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  Topic: What is this part (see pic)
toddrw2251

Replies: 15
Views: 1155

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:25 pm   Subject: What is this part (see pic)
I am pretty sure that houses the fetzer valve. It looks stuck. I'm going to need some 30 weight ball bearings and a quart of Prestone Antifreeze....no make that Quakerstate.
  Topic: How do you clean or wash your Buddy?
toddrw2251

Replies: 14
Views: 957

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2009 4:13 pm   Subject: How do you clean or wash your Buddy?
If I wash it I use soap, water and hose. Same as washing a car, but I don't blast it directly with the jet, I use a more gentle spray.
  Topic: Automatic Motorcycles.
toddrw2251

Replies: 50
Views: 3864

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:35 pm   Subject: Automatic Motorcycles.
HAHA! I was wondering if I had the ability to kill a thread. My guess is no. Wink
  Topic: Automatic Motorcycles.
toddrw2251

Replies: 50
Views: 3864

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:35 pm   Subject: Automatic Motorcycles.
You also have the Aprilia Mana 850.

http://motorcycles.about.com/od/aprilia/fr/09_aprilia_mana.htm
  Topic: attaching patches to jacket
toddrw2251

Replies: 15
Views: 1548

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:40 pm   Subject: attaching patches to jacket
Rusty Todd here... Saying coke or no coke the Billy Mays is awesome.
  Topic: Going to paint my Pamplona..
toddrw2251

Replies: 15
Views: 1421

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 12:37 pm   Subject: Going to paint my Pamplona..
Thanks Scoot'n'Shoot! For the mirrors, I just lightly sanded the chrome and taped off the glass and threads before painting. Be sure and tape off the threads or you'll have a hard time screwing them ...
  Topic: Going to paint my Pamplona..
toddrw2251

Replies: 15
Views: 1421

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:36 am   Subject: Going to paint my Pamplona..
I used Rustoleum Universal with great results. I think it comes out of the can better than traditional spray paint because of the trigger mechanism on the can. Use lots of light coats.

http://www ...
  Topic: whats up with scooter clubs and alcohol?
toddrw2251

Replies: 185
Views: 6617

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:48 pm   Subject: whats up with scooter clubs and alcohol?
I spoke with a man this morning and discussed with him the topic of drinking and scooter clubs.

He thought for some time and then he said "Although I do not always drink at scooter meetups, ...
  Topic: Poll: What Color is your buddy?
toddrw2251

Replies: 27
Views: 1829

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 2:00 pm   Subject: Poll: What Color is your buddy?
Flat Black, Brown and Sunset here
  Topic: What tire pressure?
toddrw2251

Replies: 6
Views: 1048

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:47 pm   Subject: What tire pressure?
Under my seat on an 07 it says up to 30 psi. I usually keep it in the 28-29 range.
  Topic: 2009 Buddy does NOT have a 1.6 Gallon Tank
toddrw2251

Replies: 60
Views: 14623

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:59 am   Subject: 2009 Buddy does NOT have a 1.6 Gallon Tank
I think I just came the closest to ever running out of gas. I was really worried b/c I was in the middle of nowhere Ohio along the Ohio river. I managed to scoot 18 miles with the needle pegged on E ...
  Topic: Help! My Wallet Is On Fire!
toddrw2251

Replies: 14
Views: 983

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 6:09 pm   Subject: Help! My Wallet Is On Fire!
I think I am the exact opposite. Other than safety gear (helmet, gloves, jacket) which I already have, I don't really care for buddy accessories. Personal preference I guess. I like the buddy stock ...
  Topic: New stripes!
toddrw2251

Replies: 14
Views: 2114

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:32 pm   Subject: New stripes!
That looks great! I like it better than my black and orange combo.
  Topic: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
toddrw2251

Replies: 34
Views: 2679

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:39 pm   Subject: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
It's like Sputnik....spherical yet quite pointy at top.
  Topic: Swine Flu Rollcall
toddrw2251

Replies: 27
Views: 1761

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:56 am   Subject: Swine Flu Rollcall
The best I can do is laryngitis and a sinus infection. You win. Wink


Get well soon!
  Topic: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
toddrw2251

Replies: 34
Views: 2679

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:11 pm   Subject: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
Sorry SteMer. I don't know how I forgot about you. Embarassed
  Topic: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
toddrw2251

Replies: 34
Views: 2679

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:24 pm   Subject: 1000 Days on Modern Buddy
Bonegirl's 32,000+ mile buddy is a pink 2006. She's still around as is lagerhead.
  Topic: Black Jack, thinking about changing the seat...
toddrw2251

Replies: 24
Views: 2947

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 3:34 am   Subject: Black Jack, thinking about changing the seat...
I'm only 5'9'' and I don't like the riding position of the Black Jack seat. I also prefer to sit back a bit too far for this seat. I guess I like the options of moving around and not having the ridg ...
  Topic: Show us your hot looking speedo's
toddrw2251

Replies: 11
Views: 1589

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:18 pm   Subject: Show us your hot looking speedo's
Yeah that's the only one I know of in existence on a Buddy.
  Topic: Who are you in real life?
toddrw2251

Replies: 792
Views: 79748

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:47 pm   Subject: Who are you in real life?
Bump! We must have some new members out there or lurkers. Wink
  Topic: Show us your hot looking speedo's
toddrw2251

Replies: 11
Views: 1589

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:29 pm   Subject: Show us your hot looking speedo's
I take my comments back about the search. I actually found it pretty quickly.

http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=232&highlight=custom+paint

Better pictures at:
http://home.co ...
  Topic: Show us your hot looking speedo's
toddrw2251

Replies: 11
Views: 1589

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:23 pm   Subject: Show us your hot looking speedo's
I remember that someone had done a custom Buddy Speedo a little over a year ago on here. I'll see if I can find the post. Is it me or does everyone seem to have problems with the search actually pul ...
  Topic: Unexpected Day off on Friday
toddrw2251

Replies: 12
Views: 729

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:03 pm   Subject: Unexpected Day off on Friday
I wish I knew. I have never had paid vacation Crying or Very sad
  Topic: I want to tell you somthing important!
toddrw2251

Replies: 91
Views: 5635

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:33 pm   Subject: I want to tell you somthing important!
It really boils down to Why Red is Red!

I was waiting for this to resurface. ROFL
  Topic: I want to tell you somthing important!
toddrw2251

Replies: 91
Views: 5635

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 4:31 pm   Subject: I want to tell you somthing important!
I think SCOOT3R is onto to something... if you look at the picture I posted there is no way in hell that a paperclip can hang onto the building that way... by the way can you see the wrinkles in the b ...
  Topic: Will PGO E-BUDDY ELECTRIC SCOOTER hit in usa eventually?
toddrw2251

Replies: 31
Views: 3483

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:57 pm   Subject: Will PGO E-BUDDY ELECTRIC SCOOTER hit in usa eventually?
I am also having a turkey sandwich for lunch, but am thing about taking a nap instead of washing anything.
  Topic: Neat Odometer Readings
toddrw2251

Replies: 191
Views: 31362

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:57 pm   Subject: Neat Odometer Readings
We need to get Bonegirl to post her 30,000 here. Surprised
  Topic: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
toddrw2251

Replies: 31
Views: 2259

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 12:09 pm   Subject: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
Apiarist, you can always go for a repaint like I did. Very Happy
  Topic: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
toddrw2251

Replies: 31
Views: 2259

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 10:09 am   Subject: Show your 2-tone switched body panel pics...?
2007 Sunset/Blackjack combo.


http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l178/toddrw2251/IMG_0140.jpg

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l178/toddrw2251/IMG_0139.jpg
  Topic: Summer travel plans
toddrw2251

Replies: 64
Views: 2869

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 2:53 am   Subject: Summer travel plans
I've thought about taking the ferry out to Beaver Island (and haven't completely ruled it out). [/quote]

When are you leaving for your trip? Let me know if you go to Beaver Island and your thought ...
  Topic: Summer travel plans
toddrw2251

Replies: 64
Views: 2869

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 12:00 am   Subject: Summer travel plans
I was thinking of doing an Upper Peninsula route this summer starting and ending in Petoskey MI. It's sparsely populated and very scenic which is great for a scooter. Beware of dirt and gravel roads ...
  Topic: The Big Head Club
toddrw2251

Replies: 16
Views: 1906

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 07, 2009 1:45 pm   Subject: The Big Head Club
I am also a member of the big head club. None of the Bell helmets at my scooter store fit right. I had to find a motorcycle story and also purchased the XXL HJC CL-15. My head was sore after trying ...
  Topic: knee guards that will fit under pants
toddrw2251

Replies: 19
Views: 2977

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:16 pm   Subject: knee guards that will fit under pants
Why would you want knee guards in your underpants? Wouldn't a cup work better? ROFL
  Topic: Im thinking about buying this Buddy 150 Give me your opinion
toddrw2251

Replies: 11
Views: 1183

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 7:38 pm   Subject: Im thinking about buying this Buddy 150 Give me your opinion
You would have some competition if it was closer to Ohio. Twisted Evil
  Topic: Im thinking about buying this Buddy 150 Give me your opinion
toddrw2251

Replies: 11
Views: 1183

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:51 pm   Subject: Im thinking about buying this Buddy 150 Give me your opinion
Sounds like a fun project to me. I am sure the engine just needs to be taken apart and cleaned, oil and gear oil change, carb clean, new air filter and a few new electrical parts such as a CDI. Are ...
  Topic: 2006 Buddy?
toddrw2251

Replies: 14
Views: 1699

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:44 am   Subject: 2006 Buddy?
You shouldn't have any problems with that bike and it should be fine for your commute. I would ask to see if they have service records. They should have had a few oil changes by now. If they are on ...
  Topic: engine stalls when I give it the gas
toddrw2251

Replies: 22
Views: 1479

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:07 pm   Subject: engine stalls when I give it the gas
It could be water in your gas from condensation. For future reference it is always better to story your buddy with either a completely empty tank or a full tank with a little seafoam. I would fill y ...
  Topic: Any paint tips?
toddrw2251

Replies: 14
Views: 1448

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 8:46 pm   Subject: Any paint tips?
I recomend light sanding of the panels and some sort of mild degreaser to remove any grime and finger prints. I actually used windex and it worked great.

When painting I used many light coats of R ...
  Topic: Black Buddies unite!
toddrw2251

Replies: 73
Views: 16320

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:41 am   Subject: Black Buddies unite!
I'm a convert...do I still count as a member?

Before
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l178/toddrw2251/DSC_1565.jpg

After
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l178/toddrw2251/IMG_0140.jpg
  Topic: The all new Sunsetjack!
toddrw2251

Replies: 13
Views: 2581

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:31 pm   Subject: The all new Sunsetjack!
Angela -Yeah I am planning on leaving the seat brown, but might change the floormat to black as the brown is not currently in the best condition. Why are you trying to snag a brown seat? Very Happy

Gearh ...
  Topic: The all new Sunsetjack!
toddrw2251

Replies: 13
Views: 2581

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2009 12:22 am   Subject: The all new Sunsetjack!
I used Rust-oleum Universal all-surface paint. I picked it up at Home Depot.

If you paint it again why don't you fill in those punch out holes up front?

Regarding the punch holes... that would ...
  Topic: The all new Sunsetjack!
toddrw2251

Replies: 13
Views: 2581

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:26 pm   Subject: The all new Sunsetjack!
Just some light sanding. I painted the mirrors last summer and they seem to be holding up well so far.
  Topic: The all new Sunsetjack!
toddrw2251

Replies: 13
Views: 2581

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2009 8:04 pm   Subject: The all new Sunsetjack!
So I decided to mix things up and do a paintjob this weekend. Here are the before and afters:


Before
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l178/toddrw2251/DSC_1565.jpg

After
http://i96.photobuc ...
  Topic: Buddy sightings in YOUR area!
toddrw2251

Replies: 2390
Views: 177179

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:45 pm   Subject: Buddy sightings in YOUR area!
Wow, the buddies are out in force in Cincy! Black w/ white seat and checkerboard cowl last night at Hyde Park Plaza around 6:30 p. Orange westbound today on 5th around 4:20 p (Love Wins), and Itali ...
  Topic: Who all went to the WKRP Rally in Cincinnati?
toddrw2251

Replies: 35
Views: 2889

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 5:10 pm   Subject: Who all went to the WKRP Rally in Cincinnati?
I was there and it was awesome. I thought last year it was a big rally with 230 scooters, but this year blew it away. Unfortunately I didn't get to hang out much after the ride. Had to skip the eve ...
  Topic: WKRP 2009 XYL Rally Pics & Video
toddrw2251

Replies: 14
Views: 2057

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:52 pm   Subject: WKRP 2009 XYL Rally Pics & Video
I took some photos too, I was there for Friday and Saturday.

I was surprised of the ruckus modders and the italijet dragsters. I also met lobsterman here on modernbuddy in person.

Was funny to s ...
  Topic: WKRP 2009 XYL Rally Pics & Video
toddrw2251

Replies: 14
Views: 2057

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:50 pm   Subject: WKRP 2009 XYL Rally Pics & Video
Kschulz it was nice meeting and riding with you on Saturday. Here are my pictures from the day. Unfortunately I didn't take too many shots and I had to leave early on Saturday. I hate it when work ...
  Topic: BlackJack on JustGottaScoot
toddrw2251

Replies: 33
Views: 1951

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:22 am   Subject: BlackJack on JustGottaScoot
FYI: PBR is a well priced delicious beverage.
  Topic: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
toddrw2251

Replies: 50
Views: 3840

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:36 pm   Subject: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
If anyone on MB shows up, I will let you buy me a beer and take a picture with me without pants.

So, Rally weekend begins... Giddyup

Dave

Dave, I am in awe of your marketing skills.
  Topic: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
toddrw2251

Replies: 50
Views: 3840

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:32 pm   Subject: WKRP in Cincinnati April 3-5, 2009
And nuff plutonium to make chernobyl look like picnic.

FYI: Phrase works better if you say it with a thick Russian accent.
 
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