This episode is going to be short while I’m spending time tuning the new power. Since the first day I bought this exhaust the ZX-R logo has been an eye sore. The previous ZX riveted logo was much more nicer. This one, on the other hand, seems to be designed by a teenager using Microsoft Paint, as bad as my video thumbnails. That is not acceptable for a European masterpiece and therefore it must go! Getting rid of it is in fact really easy. Just make sure you drive the bike around and get the exhaust warm enough to make everything more workable with and it should come off as easy as the video illustrates. Check out my other videos in the meantime to make your 50cc scooter much more useful and fun to ride in the city!
The 2005 Piaggio Typhoon equipped with the 49cc Hi-Per 2 Engine is now completely unrestricted and performs significantly better than stock for nearly no money. In the previous episodes we demonstrated that the scooter can perform much better with the brass restrictor removed from the Dellorto 17.5 PHVA Carburetor, unlike what others say about the brass restrictor being there to improve performance (which is FALSE). Now, with the bike completely tuned, we have installed the LEO VINCE ZX-R Exhaust. This exhaust is becoming extremely rare and difficult to purchase because it has been discontinued and replaced with the lower model LEO VINCE TT. In the previous episode, we showed you how to install the exhaust and first ride review. Most aftermarket tuning exhaust that comes from Europe has a restrictor installed to comply with government regulations. Their instruction manual states that performance improvements gained from removing the restrictor would render the exhaust illegal for public use. What’s the point of getting an aftermarket pipe only to restrict it’s performance? With the restrictor removed, we installed the exhaust and showed you one final trick up our sleeves to unleash as much power out of the stock engine as possible before making any extensive engine modifications.
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If you want your bike to bury the speedo needle like ours did in Episode 1, subscribe and stay tuned for future episodes. We will show you how to destrict the bike from factory, install the Leo Vince ZXR exhaust, open up the intake, and modify the transmission. Come along with us as we transform this little 50cc scooter from a slow and boring bike to a fast and peppy machine that will do circles around traffic!
Other bikes that shares the same platform/engine includes Vespa, Piaggio, Aprilia, Peugot, Gilera, TPH, Typhoon, LT50, LX50, ET50, Scarabeo, Stalker, Zip, Fly, etc.