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2008 Honda Ruckus

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2008 Honda Ruckus

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2008 Honda Ruckus Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Scooter
BASE MSRP(US)  $2,049.00 Find Your Local Honda Dealer
Dealers Honda Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  38 / 1.49
Stroke (mm/in)  44 / 1.73
Displacement (cc/ci)  49.4 / 3
Compression Ratio  12:1
Starter  Electric / Kick
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  15
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  10
Rear Tire Width  130
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Rear Wheel Diameter  10
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/90 R10
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R10
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Drum
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Travel (in/mm)  2.2 / 55.9
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  2.6 / 66
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  49.8 / 1264.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  181 / 82.1
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  194 / 88
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  1.3 / 4.9
Performance  Standard
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.9 / 734.1
Number Of Seats  1
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum / Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Scooter
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Parent Company  Honda
Display Name  Ruckus
Audio & Communication:  
Satellite  No
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Storage:  
Lockable Storage  Standard
Rear Rack  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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Its a Blast
By Indiana Dave(Owner), Oct. 25, 2008
Come from the 53 year old male I can say that the Ruckus is a great little scooter. I have 500 miles on mine now and have enjoyed every minute of it. I live in a small town and everything is within riding distance but I have also ridden it on the highway and have kept up with the 40mph traffic. Don'... Read Full Review

 

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Bring Tha' Ruckus.
By Eric Schmidt(Enthusiast), Aug. 28, 2008
Drop it like it's hot!

Forget getting a big-bike.. Honda's Ruckus is where it's at. Spending 1/10th the price of a CBR or Interceptor will get you a styling little ride that's got enough kick to whip around city corners.



The fun has only just begun, because customizing this lil'whip is where you... Read Full Review

 

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horrible scooter but Ill hang on to it.
By rob l(Owner), Apr. 13, 2011
The honda ruckus is different and has an appealing (to some people), cool, bare bones style.



But in my opinion, thats all it really has going for it.



Whats wrong with it:

only a single seater

no storage

weak drum brakes

underpowered compared to other 50cc's

very bad suspension



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starter kickstand
By Dave Voyles(Owner), Oct. 25, 2011
A nut came loose from the starter kickstand and ran through the engine destroying the engine. The dealer said "they've never seen this happen before." Still, they charged me $700 + to rebuild the engine. We have another Rukus that they said to bring in and have checked for a loose nut o... Read Full Review

 

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