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    Post My Ravi Piaggio Storm 125 - 2012

    Assalamualaikum To All,

    Although i had posted a few pics already of my bike, i am starting this thread a bit late after buying ravi piaggio storm 125 just to share the experience.

    Previously i owned a Honda Cd 100, Bought Cd 100 in 2006 and kept it for 6 years till 2012, It was an excellent bike and never gave me any kind of trouble for the whole 6 years really went well and even now was in very good genuine condition.

    Then after reading many reviews of different bikes on P.W. and looking at different bikes available in the market i went for Ravi Piaggio 125 and bought the bike on Nov 1st 2012. Then sold my Cd 100 to a friend the next week after i bought Piaggio 125.

    Here are pics of my bike


    My Ravi Piaggio Storm 125  2012 -1206119

    My Ravi Piaggio Storm 125  2012 -1206120

    Some Initial Problems which i had to face.

    1. There where noises from the front wheel bearing at just 200 K.M.
    2. When the bike was just driven 300 K.M. the speedometer cable broke
    3. The tappets adjustment was not good and there was engine noise
    4. Spark Plug quality was not good
    5. Noise was coming from the speedometer

    Solutions To the above mentioned Problems.

    1. The front wheel bearings was easily changed by piaggio warranty center under warranty and they are working excellent now
    2. Speedometer cable was also changed under warranty from warranty center and is operating fine now
    3. Tappets they said would be adjusted at 1000 K.M. first service and not to be adjusted before that.
    4. Spark plug would also be changed at 1000 K.M.
    5. The speedometer was touching key hole so they adjusted the speedometer and moved it a bit away from the key hole the noise went away

    Overall Experience

    The overall experience of the bike went really well if i had any issue the problem was resolved by the warranty center and any faulty part was easily claimed. Its an excellent bike specially if we see the styling and comfort and there is no bike like Piaggio 125 currently in the Pakistani market and i really enjoy the ride of the bike.

    Some pics of different Piaggio's in different countries

    Piaggio's in China - 1 - Page 8
    Piaggio's in China - 2 - Page 8
    Piaggio's in Srilanka - Page 8
    Ravi Piaggio's modified in Lahore - Page 10
    Ravi Piaggio with digital meter - Page 14
    Ravi piaggio with Dual silencer - Page 16

    Some modifications with Pics

    Initial Modifications


    1.Changing the rear indicator position and removing the orginal indcator holders and rear grab bar - Page 4
    2.
    Changing original ignition coil with cultus ignition coil in piaggio - Page 7

    Second phase Modifications


    3.Wiring and electronic boosting

    4.Rear Aluminium Rim
    5.
    Sporty chain cover
    6.
    Rear 120/80 -17 Bridgestone Batlax

    7.Grips from complete Flat local Clipon's to Heavy bike Raised Clipon's
    8.
    CarbonFiber wrapped side tappays - page 16

    Latest Modifications.


    9.Front Rim 2.15-17, Rear rim 4.0-17 (Make original Honda)
    10.Front Tire 100/80-17, Rear 140/70-17 (Make Dunlop Aeromax GT-501 Japan - Pair F & R, both tubeless)
    11.Custom rear sprocket
    12.Rear Disk Brake with calliper (Make Nissin Honda CBR 250)
    13.Changed all bushes and bearings for axle fitting in rims
    14.custom made spacers for rims (Make local kharadiya)
    15.Custom rear brake Hub (Make local kharadiya)
    16.Custom Cut Front Mudguard (Honda CBR maybe or Bandit not sure)
    17.Increased height from rear by 2 inches by using spacers in shocks
    18.Changed all four indicators again
    19.Changed headlight again back to original headlight
    20.Air intake
    21.Small fairing covering only the sides partially
    22.Carbon paper on fairings and side tappays
    23.Matt black paint on rims and front mudguard
    24.Removed chain cover (no space left for fitting)

    25.New Rear view mirrors and handle grips

    26.New Silencer

    Sound test and a slight tire spin

    Traveling Pics

    Some Pics while returning from Lahore To Islamabad on GT Road - page 15

    Ravi Piaggio Storm Complete User Manual

    Part 1 ( Front page to Page 12 )
    Part 2 ( Page 13 - 27 )
    Part 3 ( Page 28 - 42 )
    Part 4 ( Page 43 - 57 )
    Part 5 ( Page 58 - Back Page )

    Pics of extremely modified ravi piaggios and others in LHR (facebook page)

    The bike was sold on February 16 2014, that is why thread has been closed


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    Default Colour combination of silencer

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    Which color combination of exhaust would look good on a silver piaggio - suggestions required

    1 suggestion per person

    JazakAllah in advance

    Apologies for the bad quality images

    1.Complete Chromed
    my ravi piaggio storm 125  2012 -1136589

    2.Black with chromed ends
    my ravi piaggio storm 125  2012 -1136590

    3.Black pipe Chromed silencer
    my ravi piaggio storm 125  2012 -1136591

    4.Chromed with black ends
    my ravi piaggio storm 125  2012 -1136592

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    omer dear 2 n 3 are looking good
    legend will revive soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by hidalgo View Post
    omer dear 2 n 3 are looking good
    ur vote is for 2 or 3?

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    2.Black with chromed ends
    my ravi piaggio storm 125  2012 -1136590
    ^^ My Goes To 2nd One Black with chrome ends
    Bro if you going to install this kinda silencer definitely black one would suit silver piaggio



    My Ravi Piaggio Storm 125  2012 -1136599


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    omer i vote for 2
    legend will revive soon

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    Yup
    2nd is cool

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    i think 2nd

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    Its upon you. i personally liked 3rd and 4th if bike's color is silver

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    I'd say 2nd and 4th!
    I really like 4th one.. with colord pipe and tip on all bikes!
    But it depends how it will look on a piaggio... it is kinds difficult to imagine it since i have never owned a piaggio..

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    my personal choice would be 2 or 4th one and out of the I will go with 4th one..


    Omer whats you personal choice ? I c 2nd getting major votes
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    Quote Originally Posted by vickytulla View Post
    my personal choice would be 2 or 4th one and out of the I will go with 4th one..


    Omer whats you personal choice ? I c 2nd getting major votes
    haven't decided yet just taking in suggestions lets see

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    Brother my vote is for 2. I think this will be the best one for silver Piaggio.

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    obviously no 2 ..when it come to looks, nothing can beat flat black... chrome is old fashioned now ...
    Rise from the ashes,.....

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    brother my vote is no 3 , it's looking grate,

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    how about this one...
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    omer ny end men chaker kha ker gir jana hai ...
    https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/motorcycle-travel-diaries/277725-sober-riders-visit-khunjerab-adventurous-way-via-nori-pass

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    Quote Originally Posted by vickytulla View Post
    omer ny end men chaker kha ker gir jana hai ...
    Waqar bhai what i am doing to my piaggio dua karay may kabyab ho jao jo may karna cha raha hoo, Omer nahy chakar khay ga aap chaakar kha jay gaye daikhnay kay baad (just kidding), lots of experiments are going on last sunday say bike khula hoa hay 2 say 3 din aur lagay gaye daikho agar kaam ho gaya phir may inshaallah share karo ga aur agar nahy successful hoa to bus may nay kuch kiya hy nahy

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    now you are making me more curiuos Allah khair...

    Quote Originally Posted by omer85 View Post
    Waqar bhai what i am doing to my piaggio dua karay may kabyab ho jao jo may karna cha raha hoo, Omer nahy chakar khay ga aap chaakar kha jay gaye daikhnay kay baad (just kidding), lots of experiments are going on last sunday say bike khula hoa hay 2 say 3 din aur lagay gaye daikho agar kaam ho gaya phir may inshaallah share karo ga aur agar nahy successful hoa to bus may nay kuch kiya hy nahy
    https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/motorcycle-travel-diaries/277725-sober-riders-visit-khunjerab-adventurous-way-via-nori-pass

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    Suggestion is required should i keep the current headlight on the left 2012 model aur change it with original round headlight which one would look better.

    my ravi piaggio storm 125  2012 -1138254

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    omer ur bike has a unique signature, and its like a copyright thing If you really want to go for a round light again If I were you I will place a bigger round light the the stock one ... (If I want my bike to look different) in any other case stock is always the best.

    Quote Originally Posted by omer85 View Post
    Suggestion is required should i keep the current headlight on the left 2012 model aur change it with original round headlight which one would look better.

    my ravi piaggio storm 125  2012 -1138254
    https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/motorcycle-travel-diaries/277725-sober-riders-visit-khunjerab-adventurous-way-via-nori-pass

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