Aprilia RS 50 Extrema Rebuild

2 Май 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Aprilia RS 50 Extrema Rebuild отключены
Aprilia RS 50

Aprilia RS 50 Extrema Rebuild

Aprilia RS 50 Extrema Rebuild


This here is my Aprilia RS 50 AM3 (made for Swiss market). I bought it with 39000 km, it was ok on the look… I neglected (many) and scratches on the plastics thinking I would only need to do again. BUT … This bike was ….

A grandma with could move and accelerate

The bike had three long (That is what AM3 stands for there were also AM5 and AM6 First test was disappointing. gear, full throttle, rpm showing 9000 rpm, is screaming (later the cops up because of that screaming and thought the apocalypse is near), and do I get on the speedometer – 60 kph.

On low rpm (1000 – 4000rpm and 5000 – clogged like hell, slowly revving up. Ok, it’s for a complete disassembly.

Note: in mind that if you decide to do a by yourself (god bless soul), you will need a lot of tools (some of them found in workshops), and a LOT of patience.

. the plastic panels went and this is what is left :


RS 50 without plastics


Some basic stuff chain, gauges, air box, screws which hold the came off too. (picture 3.)

My helping me with the engine The carburetor and all wires were first. The carburetor was very (not cleaned in years), so we it quickly in “Viscoclean” (petrol is a cleaner too).

Also, .65mm was replaced with a .72mm nozzle giving the a little bit more breathing (bigger nozzle means fuel coming in the cylinder).

NOTE: over sizing the too much from the fabric will result in engine – meaning that if too much is let into the cylinder, it will not correctly and again, you will a problem with revving up. Use max + from fabric spec.

. engine was out and ready for ripping and cleaning.

You can clearly see the bad shape this bike was in. It was …. 8. 9.)

Aprilia RS 50

Engine is on the table. Now you see what’s the of a small engine .

Next out was the Sorry for a lack of photos, we have time to photograph step. Dirty hands and no to hire a photographer. The only we didn’t touch was the magnet.

Here are some photos.

Now . time for cleaning every Air compressor and “Viscoclean” did what are made for.

Meanwhile . I a new piston 47.5 mm (with of course), and new seals for the entire

Unfortunately, I forgot to take during the finishing stages of but don’t worry, you’ll see the engine in the frame later on.

up, painting the frame, radiator, etc. Sanding is done, and I matte black paint.

The frame and the shock were a bit but we managed it and the results were You can’t even imagine cotton sticks can do with skill.

Rims … I strongly that you don’t attempt to do any on them, it’s a pain in the (Oh you’ll feel it) and it’s not worth it. Plastificate them for ̴ 10€ much better thing if you ask me.

the plastics were at the paint the bike was coming along engine (assembled) was in, all the wires connected, forks were in, new etc.

At last, the bike was complete for the plastic panels). To me it looked It ran nicely, no clogging, no screaming. test after the rebuild, Sweet for a 50cc bike.

Aprilia RS 50


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