Draining liquids

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Sometimes you might need to drain gas or oil from your scooter. One way of doing this is to locate the drain plug and let the gravity take care of it. To locate your drain plug please check your scooter’s manual. Especially for draining gas, there is an alternative way of doing things. Recently, I […]

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How to change your scooter’s battery

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Changing your scooter’s battery is one of the easiest quick fixes. Especially if your scooter has been sitting idle for a long time, rest assured that sooner or later you will need to do this. Hopefully this article will help you. First step is to find where your battery is. In most of the modern […]

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Changing your scooter’s brake fluid-Part 2

Topping Brake Fluid

Click here to read the first part of this article: Changing your scooter’s brake fluid – Part 1. Now to the actual brake fluid change. All this work is done and pictures are taken on an Aprilia SR50 scooter. Your scooter might be different, the concept is always the same. Find the reservoir, find the […]

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Changing your scooter’s brake fluid-Part 1

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In this series of articles I’ll try to talk about the brake systems on scooters/motorcycles. The same principle also applies to cars in bigger scales. First part of the article will focus on how brake systems work. In the second part we will make a case study of changing brake fluid on an Aprilia SR50 […]

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Tips for locking up your scooter

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No one wants their scooter to be stolen. You can lower the risks by taking preventative measures, such as locking up your scooter each time it is parked. Here are some tips on how to and how not to lock your scooter… First of all, always make sure you activate the steering lock, this will […]

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