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Mine are stock for 2007, which are shorter than ones for the following years. Some people complained their shoulders were blocking the view, but they work great for me. I had Yamaha Zuma mirrors on there for a little while since mine got rusty, but those were a bit bulky for me so I just painted my old ones flat black with green stripes. In what way does your's keep 'busting'?
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ohh.. i think people keep twisting them when I am parked at school. or the vibration from riding knocks the gasket loose. on the last on ( about a week ago) I tried to do the self fix that I found on MB, and cracked the mirror trying to pry it loose.

thanks for your help.


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Hmm, I hadn't heard of anyone having a problem with the actual mirror part coming loose, maybe you could just get a new one from scooterworks or somewhere it seems like yours is an isolated incident.
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http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/topic14778.html


seems to be a common problem. it's happened to me twice and to all these people..some multiple times.
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I cracked my mirror while trying to repair it, too. Once inside, my husband put some locktite on the nut under the glass. I had a local glass shop replace the glass. So far so good.
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Oh, I had only heard of people having trouble with the stem coming loose, not the actual mirror disk.
I had the floppy mirror problem on my p200 but I think it's got a different kind of joint inside. I just took it off.
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Thought I'd add my Italia to the mix.
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Brought my new Italia home last weekend to join her sister - my GF's Pamplona.


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I would love to see the solo seat from the BlackJack on an Italia. Anyone have one?
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Sophia in the Woods

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Isn't she lovely! Sophia in the Black Hills of S. Dakota.
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Hi all. I'm the proud owner of a new Italia as of a few days ago. Once I start accessorizing and its personality (not sure if it a boy or girl yet) comes out, I'll put some pictures up. For now, and in case you were wondering, a Buddy does fit in a Honda Element :P
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very cool that the buddy fits in the honda element....
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Hi. I got my Italia about 7 weeks ago and I love her. I named her Bella but she is affectionately referred to as "The Avocado" by friends. I thought the baskets were a perfect addition.
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I bought my Italia last month. Used with 800 miles on it. It still has an I <3 Italia sticker on the back flap from the previous owner. I've left it alone since I figure the sticker still applies.

I did however remove a glitter heart from the license plate...

Here's a photo of it I took 2 weeks ago. It's already out of date, as I replaced those mirrors with the ones that come on the newer buddies.
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KRUSTYburger wrote:Y'all know me, I'm down with the IOC no doubt. All I have are pics that are already on this forum somewhere...

we should have badges made. yes, good idea. Wait, we already do!!!



Someone was asking about a photo of reflective rim tape? I've had great success with installation
and no problems with it peeling off after 6 or 7 months of abuse. This is the only shot I could find...
not the best angle, but you get the idea.
Wow, that looks friggin awesome!
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Here's a picture of my new scooter, it has 350 miles on it.
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wow greta, that is a monster topcase. I thought my 45L Givi was big but yours is huge! :lol: Just be acreful to not overload the rear rack, its only rated for 11lb :) Did you have the seat custom apolstered or is that a seat cover?
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seat cover I made like an ironing board cover. Topcase holds my full face helmet. I don't think it's quite as big as it looks though.
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Can't believe I haven't seen this thread before, but I'll have to throw mine into the mix as well. Just got a new rear rack today and installed it, no pictures yet but here are a couple of recent ones.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mc81/5334675980/" title="Parked by mikecor81, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5169/533 ... a9e68f.jpg" width="500" height="500" alt="Parked" /></a>

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The new and improved 2009 Italia with black over black!
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Looks good! Im thinking more and more about that top case.. I have a rear rack so I've been considering a roll bag but talk about decisions!
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Topcase works great yet if the roll bag has the right dim's - should be fine.
We have three riders/scooters/topcases and it works really well and looks good matched to the scooters yet some items just don;t lay in flat (like a laptop or pad of paper) so we are looking to upgrade to a few GIVI's sometime this year.
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Just found this thread. I've had my Italia for a week. Love it!! Here it is after the ride home from Scooter Invasion in Tempe, AZ.
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Looking good! Perfect time for it too, the weather has just been insanely awesome for scootin. Have fun!
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Same here, just found the thread! No pics yet but mine is stock. just bought it on Sat.
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just cant stop playing with it...

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I have had my Buddy Italia 170i for a few months now and I just cant stop playing with it...
So far I have added a rear chrome rack, Shad29 with Italia color panel with GB gray backrest.
Replaced the flasher with LED’s and relay.
Voodoo deadlight driving light kit with LED’s.
Prima Performance exhaust.
Prima Windshield.
GEN-U-BIN Storage System
Just ordered chrome front rack.
Thinking about getting cowl protectors…
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Here's my new to me 08 italia 50.
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bump - any new Italia mods?
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I've had my '09 since Jan 2011, when Genuine was pushing the free blingage with winter purchases. Includes front/rear racks, cowl bars, windshield. I've also done Dalvarado's grip and bar-end mirror mods.

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Just to bring this post back to life…

Still love the Italia as one of our favorite. A picture before transforming to Potent Pink. This was her third and final Italia.
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I inadvertently joined this group last fall, but only just now figured out the image attachment protocol.

So, here is the newest member of our fleet, as yet unnamed.
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My 08!!!

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I that a custom trimmed windscreen?
In any case,very nice!
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Christophers wrote:I that a custom trimmed windscreen?
In any case,very nice!
To be honest I'm not exactly sure! I bought the moped from my mother in law a couple years ago. And she bought it new from a dealer so I'm assuming it came that way
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Just bought - "Olive" pre-named by MB member bgwss

2008 with 26260 miles

All mods done by PO

Prima pipe, Bando CDI and coil, Voodoo BOB adapter

She's a breath of fresh air after riding a Suzuki Burgman 400 for the last 4 months. Still have the Burgie. Prior to that a 2006 Kymco B&W for about 18 months, prior to that a 150cc Chinese scooter. I also have a 1970 Honda CL350
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08 Buddy Italia 150 Prima pipe, Bando CDI and coil, Voodoo BOB adapter Bought from bgwss

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bcolladay wrote:Just bought - "Olive" pre-named by MB member bgwss

2008 with 26260 miles

All mods done by PO

Prima pipe, Bando CDI and coil, Voodoo BOB adapter

She's a breath of fresh air after riding a Suzuki Burgman 400 for the last 4 months. Still have the Burgie. Prior to that a 2006 Kymco B&W for about 18 months, prior to that a 150cc Chinese scooter. I also have a 1970 Honda CL350
And you got the NCY front forks, I see.
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PeteH wrote:
bcolladay wrote:Just bought - "Olive" pre-named by MB member bgwss

2008 with 26260 miles

All mods done by PO

Prima pipe, Bando CDI and coil, Voodoo BOB adapter

She's a breath of fresh air after riding a Suzuki Burgman 400 for the last 4 months. Still have the Burgie. Prior to that a 2006 Kymco B&W for about 18 months, prior to that a 150cc Chinese scooter. I also have a 1970 Honda CL350
And you got the NCY front forks, I see.

Nice scooter! That's a lot of miles. I hope to get that much use out of my 08 as well. Nice mods
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Here she is :D

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My new Buddy Italia 50 8) I got my new seat cover from Cheeky Seats and I should be getting my tail rack, cowl protectors and windscreen shortly.

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