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  Topic: New Member Intro...
RoaringTodd

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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:50 pm   Subject: Wilkum
Wish I could find a $700 Buddy 125. Great deal, and welcome!
  Topic: PLEASE HELP new buddy 125 rear brake issue & stability i
RoaringTodd

Replies: 24
Views: 636

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:34 pm   Subject: PLEASE HELP new buddy 125 rear brake issue & stability i
The rear brake vibrating when you press it while stopped is completely normal. The wheel is connected directly to the motor. When you press the lever, you are closing the gap between the motor, the b ...
  Topic: Royal Alloy
RoaringTodd

Replies: 47
Views: 1845

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:23 am   Subject: Royal Alloy
Agreed about a sub forum needed. I just sold my 2t Stella and now I’m trying to find out more impressions and tips on the Royal Alloys. If they ever come out with a green one... man that will be t ...
  Topic: Searching for used RH motor
RoaringTodd

Replies: 0
Views: 466

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun May 10, 2020 12:34 am   Subject: Searching for used RH motor
Greetings Buddyland.

Sadly the crank on my RHt50 snapped off at the splines when I tried to replace the rollers on my variator. The nut apparently seized, and snapped the shaft. Sad

I would lo ...
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
RoaringTodd

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 10, 2020 12:22 am   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
I love the ergos on my Roughhouse 50, and if it came out with the 200i version, itd be hard to say no to.

The Cabo 200i, is a very close comparison. If I ever needed a larger scooter, that one is ...
  Topic: Royal Alloy GT 150 in the USA
RoaringTodd

Replies: 64
Views: 9042

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:19 am   Subject: Royal Alloy GT 150 in the USA
looks like Genuine didn't learn their lesson from the Stellauto.

at only 125 cc's the Stellauto was pretty much DOA.

Had the Royal Alloy been at 250 - 300 cc's I would've been interested.
  Topic: Wiring by the column
RoaringTodd

Replies: 3
Views: 922

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:46 pm   Subject: Wiring by the column
The wiring under the headset is very crowded, and shorts are common. The wires get old and brittle.

Unscrew the top of the headset (4 screws underneath) and then push up on the speedo cable, the ...
  Topic: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
RoaringTodd

Replies: 29
Views: 1649

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:52 pm   Subject: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
I usually kick start as the battery is very weak on those 50's.

TIP: hold the throttle open as you kick start.
  Topic: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
RoaringTodd

Replies: 29
Views: 1649

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:51 pm   Subject: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
I usually kick start as the battery is very weak on those 50's.

TIP: hold the throttle open as you kick start.
  Topic: [NBR] Be careful out there.....
RoaringTodd

Replies: 11
Views: 1136

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:35 pm   Subject: [NBR] Be careful out there.....
My Stella has the JavaSpeed emblem on the front. Bought it off a guy from there.
  Topic: In Cold - Starts then dies
RoaringTodd

Replies: 5
Views: 974

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:47 am   Subject: In Cold - Starts then dies
I'd try the idle adjustment a little higher. Wouldn't hurt, and its easy to reach.
  Topic: In Cold - Starts then dies
RoaringTodd

Replies: 5
Views: 974

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:47 am   Subject: In Cold - Starts then dies
I'd try the idle adjustment a little higher. Wouldn't hurt, and its easy to reach.
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
RoaringTodd

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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:47 am   Subject: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
Have to agree about the front brake - you didn't mention if you were braking at that time, but whenever there is gravel, wet leaves, or just a slippery condition, avoid the front brake. (experience s ...
  Topic: Suddenly Buddy won’t start. Need help urgently if possible
RoaringTodd

Replies: 31
Views: 1826

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:24 am   Subject: Suddenly Buddy won’t start. Need help urgently if possible
Sorry to be that guy... but...

Is the kill switch off?
  Topic: 4t Parts worries with LML being sold.
RoaringTodd

Replies: 6
Views: 1665

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:26 am   Subject: 4t Parts worries with LML being sold.
Not to be a negative Nancy, but BigDaddy blew up his 4t this summer at Amerivespa, and just gave up on Stellas. He got a Vespa GT.

Your scooter, running well, should be fine. BigDaddy did all sor ...
  Topic: small passengers
RoaringTodd

Replies: 10
Views: 1426

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:19 am   Subject: small passengers
I strapped a baby carrier to the passenger seat for the ride home from the hospital.
  Topic: buddy 50 won't start (with video)
RoaringTodd

Replies: 5
Views: 836

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:01 am   Subject: buddy 50 won't start (with video)
The charging system on the Buddy and the RH is so weak, most of the time I need to kickstart anyways.
  Topic: Older buddy50 upgrade worth it? PERFORMANCE KIT (STAGE 2)
RoaringTodd

Replies: 1
Views: 734

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:02 pm   Subject: Older buddy50 upgrade worth it? PERFORMANCE KIT (STAGE 2)
There's no replacement for displacement.

I've not had good luck with upgrades. There's always a trade off, and sometimes I feel foolish for spending xx amount for only .y percentage increase in p ...
  Topic: Genuine G400C
RoaringTodd

Replies: 487
Views: 70381

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:50 pm   Subject: Genuine G400C
Royal Enfield has the G400c BEAT.
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
RoaringTodd

Replies: 14
Views: 2249

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:07 am   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
Cheers mate - thank you for your work on this -

Will have to do this later on my RH when I have more time.

Todd
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
RoaringTodd

Replies: 14
Views: 2249

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:00 am   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
So.... what's the update? Smile
  Topic: 150 2t mod 24/24 carb
RoaringTodd

Replies: 2
Views: 1046

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:24 pm   Subject: 150 2t mod 24/24 carb
I have a 24/24 on a stock 150cc.

Nothing but headache on tuning.

Stick with stock.

55/160 idle, 160AC be3, and 105 main jet, check main jetting.
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
RoaringTodd

Replies: 14
Views: 2249

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:38 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
quicker take off without losing top speed.

Stock I was hitting 50RHPH

Now I hit only 40, although my take off is quicker. (not when coming down a hill and re-accelerating though)
  Topic: Seat cushion
RoaringTodd

Replies: 16
Views: 1671

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:31 pm   Subject: Seat cushion
Airhawk. Did 1 day on my Versys. Ass numb. Got the airhawk, did 4 days. Felt like Rhiannon's ass.
  Topic: Genuine G400C
RoaringTodd

Replies: 487
Views: 70381

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:29 pm   Subject: Genuine G400C
The SYM Wolf 300i is out now.

I, too, am keeping an eye on the RE twins.

The Himalayan is quite the bargain.
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
RoaringTodd

Replies: 14
Views: 2249

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:17 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
Following because I have the exact same plan as you - get a tach and then tune the rollers for maximum efficiency. I have the NCY super tranny on mine, and was very disappointed to see that my max sp ...
  Topic: Where to tap power?
RoaringTodd

Replies: 6
Views: 1252

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:46 am   Subject: Where to tap power?
I've run a battery tender lead from the battery. It sticks out of the left hand cowl. I then plug in an USB adaptor then the charging cord. Works well for me. You can run the cord through the shop ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
RoaringTodd

Replies: 14
Views: 2249

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:56 am   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
I installed the NCY kit - regretted it because it seems slower than before and has no re-acceleration. It is not a plug and play - you will need to play around with the rollers and pulleys to get it ...
  Topic: Upgrade debate - Hooligan or PCX 150
RoaringTodd

Replies: 18
Views: 1227

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:46 am   Subject: Upgrade debate - Hooligan or PCX 150
Check out the SYM /Lance Cabo - very capable scooter, flat floor board, and 169cc Fuel Injected, and a very competitive price. If I was in the market for a new scooter, this is what I would go for,
  Topic: Genuine G400C
RoaringTodd

Replies: 487
Views: 70381

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:20 am   Subject: Genuine G400C
Now the rumors are going around the Genuine Scooter Co. will be importing Royal Alloys. I've seen some posts from other scooter shops showing the Royal Alloys then those posts mysteriously disappear ...
  Topic: First Post - I bought a wrecked Stella 2T
RoaringTodd

Replies: 6
Views: 1223

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:23 am   Subject: First Post - I bought a wrecked Stella 2T
You're not too far from Carlisle Cycle and Scooter. They rebuild my Stella headset after I crashed it and bent up the handlebars. Bill knows his stuff, I'd check them out.

The wiring on the Stell ...
  Topic: Site registration is broken?
RoaringTodd

Replies: 13
Views: 1537

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:13 am   Subject: High Note
High note you said?
  Topic: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
RoaringTodd

Replies: 6
Views: 1757

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:10 am   Subject: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
Try your local shop first.
  Topic: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
RoaringTodd

Replies: 6
Views: 1757

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:24 am   Subject: Been there done that
I've had the exact same thing happen to me.

The ignition is attached to the steering stem in the front fairing with two bolts. You will need to loosen and move the panel facing your knees (where ...
  Topic: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
RoaringTodd

Replies: 6
Views: 1757

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:23 am   Subject: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
I've had the exact same thing happen to me.

The front ignition comes apart in the front fairing with two screws. You will need to loosen and move the panel facing your knees (where the ignition i ...
  Topic: Ummm...I had to P again
RoaringTodd

Replies: 4
Views: 1239

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:19 am   Subject: Ummm...I had to P again
My Stella is all banged up. Has her own quirks and idiosyncrasies. Drives me up the wall sometimes trying to figure out what's wrong.

I have a powerful Japanese touring motorcycle, but the Stel ...
  Topic: NBR Lance Cabo 125
RoaringTodd

Replies: 4
Views: 691

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:32 am   Subject: NBR Lance Cabo 125
I rode a Cabo for 4 days when I crashed my Stella. Nothing but good times.
  Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
RoaringTodd

Replies: 38
Views: 2877

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:28 am   Subject: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
Have you even looked at the SYM Fiddle III?
  Topic: Noob Buddy 170i owner here just saying hi!
RoaringTodd

Replies: 13
Views: 1554

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:14 pm   Subject: Noob Buddy 170i owner here just saying hi!
Already got the stickering bug, I see Smile

Welcome.
  Topic: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
RoaringTodd

Replies: 49
Views: 3627

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:31 pm   Subject: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
I know the feeling of wanting to go modern, away from the headache of always tinkering with a Stella.

I have a 50cc roughhouse. Not Zuma.

IMO if I was to go get a modern scooter, I'd look at t ...
  Topic: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
RoaringTodd

Replies: 49
Views: 3627

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:19 am   Subject: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
Don't you have a CHT hooked up to your engine? That has saved my neck many times when I see the temperature going up, I back off.
  Topic: Smoky Mountain Crawl and Great Gas Mileage
RoaringTodd

Replies: 2
Views: 721

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:32 am   Subject: Smoky Mountain Crawl and Great Gas Mileage
You're blessed to live in the area and have all those routes close by!
  Topic: 655 miles 4 days on a Roughhouse 50 - ride report complete!
RoaringTodd

Replies: 3
Views: 871

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:04 am   Subject: 655 miles 4 days on a Roughhouse 50 - ride report complete!
The ride report has been completed - thought you would enjoy this read.
  Topic: 4 day Roughhouse 50cc ride.
RoaringTodd

Replies: 2
Views: 1926

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:59 pm   Subject: 4 day Roughhouse 50cc ride.
A few weeks ago I went on a 4 day scooter trip with some buddies. I did a write up on an Adventure Rider forum. Thought you might enjoy reading this

http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/operati ...
  Topic: CARB Spotting - 2018
RoaringTodd

Replies: 114
Views: 9489

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:09 am   Subject: CARB Spotting - 2018
What is Boom Motorcycles? Rolling Eyes
  Topic: 655 miles 4 days on a Roughhouse 50 - ride report complete!
RoaringTodd

Replies: 3
Views: 871

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:48 pm   Subject: 655 miles 4 days on a Roughhouse 50 - ride report complete!
I've started a thread on ADVrider Epic Rides. I haven't completed it yet, but thought you guys would enjoy reading along.

RoaringTodd

http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/operation-duck-fist ...
  Topic: HELP! New NCY Super Trans and Performance air filter
RoaringTodd

Replies: 6
Views: 1925

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 11:20 am   Subject: HELP! New NCY Super Trans and Performance air filter
My money would be on the air filter and jetting.
  Topic: 2T vs Auto
RoaringTodd

Replies: 13
Views: 1786

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 11:17 am   Subject: 2t STELLA
That is the standard going price for a 2T Stella in good shape. Those are getting rarer and rarer.
  Topic: Royal Alloys
RoaringTodd

Replies: 12
Views: 1669

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:04 am   Subject: Danke
Thanks JSRJR for the information!
  Topic: Royal Alloys
RoaringTodd

Replies: 12
Views: 1669

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 12:46 pm   Subject: Royal Alloys
There was a mention of the new Royal Alloys coming to the USA.

I don't think there was a CARB report on those yet? Jsjir?

Tell me more.
 
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