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  Topic: Rear shock for the Stella 4T
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 9
Views: 4073

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:01 pm   Subject: Rear shock for the Stella 4T
WOW Shocked
That's almost $500 shipped...

They do have some cool stuff though; I purchased a set of hup caps from them.
  Topic: Oil and filter change + Do I have an oil leak??
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 7
Views: 1231

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:48 pm   Subject: Oil and filter change + Do I have an oil leak??
I know some folks will do an oil change as early as 200 miles… In my personal opinion, it’s not needed that soon. I would say 500 miles for the 1st one.
It is a pretty easy job, even with very littl ...
  Topic: What to carry in your Stella
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 5
Views: 1046

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:32 pm   Subject: What to carry in your Stella
On sort of a side note...

When mounting my new tires, I noticed that my 4T Stella has different sized lug stud nuts... The front had 10mm nuts and the rear had 12mm nuts (if I remember correctly). ...
  Topic: A bad habit + extra question
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 5
Views: 1039

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:24 pm   Subject: A bad habit + extra question
Oh... gotcha. Sorry, can't help you there.
I can tell you that the learning curve is pretty quick. I had been riding motorcycles for almost 20 years when I bought my Stella and I about killed myself ...
  Topic: A bad habit + extra question
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 5
Views: 1039

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:16 pm   Subject: A bad habit + extra question
"I notice that shifting is a bit "clunky" from 1st to 2nd gear, and 2nd to 1st. Is it just my Stella, or are they all like this? It feels like Neutral is its own "full click" ...
  Topic: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2177

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 12:09 pm   Subject: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
I don't think that it does...
"If you ever run out of gas, get a flat tire, or need a jump start while out on your Genuine Scooter, we want you to have the peace of mind....."
  Topic: Center stand + rear wheel alignment
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 10
Views: 1032

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:28 pm   Subject: Center stand + rear wheel alignment
Agree with Drum Pro...
Only parts I ever grab are the grips; for some reason I wind up in between 1st and neutral a lot of the times when I kill it, so when I pull back I wind up dropping it into fir ...
  Topic: Center stand + rear wheel alignment
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 10
Views: 1032

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:52 pm   Subject: Center stand + rear wheel alignment
Congrats on finally getting your Stella...
I have done that on both my 2T and 4T more times than I can count (often I roll it into 1st gear while putting it on the stand) and it has never caused a pr ...
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 4:35 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Thanks... I thought about that, but I'd have to enlarge one of the crest holes to 3/8" to bolt it on and I'd be left with the 2nd exposed hole. Plus, I'm not sure how well this resin shift knob i ...
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 1:22 am   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Probably right... I'm not hatin' the tan seat for the time being though. Happen to know off the top of your head if the 2T and 4T seats are the same?

Well, the gear shift knob converted into a hood ...
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:49 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Thanks... I've definitely thought about it. I'm torn between the tan seat with a black luggage rack/grab rails or a black seat with a chrome luggage rack... Opinions are welcome.
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:44 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Shift knob came in today.... I'm going to attempt to make a "Hood Ornament" out of it. Off to Home Depot.
http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq3/goldfishpimp/Hot%20Rod%20Stella/IMG_2042.jpg ...
  Topic: Scamping Adventure!
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 4
Views: 1629

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 11:58 am   Subject: Scamping Adventure!
Very nice.... I "was" on the fence about adding a luggage rack. Now I "have" to and I've got to try scamping.
  Topic: Post recent pic of your Stella (or P-series Vespa, or Bajal)
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 64
Views: 16346

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 12:52 am   Subject: Post recent pic of your Stella (or P-series Vespa, or Bajal)
Out on a Taco Bell run tonight...
First "real" ride on the new Shinkos; gotta say that I'm pretty impressed for an inexpensive pair of white walls. Hope they hold up.
  Topic: Bought the Stella :D
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 6
Views: 1276

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 4:21 am   Subject: Bought the Stella :D
Waiting is the hardest part.... Congrats.
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 12:48 am   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Well... still no hubcap clips. I guess they could still come in, but me being the impatient person that I am... I picked up these hubcaps from TSR

Pros: Seem sturdy, good fit and they are NOT comin ...
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2013 3:06 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
The hubcaps should work with these clips that hold them on with outward pressure. There are 5 on each wheel (one on each lug stud). Looking at these hubcaps, I think they might work… I’m hoping so, ...
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun May 05, 2013 8:44 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Thanks, it was a challenge to get on. Hopefully it will hold up for a little while.
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 13
Views: 2867

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun May 05, 2013 6:13 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
I have no patience...

Trying to give my Stella a "Hot Rod" feel with the typical red rims and white wall tires. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that these VW hubcaps will work with these r ...
  Topic: 90/90 x 10 or 3.50 x 10
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 16
Views: 2221

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat May 04, 2013 1:13 am   Subject: 90/90 x 10 or 3.50 x 10
My 4T came stock with the 3.5 x 10s...
  Topic: Rear Luggage Rack... 2Ts won't work on 4Ts??
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 16
Views: 1187

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed May 01, 2013 10:26 pm   Subject: Rear Luggage Rack... 2Ts won't work on 4Ts??
Just saw your picture... that looks just like it!
Are you happy with it? Nice quality?
thx
  Topic: Rear Luggage Rack... 2Ts won't work on 4Ts??
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 16
Views: 1187

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed May 01, 2013 10:24 pm   Subject: Rear Luggage Rack... 2Ts won't work on 4Ts??
That make sense... thanks for the info.
If it just means repositioning that valve mount... I may give it a go.
Thanks again.
  Topic: Rear Luggage Rack... 2Ts won't work on 4Ts??
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 16
Views: 1187

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed May 01, 2013 10:14 pm   Subject: Rear Luggage Rack... 2Ts won't work on 4Ts??
I really like the looks of this fixed rear luggage rack with grip rails for the 2 strokes. Personally, I don't care for backrests... but this would be perfrect for hauling larger items and would give ...
  Topic: Stella choices
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 28
Views: 2271

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:31 pm   Subject: Stella choices
I've owned both a 2T and now a 4T...
I do like my 4T, but I loved my 2T. Granted, I'm still breaking in the 4T... but the 2T ran so much better. If you could get your hands on a new 2T (or even used) ...
  Topic: 4T exhaust choice
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 14
Views: 2353

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:38 pm   Subject: 4T exhaust choice
Definitely sounds like a great option when replacing the failing factory exhausts… Did LeoVince happen to state how the extra fitting is supposed to be capped off? Sounds like nothing was included wi ...
  Topic: crash bar review (anyone try these)
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 3
Views: 2094

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:49 pm   Subject: crash bar review (anyone try these)
Definitely look different. I think they would look pretty cool; I’m kind of digging the squared off foot pegs, but it looks like the chrome finish could be questionable from the pictures.
  Topic: So, no chrome flywheel covers for the 4T?
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 6
Views: 965

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:57 pm   Subject: So, no chrome flywheel covers for the 4T?
Unfortunately...not an option. The 4t has a flimsy plastic cover.
  Topic: So, no chrome flywheel covers for the 4T?
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 6
Views: 965

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:41 pm   Subject: So, no chrome flywheel covers for the 4T?
Am I missing it... or is there no chrome flywheel cover for the 4T? I've searched using every phrase I can think of, but I can't find a chrome flywheel cover similar to the ones for the 2Ts (granted, ...
  Topic: 4T exhaust choice
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 14
Views: 2353

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:41 am   Subject: 4T exhaust choice
Thanks... I must have been Google impaired.
  Topic: 4T exhaust choice
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 14
Views: 2353

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:12 am   Subject: 4T exhaust choice
Do you have a link to the Giannelli?

Personally, I wish they'd come out with a 4T version of the SITO Sport Replica Exhaust.

Curious to what the replies will be as I'm looking to swap out my exh ...
  Topic: Sticker removal... seriously...
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 18
Views: 2318

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:32 am   Subject: Sticker removal... seriously...
I don't see any advantage of it being on there once the scooter's been purchased. There's a sticker and "engraving " inside the glove box. I've heard someone mentioning leaving it on in case ...
  Topic: Sticker removal... seriously...
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 18
Views: 2318

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:36 pm   Subject: Bug and tar remover
A spray can of bug and tar remover works like a dream. It's cheap stuff and works every time. Hair dryer/heat gun is a good idea to.
  Topic: Post recent pic of your Stella (or P-series Vespa, or Bajal)
Goldfishpimp

Replies: 64
Views: 16346

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:52 pm   Subject: Back on a Stella - First Post
For money reasons... I had to part with my old Tangerine 2T a few years ago. While hunting for a used 2T (unsuccessfully) a month ago, I came across this 2012 Black Stella at a local shop. It was stil ...
 
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