Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?

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I really like my Kinetic. Really bright lights, really nice brakes, performance and stock parts (Vespa) for days, one of the best ignitions on any moped ever, decent suspension. My advice would be to go ahead and loctite everything and get some better rear shocks.

Go ahead and clean the outside of the head right around the decompression valve.

The goal being to see if oil/shit leaks from around the decomp and thus the lowish compression. The other thing is that cheap compression gauges suck. I am not one of those, "buy only the most expensive tools" guys but Harbor Freight compression gauges suck. They just make shit up.

As for the no idle I would bet its the carburetor.

There is a little hole below the main venturi there. I am pretty sure its on the shim/intake side but I am not 100% sure without having one in my hand.

It is straight up tiny. Like you have to blast it with carb cleaner and blow it out with air and if you want to poke it you need to use a strand from a spun brake cable.

If its a 13mm SHA that means someone was trying to do performance upgrades so its possible other stuff was fucked with.

I also had a coil go bad on a Kinetic once and it had a kind of weak idle before hand so thats something to try if you have a spare coil laying around.

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  cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Topic by: preeesh . preeesh . 05/30/12 03:58PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Don Sumpter (OFMC) Don Sumpter (OFMC) 05/30/12 04:08PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Saabsonettguy . Saabsonettguy . 05/30/12 04:20PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Downhill Harvey (OFMC) Downhill Harvey (OFMC) 05/30/12 06:22PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Jimbo Grand Daddy Jimbo Grand Daddy 05/30/12 06:49PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Woot Senpai Woot Senpai 05/31/12 11:37AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Rick Ems Rick Ems 05/31/12 01:22AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Stephen Keller Stephen Keller 05/31/12 01:31AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: mit mortso mit mortso 05/31/12 01:43AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 05/31/12 02:38PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: John Kiniston John Kiniston 06/01/12 08:32PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: felix the cat felix the cat 06/01/12 09:57PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: ben hooker ben hooker 06/01/12 11:31PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Cosmo nPuch Stillstolen Cosmo nPuch Stillstolen 06/01/12 11:35PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: ben hooker ben hooker 06/01/12 11:37PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Todd Hooker Todd Hooker 06/01/12 11:52PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: mit mortso mit mortso 06/02/12 12:25AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Downhill Harvey (OFMC) Downhill Harvey (OFMC) 06/02/12 02:02AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: ben hooker ben hooker 06/02/12 09:55AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Moped Jay Moped Jay 06/02/12 05:45AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Downhill Harvey (OFMC) Downhill Harvey (OFMC) 06/02/12 07:15AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Moped Jay Moped Jay 06/02/12 08:25AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/03/12 11:56AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Leo Heyman Leo Heyman 06/03/12 12:53PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/05/12 12:44AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: -p0tty - -p0tty - 06/05/12 01:44AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/05/12 09:50AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: -p0tty - -p0tty - 06/05/12 10:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Woot Senpai Woot Senpai 06/05/12 10:34AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/05/12 02:51PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/07/12 03:46PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Bryan Butler Bryan Butler 06/09/12 01:26PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/07/12 09:26PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/08/12 09:17PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/09/12 11:14PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Bryan Butler Bryan Butler 06/09/12 11:19PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Tate The Great Tate The Great 06/10/12 12:14AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Bryan Butler Bryan Butler 06/10/12 12:56AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Adam Blickhahn Adam Blickhahn 06/10/12 01:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/10/12 07:44PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Adam Blickhahn Adam Blickhahn 06/10/12 09:17PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 02:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 02:22PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Graham Motzing Graham Motzing 06/11/12 03:33PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/11/12 03:34PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 11:15PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 06/11/12 11:31PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 11:44PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/11/12 11:52PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/14/12 09:26AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/14/12 01:33PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/14/12 03:10PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 06/14/12 03:24PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Patrick Keaton Patrick Keaton 06/14/12 04:01PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/15/12 01:16AM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 06/18/12 10:13AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 06/18/12 12:16PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/07/12 08:37PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/07/12 09:01PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Jax Rhapsody Jax Rhapsody 07/07/12 09:16PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/09/12 03:48PM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/16/12 09:39PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 07/24/12 04:58PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/07/12 01:01PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 07/24/12 07:03PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Aaron Miller Aaron Miller 07/25/12 01:19AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/08/12 04:04PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/08/12 04:40PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/08/12 06:08PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/17/12 10:46AM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/08/12 10:06PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/17/12 02:54PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/17/12 03:37PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Jax Rhapsody Jax Rhapsody 08/17/12 04:50PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: Maciek Dub Maciek Dub 08/17/12 06:07PM
  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 08/20/12 08:41AM
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  Re: cheap Kinetic project, bad idea?Re: preeesh . preeesh . 09/04/12 07:24PM
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