Re: Motobecane Dimboy variator upgrade fail - Crank shaft too short?

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Tons of information here on MA, just search it out before you attempt to do any mods on any moped would be a good suggestion for anyone. new or old to the moped scene. Always something to learn (or forget like us old folks experience sometimes)

1978-79 the speed rating was A=30mph B=25mph C=20mph

1980 up the speed rating was A=20mph B=25mph C=30mph

Prior to that there was no letter on the head badge, but here is a gearchart for the ratios for the earlier bikes.

Also handy as some folks have swapped wheels and pulley assemblies and all sorts of things over the years.

MobySprocketSets.JPG

> Sam R Wrote:

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> I bought this variator from user idmasse and he sent me the wrong outter

> plate too. It's too fat to fit inside the more narrow variated clutch.

> Not getting a reply from him after a week. How do you guys go about

> making sure people know about this kind of stuff? I think he's still

> selling Moby parts.

>

> If anyone has the outter plate to a Moby variator let me know! I'd

> rather buy it from one of you than a whole new variator from treats or

> eBay.

>

> Also, I have the 1980 "C" bike so 30 mph. What will happen if I don't

> change the gearing? I'm assuming I'll have the same not-so-great torque

> but more top speed, is that right?

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