MP3 sidecar and MP3 aftermarket exhaust
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Piaggio MP3, Italjet Dragster , Sachs MaddAss, Honda Gyro S (2), Corbin Sparrows (3), JZR, Trihawk, Freeway, Grinnall Scorpions (6),Ca
Joined: 05 Jan 2007
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Location: Treasure Coast Florida
Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:16 pm quote
has anyone found an aftermarket exhaust ? what other bikes use the same engine ? Vespa GTS ? Maybe an aftermarket exhaust that was made for the same engine in different scooter ?

Sidecar......anyone looking at MP3 sidecars ?


Molto Verboso
Gilera Fuoco 500 Verde Chianti
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Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:54 pm quote
A sidecar would take away all the advantages of the MP3.
If you want a sidecar why not use the Piaggio X9 500?
2005 BV200, 1976 Sprint 150 Veloce
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Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:10 pm quote
well a tilting sidecar could conceivably be designed.
The cost would certainly sky-rocket... but DANG! how cool would an MP3 with a tilting sidecar be!
MP3 500
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Location: Capitola, California
Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:32 pm quote
Just talked to PM Tuning rep for North America. He indicated that PM Tuning (in UK) now has an MP3 for which they are designing a rear bracket that can be used with their existing exhaust for the GTS250.

No modifications to fuel injection are required, just mount and go. Claim is a slightly louder pipe with about 1.8 horsepower gain.
Suzuki Burgman Executive 650
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Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:50 pm quote
So, which pipe, LeoVinci or PM, is the system of choice for the 250ie engine shared by both, the Vespa GTS and Piaggio MP3? LeoVinci is located in Richmond, CA, just 20 miles from my house!
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Fri Aug 03, 2007 8:59 pm quote
You must love the internet. it even provides sidecars that would work on an MP3.
2007 Piaggio MP3 250, 1999 Harley Davidson Sportster XL 1200, 2001 Pro Street Custom Chopper
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Mon Aug 06, 2007 7:47 pm quote
The only reason I would consider a side car is if I wanted to take my 7 mth old Bull Terrier puppy with me on a ride. He would LOVE it!
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