Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by swimmingfree » Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:07 am

what was the starting whate on that what did you end up with???
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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by deuce217 » Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:10 am

Cool, you you have a lathe? Very handy for these scooter projects.
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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by ped » Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:39 am

Hi tyler.
you always have something interesting going on. :nerd:
I don't thing it makes much of a difference in speed? for the flywheel.
do you think you can give that one a test run? before you cut the other one? :imo:
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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:43 pm

swimmingfree wrote:what was the starting whate on that what did you end up with???
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I have the before weight written down, I weighed it a couple times during the lightening but didn't bother to weigh it after I hit magnet. I have another flywheel on order, I'll get the weights when I try it again.
deuce217 wrote:Cool, you you have a lathe? Very handy for these scooter projects.
I have a friend who owns one, so time it limited and so are my lathe skills. I'm just a hobbyist but have done a few small projects using a lathe in the past.

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:52 pm

ped wrote:Hi tyler.
you always have something interesting going on. :nerd:
I don't thing it makes much of a difference in speed? for the flywheel.
do you think you can give that one a test run? before you cut the other one? :imo:
The theory behind lightening flywheels is less rotational mass. It's a popular mod in the ruckus community, most say it helps with acceleration. With a lightened flywheel the engine can rev up easier but also revs down easier which could effect the variator. I might have to offset with heavier roller weights if it messes with my top speed.

I would be too scared try this failed flywheel, it could grenade. :nervous:

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:44 am

I'm trying a clutch mod by putting a shim washer behind the contra spring. I feel a little difference and I like it :D , maybe I'll shim more someday.

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by patthesoundguy » Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:21 pm

That washer is a cheap way to get a little more bottom end :-) looks good to me
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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:20 am

Finally did another lightened flywheel for the ch80, took this pic while swapping them out. It made my acceleration a little better, seems easier to hit higher rpm. Not a bad mod, I've put about 100 miles on the road with it and planning on leaving it on.

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Fri Jul 25, 2014 4:06 pm

I tried out a spare aero 125 shock, the overall strut length is longer than a ch80 shock but the spring is shorter. It road lower after I put my weight on, it had a softer ride but I didn't really like it so I switched back to the ch80 shock.

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Sun Aug 17, 2014 2:20 am

I've been looking into carb options for the ch80 again, not much available for the flange size I need. So I'm converting to spigot carb mounting by modding another intake manifold.

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Sun Aug 17, 2014 2:26 am

Started chopping the flange off, then dremeling it down to size.

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by paulpauly7 » Sun Aug 17, 2014 6:40 am

I love you'r "I will take this and make it work " attitude it reminds me of me lol .Great work .
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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by patthesoundguy » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:24 am

Wicked mod. I love it. :-) that's using your noodle ;-)
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Re: Spree Engine Swap: Honda Elite CH80 onto Spree

Post by Tyler VR » Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:44 pm

paulpauly7 wrote:I love you'r "I will take this and make it work " attitude it reminds me of me lol .Great work .
patthesoundguy wrote:Wicked mod. I love it. :-) that's using your noodle ;-)
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