New 50cc 4 stroke beach cruiser

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by ivan44, Jun 17, 2007.

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  1. ivan44

    ivan44 Guest

    I just got my bike from Spooky Tooth. It's the new Desert Rat with a 4 stroke 50cc. I filled the gear box with 90wt gear oil per the recommendations and I'm finding it really jerks hard when I'm coming off the throttle. It sounds like the gearbox is binding up inside. So far I just been getting her broke in, but the fastest she'll do is 18 mph. I am 6'1" and weigh 190lbs. I was hoping for more around the 30mph range. Does anyone have any helpful tips on why my gearbox may be binding and how to milk a little more speed out of my motor?

  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    hi, ivan44...please take your techie questions to the appropriate forum & you'll find tons of good people waiting to help as much as possible :)

    welcome to MBc 8)
  3. quay1962

    quay1962 Guest

    welcome ivan44

    Hi and welcome to MBc! Sounds like a cool pics?...there you will see lotsa kewl builds and do share with us yours...
    good luck and happy motoring! :grin:
  4. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    welcome to MBc
    ask any questions in the right place and you will get all the answers you need
    there are a few people here eagerly waitng for all the info you can give
    on the new 4stroker (myself included)
  5. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    welcome to MBc 8)