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by voodooskin
Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: balancing Buddy tire
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: balancing Buddy tire

I purchased a Marc Parnes static setup:

http://www.marcparnes.com/Motor_Scooter ... lancer.htm

Barely fits but does, and now my Buddy 125's vibes are reduced after balancing both front and rear wheels.

My $0.02
by voodooskin
Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hooligan 170 vs Vespa GTS250
Replies: 33
Views: 2462

I have a buddy 125 (would love to try a 170) and a GTS 250 - and a GTS 300. So I can't directly compare your scoots of interest but can say the 250 is so close to the 300 as to be equivalent for me, and the display is better on the 250 (more info). The buddy was bought from someone who kept it as a ...
by voodooskin
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lurch on acceleration? Beat to death Buddy 125
Replies: 5
Views: 1684

This appears as if it was indeed the clutch. Pulling off the OEM unit - full of gunk - not sure if grease or grease + clutch dust or maybe the PO used this to ride over mud flats to go clamming - dunno. Installed a low mileage aftermarket unit and the lurch is gone. I have not been able to put any r...
by voodooskin
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lurch on acceleration? Beat to death Buddy 125
Replies: 5
Views: 1684

I appreciate the suggestions, thank you!
by voodooskin
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lurch on acceleration? Beat to death Buddy 125
Replies: 5
Views: 1684

lurch on acceleration? Beat to death Buddy 125

Hi all new to the buddy line. I purchased a very beat up '09 buddy 125 with 13k miles and as far as I can tell everything looks original. Had not run for 3+ years and clearly dropped a few times then left out in the weather that entire time. Changed the fluids, put in fresh fuel, changed the air fil...