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Extending the exhaust on the Neos

Now that the rear suspension is sorted I was able to figure out the positioning of the exhaust. Obviously with adding offset and the wider wheel the exhaust needed a little bit of “editing” to clear the wheel. Was a bit nervous about messing this up but it actually went ok.

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Rebuilding the rear suspension on the NEOS

So the air ride sorta worked but I wasn’t happy with the reliability, and that’s not something I’d want to fail at speed.It was holding up the rest of the project so I decided to go with a regular shock on the back for the time being and come back to the air later.

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Testing the air suspension on the Neos

In this video I’m testing the air suspension setup. Not sure quite what the final format of it will be – there’s still a fair bit of experimenting at this point.

Full build thread to date HERE

 

Yamaha NEOS 2002 stretched / “fatty” build – part 4 – The stretch

 

This is part 4 of my catchup videos showing progress on my fatty/stretched yamaha Neos project.

In this video I’m building the stretch frame which should give the scooter that stance I like so much.

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Yamaha NEOS 2002 stretched / “fatty” build – part 3 – Fitting the mini-classic rim

This is part 3 of my catchup videos showing progress on my fatty/stretched yamaha Neos project.

In this video I’m going through the process of mounting the rim from an Austin Mini Classic with a scooter tyre stretched onto it, to the yamaha driveline.

I ended up trying two different approaches, I’ve left the mistakes in since perhaps it might help you or someone else figure out how to (or not to) do something similar.

The bike is a 2002 Yamaha Neos, 2 stroke, 50cc Minarelli engine in a stretched, “fatty” style. It’s a regular yamaha scooter with much of the plastics removed, 7×12″ rear rim from a mini-classic, it’s stretched by 18″ and lowered, on air-ride.

This bike is actually coming together now so I thought I’d post a bit of a catchup sequence. It’s ended up being several parts though covering the main challenges I’ve had with it so far.

Thanks for watching, next part to follow shortly, please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE to see more 🙂

Full build thread to date HERE