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Old 21st November 2009, 18:58   #136
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I was wondering if anyone even remembers the Kinetic Hyosung GF170 Laser Sport. I still own one
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Old 23rd November 2009, 20:30   #137
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I would add the auto-clutch as well.

The Gear cahnger lever also had the additional function of providing the de-clutching when the lever was slightly pressed or kept up by the toe. I have ridden many miles using this only when my clutch cable was broken or something. You actually needed clutch only to move off from staionery position. Othewise you could manage ver well with the "auto-clutch".

I have not seen this delibrate arrangement in any other bikes.

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The auto clutch is the best feature of the "JAWA". Only I will add that I use to ride my brother's Jawa ( 1967 ) with the clutch cable broken. You have to adjust the auto clutching properly and with the use of the brakes, accelerator and the gear lever to move from stand still. Need to practice doing this and get it right.

The worst feature were the brakes and timing. The timing used to shift frequently. And an hidden feature was the neutral light switch. There was no neutral indicator, but a switch was provided in the gearbox.

Starting on the alternator always was a bit troublesome. Either you pump the kick starter a few times and give a healthy kick or put the Ignition switch to battery , pray that it won't back fire and kick start it.
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Old 23rd November 2009, 20:39   #138
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what about this Rajdoot Ranger ? My father told about this model, i haven't seen any.

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This was a very successful bike and sold quite well.Perhaps in 1970 the old Ranger was given a refreshed look with the newly designed petrol tank and some other goodies added for an enhancing appeal.A few years later the Ranger's petrol tank design was reverted to the conventional shape. Its sales were second to the Jawa and the number three slot was occupied by the Enfield Bullet. So can't say that this two wheeler had flopped!
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Old 11th December 2009, 15:06   #139
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Hi Friends,
Apologies for being, i searched many threads but could not find a suitable place to post the query, that is why i am posting it here.

I am restoring my Hero Puch - 1999 model, i procured most of the spares for the bike from Thane, but could not get the Headlight Assembly, need to change the same, as the current Head Light Assembly is totally rusted.

Can you people suggest me a spare parts shop, where i can get the Headlight Assembly and Spokes for the Rear Wheel.

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Old 18th December 2009, 21:22   #140
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This was launched at the wrong time. Launch this mud bike now and it will see a lot of takers.
Found this SX enduro in a movie..

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what about this Rajdoot Ranger ? My father told about this model, i haven't seen any.
A Rajdoot ranger seen in a Malayalam movie. One can see the special tank design.
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Old 15th January 2010, 15:00   #141
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I believe there are many flop vehicles (cars/Bikes/vans) which flopped primarily becasue the market was not ready for them.

A flop vehicle need not be a bad vehicle.
You are absolutely RIGHT Technocraft.
Mostly ,for our Bike loving public: FAILURE of a BIKE means....
" Either He or She doesn't have potential to BUY that stuff OR
He does not understand the mechanism of it".
No offense meant: Already OUR regular Bullet Mechanic friends claim that "latest Integrated powertrain" of a BULLET is a FAILURE

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Old 15th January 2010, 15:07   #142
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LML Graptor
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Bajaj BYK
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Old 15th January 2010, 15:10   #143
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There is a possibility that soon Flyte will find its way in the list!
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Old 18th January 2010, 04:04   #144
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I've hardly seen this mobike in TN & Kerala, say about 3-4 times since its launch about 4-5 years ago by Kinetic. There's a probability that Mahindra could launch it again.

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The TVS King was launched to give competition to the Bajaj M80.
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BAJAJ LEGEND..My father is still running this scooter



Earlier he had Allwyn Pushpak
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Old 29th January 2010, 17:34   #147
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The TVS King was launched to give competition to the Bajaj M80.
a rickshaw(auto!) to compete a step-thru?
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Old 29th January 2010, 17:50   #148
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a rickshaw(auto!) to compete a step-thru?
The King which TVS has is an autorickshaw. It certainly does not compete against the M80. The Kinetic King is the one which fz_rider is referring I suppose

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Old 29th January 2010, 18:09   #149
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WHOOOAA Guys!!! fz_rider there's a clear written statement on my post & a sticker on the mobike picture as "KINETIC" why are you bringing TVS KING (which is an Autorickshaw) & M80???
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Old 11th March 2010, 23:02   #150
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I would agree with a lotta guys and the vehicles mentioned in the flop list.

If im not wrong, the Bajaj XCD125 is a failure.

Its been replaced and its engine put in the Platina these days.

The Bullet Lightning 500.

A few i would disagree with are- The RD350

I know people looking out for a decent one like crazy.
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