Putting an cone / pod filter on chinese scooter

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Putting an cone / pod filter on chinese scooter

Postby superiornz » Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:55 pm

Hey guys,

Just bought one of the arrow 50 second hand...

http://www.arrowmotors.co.nz/scooters.html

They come with the restrictors removed so max speed is about 70kmh....

On flats and downhill they are quick but uphills it struggles.. really does..... (30-40kmh)...

I want to make it have a bit more grunt, i changed the spark plugs to some HGK ones (just standard, didnt have any iridium v notch ones) and put some 10-40 semi synthetic 4 stroke oil in....

I wanted to put a little pod filter in but from the air box, there is a pipe that goes to the carb (main hose) and a small one (looks like a fat fuel line) that goes into some sort of fan turbine looking thing next to the oil dipstick...

Just wondering, if i remove the box and put a pod filter directly onto the carburetta, the smaller hose would be sucking in dirty air... is this just a cooling fan which doesnt need clean filtered air or will it damage the bike? if so, how could i put a pod filter in the correct way?

also what other methods are there to increase acceleration / uphill power?

Thanks guys,

Jun
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Postby ae86guy » Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:51 pm

Pop the head off a bit of porting and raise the compression
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