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by RoaringTodd
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Member Intro...
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Wilkum

Wish I could find a $700 Buddy 125. Great deal, and welcome!
by RoaringTodd
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PLEASE HELP new buddy 125 rear brake issue & stability i
Replies: 24
Views: 1283

The rear brake vibrating when you press it while stopped is completely normal. The wheel is connected directly to the motor. When you press the lever, you are closing the gap between the motor, the brake, and the motor. What you are feeling is the motor’s normal vibrations. As to the sticking spot...
by RoaringTodd
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Royal Alloy
Replies: 53
Views: 4015

Agreed about a sub forum needed. I just sold my 2t Stella and now I’m trying to find out more impressions and tips on the Royal Alloys. If they ever come out with a green one... man that will be the perfect replacement for my Great British Stella.
by RoaringTodd
Sun May 10, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Searching for used RH motor
Replies: 0
Views: 750

Searching for used RH motor

Greetings Buddyland. Sadly the crank on my RHt50 snapped off at the splines when I tried to replace the rollers on my variator. The nut apparently seized, and snapped the shaft. :-( I would love to find another motor to swap out. It'll be easier for me than doing a crankcase replacement and not requ...
by RoaringTodd
Sun May 10, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2021 Rattler 200i Coming?
Replies: 19
Views: 1765

I love the ergos on my Roughhouse 50, and if it came out with the 200i version, itd be hard to say no to.

The Cabo 200i, is a very close comparison. If I ever needed a larger scooter, that one is on the top of my list.
by RoaringTodd
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Royal Alloy GT 150 in the USA
Replies: 64
Views: 10146

looks like Genuine didn't learn their lesson from the Stellauto.

at only 125 cc's the Stellauto was pretty much DOA.

Had the Royal Alloy been at 250 - 300 cc's I would've been interested.
by RoaringTodd
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Wiring by the column
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

The wiring under the headset is very crowded, and shorts are common. The wires get old and brittle.

Unscrew the top of the headset (4 screws underneath) and then push up on the speedo cable, the head set should come apart, and then take a look.
by RoaringTodd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
Replies: 29
Views: 2029

I usually kick start as the battery is very weak on those 50's.

TIP: hold the throttle open as you kick start.
by RoaringTodd
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Buddy 50 Won't Start
Replies: 29
Views: 2029

I usually kick start as the battery is very weak on those 50's.

TIP: hold the throttle open as you kick start.
by RoaringTodd
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [NBR] Be careful out there.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1393

My Stella has the JavaSpeed emblem on the front. Bought it off a guy from there.
by RoaringTodd
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In Cold - Starts then dies
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

I'd try the idle adjustment a little higher. Wouldn't hurt, and its easy to reach.
by RoaringTodd
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In Cold - Starts then dies
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

I'd try the idle adjustment a little higher. Wouldn't hurt, and its easy to reach.
by RoaringTodd
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who's Crashed? [Crash Reports]
Replies: 1752
Views: 162435

Have to agree about the front brake - you didn't mention if you were braking at that time, but whenever there is gravel, wet leaves, or just a slippery condition, avoid the front brake. (experience speaking here).

Glad you and your buddy aren't that hurt. Experience is the best teacher.
by RoaringTodd
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suddenly Buddy won’t start. Need help urgently if possible
Replies: 31
Views: 2213

Sorry to be that guy... but...

Is the kill switch off?
by RoaringTodd
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: 4t Parts worries with LML being sold.
Replies: 6
Views: 1831

Not to be a negative Nancy, but BigDaddy blew up his 4t this summer at Amerivespa, and just gave up on Stellas. He got a Vespa GT. Your scooter, running well, should be fine. BigDaddy did all sorts of things to his scooter, mods, etc... Leave it stock, and you should be able to enjoy it for some time.
by RoaringTodd
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: small passengers
Replies: 10
Views: 1659

I strapped a baby carrier to the passenger seat for the ride home from the hospital.
by RoaringTodd
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: buddy 50 won't start (with video)
Replies: 5
Views: 940

The charging system on the Buddy and the RH is so weak, most of the time I need to kickstart anyways.
by RoaringTodd
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Older buddy50 upgrade worth it? PERFORMANCE KIT (STAGE 2)
Replies: 1
Views: 796

There's no replacement for displacement.

I've not had good luck with upgrades. There's always a trade off, and sometimes I feel foolish for spending xx amount for only .y percentage increase in performance.

Stockers are less likely to give give you reliability issues.
by RoaringTodd
Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: G400C Discussion
Topic: Genuine G400C
Replies: 487
Views: 74991

Royal Enfield has the G400c BEAT.
by RoaringTodd
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
Replies: 14
Views: 2600

Cheers mate - thank you for your work on this -

Will have to do this later on my RH when I have more time.

Todd
by RoaringTodd
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
Replies: 14
Views: 2600

So.... what's the update? :-)
by RoaringTodd
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: 150 2t mod 24/24 carb
Replies: 2
Views: 1155

I have a 24/24 on a stock 150cc.

Nothing but headache on tuning.

Stick with stock.

55/160 idle, 160AC be3, and 105 main jet, check main jetting.
by RoaringTodd
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
Replies: 14
Views: 2600

quicker take off without losing top speed.

Stock I was hitting 50RHPH

Now I hit only 40, although my take off is quicker. (not when coming down a hill and re-accelerating though)
by RoaringTodd
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seat cushion
Replies: 16
Views: 1967

Airhawk. Did 1 day on my Versys. Ass numb. Got the airhawk, did 4 days. Felt like Rhiannon's ass.
by RoaringTodd
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: G400C Discussion
Topic: Genuine G400C
Replies: 487
Views: 74991

The SYM Wolf 300i is out now.

I, too, am keeping an eye on the RE twins.

The Himalayan is quite the bargain.
by RoaringTodd
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
Replies: 14
Views: 2600

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 speed fell 10 mph.
by RoaringTodd
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Where to tap power?
Replies: 6
Views: 1407

I've run a battery tender lead from the battery. It sticks out of the left hand cowl. I then plug in an USB adaptor then the charging cord. Works well for me. You can run the cord through the shopping bag hook and up to the headset.
by RoaringTodd
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Looking into transmission tuning
Replies: 14
Views: 2600

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 set up correctly.

Read my ride report "4 Days on RH50" for more information.
by RoaringTodd
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upgrade debate - Hooligan or PCX 150
Replies: 18
Views: 1594

Check out the SYM /Lance Cabo - very capable scooter, flat floor board, and 169cc Fuel Injected, and a very competitive price. If I was in the market for a new scooter, this is what I would go for,
by RoaringTodd
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: G400C Discussion
Topic: Genuine G400C
Replies: 487
Views: 74991

Now the rumors are going around the Genuine Scooter Co. will be importing Royal Alloys. I've seen some posts from other scooter shops showing the Royal Alloys then those posts mysteriously disappear.
by RoaringTodd
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: First Post - I bought a wrecked Stella 2T
Replies: 6
Views: 1383

You're not too far from Carlisle Cycle and Scooter. They rebuild my Stella headset after I crashed it and bent up the handlebars. Bill knows his stuff, I'd check them out.

The wiring on the Stella can be real troublesome. just a little warning.

Enjoy!
by RoaringTodd
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Site registration is broken?
Replies: 13
Views: 1836

High Note

High note you said?
by RoaringTodd
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
Replies: 6
Views: 1938

Try your local shop first.
by RoaringTodd
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
Replies: 6
Views: 1938

Been there done that

I've had the exact same thing happen to me. The ignition is attached to the steering stem in the front fairing with two bolts. You will need to loosen and move the panel facing your knees (where the ignition is) to have access to those bolts. The ignition is connected to the motor by an electric con...
by RoaringTodd
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: Stolen RH recovered, ignition damage help
Replies: 6
Views: 1938

I've had the exact same thing happen to me. The front ignition comes apart in the front fairing with two screws. You will need to loosen and move the panel facing your knees (where the ignition is) to have access to those screws. The ignition is connected to the motor by an electric connection, so a...
by RoaringTodd
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Ummm...I had to P again
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

My Stella is all banged up. Has her own quirks and idiosyncrasies. Drives me up the wall sometimes trying to figure out what's wrong.

I have a powerful Japanese touring motorcycle, but the Stella is still my favorite ride.

Congrats on P'ing again.
by RoaringTodd
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NBR Lance Cabo 125
Replies: 4
Views: 826

I rode a Cabo for 4 days when I crashed my Stella. Nothing but good times.
by RoaringTodd
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2017 SMAX (used) or New Kymco Like 150i?
Replies: 38
Views: 3365

Have you even looked at the SYM Fiddle III?
by RoaringTodd
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noob Buddy 170i owner here just saying hi!
Replies: 13
Views: 1846

Already got the stickering bug, I see :-)

Welcome.
by RoaringTodd
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
Replies: 49
Views: 4266

I know the feeling of wanting to go modern, away from the headache of always tinkering with a Stella. I have a 50cc roughhouse. Not Zuma. IMO if I was to go get a modern scooter, I'd look at the SYM Fiddle III or the Lance Cabo - $2,899 new for a 179 cc EFI and manufactured by a reputable company in...
by RoaringTodd
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
Replies: 49
Views: 4266

Don't you have a CHT hooked up to your engine? That has saved my neck many times when I see the temperature going up, I back off.
by RoaringTodd
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smoky Mountain Crawl and Great Gas Mileage
Replies: 2
Views: 823

You're blessed to live in the area and have all those routes close by!
by RoaringTodd
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 655 miles 4 days on a Roughhouse 50 - ride report complete!
Replies: 3
Views: 969

The ride report has been completed - thought you would enjoy this read.
by RoaringTodd
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: 4 day Roughhouse 50cc ride.
Replies: 2
Views: 2069

4 day Roughhouse 50cc ride.

A few weeks ago I went on a 4 day scooter trip with some buddies. I did a write up on an Adventure Rider forum. Thought you might enjoy reading this

http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/o ... 2.1316465/
by RoaringTodd
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CARB Spotting - 2018
Replies: 114
Views: 10822

What is Boom Motorcycles? :roll:
by RoaringTodd
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 655 miles 4 days on a Roughhouse 50 - ride report complete!
Replies: 3
Views: 969

655 miles 4 days on a Roughhouse 50 - ride report complete!

I've started a thread on ADVrider Epic Rides. I haven't completed it yet, but thought you guys would enjoy reading along.

RoaringTodd

http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/o ... 2.1316465/
by RoaringTodd
Mon May 21, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion
Topic: HELP! New NCY Super Trans and Performance air filter
Replies: 6
Views: 2122

My money would be on the air filter and jetting.
by RoaringTodd
Mon May 21, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: 2T vs Auto
Replies: 13
Views: 2104

2t STELLA

That is the standard going price for a 2T Stella in good shape. Those are getting rarer and rarer.
by RoaringTodd
Fri May 11, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Royal Alloys
Replies: 12
Views: 1873

Danke

Thanks JSRJR for the information!
by RoaringTodd
Thu May 10, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Royal Alloys
Replies: 12
Views: 1873

Royal Alloys

There was a mention of the new Royal Alloys coming to the USA.

I don't think there was a CARB report on those yet? Jsjir?

Tell me more.