Watch This Man Swap A 500cc Two-Stroke Motor Into His Honda Grom
Most Grom homeowners can be glad with their machine’s 125cc powerplant. Others, nonetheless, are extra adventurous. Vasily Builds initially put a 200cc motor in his Grom, however after one lengthy stint going flat out at 90 miles per hour, the engine he initially put in went kaput.
The suspected failure level was with the piston of the 200cc motor. The engine misplaced compression which was a horrible and horrible signal for its future and later within the video, we see Vasily opening it up and revealing a giant gaping gap punched into the piston.
So as a substitute of placing in one other 200cc motor to exchange the one which was dusted, Vasily Builds determined to go for a 500cc two-stroke Banshee engine.
Yeah, that’s proper, he went for greater than double the displacement. The 200cc motor was already a two-stroke, which meant that the Grom’s first engine swap was already a quick one, however for the second time round, it was time to go quicker.
Whereas ready for the engine to be despatched over, a brand new set of bearings had been put in into the repainted wheels together with a brand new set of tires. Following that, a brand new subframe was fabricated for the little Honda, because the engine that was to be fitted wasn’t meant to suit the Grom’s chassis.
A number of selection elements had been picked out for the construct with the intention to deliver it nearer to his objective of constructing it seem like a mini MotoGP bike.
Following that, the second video opens up with the set up of the brand new motor, and it concludes with a primary experience.
The following video opens up with a difficulty however with a number of extra mods. Sadly, a number of gears within the transmission obtained chewed up so elements had been ordered the final time the bike was ridden after which it was off to the subsequent video.
So the subsequent video begins with addressing the transmission challenge, then it continues on with a check experience which included acceleration checks and a top-speed run. The bike virtually hit 100 miles per hour on the GPS speedometer.
The ultimate video’s all concerning the different ultimate touches, refining the experience, and extra flybys. By the tip of it, the Grom was actually flying and screaming all the best way to the extro.