Friday, 11 August 2017

Aprilia RS 125 quick look specs sheet

Brakes
FrontDisc
RearDisc
Dimensions
Wheelbase1345mm
Electrics
Voltage12v
Spark PlugsBR10EG
Engine
TypeLiquid Cooled 2 Stroke
Bore x Stroke54x54.5mm
Displacement125 cc
Startingelectric
Transmission
Clutch TypeWet multiplate
Sprocket front16
Sprocket rear41
Final DriveChain and Sprocket
Chain Number of Links108
Transmission6 speed
Gearchange Pattern1 N 2 3 4 5 6
Misc.
Motorcycle StyleSports
Place of ManufactureItaly
Power
Top Speed100+mph
Max Power Output34.8BHP/26kW
Suspension
FrontUpside down forks
RearMono Shock
Tyres
Front110/70-17 Tubeless
Rear150/60-17 Tubeless

Aprilia RS 50 quick look specs sheet

Brakes
FrontDisc
RearDisc
Electrics
Voltage12
IgnitionCDI
Spark PlugsNGK BR9ES
Engine
TypeLiquid Cooled 2 Stroke Reed Valve V Single
Bore x Stroke40.3 x 39 mm
Compression Ratio12:1
Displacement49.7 cc
Lubrication SystemAutomatic
StartingElectric
Transmission
Clutch TypeWet Multiplate
Sprocket front11
Sprocket rear47
Chain Number of Links122
Transmission6 Speed
Misc.
Motorcycle StyleSports
Place of ManufactureItaly
Tyres
Front90/80-17 Tubeless
Rear110/80-17 Tubeless

Monday, 23 January 2017

Aprilia RS 125 Engine rebuild parts

Just thought id do a post on the parts i use to rebuild engines

If you USA try here for parts 


Gasket sets i always use these NE brand ones excellent quality never had a failure





You can Buy full gasket sets here      or      Top end only here 







As for bearings i try to use Koyo or SKF bearings





Buy Main crank bearing heres           or          full engine bearing kits here                                                              





Athena Seals New oil seals need to be fitted on every rebuild                                                                           

                                                                            
Buy Athena Engine seals from here                                                                                      




I always use Vertex pistons only ever had good results with them                                                    

                                         



Buy vertex pistons from here                                                                                             








I sometime use Mitaka barrels 2 i had good success with them so cant fault them obviously OEM is better .
                      




Buy Mitaka Top end piston and barrel kits here                                                                           




                                                                                                          


Thursday, 22 December 2016

Aprilia RS 125 Kill switch start on - off switch testing

You can buy Aprilia RS 125 ignition parts from here 


USA please check here for Aprilia RS 125 parts 






Set your multimeter to continuity and buzzer mode






Inside the switch are the 2 wires for the kill switch 

one red / black and the other 


follow these out 


and down to connector 


red/black in the connector connect one test lead here 


the red lead is not in connector but seperate connect other test lead to here 


operate the kill switch 


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you should get ohms reading and buzzer sound if switch is good 




Aprilia RS 125 ignition switch testing

You can buy Aprilia RS 125 ignition parts from here 


USA please check here for Aprilia RS 125 parts 

Aprilia RS 125 ignition switch testing 


Very easy to do just a two wire continuity test . Connect bnoth ends of wire to multimeter set it to conitnuity and buzzer and test .



ignition is off bike for my test but easy to do on bike as well .


set to continuity 


and buzzer 



connect leads to ignition switch connector terminals 


you can see reading on screen but also listen for buzzer 




Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Aprilia RS 125 front wheel removal to access brake disc . remove speedo drive unit .

Aprilia RS 125 front wheel removal to access brake disc . remove speedo drive unit .


You can buy Aprilia RS 125 front disc or speedo drives from here 

USA please check here for Aprilia RS 125 parts 



Undo 23mm Axle lock bolt  




undo all 4 allen head axle clamp bolts 






Tap lock bolt through 


axle should pull through 


Speedo drive pulls of wheel 


Disc is held on by 6 bolts 





Saturday, 26 November 2016

Aprilia RS 125 Starter motor Testing



Aprilia RS 125 testing the starter motor easy to do all you need is a good battery and 2 good heavy duty leads to connect to motor .


if your starter motor is fault try the links below to find parts

Buy Starter motors and starter bendix here in the UK 

USA please check out here for Aprilia RS 125 parts 




Attach leads Positive and negative correctly 



clip positive to the Positive or main terminal 


And touch negative lead to the body ( earth )
of the starter motor .




 it can still spin bit not be powerful enough so remember that