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  Topic: Bike Leans To The Left
mikeyb

Replies: 18
Views: 2217

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:38 pm   Subject: Bike Leans To The Left
OK, so I will ask the question. How do I stop leaning? Is it my seating position? I thought I was seated in the center. My feet are positioned equally on either side right where they should be?
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  Topic: Bike Leans To The Left
mikeyb

Replies: 18
Views: 2217

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:20 pm   Subject: Bike Leans To The Left
I haven't noticed any changes in handling and I can't say I ever consciously noticed leaning until it was pointed out to me by a fellow rider. I can tell that the weight of the motor influences corne ...
  Topic: Bike Leans To The Left
mikeyb

Replies: 18
Views: 2217

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:43 pm   Subject: Bike Leans To The Left
No kidding, my 4T seems to lean to the left while I drive straight. Could this be an alignment issue? Has anyone else seen or heard of this with the stella? Bike has been babied and never been drop ...
  Topic: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 22
Views: 2913

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:35 am   Subject: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
Not to argue with anyone but I am still trying to understand what a "disc inside the pinch bolt" is? BuddyRaton said:

If you don't put the disc inside the pinch bolt you will keep breaki ...
  Topic: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 22
Views: 2913

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:14 pm   Subject: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
does anyone have an exploded view of the assembly (from the manual). I don't see a spacer like the brass looking one in the picture. I don't remember an insert inside the pincher either???

My cab ...
  Topic: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 22
Views: 2913

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:00 am   Subject: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
Thanks for the replies David. I contacted Scooterwest and asked them if they had any higher quality cables than the stock cable for the stella. The parts guy gave me the impression that the cable qu ...
  Topic: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 22
Views: 2913

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 3:20 pm   Subject: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
Is there such a thing as a solid inner cable for the Stella?
  Topic: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 22
Views: 2913

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:10 pm   Subject: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
Yes, I do plan on putting some sort of sick plastic guard at the pressure point and taping that in place on the cable. What's really interesting is the exit point from the chassis on the underside ba ...
  Topic: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 22
Views: 2913

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:26 am   Subject: Vibration - Chassis Cause Clutch Cable Failure
So, I spent several minutes looking through the very interesting thread about clutch cable failures here:
http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=21703
and found that nobody had mentioned ...
  Topic: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 1803

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:35 pm   Subject: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
Thanks for the feedback and suggestions guys. Just an update. My scoot is still in warranty (6 months left) so the dealer did the work. I have a pic of the Stella broken inner lever arm and it is b ...
  Topic: 4T Motor Opened Up & Running (video)
mikeyb

Replies: 1
Views: 946

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:06 am   Subject: 4T Motor Opened Up & Running (video)
Interesting video of an open 4T motor running........ Notice the oil.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8Os1iv05-o

  Topic: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 1803

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:44 pm   Subject: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
Sorry, I mispoke. I said:
Meaning that when you pull in the clutch, the first little bit of pull won't engage yet?

When I should have said, when you pull in the clutch, the first little bit of p ...
  Topic: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 1803

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:49 am   Subject: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
Thanks for the comments Rob. My cable is in good order with no signs of stress or wear, just the broken lever that pushes down on the brass plunger. So, when adjusting the cable, should there be a l ...
  Topic: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 1803

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:08 am   Subject: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
Maximus53, interesting concept about the cable being too tight? I would have thought it might have been more about the springs in the clutch being too heavy or the lever arm being too weak....... H ...
  Topic: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 1803

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:41 am   Subject: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
Talked with Genuine Scooters Tech guys and they are saying this is a very strong part and does not break often? ...... It is under warranty but if this is a part that breaks all the time then I woul ...
  Topic: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 1803

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:20 pm   Subject: Stella Inner Lever Arm Failure
Clutch Inner Lever Arm Issues

I have a 2012 stella 4T. My clutch failed last week and I thought I had a broken clutch cable. After inspecting the cable I discovered that it is in good order, no fra ...
  Topic: stella 4T strange buzzing/rattling noise
mikeyb

Replies: 23
Views: 3563

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:54 am   Subject: stella 4T strange buzzing/rattling noise
OK, I tracked down one of the rattles. I have cowl crash bars installed and one of the front bolts was loose. I still have a rattle and I will check all of my nuts and bolts over the entire bike. :w ...
  Topic: Stella 4T Service Station Manuals Are Now Available
mikeyb

Replies: 4
Views: 1508

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:39 pm   Subject: Stella 4T Service Station Manuals Are Now Available
I asked this question a year ago and the guys over on the LML forum were on the search for a shop manual (haynes type) for the Stella 4T. I happen to call the guys at Scooterworks last week regarding ...
  Topic: Fuel Sending Unit Leaking
mikeyb

Replies: 2
Views: 1351

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat May 05, 2012 2:28 am   Subject: Fuel Sending Unit Leaking
Thanks for the suggestions for the other sites. I did resolve the leak by going to the auto supply store and buying some "Seal All" adhesive designed for fuel lines, tanks and gaskets. I a ...
  Topic: Fuel Sending Unit Leaking
mikeyb

Replies: 2
Views: 1351

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu May 03, 2012 5:20 pm   Subject: Fuel Sending Unit Leaking
My 2012 Stella had a bad fuel sending unit shortly after purchase and the dealer put a new one on. After several tanks of gas and several hundred miles of travel the unit is just now leaking around t ...
  Topic: to windshield or not to windshield?
mikeyb

Replies: 42
Views: 8384

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:06 am   Subject: to windshield or not to windshield?
Just a follow-up for those who are looking at various windshields for their Stella 4T. I tried several different ways to position the mirrors so they would not interfere. The short story is that win ...
  Topic: to windshield or not to windshield?
mikeyb

Replies: 42
Views: 8384

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:31 am   Subject: to windshield or not to windshield?
So, Has anyone installed the faco mid windscreen sold by scooterwest.com? It is the one Eric showed at the beginning of this thread?

This one:

http://www.scooterwest.com/item_details/PX-Mid-Siz ...
  Topic: Stella License Plate Mounts
mikeyb

Replies: 14
Views: 2002

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:11 am   Subject: Stella License Plate Mounts
I Just purchased my Creme Stella 4T and was wondering about the two different mounting holes for the rear license plate. I have included a picture that shows the back of the scoot with the plate moun ...
  Topic: LifeStyle City Helmet from LML Italia?
mikeyb

Replies: 7
Views: 2332

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:44 pm   Subject: LifeStyle City Helmet from LML Italia?
I was looking for a helmet and came across the LML brand on the LML Italia website here:
http://www.lmlitalia.com/moduli/lifestyle/index.php?lang=en&idArea=1&idCat=1

I didn't know LML made ...
  Topic: anyone got a flag spare tire cover?
mikeyb

Replies: 22
Views: 2999

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:38 pm   Subject: anyone got a flag spare tire cover?
Alright, rather than start a new thread I thought I would append to this one since the topic is really close. The plastic tire cover is ugly and I am considering changing the color from the nasty gra ...
  Topic: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 2426

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:08 am   Subject: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
Great info Dave.... Thank you. So there is no drilling needed for either front bumper or the cowl protector?

Thanks again,

Mike
  Topic: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 2426

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:49 pm   Subject: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
Actually I did see your post and was surprised with the problems. Based on the other comments it sounds like you were sent the wrong mounting bracket or something. The majority of the reports seem t ...
  Topic: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 2426

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:28 pm   Subject: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
Ahh, I see the install instruction on the scooterworks page for the cowl protectors. Here is the picture of the instructions. Looks pretty straight forward. I would still like to see some shots at ...
  Topic: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 2426

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:22 pm   Subject: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
Great information and...... plainly stated..... thank you. I have been looking at the genuine brand sold by scooterworks. These are the ones that they claim are their best sellers. I see the front ...
  Topic: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
mikeyb

Replies: 10
Views: 2426

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:02 pm   Subject: Cowl Protector/Chrome Bumpers and Flat Tires
I love the look of the cowl protectors but I am curious how these will influence changing a flat tire? The cowl rotates up and also outward to remove the pin that hold the back of the cowl in place.. ...
 
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