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Old 21st November 2012, 23:03   #31
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The engine courseness is now more during the heating process and during very low speeds. Once the speed picks up, the engine is just beautiful. The scoot does begin to cough beyond 60-65kmph, and is not terribly quick beyond that. But I never go beyond that anyway. Do you think that is because of the xxW40 oil? I haven't checked any other Wego at those speeds on a xxW30 oil.

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It is better you stick to 20W40 engine oil by Motul. The best for any kind of driving and usage for our conditions. I have been using it since 4 years in both my Unicorn and Karizma.

I don't think it would make so much difference by an engine oil. Generally scooters are limited to such top speeds. May be it would go max till 80kmph but it ain't advisable. The engine will be rough till it reaches it optimum operating temperature after which it is butter smooth. Give it time to heat and then see the difference.

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It is better you stick to 20W40 engine oil by Motul. The best for any kind of driving and usage for our conditions. I have been using it since 4 years in both my Unicorn and Karizma.

I don't think it would make so much difference by an engine oil. Generally scooters are limited to such top speeds. May be it would go max till 80kmph but it ain't advisable. The engine will be rough till it reaches it optimum operating temperature after which it is butter smooth. Give it time to heat and then see the difference.

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Yeah. I ALWAYS idle the engine for a couple of mins before starting off, especially during cold starts.

I think now xxW30 has become the norm in all the service centres. I know Honda puts the same oil in my Unicorn of late. Hero puts the same xxW30 oil in all their products as well. TVS does the same thing too.

It is bad for the engine, but its good for them. If the engine doesn't last so long, then the customer will purchase another one anyway.

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Old 22nd November 2012, 12:35   #33
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The engine courseness is now more during the heating process and during very low speeds. Once the speed picks up, the engine is just beautiful. The scoot does begin to cough beyond 60-65kmph, and is not terribly quick beyond that. But I never go beyond that anyway. Do you think that is because of the xxW40 oil? I haven't checked any other Wego at those speeds on a xxW30 oil.
My Wego running on TVS 10W30 oil is smooth up to 70kmph after which it takes time to reach 80 but does reach it and can maintain the speed as well. But the coarseness is apparent when you decelerate. Hence my worry about 10W30 being very thin and 20W40 being better. Since the sluggishness is only till it reaches operating tempt. i will shift to 20W40 Motul from 2nd Service which is due in a few days. Thanks for your input!
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My Wego running on TVS 10W30 oil is smooth up to 70kmph after which it takes time to reach 80 but does reach it and can maintain the speed as well. But the coarseness is apparent when you decelerate. Hence my worry about 10W30 being very thin and 20W40 being better. Since the sluggishness is only till it reaches operating tempt. i will shift to 20W40 Motul from 2nd Service which is due in a few days. Thanks for your input!
I have noticed sluggishness at very low speeds even after the oil has reached optimum temps. For example, just when getting off a signal, or when turning into/from a lane and then accelerating up. Once I cross 20ish kmph, the engine turns smooth again.

The engine is smoothest between 30-55kmph. Beyond that, there is slight courseness again. I am not sure if that is only on my Wego, or if it is expected behaviour with this oil.

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Old 21st March 2013, 20:38   #35
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Got the service done for the scoot. The oil had started leaking slightly last week. This had started gathering dust and being in a dusty neighborhood, it was getting to be a pain to clean off the dust collected on the leaked oil. Changed oil gasket for Rs.350 and got the service done as well.

No other problems to report and the scoot looks and feels super again. Need to dedicate a weekend for the wax job but haven't had the time yet.

Wego is giving a steady 40 kmpl so far.

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Front forks seem to have weakened. Potholes mark their presence more of late. Have to get the forks checked.

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How are the front shocks now? And hows the long term review for Wego?
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How are the front shocks now? And hows the long term review for Wego?

Apologies for the long delayed response. The front shocks are still a little weak, but haven't had the time to get them fixed.

Some reliability problems have started erupting. Looks like problems of the first batch are staring at me too. Engine stalls for no reason right in the middle of the road. Happened 4 times to my wife in the last month. Lucky there was no traffic behind but a close call yesterday has had me thinking in all directions. Speedometer cable has snapped and the trip numbers don't move. The speed needle is dead.

Speedo cable snapping is small matter. Engine stalling is a serious concern. I am going to have to sit with the mechs and spend some time in fixing this over the weekend.

Not good at all, me thinks.

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Engine stalls for no reason right in the middle of the road.
This is the most dangerous of faults with the Wego. Even my colleague's first batch Wego had this weird problem due to which his engine used to stall for no rhyme or reason even after running for nearly 20kms in traffic. It was assumed to be a wiring issue at that time and he was told that the entire wiring will be changed. He did not agree and sold off the vehicle.

Please ensure you are firm about it at the service center to diagnose the root cause. PM me if you are not getting the right expertise. I will try to speak to the SA at Trijal motors to find out what was done to rectify this stalling issue.
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Apologies for the long delayed response. The front shocks are still a little weak, but haven't had the time to get them fixed.

Some reliability problems have started erupting. Looks like problems of the first batch are staring at me too. Engine stalls for no reason right in the middle of the road. Happened 4 times to my wife in the last month. Lucky there was no traffic behind but a close call yesterday has had me thinking in all directions. Speedometer cable has snapped and the trip numbers don't move. The speed needle is dead.

Speedo cable snapping is small matter. Engine stalling is a serious concern. I am going to have to sit with the mechs and spend some time in fixing this over the weekend.
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1.) I also purchased the initial batch of wego's sometime in January 2011, My vehicle has run 16000 kms and honestly I am not happy with the way TVS service had handled the issues in wego. I would never buy a TVS vehicle again. First they refuse to honor extended warranty citing that is only applicable to one brought in the last 1 year, why TVS? you have left initial batch of the customers in the dark.

2.) The vehicle stalling is a major carburetor design fault acknowledged by TVS, but still they did not mandate the replacement of this part on all vehicle and instead they wanted customer to report the problem (engine stalling & stalling in middle of no where ) before the replacement.

3.) Front suspension wobble - Have been facing this issue right from the time I took delivery of this vehicle, so far my complaints have fallen into deaf ears.

4.) Battery Issue - Initial batch has maintenance free battery, clearly TVS has acknowledged that this has issues. This has to be changed to a new one.

Now that the warranty is over, the service center would be enthusiastic to do all the major repairs and replace the parts.

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1.) Mileage has been fantastic 48-50 kmpl at speeds of 60 on the highway
2.) Good ride comfort but a bit bouncy on uneven surface
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Its been a while since I updated about my Wego. It will be 4 years in March and the odo reading shows 21520kms. It has been a willy-wolly ride with it. The front telescopic forks have been painful to maintain and the service guys just don't seem to understand the problem. My fav mech is located across the town and not practical for everyday consultation.

The problem is that the front seems to wade to a side (no particular side) and it feels like the wheel is loose. Service centre had an hour long look and concluded that the tyre was not fitted properly. They fitted that but the problem remained. Then they concluded that the forks were not aligned properly. The realigned it but the problem remained. Now they said that they need to straighten and true it. I am tired of their conclusions that I want to get the straightening done outside. But how does one true an alloy wheel? Additionally, now the forks need overhauling since even small bumps on the roads get transferred to the arms.

Both the tyres had been thru multiple punctures and were replaced after just 17K kms. Engine seems a little tired but still gives out a healthy mileage of 45+ kmpl.

Overall, I must say, I have been quite satisfied with the performance of this scooter and has been serving the needs unfailingly.

The scoot is super dirty, so the pics will have to wait till she gets a good wash.

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Hi

I need to buy a scooter now as a replacement for Scooty PEP. Activa ruled out for its size. I am also considering either Wego or TVS ZEST or Honda Pleasure.

Anybody has any inputs on TVS ZEST 110.

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Hi

I need to buy a scooter now as a replacement for Scooty PEP. Activa ruled out for its size. I am also considering either Wego or TVS ZEST or Honda Pleasure.

Anybody has any inputs on TVS ZEST 110.

TIA
I bought a Wego (disc) recently, and was very impressed with the Scooty Zest 110 when I took a couple of test rides.

Ownership thread of another member who bought the Zest:
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/motorb...hite-swan.html (TVS Scooty Zest - The story of our White Swan)
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