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  Topic: Should my air filter be saturated with oil (or gas)????
coffeebrown

Replies: 13
Views: 4881

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:49 am   Subject: Should my air filter be saturated with oil (or gas)????
Sooooo...............in a continuing effort to get this scoot up & running, I have: stripped down & completely cleaned the carb, put in a new fuel filter, new battery, new spark plug and it ST ...
  Topic: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
coffeebrown

Replies: 15
Views: 3253

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:57 am   Subject: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
Thank you Sprocket
  Topic: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
coffeebrown

Replies: 15
Views: 3253

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:47 am   Subject: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
OOPS!!!!!!!! I said air filter but I meant fuel filter. Embarassed

I completely disassembled the carb. I thought it would be gummed up but it wasn't; there was still Sta-bil left in the bowl.
  Topic: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
coffeebrown

Replies: 15
Views: 3253

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 1:30 am   Subject: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
One more thing: can someone post (or direct me to) a photo of the air filter?? I've gone to a couple of websites to purchase one and they look nothing like what I thought the air filter on the BC look ...
  Topic: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
coffeebrown

Replies: 15
Views: 3253

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:29 pm   Subject: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
THANK YOU guys!!!

I will definitely invest in new filters. (appreciate the links!!)


P.S. I did put in a new spark plug.
  Topic: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
coffeebrown

Replies: 15
Views: 3253

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:15 am   Subject: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
A while = a year or slightly more. I only cleaned the carburetor and put in fresh gas. Should I do something with the fuel filter?? The air filter seems to be saturated with oil (or gas) also.
  Topic: Should my air filter be saturated with oil (or gas)????
coffeebrown

Replies: 13
Views: 4881

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:20 pm   Subject: Should my air filter be saturated with oil (or gas)????
In an attempt to get my Black Cat up & running (I took apart & cleaned the carburetor, put in a new battery), I opened up and took a look at the air filter and it was soaked either with gas or ...
  Topic: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
coffeebrown

Replies: 15
Views: 3253

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:16 pm   Subject: HELP!!!!! Another scooter won't start thread - SORRY
Took my black cat carbs apart after it sat for a long time. put in a new, fully charged battery and it still won't start!! AARRGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

I turn it on and it starts and runs for about 20 secs ...
  Topic: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
coffeebrown

Replies: 14
Views: 2728

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 10:28 am   Subject: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
just a bit of advice if this is anything like the Rattler. I accessed the plug from the bottom of the bike and did not have to remove anything. Most spark plug sockets and ratchets will not fit betwee ...
  Topic: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
coffeebrown

Replies: 14
Views: 2728

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 12:33 am   Subject: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
Can someone please describe to me where the air/fuel mixture screw is located in this picture?

thanx
  Topic: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
coffeebrown

Replies: 14
Views: 2728

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:48 pm   Subject: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
Great!!!! Thanks so much - will try tonight.

I appreciate your help.
  Topic: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
coffeebrown

Replies: 14
Views: 2728

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:18 pm   Subject: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
Thank you for the quick reply Ray!!

By "pulling the cap off" are you referring to the black rubber cover??

I have just one more question (the manual doesn't show this) but............ ...
  Topic: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
coffeebrown

Replies: 14
Views: 2728

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:07 pm   Subject: Spark Plug Removal & Air/Fuel Mixture Screw Adjustment
So............I havebeen unable to ride my Black Cat since taking it out of winter storage. I can't get it to the dealer b/c I have no way of getting there since it doesn't run (and my roadside assis ...
  Topic: No joy - help with de-winterizing my Black Cat
coffeebrown

Replies: 3
Views: 950

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 2:08 am   Subject: No joy - help with de-winterizing my Black Cat
really??????? Ok.........um.........can someone give me a little help (visual aids - maybe photos) with that please???

THANKS - I thought it was gonna be something really bad/difficult.
  Topic: No joy - help with de-winterizing my Black Cat
coffeebrown

Replies: 3
Views: 950

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:12 pm   Subject: No joy - help with de-winterizing my Black Cat
Well, for the last two weekends I have been trying to de-winterize my Black Cat. It starts fine but after idling for a while, it just shuts off. I can only keep it running if I hold the throttle open. ...
  Topic: NBR - Getting a new ride!
coffeebrown

Replies: 4
Views: 827

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:01 pm   Subject: NBR - Getting a new ride!
Congrats on the ninja - welcome to the club!!! There is a great ninja forum: www.ninjette.org if you're interested.

I enjoy the ninja but the gear ratio is crazy. You can shift into third before g ...
  Topic: NSR: GOT A NEW SCOOT!
coffeebrown

Replies: 11
Views: 899

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:15 pm   Subject: NSR: GOT A NEW SCOOT!
Congrats Mikie!!!

Welcome to the Ninja family. Cool
  Topic: Its official...
coffeebrown

Replies: 43
Views: 2199

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:05 pm   Subject: Its official...
oops - double post
  Topic: Its official...
coffeebrown

Replies: 43
Views: 2199

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:02 pm   Subject: Its official...
Mikie,

I bought a Ninja 250 (and kept my scooter too). It is nice to have the option of choosing one or the other depending on your needs for that given day. For quick, local errands around town - ...
  Topic: Looking for unusual helmet "covers"
coffeebrown

Replies: 2
Views: 593

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:08 pm   Subject: Looking for unusual helmet "covers"
Try skullskins.net

I have a Black Cat scooter (red & yellow) and then I bought a Ninja (blue) so I bought a blue skull skin ($40) to hold me over until I found a helmet to go with the new bike. ...
  Topic: GENUINE roadside warranty info
coffeebrown

Replies: 3
Views: 1047

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:24 pm   Subject: GENUINE roadside warranty info
I purchased my BC in July and just got my roadside cards in the mail yesterday.
  Topic: Battery Tender junior super cheap!
coffeebrown

Replies: 9
Views: 1415

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:14 pm   Subject: Battery Tender junior super cheap!
Ordered mine!!!!! Very Happy

Thanks Becktastic
  Topic: Bought motorcycle still love the black cat
coffeebrown

Replies: 5
Views: 1398

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:34 pm   Subject: Bought motorcycle still love the black cat
I also took the MSF and bought a motorcycle (ninja). I still ride the Black Cat - more fun!!!
  Topic: MLB now means "Major League Buddy"
coffeebrown

Replies: 9
Views: 890

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 3:43 pm   Subject: MLB now means "Major League Buddy"
GO PHILLIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Very Happy
  Topic: So I know you were all worrying about me...
coffeebrown

Replies: 15
Views: 1167

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:48 pm   Subject: So I know you were all worrying about me...
I thought you had bought a motorcycle and had abandoned us.
  Topic: Philly Fairmount Area Riders
coffeebrown

Replies: 3
Views: 535

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:39 pm   Subject: Philly Fairmount Area Riders
I would love that!!!!

I am from the U. City area but Fairmount is not so far away.
  Topic: BYE BYE buddy, HELLO ninja 250 :]
coffeebrown

Replies: 40
Views: 3101

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 12:01 pm   Subject: BYE BYE buddy, HELLO ninja 250 :]
rosa: I got my ninja for $4789 OTD ($3999 list)

polianarchy: hahahahaha.........ah yes, I remember those first scary days. I am definitely keeping my Black Cat!!!! The SO can learn to ride now.
...
  Topic: BYE BYE buddy, HELLO ninja 250 :]
coffeebrown

Replies: 40
Views: 3101

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2008 1:29 pm   Subject: BYE BYE buddy, HELLO ninja 250 :]
Just went to the web and checked out that Honda DN-01.

That is SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would get one of those in a heartbeat if I could.
  Topic: BYE BYE buddy, HELLO ninja 250 :]
coffeebrown

Replies: 40
Views: 3101

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:33 pm   Subject: BYE BYE buddy, HELLO ninja 250 :]
Bought my '09 Ninjna 250 yesterday - picking it up on Saturday.

Candy plasma blue!!!!!!!! VROOM VROOM....................
  Topic: you know what else i love? jaywalkers.
coffeebrown

Replies: 29
Views: 1544

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:07 pm   Subject: you know what else i love? jaywalkers.
Add 250 pts for Obama shirt.


??????????????
  Topic: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
coffeebrown

Replies: 40
Views: 2094

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:39 pm   Subject: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
At this point, I'd settle for a ninja in ANY color!!!
  Topic: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
coffeebrown

Replies: 40
Views: 2094

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:17 pm   Subject: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
Well, the blacked-out version is sweeeeet but as a newbie, I worry about dropping it (bound to happen) and scratching it up.
  Topic: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
coffeebrown

Replies: 40
Views: 2094

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:53 pm   Subject: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
pcbikedude:

Well since I am a "chick", it should work out quite well, shouldn't it??

I like the lime green very much.
  Topic: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
coffeebrown

Replies: 40
Views: 2094

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:35 pm   Subject: [SSR] Four Months to Christmas....List
2009 Kawasaki Ninja 250R is on my list. Smile

ME TOO MIKIE!!!!!!!!!!!!! I CRAVE this bike - now if I could just find one. After taking the MSF, that's all I can think about. My only indecision-what c ...
  Topic: MSF Class - Did anyone have fun?
coffeebrown

Replies: 47
Views: 2271

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 10:52 pm   Subject: MSF Class - Did anyone have fun?
NO!!!!!!!!!!!! It is completely FREE!!!!!!!!!!!! no costs - period!!!

$10 for the permit and that's it. Plus, you can take the course as many times as you like as long as there are available spaces ...
  Topic: I passed the MSF Course! Woo-hoo!
coffeebrown

Replies: 11
Views: 623

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:28 pm   Subject: I passed the MSF Course! Woo-hoo!
MarkTur: I am RIGHT there with you!!!!! Since I passed my MSF, I have been online searching for a mc. I really enjoyed the 250s we rode for class and I hear that is a good "beginner" bike so ...
  Topic: MSF Class - Did anyone have fun?
coffeebrown

Replies: 47
Views: 2271

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:00 pm   Subject: MSF Class - Did anyone have fun?
I had fun in my class and the instructors were way cool. 8 out of 12 passed in my class.

While on break and talking, we were surprised to learn that in PA our MSF courses are free. Everyone has to ...
  Topic: Burgman instead of my Black Cat?
coffeebrown

Replies: 6
Views: 1346

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:35 pm   Subject: Burgman instead of my Black Cat?
Muggs:

How much is a Burgman?? I'm looking at a Kawasaki Ninja 250 and the MSRP is $3,499. Some scooters cost that much or more, right?

Anyway; about the MSF classes: The first two days consist ...
  Topic: WOO HOO!!!!!!!!! I PASSED MY MSF
coffeebrown

Replies: 7
Views: 696

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:28 pm   Subject: WOO HOO!!!!!!!!! I PASSED MY MSF
thanks scootermama Very Happy
  Topic: Burgman instead of my Black Cat?
coffeebrown

Replies: 6
Views: 1346

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:15 pm   Subject: Burgman instead of my Black Cat?
I also have a Black Cat and am looking at getting a Burgman. At my MSF class this weekend, someone came riding their Burgman. That thing is sweet!!! He let me sit on it becuase I was concerned about p ...
  Topic: WOO HOO!!!!!!!!! I PASSED MY MSF
coffeebrown

Replies: 7
Views: 696

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:03 pm   Subject: WOO HOO!!!!!!!!! I PASSED MY MSF
revmjcarlson:

Yeah; we took our knowledge classes and written test at the Navy Base and our riding portion on Bartram Ave near the airport.

It wasn't that bad at all and was actually pretty fun. ...
  Topic: WOO HOO!!!!!!!!! I PASSED MY MSF
coffeebrown

Replies: 7
Views: 696

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 8:15 pm   Subject: WOO HOO!!!!!!!!! I PASSED MY MSF
Title says it all - I'm so happy and relieved that it's all over. Actually; it wasn't too bad; the instructors were very cool ( a definite plus).
  Topic: [NBR] What cars do you own?
coffeebrown

Replies: 90
Views: 4331

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:36 pm   Subject: [NBR] What cars do you own?
Mine:


Mercedes S420 & Infinit QX4
  Topic: passed my MC test... but my brakes are too good ?
coffeebrown

Replies: 13
Views: 847

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:37 pm   Subject: passed my MC test... but my brakes are too good ?
naptime:

that was all just an elaborate ruse on her part to get a little riding time on the buddy!! Laughing
  Topic: who is oldest, youngest, etc on MB
coffeebrown

Replies: 111
Views: 5190

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:34 pm   Subject: who is oldest, youngest, etc on MB
Kaos:

I have 4 brothers AND 4 sisters Very Happy
  Topic: BC, Rattler, or RHouse versus Buddy
coffeebrown

Replies: 10
Views: 1558

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2008 2:55 pm   Subject: BC, Rattler, or RHouse versus Buddy
I opted for a BC due to the taller seat height (I am 6'2") but also because of the larger footboard area. I actually liked the fact that it wasn't "cookie cutter" looking. I mean, I did ...
  Topic: help me remove the stickers on black cat
coffeebrown

Replies: 7
Views: 1266

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:32 pm   Subject: help me remove the stickers on black cat
I removed mine with patience!! It takes a while (30 mins or so) but all I did was use a little plastic scraper (to get an end to pull) and then pull them off in little pieces.

I have heard some pe ...
  Topic: Wanting a New Scoot!!
coffeebrown

Replies: 4
Views: 587

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:04 pm   Subject: Wanting a New Scoot!!
jperkins:


yeah...........well let me know when you're ready to sell that HAWT Honda you have there in your avatar pic. I CRAVE one!!!!! Very Happy
  Topic: Took off my "tail"
coffeebrown

Replies: 8
Views: 1322

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:01 pm   Subject: Took off my "tail"
I still have my tail on but after it gets painted (very soon), I also will be removing it.
  Topic: Scooter Photo Scavenger Hunt Week 10: Scooter Golf
coffeebrown

Replies: 95
Views: 11280

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:42 pm   Subject: scavenger hunt
Bonus Points
3pts - If there is a gopher in the photo (real or fake) (a GOPHER NOT gopher from the love boat, NOT a squirrel or any other animal, not a photo of a gopher, not playing cards with go ...
 
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