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Offline Mat1998

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Turbo charged scooter
« on: September 13, 2017, 08:33:44 AM »
Hey guys, I've seen a lot of modded scoots online, does adding a custom carburettor and turbo really improve performance enough to justify the cost?
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Re: Turbo charged scooter
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2017, 10:12:56 AM »
This is the eternal question.

Cost is not only defined as capital outlay on importing and buying performance parts, labour to install and set up, but also ultimate cost in terms of wear and tear and reliability.

Especially if you are considering fitting a turbo to a Chinese scooter. They just weren't built to withstand that sort of abuse for very long.

For many guys, it's not about the cost, but the fun to be had getting there.
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Re: Turbo charged scooter
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2017, 09:21:40 AM »
This is the eternal question.

Cost is not only defined as capital outlay on importing and buying performance parts, labour to install and set up, but also ultimate cost in terms of wear and tear and reliability.

Especially if you are considering fitting a turbo to a Chinese scooter. They just weren't built to withstand that sort of abuse for very long.

For many guys, it's not about the cost, but the fun to be had getting there.

exactly!

i for one wouldn't waste my time and money. the gains wont be enough. 

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