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  Topic: Got my new G400...LOVE IT
boyjeenyus

Replies: 2
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PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:50 pm   Subject: Got my new G400...LOVE IT
Coming from some Genuine scooters, 70's Honda 350 twins, and a Grom, I've been stoked on the G400C since it was announced. I finally pulled the trigger and picked one up about a week and a half ago. ...
  Topic: Where did the enthusiasm go?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 17
Views: 972

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:27 pm   Subject: dealer availability
I'd really like to check out and/or consider buying a G400C, but there are no dealers who have one within a 4 or 5 hour drive of me. As a long-time lover of 70's Honda twins, this looks right up my a ...
  Topic: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 11
Views: 2931

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:54 pm   Subject: Thanks guys!
I went ahead and got the grom to replace my Rattler (which is now for sale). It feels like it has a more consistent pick-up, slightly better top speed (55ish on flat ground for me), and better torque ...
  Topic: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 11
Views: 2931

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:12 pm   Subject: Thanks!
Thanks for the thoughts, guys. that PCX looks awesome, but with my bumper rack carrier set up, it's just too heavy for me to take with me on the road. Other than that, it looks SICKO.
Stephen
  Topic: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 11
Views: 2931

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:00 pm   Subject: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
I'm in Tennessee right now, but my folks live in Gettysbug...I'm up that way pretty regularly. Hit me up here on PM.
Stephen
  Topic: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 11
Views: 2931

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:17 am   Subject: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
Thanks for the reply, buddy! I appreciate it.
  Topic: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 11
Views: 2931

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:20 pm   Subject: Anyone ridden both a rattler 110 and a GROM?
I really enjoy my Rattler--ridden it for a year and a half, but I'm considering swapping out for a GROM. My deal is that it have to be able to load it on the back of my RV by myself (so 200-240 lbs m ...
  Topic: Genuine G400C
boyjeenyus

Replies: 481
Views: 64290

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 12:12 am   Subject: Genuine G400C
I don't know anything about that. Just reporting what they told me.
S
  Topic: Genuine G400C
boyjeenyus

Replies: 481
Views: 64290

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:56 pm   Subject: Maybe early 2017
I messaged Genuine through Facebook to ask about the G400C, and they replied quickly that they're working on getting it 50 state emissions compliant. They were hopeful that they should be ready to go ...
  Topic: better exhaust for rattler 110
boyjeenyus

Replies: 3
Views: 1628

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:19 pm   Subject: Not much out there
Seems like there aren't many options... Lots of folks liked the OEM pipe best of them all. You'd probably get more out of upgrading the carb. I'm running a Keihin PE 26 with the stock pipe and I ha ...
  Topic: Buddy 50 bogs at WOT with pod filter
boyjeenyus

Replies: 9
Views: 1821

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2016 11:49 pm   Subject: Definitely needs a re-jet--soon!
The mixture screw really only affects idle to 1/8 or 1/4 throttle. The needle controls 1/4-3/4ish, and the main jet controls the mixture from 5/8 throttle or so up to WOT. Adjusting the mixture scre ...
  Topic: Genuine G400C
boyjeenyus

Replies: 481
Views: 64290

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:11 pm   Subject: Genuine G400C
I agree wholeheartedly. I'm on a 73 Honda CL350, that i really enjoy, but everything about the specs on the G400C look great to me. I love that classic standard styling, as well as the suspension, b ...
  Topic: Just bought a used 2016 RH, has two problems, hoping for hel
boyjeenyus

Replies: 23
Views: 3978

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:55 pm   Subject: Pull the plug and read it?
If you're considering messing with the exhaust or carb, you'll probably want to go ahead and do some basic research on reading spark plugs and learn to do some modest tuning yourself. Remove the spar ...
  Topic: Rattler 110, Keihin 26mm carb update
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 3280

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:43 pm   Subject: Final Update
Hey there. I've been traveling a good bit and spending time working on my CL350 rebuild, but I finally got around to researching and ordering some new needles to play with. It's finally tuned right ...
  Topic: Rattler 110, Keihin 26mm carb update
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 3280

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:21 pm   Subject: Thanks for the idea everyone!
I've been traveling, but I'll try the method described in this article to determine if maybe my needle diameter or taper is off:

http://www.shiny-red.net/guides/keihin-carburetor-jetting/

I'll r ...
  Topic: New owner RH50
boyjeenyus

Replies: 4
Views: 1625

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:07 pm   Subject: When will you get your g400c?
let us know how it is!!! Looks SWEET.
S
  Topic: Rattler 110, Keihin 26mm carb update
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 3280

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 2:47 pm   Subject: Update with jetting questions
OK,
I'm up to a 145 main Jet, which is still probably a bit rich. There's a noticeably BOG as I go from 1/2-3/4 throttle, then it'll kinda "catch up" and run stronger if I push through t ...
  Topic: Rattler 110, Keihin 26mm carb update
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 3280

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:44 am   Subject: Louder for sure, but not bad
When I got this bike, it had a pod filter on the OEM carb, so this isn't any louder than that. Definitely louder than the stock air filter.

As to jetting, I'm up to a 140 main, which still feels a ...
  Topic: Ninth Annual SPEND-A-THON!!!!!!!
boyjeenyus

Replies: 49
Views: 6392

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:51 am   Subject: Ninth Annual SPEND-A-THON!!!!!!!
Used Corazzo Shop Jacket $60
several jets for my Keihin 26 Carb $40
  Topic: Rattler 110, Keihin 26mm carb update
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 3280

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:16 am   Subject: Rattler 110, Keihin 26mm carb update
After trying a few different carb options, I landed on the Keihin PE-26 for around $50 on ebay from China...it came after a few weeks as ordered. This one connects with the NCY intake (which can be b ...
  Topic: Lost acceleration, sputtered, and died. Thoughts on a cause?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 1425

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 2:41 pm   Subject: Does the starter spin?
Would the starter motor actually spin, or just click? I think that CDI/Stator could be the cause, or it could easily be a clog somewhere in the fuel line or carb. Let us know what it was!
STephen
  Topic: Throttle adjustment
boyjeenyus

Replies: 4
Views: 1804

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:32 pm   Subject: Throttle adjustment
Gotcha. Unless it currently isn't opening the carb all the way (which it should be), you won't gain any extra power that way. Seems like most folks have great luck with some of the upgraded pipes, a ...
  Topic: Throttle adjustment
boyjeenyus

Replies: 4
Views: 1804

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 2:05 pm   Subject: That would actually adjust it the wrong way, I think. But..
But if you want to check the adjustment, remove the air filter so that you can see into the Carb. Turn the throttle handle while you're looking in there, and make sure that the slide (with the needle ...
  Topic: Hooligan 170i vs Yamaha SMAX 155
boyjeenyus

Replies: 33
Views: 5283

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 1:07 pm   Subject: How would the S-max compare to the blur 220?
Seems like it might be a closer comparison for performance, price, and weight?
  Topic: Rattler 110 bogging at high speeds downhill?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 1
Views: 1436

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:17 pm   Subject: Anyone?
Anyone?
Smile
  Topic: Rattler 110 bogging at high speeds downhill?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 1
Views: 1436

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 11:27 pm   Subject: Rattler 110 bogging at high speeds downhill?
OK, I spent awhile fighting to get everything happy after installing this Arreche carb--had intermittent bogging/surging at higher throttle situations. Replacing the Petcock/fuel valve finally seems ...
  Topic: Just picked up my Rattler 110--OMG this is fun!
boyjeenyus

Replies: 7
Views: 2449

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:37 pm   Subject: great so far!
Still wiring-in the carb tuning, but it's 99% great as is. I think that I gunked a few things up by trying to pre-mix (the throttle cable to the oil pump was frayed and hanging). But, it starts well ...
  Topic: Just picked up my Rattler 110--OMG this is fun!
boyjeenyus

Replies: 7
Views: 2449

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:33 pm   Subject: OK! Fixed
I did a ton of poking around with a volt meter, and after determining that every wire was going where it should be, had power or ground where it should, I was forced to conclude that the relay was bad ...
  Topic: Just picked up my Rattler 110--OMG this is fun!
boyjeenyus

Replies: 7
Views: 2449

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:29 am   Subject: OK, found one problem...the horn doesn't work.
I push the button for the horn, and nothing. I took apart the switch and everything looked brand new and good to go in there. I then checked wires, and all the connections are tight inside the front ...
  Topic: Just picked up my Rattler 110--OMG this is fun!
boyjeenyus

Replies: 7
Views: 2449

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:11 pm   Subject: Love it so far!
It took awhile because I bought off craigslist from someone a ways away from me, then had a friend pick it up, and I finally ended up in the right place to actually get it Smile Long story, but worked o ...
  Topic: Just picked up my Rattler 110--OMG this is fun!
boyjeenyus

Replies: 7
Views: 2449

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:09 pm   Subject: Just picked up my Rattler 110--OMG this is fun!
Finally got my hands on my 09 Rattler 110, after buying it 6 weeks ago. This guy only has 715 miles on it and is bone stock so far. First 2 rides were ridiculously fun. I was literally giggling the ...
  Topic: Any tips on changing front brake pads ?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 18
Views: 4909

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:53 am   Subject: I removed the front caliper from the fork.
then compress the pistons all the way in by prying the old pads apart as far as possible...it doesn't matter if you damage those ones. Then put it all back together. Hardest part for me was dealing ...
  Topic: upgrade carb for rattler 110?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 3
Views: 1726

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:48 am   Subject: PM me when you sell it. Love to buy
were you happy with what they did to your scoot?
Cheers!
Stephen
  Topic: upgrade carb for rattler 110?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 3
Views: 1726

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:52 am   Subject: upgrade carb for rattler 110?
Hey there! i'm buying a rattler in the next few weeks, and have been reading a bunch of stuff on this site and a few others. Sounds like upgrading to a 21mm carb gives folks good results without dec ...
  Topic: Thoughts on a Windscreen
boyjeenyus

Replies: 8
Views: 2190

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2015 10:11 pm   Subject: I have the medium Prima on my RH50...love it
Way easier driving with bugs and warmer in medium to colder weather. I didn't notice any change in performance.
Cheers!
Stephen
  Topic: Your experience of Roughhouse 50 ownership, pro or con?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 2510

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:37 pm   Subject: LOVE MINE
I've put about 2000 miles on mine in the last year. I've used it on lots of dirt, gravel, and pavement....seems to handle them all well. I'm a light rider (145 lbs), but with no major engine upgrade ...
  Topic: considering a roughhouse 50...a few ???'s
boyjeenyus

Replies: 11
Views: 6091

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:21 am   Subject: love my roughhouse
Mine's derestricted, added a fancy $20 NYC variator and lighter roller weights--I'm a good bit lighter than you at 150ish lbs. I also added a medium-sized prima windshield, which helps a lot. Mine w ...
  Topic: rain/dust cover?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 6
Views: 1157

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:00 pm   Subject: rain/dust cover?
Hey there--cross-posting here due to more users. I have a roughhouse 50 (similar size to buddy 50) with one of the medium sized prima windshields added. My scooter spends a good bit of time on the bac ...
  Topic: scooter rain/dust cover for roughhouse
boyjeenyus

Replies: 1
Views: 1040

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:14 pm   Subject: scooter rain/dust cover for roughhouse
Hey there. I have a r50 with one of the medium sized prima windshields added. My scooter spends a good bit of time on the back of my rv on a scooter carrier. What would be a good cover for it for r ...
  Topic: starting issues with my 50cc Roughhouse
boyjeenyus

Replies: 4
Views: 1042

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:13 am   Subject: starting issues with my 50cc Roughhouse
Thanks for the replies. Spark plug seems to be good. Vacuum lines are still pretty new and look good to me. Where is the fuel valve? What would I check for? I assume that most folks don't have th ...
  Topic: starting issues with my 50cc Roughhouse
boyjeenyus

Replies: 4
Views: 1042

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:47 pm   Subject: starting issues with my 50cc Roughhouse
Hey there! I posted this in the Roughhouse forum awhile back, but I figured that I'd get more responses here. I have a '13 roughhouse 50cc--should be the same engine as the Buddy, I think? Anyway, ...
  Topic: tough starting RH50 after rattling around on trailer
boyjeenyus

Replies: 4
Views: 1870

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 1:35 pm   Subject: Thanks Rider, Agro
Would there be a way to prevent the bowl from emptying, or get fuel into it quicker without having to pump away on the kick starter for minutes at a time? Maybe drill a pluggable easy-access hole to ...
  Topic: tough starting RH50 after rattling around on trailer
boyjeenyus

Replies: 4
Views: 1870

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:23 pm   Subject: tough starting RH50 after rattling around on trailer
Hey there. First off, I LOVE my Roughhouse! I happily use it almost every day on paved and dirt roads. One issue is that I regularly have it on a trailer, in the back of my RV, or on a motorcycle c ...
  Topic: NCY variator
boyjeenyus

Replies: 29
Views: 5488

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:45 am   Subject: Thanks!
One more question: did your exhaust system bolt right up, or did you have to fabricate a mount of some kind? Did it give more noticeable power in addition to the top end?
Thanks!
Stephen
  Topic: NCY variator
boyjeenyus

Replies: 29
Views: 5488

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 12:34 am   Subject: Agro, did you do a 70cc upgrade?
That muffler says that it's for the 70cc upgraded engines. Just curious if you're using it with an unmodified 50? If so, did you see big performance improvements with it? I got that NCY Variator an ...
  Topic: best source for replacement parts shipped?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 2
Views: 712

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:46 am   Subject: best source for replacement parts shipped?
Hey fellas, I'm in Canada for the summer and there aren't any dealers near me. My roughhouse fell over and broke the left brake lever (long story...not riding at the time). Some JB Weld is doing a g ...
  Topic: New (used) Roughhouse owner--what to look over?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 5
Views: 1639

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 4:27 pm   Subject: update
OK, checked and both restrictions were still in, despite being told that they had been removed. I took them out.....there's the speed I was looking for!!! Still getting a rough idle, and slightly ch ...
  Topic: New (used) Roughhouse owner--what to look over?
boyjeenyus

Replies: 5
Views: 1639

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 12:27 pm   Subject: New (used) Roughhouse owner--what to look over?
Hey there! Just picked up a used 2012 Roughhouse from a scooter shop in Vermont. 1,500 miles in great shape. What would be a good idea to look-over (normal wear n tear parts)? They said that they ...
 
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