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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    And now the sorry end to the saga. Just got most of the bike working except kept blowing headlight bulbs. Rear brake master cylinder leaking so regular top ups and bleeding. Aligning the rear wheel a...
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    Re: Stalling high rpm qingqi 200gy

    Not sure if this is the same but sounds similar to a probpem I had with my chinese rocket. I wuod be driving happily at aroung 7 - 8 k and suddenly engine stall. bike stoppped and could not restart...
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Hey da beard, these bikes can be a b***h but got mine to a reasonable runnng state and its ok. Quite like it sometimes but don't know if I can trust it. They do vibrate some, but could be you have...
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    I eventually wrote to jt sprockets and got a catalogue from them (they just wanted my address and sent it over). I matched the front sprocketspec and got a 14 tooth. Warning though, the clearance in...
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    And now the latest, broke down on the way to work. Bike would not run without choke even when warm through. Just managed to scrape home. Turns out the petrol cap washer is torn and seems perished....
  6. Thread: rear 520 sprocket

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    Re: rear 520 sprocket

    Still looking and trying to get a JT sprockets catalogue to match up sizes. Their site only has search by bike model not by chain or sprocket dimension so hard to find anything that way. Thats why...
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Tungsten drill bits sorted those pesky rivets. Got the can open and rebuilt nice and tight now. No more bad vibes.
    Still trying to match up a sprocket but got to get one now as bike running ok now...
  8. Thread: rear 520 sprocket

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    Re: rear 520 sprocket

    Hi,

    Im struggling to get a frond sprocket. YOu said you replaced yours with a 14 tooth. Can you tell me the mnake and model or part number so I can track one down here?
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Thanks for the help. I got a washer in place and mount is now much tighter. Real hassle getting the rivets out of the exhaust can tho. They are steel and loose so tend to spin when drilling out. I...
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Thanks again. Guess my weekends all planned now!. Cant wait to try a bigger sprocket as driving on A roads in UK is tough at 40MPH.

    Appreciate your help. Would have been stuck without it.
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    Re: Mikilon M96 Engine Mounts Broken

    Thanks for the reply, I'll get some pics this weekend and post them here. The actual lugs are cracked on one side and the welding on the other has cracked.
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Thanks for all your help. I'll definately check out the lower engine mnount. I thought the movement was by design but the washer idea sounds good. Did you weld up the top mounting ? I'm going to...
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    Mikilon M96 Engine Mounts Broken

    I fsee that the two lugs on the rear engine mounts are cracked and broken so will need to get the frame welded. Never been off-road or jumped speed humps or any other reason for this kind of damage...
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Further issues:

    Speedo reads all over the place.

    Starter solenoid failed - had to replace after getting advice from another thred in this forum (thanks guys).

    Main headlights failed -...
  15. Thread: rear 520 sprocket

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    Re: rear 520 sprocket

    Hi,

    Just found out that the rear engine mountings on my m96 125sb are cracked and broken off. Wonderedf if you have seen the same thing on yours?
  16. Thread: starter solenoid

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    starter solenoid

    I have a Mikilon 125SB and amongst other failures, the starter solenoid has packed up. It has a number on it ZTXF0806, dont know if this is a model number or what as no other markings. I have...
  17. Thread: Big Boy SMR250

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    Re: Big Boy SMR250

    hi,

    I have the 125 version of this bike in UK and want to get a smaller sprocket as well. I cannot find anywhere to order the part. Do you have any info, part numbers contact etc would be much...
  18. Thread: rear 520 sprocket

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    Re: rear 520 sprocket

    Thanks sounds reasonable. I live in rip-off Britain tho' so it will be twice as much here no doubt!
  19. Thread: rear 520 sprocket

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    Re: rear 520 sprocket

    Sounds expensive - customm machining. mind if I ask how much?
  20. Thread: rear 520 sprocket

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    Re: rear 520 sprocket

    Hi, thanks for the info. I also have one of these bikes and reckon it would be great with a couple more gears! like maybe a 6 7th and 8th. 1st is ridiculously low so plenty of room to modify.

    Can...
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    Re: Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Sorry that was a typo. I do need the Tyre pressures. See pic of the bike:
  22. Thread: mikilon m96

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    Re: mikilon m96

    Hi,

    I checked its factory setting at 2.5 turns when I got my bike, but cannot guarantee that this is the best setting. Seems OK and bike is pulling alright.

    might need to do some trial and...
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    Mikilon m96 125SB 2008

    Bought this bike in a crate, no warranty and cheap. Assembled and on the raod but in the 2 weeks on the road:

    One bolt fell out of left hand switch assembly and lost.

    Radiator hose popped off...
  24. Thread: mikilon m96

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    Re: mikilon m96

    I'm looking for the same thing. So far I'm really happy with the bike but will need to start service soon and need info and a source of spares. Did you find anythinge useful?
  25. Thread: LIFAN 156MI-2

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    LIFAN 156MI-2

    I have a Mikilon M96 125SB and I believe the motor is a LIFAN 156MI-2. It has a grey finish insted of black and side plates with Mikilon label rather than LIFAN.

    Anyone in UK know a contact for...
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