How do I remove my rear wheel on my 150cc Chinese scooter ?

by Michael L
(New Orleans, La)

My rear wheel is squeaking really bad. I know it's my bearings needing replacement or repacking. I'm trying to get the rear wheel off, so I can get to the wheel bearings.

Can anyone give me some direction as to how to get it off?

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Jul 21, 2014
battery box in way NEW
by: jim

pull back shock opposite side wheel will come off easier and avoid battery box

Apr 06, 2011
Roketa 150 rear wheel removal
by: Richard J

I have a MC-13 Bali and had same problem removing rear wheel with battery box in the way. Alot easier way is remove muffler and then take your two rear shock bolts loose and engine will drop down and tire slides right off.
Don't worry the engine is on a swing arm so it wont hurt it.You may need to put something under rear tire when you put it back on to hold it up so ypu can put the shock bolts back in. I just replaced the engine in mine myself so i've had alot of experience with this problem.

Nov 26, 2010
Battery box in the way
by: Al

Hi Jim Z
I have a Roketa Bali 150 and tried to change the rear tire. I got all the stuff you said to take off but when I tried to slide the wheel off the battery box is in the way. It looks like you have to dismantle the scooter to get the inside panel that the battery box is molded into. I'm about to get a cutting wheel and modify the battery box to simpify changing the rear tire. Any ideas other than that? Thanks Al Desrosiers

Nov 10, 2010
Generic Instructions
by: Jim Zeiser

I did mine recently so here goes. First remove the exhaust system, including the bolts to the swingarm bracket. Then remove the shock absorber bolt and move the shock out of the way. Next remove the wheel nut and spacer. Pull off the swingarm bracket. You should be able to get the wheel off now. You will have to deflate the tire to get it past the oil filler tube. Remember to regrease the splines on the drive unit before putting the wheel back. I used axle grease.

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