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  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:42 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
That was what Scoot Lounge had listed, replaces the #35. I guess we will see when it shows up and I get it apart. Will post my findings.
  Topic: cost ? what did u get fixed and how much?
sc00ter

Replies: 6
Views: 187

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:24 pm   Subject: cost ? what did u get fixed and how much?
Tires wear out and or get damaged while riding, just like a car. If the muffler rusted out or got damaged find a used OEM one or get the NCY replacement that is much cheaper than the OEM. Also curious ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:45 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Delivered it this morning and went with her to the DMV. Its hers! Only thing I learned is, there is no air/fuel screw on the carb. Was told to tape off half of the intake on the carb, but it didnt rea ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:10 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Yes, she took care of (got removed!) the property tax! The big day was going to be the 5th of this month, but Bush's funeral closed down everything. So we moved the big reveal to Saturday. Last issue: ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:56 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Ok, I get it, Prima racks dont break anymore! Anyways, how do you hold the variator on a 50cc Buddy? On both of my Zuma's I use a castle not lock-down that bolts to the case. Also have good luck with ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:46 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Run a rear Prima rack with a empty trunk and find out! Did not matter if I hauled pillows, they break. First reason, none ever fit correctly. You have to force it on! Second, the metal quality is not ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:27 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Your rear rack hasn't broken yet? Im shocked! Both of my Buddy's have had the rear rack center brace break and cause the rack to flop-tearing out the front 2 mounting points! Its bad enough that every ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:28 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Last thing with Stinky Pinky. When cold, the electric starter does a quick spin that does not engage, like its stuck? Only when the scooter is warmed up does the electric start work correctly. So, I r ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:37 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Just waiting on some small parts and the future owner to settle that tax stuff. Now, my predicament:
My Burgman 200 is past its cost of ownership value. Not fixing it, just gonna run it in the ground ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:43 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Oh, and the property tax. I have NEVER received a property tax on a moped in Virginia Neither have any of my friends. The next owner of the Buddy got a property tax for $28, that is now $548, because ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:06 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
You are the best Stanza! When I went back and looked on Scooter Tuning they were no longer listed. I found a spare from a bug-eye Zuma, but your detective work is great! How come I never found back pl ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:51 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Only annoying issue found: the left control has a stripped mirror hole. Trying to find just the back of the control used that is not damaged OR new. Scooter Tuning has/had just the back half of the co ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:37 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
This thing is awesome! It does an INDICATED 45mpm. Has a bit of a bog from stopped. Transmission related, nothing dangerous, very minor. The battery took a charge but I dont think it will hold it. Im ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:20 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Turns out its a 2009. Tires are around 2 years old. Scooter has just over 1000 miles on it. Prior owner only had a 2 mile commute so thats why the miles are low. The battery is 3 years old (Xtreme bra ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:38 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
I have a larger headlight assembly hiding in the garage. Should be complete but its black. Im just buying it for someone the help them out. I wonder if I could still track down a running light kit (Vo ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:43 am   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
Its in really nice shape. Just your usual tip-over marks but no speed slides or cracked panels. Someone busted the headlight ring somehow but it comes with a whole new upper cowl (color matched pink) ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
sc00ter

Replies: 35
Views: 580

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:09 pm   Subject: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
On the cheap ($400) to help a friend out with affordable transport. She has prior riding experience and does not mind the color. Its the 06?, small headlight, ALL pink version. My question, its still ...
  Topic: Electric Ural
sc00ter

Replies: 7
Views: 191

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:14 am   Subject: Electric Ural
I would love the sidecar! URAL is getting with the times! Cool concept!
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
sc00ter

Replies: 166
Views: 9895

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:08 pm   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
Have not started motor and missing pedals!? Odds are its got a locked up motor. What a clown, $1500 and it dont run!
  Topic: Genuine G400C
sc00ter

Replies: 477
Views: 49571

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:39 pm   Subject: Genuine G400C
I thought they offered an "optional" electric starter for the SR400? I remember kick starting my Buddy 125 when the battery was dead and I hated that! A 125cc kicking my foots butt!
  Topic: 70 - 90cc EFI Scooter Under 200 lbs?
sc00ter

Replies: 6
Views: 206

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:27 am   Subject: 70 - 90cc EFI Scooter Under 200 lbs?
Around here the trend was to put a 125cc Zuma motor on a Honda Ruckus. Do a bbk kit on the Zuma motor and those things get silly fast, and are also very reliable. Light, low and quick all with EFI. No ...
  Topic: small passengers
sc00ter

Replies: 8
Views: 505

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:27 am   Subject: small passengers
As long as the passenger can touch the floor or pegs (I have the passenger flip out pegs from my old Buddy still) all is good. Let me make one suggestion-look into a Grip N Ride belt. My wife will not ...
  Topic: What to Expect When Selling My Kick
sc00ter

Replies: 11
Views: 491

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:41 am   Subject: What to Expect When Selling My Kick
After dealing with flakers, low-ballers, weirdo's, etc. I started donating my scooters to a charity and taking the tax break. Not saying that C-List or Offer does not work, but I just dont care to dea ...
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
sc00ter

Replies: 166
Views: 9895

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:27 am   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
And I like the "I put X amount of money into it!". Good for them. Worse if it doesn't run! Just shows they don't know what their doing.
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
sc00ter

Replies: 166
Views: 9895

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:25 am   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
Aprilia SR's must be worth a fortune! We have someone on the Norfolk C-List (wish I knew how to post links) asking $3400 for a SR! This one runs, unlike this dead one Point found, but still to much mo ...
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
sc00ter

Replies: 166
Views: 9895

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:52 am   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
Strange, as I see the smaller (500 and 750) Harley's on a regular basis out in the wild. We also have 2 750's and a 500 at my job. Not bad looking bikes at all in person.
  Topic: Upgrade debate - Hooligan or PCX 150
sc00ter

Replies: 18
Views: 551

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:43 pm   Subject: Upgrade debate - Hooligan or PCX 150
A friend has a PCX (older model-forgot year) and aside from painting it an ugly blue color, it's been bullet proof. He has a GIVI windshield and a pretty good sized GIVI trunk. Has never had a mountin ...
  Topic: Upgrade debate - Hooligan or PCX 150
sc00ter

Replies: 18
Views: 551

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:37 pm   Subject: Upgrade debate - Hooligan or PCX 150
Have you sat on both? Do you use the flat floor on the RH? Are quality accessories (windshield, rear rack) important to you? I know a few people have had the rear rack break mounts on the Hooligan. Sa ...
  Topic: FYI DELLORTODIRECT . COM THIEVES
sc00ter

Replies: 5
Views: 456

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:03 am   Subject: FYI DELLORTODIRECT . COM THIEVES
Order what you need thru Treatland mopeds website. We placed a HUGE order several years back with DellortoDirect and got everything we ordered, then we started hearing bad things. I guess they thought ...
  Topic: 50 project.
sc00ter

Replies: 5
Views: 339

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:33 am   Subject: 50 project.
Wow, theres one on our local C-List for cheap also. "No title". Wonder if they will include a bill of sale? Anyways, 2 strokes are great introductions to how engines operate!!
  Topic: Constant carburetor issues
sc00ter

Replies: 6
Views: 340

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:58 am   Subject: Constant carburetor issues
My 98 Zuma 50cc will sit for up to 5 weeks without being started or anything and it always starts with no issues. I suspect something is either out of adjustment or there is some "trash" in ...
  Topic: Buddy beginner break-in blues
sc00ter

Replies: 16
Views: 538

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:41 pm   Subject: Buddy beginner break-in blues
I use Yamalube for 2-strokes. Most places that sell Yamaha motorized products sell it. Motorcycle and motorboat, so its easy to find. Safe for injector systems (your Buddy 50) and pre-mix. The injecto ...
  Topic: Riding in the Rain
sc00ter

Replies: 22
Views: 951

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:52 pm   Subject: Riding in the Rain
I got pounded down on so bad last night that I hid under a bank drive thru until it slowed down! I was going to take the interstate but ended up taking the surface streets. Only takes an extra 10 minu ...
  Topic: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
sc00ter

Replies: 6
Views: 397

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:12 am   Subject: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
I was tempted to look at that Burgman 650 Erik but the wife has zero confidence in my Burgman 200 so that was a no-go. We ended up finding a used Silver Wing. 2007, 23,000 miles, clean w/service recor ...
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
sc00ter

Replies: 166
Views: 9895

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:51 pm   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
That Dragster is super cool!
  Topic: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
sc00ter

Replies: 6
Views: 397

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:56 pm   Subject: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
I like the Miata's, she's still interested in a trike. We are going to look at a 07 Silver Wing this Saturday. Also found a 09 Swing at a dealership, but wanna make sure its on the floor before drivin ...
  Topic: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
sc00ter

Replies: 6
Views: 397

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:50 pm   Subject: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
Funny you say that dass! The guy who purchased the last of my Minerelli horizontal stuff just picked a 1st gen Miata up. My wife was intrigued, but this one was a manual-she cant (and wont) learn. I f ...
  Topic: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
sc00ter

Replies: 6
Views: 397

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:51 pm   Subject: Adventures in trike shopping. NBR
Some of you may remember my Tow-Crap kit on a Buddy 125 adventures. My wife wants to ride again. I went to look at a MINT Silver Wing/ Motor Trike kit in Troy, Ohio 2 weeks ago. Wife did not go. Get t ...
  Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
sc00ter

Replies: 38
Views: 1082

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:06 pm   Subject: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
That is one sexy ride! Congrats and dont get caught doing what I get away with!
  Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
sc00ter

Replies: 38
Views: 1082

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:33 pm   Subject: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
I really like the Silver Wing but get reminded why I dont own one every time I go screaming into a corner. That single yoke on the front does nothing for stability at speed! Weave and wobble and cause ...
  Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
sc00ter

Replies: 38
Views: 1082

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:41 am   Subject: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
Yes and no Dooglas. I had my isolated incident with the Genuine dealership (Buddy 125 carb issue) and yes, they offered to make it right, but Im done with them. Now we have a Genuine dealer close to ...
  Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
sc00ter

Replies: 38
Views: 1082

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:05 am   Subject: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
If it makes you feel better.... So I go and look at a Honda Silver Wing/Motor Trike conversion for my wife. I drove from Norfolk, VA to north of Dayton, OH. I leave on a Thursday to look at it on Frid ...
  Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
sc00ter

Replies: 38
Views: 1082

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:19 pm   Subject: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
I have always heard bad things about the early Likes from KYMCO, but I believe the new ones are are completely redesigned/different factory. The only thing I have heard about the S-Max is its a tight ...
  Topic: Can anyone identify muffler sound?
sc00ter

Replies: 7
Views: 416

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:25 pm   Subject: Can anyone identify muffler sound?
My speakers must be bad as it sounded normal to me. Now, if you think you hear a "sound" thats not normal, and everything seems correct, the inner baffle could be broken loose on the inside ...
  Topic: Honda Super Cub and Monkeybike Coming to USA!
sc00ter

Replies: 18
Views: 931

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:04 pm   Subject: Honda Super Cub and Monkeybike Coming to USA!
I may have made more of a effort to go to the Crawl this year if I knew the new Honda's were gonna be there. We also had AmeriVespa here also. I dont relly care for vintage scooters so I passed on Ame ...
  Topic: Honda Super Cub and Monkeybike Coming to USA!
sc00ter

Replies: 18
Views: 931

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:41 am   Subject: Honda Super Cub and Monkeybike Coming to USA!
That Super Cub is kinda cool!
  Topic: Yamaha C3 Purchase
sc00ter

Replies: 9
Views: 482

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:10 am   Subject: Yamaha C3 Purchase
C3's are cool! Congrats!
  Topic: My little buddy will not start
sc00ter

Replies: 7
Views: 481

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:09 am   Subject: My little buddy will not start
I highly doubt its compression related but you can borrow a compression gauge from a better auto store for free. They (compression gauges) can be leaky turds , so if you need to use it take multiple r ...
  Topic: My little buddy will not start
sc00ter

Replies: 7
Views: 481

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:35 pm   Subject: My little buddy will not start
A friend has a Hyosung Sense 50cc. He's riding one day and hits a bump and the scoot starts running funny. Instead if looking into it when he got home, he continued to ride it. Started to loose power ...
  Topic: $1995, 229.5cc, CARB Certified, 273 lbs, 4 GAL, 17"
sc00ter

Replies: 21
Views: 979

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:59 pm   Subject: $1995, 229.5cc, CARB Certified, 273 lbs, 4 GAL, 17"
Honda Nighthawk. Always reliable and you can get a used one cheaper then one of these China bikes new. This coming from someone who has owned a China Helix clone scooter before.
 
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