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  Topic: Can someone identify this rubber seal?
vintagegarage

Replies: 6
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PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:24 pm   Subject: Can someone identify this rubber seal?
That looks more like the ring that goes around the glass in one of your side mirrors. Did a mirror break when your scooter tipped over?
  Topic: Buddy 50cc vs 125 cc
vintagegarage

Replies: 14
Views: 506

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:02 pm   Subject: Buddy 50cc vs 125 cc
This is just my opinion, others may feel differently. I own both a Buddy 50, a Buddy 125, and a Buddy 150, and for my use, they are pretty much all the same. First of all, once you have had your Bud ...
  Topic: Buddy 125 hoses misplaced?
vintagegarage

Replies: 7
Views: 398

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:43 pm   Subject: Buddy 125 hoses misplaced?
Thirded.. your carb diaphragm is not seated properly. Easy to check without taking much apart. Lift the carb access panel unscrew the two screws that hold the diaphragm cover on, and make sure the r ...
  Topic: Smell of smoke coming from Buddy 125, especially on hills
vintagegarage

Replies: 48
Views: 1441

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:17 pm   Subject: Smell of smoke coming from Buddy 125, especially on hills
Babble,
What you call roller guides are the "slides" not sliders. As you say, sliders are what Dr. Pulley sells. There will be less confusion if everyone refers to them by the same name ...
  Topic: First Annual Nature Coast Scooter Club Spring Ride - Florida
vintagegarage

Replies: 1
Views: 510

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 6:20 pm   Subject: First Annual Nature Coast Scooter Club Spring Ride - Florida
We had great weather for the ride and 10 riders..nobody from this forum showed up except me.. Three pages of photos are now posted at the link in the original post.

http://www.vintagegarage.com/n ...
  Topic: I'm back in business!
vintagegarage

Replies: 10
Views: 608

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:20 am   Subject: I'm back in business!
Bill,
You made a good choice.. Here is a photos of my Gyros.. the blue one needs an original front basket to be complete. The red one with no basket runs fine, but is my parts scooter.. please let ...
  Topic: First Annual Nature Coast Scooter Club Spring Ride - Florida
vintagegarage

Replies: 1
Views: 510

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:54 am   Subject: First Annual Nature Coast Scooter Club Spring Ride - Florida
The Nature Coast Scooter Club is planning to have it's First Annual Spring Ride on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Florida. Beverly Hills is in Citrus County about two hours north of Tampa and ...
  Topic: Smoke from CVT
vintagegarage

Replies: 7
Views: 511

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:59 pm   Subject: Smoke from CVT
Try this same post tomorrow on April 2, EDT.. it's still April 1 here.

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  Topic: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
vintagegarage

Replies: 6
Views: 616

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:15 am   Subject: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
I hadn't noticed that.. the one in the lower photo though does appear to have the "bump" in the right side of the handlebar cover, and so I think it has disk brakes. Maybe the drum brake is ...
  Topic: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
vintagegarage

Replies: 6
Views: 616

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:18 pm   Subject: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
Yes, that is an original color. If you start up Bing images and then do a search for PGO MyBuBu, you get a bunch of PGO sales photos showing the color in a bit more detail. Here are two of them:
ht ...
  Topic: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
vintagegarage

Replies: 6
Views: 616

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:29 pm   Subject: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
While I was at it, I decided to make a new avatar so I spent the morning riding all of my Buddies and then lined them up for an avatar shot. Here is a bigger view of the fleet as it stands today. Le ...
  Topic: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
vintagegarage

Replies: 6
Views: 616

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:22 pm   Subject: Found a silver top box for my MyBuBu
Yesterday, I was visiting the scooter dealers in Gainesville, Florida, and thought I'd look again for a silver top box to replace the Soft Italia "Mocha" top box I had installed on my 2003 M ...
  Topic: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
vintagegarage

Replies: 29
Views: 1227

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:58 pm   Subject: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
Kendoori.. I sent you a private message (PM). To read it, click on the link at the top right of this page that says you have a message to read.. much appreciated..
  Topic: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
vintagegarage

Replies: 29
Views: 1227

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:55 pm   Subject: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
I'll say what everyone else is to polite to say. Please change the title of this thread to "My Buddy 50 turns over fine, but won't start", and you might get more helpful replies.
  Topic: Starter woes
vintagegarage

Replies: 8
Views: 701

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:28 pm   Subject: Starter woes
I found this post by Dooglas, much appreciated. When I got my new to me Buddy 150 International, I installed a new and fully charged FirstPower YTX7L-BS 12V 7AH Sealed AGM Battery. The battery had e ...
  Topic: what scooter clubs are there?
vintagegarage

Replies: 40
Views: 31359

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:05 pm   Subject: what scooter clubs are there?
Facebook isn't an option for me.. I dropped out of Facebook two years ago, when I realized how much they were tracking me. I think I'll just start a page or two on my web site..
  Topic: Rejet issue
vintagegarage

Replies: 20
Views: 964

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:43 pm   Subject: Rejet issue
I'm also guessing that the diaphragm isn't seated properly. My buddy 150 accelerated smoothly but slower than a 50 and had a top speed of 40 BMPH until I got the diaphragm properly seated. Once I go ...
  Topic: what scooter clubs are there?
vintagegarage

Replies: 40
Views: 31359

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:25 pm   Subject: what scooter clubs are there?
I tried to start a meetup.com group yesterday for the Nature Coast Scooter club, based in Beverly Hills, Florida, but at the final step in the signup, meetup.com wanted $9.99 per month for life, so I ...
  Topic: My new Buddy International Italia 150
vintagegarage

Replies: 1
Views: 633

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:03 am   Subject: My new Buddy International Italia 150
I finally found a Buddy 150 International Italia last week to match the new-in-the-box Genuine Italia top box that has been sitting in my closet for the past two years..now I need to find a 125 Buddy ...
  Topic: I may be getting a pink Buddy 50....
vintagegarage

Replies: 46
Views: 1987

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:33 am   Subject: Pink Buddy
Me too! By far the best color. About time this thread got back to the topic..

http://www.vintagegarage.com/nonhonda/Pinky.JPG[/img]
  Topic: Yamaha Vino upgrade to a Buddy 125, any thoughts?
vintagegarage

Replies: 34
Views: 1673

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:30 pm   Subject: Yamaha Vino upgrade to a Buddy 125, any thoughts?
ucandoit.. thanks for the kind words..
  Topic: Yamaha Vino upgrade to a Buddy 125, any thoughts?
vintagegarage

Replies: 34
Views: 1673

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:36 pm   Subject: Yamaha Vino upgrade to a Buddy 125, any thoughts?
The bins are made out of black Sterlite? dishpan tubs that I got at Walmart and cut with a snips to fit. They are attached to the scooter with a single long 6mm flange bolt that I got at Ace hardware ...
  Topic: Yamaha Vino upgrade to a Buddy 125, any thoughts?
vintagegarage

Replies: 34
Views: 1673

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:36 pm   Subject: Yamaha Vino upgrade to a Buddy 125, any thoughts?
I actually have two of each (Vino 125 and Buddy 125) and drive all four at least once a week, as I rotate among them for my twice a day scooter rides. To be completely accurate, one of the Buddy 125s ...
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
vintagegarage

Replies: 224
Views: 17404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:03 pm   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
Here is another one, this time with the scooter body style.. seems like I see about one a month of these, and they all have very low mileage. I guess that should be a warning to buyer.. "looks f ...
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
vintagegarage

Replies: 224
Views: 17404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:36 pm   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
May have been sold.. I see that the craigslist ad has been pulled..
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
vintagegarage

Replies: 224
Views: 17404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:33 am   Subject: Sunny 3 Wheeler
Here is another kind of three wheel tilting scooter we see a lot on craigslist in here Florida. They are generally sold here under the brand name "Sunny", and also "Dongfang" and ...
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
vintagegarage

Replies: 224
Views: 17404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:11 am   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds

Eww. Just eww.

Hey, I resemble that remark!

That is a hacked up Xingyue XY150ZX, sold worldwide under various names.. Automoto, Vogue, CSR XY150ZX, Eurotrike 150, MP-150F-JCL, Roketa MC-83-150 ...
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
vintagegarage

Replies: 224
Views: 17404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:54 pm   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
This one has factory A/C too!
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
vintagegarage

Replies: 224
Views: 17404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:03 am   Subject: 2008 GO-4 Interceptor
2008 GO-4 Interceptor

https://images.craigslist.org/00w0w_kFQ2PqBcjjC_600x450.jpg
  Topic: Need Ignition Key Made
vintagegarage

Replies: 1
Views: 499

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 11:53 pm   Subject: Need Ignition Key Made
Here is one source.. I just did a google search for Stella Scooter Key Blank:

https://www.scooterworks.com/Key-Blank-Vespa-PPX-P3449.aspx
  Topic: Interesting Craigslist finds
vintagegarage

Replies: 224
Views: 17404

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 12:51 am   Subject: Interesting Craigslist finds
https://images.craigslist.org/00B0B_2EYvmiBq4mg_600x450.jpg
  Topic: What do you guys use for a sound system?
vintagegarage

Replies: 26
Views: 2430

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 11:58 am   Subject: What do you guys use for a sound system?
I use one of these connected to a first generation iPod in my pocket.. mostly I listen to FM radio so I can listen to Rush while I scoot around.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Hot-3-5mm-Motorcycle-Helm ...
  Topic: Dead scooter
vintagegarage

Replies: 21
Views: 1463

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:15 am   Subject: Dead scooter
yes, you are delusional.. sorry to be the one to confirm it..
  Topic: need variator ramp plate
vintagegarage

Replies: 2
Views: 469

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:21 pm   Subject: need variator ramp plate
It is called the ramp plate and it is available separately, as are the rollers. See:
http://www.scooterloungeonline.com/blackcatdrivingface
  Topic: What is inside of the Buddy 50 Ignition switch
vintagegarage

Replies: 5
Views: 635

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:34 pm   Subject: What is inside of the Buddy 50 Ignition switch
Here is the photo I was hoping that someone on the forum would take and post so I could understand how the Buddy steering lock worked. I ended up buying this switch on eBay. The part I needed was th ...
  Topic: What is inside of the Buddy 50 Ignition switch
vintagegarage

Replies: 5
Views: 635

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:41 am   Subject: What is inside of the Buddy 50 Ignition switch
Mike,
While that is somewhat helpful, it still doesn't answer my question. To be more specific, when I bought the Buddy, the thief had already removed the two screws that attach the electrical swi ...
  Topic: What is inside of the Buddy 50 Ignition switch
vintagegarage

Replies: 5
Views: 635

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:55 pm   Subject: What is inside of the Buddy 50 Ignition switch
I just bought a 2009 Buddy 50 that someone stole, and it was later recovered and returned to the owner. Instead of unscrewing the front panel (buddy calls it the windshield) the thief just took a ha ...
  Topic: Looking to buy a Blur in Florida
vintagegarage

Replies: 1
Views: 978

PostForum: Blur Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:41 am   Subject: Looking to buy a Blur in Florida
I'd like to buy a Blur located anywhere in Florida. Must have a clean Florida title in your name. Not running ok. Very nice ok. Crashed not ok. Cash paid and quick pickup.
  Topic: Gear oil overfilling... still a common problem?
vintagegarage

Replies: 9
Views: 1017

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:11 am   Subject: Gear oil overfilling... still a common problem?
Yes, a common problem. Many scooters, especially Hondas, have the correct level of gear oil, when the gear oil just barely runs out of the fill hole. If you fill the gearbox in a Buddy with oil unti ...
  Topic: Anyone out riding in this?
vintagegarage

Replies: 26
Views: 2087

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:14 pm   Subject: Anyone out riding in this?
It's 82 F and sunny here today. Going to ride the Buddy as I do every day, and follow up the ride by floating in the swimming pool while watching old episodes of the Lone Ranger TV show on the TV by ...
  Topic: Excessive White Smoke
vintagegarage

Replies: 2
Views: 533

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:55 am   Subject: Excessive White Smoke
Is it still smoking after you ride four miles at wide open throttle, or are you talking about it smoking for a few minutes or so after startup?
  Topic: Long case GY6 - has it been done?
vintagegarage

Replies: 58
Views: 4662

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:05 am   Subject: Long case GY6 - has it been done?
This is the listing on eBay, seems like a big price to me..almost the used cost of a complete Buddy 50.

2013 Genuine Scooter Co. Buddy 170i FRAME $500 Including shipping.

https://i.ebayimg.com ...
  Topic: SOLVED - Scooter pricing
vintagegarage

Replies: 12
Views: 1071

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:13 pm   Subject: SOLVED - Scooter pricing
I can get anywhere I want to on a 50cc scooter too, and with reasonable safety to me and others. My point however, was that if you are going less than traffic speed and are in the way, you aren't tre ...
  Topic: SOLVED - Scooter pricing
vintagegarage

Replies: 12
Views: 1071

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:07 pm   Subject: SOLVED - Scooter pricing
I guess I second what Christophers is saying. I have several 50 CC Honda scooters, and prefer driving them when conditions are right, because they are light and fun, and you can zip around at WOT. I ...
  Topic: NBR - TGB Delivery Scooter
vintagegarage

Replies: 20
Views: 3430

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:05 pm   Subject: PeirSpeed Delivery 150
Here is a photo of my PeirSpeed Delivery 150, (A.K.A TGB Express 150). I mostly use it for shopping. It will easily hold four 24 packs of Diet Cokes, and perhaps six, but four is a pretty heavy load ...
  Topic: Why drivers may fail to see motorcycles in plain sight
vintagegarage

Replies: 24
Views: 2102

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:16 pm   Subject: Why drivers may fail to see motorcycles in plain sight

The only thing you can rely upon is your own ability to anticipate and avoid.

What charlie55 said.
  Topic: Replacement carburetor for buddy 125?
vintagegarage

Replies: 16
Views: 1688

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:39 pm   Subject: Replacement carburetor for buddy 125?
I forgot one other thing. Normally, the main jet is stamped with it's size. On the carb in your photo, my bet is that there is no size stamped on the main jet. In any event, before you install the ...
  Topic: Replacement carburetor for buddy 125?
vintagegarage

Replies: 16
Views: 1688

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:54 am   Subject: Replacement carburetor for buddy 125?
In this photo, I think the line marked "to fuel pump" is incorrectly translated. I think it means the vacuum nipple on the fuel valve. I think "to intake manifold" refers to what ...
  Topic: 2003 My BuBu What to do with it????
vintagegarage

Replies: 24
Views: 2283

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:31 pm   Subject: 2003 My BuBu What to do with it????
lovemysan,
Great to get the update.. much appreciated. I agree that this needs a "like".

Here is a photo of my 2003 MyBuBu. Same color and very cherry. Not a scratch on it and it r ...
  Topic: 2003 My BuBu What to do with it????
vintagegarage

Replies: 24
Views: 2283

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:49 pm   Subject: 2003 My BuBu What to do with it????
I realize this is an old post, but what was the final outcome of this story? I have a nearly identical 2003 MyBubu 125. Mine has less than 3000 miles, and looks and runs like new.

Does anyone k ...
 
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