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Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 13:55:56
Subject: Re: Weight Limit on Honda Elite 50cc
From: THOMAS KELLEY
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From: Marshall Dermer
Subject: Weight Limit on Honda Elite 50cc
Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 09:30:18 -0700
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Hi Mates!

1. Well, we bought a Honda 50 Elite for my wife and she now
enjoys scooting to work especially with gas prices being about
$1.75/gal. She weighs about 125 lbs but I weigh about 210 with
clothes on and the manual says the weight limit for the scooter
is but 200 lbs. Should I abidge by the manual?

2. Our automotive mechanic suggested we add an ounce of 2-cycle
oil directly to the gas, although the engine has oil injection.
He thought this would reduce piston/ring wear and increase
compression. I guess this also increases pollution.

Thanks,

Marshall (Newbie to the scooter world.)

Marshall Lev Dermer/ Department of Psychology/ University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee/ Milwaukee, WI 53201/ dermer@uwm.edu
http://www.uwm.edu/~dermer

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