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  Topic: 2 cycle oil , is this good ?
tbswope

Replies: 6
Views: 174

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:31 pm   Subject: 2 cycle oil , is this good ?
All I have used in mine after what the dealer put in is the Lucas that your link shows. Mine is a 2014 and I am original owner. I will say that at start up scooter will smoke for a period until it is ...
  Topic: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
tbswope

Replies: 15
Views: 1830

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:24 pm   Subject: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
New pads are on, I've never wanted to throw something across my garage so bad in my entire life.
  Topic: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
tbswope

Replies: 15
Views: 1830

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:33 pm   Subject: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
Do you ride with the brakes slightly on? Just thinking...
Only touch the levers when I intend on stopping or see something that I might need to stop quick (ie. a car flying up to a stop sign and it ...
  Topic: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
tbswope

Replies: 15
Views: 1830

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:28 pm   Subject: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
Never noticed any major issues until right now. I would say in the last 100 miles or so the front brake would kinda of chirp while riding. Start off slow and increase while I accelerated but would go ...
  Topic: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
tbswope

Replies: 15
Views: 1830

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:47 pm   Subject: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
You're replacing pads at 1,500 miles?
That's correct. It does seem premature even for aggressive riding but I did adjust my back brake tension not to long ago because I tested stopping with just it a ...
  Topic: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
tbswope

Replies: 15
Views: 1830

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:58 pm   Subject: Anyone replaced their front disk pads? What mileage?
Heard a bad grinding noise from front brakes. Jumped on here to search for answers and found this. I have 1500 miles and pulled caliper off to find paper thin pad left. Must be heavy on the front even ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:49 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
Sorry for the delay, got busy and didn't get time to update. First things, all mph are by roughhouse speedo and the tach is slow to react and all rpm readings are just an average of where it spent the ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:10 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
Was just dropping in to say my personal findings were on a stock bike 5.5 -5.75 gr rollers or 6-6.5 gram sliders. I prefer the yellow clutch springs. I wouldn't do much other than that. The nex ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:34 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
I've swapped out rollers 3 times this evening. I managed to rip the gasket on the cover in half and break a fin off the backside of the pulley. I've also managed to raise RPM and acceleration without ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:56 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
Following because I have the exact same plan as you - get a tach and then tune the rollers for maximum efficiency. I have the NCY super tranny on mine, and was very disappointed to see that my max sp ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:26 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
I installed the tachometer and have been riding around for the last week. What I have noticed is on wide open throttle I am running around 7250 RPM's. My original thoughts were that I was low on rpm a ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:37 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
Before you spend all that money and time, start with installing some 7.5G rollers (not sliders). Size should be 16x13 if I remember right. Stock weight is 8.5G.

If you decide you still want more, ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:25 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
I installed the NCY kit - regretted it because it seems slower than before and has no re-acceleration. It is not a plug and play - you will need to play around with the rollers and pulleys to get it ...
  Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
tbswope

Replies: 14
Views: 1180

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:36 pm   Subject: Looking into transmission tuning
I have a 2014 completely stock Roughhouse that has been derestricted. I have been looking into tuning the transmission to get a bit quicker acceleration and smooth out the initial take off. I assume a ...
  Topic: 4 day Roughhouse 50cc ride.
tbswope

Replies: 2
Views: 1108

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:49 pm   Subject: 4 day Roughhouse 50cc ride.
Great story, sounds like a blast.
  Topic: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
tbswope

Replies: 16
Views: 4069

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:24 pm   Subject: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
My PGO PMX Naked, which is the same as the Rattler has done this from new as well. Has anyone been able to fix this by removing the starter and sanding or filing to improve the engagement? I've got ...
  Topic: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
tbswope

Replies: 16
Views: 4069

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2015 2:20 pm   Subject: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
All genuine 50cc's do this. It is normal and gets better as the breaks in. The idler gear gets slung into position by centripetal force. Sometimes the first push doesn't break the sticktion. I am surp ...
  Topic: Oil leaking from spark plug
tbswope

Replies: 4
Views: 1720

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:51 pm   Subject: Oil leaking from spark plug
Thanks for the reply, I replaced the plug and am keeping an eye on it. As for oil leaking out should I have concern that there is enough oil in my piston that it is leaking out or is that pretty much ...
  Topic: Oil leaking from spark plug
tbswope

Replies: 4
Views: 1720

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:47 am   Subject: Oil leaking from spark plug
I noticed a small amount of oil on my rear brake line and traced it to my spark plug. The plug was snug but not overly tight and I checked it this spring and it looked great. Now, not so much. I adjus ...
  Topic: 2015 rough house-fan?
tbswope

Replies: 6
Views: 1675

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:19 am   Subject: 2015 rough house-fan?
I believe that is for stop and low speed, otherwise natural air flow at normal speeds is the main way of cooling. The scoops on each side of the headlight and behind the front tire force air across t ...
  Topic: 2015 rough house-fan?
tbswope

Replies: 6
Views: 1675

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:42 pm   Subject: 2015 rough house-fan?
The first picture showing a black circle with three screws is where the fan blade is located and air enters, the last picture is where the air exits.
  Topic: 2015 Roughhouse rear shock
tbswope

Replies: 21
Views: 4239

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:31 pm   Subject: 2015 Roughhouse rear shock
After reading this I had to go look at my shock. I have 3 "steps" or settings and was in the middle. I used a screwdriver in the tube to turn counter clockwise and am now on the lightest se ...
  Topic: New RH Owner w/ some quick questions
tbswope

Replies: 20
Views: 2972

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:59 pm   Subject: New RH Owner w/ some quick questions
It's my first scooter to. I've found the headlights suck! Lucky for me DC has so many street lights I can still see great.

Make sure you adjust your headlight with you sitting on the scooter. I k ...
  Topic: Roughhouse died on me
tbswope

Replies: 19
Views: 2843

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:26 pm   Subject: Roughhouse died on me
I honestly am not sure of miles per quart on the 2T oil. I have been digging around on here trying to figure something out and have seen 500 miles to 1000 miles listed. Maybe some folks with a couple ...
  Topic: 725 miles. 3 days. Roughhouse.
tbswope

Replies: 21
Views: 3109

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:52 am   Subject: 725 miles. 3 days. Roughhouse.
This is so awesome!!! You put the same number of miles in three days that took me a year to achieve. After seeing this for the first time I ventured out further than I ever have and did a 35 mile rid ...
  Topic: Roughhouse died on me
tbswope

Replies: 19
Views: 2843

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:31 am   Subject: Re: an update on my situation
Napa store near me sells Lucas semi-synthetic 2 cycle oil (predominately blue and red lable). On its bottle it says " suitable for use in air-cooled engines. Designed for any oil injection sys ...
  Topic: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
tbswope

Replies: 16
Views: 4069

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:31 pm   Subject: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
I finally got around to taking my scooter in for this and it was taken care of under warranty. The paper work I got from the dealer says part is idler gear starter drive and labor description is repla ...
  Topic: First Gear Oil Change
tbswope

Replies: 3
Views: 1391

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 10:45 pm   Subject: First Gear Oil Change
I can't seem to get a picture to upload here is a link sorry.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/132571197@N02/shares/z05C6S
  Topic: First Gear Oil Change
tbswope

Replies: 3
Views: 1391

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 10:33 pm   Subject: First Gear Oil Change
I have 195 miles on a 2014 RH50 and I didn't feel like paying $100 bucks for something I can do. I know that the purpose of the first change at 200 miles is because the oil will most likely have meta ...
  Topic: Trying to decide on a roughhouse 50
tbswope

Replies: 15
Views: 2251

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2015 1:41 am   Subject: Trying to decide on a roughhouse 50
Congrats on the purchase! I'm sure your going to be happy your getting it derestricted. As for a phone holder, your pocket would seem like a good option. It's just a 3 mile ride to work right?
  Topic: Trying to decide on a roughhouse 50
tbswope

Replies: 15
Views: 2251

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:15 pm   Subject: Trying to decide on a roughhouse 50
I have never ridden a restricted rh50, but i can't imagine anyone saying they wish their unrestricted scooter could go back. My ride to work sounds very similar to yours and I also couldn't imagine ta ...
  Topic: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
tbswope

Replies: 16
Views: 4069

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:29 am   Subject: Does your Roughhouse sometimes not turn over properly?
I was curious how this turned out for you. I just bought two new RH50s about two weeks ago and one is doing the exact thing you are describing.
 
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