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Author Topic: My New 2020 Yamaha Xmax 300  (Read 208 times)
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« on: November 13, 2020, 06:40:59 AM »

I bought a new 2020 Xmax 300 a week ago, after spending the past year looking for a used one. I was going to wait on the 2021 model, hoping for a better color than the flat black or dark gray but from what some dealers have told me the '21 color is supposed to be black again. White is my preferred color followed by red. I really didn't want the gold wheels on the '20 get away from me. Yamaha calls the color Shadow Gray which to me looks Olive Drab.  It looks like I'm not going to have enough time before the the snow flies to get through the break-in period.



My XXL Scorpion helmet just barely fits under the seat but only with the chin bar open. I have to give the seat a firm push to get it to close. 



Standing on the floor boards makes it an adventure bike, right?



The cockpit is not as roomy as my old Honda Silver Wing but I'll get used to it. I think the large step in the seat forces me too far forward so I found a damaged used seat on Ebay. Over the winter I'll play with the used seat to see if can make the riding position more comfortable.

One other thing I want to try is to see if I can modify the underside of the seat pan to see if I can make it easier to store my helmet under the seat.


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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2020, 08:17:20 AM »

Nice scoot and I side with you on the color back.  I also am going down the same road with a spare seat I picked up off fleabay.  Good luck with the mods and post up some pictures of the seat when you get it done.
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2020, 06:50:15 PM »

Have you tried laying the helmet on the side under your seat? Otherwise looks nice.
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« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2020, 01:41:24 AM »

NIce looking scoot!
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« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2020, 01:57:03 AM »

I bought a new 2020 Xmax 300 a week ago, after spending the past year looking for a used one.

Good call. I go back and forth with new vs. used.
Although I purchased a used TMax a year ago, the low price sealed the deal.
Otherwise, on a new vs. near-new decision, I'm inclined to choose the new model.
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« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2020, 02:49:04 PM »

Nice scooter! You'll never want a key again. I loved my XMAX. I ordered a comfort seat from Europe, it improved my ride a lot. Also got the phone holder, and heated grips which is a great deal. Cheers!
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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2020, 06:32:38 PM »

Congratulations on the new Xmax! You're going to love it.
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« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2020, 05:37:37 PM »

.... It looks like I'm not going to have enough time before the the snow flies to get through the break-in period.
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My XXL Scorpion helmet just barely fits under the seat but only with the chin bar open. I have to give the seat a firm push to get it to close. 
One other thing I want to try is to see if I can modify the underside of the seat pan to see if I can make it easier to store my helmet under the seat.




 Just bundle up and ride!    Over on the "other" site, (it think it was on the SMax) that they had a similar issue with the seat. Some  solved it by cutting the 'lump' out of the pan and covering it over.
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