New to me 08 xciting 250. Runs sluggish

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New to me 08 xciting 250. Runs sluggish

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I just bought this scooter and I'm happy with it, but it's slow on the take off and tops out at 55 mph. When I slow to 5mph I can hear a slapping noise from the belt/clutch/variator area.

Any ideas?
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Re: New to me 08 xciting 250. Runs sluggish

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Time to take it apart and check the drive belt.
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Thanks, I'll take off the belt drive and have a look. I heard I'll need an impact driver to take off the variator and clutch right?
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Re: New to me 08 xciting 250. Runs sluggish

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Thanks, I'll take off the belt drive cover and have a look. I heard I'll need an impact driver to take off the variator and clutch right? The guy that I bought it from says he just replaced the belt so I'm expecting something else causing belt issues but ya never know.
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Re: New to me 08 xciting 250. Runs sluggish

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The only way to find out is to open it up and look. I have no idea what tools you will need. Take the cover off the variator housing first and look.
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