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by Tee Jay
Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Racing Fuel?
Replies: 7
Views: 1040

Racing Fuel?

Race gas I don't think so. but nitrous?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hi_pr-kIlmk
by Tee Jay
Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rude motorcyclist
Replies: 37
Views: 2522

Rude motorcyclist

While on a scooter ride (Ortega Highway CA) from Temecula to Dana Point and back, alot of sport bikes went by . I was riding my Bajaj (Chetak). They gave me such long looks that they almost crashed head on to vehicles going the other way. On the way back, Hells Kitchen (restraunt)was open and about ...
by Tee Jay
Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Perfect Scooter !
Replies: 22
Views: 5786

I think you are spot on with this. Modern technology with safety and reliability. I can dream about this:

200cc at least
4 valves per cylinder
Water cooled
Fuel Injected
Shifter (5speed)
Disc brakes front and rear
Dual shocks on back
Throttle lock
10" tires
Helmet lock
side stand
LED lighting
by Tee Jay
Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the angry chainsaw has returned home
Replies: 13
Views: 1166

Good to hear you got a good running scoot again!! I do agree with raiderfan about your previous posts and negativity!! Frankly surprized by Eric's response. alot of us read and not post. But it's evident that negativity doesn't get you too far in this world. Any way congrats to have the ability to r...
by Tee Jay
Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Engine sound and temperature
Replies: 5
Views: 797

Check the exhaust system nuts. Both the heat and the possible volume increase are symptoms of loose nuts. I've had it happen and it sounds like a Harley.
by Tee Jay
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scooters at Winternationals
Replies: 4
Views: 807

Scooters at Winternationals

We went to Pomona NHRA Winternationals on Thursday. Sitting in the stands was like a scooter parade. They (the drivers and pit crew) ride back and forth from the start to finish line to pits. Easy to tell the 2 strokes. Not a Vespa to be seen. The scooter watching was great. Eric, you're close, you ...
by Tee Jay
Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tebow Tuck
Replies: 29
Views: 1708

Tebow Tuck

Tebow tuck, left hand in clinched fist under chin. Left elbow resting on knee. Helmet just above speedometer. Right hand on throttle

I don't know if it's common with everybody else but, when you are cruising for a long way at a constant speed. And not many others around. Do you do this?
by Tee Jay
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone in Santa Barbara?
Replies: 10
Views: 1088

Anyone in Santa Barbara?

I rode the coast of California recently (no freeways) on my Buddy 150 and the hardest part was getting through Santa Barbara. How do you take the Pacific Coast Highway 1, from Malibu to Santa Barbara to Lompoc without freeways?
PS Beautiful town!!
by Tee Jay
Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Orders from Scrappy___ scooter.
Replies: 7
Views: 1447

Orders from Scrappy___ scooter.

I recently attempted to order a gy6 "Big Valve Head" from Scrappy---scooters. I ordered it in early October. After taking my money (150.00) Paypal, they sent me an e=mail saying "out of stock". I have ordered from, Scooterworks, Scooterwest, Aliexpress (China). Akunar (Thailand)....
by Tee Jay
Fri Dec 09, 2011 4:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Riding from San Diego to Los Angeles, any advice?
Replies: 15
Views: 2509

Riding from San Diego to Los Angeles,Any advice

In 2010 I rode from Tijuana to Oregon on a Buddy 150. To get through Camp Pendelton you had to do the following: Show motorcycle license Show Registration Show Proof of Insurance Show proof of MSF course Wear Long pants Wear Ankle high boots or shoes Wear thick long sleeve shirt The year befor you h...
by Tee Jay
Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Repairs on the road (McGyver)
Replies: 26
Views: 2641

Repairs on the road (McGyver)

Last week whie riding in Mission Valley (San Diego) next to the freeway. I started hearing a loud exhaust noise, like a Harley. I saw nobody next to me, so i revved my 150 Buddy. Damn it was me. I pulled over and found out the exhaust nuts were gone. I walked about a quarter mile back looking for my...
by Tee Jay
Sat Aug 14, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where do I put the other end of the Decompression tube?
Replies: 1
Views: 655

Where do I put the other end of the Decompression tube?

Really Even as Cheech and Chong, Blue Brothers, 3 Amigo's.... loving humor as I am. I actually have a real question. I just got The Decompression tube in the mail from Scooterworks. The one end goes in where the dipstick was but where does the other end go?
by Tee Jay
Wed Aug 04, 2010 11:55 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Cross country on a blur?
Replies: 17
Views: 2468

Cross country on a blur?

On July 18th thru 21st I rode from Tijuana MX to Brookings OR. on a Buddy Pamplona. 1150 miles. It's really not that bad on your back and butt. You're right about the pain in the ass small gas tank. I got about 85 miles per tank. Since we don't ride at the speed of light you get to "smell the r...
by Tee Jay
Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Stella, bought Pamplona
Replies: 18
Views: 2523

No Stella, bought Pamplona

I beg to disagree. I drove my car to the gate on multiple occasions. I was given the phone number of their Sgt. I spoke to him (he referred me to Traffic) and then to the Traffic Dept on base. They said if you have any problems have them call "Traffic" I can provide phone number if you'de ...
by Tee Jay
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Stella, bought Pamplona
Replies: 18
Views: 2523

No Stella, bought Pamplona

Getting onto Camp Pendelton was not that tough. At the gate I showed my M-1 License, my MSF (motorcycle safety foundation) card, my registration, my proof of insurance and was wearing high visibility vest. Also I was wearing long pants, boots (over the ankle) and a jacket (they said hoody was ok but...
by Tee Jay
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Permit renewal in California??
Replies: 20
Views: 7326

Permit renewal in California??

I'm not sure that we're talking apples for apples but. It sounds like what I just went through. I got the CA temporary permit, it is good for 1 year. In that time you are expected to complete either the MSF course ($250.00 but well worth it). Or the driving test given by DMV. If you do not complete ...
by Tee Jay
Sun Jul 25, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?
Replies: 32
Views: 2874

What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?

I just got back from a 4 day ride from Tijuana MX to Brookings Oregon. All along the 1North and the 101North. Everything from Star of India, Malibu, Monterey, Big Sur, San Fran, GoldenGate bridge, Fortt Bragg, rivers and bridges........ All on a Pamplona I am trying to figure out how to post pics. Y...
by Tee Jay
Sun Jul 25, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Stella, bought Pamplona
Replies: 18
Views: 2523

No Stella, bought Pamplona

Good call Eric When I checked the oil in Fort Bragg (day 3) it was a little low, after sitting over night. Just showing a quarter inch on the dip stick. So I put in about an 1/8 of a quart of Royal Purple. While there, I checked the rear end gear oil I went to Auto Zone and bought some 85w-140w and ...
by Tee Jay
Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Stella, bought Pamplona
Replies: 18
Views: 2523

No Stella, bought Pamplona

The Buddy was serviced just before i bought it. Before I left I talked to Motorsports about wanting to use synthetic oil.They suggestted to check the oil often. When I got to Lompoc CA it was fine. When I got to Fort Bragg it was low, I topped off the oil w/Royal Purple and put in some gear oil. I d...
by Tee Jay
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Stella, bought Pamplona
Replies: 18
Views: 2523

No Stella, bought Pamplona

I waited and waited for the infamous 4T Stella but could do no more. I just bought a 2009 Pamplona with 51 total miles, 2 weeks ago. Paid $1400.00 (felt a little bad cause the lady I bought it from just paid it off for $2400 and $200 in service)I hurried to put enough miles on it to be considered (b...
by Tee Jay
Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Rough House Ride 218 Miles
Replies: 8
Views: 1770

Rough House Ride 218 Miles

Great job! It's amazing how the miles and smiles just keep going on a long ride. And on a 50!!!!!
Excellent
by Tee Jay
Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?
Replies: 32
Views: 2874

What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?

Most of just love to get out and ride.
Where did you ride today?

* San Diego Mission de Alcala
* San Diego State University
* Sea World San Diego
* The Pacific Ocean (Ocean Beach & Mission Beach)
* Qualcom Stadium
by Tee Jay
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying a used Buddy?
Replies: 19
Views: 2018

Buying a used Buddy?

The other day I was riding my 4 stroke Bajaj. I saw 2 people riding Buddy 125's about a quarter a mile ahead. I wanted to say Hello. We stopped at a Stop sign. I thought I got a 150 with gears! I got my "doors blown off" by the Buddys. I could catch them even though I wound out every gear....
by Tee Jay
Sun Jul 04, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.
Replies: 214
Views: 22671

The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.

If you went to a restaurant and ordered a meal (without a deposit) and it took alot longer than you and they thought. Wouldn't you hope they would come by every few minutes or so, to let you know that they're doing the best they can?

That's all that was asked for

COMMUNICATE
by Tee Jay
Sun Jul 04, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.
Replies: 214
Views: 22671

The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.

For the people who seem to think Genuine's communication practice is acceptable (the apologist's). Did you actually order one? I also noticed some are not listed as "members". If you can relate it to sports, it's kind of like athletes who act out, off the field. But you have to respect the...
by Tee Jay
Sun Jul 04, 2010 12:57 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.
Replies: 214
Views: 22671

The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.

With the lack of any type of communication from Genuine. I officially canceled my deposit on the 4T. People can only take so much! Thats the bad news. The good news is I just bought a Buddy Pamplona. Nearly new at less than half the price. Only a broken brake lever. BTW anyone know how to replace a ...
by Tee Jay
Sat Jul 03, 2010 12:36 am
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: Is the Blur legal in California?
Replies: 9
Views: 4009

Is the Blur legal in California?

Does anyone know if any Blur's have been delivered to California? Since I maybe jumping ship from the Stella 4T I just was pondering the switch. Is it CARB legal? On a side note. The PGO scooter website has a scooter called the "X-Hot 150i" a fuel injected 150 with Brembo disk brakes. Anyo...
by Tee Jay
Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.
Replies: 214
Views: 22671

The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.

With frustration and irritation at Genuine Scooter for lack of communication and lack of a product. We are pulling the deposit on one of the two Stella 4T's we have on order. We've held in there as long as possible. We were so excited about getting the new Stella. Now I don't have alot of good thing...
by Tee Jay
Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Custom Scooters From Japan
Replies: 19
Views: 14730

Custom Scooters From Japan

Check out the G-Max (Blur)
by Tee Jay
Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project "Frenchy" (we love gold!) 56k Beware!
Replies: 111
Views: 26247

Project "Frenchy" the worlds fastest Buddy

I hate my fingers (except for the flying finger wave that I give to cars that get too close while riding)

I meant to say
IT GIVES US HOPE AND COURAGE

And "yes by using capital letters I am yelling at my computer"
by Tee Jay
Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project "Frenchy" (we love gold!) 56k Beware!
Replies: 111
Views: 26247

Project "Frenchy" the worlds fastest Buddy

Is it possible to de-stroke and over bore the cylinder. This would keep the displacement the same. It would Increase the top end but reduce torque. In circle track racing that was the most favored mod. Take a 400cu in motor and de-stroke to 355cu in, If I remember correctly, Formula 1 type racing ha...
by Tee Jay
Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brand new Buddy Black Jack!
Replies: 26
Views: 2193

Brand new Buddy Black Jack!

Hey Ed check out:

AZ moto city
sorry link didn't work
by Tee Jay
Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brand new Buddy Black Jack!
Replies: 26
Views: 2193

Brand new Buddy Black Jack!

Did you buy this in AZ.? If so sh.........t!!!! I called them this week and they asked if I wanna put a deposit on it. I said no caus I'm waiting on another scoot. If that other scoot doesn't work I'm going to get a Blackjack. Don't know if I can beat that deal. Bottom line CONGRATS on a great buy! ...
by Tee Jay
Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!
Replies: 154
Views: 13456

Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!

Eric don't be too offended. I rode a Bajaj from San Diego to Las Vegas for the High Rollers Rally in 09. The ride was around 450 miles (all back roads). During the middle of the night at the rally, a un-named vespa-type person had the fortitude (thought you might edit what I really wanted to say) to...
by Tee Jay
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.
Replies: 214
Views: 22671

The Stella 4T: Delay, Frustration, Deposits, etc.

For all theose saying get over it and quit whinning How many of you have ordered the 4T Stella? We sold Vespa's (3) to afford buying these. And the balance $ would be due upon delivery. We have ordered 2 So please those of you with the get over it mentality of "quit Whinnin". Is it happeni...
by Tee Jay
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what a strange looking scooter
Replies: 22
Views: 2453

what a strange looking scooter

Check out this modded G-max from the PGO website, the white one at the bottom looks like a few days in the shop

http://english.pgo.com.tw/news.asp?id=54&type=1

Check out the G-Max 220 Are those Brembo disks?
by Tee Jay
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stella 4T Early Impressions
Replies: 44
Views: 6732

Stella 4T Early Impressions

Eric I'm sure you're going by sound of the motor for you shift points, but what speed are you shifting (up) for 1st 2nd and 3rd? I think the break in period will be tough. Keeping the throttle back will be like having a frosty cold beer (in a frosty mug) on a hot day and only drinking with a teaspoo...
by Tee Jay
Wed Jun 23, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Livid isn't a strong enough word
Replies: 45
Views: 3050

Livid isn't a strong enough word

Kaos that was a pretty classy move in not threatening law suits and demand $ above and beyond your loss.

This is the way I've learned Scooterist's are!
Good Job!
by Tee Jay
Wed Jun 23, 2010 12:13 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: What does Genuine owe us for 4T delays
Replies: 32
Views: 4312

What does Genuine owe us for 4T delays

When I first heard about the 4T Stella (as soon as I could afford $) I placed a deposit along with a friend. I was originally looking into either of the 2 New Honda scooter models or a Blackjack. My friend had 2 P200's a Viet bodge VBB (Brought to very good standards by a highly reputable shop) and ...
by Tee Jay
Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stella 4T Early Impressions
Replies: 44
Views: 6732

Stella 4T Early Impressions

I've been riding My Bajaj Chetak for quite a while. It's a 4stroke shifter made in India! At first I rode it like a motorcycle (downshifting, leaving it in first at the stoplights....) It goes through back tires very fast. Now,when slowing down, I just shift down while braking but not releasing the ...
by Tee Jay
Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!
Replies: 154
Views: 13456

Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!

We recieved this e-mail on June 17th "Dear Stella Friends, Last night, we received some news on the coolest new scooter in the United States, the 4-stroke Stella. According to Genuine, this little badass machine has attracted the attention of the US government, specifically the EPA, and this ha...
by Tee Jay
Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!
Replies: 154
Views: 13456

Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!

I just got off the phone with GSC in Chicago. You guys are exactly correct as to the Customs hold. They are checking the Stella's with a fine tooth comb. I know we are not hearing much info and getting frustrated with the wait. He sounded (GSC) like he has the same frustration. On a good note. If yo...
by Tee Jay
Sat Jun 12, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So Cal Riders Please help!
Replies: 3
Views: 548

So Cal Riders Please help!

Southern Cal riders can you please help? I'm planning a 4 or 5 day ride next month. I'm riding from San Diego along the coast of California. My Scoot is not freeway legal and I need to go past Camp Pendelton. Cars can go on the freeway and bicycles can go in a special lane. But where do i ride? If I...
by Tee Jay
Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Engine gauge/thermometer?
Replies: 15
Views: 4009

Engine gauge/thermometer?

Factoryeffex.com carries a 3 pack of temp stickers for 14.95. They are kinda like the guage on your BBQ propane tank. They are for motocross bikes. I put 2 of them on my 4 stroke Bajaj for a ride from San Diego to Las Vegas. One on the gear selector and one near the oil drain plug. They work great. ...
by Tee Jay
Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:59 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!
Replies: 154
Views: 13456

Stella 4T's to be in Chicago by the 7th!

I just got back from Motorsport Scooters in San Diego. I went there for an exhaust gasket for my Bajaj Chetak. The exhaust is rusting a little, so I'm going to sand it and paint it (Done). I'm trying to get it ready for a ride from Tijuana to Oregon in July. They told me, my Creme colored Stella is ...
by Tee Jay
Thu May 20, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Where's my 4T Stella?
Replies: 168
Views: 13233

Where's my 4T Stella?

I'm going. Maybe order some more chrome and a kickstand. I'll get there on the Bajaj. Gotta love those 4 stoke shifters.
by Tee Jay
Sun May 16, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Where's my 4T Stella?
Replies: 168
Views: 13233

Where's my 4T Stella?

My brother and I have 2 on order from Motorsports. (they really are good). Unfortunatly I got this e-mail yesterday. "I wanted to write, though, because we did get an update from Genuine on the shipping dates of the Stella. They were supposed to be in Chicago by this week, so we were planning t...