Getting the most from a scooter - Page 2 - Fuelly Forums
Go Back   Fuelly Forums > Fuel Talk > Motorcycles
Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-08-2008, 09:58 PM   #11
Registered Member
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 11
Country: United States
My scooter releases the engine below 15 MPH so I slow to 15 MPH, cut engine, ensure engine shuts off, turn engine run switch back to run position so the scoot registers the miles coasted, prepare to re-start the scoot when balance becomes difficult. Go here learn how CVT's work. I can explain it but this link is pretty good. The belt disengaging the engine happens below 15 MPH due to the centrifugal clutch slowing down and the clutch shoes releasing the drum.

1fixitman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2008, 11:23 AM   #12
Registered Member
DarbyWalters's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 376
Country: United States
You also need to GPS your speed and mileage to get a true reading of both...Scooters are notorious for errors of 10-15%

2006 Jeep Liberty CRD...Founder of L.O.S.T.
OME 2.25" Lift w/ Toyo Open Country HTs 235/75/16s
ASFIR Alum Eng/Tranny/Transfercase/Fuel Skids
2002 Air Box Mod...Air Tabs (5) on Roof...(3)each behind rear windows
Partial Grill Block with Custom Air Scoop and 3" Open Catback Exhaust
Lambretta UNO150cc 4 Stroke Scooter

DarbyWalters is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2008, 08:04 AM   #13
Registered Member
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 409
Country: United States
Unfortunately, the scooter is now totalled (catastrophic frame damage). On the bright side, nobody got seriuosly injured :-)

red91sit is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Has anyone thought of using 4 'donut' tires? Peakster Experiments, Modifications and DIY 62 10-25-2012 07:16 PM
Provision for fuel system cleaners FastNLoose Fuelly Web Support and Community News 7 02-08-2010 01:39 AM
Vote for Tips pb Fuelly Web Support and Community News 0 09-16-2008 05:23 AM
VW GTI Not Listed ladougg Fuelly Web Support and Community News 2 08-18-2008 06:12 AM
smartzuuk: West Coast Canadian with a diesel smart car smartzuuk Introduce Yourself - New member Welcome 3 11-01-2006 10:14 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:23 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.