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Old 27 Jan 2013, 11:31 am
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Default How much is it to mod a honda ruckus?

I don't really know much about modding ruckus' but I was just wondering how much it would cost to get a stock ruckus to looking like this

Just the basic mods like the fatty tire, how much would that cost and where would I get it done.

and what is a gy6 conversion?
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Old 27 Jan 2013, 11:46 am
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I believe they have big bore kits for them,
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Old 27 Jan 2013, 12:01 pm
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Several thousand dollars. The YouTube video that you linked to has a list of after market parts in the video description. You could search the web for these parts to find out how much they cost if they are still available.

If you don't swap your motor to a GY6, which is a Chinese scooter engine of typically 150cc displacement, you will likely need a "mini-fatty" kit to get a fat rear tire with the stock engine. This page explains why the GY6 fatty tires are different from the GET (stock motor) fatties:

The truth is, making your scooter look like the one in the video costs as much as a decent motorcycle; three or four thousand dollars (including the price of your Ruckus). So, if you want that look, do it. If you want to find a way to cost-effectively spend four thousand dollars, buy a car or motorcycle.
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Old 27 Jan 2013, 12:16 pm
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You can modify a Honda Ruckus with 100% bolt parts and have it look like the one in the video. There are bolt on fatty kit that will run you from $400-$700 and the average cost on most of the parts will cost you between $40-$150ea.

GY6 style motors are usually out of a 125cc-150cc Chinese scooter. There are motor mount kits out on the market that will make the conversion a complete bolt on kit and will give you a top speed of 55mph+ compared to the factory GET 50cc motor at 35mph.
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Old 27 Jan 2013, 12:31 pm
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It all depends on how much modifications you want to do to your Honda Ruckus. You can build one with 100% bolt on parts at affordable prices to get it looking like the one in the video. There are fatty kits for both the GET 50cc factory engine and GY6 150cc engine ranging between $300-$600.

A GY6 conversion is a engine swap from a Chinese 150cc scooter. The engines can be swapped with a 100% bolt on kit made by a few different manufactures. The average speed of a gy6 swapped Honda Ruckus is 55-60mph and for the 50cc GET will be 35-40mph.
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