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  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:38 am   Subject: Update
So I was (am) convinced that the most recent issues I have been having are related to the stator. I was about to pull the trigger and purchase an entire performance upgrade package. I called Scooter ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:44 am   Subject: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
I would check the condition of the spark when cold. Then check it once it will no longer start and run. It sounds like a bad stator, ignition pickup, coil or cdi.
And, just to clarify, because thi ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:05 am   Subject: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
I would check the condition of the spark when cold. Then check it once it will no longer start and run. It sounds like a bad stator, ignition pickup, coil or cdi.

Yep, I'm thinking this may be ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:28 am   Subject: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
The scoot was basically free so I grew tired of running down a rabbit hole. Just dropped $300 for a new "Buddy" 125 carb and auto-choke. I wanted to know that these were not the problem. ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:27 pm   Subject: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
The scoot was basically free so I grew tired of running down a rabbit hole. Just dropped $300 for a new "Buddy" 125 carb and auto-choke. I wanted to know that these were not the problem. ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:23 am   Subject: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
Are you sure the diaphragm is completely seated?
Diaphram looks to be in like new condition and I am pretty careful about putting it back together. I've got both a 1976 BMW R90/6 and a 1973 BMWR60/5 ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:35 am   Subject: What gives???
So I've put in a new "fuel petcock" and a new fuel filter. Pulled the carb AGAIN and cleaned all ports, jets etc. The scoot will start but then idle rough or just die. It will start up ag ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:44 pm   Subject: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
Thanks for the replies and suggestions. Learning as I go. I have a garage full of motorcycles. Everything from 70's era vintage Jap two strokes, to modern custom choppers. Each model seems to have ...
  Topic: New 2 me, 2007 Buddy 125 ran great now ka-put!
slupcho

Replies: 2
Views: 655

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:21 pm   Subject: Fixed maybe????
So I think that the fuel pump may actually be the culprit. Did not realize that these little bikes use fuel pumps.

I've got a new one ordered regardless. I think that after 11 years it is most lik ...
  Topic: New 2 me, 2007 Buddy 125 ran great now ka-put!
slupcho

Replies: 2
Views: 655

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:16 pm   Subject: New 2 me, 2007 Buddy 125 ran great now ka-put!
I acquired a 2007 Buddy 125 from a friend. Traded for a helmet I was not using. He had it for his daughter that is away at college. The bike has not run since 2013. I replaced the battery, pulled the ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:16 pm   Subject: Fuel pump?
So I think that the fuel pump may actually be the culprit. Did not realize that these little bikes use fule pumps.

I've got a new one ordered regardless. I think that after 11 years it is most l ...
  Topic: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
slupcho

Replies: 31
Views: 3276

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:57 pm   Subject: New to me 2007 Buddy 125, rebuilt carb, ran great now nothin
I acquired a 2007 Buddy 125 from a friend. Traded for a helmet I was not using. He had it for his daughter that is away at college. The bike has not run since 2013. I replaced the battery, pulled t ...
 
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