out with the 282 kit, I'll upgear it slightly to take advantage of a higher speed cruise performance. ;) The great thing about upgrading the engine is that it's so easy to do on these lovely bikes. Nothing is hard or complicated.

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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Has been maxi tours » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:01 am

I'm surprised you feel the need to tune the 300 .Could understand if had 125 taking it to 218 .
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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Data » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:12 am

Hi Julian,

I don't have any real need to upgrade the engine power, as you know they go really well in standard trim, but think it will be fun to do. It's already so much fun watching motorists and some motorcyclists being left in my wake as I power away from the lights and roundabouts. And the surprise they get on country roads when I'm doing near 70mph and lean it over into the sweeping bends is priceless. At the Bentley bike night I've been approached several times by bikers who were 'stuck' behind me, unable to take me. They seem genuinely awe struck at the fact a 'scooter' can do that. We've had some interesting conversations, all good! But I think I can do better! And taking engines apart is what I do... :lol:

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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Has been maxi tours » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:48 am

Fair enough if can do yourself and enjoy it doing it .
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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Data » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:31 am

Julian, do you want me to do yours? You can ride mine first after I've converted it to help you make your mind up! You won't be disappointed, they go like bloody hell! Totally different to the standard bike. You get a real punch in the back when you twist that grip. It's like a two stroke coming on to pipe with a sudden surge of power. :o

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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Has been maxi tours » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:41 am

Mines the gt 200 carb I have looked at the full kit with V4 head and cam ect .Ill be selling mine next year so not worth spending on it plus it's got 30 k plus kms on it .Germans do a Kublar kit think it's called with longer stroke cam for 125 200 a bit of crankcase machining needed that along with mallossi kit takes power way up to 300 levels .Be about same price paid for burger 400 just for parts .

Thanks for the offer tho .
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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Has been maxi tours » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:03 am

https://www.sip-scootershop.com/en/prod ... r_kbr10002


That's one uses piaggio cylinder I think they do one with Mallossi kit as well .
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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by bn1966 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:29 pm

About to upgrade my GTV SG 300, going very mild with a Polini 'Hi Speed' Variator, kevlar belt, Polini 'Racing' clutch & clutch bell. Hopefully a bit more responsive & no flat spots.

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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Data » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:20 am

The Polini gets good results. Let us know how you get on.

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Re: New Vespa (more BHP) GTS 300 For 2019

Post by Data » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:21 am

Has been maxi tours wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:41 am
Mines the gt 200 carb I have looked at the full kit with V4 head and cam ect .Ill be selling mine next year so not worth spending on it plus it's got 30 k plus kms on it .Germans do a Kublar kit think it's called with longer stroke cam for 125 200 a bit of crankcase machining needed that along with mallossi kit takes power way up to 300 levels .Be about same price paid for burger 400 just for parts .

Thanks for the offer tho .
Will you be getting maybe a 250/300 to replace it with?


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