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Kymco News / Re: New C-Series
« on: November 07, 2017, 03:00:53 PM »
400i works out to be about 35 hp and 27.8 foot pounds. Dint see a weight. Estimate 425 pounds. Might be a future replacement for my DT300i.....when my ship comes in!

Karl

Those were my thoughts.

The C-2 would be great for "Scamping" and road trips, though. Seems much like the Beemers in that I bet you need to buy specific side bags/top cases, etc. to fit (unfortunately).

DO NOT like the 'hard top' for the C-3 though. Quite ugly.

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Kymco News / New C-Series
« on: November 07, 2017, 10:51:56 AM »

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General Discussion / Re: 2 new scooters from Kymco
« on: November 04, 2017, 06:11:34 AM »
Hey, pipster! If Kymco is there, make sure you tell 'em what we think an' don't forget to tell 'em ......and all that!

Karl

Especially our interest in larger displacement machines !!!!

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General Discussion / Re: 2 new scooters from Kymco
« on: November 03, 2017, 12:24:50 PM »
The Concept series.  Don't think they will come to Australia and even if they did I reckon they will be out of my price zone.

What about this one ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58wLyTz4j94

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Kymco News / Re: Xtown 300i/Xciting 400i
« on: November 03, 2017, 02:17:19 AM »
If I didn’t need to go faster than 65 I don’t need a almost maxi, and that’s what the Xtown is.
Many other better choices for city scoots. I’ve ridden both plus the 400 and if you want a  ride capable of more than surface roads youll need the 400 to do the job of the old 300.

Here’s what the designers were looking for, $3999.00 and it’s not haveing the DT for lunch.
Why? Because on the way I’ll hit the highway and the xtown will have a hard time with that 70mph merge. I put 10,000 on a Downtown and many of those miles the new xtown won’t do.

Always been a kymco fan but this isn’t their best work.
Of course ya can’t tell if you haven’t ridden them.

AMAC

I'm with you ! The only trade(s)I'd consider would be the AK 550 or the XCiting 400.

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Downtown 300 / Re: Kymco downtown 300i repair and user manual
« on: October 04, 2017, 02:23:38 PM »
Hi. Just bought insurance write off DT. There are no keys and some minor panel damage. I guess I will have to replace ignition barrel and fuel cap.

Sent from my SM-N9005 using Tapatalk

You are welcome. I, originally, got it from an old soul on this Forum (Zombie,I miss you ) . Figured I should share, as well .

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Downtown 300 / Re: HOW TO SHUT OF THE OIL LIGHT?
« on: September 14, 2017, 02:25:15 PM »
sh** i didn't pay attention to well! LOL

Well then... You're fired .  ;)

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General Discussion / Re: Motorcycle trailers?
« on: July 29, 2017, 05:33:32 PM »
Bought a 5' X 8'at Tractor Supply ($5-600.00) and put chocks in it.

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Downtown 300 / Re: Drive Belt Inspection
« on: July 28, 2017, 07:36:16 AM »
  in Canada we call it Nufi screech,   USA call it white lightning


 The one you can buy from manufacturer is Everclear. Sight returns faster than strained Sterno (or Canned Heat...the Band named themselves after this) . We be "Goin' Up The Country"

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General Discussion / Re: What has been your warranty experience? ?
« on: July 14, 2017, 06:09:34 AM »
Battery problems after year one. Replaced it twice...second time with more powerful/stronger battery. No issues other than that and no problems with that.

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General Discussion / Re: more choices
« on: July 12, 2017, 05:04:57 PM »
is a good thing. What i`m wondering about the 400 s is, with the extra horsepower, will weight gain negate the extra HP.
In other words, will a lighter weight 300cc fi scoot perform just as well as the heavier 400 s?.

As far as I've read the 400 is "ABOUT" the same power rating as the Xciting 500 due to weight/engine design.

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General Discussion / New Kymcos to come to U.S.
« on: July 12, 2017, 10:26:54 AM »
I have heard from a few Kymco dealers that the Xciting 400i and the Xtown 300i will, in fact, be coming to the U.S.

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Technical | How To / Re: Seat pads/covers
« on: July 08, 2017, 06:49:55 AM »
Some of this helps too

anti monkey butt powder!  Yes, its a thing.
http://amzn.to/2s7aSzO




This is what I use on my DT. Works great, folds small into it's pouch, and stores easily. Also, keeps seat dry in light showers.

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Downtown 300 / Re: Curious about something
« on: June 17, 2017, 12:31:43 PM »
What did you put?


Don't recall right now. Dealer did it as the one they replaced kept failing, so they upgraded it for free. not home, now.

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