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  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 3:42 pm   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
I would email/call the folks who sold you the stator, tell them what you see and have them walk you through testing the assembly before giving up on it. The thing is, electrical parts are never return ...
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:07 am   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
Well I crossed the orange R/W wires and have power tot the system but still no spark...I’m literally at a loss here
Everything in the way of troubleshooting from here on requires a multimeter. And ...
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:15 pm   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
If it is the key switch can I cross a wire or two and make it start?
Absolutely! That will rule in or rule out the component. One word of warning, you need to disconnect the switch so you don't accid ...
  Topic: Honda 125 "Postie" Bike Coming to USA
jrsjr

Replies: 8
Views: 245

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:36 am   Subject: Honda 125 "Postie" Bike Coming to USA
Cycle New is tweeting that the classic Honda Postie bike is coming to the USA. It's not in the EPA database yet, but I'm pretty sure its the same motor that has been certified. Here's a pic:
  Topic: Spy Photo of Harley 338R
jrsjr

Replies: 1
Views: 79

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:28 pm   Subject: Spy Photo of Harley 338R
You read that right. That's 338R, not 883R. Made in China. Here is the spy pic.
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:44 pm   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
I finally found a GY6 (same design as Buddy) Ignition troubleshooting page I'd seen before.

[url=http://www.firenzee.com/gy6/Ignition%20Troubleshooting%20No%20Spark.pdf]Here is the link.

I just ...
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:49 pm   Subject: Re: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
Hello all,

I’m new here. I’ve got a 2008 buddy 50 and I can not get this thing started for the life of me. I have no spark. It started with a new ignition switch as The original owner lost the ...
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:20 pm   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
Since you've swapped everything in the entire ignition circuit already, the next thing I would do is make sure all the connectors are snug. Think about starting with the stator and use the table below ...
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:38 pm   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
I understand sorry for the confusion, cranking as in when trying to start the engine with the electric starter there is no change yet with anything I’ve done thus far.

Yes sir that’s correct I ...
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:24 am   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
I'm trying to be very careful here, not be a pest, but when you say it "cranks and cranks," that is a very different thing from "has no spark."

To be extremely clear, have you ...
  Topic: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 418

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:36 pm   Subject: Replaced it all, still no spark HELP!!
Troubleshooting electrical problems is difficult. At this point, since you've already replaced everything, you're going to have to go through the system logically from one end to the other until you f ...
  Topic: KTM 200 is Here!
jrsjr

Replies: 5
Views: 214

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:27 pm   Subject: KTM 200 is Here!
Not a road test, but a side by side spec comparison at the link.
The extra 7 hp and 2000 rpm sound worth the extra $1300. for the Duke.
The Duke has almost 1/3 more hp than the Lifan.
https://ww ...
  Topic: KTM 200 is Here!
jrsjr

Replies: 5
Views: 214

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:47 am   Subject: KTM 200 is Here!
My dealer has the white model that I prefer. Something like this:
  Topic: KTM 200 is Here!
jrsjr

Replies: 5
Views: 214

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:46 am   Subject: KTM 200 is Here!
My local dealer is now showing inventory on the KTM Duke 200 at $3995.

The EPA database lists power at 18 Kilowatts. That's 24 horsepower in old money.

Here's a stock pic. Vroom! Vroom!
  Topic: A quick jaunt around the 'hood
jrsjr

Replies: 10
Views: 279

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:58 am   Subject: A quick jaunt around the 'hood
I enjoyed that a lot. That's the good stuff there.
  Topic: Revenge of the Bison
jrsjr

Replies: 0
Views: 217

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:00 pm   Subject: Revenge of the Bison
The news reports I originally read clearly indicated that the woman in the bison attack had not been seriously injured. I thought she had gotten a few bumps and bruises and an amazing story to tell he ...
  Topic: Hello again!
jrsjr

Replies: 2
Views: 184

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:09 pm   Subject: Hello again!
Welcome Back, cadillaczac!

P.S. I also bounced back and forth between motorcycles and scooters. I got an old used Nazgûl (black Honda Silver Wing) and stuck with that ever since. It's the best of ...
  Topic: registering a 125cc as a 50cc
jrsjr

Replies: 42
Views: 5835

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:41 pm   Subject: registering a 125cc as a 50cc
This topic ran so long that it attracted its very own spammer. Wow!

Locked!!!
  Topic: Who remembers Alix and her 22,000 mile ride on a Buddy?
jrsjr

Replies: 5
Views: 532

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:03 am   Subject: Who remembers Alix and her 22,000 mile ride on a Buddy?
I remember I was too late to get to the sendoff, so I found a parking lot on Hull Street Road and waited and waited for Alix to ride by on the way out of town. I finally gave up and just as I left I ...
  Topic: Genuine is introducing two new scooters
jrsjr

Replies: 42
Views: 1440

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:44 am   Subject: Genuine is introducing two new scooters
Genuine Cruiser FTW!
What's that?
OMG! That is a long story. One version of the origin story is that Back in the Day, when scooter-mania roamed the earth, a certain entity, who shall remain nameless ...
  Topic: Anybody have a solid cheap surfboard diy rack for a 125?
jrsjr

Replies: 8
Views: 607

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:08 am   Subject: Re: Anybody have a solid cheap surfboard diy rack for a 125?
As the title implies....

What materials did you use? where did you mount? Drill into the plastic farings? Pictures would be super helpful. I need something stable for either a short or longboar ...
  Topic: Anybody have a solid cheap surfboard diy rack for a 125?
jrsjr

Replies: 8
Views: 607

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:00 am   Subject: Anybody have a solid cheap surfboard diy rack for a 125?
Mitch now hauls two on a 125.
Is there a third wheel under those surfboards? Don't see how it can be done otherwise.
Watch this video that shows Mitch and his friend Westley designing and fabricati ...
  Topic: Serious question here. MAXIMUM weight 100 kg? HELP
jrsjr

Replies: 3
Views: 340

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:02 pm   Subject: Serious question here. MAXIMUM weight 100 kg? HELP
I have a giant soft spot in my heart for push scooters. I think it's a shame that longboards took over the push market because a longboard will throw you down on the pavement if you hit a tiny stone, ...
  Topic: Royal Alloy
jrsjr

Replies: 47
Views: 1844

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 22, 2020 5:48 pm   Subject: Royal Alloy
Picking mine up Thursday. Very Happy
That's exciting! I can't wait to hear what you think of it.

If there's enough interest, I will think about adding a Royal Alloy forum. Right now I think everybody wou ...
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 07, 2020 12:59 am   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
... Witness the "Venture 150" which appeared in the EPA database a few years ago and which never appeared in the USA.
Earlier I mentioned that scooter that never happened. It was a 2018 mo ...
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 06, 2020 5:51 pm   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
So, these proposed models have little or nothing to do with the existing Rattler or Blur built by PGO. These appear to be 4 trims or finishes of a proposed 200 (169) scooter to be built by a Chinese m ...
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 1:28 am   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
If I may ask, which dB are you looking into, jrsjr? I look at th2 CARB list regularl, but there has been little activity since March, unsurprisingly.
Hey Syd, you're right, the CARB databases have be ...
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 1:22 am   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
I really don't understand the strategy behind misleading consumers about engine sizes. Buddy 50-125-150-170i, I get. But 200i for a 169cc? Why stop at 200 and not name it the 250 or 300? Or if you wan ...
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 6:34 pm   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
I am familiar with the Blur 220i, but not the 200i.
-Which one was in the 2021 database?
I know, right? Makes no sense. But here is the exact database entry for this vehicle straight out of the EPA ...
  Topic: New BMW Scooter Design?
jrsjr

Replies: 11
Views: 648

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 5:45 pm   Subject: New BMW Scooter Design?
Last time I poo-pooed a BMW scooter design as being total vaporware, that exact scoot appeared at dealers, like a week later. Shocked I am still picking the crow feathers out of my teeth from that o ...
  Topic: supporting your buddy while working on it
jrsjr

Replies: 7
Views: 561

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 5:21 pm   Subject: supporting your buddy while working on it
Honestly, I think I would just give [url=http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=27921]this old thread a quick read before launching into a lot of involved work.
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 4:15 am   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
I’m still kinda new here but.. would definitely consider getting one of these (if true) to have alongside my Rattler 110!
It is an interesting idea, isn't it? That category (ADV scooters) is someth ...
  Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
jrsjr

Replies: 19
Views: 1049

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 3:45 am   Subject: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
Because Covid-19 I have time to do things like peruse government databases and I happened to come across something that may interest you Rattler folks. Here is the list of Models covered by one entry ...
  Topic: Honda introduces a 150cc ADV scooter to the US market.
jrsjr

Replies: 9
Views: 834

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:31 pm   Subject: Honda introduces a 150cc ADV scooter to the US market.
Honda has got 125/150s on the brain, it seems...

[url=https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/new-bikes/honda-ct125-hunter-cub/]Click here for a link to a little article from MCN. I dunno if we get thi ...
  Topic: Honda introduces a 150cc ADV scooter to the US market.
jrsjr

Replies: 9
Views: 834

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:19 am   Subject: Re: Honda introduces a 150cc ADV scooter to the US market.
Unfortunately I was hoping for a 350+cc based on the XADV with DCT.


Did you notice that all the photos they show in the gallery say, "Non-US Model shown?" They're sending us what they s ...
  Topic: How're we all doing?
jrsjr

Replies: 33
Views: 1100

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:19 pm   Subject: How're we all doing?
Hang in there. My main scooter activity recently has been to keep this site clean of spam.
  Topic: Video of my built Roughhouse running
jrsjr

Replies: 4
Views: 839

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:34 am   Subject: Re: Video of my built Roughhouse running
Awesome! Thanks for posting that up. I hope that will inspire some folks to do their own build.
  Topic: Angry little Roughy!
jrsjr

Replies: 2
Views: 703

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:36 am   Subject: Sig Character Limit
I wondered if I could grant you a special exemption on the Sig Character limit so I poked around and discovered that the 255 character limit is hard-coded into the board software. Sorry about that, bu ...
  Topic: Stay safe everyone!
jrsjr

Replies: 11
Views: 907

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:39 am   Subject: Stay safe everyone!
...The ones I can't do are the barre cords (F?). Finger isn't strong enough, either that or the action on my guitar isn't right. I may have to play around with the neck tension to see if I can get the ...
  Topic: Police in India Enforce Quarantine
jrsjr

Replies: 3
Views: 779

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:55 pm   Subject: Police in India Enforce Quarantine
Shocked
  Topic: Dragster on the dyno
jrsjr

Replies: 10
Views: 1345

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:49 pm   Subject: Dragster on the dyno
Nothing like a properly tweaked 2-T!
  Topic: Better Bike or Just Displacement Envy?
jrsjr

Replies: 9
Views: 1471

PostForum: G400C Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:39 pm   Subject: Better Bike or Just Displacement Envy?
Here is the latest variant of this bike to be introduced by Mash UK. Meet the [url=https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/new-bikes/mash-x-ride-classic-650/]Mash X-Ride Classic 650. If they could get the ...
  Topic: 2020 EPA Certified Motorcycle List
jrsjr

Replies: 4
Views: 1833

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:25 pm   Subject: 2020 EPA Certified Motorcycle List
Somebody asked me why I hadn't posted the EPA Electric Motorcycles list, so here is the entire 2020 list:

Model Year Manufacturer Name Engine Family Name Issue Date
2020 American Lifan, Inc. LAMLC ...
  Topic: 2020 EPA Certified Motorcycle List
jrsjr

Replies: 4
Views: 1833

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:05 am   Subject: 2020 EPA Certified Motorcycle List
If I am reading it right Genuine is importing the Royal Alloy/Grand Tourer 150 under the Chicago Scooter Company, LLC name?
Shocked Good Catch, scootERIK! I didn't notice that at all. There's always ...
  Topic: 2020 EPA Certified Motorcycle List
jrsjr

Replies: 4
Views: 1833

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:16 pm   Subject: 2020 EPA Certified Motorcycle List
much longer than my list because of many duplicate records which don't differ at all in my downsized version of the list. In one case, a particular Harley-Davidson model had thirteen records! In almos ...
  Topic: Yes Virginia, there is an Electric Genuine scooter!
jrsjr

Replies: 31
Views: 2869

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:47 am   Subject: Niu Introduces Electric Motorcycle
Acording to[url=https://newatlas.com/motorcycles/niu-introduces-rqi-urban-performance-e-moto-capable-of-100-mph/] this news item on NewAtlas.com, Niu have introduced an electric motorcycle. I wonder i ...
  Topic: Vroom from the Past - 2strokebuzz
jrsjr

Replies: 2
Views: 1470

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:38 am   Subject: Re: Vroom from the Past - 2strokebuzz
Into my inbox floated a
I said "inactive," but I see that illnoise posted three times in 2019. My bad, illnoise! Drop in anytime.
  Topic: Vroom from the Past - 2strokebuzz
jrsjr

Replies: 2
Views: 1470

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:51 am   Subject: Vroom from the Past - 2strokebuzz
Into my inbox floated a [url=http://2strokebuzz.com/2020/01/20/vvv-your-wildest-dreams]missive from 2strokebuzz.

Cheers to now-inactive member, illnoise.!
  Topic: Royal Alloy GT 150 in the USA
jrsjr

Replies: 64
Views: 9042

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:53 pm   Subject: Royal Alloy GT 150 in the USA
I just watched a youtube video from "Motors for the Masses" reviewing the Royal Alloy GP300. Now that's something I could get excited about if it ever makes it here to the USA.
Have you lo ...
  Topic: Buddy 50 has died on me twice in 2 months
jrsjr

Replies: 4
Views: 1381

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:45 pm   Subject: Buddy 50 has died on me twice in 2 months
Now that the scooter has cooled down completely, can you (gently) turn the motor over via the kick-start? I ask for the following reason: If the motor won't budge, it's seized, but two-stroke motors a ...
 
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