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  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 07, 2009 9:44 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
Oh such a beauty! How's it running? You having fun yet?! Good job on getting the price down...KBB is useless for pricing vintage anything.

You may want to look into getting collector's insurance in ...
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 07, 2009 8:15 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
Yeah I want to put some on it, but my priority is getting new tires! It would look soo good with those bars... Twisted Evil.
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 07, 2009 7:08 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
Here it is!
http://i40.tinypic.com/2dtxder.jpg
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 4:12 am   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
So I bought the bike tonight, for 1000. Its so beaautiful in person.. I'll have to take pictures of it soon Cool
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:45 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
It has disk brakes..?
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:38 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
I was wrong, its not a four. And KBB.com suggests 1385, and they are a pretty trustworthy website
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 8:58 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
I really want a cb350 toooooo, wait is that the 4 banger one or the 2?

Yes it is a 4. Its called a CB 350 Four I think.
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:51 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
That actually isn't the photo of it, but in the craigslist photos it looks just as good, if not better. They want $1250 for it, which is a good price because KBB.com suggested something like 1350. The ...
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 2:54 pm   Subject: Re: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
I'm thinking of getting this beautiful 1972 Honda CB350 to replace my scoot.
I still see so many of those older CBs on the road, they must be either well-built or easy-to-repair... Seems like a good ...
  Topic: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
jmsmith802

Replies: 49
Views: 4818

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 2:40 pm   Subject: [NSR] Totaled.. New motorcycle? >=]
So my scooter is now officially totaled (I was hit a few weeks ago). I'm thinking of getting this beautiful 1972 Honda CB350 to replace my scoot. I can't get over how good it looks.. I have been cravi ...
  Topic: How many Miles on Buddy 50?
jmsmith802

Replies: 3
Views: 1020

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:00 pm   Subject: How many Miles on Buddy 50?
About 2550 miles on my buddy, no major problems. I think the air/fuel ratio was off a bit, was about to get that adjusted but my scoot is now out of commission after getting hit by a car. If its fixab ...
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
jmsmith802

Replies: 1751
Views: 150114

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 3:03 am   Subject: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
Got a crappy camera phone pic of my poor scoot. I also realized my only injury (besides being sore) was a bruise caused from my cell phone being in my pocket. I dunno if I would have still gotten it i ...
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
jmsmith802

Replies: 1751
Views: 150114

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:47 pm   Subject: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
Got hit on my scoot today =[ Hopefully it can be fixed, and ill be riding again really soon!

1. Which Buddy (50/125) was crashed? Color?
Buddy 50 - Black

2. Was the crash due to rider error? Wh ...
  Topic: White Buddy
jmsmith802

Replies: 47
Views: 7495

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 3:39 am   Subject: White Buddy


Nice. Very stylin' indeed. What would you call this color motif... cappuccino?


Yamaha calls it "Alpine White"
  Topic: White Buddy
jmsmith802

Replies: 47
Views: 7495

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:22 pm   Subject: White Buddy
New Honda Metro and Yamaha Vino is in white, too. Just saw a white vino in person today, its perty =}

  Topic: Oops... Blown fuse
jmsmith802

Replies: 9
Views: 1445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:09 pm   Subject: Oops... Blown fuse
Yeah I realized today it was the 8 amp fuse connected to the positive lead of the battery that blew too. Had to drive out to my dealer to get that one too, no local stores had it Rolling Eyes They didn't h ...
  Topic: Oops... Blown fuse
jmsmith802

Replies: 9
Views: 1445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:05 am   Subject: Oops... Blown fuse
The lowest I have found is a 2amp if somebody finds it with a website that would be awesome.

I found this website.. I'm wating to call my dealer first though. Hopefully they have a few.
http://www ...
  Topic: Oops... Blown fuse
jmsmith802

Replies: 9
Views: 1445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:25 am   Subject: Oops... Blown fuse
Alright, good.. I hope thats all
Surprisingly my brother said the mercedes dealer doesn't have anything that low, and I stopped by a radioshack, a local hardware store, murrays auto parts, a local m ...
  Topic: Oops... Blown fuse
jmsmith802

Replies: 9
Views: 1445

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:28 pm   Subject: Oops... Blown fuse
So I was hooking up the old horn again in my 07 buddy because I don't like the one I put in it (it was lying in my basement so i tried it out...) and after I hooked it up and pressed the horn button, ...
  Topic: First start is perfect but second start is a lot tougher....
jmsmith802

Replies: 13
Views: 1386

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:09 pm   Subject: First start is perfect but second start is a lot tougher....

And in Michigan. The cold may have something to do with that.

Does it in the summer, too
  Topic: First start is perfect but second start is a lot tougher....
jmsmith802

Replies: 13
Views: 1386

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:58 pm   Subject: First start is perfect but second start is a lot tougher....
I have to give my buddy a little throttle to get it to start after it has been warmed up sometimes. But I'm on a 50..
  Topic: [NBR] Genuine Scooter "Daytona"?
jmsmith802

Replies: 6
Views: 1198

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:08 pm   Subject: [NBR] Genuine Scooter "Daytona"?
2006 XTREME Daytona, Scoot aroound town in classic style! In GREAT condition! This one won't last long!

"This one won't last long!"

They got that much right... Laughing
  Topic: Second Annual SPEND-A-THON!!!!!
jmsmith802

Replies: 76
Views: 6765

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:05 am   Subject: Second Annual SPEND-A-THON!!!!!
Scooter cover - 25$
Battery tender- 39$


TOTAL: 64$
  Topic: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!
jmsmith802

Replies: 54
Views: 5596

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:58 pm   Subject: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!

that is a relief! i thought it was grinding gears or something. so should i just ride through it? or is it better to just get up to speed asap and avoid the 5-15mph rumble zone?

If it bothers y ...
  Topic: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!
jmsmith802

Replies: 54
Views: 5596

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 2:59 pm   Subject: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!
My little buddy finally runs again. Thanks for all the help guys. Here's what I did:
Step 1- cut a hole in a box (jk, SNL reference)

Any ideas on what this could be? As I mentioned before, it on ...
  Topic: Buddy 50 - sluggish in cold weather??
jmsmith802

Replies: 12
Views: 1950

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:32 pm   Subject: Buddy 50 - sluggish in cold weather??
mine is doing the same thing. havent really been riding it much cause of the weather. im pretty sure its just bad gas from sitting. I need to put stabil in it..
  Topic: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!
jmsmith802

Replies: 54
Views: 5596

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:59 am   Subject: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!
yeah its pretty cold and snowy here.. i was going to put some stabil in it but haven't gotten to it.. will that stop the gas from gumming up?
  Topic: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!
jmsmith802

Replies: 54
Views: 5596

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:40 am   Subject: Buddy 50 shuts off- it's back up and running now, thanks!
I just got on my buddy 50 for the first time in 3-4 weeks, and it had trouble starting. It idled normally for a while, i hopped on and went a few feet, and then eventually it stalled out. It would sta ...
  Topic: Tell me about your audio setup
jmsmith802

Replies: 29
Views: 3036

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2008 12:20 am   Subject: Tell me about your audio setup
I love riding while listening to music.. But I usually save it for longer trips. I use my lovely 30 gig zune Very Happy My helmet has a fairly large empty cavity where your ears go, so I took a old broken p ...
  Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
jmsmith802

Replies: 1751
Views: 150114

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:53 pm   Subject: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
Took my first spill today after 6 months and 2220 miles of riding Embarassed Crying or Very sad
Glad I didnt really get hurt, it could have been a lot worse Shocked


1. Which Buddy (50/125) was crashed?
Buddy ...
  Topic: Cheapo camera suggestions?
jmsmith802

Replies: 36
Views: 2822

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 2:52 am   Subject: Cheapo camera suggestions?
Got the "Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS " for my sister for her birthday. Good camera, pretty good quality pictures, it has a glass UA lens (most cheap cameras have crappy lenses) and a good pric ...
  Topic: squeeking brakes! help!
jmsmith802

Replies: 23
Views: 1547

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:31 am   Subject: squeeking brakes! help!
My rear drum has a faint squeak right around when I'm almost stopped. Seems to be a normal thing with these types of brakes, wouldnt worry about it Smile
  Topic: modern buddy2
jmsmith802

Replies: 9
Views: 1241

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:33 pm   Subject: modern buddy2
It's an example of failure. Laughing
  Topic: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
jmsmith802

Replies: 1639
Views: 119613

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:41 am   Subject: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
  Topic: My obsession with more lights continues....
jmsmith802

Replies: 21
Views: 5916

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:16 pm   Subject: My obsession with more lights continues....
Looks really cool!

Here in Michigan i think that would be illegal though. Underbody neon light kits are illegal on cars here unless you are parked, so I would assume the law is the same for this ty ...
  Topic: For those that are interested in safety, check this out
jmsmith802

Replies: 18
Views: 1920

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:38 am   Subject: For those that are interested in safety, check this out
I just watched the demo video. I wonder if it would even deploy fast enough to even do anything for the initial impact...

Neat jacket though.. But I think I'll stick with a few pairs of 'swimmies' ...
  Topic: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
jmsmith802

Replies: 1639
Views: 119613

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 8:38 pm   Subject: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
heh

  Topic: How far do you commute?
jmsmith802

Replies: 100
Views: 4838

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:34 am   Subject: How far do you commute?
about 8 miles round trip... a nice short ride to school and back Smile
  Topic: Gear oil for 150
jmsmith802

Replies: 2
Views: 575

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:23 pm   Subject: Gear oil for 150
Is this it?

http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6022&highlight=gear+oil+150
  Topic: At Long Last!!!
jmsmith802

Replies: 9
Views: 800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:38 pm   Subject: At Long Last!!!
Cool Cool Take some pictures when you get it... and have fun
  Topic: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com
jmsmith802

Replies: 74
Views: 6899

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:32 pm   Subject: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com
Wow- Just a few days ago there were like 3 buddies on there. Now theres a huuuuge list Twisted Evil

Now people just need to actually add some fill ups Razz
  Topic: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com
jmsmith802

Replies: 74
Views: 6899

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:20 am   Subject: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com


Wow, I wished I had kept records of all my fill ups now. Sad


Well, you can always start now Razz
  Topic: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com
jmsmith802

Replies: 74
Views: 6899

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:50 pm   Subject: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com
Well I joined and added all my fill ups sense i got the scoot.. Pretty cool site. Im glad i kept a log of all my fill ups

http://www.fuelly.com/driver/jmsmith802
  Topic: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com
jmsmith802

Replies: 74
Views: 6899

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:20 pm   Subject: Keeping Track of your Gas Mileage- www.fuelly.com
Cool website. It would be nice to see what kind of gas mileage others get.. Ill be joining soon
  Topic: How long should it take for me to get my info from Genuine?
jmsmith802

Replies: 37
Views: 2149

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:50 pm   Subject: How long should it take for me to get my info from Genuine?
I got my roadside assistance card about 6-7 weeks after I bought my scooter. Not too bad..
  Topic: Is it OK to mix regular and synthetic 2 stroke oil?
jmsmith802

Replies: 3
Views: 503

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 12:14 am   Subject: Is it OK to mix regular and synthetic 2 stroke oil?
Thats what I did when I switched to a different oil on my scoot.. I waited until the light would stay on when I tilted the scoot to the right. I don't know how else you could do it. And I don't know w ...
  Topic: City Scooter Parking Survey
jmsmith802

Replies: 14
Views: 923

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2008 3:14 pm   Subject: City Scooter Parking Survey
City/town name: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Do they charge to park scoots or is it free: Free
Is a special permit required: No permit, just need a scooter or motorcycle
Any idea on number of spaces city wi ...
  Topic: 50 cc Break in speeds
jmsmith802

Replies: 9
Views: 825

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 2:20 pm   Subject: 50 cc Break in speeds
Mine went 50 indicated from day one, de-restricted. So I would say yours is definitely not derestricted yet..
  Topic: buddy not starting...possible engine flooded after transport
jmsmith802

Replies: 5
Views: 851

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 4:49 am   Subject: buddy not starting...possible engine flooded after transport
This same thing happened to me after transporting it in my van for the first service. I took it out of the van and went to start it up and nothing. Just kept craaaaaanking. But at least it was in the ...
  Topic: folks, it looks like we got ourselves a problem.
jmsmith802

Replies: 42
Views: 4479

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 4:13 am   Subject: folks, it looks like we got ourselves a problem.
Wow, can't believe the officer said that. Let us know if you get a reply, I'm interested in what he will have to say..
 
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