Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:52 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:52 am linkquote
Here i will post the build story of the mp3/Fuoco 500 with 1000cc

Going to buy a Secondhand Gilera GP800 use the back-end of it
Refurbishing the engine and fit 2 492cc Cylinders and pistons

Ordered the Following parts

A new Frame (i can cut, i need the neck to fit to the GP800 frame)
front swingarms
Wheel hubs
front Legs from the Fuoco RL
13" front Wheels (Will fit 120/70/13 tyres or if i can find them 100 110/90/13)
2 New nising 4 piston front caliper (CBR600rr)
NG Wave brakedisk
bearings

Other stuff i've got plenty in stock


Going to try to build it

Wil be continuted

Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:13 am

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The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
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The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
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Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:13 am linkquote
Ooo - fun!
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:54 am

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Mp3 500
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Mp3 500
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Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:54 am linkquote
Following with great intent been wanting to do this for long time now!!
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:00 pm

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2016 MP3 500 Sport ABS
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Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:00 pm linkquote
That sounds like fun! Good luck with the build.
Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:08 pm

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MP3 250LiTe
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Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:08 pm linkquote
You're insane! I love it!
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:16 pm

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Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:16 pm linkquote
Going to be a bad ass ride! Piaggio needs to produce a 650 or 750cc twin parallel. Even a 500 isn't really enough to push this much weight around.
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:50 am

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Fuoco 500ie - 2007, Benelli Adiva 150 - 2003
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:50 am linkquote
Great stuff, although the mash up I'd really like to see is a Fuoco front end on the engine and rear end of a Yamaha t-max

That lovely inboard twin with great sound coupled with the two wheel front end.
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:09 pm

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:09 pm linkquote
won't be legal you can do it with a tricity and Tmax both Yamaha
Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:03 pm

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2019 MP3 500 HPE Business
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:03 pm linkquote
MarshalDan wrote:
You're insane! I love it!
+ 1000
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:07 pm

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2008 MP3 500, 2013 BV350, 2020 Vespa Sei Giorni
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:07 pm linkquote
desq wrote:
Great stuff, although the mash up I'd really like to see is a Fuoco front end on the engine and rear end of a Yamaha t-max

That lovely inboard twin with great sound coupled with the two wheel front end.
So you want the same size motor that is already on the MP3 as apposed to an 800cc that has been bumped up to a 1000cc? I don't understand that.
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:56 pm

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:56 pm linkquote
no a GP800 is a 830cc 2 cylinder that i will bumb to 986cc

We all ready done that there are 4 build now

Last edited by Maksor on Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:00 pm; edited 1 time in total
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:57 pm

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2016 MP3 500 Sport ABS
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Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
 
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:57 pm linkquote
Maksor wrote:
no a GP800 is a 830cc 2 cylinder that i will bumb to 986cc
He's replying to desq who said he wanted the back on of a t-max, which is only 500 ccs.
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:02 pm

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:02 pm linkquote
the T-max 530 is a 2 cylinder with enough power but maybe there will fit other cylinder to it also never looked in to it
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:04 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:04 am linkquote
Adjusting the cylinders



Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:29 pm

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Puch SRA150, MP3 400, Moto Guzzi 750 Nevada, BMW K75S
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Location: Glendale AZ (was Albury NSW)
 
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Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:29 pm linkquote
Maksor...
I wouldn't mind doing the 492 conversion to my Mana.

Can you give details of what is involved as you go along?

What do the cylinders come off?

What work needs to be done to the heads?

What injector body are they using - the same?

Thanks

Trevor
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:12 pm

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2019 MP3 500hpe Sport
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Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:12 pm linkquote
this size motor is something the MP3 really needed to begin with. Should be an interesting build. Post pictures and keep it up to date.
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:23 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:23 am linkquote
the are of the mp3 but need some adjustments

Left one stock 492cc middle adjusted 492cc right oem 430cc
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:59 pm

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Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:59 pm linkquote
Have you compared the weight of the two different piston, ring, gudgeon pin assemblies?
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:22 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:22 am linkquote
nope not the weight

the 430cc cylinder is a lot heavier then the 492
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Thu May 21, 2020 11:00 am

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Thu May 21, 2020 11:00 am linkquote
Finaly bought a wrecked gp800 in french

Now waiting on the shipping company to bring it over

allready have a parted out 125 hybride for the front-end

Used my newly bought Fuoco frame for my Fuoco 500 HPE project that will be a brandnew Gilera Fuoco with 44bhp and maybe a reverse





Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:26 pm

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:26 pm linkquote
finaly it got delivered





Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:02 am

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Fuoco 500
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:02 am linkquote
Very great plan!
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:01 am

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Gilera Runner 500cc.
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Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:01 am linkquote
Nice, lets get this started fellow Dutchman!
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:31 pm

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2010 gts 300 super. 09 MP3 500 lite
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Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:31 pm linkquote
awesome project. very jealous
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Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:23 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:23 am linkquote
its bin a while but finaly started





Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:03 pm

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Mp3 Yourban 300 i.e
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Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:03 pm linkquote
Looking forward to see this project completed!!
Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:28 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:28 am linkquote
frame work





Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:18 pm

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Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:18 pm linkquote
its moveable again





Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:21 pm

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:21 pm linkquote
Front brakes i'm thinking about 260mm size rotors with 14" 3.5" wheels


the Front wheels will be made out of rear rims narrowed down to 3.5" wide


these are 4.5 wide

Tyres will be Michelin Pilot Power 3 Scooter 120/70/14 55H

Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:32 pm

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:32 pm linkquote
..



Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:33 pm

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GTS
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Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:33 pm linkquote
Maksor wrote:
Front brakes i'm thinking about 260mm size rotors with 14" 3.5" wheels

the Front wheels will be made out of rear rims narrowed down to 3.5" wide
Nice project overall!

How will you narrow down the rims?
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:18 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:18 am linkquote
found a company that will do that for me they will take out 1" in the center and weld it together again



Mon Nov 30, 2020 3:28 pm

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2019 MP3 500 Sport
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Mon Nov 30, 2020 3:28 pm linkquote
Wow.

Super impressive commitment.

The MP3 500 definitely could use a boost in very low end torque to get off the line a bit faster. I nearly wish it had a manual mode, but everything comes at a price and is a balancing act.

One of the clear balancing acts in the MP3 500 design is in user-friendliness. I wish it was a tad more aggressive and a 300 or so was the vehicle for ultimate approachability and the 500 was a bit edgier.

I am amazed at the commitment to such an ambitious project! I wish there was something as crazy as a turbo or supercharger kit, but of course that'd come at the prize of frying your clutch every 2k miles or something
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:50 am

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:50 am linkquote
as posted earlier a turbo or supercharger will blow the head it will do this also with out a supercharger just a powercommander or rapif bike tuned to 48 HP
Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:36 am

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Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:36 am linkquote
Good progress so far!

How is the process in the Netherlands to get your project street-legal?
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:18 am

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Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:18 am linkquote
Juxus wrote:
Good progress so far!

How is the process in the Netherlands to get your project street-legal?
Not easy, bud it is possible.
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:13 am

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2019 MP3 hpe 500 sport Advanced " Missy "
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Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:13 am linkquote
jerryd wrote:
awesome project. very jealous
You could do your own Jerry. You have the power! 8)
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:15 am

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Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:15 am linkquote
Maksor wrote:
its moveable again
Now that is cool!
Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:54 pm

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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Gilera Fuoco 500ie
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Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:54 pm linkquote
i m going to export it and get a tuf in germany l5e lots cheaper en easier then in the Netherlands



Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:53 am

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Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:53 am linkquote
Maksor wrote:
i m going to export it and get a tuf in germany l5e lots cheaper en easier then in the Netherlands
You could try Maksor, but they can be pretty picky over here when it comes to TÜV. Make double sure that everything is in tip top working order before you try to get it done over here .
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