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Paramotor Service & Assembly Information

1. Basics

A. Troubleshooting paramotors – Here are the steps and information to solve most problems with your paramotor.

B. Engine break-in procedures – All new or rebuilt engines must be broken in.  If this is not done, the engine will have a much shorter life.

C. Essential tool kit – here are the tools from Harbor Freight (USA) and others that you need to work on your paramotor.

D. Paramotor assembly guide and accompanying video  This video is for the Miniplane Thor 130, others similar.

E. Shipping a complete paramotor – How to properly pack and ship a complete paramotor (including the frame and harness).

2. Service

(Notice:  We are backlogged for repairs until mid-August 2018.  Please do not send any equipment for repair at this time unless you can wait.)  We service all types of paramotors including the Top 80, Polini, Minari, and Simonini.  We are experts on the Walbro carburetor and can modify the Walbro for the best fuel economy, engine smoothness, and performance for your altitude.  Engines, or any part thereof, can be shipped to us for service including complete overhaul.  If you decide to have us service your equipment, follow these instructions on how to pack and ship your equipment.

3. Paramotor info by make and model

Check the links below for helpful information on taking care of your paramotor.  Many of the issues with the Polini, Minari, Simonini, all other engines are common to the Top 80 so be sure to check the Top 80 section if you cannot find what you are looking for.

General – Info common to most paramotors

Carburetors  WG-8  WB-37  custom Polini carburetor

Minari 180 & 200

Top 80

Polini Thor all models General info on the Thor models

Polini Thor 100

Polini Thor 130

Polini Thor 190

Polini Thor 200

Polini Thor 250

Simonini Mini 2 Plus

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