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Scooter; right section? Ruckus motor swap suggestions

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by K2e2vin, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. K2e2vin

    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    Alright, I may end up trading my 92 Accord for a 03 Honda Ruckus. The top speed on that thing is about 37mph; kind of slow for me. I've heard the GY6 swap is probably the easiest but are there any other motors that would easily swap in and add a little more pep? I am honestly looking for a 250cc option like the Big Ruckus. 250cc oil-injected two stroke...even better.

    I don't care about being able to speed because I have the option of taking a 45mph road to work(other way would be highway); but something that can do 45mph uphill would be nice. If there's a swap that would get it to around 70mph, then I'll probably register it for highway use and just take the highway to work.
     
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    I don't know anything about these bikes but maybe a Ninja 250 swap could be worked in?
    From what I understand the ruckus has more of a motor right in front of the rear tire setup.

    I'd stay away from oil injected 2 stroke, for the reliability issues.
    but thats just me
     
  3. YBLEGAL

    YBLEGAL Regular Member w/ Cheese

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    Bump for you, I subscribed last night. I also don't know jack about the Ruckus, but I am interested in them. It would be fun to ride around my suburban town if it was decently faster than a moped, but still doesn't need to be motorcycle speeds, ya know. Like your describing K2e2vin.

    Passwordjdm has parts for other motors, like frame extensions, maybe you can use that for a basis on what to swap.
     
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