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fancy messing with a 250 scooter xcity

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  1. Jimmycc

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    theres a cheap xcity 250 scooter with seized engine,never messed with a scooter before but here in the uk the engine are rare as sh te, if anyone hears of an engine anywhere gizza nudge,just toyin at mo over a pint cheers
     
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    Depends on why the engine seized. Was it from sitting (if so probably not too hard to get going) or run out of oil (walk away). Looks like a good scoot but a bit heavy at 173Kg for a 250 and at 21HP is not going to set any speed records.
     
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    id really struggle to get an engine but real fancy putting engine in 1 ,don't ask why I don't know myself lol
     
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    The engine (according to Wiki) is made by Minarelli in Italy (as is the whole machine) and shared with Peugeot and MBK (and probably a few other small makers) so may not be that hard to get.
     
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    thanks murdo ill look into that whats mbk is it a small bike set up
     
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    it shares the engine/driveline with the 300 Versity, so parts are out there. Here's a parts house that works well for me: https://www.cmsnl.com/
    They will ship all over and if you don't see parts listed, call. I wish I could get that Xcity here in the US.
     
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    there was 2 up for sale both 09 plates with lowish mileage,1 white and other black, 1 had seized engine,other was overheating,i was real tempted but didn't bite,im keeping my eye out for a engine then wait for 1 to come up
     
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    ive got a xmax 400 engine for sale coz they don't come up too often and its a 2016 lol
     
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    would the 2007 Peugeot satelis executive engine which he says is the paiggio fit the x city ??? im not sure
     
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    What is the problem that causes all these engines to seize?
     

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