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  Topic: 4t clutch cable question
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 3379

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 3:11 pm   Subject: 4t clutch cable question
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  Topic: 4t clutch cable question
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 3379

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 3:08 pm   Subject: 4t clutch cable question
Long story short, broke cable on last ride last fall. Obtained new cable. Finaly have time to wrench a little.

Crawl under scoot to disconect cable from gearbox, looks like something is missing... ...
  Topic: 150cc Italia Value
xTomBx

Replies: 8
Views: 1557

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 6:44 pm   Subject: 150cc Italia Value
Im selling it, my wife and I are splitting up and she doesn't want it any longer. So, off it goes to pay some bills.

My area seems to be a scooter wasteland, i very rarely see 150cc buddy's on CL.
  Topic: 150cc Italia Value
xTomBx

Replies: 8
Views: 1557

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:55 pm   Subject: 150cc Italia Value
I think its an '09 or '10, I rode it last year. I haven't tried kicking it over yet this year. It gets stored in my dry garage over plastic.
  Topic: 150cc Italia Value
xTomBx

Replies: 8
Views: 1557

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:41 am   Subject: 150cc Italia Value
Hey, i'm trying to figure out the value for a Italia 150. It was hardly ever ridden in the 3+ years she owned it. It only has around 500 miles on it, first service last year at dealer. Windshield, and ...
  Topic: 4t Oil change frequency
xTomBx

Replies: 4
Views: 1376

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:03 pm   Subject: 4t Oil change frequency
Dang, I was afraid of that. Its been sitting since October-ish. so probably definitely overdue.
I'm hoping to do the change myself (for the first time), have the filter, just need fresh oil.

Thank ...
  Topic: 4t Oil change frequency
xTomBx

Replies: 4
Views: 1376

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:37 pm   Subject: 4t Oil change frequency
How often should I be changing my oil?
I've put about 1400 miles on my 4t stella, Argyle, since its last service early last year.
I haven't taken it out yet this year because I havent had the time t ...
  Topic: Here's an easy question....
xTomBx

Replies: 10
Views: 2156

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:46 am   Subject: Here's an easy question....
Im going to jump in on this one since theres recent talk on it...
Im mentally prepping to do my first oil change on my 4t (3rd service) myself.
Any recommendations for supplies for this? source for ...
  Topic: Here's an easy question....
xTomBx

Replies: 10
Views: 2156

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:46 am   Subject: Here's an easy question....
Im going to jump in on this one since theres recent talk on it...
Im mentally prepping to do my first oil change on my 4t (3rd service) myself.
Any recommendations for supplies for this? source for ...
  Topic: Argyle the Stella: project
xTomBx

Replies: 42
Views: 6820

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 3:11 pm   Subject: Argyle the Stella: project
it never did... I still have the vinyl and the design plotted out in my head.
The problem is when its nice enough to do it, I usually only have time for a quick ride. So riding wins over. haha.
Mayb ...
  Topic: Lets play "what fell off my Stella"
xTomBx

Replies: 14
Views: 2285

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 11:21 am   Subject: Lets play "what fell off my Stella"
Thank you, thats what I suspected.

In hindsight, I noticed an extra rattle last week when riding that went away when I would nudge the center stand with my boot. I bet it was that bracket working i ...
  Topic: Lets play "what fell off my Stella"
xTomBx

Replies: 14
Views: 2285

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 10:10 am   Subject: Lets play "what fell off my Stella"
Yesterday upon returning home from work I kickied Argyle up on it's center stand and heard the "tink tink" of metal on concrete. I found this piece laying under my scoot. I looked under it a ...
  Topic: Have you seen "Grom"?
xTomBx

Replies: 28
Views: 3591

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:34 pm   Subject: Have you seen "Grom"?
They remind me of updated Trail 70's (which have a pretty big scene, apparently)
I ride with this guy who has built 2-
They both have bored and built 170cc (i think) engines
http://www.youtube.com/ ...
  Topic: Tire wear
xTomBx

Replies: 17
Views: 2551

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:26 pm   Subject: Tire wear
So, my scooter only has <3500 miles on it and I just noticed the rear (stock) tire is almost bald. It this expected wear for these?

I must confess, I only looked at it because I was alerted that ...
  Topic: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:24 pm   Subject: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
UPDATE

Argyle was repaired within 2 days and is already back in my posession.
Life is good!

As a side note- turns out the selling dealer (who is no longer a franchise) never registered my warra ...
  Topic: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:51 pm   Subject: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
Roadside America to the rescue!
As of yesterday Argyle was picked up by flatbed and taken to the nearest dealer (45 miles away). The scoot is now safely awaiting new exhaust there.
Thanks for the ki ...
  Topic: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:50 am   Subject: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
Thanks Eric, does roadside assistance still work if the shop is 45-50 miles away now though?
The did mention that they do "pick up" and quoted a pretty exorbitant price...
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 3021

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:54 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Well I think some chrome and some non-chrome looks poorly planned, personally. If it were up to me, i'd do chrome rack and black seat, I think it would go well with the hot rod feel. If you wanted to ...
  Topic: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 3021

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:58 pm   Subject: Rims, Tires, Tubes, Moon Hubcaps...Check. Waiting on Clips..
Lookin' good!
any plans for a black seat? I think that would look nice.
  Topic: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri May 31, 2013 8:55 pm   Subject: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
I asked the dealer (who I haven't used before, my local dealer is no longer Genuine, apparently) and was told "warranty work needs to be there at the shop" so, I don't know.

What if I con ...
  Topic: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri May 31, 2013 3:04 pm   Subject: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
holy huge pic, sorry about that!
Not sure how to fix on my phone...
  Topic: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
xTomBx

Replies: 13
Views: 2263

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri May 31, 2013 3:03 pm   Subject: 4t exhaust dillemmachine
My exhaust broke off a couple weeks ago. Sad



I think my scooter is still under warrantly, but my closest dealer is now 40+ miles away, and I have no easy way to haul my scoot there.
Im pretty ...
  Topic: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
xTomBx

Replies: 16
Views: 2668

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 2:13 am   Subject: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
I'm having a REALLY tough time connecting with other riders and feeling super discouraged. :/

I have the FB page, and I keep begging the local cycle (scooter selling) shops to cross post and just a ...
  Topic: Finally (almost) finished one of my scooter projects!
xTomBx

Replies: 20
Views: 4426

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:29 pm   Subject: Finally (almost) finished one of my scooter projects!
Looks AMAZING! Really, really nice work!
  Topic: Argyle the Stella: project
xTomBx

Replies: 42
Views: 6820

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 10:29 pm   Subject: Argyle the Stella: project
Today's project- glove box sticker bomb, phase 1.
Planned to only do the door, but as you see I got carried away (too many great stickers!)
Will probably eventually do the whole glovebox and inside ...
  Topic: Custom Fender ornaments!
xTomBx

Replies: 7
Views: 1739

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:59 am   Subject: Custom Fender ornaments!
I was perusing bigcartel.com and came across this shop-
http://americanfenderart.bigcartel.com/category/fenders

I know nothing about fitment or quality, but figured there may be interested folks o ...
  Topic: 2T Stella Cowls fit 4T Stella's
xTomBx

Replies: 8
Views: 1323

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:17 am   Subject: 2T Stella Cowls fit 4T Stella's
Very Happy
  Topic: 2T Stella Cowls fit 4T Stella's
xTomBx

Replies: 8
Views: 1323

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:49 am   Subject: 2T Stella Cowls fit 4T Stella's
4t have extra louvers on the engine side though...
  Topic: Chugging stalling 4t
xTomBx

Replies: 4
Views: 1105

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:37 pm   Subject: Chugging stalling 4t
A little.
That would make sense, since i accidentally over-filled the night before.
Aside from the vented cap, is there anything else you think I can do?
  Topic: Chugging stalling 4t
xTomBx

Replies: 4
Views: 1105

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:11 pm   Subject: Chugging stalling 4t
I took about an hour ride yesterday not at WOT, but on my ride home IF i went near WOT for a minute or so my scoot would "chug" and lose speed and then eventually stall.
I'd get it to the s ...
  Topic: Minneapolis to Chicago
xTomBx

Replies: 10
Views: 1688

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:06 pm   Subject: Minneapolis to Chicago
Hey Robbie, tell me more about this WOT unhappy stella scenario.
I took about an hour ride yesterday not at WOT, but on my ride home IF i went near WOT for a minute or so my scoot would "chug&qu ...
  Topic: [nsr] A Helmet You Have to See to Believe
xTomBx

Replies: 9
Views: 1400

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:06 pm   Subject: [nsr] A Helmet You Have to See to Believe
I could be wrong, but that looks painted to me.
Yeah, i'm with jonink...
  Topic: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
xTomBx

Replies: 16
Views: 2668

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:41 am   Subject: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
Led the first ride for "the sloth" today!
5 riders, about 30 miles round trip with an Ice Cream stop in the middle.
Overall, good times!
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8162/7665855270_b9a0 ...
  Topic: Post recent pic of your Stella (or P-series Vespa, or Bajal)
xTomBx

Replies: 67
Views: 18365

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:21 pm   Subject: Post recent pic of your Stella (or P-series Vespa, or Bajal)
Here's Argyle checking out some art.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8149/7629067156_f201e4e5b2.jpg
[url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/xtombx/7629067156/]Argyle/graffiti train 7/22/12 by [url=http://ww ...
  Topic: Psycho "blacked out" accent pieces
xTomBx

Replies: 9
Views: 1392

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:32 am   Subject: Psycho "blacked out" accent pieces
Get a can of black plasti-dip from an automotive parts store. Mask off (or remove parts) and paint them. The beauty is if you get bored, the dip peels right off!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otCtkV ...
  Topic: Rear rack install help
xTomBx

Replies: 19
Views: 2355

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:57 am   Subject: Rear rack install help
1st, good rack! I have the same on my 4t. Rob was right about the bag hook. My shop fabbed up a different mount to make it still work with the front part of the rack...

2nd- I really like your &quo ...
  Topic: How did you get your forum name?
xTomBx

Replies: 73
Views: 6751

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:56 pm   Subject: How did you get your forum name?
I'm a grave digger.


No, not really. First name, last initial.
the x's are a holdover from my beloved hardcore (music) years...
  Topic: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
xTomBx

Replies: 1639
Views: 121192

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:25 pm   Subject: [NSR] Associations - a picture game
http://farm1.staticflickr.com/139/322995418_25e9671b74.jpg
[url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/58285552@N00/322995418/]The pain of my fart eye. by [url=http://www.flickr.com/people/58285552@N00/]MFinCh ...
  Topic: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
xTomBx

Replies: 16
Views: 2668

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:47 pm   Subject: Re: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
I believe there is (or at least was) a fairly active chapter of the Moped Army in Kalamazoo.

Yeah, they are hardcore "Mopeds only" but I plan to invite them on rides as well.

I was tor ...
  Topic: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
xTomBx

Replies: 16
Views: 2668

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:58 am   Subject: I started a "club", in Kalamazoo
Ive been asking around the area (Kalamazoo MI), and there seems to be no unifying "group" of scooterists in my area that is active so I bit the bullet and started up my own.
For now, it a f ...
  Topic: New "club", Kalamazoo MI
xTomBx

Replies: 1
Views: 1428

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:51 am   Subject: New "club", Kalamazoo MI
After asking around and scheming and planning, I am finally announcing a new club based out of Kalamazoo.
Just a facebook page for now, website in the works.
I just want it to be fun and not have pe ...
  Topic: Pics of your Buddy
xTomBx

Replies: 99
Views: 22072

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:58 am   Subject: Pics of your Buddy


http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd327/smarkum1/IMAG0166-1-1.jpg

I finally took some time to stop by and snap some pics of my Buddy with some wall art!

Any idea who the artist(s) is? I lov ...
  Topic: Argyle the Stella: project
xTomBx

Replies: 42
Views: 6820

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:50 pm   Subject: Argyle the Stella: project
Finally got the rear rack installed on Argyle.
Note, its the stationary "wrap around" rack that supposedly wont work...
Spacers were added to retain the bag hook and the evap system was d ...
  Topic: What did you name your Stella?
xTomBx

Replies: 25
Views: 4031

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:37 pm   Subject: What did you name your Stella?
I could swear there was a thread like this here already...
Regardless, mine's name is Argyle!
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7036/6974301183_b0ce5ffb92.jpg
[url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/xtombx/6 ...
  Topic: What motorcycle would you get?
xTomBx

Replies: 159
Views: 19170

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:33 am   Subject: What motorcycle would you get?
Has anyone checked out Cleveland Cycle Werks? I'm thinking an Ace or a Misfit for me Very Happy

http://www.clevelandcyclewerks.com/bikes/

There have been many comments around about their use of lower-gr ...
  Topic: MI way... again
xTomBx

Replies: 243
Views: 76780

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:55 am   Subject: MI way... again

I tend to be a bit of a loner when I ride, and as much as I try to plan it out, my route always ends up a bit improvised, so it probably would've been tricky to connect with me even if you'd known I ...
  Topic: MI way... again
xTomBx

Replies: 243
Views: 76780

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:13 pm   Subject: MI way... again
Dang, Wish I would have read this earier, I would have accompanied you for part of your ride... In Portage/Kzoo now, and from the 3 Rivers area.
I love riding down there. Next time you come through, ...
  Topic: Stick on reflectors
xTomBx

Replies: 20
Views: 3676

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:33 pm   Subject: Stick on reflectors
I couldn't WAIT to remove my reflectors!
Of course, to remain "visible", I intalled custom reflective vinyl stickers Smile
  Topic: MB Amerivespa Roll Call!
xTomBx

Replies: 73
Views: 8628

PostForum: Rallies, Events, Meetups   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:01 pm   Subject: MB Amerivespa Roll Call!
Trying to make last minute arrangements to get there…
What are the chances of still finding a place to stay? Most likely bringing my wife along.
Will probably truck Argyle in for the festivities. It ...
  Topic: More New Stella Colors?
xTomBx

Replies: 6
Views: 1534

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:08 pm   Subject: More New Stella Colors?
They look very, uh, patriotic...
 
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