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by luckyscroller788
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VOODOO SCOOTER PARTS Holiday Giveaway **FREE ADAPTER**
Replies: 14
Views: 2354

I would love a chance, may I be considered as well? Merry Christmas!
by luckyscroller788
Wed May 09, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
Replies: 269
Views: 30325

Holy crap! That’s the worst tattoos I ever seen!!!!! Jeezus!!!
by luckyscroller788
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I like a nice rack
Replies: 4
Views: 1211

Any attachment used, whether its a Prima or not, will be the reason your warranty will be useless if welds crack, or something else on your machine fails. I know this because I had my dealer order and install my Prima windscreen on my Hooligan, and in about 8 months the mounting points for the winds...
by luckyscroller788
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SOLVED - Scooter pricing
Replies: 12
Views: 1439

Id say yes, its way overpriced! I don't think its really one that should be considered as a collectors item, especially if you want one to ride, and not to just look at. By me, my dealer is selling new 2017 2018 buddy 50s and roughhouses for $1699. A new 2013 should have new rubber put on it as them...
by luckyscroller788
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roughhouse airbox fix for all season riders
Replies: 2
Views: 803

Sorry for my ignorance, but I am having a hard time understanding your post. This is a time where a picture is better than 1000 words.
by luckyscroller788
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan windscreen failure
Replies: 9
Views: 2072

Christophers wrote:
luckyscroller788 wrote:as I know it will not fit on my new ride I'm about to pull the trigger on.
which is...???
An Indian Springfield
by luckyscroller788
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan windscreen failure
Replies: 9
Views: 2072

My Hooligan mounts broke for my windscreen early in the riding season this year, and I removed the screen before it totally fell off. Under warranty Genuine would not cover a repair for their insufficient factory mounting points, which still pisses me off. So now I am windscreenless riding, with an ...
by luckyscroller788
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Preventing your battery from being stolen?
Replies: 17
Views: 2841

Why would so many batteries get stolen? Why would someone go through all the hassle to steal the battery on a machine they could cut a lock off of and run off with the whole machine quicker? Are the batterys stolen and cashed in somewhere for a few cents, or what are they doing with them? I guess I ...
by luckyscroller788
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unicorn Cruiser Spotted at EICMA?
Replies: 31
Views: 2288

nice! And a price?
by luckyscroller788
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: RH50
Replies: 11
Views: 3777

That exhaust hanging out way back there is really going to really put your mounts to a stress test.
by luckyscroller788
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy 170i vs. Holligan
Replies: 22
Views: 3455

My wife has a 170 buddy, and I have a hooligan, and for whatever reason, her buddy is faster on the top end. I thought it was because I outweigh her by a bunch, but even when we swapped scooters, I could go faster on her buddy than she could on my hooligan. As for mpg's, Ive never checked, but I thi...
by luckyscroller788
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: craigslist ad
Replies: 3
Views: 1367

craigslist ad

Found this online today, thought someone on here might find something they could use https://wausau.craigslist.org/mcy/d/gen ... 38453.html
I'm not affiliated with the ad poster, just saw it on CL
by luckyscroller788
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tempted to buy this Buddy.. Thoughts?
Replies: 15
Views: 1997

sounds like a great deal to me!
by luckyscroller788
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Preventing your battery from being stolen?
Replies: 17
Views: 2841

try attaching a few double edge razor blades in around the battery in the compartment. It may not stop the thief, but it may make him easier to track down.
by luckyscroller788
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 100,000 mile Buddy 125!
Replies: 145
Views: 26664

cool, congrats Erik! I'll see you tomorrow... SCOOTOBERFEST!!!
by luckyscroller788
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I have a Problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1939

Id suggest filling the tank up with gas and stabil, tuck the scooter in a corner with a cover and a battery tender on it , and let it rest a while and just concentrate on the surgery and the rehab. In time you will know your capabilities and your desires, and after that, make your decision . Your sc...
by luckyscroller788
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan drive belt size
Replies: 0
Views: 1069

Hooligan drive belt size

Can anyone tell me the size of the drive belt on a Hooligan? Its a 170i and as best I can find out by searching it is 743-20-30 , with a Gates number of PL20707 or PL30707 for Kevlar replacement. My original belt disintegrated and I can not find any pieces with markings on them. TIA
by luckyscroller788
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: buddy 170 shock options
Replies: 7
Views: 1853

You should check that it is the shock and not the centerstand. There are two ways to check 1st is with the scooter standing up off the centerstand bounce the back end of the scooter up and down hard enough that you hear the squeak then repeat with the centerstand pushed down halfway. The 2nd way to...
by luckyscroller788
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: buddy 170 shock options
Replies: 7
Views: 1853

buddy 170 shock options

My wife and I just got back home from a 6 day, 1550 mile scooter trip. The scooter has 7100 miles on it now after the trip. Over the last 400-500 miles her buddy 170 developed an annoying squeak, and from what it looks like to me, her rear shock is shot. So, should I buy a replacement of the OEM sho...
by luckyscroller788
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: brand new 2017 roughhouse sport speed??
Replies: 12
Views: 4899

Just in case your dealer didn't warn you, your warranty on your new scooter is void once you derestrict it. As long as the dealer does the work no its not. And if memory serves me the stock weights are 7.5 grams. So your 7's only shaved off 1/2 a gram. 6 - 6.5 gram weights are the goto weights in m...
by luckyscroller788
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need glue?
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

No glue, you need to be able to lift that off on occasion. Your battery is stowed under there.
by luckyscroller788
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan Windscreen Rubbing On Front Cowling
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

My windscreen was also dealer installed, and it has never rubbed against the scooter. I had the windscreen installed, and after about 3000 miles, because of its design for mounting, has broke the mounting points which are really thin sheet metal brackets welded to the handlebars , and is now not on ...
by luckyscroller788
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: brand new 2017 roughhouse sport speed??
Replies: 12
Views: 4899

Just in case your dealer didn't warn you, your warranty on your new scooter is void once you derestrict it.
by luckyscroller788
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Troubleshooting tips for my Roughouse to start?
Replies: 6
Views: 1899

Check to see that the button on your right bar isn't flipped to the off position. And you are squeezing a brake right?
By turnover, do you mean the engine wont crank at all, or its cranking, but not firing?
by luckyscroller788
Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Rallies, Events, Meetups
Topic: Land of 10k Scoots rally
Replies: 2
Views: 2468

only a few more days!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :lol:
by luckyscroller788
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Company Needs to Inspect a Genuine Buddy Scooter ASAP
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Hayward is also in Wisconsin.... its the Musky capitol of the world!
by luckyscroller788
Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sunset factory paint
Replies: 4
Views: 1127

babblefish wrote:https://scooterpaint.com/t/genuine-scooters

They have paint available in spray cans or in bulk.
That's where I'd check too https://scooterpaint.com/t/bso38-sunset-orange
by luckyscroller788
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stella (mostly) Across the Country!
Replies: 67
Views: 8585

I'm glad you feel confident about the interview! We're pullin for you!
by luckyscroller788
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Rallies, Events, Meetups
Topic: Land of 10k Scoots rally
Replies: 2
Views: 2468

Land of 10k Scoots rally

Anyone else from here going to this one? http://landof10kscoots.com/ I cant make it to Viva Lake Geneva this year, so the following week I am heading up to MN for this one.
by luckyscroller788
Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Sometimes when I am scooting far from home..
Replies: 5
Views: 2162

why do you fill it with a different octane just because your far from home? If I recall the manual suggests regular 87 octane doesn't it? I don't know if your harming it or not.
by luckyscroller788
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hauling scooter
Replies: 1
Views: 722

hauling scooter

I thought I read on here some info on trailering a scooter, and having a full tank of gas, and that it could cause some issues, but I cant seem to find it. So, is doing that a bad idea, and what issues can it cause, as well as how to fix the issues . thanks
by luckyscroller788
Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where do u get your ride repaired
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

try Midwest action cycle in Lk Geneva WI here http://www.scootjockeys.com/index.htm or http://www.midwestactioncycle.com/
by luckyscroller788
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Roughhouse 50cc, Used, Layed down. Parts?
Replies: 8
Views: 1914

maybe because of area the price differences, here in WI a brand new roughhouse sport in titanium color is $2199
by luckyscroller788
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan 1 yr later
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

So what did you or your dealer do to resolve the overheating issue? well, somewhere back last summer I posted about all the things the dealer tried, from some screwy crankcase breather that was a failure, to the last thing they done, which was a valve adjustment. They said they were a little out of...
by luckyscroller788
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan 1 yr later
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Nice! What's tour top speed now that it's broken in? I can do a bit over 60 actual mph fairly regularly. Today I got it to where the speedo said 75 mph, but I don't know my actual speed as I didn't have the gps with. It is definatly quicker now than when I first got it, but I really didn't push it ...
by luckyscroller788
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan 1 yr later
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Hooligan 1 yr later

Well, yesterday was the one year anniversary of having my Hooligan. Around 1300 miles ( I think) I was having some hot engine issues that were frustrating for both me and my dealer/service center. But I think that's been figured out, as I haven't had any issues since. On the one yr anniversary yeste...
by luckyscroller788
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Buddy 170i different from the Buddy 150? What about Blur?
Replies: 13
Views: 2053

Except by all the reports I've heard the Hooligan is pokier than the Buddy due to increased weight or some such. That may be true, but it is a very minor difference if its true. My wife has a buddy 170 and I have a Hooligan. She is quicker than I am on mine, BUT, I am 100+ pounds more cargo than sh...
by luckyscroller788
Tue May 30, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oil, when to fill up my Buddy 50?
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Be sure to use a good 2 stroke oil intended for scooters, not the stuff for outboard motors , chainsaws, ect.
by luckyscroller788
Wed May 24, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scooting Resurrection!
Replies: 13
Views: 1951

Dave, theres a ride heading to Burlington from Lk Geneva on Friday over at scoot jockeys meetup page if your interested. https://www.meetup.com/ScootJockeys/events/239465933/
by luckyscroller788
Wed May 24, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Think a Buddy Kick seat would fit on a Hooligan?
Replies: 2
Views: 972

I doubt it. The kick seat is pretty flat compared to the shape of the hoolie seat where it mounts. I'm sure it could be done, just depends on how nice you want it to look .
by luckyscroller788
Sun May 21, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tire ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1371

tire ?

Going to need new rubber on my wifes buddy 170i . Gotta be whitewalls. Ive seen the Prima, Shinko, and Continentals so far, still searching for Maxxis and any others. I would like to hear any recommendations for which tires are of better quality. The Continentals I have seen are almost twice the $'s...
by luckyscroller788
Sun May 21, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scooting Resurrection!
Replies: 13
Views: 1951

Welcome back! Where are you located? And, are you a fellow Scoot Jockey?
by luckyscroller788
Mon May 15, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possums
Replies: 42
Views: 5036

I took bird to the left shoulder at 65 mph on my Sportster and that little robin sized bird almost knocked me off the bike! In the mirror all I saw was a cloud of feathers! Scared the crap outta me though.
by luckyscroller788
Mon May 15, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wreck
Replies: 17
Views: 2128

Try to always make yourself as big as you can. Don't scoot in the far right of your lane, as that gives cagers the idea that they can sneak into your territory and crowd you out, like what it sounds like happened to you. Stick to the center of your lane on curvy and hilly roads. Glad you weren't hurt!
by luckyscroller788
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New User, and his budget stallion renovation plan.
Replies: 10
Views: 2018

That big" rectangular thing" that you had go at with the big-ass hammer to stop it from rubbing is in there as a place to mount the front rack, or basket if you should ever feel the need for it. The holes on that piece should be in line with the two circular knockouts on the front panel. T...
by luckyscroller788
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [NBR] No, this ain't an April Fool's gag.....
Replies: 10
Views: 1537

I saw that too. Looking at the price, I doubt we will see many of those around!
by luckyscroller788
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
Replies: 269
Views: 30325

by luckyscroller788
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Gasoline
Replies: 1
Views: 1585

regular unleaded 87 octane
by luckyscroller788
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MYSCTR is Back!
Replies: 15
Views: 2215

Re: MEMBER ACESS

Hey y'all! This is my FAKE NAME since we changed our internet provider and tried to update our email with Modern Buddy and Modern Vespa (which are linked) we now cannot log in to either site no matter which email address we use! We have reached out to the moderators yet they got to be having too mu...
by luckyscroller788
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Going Retro!
Replies: 18
Views: 2632

Riva alert!

heres a steal of a deal, specially if you need a few hard to find parts https://racine.craigslist.org/mcy/5982518309.html