Does the JMStarr 150 have a "governor?"

by Kev

I'd like to get the thing to go 70mph like it was advertised to do. Someone told me they have a governor that can be disconnected (?)

Also I assume all the speed increasing modifications discussed concerning 49cc scoots are applicable to this bike as well (?) Thanks

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Oct 16, 2009
Does JM STAR have a governor
by: Anonymous

Well good sense should always be our governor. I ride a JM Star 150. A lot of what you get out of any scooter depends on several factors: Road conditions, wind direction and velosity, traffic, and weight of rider along with baggage (Including your significant other). I'm a big guy. The only way I could get 70 mph out of my bike would be during free-fall off a cliff. The 150s really weren't meant to go that fast. The bike is more of a cruiser than a sportbike, and that is how I think of it. JM makes a 250cc look-alike for a few bucks more. If you want to go 70 opt for that one. Good luck. The bike is a beauty.

Oct 16, 2009
No Governor
by: Jim Zeiser

The engines on 150cc scooters don't have any speed limiting devices. If somebody told you it could do 70 mph it was just advertising hype. I know people who have gotten there after some modifications to pipe, carb and variator, but there is no magic wire to remove that will make it go faster.

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