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by Mister_Fube
Mon Sep 18, 2023 12:26 pm
Forum: Forza 125 General
Topic: Forza 125 reliability and cost of ownership
Replies: 18
Views: 18082

Re: Forza 125 reliability and cost of ownership

Wouldn't surprise me if they had been assembled without any grease, also they are extremely vulnerable to damage from hitting potholes. One big heavy hit and there's pits in the bearing races. Real cheap and nasty ball bearing crap, taper rollers are vastly superior but Honda are too stingy to fit ...
by Mister_Fube
Mon Sep 18, 2023 12:22 pm
Forum: Forza 125 Accessories
Topic: heated grips
Replies: 5
Views: 17858

Re: heated grips

I realise this is an old thread, but I've felt much the same in the past about Oxford grips - positioning the switch for them can often be unsightly, compared to the OEM Honda grips which are beautifully integrated such that you wouldn't notice you had any heated grips. Well happy days! Oxford are n...
by Mister_Fube
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Forza Technical Help
Topic: Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster
Replies: 14
Views: 1373

Re: Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster

In order to make the UK spec Forza road legal in Germany, in order to be able to sell it at it's proper value, I have bought an EU spec headlight cluster (€500!!!) because the light needs to be thrown to the right hand side of the scooter, now that I'm driving on the left of the road, instead of th...
by Mister_Fube
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Forza Technical Help
Topic: Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster
Replies: 14
Views: 1373

Re: Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster

This help? The Front Cover page (6) tells you to remove the Lower Cover then the Center Cover then the Front Meter Panel and then the Floor Skirt. THEN you can remove the Front Cover which includes the headlight assembly. Wow! Yes! I think that's exactly what I was looking for. Where did you find t...
by Mister_Fube
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Forza Technical Help
Topic: Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster
Replies: 14
Views: 1373

Re: Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster

One of the cultural differences I've experienced in Germany is the seemingly higher value of 2nd hand vehicles across the board. In the UK, I might have thought twice about it, but in Germany, it's still worth around €2000 based on the other examples I've seen for sale on the websites. Obviously I t...
by Mister_Fube
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Forza Technical Help
Topic: Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster
Replies: 14
Views: 1373

Need help replacing the entire Headlight cluster

Hello lovely people, It's been a good few years since I've been on this forum. You might remember me from such classic threads as HID/LED bulb replacement, etc. :D Since my last post, I have emigrated from the UK to Germany. I rode the Forza 300 with my son on the back, from London to Munich, 2 year...
by Mister_Fube
Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: Forza Technical Help
Topic: Headlight Upgrades
Replies: 46
Views: 7921

Re: Headlight Upgrades

Thanks for that.
by Mister_Fube
Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust
Replies: 32
Views: 5542

Re: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust

Well it is on cars, I'm not sure for bikes/scooters, specifically - but I'd prefer to clean up my exhaust if possible. By the way, I emailed the ebay seller advertising the Giannelli G-4 and the full system as advertised for just a shade over £200 does NOT have a cat. Therefore, I deduce that with a...
by Mister_Fube
Tue Jun 07, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust
Replies: 32
Views: 5542

Re: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust

On almost any of the links I've found for the G-4, it doesn't state whether or not the "full system" includes a cat, or if it's a "racing full system". It says road legal, which would imply a cat is present. There's no such ambiguity with the Arrow listings. Makes me suspicious a...
by Mister_Fube
Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:19 am
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust
Replies: 32
Views: 5542

Re: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust

Thanks DioTiAma - I'll look into that Akrapovic configuration to get an idea of the cost of that option. gn2- yes I'd also noticed the Giannelli G-4 on eBay, which, as a full system is definitely cheaper than the Arrow Reflex 2.0 with catalytic converter. Does anyone on this forum have a G-4 install...
by Mister_Fube
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust
Replies: 32
Views: 5542

Re: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust

It's not the drain hole, gn2. It has sounded loud and parpy for a couple of months now (not that it bothers me - it sounds almost like an aftermarket exhaust now), but I've just had it back from the Honda dealer after the rear brake recall thing, and they confirmed it when handing over the keys. It'...
by Mister_Fube
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust
Replies: 32
Views: 5542

Re: Arrow Reflex 2.0 Exhaust

Does the catalytic converter generate heat in a way that causes problems? I'm also wondering if the catalytic converter is in the end can of the stock OEM exhaust... cos it doesn't look like it's in the manifold tube, like it is in on the Arrow system. My stock exhaust has developed a hole in it, so...
by Mister_Fube
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Forza Technical Help
Topic: Headlight Upgrades
Replies: 46
Views: 7921

Re: Headlight Upgrades

LEDs still going strong, four months later. Scooter gets almost daily use in all weathers. No regrets. I still haven't located that beam height adjustment screw yet, even after checking the manual and looking up under the fairing. Why can't I see it? Need to get an eye test, next.
by Mister_Fube
Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Forza Accessories
Topic: Forza 300 Shocking Goodies
Replies: 20
Views: 7266

Re: Forza 300 Shocking Goodies

Great stuff, Mario. I wonder, for the perfect front-end set up, would you consider progressive springs, or do you think that the PD valve and different oil are enough?
by Mister_Fube
Sun May 01, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Opinions on Tyres for the Forza
Replies: 50
Views: 7027

Re: Opinions on Tyres for the Forza

I've put Michelin City Grips on both front and rear, now. Having eaten through 3 rear dunlops and 1 front dunlop at 16000 miles, I'm want to see if the Michelins can outlive the Dunlops. I can't yet report any noticeable improvement on grip until I've scrubbed them in, but running a quick errand thi...
by Mister_Fube
Sun May 01, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Forza Technical Help
Topic: more fuel capacity
Replies: 55
Views: 10597

Re: more fuel capacity

I want to thank everyone on this thread for raising my awareness of the true tank range of the Forza 300. I carried a jerry can with me as a precautionary measure and managed to get 168 miles out of the tank before I lost my nerve and pulled in for a fill - up. I could have squeezed a bit more out o...
by Mister_Fube
Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Opinions on Tyres for the Forza
Replies: 50
Views: 7027

Re: Opinions on Tyres for the Forza

So the impression I'm getting from everyone here is that 150 section tyre on the rear of the Forzas seems not to cause any problems. It would be nice to get a matching pair on the scooter, but more to the point, I'd prefer to have more choice as to brand and tyre model on the rear, especially since,...
by Mister_Fube
Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Opinions on Tyres for the Forza
Replies: 50
Views: 7027

Re: Opinions on Tyres for the Forza

gn2 - thanks for the links to Tyre Intelligence. Now THAT is a useful website to know about!

daveknowherejones - I hadn't even thought of putting on a wider tyre. Did you notice whether or not that affected the handling when you first put it on?
by Mister_Fube
Fri Apr 15, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Forza General
Topic: Opinions on Tyres for the Forza
Replies: 50
Views: 7027

Opinions on Tyres for the Forza

Hi. About a couple of months ago I got a new Dunlop Scoot Smart for my rear - it's the 3rd one, now and I've not yet changed the front. Now, I've noticed the front is near the limit of it's tread depth and since I was looking, the rear seems to be back down to needing a change again, soonish. Damn, ...
by Mister_Fube
Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Forza Accessories
Topic: Basic mods..
Replies: 9
Views: 3354

Re: Basic mods..

Welcome Leo. Congrats on the white Forza. Best colour of the lot. :D I have put reflective red rim tape on my white Forza. Well, it's mostly red, the Forza logo is in white. Actually I think the supplier for the rim tape was also in Spain. Motock.com Check out the pictures. Hopefully it will help yo...