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  Topic: Looking for the Stella Emblem
smillerlou

Replies: 7
Views: 518

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu May 09, 2019 5:46 pm   Subject: Looking for the Stella Emblem
I've had good luck with 3M Plastic Emblem & Trim Adhesive, which is fairly cheap at the auto parts store.

Thanks!
  Topic: How to Remove Air Filter
smillerlou

Replies: 4
Views: 498

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 5:43 pm   Subject: How to Remove Air Filter
Is this the bolt I have to take out in order to move the engine to get to the 4th screw? Will I be able to put the screw back in by myself or do you have to have another person there to help me line ...
  Topic: Looking for the Stella Emblem
smillerlou

Replies: 7
Views: 518

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 5:19 pm   Subject: Looking for the Stella Emblem
https://www.scooterwest.com/stella-badge-emblem-front.html

I ordered it here but it is on back order. 3D printing is a great idea.

Anyone know what kind of adhesive to use to attach it? I thoug ...
  Topic: How to Remove Air Filter
smillerlou

Replies: 4
Views: 498

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 2:19 pm   Subject: How to Remove Air Filter
Hi,
I'm having a problem removing the air filter cover so I can clean my air filter. I have a Stella 4T 2012. The 4th screw is behind a metal bar so I can't get at it with a screw driver. I saw th ...
  Topic: Looking for the Stella Emblem
smillerlou

Replies: 7
Views: 518

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 2:16 pm   Subject: Looking for the Stella Emblem
haha not a bad idea
  Topic: Looking for the Stella Emblem
smillerlou

Replies: 7
Views: 518

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:32 pm   Subject: Looking for the Stella Emblem
nevermind I found it.
  Topic: Looking for the Stella Emblem
smillerlou

Replies: 7
Views: 518

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:15 pm   Subject: Looking for the Stella Emblem
Hi,
Two of the emblems on my Stella have broken in half. Any know if it is possible to buy replacements?

Thanks!
  Topic: Stella 4T 2012 Lost Keys
smillerlou

Replies: 2
Views: 749

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:07 pm   Subject: Stella 4T 2012 Lost Keys
Hi everyone,
I seemed to have lost my last key for my Stella 4T. Is this all I need to buy to replace the ignition?

https://www.scooterworks.com/Switch-Ignition-8-Pole-US-Market-P-Series-P2740.as ...
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:19 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
I was gonna say.. the plug on the left looks like a 2 t plug.
Did the smaller size of your stella spanner wrench fit that plug that you pulled out? If so, did then wrench go down the plug hole ok?
T ...
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:35 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
Thanks Johnny O. I bought the NGK-B7ES because that is what scooterworks said was compatible with the Stella on their website. Must be a different model than mine. I appreciate your help:)

yeah ...
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:31 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
Thanks Johnny O. I bought the NGK-B7ES because that is what scooterworks said was compatible with the Stella on their website. Must be a different model than mine. I appreciate your help:)
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:54 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
Ok I took off the plastic fan cover and now I'm more confused than I was before.

After getting the cover off I tried to use the tool that came with the Stella 4T, but it was way too big for the spa ...
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 2:20 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
Yes you do need to take the fan shroud (side cover) off. Its just the 2 screws and 4 8mm bolts. Comes off easy and goes back on easy. The chrome cover on the bottom right will also come off, when you ...
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:53 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
Is it a bad idea to just make the hole bigger with a knife? Why would the manual not say anything about this
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:08 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
Before I take off the cover I want to make sure I'm doing it right. Do I unscrew all these screws just to get the cover off?
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:40 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
So weird there is no mention of having to remove the plastic cover in the manual to take out the spark plug. Even the videos I've watched they don't remove anything. I know as soon as I get the cover ...
  Topic: Replace Spark Plug
smillerlou

Replies: 17
Views: 2373

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:50 pm   Subject: Replace Spark Plug
Hi,
I'm trying to replace the spark plug on my 2012 4T stella for the first time and I'm having issues. I disconnected the HT Lead cable, but I can't get the Box Spanner through the hole to get to t ...
  Topic: Harder to Start in Cold Weather
smillerlou

Replies: 3
Views: 1182

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:11 pm   Subject: Harder to Start in Cold Weather
thanks I'll give that a try!
  Topic: Harder to Start in Cold Weather
smillerlou

Replies: 3
Views: 1182

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:30 pm   Subject: Harder to Start in Cold Weather
Hi Everyone,
Just wanted to see what you guys think might be a good way to get my scooter to start easier in cooler temperatures. The first 1-2 seasons I had my 2012 Stella 4T, it would start right ...
  Topic: More Carburetor Issues?
smillerlou

Replies: 5
Views: 3179

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:33 am   Subject: More Carburetor Issues?
thanks for the tip avescoots1134. I never had to use the choke either until this summer. I got it last summer. I'll take it in and have them do that.
  Topic: More Carburetor Issues?
smillerlou

Replies: 5
Views: 3179

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:35 pm   Subject: More Carburetor Issues?
@az_slynch: I sometimes use it, but it doesn't really seem to help much. Should I always use the choke and if so how long should I have it out for? I've never had to use the clutch before this summer ...
  Topic: More Carburetor Issues?
smillerlou

Replies: 5
Views: 3179

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2014 9:29 pm   Subject: More Carburetor Issues?
I know I've posted about this before, but I'm still having problems with my scooter sputtering especially when I first start riding it. I've taken it to Scooter Works (in Chicago) and also another me ...
  Topic: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
smillerlou

Replies: 22
Views: 6556

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:59 pm   Subject: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
So I ended up taking the my stella to another motorcycle mechanic and it has never run this good ever. He said the carburetor and air filter were super dirty. The spark plug was also a mess. I'm so ...
  Topic: I got 99 problems and a 6 inch curb is one.
smillerlou

Replies: 11
Views: 1330

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:02 am   Subject: I got 99 problems and a 6 inch curb is one.
depends on what kind of wood you are using Razz
  Topic: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
smillerlou

Replies: 22
Views: 6556

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:03 pm   Subject: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
I checked it out again and it looks like I put the throttle valve in the wrong way. I turned it 180 degrees and tightened it down. The throttle cable seems a lot more secure and definitely has the t ...
  Topic: I got 99 problems and a 6 inch curb is one.
smillerlou

Replies: 11
Views: 1330

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:54 pm   Subject: I got 99 problems and a 6 inch curb is one.
We use one of these at work to push a cart up 2-3 stairs. It can hold like 300lbs I think

http://tinyurl.com/k6ln2ke
  Topic: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
smillerlou

Replies: 22
Views: 6556

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:19 pm   Subject: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
Ok, so let me show you with a video on what's going on.

https://vimeo.com/102048394

1. I think I messed something up originally when I started to unscrew the cable adjuster. I'm not even sure wh ...
  Topic: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
smillerlou

Replies: 22
Views: 6556

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:45 pm   Subject: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
ok so I'm pretty frustrated. So I first started unscrewing something that was right above on the cable where I should have been unscrewing. Realizing that I wasn't sure what I was doing I screwed it ...
  Topic: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
smillerlou

Replies: 22
Views: 6556

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:59 pm   Subject: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
Ok I think I can handle this:) So basically I'm looking to see if that washer looking part moved to another notch on the needle?

mister brackets: it seems to be ok when I'm accelerating (not all ...
  Topic: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
smillerlou

Replies: 22
Views: 6556

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:51 pm   Subject: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
thanks guys I'm going to see what I can do this weekend. I just wish I knew what I was doing Razz
  Topic: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
smillerlou

Replies: 22
Views: 6556

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:48 pm   Subject: Scooter is sputtering and it's getting worse
About a month ago I noticed that my scooter (2012 4Stroke Stella) would start sputtering as I was riding. It was mainly when I first started riding and then after it warmed up it seemed to get better ...
  Topic: Stand for maintenance/changing flat. What do you think?
smillerlou

Replies: 9
Views: 1837

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:35 pm   Subject: Stand for maintenance/changing flat. What do you think?
For the people that use 2x4's as a stand, how do you get the scooter on it? Does it take 2 people? 1 to lift the scooter and the other to place the 2x4 underneath? How would you do this if you are o ...
  Topic: Problems with Clutch Cable
smillerlou

Replies: 15
Views: 2429

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:32 pm   Subject: Problems with Clutch Cable
update

I replaced the clutch cable which wasn't as easy as I thought it would be. The cable started to fray as soon as I used the fourth hand tool. I think I was doing something wrong(I'm going t ...
  Topic: Problems with Clutch Cable
smillerlou

Replies: 15
Views: 2429

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:20 pm   Subject: Problems with Clutch Cable
so I ordered them from scooter works (part# 153198). I called before hand and yes they do come with the crush bushings. Thanks for all your help!
  Topic: Problems with Clutch Cable
smillerlou

Replies: 15
Views: 2429

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 10:43 pm   Subject: Problems with Clutch Cable
fisher1, thanks for the info on the pinch bolt. I took it off and managed to lose the small brass crush bushing just like you said. So I found a new pinch bolt here http://www.scooterworks.com/pinch ...
  Topic: Problems with Clutch Cable
smillerlou

Replies: 15
Views: 2429

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 1:15 am   Subject: Problems with Clutch Cable
so yeah I just checked the cable and it's hanging by 2 little threads. I'm going to have to replace the cable.

Anyone have any suggestions on raising up a scooter in a garage if you don't have a ...
  Topic: Caught in a snowstorm - or - "that will buff right out&
smillerlou

Replies: 11
Views: 1492

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:53 pm   Subject: Caught in a snowstorm - or - "that will buff right out&
haha great story! that happened to me once going about 2 miles an hour on a wet street. I don't use my front brakes at all anymore when it is wet or slick.
  Topic: Problems with Clutch Cable
smillerlou

Replies: 15
Views: 2429

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:23 pm   Subject: Problems with Clutch Cable
it kind of sounded like they were inferring I was doing something to "abuse" the cable. Not a big deal. It's a good idea for me to figure out how to do basic maintenance for myself anyways ...
  Topic: Problems with Clutch Cable
smillerlou

Replies: 15
Views: 2429

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:55 pm   Subject: Problems with Clutch Cable
Hi Everyone,
I have a Stella 4T 2012 which I got in May of this year. about 2 months ago I was having issues shifting gears (at around 1400 miles). I took it to scooterworks and they said the clutc ...
  Topic: Mapping out a long trip
smillerlou

Replies: 20
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:16 pm   Subject: Mapping out a long trip
cool thanks for the tips!
  Topic: Mapping out a long trip
smillerlou

Replies: 20
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:49 pm   Subject: Mapping out a long trip
Hi everyone,
Do you guys have any suggestions on how to map out a good route when taking a long trip. I'm thinking about going from Chicago to Louisville. Obviously I can't take the highway so I'm ...
 
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