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Bought a new pocket bike from Giovanni Sports and well the ignition came outside along with the key.

The ignition came out along with the key as soon as I took it out. I'm not good with pocket bikes but was wondering if you could help me fix it? I have a webcam so if you want to guide me step by step, I also took a picture so it could help you.

http://screensnapr.com/v/FtyZDy.jpg - Here is the ignition and everything that came out when i took the key out.

http://screensnapr.com/v/rWfnH0.jpg - This is the ignition in the pocket bike.

Hopefully you guys can help me and I look forward to hearing for all of you! Thank you
 

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All the keyswitch is a mechanism to aid contact to induce the kilswitch when the keyswitch is turned off....When turned to whats considered the ON position it breaks the ground contact to allow the coil to spark.........

the key is just a bs novelty on these because if i wanted to ride it still all I have to do to start your bike is disconnect the wires coming from the coil and itll have spark..
 

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check all the hex bolts, and retighten them before you start riding that thing. if you have locktite, use it. save you some trips to the hardware store....

clean out the gas tank and fuel lines, and check the carb for any debris that shouldnt be there....

theres 1001 tutorials on how to prep the bike, I suggest you read and do as much as you can before starting the bike... might save you some money in the long run.

Do a PROPER 2 tank break in with 50:1 fuel/oil mix, use good 2 stroke synthetic oils, and run it at different RPMs. after your two tanks, check the spark plug.. if it's grey and dry, too lean. If it's all oily, too rich. If it's golden brown, the motor is running good.
 

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First contact the people you got it from if its new from a store. Don't even need that, any fool can hot wire the bike key or no key,lol. Like Cam2 said, when you turn the key on it ungrounds your coil so the bike can run. When you turn it off it grounds the coil, No Go, that's it. It should have a kill button on the handle bars. Take the key wires seperate them and tape them up so the can't ground your coil.
 

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check all the hex bolts, and retighten them before you start riding that thing. if you have locktite, use it. save you some trips to the hardware store....

clean out the gas tank and fuel lines, and check the carb for any debris that shouldnt be there....

theres 1001 tutorials on how to prep the bike, I suggest you read and do as much as you can before starting the bike... might save you some money in the long run.

Do a PROPER 2 tank break in with 50:1 fuel/oil mix, use good 2 stroke synthetic oils, and run it at different RPMs. after your two tanks, check the spark plug.. if it's grey and dry, too lean. If it's all oily, too rich. If it's golden brown, the motor is running good.
50:1!!!!!..:eek:.... 28:1 for proper break-in......:D
 

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On the manual it said 50:1 and once broken in 25:1
And I called the store and they said they'll send me a new ignition on monday via express shipping. They also told me to try putting gas in it ( 50:1 ratio with 2 stroke oil ) and if it works then you don't need another ignition.
But what I was wondering is, should I fill up the mixing canister? And if the pocket Bike doesn't start will I have to drain the gasoline? How?
Thanks for the replies guys !
 

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50:1!!!!!..:eek:.... 28:1 for proper break-in......:D
LOL this is the second post I type in 50 to 1... derp.... 28:1 is probably the best, I trust Cams knowledge of these engines..... I do 30, probably not that much of a difference.

2 tanks of that then 40:1 to 50:1, whatever seems to run better in the bike.

thanks for correcting me yet again Cam!

Cheers.
 

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parm, that bike is a water cooled C1, 50cc, ( 46cc ), copy of a Euro Blata Orgami, much faster than a Cag air cooled.
 

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They are in the same class, alot of them have the same bodies but the frames are different. The Gio is for Canada, and I believe it has a better frame than the Cag. The bike has so many names. Does the rear section on your bike unbolt??
 

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No, I mean the left and right arms that hold the rear axle and rear wheel, does it bolt to the main frame??
 

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You can easily replace that key switch with a toggle switch, push button, etc. Powersports stores usually have a push button one that mounts to the handle bars. I wouldnt fix the key, cause like said you can easily hotwire it, or just jam in a flat blade screwdriver and turn it. The chinese locks dont have the best quality lol.
 
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