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  Topic: RH50 Theft
Stinkdyr

Replies: 7
Views: 1254

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 1:00 pm   Subject: RH50 Theft
I got the photos yesterday, they are very clear and close up. There are no bulletin boards in the area. I could put them up on Craigs List to warn people, or keep an eye out for the thieves. Any ot ...
  Topic: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
Stinkdyr

Replies: 80
Views: 37049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 4:25 pm   Subject: I locked my keys in my seat... I think....
Why put your keys into the bucket to begin with?

Confused
  Topic: RH50 Theft
Stinkdyr

Replies: 7
Views: 1254

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:18 am   Subject: RH50 Theft
I will definitely make a police report.
And better than that, I think I might be in contact with a guy who took pics of the kids stealing it. I will include those in the police report also. The pol ...
  Topic: RH50 Theft
Stinkdyr

Replies: 7
Views: 1254

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:23 am   Subject: RH50 Theft
Downtown Crossing, Boston. 9/11/15 between the hours of 5pm-7:30pm.
Very crowded intersection with hundreds of taxpayers walking around and dining in cafes 20 or 30 feet away. Doormen at luxury con ...
  Topic: Scooter Cover - stolen. An idea
Stinkdyr

Replies: 10
Views: 1690

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:13 am   Subject: Scooter Cover - stolen. An idea
I use a Champion cover with cable holes at the bottom. I also spray paint pink and yellow dots all over it to keep the hoodlums from stealing it.
  Topic: The Rides of March
Stinkdyr

Replies: 22
Views: 2906

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 11:30 pm   Subject: The Rides of March
I rode my RH50 all winter long, bar about 5 days for blizzards, and perhaps another 5 days when my wife didn't need our car. Of all of my scoots, I have to say, the RH50 performs the best in snow. F ...
  Topic: HILLS!!!!! :-/
Stinkdyr

Replies: 7
Views: 1705

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:37 am   Subject: HILLS!!!!! :-/
Piaggio Typhoon 125cc.
  Topic: Online Scooter Shopping?
Stinkdyr

Replies: 3
Views: 983

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:18 am   Subject: Online Scooter Shopping?
I dig that hot looking chick with the red scoot. She pump up my tire any time!

Clap
  Topic: spock is dead R.I.P.
Stinkdyr

Replies: 8
Views: 1185

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 12:15 pm   Subject: spock is dead R.I.P.
Live long and scooter.

Twisted Evil (see the red spock ears?)
  Topic: Lag at 30mph Help! needs fixed asap!
Stinkdyr

Replies: 25
Views: 4256

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:40 pm   Subject: Lag at 30mph Help! needs fixed asap!
Thx Agro. So, if I leave the EGR stuff on the bike, and I plug the hose that used to be connected to the OEM muffler, then I am just trying to prevent dirt or moisture from being drawn up into the en ...
  Topic: Lag at 30mph Help! needs fixed asap!
Stinkdyr

Replies: 25
Views: 4256

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 12:32 am   Subject: Lag at 30mph Help! needs fixed asap!
Just curious Agro, does it help the engine or performance to plug the EGR tube? If so, I will do it. Thanks.
  Topic: 2015 Roughhouse rear shock
Stinkdyr

Replies: 21
Views: 4391

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:51 pm   Subject: 2015 Roughhouse rear shock
This is almost funny. The original post and others that followed talked of wanting a stiffer shock, and I think the factory one on my 2014 model is TOO STIFF!!!! Laughing Laughing Laughing

Ecco that! ...
  Topic: roughhouse 50 replacement lockset
Stinkdyr

Replies: 3
Views: 1199

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:49 pm   Subject: roughhouse 50 replacement lockset
Why do you need all 3? What happened?

Shocked
  Topic: That's twice in 3 weeks
Stinkdyr

Replies: 9
Views: 1815

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:23 pm   Subject: That's twice in 3 weeks
Here in the hood in Boston, the welfare rats will steal anything. So, I buy cheap Champion covers, then I spray paint them ugly with pink and yellow paint. Seems to work.
  Topic: Exciting RH50 news
Stinkdyr

Replies: 16
Views: 4311

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:28 am   Subject: Exciting RH50 news
Jeesh, if you are going to the trouble to make a 2/3 rear fender, you might as well drop it down further in the back so that it actually does a complete job of keeping the mud stripe off my back.

A ...
  Topic: NEW ROUGHHOUSE OWNER!!! WOOO-HOOOO!!!
Stinkdyr

Replies: 12
Views: 3985

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:23 am   Subject: NEW ROUGHHOUSE OWNER!!! WOOO-HOOOO!!!
You will get about 500 miles per tank of oil.
Or erl, as they pronounce it in TN!

Smile
  Topic: Scooter movies revisited
Stinkdyr

Replies: 73
Views: 11909

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:13 am   Subject: Scooter movies revisited
Here's a fun retro clip:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTC392qgaRQ
  Topic: 2009 RH50 speedo cable part number?
Stinkdyr

Replies: 2
Views: 1319

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:02 am   Subject: 2009 RH50 speedo cable part number?
Thx Agro! Exactly what I needed!

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  Topic: looking for jet kit for roughhouse
Stinkdyr

Replies: 17
Views: 5525

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 12:58 am   Subject: looking for jet kit for roughhouse
Thx for the feedback on the a-f mix adjustment screw. Come spring, I will try to dremel a slot into it so I can adjust it.

Twisted Evil
  Topic: looking for jet kit for roughhouse
Stinkdyr

Replies: 17
Views: 5525

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:34 pm   Subject: looking for jet kit for roughhouse
Since I put a freer flow Tecnigas exhaust on my 2009 RH50, and the temp has dropped to sub-freezing in Boston, my scoot has been bogging in mid-range....most likely a symptom of being too lean. This ...
  Topic: Jetting and tuning an 08 Rattler 110
Stinkdyr

Replies: 20
Views: 5669

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 5:41 pm   Subject: Jetting and tuning an 08 Rattler 110
My bike: 2009 RH50, so this might not hold true for the Rattler.
But my experience trying to richen the air-fuel mix via throttle needle adjustment where it attaches to the slide was fruitless.

T ...
  Topic: Scooter performance in cold weather
Stinkdyr

Replies: 19
Views: 5644

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 5:14 pm   Subject: Scooter performance in cold weather
I tried to adjust the main jet slide needle, but it is clear that the manufacturer did not want this to be an option. Whatever that off-white triangular shaped plastic retainer thing (valve plate it ...
  Topic: 2009 RH50 speedo cable part number?
Stinkdyr

Replies: 2
Views: 1319

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:44 pm   Subject: 2009 RH50 speedo cable part number?
Anyone have any idea which speedo cable to get to replace mine that just snapped about 6" up from the wheel. About 12k miles on the bike.

Looking for a part # and a good priced source to repl ...
  Topic: getting excited!!
Stinkdyr

Replies: 16
Views: 2415

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:35 pm   Subject: getting excited!!
It is derestricted. Got it in a few hours ago. Can't ride it, cold and rainy. And have to wait to get it registered to be legal. But it will get ridden when it dries out, and hopefully warms up.

...
  Topic: What engine is R50
Stinkdyr

Replies: 36
Views: 5457

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:00 am   Subject: What engine is R50
Further to this change in exhaust pipe, now in the dead of winter, my engine is bogging when I try to accelerate. I suspect the air/fuel mix is too lean due to the new pipe, exacerbated by the dense ...
  Topic: Scooter performance in cold weather
Stinkdyr

Replies: 19
Views: 5644

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:03 pm   Subject: Scooter performance in cold weather
Ok, so the answer to these Q's: On my 2009 RH50 carb: The gold colored air/fuel mix adjustment screw is located beside the black idle adjuster knob, but on the inboard side of the knob. So, you nee ...
  Topic: Scooter performance in cold weather
Stinkdyr

Replies: 19
Views: 5644

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 1:31 pm   Subject: Scooter performance in cold weather
On the Buddy the Air/Fuel screw is on the left side of the carb.

By left side, do you mean the air filter side of the carb? So, you don't have to remove the seat/bucket or air filter to get at the ...
  Topic: Buddy 50 or Rough house 50
Stinkdyr

Replies: 10
Views: 1679

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 2:04 am   Subject: Buddy 50 or Rough house 50
The idle adjustment is the black knob.
  Topic: Scooter performance in cold weather
Stinkdyr

Replies: 19
Views: 5644

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 1:47 am   Subject: Scooter performance in cold weather
Ok, so that black knob is the Idle Adjustment. Where exactly is the air/fuel mixture screw? How do you get at it? I can't see it from the side of my RH50. (I can see the idle knob easily).
  Topic: 2009 Roughhouse
Stinkdyr

Replies: 3
Views: 1594

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 08, 2014 12:58 am   Subject: 2009 Roughhouse
On our Honda 500 4-stroke one lunger with manual choke, we don't use the throttle at all until we can slowly push the choke all the way off and have the bike maintain its idle. That way, you know it ...
  Topic: Scooter movies revisited
Stinkdyr

Replies: 73
Views: 11909

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 08, 2014 12:33 am   Subject: Scooter movies revisited
I like the music in this one....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E63mhDC73fg


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  Topic: Missing the days of fast scooting
Stinkdyr

Replies: 6
Views: 1502

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:33 pm   Subject: Missing the days of fast scooting
Scoots are pretty cheap to keep around as a toy. You sure you couldn't fit a used $500 stepthru somewhere around the yard?
  Topic: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Stinkdyr

Replies: 5
Views: 1057

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:58 pm   Subject: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Here is the diagram of the center stand.
What happens is the long pin gets frozen/corroded inside the solid metal sleeve of the stand. Ug.

http://www.scooterloungeonline.com/buddy50stands

Heat ...
  Topic: No more wave from motorcyclists... What up~!
Stinkdyr

Replies: 48
Views: 5282

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:23 pm   Subject: No more wave from motorcyclists... What up~!
I give the Nantucket wave to everyone.....especially hot chix.

Razz
  Topic: R50 Battery Wintertime
Stinkdyr

Replies: 5
Views: 1269

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:21 am   Subject: Re: R50 Battery Wintertime
My first winter with my R50. What should i do for the winter? Its kept it a garage and I plan on riding weather permitting throughout the winter.

Thanks!


Yep, you should be riding her all wint ...
  Topic: Need a fly wheel remover
Stinkdyr

Replies: 6
Views: 2076

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:09 pm   Subject: Need a fly wheel remover
CAREFULLY immobilize the flywheel with a wrench or some such tool. I think I used the outboard facing slots in the flywheel to wedge it.

THEN, you get a breaker bar, with extender if necessary, ...
  Topic: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Stinkdyr

Replies: 5
Views: 1057

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:05 pm   Subject: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Good thinking Agro!
I have been spraying PB Blaster off and on for weeks. No improvement.
Might have to hit it with heat and melt out the old bushings.

Reminds me of trying to get the frozen ...
  Topic: Any tips on changing front brake pads ?
Stinkdyr

Replies: 18
Views: 4863

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 5:11 pm   Subject: Any tips on changing front brake pads ?
I have done mine on the 2009 RH50. Yes, swearing helps a lot. Also helps to have files, sandpaper, brake grease, and a C clamp handy. But you can do it in your driveway. Expect to spend an hour on ...
  Topic: Riding all winter, Rear brake issue
Stinkdyr

Replies: 15
Views: 1941

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 4:44 pm   Subject: Riding all winter, Rear brake issue
This can cause real damage. Your brakes can get stuck in the on position without you even knowing it and burn out. Your speed will decrease to 10 mph at full throttle. You will burn out your engine ...
  Topic: Lag at 30mph Help! needs fixed asap!
Stinkdyr

Replies: 25
Views: 4256

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 4:35 pm   Subject: Lag at 30mph Help! needs fixed asap!
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I have another question when removing the stock exhaust what are you supposed to do with the filter type return tube on the old exhaust. I would like to pick your brains would you be willing ...
  Topic: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
Stinkdyr

Replies: 16
Views: 4371

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 4:21 pm   Subject: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
It is the pinion gear not engaging with the driveshaft to crank over the engine sometimes. It is sort of normal for the solenoid to get tired.....maybe as the starter gets old it does it more often. ...
  Topic: I split my...
Stinkdyr

Replies: 8
Views: 1502

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:36 pm   Subject: I split my...
Wow, that bites. Thx for the heads up, Agro. Boston has such crappy streets full of potholes, it might be a future problem for me too.

Shocked
  Topic: Considering Roughhouse - 1st scooter for a tall rider
Stinkdyr

Replies: 5
Views: 2020

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:27 pm   Subject: Considering Roughhouse - 1st scooter for a tall rider
I am 6'3" and weigh 220. I ride my 2009 RH50 around Boston, mostly flat city. I could fit a kid or chick on back with me if I need to, but never do.
Don't expect to climb hills much if you hav ...
  Topic: I finally did it
Stinkdyr

Replies: 3
Views: 1280

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:05 pm   Subject: I finally did it
Be sure to let us know how long the new one lasts.

The one I bot last year from AMZN is toast after 10 months (some orange gel batt)....but I was hard on it. So, here is the one I got to replace i ...
  Topic: Need a fly wheel remover
Stinkdyr

Replies: 6
Views: 2076

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 2:48 pm   Subject: Need a fly wheel remover
Good post and good find, dannyrich. When I battled my stator problem last year, I could not find the right flywheel remover tool. After my experience, I recommend buying the correct tool, as you did ...
  Topic: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Stinkdyr

Replies: 5
Views: 1057

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 3:05 pm   Subject: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Great, detailed answer, thanks!
I will pick up some Kroil, use the torch, and go at it again with my 3 lb sledge. Something will give!!

Evil or Very Mad
  Topic: Jamaica Plain (Boston) Thief Alert!
Stinkdyr

Replies: 15
Views: 2585

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:58 am   Subject: Jamaica Plain (Boston) Thief Alert!
Your welfare $$ at work!

Aint it wunnerful??

Boston is a welfare magnet city. We literally breed criminals here.
Think about it, next time you vote.

Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Stinkdyr

Replies: 5
Views: 1057

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:47 am   Subject: Frozen center stand 2009 RH50 salt belt
Has anyone else ever had their center stand axle freeze up? I live and ride in Boston all winter long. Lots of road salt. Scoot shop says they drill it out for 2 hrs of labor.

Needless to say, ...
  Topic: another buddy stolen in boston area
Stinkdyr

Replies: 3
Views: 892

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:43 am   Subject: another buddy stolen in boston area
What sort of lock and chain did you use?
Did they cut the lock or chain....or pick the lock?
Was it chained to something big?

thx, this will help others.
  Topic: Security/Theft prevention
Stinkdyr

Replies: 6
Views: 1651

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:34 am   Subject: Security/Theft prevention
Big thick chain, and deadbolt Kryptonite style lock. And chain it to something that can't be moved.

Sure, they can still take it. But they are going to need power tools, and time, and they are go ...
 
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