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  Topic: A full 32 oz.oil change
FromHereToThere

Replies: 7
Views: 1824

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:08 am   Subject: A full 32 oz.oil change
Look at the ratings for it. Google T6 in motorcycles and see what people say. Price keeps going up at Walmart. Darn near the best oil you can buy.

From the internet, so it has to be true. Smile
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  Topic: Buddy eclipse
FromHereToThere

Replies: 23
Views: 3546

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:18 am   Subject: Buddy eclipse
why is the piggyback shock upside down?
  Topic: Buddy eclipse
FromHereToThere

Replies: 23
Views: 3546

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:16 am   Subject: Buddy eclipse
site is live now:

http://www.genuinescooters.com/eclipse.html

spiffy, i would maybe go for it if i didn't already have my ride!


Hey wow great to see you......you are an OG
  Topic: anyone drive a buddy riot? would you for $600?
FromHereToThere

Replies: 8
Views: 1614

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:43 pm   Subject: anyone drive a buddy riot? would you for $600?
Stolen?
  Topic: Takeout food fit in top case?
FromHereToThere

Replies: 22
Views: 3771

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 4:03 am   Subject: Takeout food fit in top case?
The back of the tail bag must be unhooked for refueling. I have to make sure I gas up before picking up takeout food.


Nah they got it
  Topic: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 3
Views: 1183

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:19 pm   Subject: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
It was stuck at the top. I tapped it and it settled right in. Big thanks Viney.
  Topic: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 3
Views: 1183

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:11 pm   Subject: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
Yup, sure is. Use a flashlight, open the gas cap and shine the light in there. give the little black float on the wire a flick. BE GENTLE. no naked lights ( open flame)


Ill try it. Thanks!
  Topic: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 3
Views: 1183

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 6:36 pm   Subject: Fuel gauge stuck on "F" on Roughhouse.
The lights still work on the dash. I realize there is a float in the tank. Stuck float?
  Topic: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
FromHereToThere

Replies: 9
Views: 1482

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:38 am   Subject: Re: outboard oil = no ash
The very specific issue with outboard oil is that there is no ash in it. This is a term that describes the zinc content, that would be bad to pump into the lake but helps lubricate your cylinder wall ...
  Topic: Spin on oil filter Buddy 125-170
FromHereToThere

Replies: 10
Views: 2360

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:02 am   Subject: Spin on oil filter Buddy 125-170
Hex nut filter is all good
  Topic: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
FromHereToThere

Replies: 9
Views: 1482

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:00 am   Subject: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
Just bought some motul710

Good stuff. It keeps the piston, cylinder and exhaust pretty clean.


That's what I always use.........I just thought Id change it up.....guess not.....this is a hard r ...
  Topic: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
FromHereToThere

Replies: 9
Views: 1482

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:27 pm   Subject: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
Just bought some motul710
  Topic: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
FromHereToThere

Replies: 9
Views: 1482

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:48 pm   Subject: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
No don't do it. It has to be scooter specific.


Can you be more specific? This oil exceeds JASO and ISO EGD

-Dan
  Topic: My Buddy 170i gets 83 miles per gallon
FromHereToThere

Replies: 8
Views: 1337

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:51 pm   Subject: My Buddy 170i gets 83 miles per gallon
Yeah with EFI that sounds right.......those 170s are tuned down a bit much imo.
  Topic: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
FromHereToThere

Replies: 9
Views: 1482

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:32 pm   Subject: Just bougt some Quicksilver 2T oil to put in my Roughhouse..
Full synth.....I think it will be fine but it is a boat oil.....
  Topic: 2T Yamaha Zuma 50 or Genuine Roughhouse 50 also 2T
FromHereToThere

Replies: 21
Views: 4586

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 2:18 am   Subject: 2T Yamaha Zuma 50 or Genuine Roughhouse 50 also 2T
Got the Roughhouse Sport and it does an honest 45mph. Great handling. Great looks. Cheaper that the Zuma and great dealer support in my area.

What's the difference between the Sport and the non-Spo ...
  Topic: 250cc Superhero
FromHereToThere

Replies: 3
Views: 1225

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:48 pm   Subject: 250cc Superhero
Gal has moxie. I love it.
  Topic: 2T Yamaha Zuma 50 or Genuine Roughhouse 50 also 2T
FromHereToThere

Replies: 21
Views: 4586

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:44 pm   Subject: 2T Yamaha Zuma 50 or Genuine Roughhouse 50 also 2T
First scoot was an '09 zuma, last of the 2t. It was fine, but I thinke the roughhouse is going to be a little more fun and better suspension.

The Sports piggyback shock is awesome. Plus the front ...
  Topic: 2T Yamaha Zuma 50 or Genuine Roughhouse 50 also 2T
FromHereToThere

Replies: 21
Views: 4586

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:19 pm   Subject: 2T Yamaha Zuma 50 or Genuine Roughhouse 50 also 2T
Got the Roughhouse Sport and it does an honest 45mph. Great handling. Great looks. Cheaper that the Zuma and great dealer support in my area.
  Topic: Valve Adjustment Issue
FromHereToThere

Replies: 7
Views: 1405

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:57 pm   Subject: Valve Adjustment Issue
that isn't a gasket and im confused......done several valve adjustments on a 150 and never saw that
  Topic: Carburetor Cleaning And Removing
FromHereToThere

Replies: 9
Views: 4192

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:26 pm   Subject: Carburetor Cleaning And Removing
Oil changes don't apply to the roughhouse (or any 2-strokes)

For $320, take it back and complain the problem wasn't fixed.

Have been using crap gas? Mine would only run on 93 octane chevron.
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  Topic: Trading the roughhouse, what would you get?
FromHereToThere

Replies: 13
Views: 4571

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:19 pm   Subject: Trading the roughhouse, what would you get?
Plenty of Yama forums. Nice ride. Totally jelly.
  Topic: Lance Cabo 125 versus Buddy 125
FromHereToThere

Replies: 20
Views: 4826

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:08 pm   Subject: Lance Cabo 125 versus Buddy 125
You will be very disappointed with the performance of a Cabo if you are used to a Buddy.
  Topic: 2009 Pink buddy 125
FromHereToThere

Replies: 1
Views: 844

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 1:46 am   Subject: Re: 2009 Pink buddy 125
Needed upper and lower headset pieces and silver headlight trim. Send pic and price. Shipping to 68144


There is a "buddy owners" page on FB. I just bought a new exhaust from a private s ...
  Topic: BUDDY 125 v. 2016 Yamaha Zuma 125
FromHereToThere

Replies: 7
Views: 2205

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 10:14 pm   Subject: BUDDY 125 v. 2016 Yamaha Zuma 125
Thanks for the input, but I would rather HAVE an oil filter.
  Topic: About to complain, tell me if out of line
FromHereToThere

Replies: 35
Views: 3447

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 11:40 am   Subject: About to complain, tell me if out of line
Yes, don't ride it. OEM mufflers are upwards of $500 plus drilling out the sheared off bolts when they shear off.

It's a littlr tricky to get everything lined up with the extra adapter that the Bu ...
  Topic: BUDDY 125 v. 2016 Yamaha Zuma 125
FromHereToThere

Replies: 7
Views: 2205

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 11:42 pm   Subject: BUDDY 125 v. 2016 Yamaha Zuma 125
There are tons of aftermarket items for the Yamaha also. I'm not sure how the stock shocks are, but upgrading them does wonders for your handling.

What do you think of simply adding a performance e ...
  Topic: My new PCX150
FromHereToThere

Replies: 14
Views: 3052

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 7:23 pm   Subject: My new PCX150
Did you also consider the Yamaha Smax? if so, I am interested in what tipped your decision in favor of the PCX.

I was thinking the same thing. Brand loyalty plays a part many times. A Honda is a Ho ...
  Topic: Waves from motorcyclists
FromHereToThere

Replies: 13
Views: 2451

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 7:07 pm   Subject: Waves from motorcyclists
I get more waves while riding the Roughhouse than Buddy. Sportier look I guess. I'll wave at all MCs the next week or so and report back.
  Topic: BUDDY 125 v. 2016 Yamaha Zuma 125
FromHereToThere

Replies: 7
Views: 2205

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 7:00 pm   Subject: BUDDY 125 v. 2016 Yamaha Zuma 125
There are tons of aftermarket items for the Yamaha also. I'm not sure how the stock shocks are, but upgrading them does wonders for your handling.
  Topic: Top Speed - 170i
FromHereToThere

Replies: 5
Views: 2639

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 9:22 am   Subject: Top Speed - 170i
My Buddy 150 will do GPS 63.

My Rouhghhouse a solid 43.
  Topic: I Had My First Crash Today
FromHereToThere

Replies: 8
Views: 1549

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 9:16 am   Subject: I Had My First Crash Today
Never tipped, never crashed.

I have never laid my bike on its side.

Cool
  Topic: Torque Spec for Valve Adjust?
FromHereToThere

Replies: 5
Views: 1490

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun May 01, 2016 6:16 am   Subject: Torque Spec for Valve Adjust?
Feel thing. If the feeler scrapes gently.......I have done it 5 or so times.
  Topic: Just bought my first Buddy!
FromHereToThere

Replies: 20
Views: 2337

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:54 am   Subject: Just bought my first Buddy!
Checked the valves at 500 and again at 4,000 miles. Both times the intake valve was spot on. Exhaust valve was tight both times. This is pretty common, way more heat at the exhaust than intake.

...
  Topic: Best place to buy oil filters for Buddy 170i?
FromHereToThere

Replies: 7
Views: 1826

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:41 pm   Subject: Best place to buy oil filters for Buddy 170i?
thank you. i can't hand-tighten the filter?

You are supposed to torque wrench it(forgot the lbs) but I just use a regular wrench and have had no problems. I wouldn't just hand tighten it.
  Topic: max speed stock
FromHereToThere

Replies: 20
Views: 4544

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:43 pm   Subject: max speed stock
Can't offer much other than I am 165ish and I have had it pegged past 50 a few times. My thought is that the engine can handle the trans just fine and if I did a 70cc kit I would look into an "up ...
  Topic: How many miles on your scoot? and life expectancy?
FromHereToThere

Replies: 44
Views: 15199

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:40 pm   Subject: How many miles on your scoot? and life expectancy?
Just shy of 10,000 miles on my 2014 Stella 4T.

...about 3,000 of those are on the rebuilt engine. Had a misaligned part from the factory, which traveled it's way through the motor causing death and ...
  Topic: I am picking up a new RH Sport next week. UPDATE-It's here!
FromHereToThere

Replies: 20
Views: 3660

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:30 pm   Subject: I am picking up a new RH Sport next week. UPDATE-It's here!
Glad to hear your liking it! I had to get used to the cap, also it seemed to get better after a couple on and off's.


Oh yeah, when I get around 15k on the RH I am going to install a stage 3 kit a ...
  Topic: I am picking up a new RH Sport next week. UPDATE-It's here!
FromHereToThere

Replies: 20
Views: 3660

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:27 pm   Subject: I am picking up a new RH Sport next week. UPDATE-It's here!
Glad to hear your liking it! I had to get used to the cap, also it seemed to get better after a couple on and off's.


Yeah the first time I filled up it took a minute to get the key out and get it ...
  Topic: I am picking up a new RH Sport next week. UPDATE-It's here!
FromHereToThere

Replies: 20
Views: 3660

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 6:50 pm   Subject: I am picking up a new RH Sport next week. UPDATE-It's here!
Just wanted to give a short review so far. VERY quick 50cc. Very solid ride. The rear shock takes corners great. Better handling than my Buddy150.

The underseat storage is smaller. Oh well.

The ...
  Topic: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 10
Views: 2146

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:55 pm   Subject: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
I'm still rocking my Prima after 12k miles. Might try the NCY if it ever went to pot, but it's been doing well.


Found a new one(stock) on FB for $100. Im pleased with that. I'll need to ask som ...
  Topic: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 10
Views: 2146

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:48 pm   Subject: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
This is what Im looking at. I don't think Ill have to re-jet with this. Price is not really a problem. This will be my first foray into maint. other than oils and valve adj.

http://www.scooterworks ...
  Topic: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 10
Views: 2146

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:46 pm   Subject: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
Check the buddy owners Facebook page. Colin was giving away two stock exhausts. He might still have one.


Thanks....I can't post a comment yet but that is a cool page!
  Topic: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 10
Views: 2146

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:18 pm   Subject: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
Unless you can find a used one, a stock exhaust is verrrrry expensive. The NCY with the silencer installed is a good replacement if you don't want the loudness of an aftermarket exhaust.


This is ...
  Topic: fuel Filter and more
FromHereToThere

Replies: 37
Views: 5652

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:04 pm   Subject: fuel Filter and more
Do you have the gas cap drilled? Might help it start easier with a full tank.


Drilled my cap after I was stranded and towed.....vaporlock is real
  Topic: Just bought a used 2016 RH, has two problems, hoping for hel
FromHereToThere

Replies: 23
Views: 4245

PostForum: Black Cat, Rattler & Roughhouse Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 2:31 pm   Subject: Just bought a used 2016 RH, has two problems, hoping for hel
The exhaust is the problem. Reinstall the stock one and the stock jets for the carb.


I will never understand why someone buys a great new scooter and messes with it before it's broken in. SMH.... ...
  Topic: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
FromHereToThere

Replies: 10
Views: 2146

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 2:28 pm   Subject: Need a new exhaust for my Buddy 150.
I just want to buy a stock exhaust and replace the old one. The old one has a "rattle" in it and its also rusting, so I just want to clean my baby up a bit.

My question is what kind of ga ...
  Topic: Kawasaki's making a Grom
FromHereToThere

Replies: 6
Views: 1610

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:19 am   Subject: Kawasaki's making a Grom
I am SERIOUSLY digging this trend of manufacturers sending their small bikes to the States. These are, imvho, ideal urban commuter bikes.

Edit: well, ideal within the motorcycle space. Obvs no mot ...
  Topic: Took the 150 out and it burped........
FromHereToThere

Replies: 3
Views: 897

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:41 am   Subject: Took the 150 out and it burped........
You can't ride year round in NC?


We have cold weather too. But yeah, I let my Buddy sit too long.

There was a little water in the fuel supply IMO. Nothing a good Italian tune-up couldn't fix.
  Topic: typical carb adjustment
FromHereToThere

Replies: 2
Views: 1481

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:22 am   Subject: typical carb adjustment
Is the top screw the idle?

The phillips? My guess.

If I were you, if you have the thing apart, soak it in Seafoam or kerosene, then light it on fire.
 
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