Options for a flat slide on Chinese scooter

Eric Davenport /

I got a china scooter for super cheap. I'm wanting to throw some speed parts on it but can't seem to find any info on installing a non diaphragm carb on it. Any help or links would be appreciated

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FINALLY! A scooter guy who uses the correct forum! Bravo!

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Eric Davenport /

Not a scooter guy by any means. I've been on here for a while though

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> FINALLY! A scooter guy who uses the correct forum! Bravo!

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I didn't bother him.........….I praised him. You guys polluting the MOPED General Discussion with yer snail threads.

True MO-PED people know the difference! LOL!

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Paola looks like that woman WITH a mustache! LOL!

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Is it a two stroke man? Ur gonna have to replace the vacuum actuated petcock with a standard one most likely.

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> Paola looks like that woman WITH a mustache! LOL!

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> Is it a two stroke man? Ur gonna have to replace the vacuum actuated

> petcock with a standard one most likely.

There you go! Help on the proper forum for scoots. Not trash-mouthing from K-evil, Paola, or Azed.

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Eric Davenport /

No it's a four stroke. Standard tao tao pos

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Phbg's will work on the stock intake. You're going to need a LOOOONG throttle cable though. The stock one will not work. You can get a phbg clone off eBay for around $30

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Rick Bergsma /

I'd put an O.K.O. on it

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What about that vacuum operated fuel delivery from the tank?

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That hooks to the intake not the carb. If he keeps the stock intake it will still work.

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Oh,okay! Well, he's ready to go find a pothole for it to dive into! LOL! JK

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Dirty30 Dillon /

I don't know what fantasy world some people live in where a 12x4 wheel is someone a death sentence with potholes, but a 17x2.25 is a like totally safe...

At least the scooter suspension is more than just a greases spring

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When a wheel fits into an Ohio pothole,yer history Bud. Larger wheels fit less easily. Simple...………………………………………..

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They sell whole "big bore kits" (kinda hate that term cuz it so plainly reeks of scooter tunerz) but u can get those for under 100 bucks, I got one free for helping a guy install one on his (he bought 2, gave me the spare)

The carb was fine. Actually I shouldn't say that, the choke never worked and the cable would hang up on shit all the time. But the diaphragm aspect was never trouble, had good throttle response. As for the fuel petcock thing? You can get ones that are direct flow, just swapping the petcock and plugging the bung on the intake. Actually most all of the several China 4t scooters I've helped people fix most 9ften it's that vacuum line that had failed. Simple fix, worth it to avoid entirely. But it does work with whatever carb you put on. Ideally a 4 stroke carb, or properly setup for 4 strokes, some moped ones like phbg require different atomizers for example. It is as mentioned a different throttle style so you need a new throttle cable and its gotta be extra long to go all the way back under the floorboards etc. A bicycle derailleur cable and housing with a mini knarp would work too

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Rick Bergsma /

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Thankfully there's no Ohio potholes where I live

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Eric Davenport /

Will, I have a 50mm big bore and cam for it already. Also ordered a "big valve" head it came in the other day. It's just a stock head with small valves and ports. So I'm gonna stick with the scooter carb for now. I guess even when buying Chinese you get what you pay for. I just can't justify spending $100+ for a hoca or ncy brand head for a $25 scooter

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I may perish on a moped,Rick………….but NEVER on a `snail-lookin, pothole-diving snail'. LOL!

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Dirty30 Dillon /

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Ya, that's not really how it works. Wheels aren't fucking legos.

I would rather have a slightly shorter, but wider tire, than have a tall, very skinny tire, when I hit a pothole. On top of that, you've got much better suspension than 95% of all mopeds

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Baloney! You can't span a pothole,yer going down.Bigger diameter tire is better. Deeper you go,more it has to TRY and climb upward. It's simple, life-saving physics knowledge.

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don also weighs upwards to 300 lbs, too.

there's a lot to be said of just watching the road while you ride.

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Edumacate yerself,Dillon! Read a coupla sentences of the dangers of snails and potholes.

http://motorscootermuse.com/potholes.php

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Eric Davenport /

You could always just not drive into pot holes. Works pretty good for me.

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That's what I was thinking.....

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Dirty30 Dillon /

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> Baloney! You can't span a pothole,yer going down.Bigger diameter tire is

> better. Deeper you go,more it has to TRY and climb upward. It's simple,

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Tires aren't spanning shit, you tire has a like 1/2" by 1" contact patch.

IDK about Ohio potholes, but the ones in NYC are undoubtedly no joke and I commute regularly on a Chappy. I think if you are really that concerned about hitting a pothole, you should spend less time worrying about your tire size and more about your riding skills.

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