Forums
 FAQHelp  LinksLinks    SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Search found 256 matches
Forums
Author Message
  Topic: winter riding
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 15
Views: 800

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:19 am   Subject: winter riding
I ride as long as I can , as long as the roads are clear. Once rode when it was 7 degrees ... that was a bit much. Like everyone says , just dress for it.

Dont think I would do it in snow and ice. ...
  Topic: Injection oil capacity?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 2
Views: 549

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:42 am   Subject: Injection oil capacity?
Well I found out how much oil you "can't" put in it. Embarassed

I had a quart and was pouring it in slowly, looking down the hole to see if I could see the oil. I put almost all of it in and ...
  Topic: Blinkers - Turn Signals on the fritz & battery wont char
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 8
Views: 1102

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:32 am   Subject: Blinkers - Turn Signals on the fritz & battery wont char
I had similar problem. I put in new battery and got nothing. It blew the fuse by the battery when I put battery in. Elictric start / blinkers / brake light and "dash" light did not work. He ...
  Topic: Injection oil capacity?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 2
Views: 549

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:06 am   Subject: Injection oil capacity?
How much injection oil does the 50 hold?
  Topic: Derestricted Buddy 50cc Noise Question
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 7
Views: 940

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 3:58 am   Subject: Re: Derestricted Buddy 50cc Noise Question
Hello all.
....... but then makes a loud weeeeee sound when accelerating.


Are you sure it is the scooter making the"WEEEEEE" noise? Laughing
  Topic: Stella on wish list and have some questions.
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 11
Views: 2211

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 6:25 am   Subject: Stella on wish list and have some questions.
Are the tires tubed?

What kind of speed do you get out of each gear?

I have heard that they are kind of high maintenence. Are they?
And what kind of maintenence are we talking about?
  Topic: Rectifier?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 1
Views: 621

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 6:18 am   Subject: Rectifier?
Had my Buddy worked on the other day because of electrical problems.I did not get to talk to anyone at the shop because I had a friend drop off the check and I picked up scooter after hours.

What i ...
  Topic: Will this make it under warrenty?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 2
Views: 645

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 5:13 am   Subject: Will this make it under warrenty?
I am having electrical issues with my Buddy Sad

I called and left a message on my dealers phone on the last day of my warrenty. 8/06/09 (I called at 6:00 they closed at 5:30) I brought it in on 8/ ...
  Topic: Additives and preservatives
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 44
Views: 8509

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:18 am   Subject: Additives and preservatives
....... 20 pulls later it fired up (smoked a lot but ran)
That stuff is great!
(BTW I still have the 81 sled & ride it every winter now.... nothing runs like a Deere!)

I thought the saying wa ...
  Topic: Replaced battery ..... now what?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 1
Views: 677

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:56 am   Subject: Replaced battery ..... now what?
Ok I have posted some of this before but some new twists have been added. Sad

My battery has been going out so I have been having to kick start Bud for a week or so. I thought I would put up with ...
  Topic: Did I "assume" wrong?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 7
Views: 912

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:49 am   Subject: Did I "assume" wrong?
Does running it with a bad battery do any other harm to the electrical system?
  Topic: Did I "assume" wrong?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 7
Views: 912

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:46 am   Subject: Did I "assume" wrong?
My battery has been crapping out for awhile so I have to kick start it all the time now ....... I thought I would just wait till next year to get a new one. I "assumed" that the the scooter ...
  Topic: Could Gas cap Leak, cause Low Milage?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 15
Views: 1535

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:47 am   Subject: Could Gas cap Leak, cause Low Milage?
We switched our scooters and found that mine got about 5 mpg more, hers was 5 mpg less, still not the 15 to 20 mpg difference.

Im a little confused . Didnt you say "Mine 70, her's 77 mpg" ...
  Topic: Yes, I rode my scooter to work today
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 40
Views: 2585

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 5:12 am   Subject: Yes, I rode my scooter to work today
Scooter/motorcycle parking is right by the employee entrance so everyone sees it when they come in. Last winter I would have peolpe ask me "You rode your scooter in today?" ... I would answe ...
  Topic: Stella VS Buddy size comparison
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 4
Views: 1950

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 5:34 am   Subject: Stella VS Buddy size comparison
How much more room does the Stella then the Bud? (foot room / seating position / passenger ) I have only seen one Stella from a distence.
  Topic: Federal legislators considering ban on texting while driving
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 27
Views: 1621

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:55 am   Subject: Federal legislators considering ban on texting while driving
I find it kind of sad that they have to spend time and money on making it a law about something that people should have enough common sense to not be doing in the 1st place.
  Topic: [NBR] Looking for music...
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 5
Views: 650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:45 am   Subject: [NBR] Looking for music...
Thanks siobhan ..... kind of pricey but I can get them.

Those bands make me smile when I hear them ... so maybe it is worth it Smile
  Topic: [NBR] Looking for music...
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 5
Views: 650

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:26 am   Subject: [NBR] Looking for music...
I have been looking for a couple of bands on CD or downloadable(legaly) that I can not find at all. One is "Fingerprintz" A Scotish band from late 70's early 80's ..... albums "The Ver ...
  Topic: Battery life
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 5
Views: 677

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:30 am   Subject: Battery life
What kind of battery life is normal?

Most of my trips are prety short if that makes a difference.
  Topic: Still Riding in 100 degree Heat
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 28
Views: 1508

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:55 am   Subject: Still Riding in 100 degree Heat
........Kaos, I'm neck and neck with you for cold, I accidentally rode one morning when it was 19... I thought it was going to be warmer, lol......

I accidently rode one morning when it was 7 .... ...
  Topic: Kick-Start your 4th using leg power only
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 7
Views: 733

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 5:13 am   Subject: Re: Kick-Start your 4th using leg power only
....., i do it all the time, 2 kicks max, brake and throttle, jack stand of course.,,


You dont need to brake when kicking
  Topic: I want to tell you somthing important!
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 91
Views: 5760

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 5:02 am   Subject: I want to tell you somthing important!
I'm about to start spewing swirls and pixie stars... Rolling Eyes

When I start spewing swirls .... others might start seeing stars Shocked
  Topic: How long should my battery hold a charge?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 5
Views: 701

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:06 am   Subject: Re: How long should my battery hold a charge?
I"m going on vacation and am wondering how long a battery will keep it's charge? When do I need to put it on a trickle? It's a Buddy 50.

I have had my 50 for 2 years and have never had it on ...
  Topic: I have a part dillema
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 9
Views: 883

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 4:42 am   Subject: I have a part dillema
....... I also need to call around to see how much money it would cost to have a machinist do the nessessary modifications to the wheels.......

I am a machinist ...... if anyone wanted somthing lik ...
  Topic: [NSR] Michael Jackson dead???
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 26
Views: 1568

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:42 am   Subject: [NSR] Michael Jackson dead???
At least he left us with a lot of great music...and boys in need of therapy.

....and unemployed plastic surgens.
  Topic: Buddy 70cc feels the heat, help!!
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 13
Views: 1086

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:22 am   Subject: Buddy 70cc feels the heat, help!!
Dude, For long times ago, I had minibike. I was used to modifed my 50cc YSR Yahama and rode it so fast reach the 75mph, and fun, but use my own judgment.

Anyway I guaranty would modify buddy 50 ...
  Topic: Buddy Runs Better in the Evening?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 11
Views: 1122

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:11 am   Subject: Buddy Runs Better in the Evening?
On your way home are you riding with the rotation of the earth? Confused
  Topic: I need a scooter suggestion
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 26
Views: 1469

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:42 am   Subject: I need a scooter suggestion
I just CAN NOT get past that front end of the Elite....

Kymco Grand Vista is cool
  Topic: $700 Buddy
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 15
Views: 1886

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:14 am   Subject: $700 Buddy
There is a Buddy 50 in the "For Sale" section here that is not a salvage for $500 ..... that is just crazy cheap.
  Topic: Puff and Go
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 29
Views: 1434

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 5:28 am   Subject: Puff and Go
I like your quote, but isn't it The Clash ... "Lost In The Supermarket?"


DOH !!!!! ahhhh .... you are right. (Brain fart)
  Topic: Puff and Go
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 29
Views: 1434

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:59 am   Subject: Puff and Go
I do it ... it isnt that big of deal except on real windy days.

I also think that with all the new laws that they are infringing on smokers rights.
  Topic: Naked scooter ride?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 46
Views: 7504

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:21 am   Subject: Naked scooter ride?
Well I dont think that they belong to the ATGATT club Confused
  Topic: Taking my scooter fishing.
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 13
Views: 3423

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:40 am   Subject: Taking my scooter fishing.
Find the good old Popeel Pocket Fisherman
  Topic: What do you do for work??
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 429
Views: 33011

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 4:41 am   Subject: What do you do for work??
Machinist . I program and set up CNC lathes. I started working there temporarly 27 years ago.......I'm beging to think the other place isn't going to call Confused
  Topic: 50 preformance spring?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 2
Views: 637

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 4:30 am   Subject: 50 preformance spring?
Preformance Variator spring.
  Topic: 50 preformance spring?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 2
Views: 637

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 25, 2009 5:33 am   Subject: 50 preformance spring?
What does this do for the 50?
  Topic: Still More Danger To Scooter/2-Wheel Riders
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 42
Views: 2047

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 4:41 am   Subject: Still More Danger To Scooter/2-Wheel Riders
I hate talking on a cell while I'm driving ... it interfers with my book reading time on my ipod. Wink
  Topic: Black Jack "porn"
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 16
Views: 3623

PostForum: Scooter Gallery   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 5:17 am   Subject: Black Jack "porn"
That looks like a great ride down that hill in the 2nd pic Very Happy
  Topic: Scooterworks Yard Sale
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 36
Views: 2656

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 4:52 am   Subject: Scooterworks Yard Sale
....... Do you all think I HAVE to go to my sister in laws wedding? Sad

uhhhh ... Your sister in laws wedding? Wouldn't that already make her married to your brother? ( or in some states I guess cou ...
  Topic: Buy'n a Buddy (If the price is right)
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 56
Views: 3675

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 08, 2009 4:25 am   Subject: Buy'n a Buddy (If the price is right)
The dealer in Mankato MN where I got mine sells them at MSRP , no destination & set up fee , just tax and license. The dealer in Owatonna Mn was selling TGB scoots at MSRP or less , no destinatio ...
  Topic: Buddy performance pipe!
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 62
Views: 32050

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 04, 2009 4:53 am   Subject: Buddy performance pipe!
So someone buy the damn thing and do a couple of dyno runs.
Simple as that and no more acting like 13 year olds.

You did see that this is a 2year old thread that you are replying to?

Look for m ...
  Topic: 50 + prima ....worth it?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 9
Views: 1005

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 5:06 am   Subject: 50 + prima ....worth it?
I don't re-jet and I ride from March to December and don't have a problem.



THANX alot .... I kind of had myself talked out of it ... but now Im leaning the other way AGAIN Confused
  Topic: buddy 150
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 26
Views: 2128

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 5:00 am   Subject: Re: buddy 150
.... i was all set to get a kymco poeples or grandvista 250, but the five dealers with in 70 mile of me only have in stock up to 125CC and want me to put money down to order a 250 sight unseen. not! : ...
  Topic: Buddy 125 will not start after oil change
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 16
Views: 2113

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 4:41 am   Subject: Buddy 125 will not start after oil change
Do you try kick starting? Try kicking it a few times with key off then kick and give it some gas with key on.

Can over filling it w/oil do this?
  Topic: knee guards that will fit under pants
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 19
Views: 3044

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:37 am   Subject: knee guards that will fit under pants
.... Wouldn't a cup work better? ROFL

.... a we-knee gaurd? Razz
  Topic: 50 + prima ....worth it?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 9
Views: 1005

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:24 am   Subject: Re: 50 + prima ....worth it?
..... I also hear that the Prima makes it more tempramentel(sp) to temp changes .... meaning you have to rejet for different seasons? What kind of temp range would the jets cover? ....... How many di ...
  Topic: 50 + prima ....worth it?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 9
Views: 1005

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:55 am   Subject: 50 + prima ....worth it?
I am kind of looking at doing the Prima pipe/kit on a 50. I hear you have to repack it now and then or it gets pretty loud (how loud that is Im not sure) anyway that doesnt seem like a big deal. ..... ...
  Topic: someone please warn me
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 35
Views: 1966

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 4:21 am   Subject: someone please warn me
One more for "Some of the gear"
  Topic: New here...50 cc?
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 44
Views: 1849

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:21 am   Subject: New here...50 cc?
I have a 50 and for the most part it does what I need it to do .... 95% or more of riding on 30 mph streets. Most riding is under 8 miles. What I really notice is wind. It can make it tough to get muc ...
  Topic: Oficial crazy 175cc kit thread
Buddy_wannabe

Replies: 233
Views: 8299

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:26 am   Subject: Oficial crazy 175cc kit thread
one question:
so let's say if 13+ people buy these kits, would it be cheaper than $160?

just curious Smile


my question was never answered Sad

15 people would be $155
17 people would be $150 ...
 
Page 1 of 6 Goto page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  Next
Time: GMT
Jump to:  

  Scootergear designed by riders for riders


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
All Content Copyright 2007-2011 by Modern Buddy. All Rights Reserved.