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This is a discussion on Albert Build within the Monkey Builds forums, part of the Honda Monkey 125 Forums category; The name Albert comes from the name of the first primate to go to space, though he died from suffocation during the flight. Anyways, here's ...

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    Albert Build

    The name Albert comes from the name of the first primate to go to space, though he died from suffocation during the flight.

    Anyways, here's my version of Albert:

    Albert Build-img_1067.jpg

    Current mods already on the bike include:

    • Bazzaz ZFi EFI
    • Sunstar 14t Front Sprocket
    • ASV F3 Shorty Levers
    • MNNTHBX Bar Mount w/ Ram Ball
    • TB Forged Aluminum Shift Lever


    Upcoming mods include:

    • MNNTHBX MTake
    • Bazzaz Z-AFM
    • Fender Eliminator


    We'll see what comes after that. At some point, I'm expecting to replace the exhaust, turn signals, mirrors, and all of that.
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    Great photo to share and good info. Suffocated huh? That's really sad. I wonder if that Monkey Albert understood the benefit to mankind he was?

    I have a Yellow Banana like you and a Red Nebula. I keep having this thought one of my riding buddies will go with me and ride the Red one. They are not willing so far.
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    Any idea on top speed with the improvements? I'm at 240lb's and top is 53mph but to be honest I don't know I want this machine going any faster than that.

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    I haven't seen major improvement on the top speed with the mods currently. From what I've researched, the bigger changes will come with the intake and perhaps an exhaust. Living at altitude, I can definitely see improvements after putting the bazzaz on. Once I get the Z-AFM hooked up, I should be able to do a little deeper investigations and look at some more custom maps for the bike.
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    Very pretty pictures on your instagram account. I see that I am not alone in loving & collecting triumphs

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    Thanks! I've had a few Triumphs in my life and currently 2 in the garage with the Monkey.
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    I really like that yellow.

    Could you share a brief review of how your shifter is working out. I've been considering one.
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    I've been really happy with the new shift lever, gets rid of quite a bit of the slop between your foot and the shifter. One thing that was brought up, the stock system reduces the force directly on the shaft, and going with a shift lever right on it you *could* wind up bending that shaft and needing to replace the cover and clutch. I ordered a "Shift Shaft Support Bracket" from Hard Racing to help strengthen it up a bit and take away some of that worry. Once I have the support bracket installed (should be Monday) I'll know a bit more about it.
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    Some new additions installed in the last couple of days:

    • Hard Racing Shift Shaft Support Bracket
    • Yoshimura RS-3 Full System
    • Bazzaz Z-AFM Self Mapper


    Along with the new exhaust and the Z-AFM, I also removed the stock O2 sensor and plugged up the hole.

    Loving the RS-3, the bike definitely makes some angry noises now.
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    Bonjour Threar,

    with the RS3, you have to remove the stock O2 sensor. which hole is plugged up? the one on RS3?
    I guess it's necessary with a filter and mapping. but if one wishes, like me, only the RS3 fuel system, is it necessary?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KBK0 View Post
    Bonjour Threar,

    with the RS3, you have to remove the stock O2 sensor. which hole is plugged up? the one on RS3?
    I guess it's necessary with a filter and mapping. but if one wishes, like me, only the RS3 fuel system, is it necessary?
    merci.
    I don't believe you *have* to remove the O2 sensor, but I have the Bazzaz Z-FI and Z-AFM to work on remapping the bike so the stock O2 sensor was doing nothing. I have my Z-AFM O2 sensor in the RS3 header pipe.

    Without those, you could just run the RS3 and plug the O2 sensor bung on the header pipe (that plug should come with the RS3) and leave the stock O2 sensor as normal. I know these bikes have a tendency to run lean, so just keep an eye on things. I happen to also plan on removing the airbox, so a remap is going to be needed in the long run.
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