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  Topic: Why? But to good to pass.
KABarash

Replies: 9
Views: 212

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:48 pm   Subject: Re: Why? But to good to pass.
A local motorcycle dealership used to sell Genuine back when the Stella was a 2 stroke. They eventually lost the franchise and that was that. So I'm looking for front brake pads for a Buddy 50 and jus ...
  Topic: Can you look at your clip for me? :)
KABarash

Replies: 4
Views: 151

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:17 am   Subject: Can you look at your clip for me? :)
Mine is long gone, I don’t think it’s missing status has effected the the operation of the bakes at all.
If memory serves correctly it was not a tight capture.
Stop by your dealer and look at ...
  Topic: Tires: Looking for better traction on 170i
KABarash

Replies: 13
Views: 354

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:07 pm   Subject: Tires: Looking for better traction on 170i
Thanks for the feedback. I'm leaning towards this solution. Did you find that they were better than the factory tires?Mine came from the factory with Maxxis whitewalls, I was happy with those too, hig ...
  Topic: Tires: Looking for better traction on 170i
KABarash

Replies: 13
Views: 354

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:31 pm   Subject: Tires: Looking for better traction on 170i
I’ve been running the Prima whitewalls for the last 8 or 9 years on my Buddy 150, been generally happy with them.
https://www.scooterworks.com/Prima-Tire-Whitewall-350-10-P366.aspx
  Topic: Modification Question: What should I do to my Eclipse?
KABarash

Replies: 24
Views: 753

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:51 pm   Subject: Modification Question: What should I do to my Eclipse?
My so-called "daytime running lights" are my turn signals, just as the factory intended.Smile

I guess they're disabled on my Eclipse because of the ones under the handlebars? It'd be nice to ...
  Topic: Buddy 50 windscreen
KABarash

Replies: 8
Views: 667

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:25 am   Subject: Re: Cuppini Windscreen
Looks pretty straightforward and not to difficult to do....any pointers?Use a little blue loctite to keep things from vibrating loose.
  Topic: Tires and tubes and pressures, oh my!
KABarash

Replies: 23
Views: 900

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:05 am   Subject: Tires and tubes and pressures, oh my!

I checked my whitewalls, they are MAXXIS 100/90-10 tubeless tires. Are these good? Thanks.I was pleased with my MAXXIS tires. However they were supplied as stock on the scoot and were not availab ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas!!!!
KABarash

Replies: 3
Views: 1246

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:58 pm   Subject: Re: Merry Christmas!!!!
Health and happiness to all of you and all the ones you hold dear.👍🏻
Happy, Merry everyone....
  Topic: VOODOO SCOOTER PARTS Holiday Giveaway **FREE ADAPTER**
KABarash

Replies: 14
Views: 2019

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:15 pm   Subject: VOODOO SCOOTER PARTS Holiday Giveaway **FREE ADAPTER**
I’m in please....
  Topic: Anyone else use their scooter for commuting?
KABarash

Replies: 13
Views: 1680

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:06 am   Subject: Anyone else use their scooter for commuting?
I’ve had my Buddy 150 for 11 years, weather permitting I’ve always used it to commute to work. For a while it was a 50 mile round trip, now it’s an 16 mile round trip.
  Topic: Any newer options for Buddy rear basket/ top case storage?
KABarash

Replies: 7
Views: 925

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:40 pm   Subject: Any newer options for Buddy rear basket/ top case storage?
I put this basket on that I’d gotten at Lowes several years ago, though my installation was with ny-lock nuts one can use thumb screws for easy removal.
  Topic: USB port not work Hooligan 170i 2018
KABarash

Replies: 4
Views: 1145

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:49 pm   Subject: Re: USB outlet

Can I assume there is no fuse for the usb outlet?
Thanks
Stevbe B
I don’t know about your Hooli, but the Buddy has a 1a fuse in the circuit for the accessory plug.
  Topic: Buddy mirror replacement recommendation
KABarash

Replies: 35
Views: 5743

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:28 pm   Subject: Buddy mirror replacement recommendation
Hello. Okay if I revive this topic?

Just got a used 170 and although the mirrors are cute, I don’t find them very functional.

Any updated links for mirrors you like on eBay or Amazon?

Than ...
  Topic: Battery location for tender install
KABarash

Replies: 11
Views: 1728

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:34 pm   Subject: Battery location for tender install
My ‘08 Buddy 150 has a 12v accessory plug in the left side of the leg shield, I use that to plug my battery tender into.
  Topic: Buddy 125 headlight brightness
KABarash

Replies: 28
Views: 1606

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:50 am   Subject: Buddy 125 headlight brightness
Haven't installed it yet. My plan is to take pictures of the install and post it here.Looking forward to seeing that.
I’m mechanically challenged and could hope you find it plug and play.

Ther ...
  Topic: Is a Starlite a Stella?
KABarash

Replies: 7
Views: 1009

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:41 pm   Subject: Is a Starlite a Stella?
LML who built the Stella for Genuine marketed the bike under the ‘Star’ name in Europe. It’s essentially an identical twin of ‘Stella’. Glove box storage only.
  Topic: Buddy 125 stolen in Ballard area of Seattle FOUND!
KABarash

Replies: 9
Views: 849

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:28 am   Subject: Buddy 125 stolen in Ballard area of Seattle FOUND!
Glad to hear it was recovered, but purple ?
  Topic: Venture 50 CDI & Stuff
KABarash

Replies: 6
Views: 1024

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:26 pm   Subject: Venture 50 CDI & Stuff
There should be a restrictor wire coming off the CVT cover. Unplug that, and it will be officially de-restricted..I’ve an acquaintance who just yesterday took delivery of a new Venture, can you show ...
  Topic: Anyone use a dedicated wired GPS?
KABarash

Replies: 14
Views: 1127

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone use a dedicated wired GPS?
Just wondering as I keep getting lost for a few hours...

Get lost for hours on a Buddy?


I don't see the problem here.Agreed, I ride ‘aimlessly’ for hours some days just because I can.

...
  Topic: Engine hesitates at max speeds
KABarash

Replies: 4
Views: 835

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 2:25 pm   Subject: Engine hesitates at max speeds
Are you ‘hitting’ the rev-limiter?
I’m not too sure how to explain what that ‘feels’ like as I am a self proclaimed mechanical moron and in ten years and nearly 30,000 miles on my Buddy 15 ...
  Topic: Low Profile Seat color question
KABarash

Replies: 5
Views: 781

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:08 am   Subject: Low Profile Seat color question
PGO is the company that produces the Buddy for Genuine in Tiwain. That said, the grey color with the Genuine logo may all that’s out there.
I purchased a low profile seat for a friend’s Blur 220 ...
  Topic: Buddy tire pressure
KABarash

Replies: 5
Views: 685

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:14 pm   Subject: Buddy tire pressure
Somewhere I think I’d remembered reading or being told, 30/30 front/rear, maybe by my dealer, maybe here, maybe my owners’ manual.
I however feel comfortable 28/30 front/rear on my 150.
  Topic: Red digit in Buddy odometer
KABarash

Replies: 8
Views: 789

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:52 am   Subject: Red digit in Buddy odometer
Yep, confusing. That red digit comes up every thousand miles. If memory serves me right, I was told it’s there as a reminder for thousand mile increments of/for service. When the scooter was first d ...
  Topic: [NBR] Be careful out there.....
KABarash

Replies: 11
Views: 1074

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:03 pm   Subject: [NBR] Be careful out there.....
Annnnnd I can’t believe how cranky people have gotten, does everyone suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder?????
  Topic: Motorcycles!
KABarash

Replies: 45
Views: 4969

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:45 pm   Subject: Motorcycles!
Clap Clap Clap Clap

Goofy I can’t wait to read others’ impressions after seeing and riding since we’ve waited sooooo long!
  Topic: Genuine Scooters Launches First Motorcycle, The G400C
KABarash

Replies: 42
Views: 4867

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:58 pm   Subject: Genuine Scooters Launches First Motorcycle, The G400C
Clap Clap Clap
Three years in coming, I’m ‘excited’ to see one in person and ride it.

Many of us however had given up on it.
http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/topic29342.html
  Topic: Buddy Kick Cover
KABarash

Replies: 4
Views: 882

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:32 pm   Subject: Buddy Kick Cover
In your garage? Have you given any thought to just using a large bed sheet? Flannel would be nice during the cold months.
I toss an old bedspread over my Buddy 150.
  Topic: Blur 220i Key Blank code not the blank
KABarash

Replies: 4
Views: 1705

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:43 am   Subject: Blur 220i Key Blank code not the blank
The Blur is manufactured by PGO under the model name X-Max, try that...
  Topic: A Mechanical Puzzle for the Buddy Diagnostic Masters
KABarash

Replies: 11
Views: 759

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:34 pm   Subject: A Mechanical Puzzle for the Buddy Diagnostic Masters
You jostled a loose battery terminal connection back into proper contact.....
  Topic: Riding in the Rain
KABarash

Replies: 22
Views: 1608

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:41 pm   Subject: Riding in the Rain
One person wrote to use the high beam during the day and the low beam at night. I did not know this. I do that for two reasons. Firstly, I'd presume it can help make you more visible in daylight. Sec ...
  Topic: Stylish Armored Jackets
KABarash

Replies: 15
Views: 1384

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:26 pm   Subject: Stylish Armored Jackets
I like it too, for a winter jacket.Not necessarily a winter jacket for me in South Central Pennsylvania, but it's plenty warm and wind resistant, roomy enough for me to wear a fleece layer or wool swe ...
  Topic: Stylish Armored Jackets
KABarash

Replies: 15
Views: 1384

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:19 pm   Subject: Stylish Armored Jackets

Really, the Black Brand Street Team jacket looks nice. If they only had it in Hi-Viz!I wear a Hi-Viz vest over it, take it off when I get off the scoot, that way I look like I'm wearing a 'normal' ...
  Topic: Stylish Armored Jackets
KABarash

Replies: 15
Views: 1384

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:01 pm   Subject: Stylish Armored Jackets
I also picked up a Black Brand Street Team Jacket a couple years ago, may me not the style you're looking for, but it works for me.
https://www.blackbrandmc.com/mens/jackets/street-team-brown/
  Topic: Upgraded to a Buddy 170i today after 5 years riding a 50
KABarash

Replies: 5
Views: 1987

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:07 pm   Subject: Upgraded to a Buddy 170i today after 5 years riding a 50
I too 'shared' a 50cc Honda Met with my older son for about two years before I 'upgraded' to a Buddy 150. And about a year after that he got himself a 600cc Yamaha.
  Topic: Any extra tall windshield (and that also protects hands)?
KABarash

Replies: 4
Views: 717

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:02 pm   Subject: Any extra tall windshield (and that also protects hands)?
Use the search function to find past threads on this. I recall someone looking for the same thing a while back. They ended up with a tall windshield and those hand guards that can be removed for sum ...
  Topic: Stylish Armored Jackets
KABarash

Replies: 15
Views: 1384

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:53 pm   Subject: Re: Stylish Armored Jackets

Would love something classic and mod like a blazer or harrington jacket. Also an armored anorak/hiking smock or a fishtail parka (although those wouldn't help me much in the summer).Check out GoGo G ...
  Topic: Honda Super Cub and Monkeybike Coming to USA!
KABarash

Replies: 18
Views: 1632

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:54 am   Subject: Honda Super Cub and Monkeybike Coming to USA!
Liking everything about it but the red seat. I liked it's 'clone', the SYM Symba but wasn't in a position to buy one when they were around. Guess I'm gonna have to start putting $$ away....
  Topic: Shrinky Dink #5
KABarash

Replies: 3
Views: 1083

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:54 pm   Subject: Shrinky Dink #5
So if I wind up in the nude on tv riding in snow, I get like.... 1600 points?
Brb, calling some friends who work in media :POne of the, I think now defunct, New York City scooter clubs used to do an ...
  Topic: Michelin City Grips for Buddy
KABarash

Replies: 7
Views: 1253

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:52 am   Subject: Re: Michelin City Grips for Buddy
Hello,
I've been perusing the web looking for the above tire to fit a 170i. I don't see an offering for the standard 3.50-10 tire for the 170i.
Has anyone found the right size in this tire or other ...
  Topic: Biggest Tire...
KABarash

Replies: 75
Views: 13372

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:45 am   Subject: Biggest Tire...
The 100/90-10’s are slightly bigger than the stock 3.50-10’s.

I'm going to return to the OEM size (3.50-10)

I'm just slightly confused. Yes, English to metric conversions that is true, 100/ ...
  Topic: bags
KABarash

Replies: 6
Views: 1544

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:49 am   Subject: bags
Here's two to look at.
ScooterR logic ones I've seen before, my dealer even has them in his shop, just be sure you secure the straps well, a friend lost her set on the second use. The others just pl ...
  Topic: Buddy 170i Battery help
KABarash

Replies: 19
Views: 2497

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:02 pm   Subject: Buddy 170i Battery help
Ok it's working now. I knew it has some battery power because the lights went on when I turned it on. But it wouldn't start. So I put the battery tender jr. back on and it was full green in a few minu ...
  Topic: Used 170i or New 125 with 3 yr warranty (Chicago)
KABarash

Replies: 9
Views: 1725

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:18 pm   Subject: Used 170i or New 125 with 3 yr warranty (Chicago)
I bought my '08 Buddy 150 with 65 miles on it in the spring of '09. Being that I am the second owner it had no warentee though it was essentially a new vehicle. That said, I'd never had a situation wh ...
  Topic: Mounting brackets for wooden crate?
KABarash

Replies: 2
Views: 682

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:25 am   Subject: Mounting brackets for wooden crate?
Simple solution for me when I mounted a basket on mine several years ago. Metal 'mending' plates from the hardware section... http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=21125&highlight=bas ...
  Topic: Need glue?
KABarash

Replies: 4
Views: 1140

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:30 pm   Subject: Need glue?
There's some little 'do-hickeys' on the underside of the mat that pop into holes that hold your floor mat in place.
You don't want to perminately affix it down as your battery is under there...
  Topic: Blur Rear Rack?
KABarash

Replies: 9
Views: 2805

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:12 pm   Subject: Blur Rear Rack?
I have one that I can sell for $80 shipped anywhere in the US. Great condition.I've a friend that may be looking for one for her 220, I'll get in touch with her and get back to you...
  Topic: Fuel gage stuck on empty, tank is full
KABarash

Replies: 1
Views: 708

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:22 am   Subject: Fuel gage stuck on empty, tank is full
Hmmm....
It could be something as simple as the 'float' is stuck at the bottom of the tank somehow. Try reaching in the tank with something like a wire coat hanger and gently try to free it up.
  Topic: Dual horns?
KABarash

Replies: 11
Views: 1981

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 10:00 am   Subject: Dual horns?


I also have a Buddy 170.. I was unable to fit a Nautilus in the knee guard as there's really not much room up there. I think if you remove the stock horn OR mount the horn lowish (near the dead li ...
  Topic: Can we talk small baskets?
KABarash

Replies: 8
Views: 1700

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: Can we talk small baskets?
It's been about five or more years since I first put this on the back of my Buddy, still loving it and many people still ask me if it was an OEM accessory.
http://m.lowes.com/pd_129718-46-GAWA18BKRH ...
  Topic: Can we talk small baskets?
KABarash

Replies: 8
Views: 1700

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 10:41 pm   Subject: Can we talk small baskets?
It's been about five or more years since I first put this on the back of my Buddy, still loving it and many people still ask me if it was an OEM accessory.
http://m.lowes.com/pd_129718-46-GAWA18BKRH ...
 
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