Jay - i think you better get over to this pagehttp://www.mopedriders.org/article_cat.php?fldAuto=2&sid=e47ff724f8cc8ebb0c1cb27cf7a2e731download the PDF manauls for the QT50 and spend some time getting to know your Yamahopper.As for the transmission, that PDF manual say .32 qt , that's 1/3 of one quart. Don't start by pouring a whole quart in there, of course you'll overflow th
Any other thoughts? Provo says they don't stock anything that heavy.
Where's a good source, here in the US, to buy variator rollers?I pulled the variator from my 83 Yamaha CV80 and checked the rollers and they're badly worn - major flatspots.They're 15mm dia.x 12mm width and 10.5 gr but I want to find something lighter, like 9.5 gr.Where should I be going to get them?ThanksForget about going to Yamaha - they list the whole variator as a single one-pi
Excellent link, brianf. Thanks a lot.
So the only way I'm going to be able to judge if the engine has compression is to get on it - assuming it's not sitting in some basement - pedal it about and get it rolling and engage the clutch?(and probably on 2 flat tires)How are the controls laid out? Right lever is front brake. Left lever is rear brake? Or clutch? I'd prefer to go over there a little informed instead of com
Well i was looking at an 82 qt50 earlier today - some kid in the neighborhood - and i do know that the rubber tube from the airbox, where the carb goes into it, there should be a clamp around that to insure a tight fit.Likewise, it's important to have tight fit where the front of the carb mounts too. It's important all around the carb that it's not sucking in air where it shouldn
OK supposing I travel the 25 miles to take a look at this Grande - I know nothing about it and have no experience with "peds" - just 2 stroke CVT scooters. Someone give me some more info on the Grande.Does it have a kick-starter or do you start one of these "peds" by pedaling up to a certain speed? What's it have for a transmission? If it doesn't have a kick-start
Anybody think this sounds like something I should jump on?1980 Vespa Piaggio Grande (moped)blue, 1 cyl 2 stroke, no title have maint/use manual, came w/house may run?, $75 as isFrom a local Swap Sheet - I called her - she know's next to nothing about it.