TaoTao TBR7 Really a 250cc Motorcycle? – FAQ

Huh? TaoTao TBR7 dual-sport motorcycle has a 250cc engine? I see this often in motorcycle forums, and it confuses me. The TaoTao TBR7 has always had a 229cc engine, from my research, and experience as an owner. The TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle has never had a 250cc engine size and was then downgraded to 229cc, from … Read more

What Is The Boom Vader 125cc Oil Capacity?

This Frequently Asked Question, What is the Boom Vader 125 oil capacity? It is direct from the Boom Vader 125 motorcycle manual. How much oil does a Boom Vader 125cc engine hold? “add commended luboil from right crankcase: 0.85L-0.95L.” I found in the Boom Vader Owner’s Manual on Page 25. From how it reads, I … Read more

Boom Vader Oil Type – FAQ

One way to start a fight on any Chonda forum, or Chonda FB group, is to ask, “What type of oil does the Boom Vader take?” Every Boom Vader owner, or Chonda owner, has their own opinion about what type of oil their motorcycle should use and brand. This post is laid out first to … Read more

How To Check Motorcycle Oil Level On The Boom Vader – FAQ

Boom Vader motorcycle out for a ride, look at new exhaust and muffler.

You need some clarification if you read the Boom Vader motorcycle owner’s manual in the how to check motorcycle oil level section. The original language was run through a poor translator. Following the manual, I will tell you what I did and how I checked the motorcycle oil level in my Boom Vader bike. Checking … Read more

Boom Vader 125cc Chain Size – FAQ

428H-108 OEM After a couple of Grom Clone motorcycle discussions, I noticed that the Boom Vader stock motorcycle chain strength is questionable after performance upgrades. Very few people knew what the stock chain size is. I ordered a longer chain than 108 links since I upgraded the front sprocket to a 17-tooth and had a … Read more

Boom Vader Exhaust Gasket Size – FAQ

Boom Vader Motorcycle Exhaust Crush Gasket.

When I was looking to do exhaust mods( First Boom Vader 125 (A Grom Clone) Exhaust Mod! ) and exhaust upgrades( Basic Boom Vader Exhaust Upgrade Instructions ), I knew the exhaust gasket on the Boom Vader was a one-time use, like the TaoTao TBR7 Exhaust Gasket( TaoTao TBR7 Exhaust Gasket Mystery ). I ordered … Read more

TaoTao TBR7 Top Speed? – FAQ

According to the TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Owner’s Manual, the top speed of the TBR7 motorcycle is: Maxiumum Speed ≧90km/h TBR7 Owners Manual – Specifications Section on Page 5. This is a direct quote(copy and paste’d) from the TBR7 Motorcycle Owners Manual I have. Even with the miss-spelling of Maximum. What Is That In “American”? I … Read more

Who Makes The Boom Vader Motorcycle? – FAQ

Looking like a Honda Grom. I get the first question. Is that a Honda Grom? I reply No, but it’s a Grom Clone. This answer leads to a confused face, and I add that it’s a Boom Vader, Gen 2 125cc motorcycle. Modeled after the body shape and characteristics of a Honda Grom, but a … Read more

Boom Vader Motorcycle Won’t Crank In Gear – FAQ

This will be a quick post about your Boom Vader motorcycle(or any general Grom-Clone bike) won’t start, but the battery is good. If the bike transmission is in Neutral, the motorcycle will crank(turn-over), but the engine will not turn over in any other gear(gears 1 through 4). This motorcycle starting issue can have an easy … Read more

Does The TaoTao TBR7 Have An Oil Filter? – FAQ

Simply put, the TaoTao TBR7 does not have an oil filter. However, the TBR7 has an oil screen. This oil screen collects large particles that can damage the engine and accelerate wear and tear. Unlike using the drain plug located at the bottom of the TaoTao TBR7’s engine, I drain the oil and clean the … Read more

TBR7 Motorcycle Won’t Crank In Gear – FAQ

This will be a quick post about your TaoTao TBR7 dual-sport motorcycle won’t start, but the battery is good, especially since you use a battery tender. A Quick Motorcycle Engine Won’t Start Vs Which Gear Check If the bike transmission is in Neutral, the motorcycle engine will crank(turn-over), but the engine will not crank (turn … Read more

TBR7 Motorcycle Rear Brake Locked Up? – FAQ

TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle rear brake.

I cannot believe how often this question comes up in the FB groups and Chonda forums(Need TBR7 help?), and how scary this can be. A motorcycle rear brake locked up while riding can be a very dangerous and best step in preventing these locked brake conditions. If your motorcycle’s rear wheel is locking up or … Read more

Is The Stock TBR7 OK To Ride Unmodified? – FAQ

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Assembled and still stock.

Yes! You can ride the TaoTao TBR7 Chinese Dual-Sport Motorcycle as stock, and the TBR7 bike will operate out of the box. Depending on your altitude, the TBR7 might feel very ‘subdued’ in power and top speed might be low, but the bike is still a fun ride. I am told the TBR7 motorcycle’s stock … Read more

Who Makes The TBR7 Motorcycle? – FAQ

TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Assembled and still stock.

THE TAO COMPANY MANUFACTURES the TBR7 motorcycle, better known as the TaoTao TBR7 Chinese dual-sport motorcycle. You can read more about the Tao Motor Company from their company webpage: https://taomotor.com/ You can read more in our TBR7 Section of my blog, My Motorcycle Blog.

What Are The TaoTao TBR7 Tire Sizes? – FAQ

The TaoTao TBR7 motorcycle comes with stock front tires size of 90 / 90 – 19‘s, and stock rear tires are 110 / 90 – 17‘s. The TaoTao TBR7 Motorcycle Front Tire Info. The TBR7 motorcycle comes with a stock front tire mounted on an aluminum wheel and inflated with a tire tube. Size: 90/90-19. … Read more