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  1. Guys... If you know anyone interested to buy an X8, let me know okay? For Sale Details... Brought a car and intending to get married soon... thanks!
  2. http://www.hmm-hmmm.com/temp/Dom_x8_Piaggio.jpg Model: Piaggio X8 200 Colour: Black Plate: FZ plate Registered Date: Apr 05 Owners: 2nd Owner (Can consider 1st Owner, 1st Owner sold to me in less than 1 month as Parents don't allow him ride) Condition: Superb (Park Indoor) Mileage: 34k Price: $5.2k (Highest Bidder Wins) Except for Polini clutch system, bike is fully stock. Reason for selling: Upgrading to Car Sincere buyers only, please call Dominic at 9690 2543.
  3. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    Hi fellow x8 riders, Shall share with guys my first tyre puncture experience on the X8. Currently i have done around 13,000km and just done my first major servicing at Kenny's place 2 weeks prior to this. Was riding normally yesterday from World trade off to Fong Seng for dinner. Realized that with just a little twist of my handle bar, the bike turn more than normal, and the bike felt shaky at every turning. Since it just finish raining a while back (roads were wet) i rode slower and slower assuming that it was the result of the rain. After dinner at Fong Seng, i was off to my friends place for mahjong. Never hit the expressway (luckily) but went down Clementi road instead. The woddling and control got worse, the bike felt like it was turning off more and more even when i filter merely filter from one lane to another. Started to get a bit worried but continue to ride. (Thinking that the distance wasn't too far) Made all my turns slower and slower as the bike continue to react strangely. Finally when i turn into the HDB fliter lane (which was more acute than the main road), the bike suddenly lost balance (rear like suddenly lost contact). Being somewhat mentally prepare, i manage put my legs down in time and avoid falling. Immediately placed it on side stand and check to see what was wrong... To my surprise, the rear tyre was totally flat, punctured with the lining of the rubber around the rim concave inwards and detached from the sides of the rim. Had no choice but to push the bike into one of the HDB carparks and decide to wait for Monday since today both Future and PSC are closed. Just thought i'll write this to caution all X8 riders who may encounter the same problem. Pls do go straight to your shop to check, or else you may end up like me, cannot move the bike at all liao. Now i'm just wondering what is the recommended milleage for tyre change? When i meet Kenny 2 weeks back during servicing, he did mention that my tyres looks like the chiong ones. Later another x8 rider confirm that the new x8 comes with lousy tyres, not michelin gold (or other reliable brands). My guess was to cut cost. Please note that when it rains, the grap of the tyres are very very bad. Have experienced slight skid on the x8 several times in the carpark. Anyway, now i can only pray that the tow and tyre change wouldn't make bankrupt me. Sigh, repair just before new year to avoid this but still kana. Becareful fellow X8 riders...
  4. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    Mine's black too! So far so good. Brought it since May. Millege still doing well at around 290km per full tank... Not much complains, just sometime got some sound from the disc brakes, but goes away after a while! Brought from bike production but paying more as compared to the rest of the guys, bought it over from another owner who didn't ride for more than a month after buying coz parents dun allow. So far run in liao, pretty smooth! Except dun know why, i always feel the rear type like not enough air even though i only pump for 1 week only (250psi), dun know whether the rest got the same problem. My gf very small size only, so can't be her too heavy.. Some clown went to play with my bike which i park at shaw tower everyday and accidentally drop it coz the handle bar was locked (on main stand), so kena scratch on the right side (from exhaust, to mirror to box), damn upset lah guys... I wash until clean clean shiny shiny, then got people go sit, play and drop! Now got scratch and resell value drop... My 2 cents worth, if you guys who love your X8 as much as me, you better cover it... Sianz lah! Anyone happen to see the fellow who drop my X8, help me hantan the fellow...
  5. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    Yo bro... Same thing for my x8.... fuel gauge tend to react the same way! But i think it may be due to the shape of the fuel tank or meter placement! The starting of the bike, me oso have to do a few times.. But since i have rode an old bike for so long, have the habit of throttling after pressing the start button, so first time start is around 50% rate if i bother to twist! Of coz, the engine doesn't sound that great when you do that..
  6. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    My side is constantly 290-300km before lighting up! Pump only shell V-power so far! As i run in my engine more, the louder it is becoming... Ask Mr Yap to help me check he say nothing wrong, but still getting rougher.. Maybe it just me! But millege is okay on my side, full tank usually around 16 bucks for my x8! Farest i've tried is 325km if i'm not wrong, didn't want to push further coz after all, new bike, engine is most impt...
  7. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    Oppss... Using the wrong terms! I mean front and back both disc brakes... Last time my back is drum brakes..
  8. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    no lah.. i never ride RVF! Dun even have 2A... Me use to ride a 13yr old GN125 for 2 years plus before my brakes fail me and i crash pretty badly.. So now get a new bike with double disk brakes and maintain it well! Dun have another shoulder bone to broke liao!
  9. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    Yours without casing, but it is exactly the same meter! Agreed that i didn't get the cheapest, but never mind lah, next time go then i tell them other people do it only at $70 bucks, see what my mechanic said.. minus casing and plus workship of the lights too! I think they probably charge me $20 more.. Have always knew that they are not the cheapest! But i think i won't go complain about $20 lah! Thanks for sharing me with your price anyway! Always good to know the market...
  10. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    Hey fren.. i posted the photos in front liao! PLS read all post before asking questions...
  11. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    My X8 is only less than 3 months old, so you can say battery pretty new! As for the voltmeter, my mechanic say this is the type that would spolit during rain easily. So if spolit, i'll just go back to him and ask him for explaination lor! Usually, last time got problems after fixing or changging stuff, he will either change it again for me but minus off the price out of my next servicing. So me not so worried! Mine definitely dun have 7 lights! Just slightly magnify with light based.. It is the brightest thing on my panel at night, so okie lah..
  12. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    And the photo of the headlight switch if you are interested!
  13. josh

    SBF X8 Cafe

    Waaa... Yours is so much higher than mine! I'll go ask mr yap what's wrong when i go down the next time, he oso told me should be around 14V if i'm not wrong, yet my only hangs around 13.5V when running.. And 12V when start! Never go above 14V at all actually.. Oh, here's a photo of my voltmeter! Thanks leo_rider...
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