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  Topic: 2T oil tank overfilled?
jimmbomb

Replies: 15
Views: 1427

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:33 pm   Subject: 2T oil tank overfilled?
Is your bike a 09?
If so, those had a problem with the check valve staying open when too much oil in the tank. A solution was to only put a half quart at a time when adding.
  Topic: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
jimmbomb

Replies: 49
Views: 3599

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:53 pm   Subject: Engine Blown Again, What to do?
Just wait till you get bit by the P200 bug!
Power, top end, reliability, classic style and sound.
Mine is stock with a 226 pipe, rejet and it shits and gets.
Good luck
  Topic: Newish Stella 4T engine stalls/dies while riding
jimmbomb

Replies: 43
Views: 4608

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:42 pm   Subject: Newish Stella 4T engine stalls/dies while riding
Re-route your fuel line to ensure that the flow is always downhill and no short turns.
Also, spray out your float needle and needle seat. Make sure that the float moves up and down freely and the nee ...
  Topic: New 2012 Stella Owner Needs Guidance
jimmbomb

Replies: 2
Views: 963

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:26 pm   Subject: New 2012 Stella Owner Needs Guidance
Ive owned a 2010 4t Stella and managed to fit a side-stand underneath the centerstand mounts and have them both.
It took some finagelling, but worked out great in the end.
Good luck
  Topic: FIXED: 4T clutch failure
jimmbomb

Replies: 8
Views: 1169

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:18 pm   Subject: FIXED: 4T clutch failure
He'll have to drain the oil and find the pieces of the old part in there.
Mine was found in 2 pieces.
  Topic: FIXED: 4T clutch failure
jimmbomb

Replies: 8
Views: 1169

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:57 pm   Subject: FIXED: 4T clutch failure
Not on my old 2010.. it was a small part that sorta looked like a hook or claw with a square hole in it that sat ontop of some type arm that went down. no bigger than a cigarette butt..it broke where ...
  Topic: FIXED: 4T clutch failure
jimmbomb

Replies: 8
Views: 1169

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:13 pm   Subject: FIXED: 4T clutch failure
I bought a first year 4t 2010, and the clutch actuator arm broke on mine.
It was replaced under warrenty.
Cable was intact.
Good luck
  Topic: Shimmy shimmy shake shake
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 968

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:39 pm   Subject: Shimmy shimmy shake shake
Not so much, it's the rear axle itself. Take off the rear wheel, hub and all, and check out the condition of the axle splines.
Ok, thanks Stanza for the expertise. Project for Friday.
  Topic: Shimmy shimmy shake shake
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 968

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:48 pm   Subject: Shimmy shimmy shake shake
Driveshaft splines worn out, or the splines on the hub?
Will that show up as metal in the gear oil when I drain it? Thanks
  Topic: Shimmy shimmy shake shake
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 968

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:27 pm   Subject: Shimmy shimmy shake shake
Hi, my 1981 P200e has recently developed a shimmy sometimes in 3 or 4th gears. Mostle when reducing speed and happens too when cruising 3rd and 4th gear.
Not on acceleration though.
Any ideas? Thank ...
  Topic: Stella 2T Upgrade Options
jimmbomb

Replies: 15
Views: 2035

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:01 am   Subject: Stella 2T Upgrade Options
You can get yours sandblasted then chromed.. but the rear hub is a biotch to sandblast and the bearing needs to be pressed out and in.
  Topic: Catching up on little projects to my 2t
jimmbomb

Replies: 8
Views: 1380

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 5:59 pm   Subject: Catching up on little projects to my 2t
Think I found a rebuild kit that will work . Scooter tech buddy says the internals are the same. https://www.ebay.com/itm/VESPA-PX-DISC-FRONT-BRAKE-HYDRAULIC-MASTER-CYLINDER-SEAL-REPAIR-KIT-BRAND-NEW/ ...
  Topic: 2T vs Auto
jimmbomb

Replies: 13
Views: 1768

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 5:53 pm   Subject: 2T vs Auto
I don't think that blue Stellas we sold in the US after 05?
Only in 2010, the 4t was available a blue.
I could be wrong. better call.
good luck.
  Topic: oil leak from site glass
jimmbomb

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 3:06 pm   Subject: oil leak from site glass
ha yeah, like a time capsule. neat idea. You know when I bought my wife's wall clock, I thought it was pretty neat. That was a 1995. Little did I know that I have to pay $140 every 5 years to get tha ...
  Topic: oil leak from site glass
jimmbomb

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 6:44 pm   Subject: oil leak from site glass
thank you sir
  Topic: oil leak from site glass
jimmbomb

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 5:49 pm   Subject: oil leak from site glass
Nobody, I sure don't have a manual. But I have changed out clutch cables and I have helped other friends do things to theirs but so far have never pulled the gas tank and the oil tank. Hey do I have t ...
  Topic: oil leak from site glass
jimmbomb

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 9:55 pm   Subject: oil leak from site glass
thanks BuddyRaton... i will tackle this Monday or Tuesday. Im wondering if I can take the seal /gasket to the autoparts store and match it up. Believe it or not, I don't know if any shops here in town ...
  Topic: oil leak from site glass
jimmbomb

Replies: 11
Views: 1317

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 3:57 pm   Subject: oil leak from site glass
Can any-1 tell me how involved this repair it would be?
Ive never had the gas tank out and the fuel tap looks weird.
Let me know if you can help with a walk thru.
Im handy on this, but have never ...
  Topic: will a front master cylinder off a Buddy Genuine 125 09
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 990

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:14 pm   Subject: will a front master cylinder off a Buddy Genuine 125 09
maybe if you can get the mater.cylinder and the hose and the caliper..
You may be able to retro fit the caliper on the stella.. worth a look see.
  Topic: Only 90psi compression on a 150cc 2t stella
jimmbomb

Replies: 21
Views: 1585

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:09 pm   Subject: Only 90psi compression on a 150cc 2t stella
maybe find an old P200 and the sell the stella. Oomph city.
  Topic: New taillight
jimmbomb

Replies: 10
Views: 1392

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:44 pm   Subject: New taillight
very nice and retro ,good.job
  Topic: Gearbox oil leak issues.
jimmbomb

Replies: 5
Views: 1100

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:21 am   Subject: Gearbox oil leak issues.
you're welcomed. it happened to me and the forum here told me the same thing. I had to remove the hub and clean it all up. I had no rear brakes as it all was covered in oil.
i still use the side sta ...
  Topic: Gearbox oil leak issues.
jimmbomb

Replies: 5
Views: 1100

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:48 am   Subject: Gearbox oil leak issues.
Don't run the motor if it is on the side stand. At All... The gear oil splashes up the vent and gets into to the vent tube and drips down inside the hub saturating your inner hub, brake shoes and brak ...
  Topic: Gearbox oil leak issues.
jimmbomb

Replies: 5
Views: 1100

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:37 pm   Subject: Gearbox oil leak issues.
do you have a side stand on your bike?
  Topic: 3 and 5 port 150 2t
jimmbomb

Replies: 1
Views: 930

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:54 pm   Subject: 3 and 5 port 150 2t
Is it 2t or 4t? If 2t, hold out for a P200 motor. Add and exhaust, rejet, and never look back.
Good Luck
  Topic: Stella for sale - opinions please!
jimmbomb

Replies: 14
Views: 1903

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:56 am   Subject: Stella for sale - opinions please!
i would reply directly to the Craigslist ad... which you did. . and the seller refered you to their aunt.
Bow email the aunt and say that youll pick it up INSTEAD of her delivering it to you.
Id sa ...
  Topic: Stella for sale - opinions please!
jimmbomb

Replies: 14
Views: 1903

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:20 pm   Subject: Stella for sale - opinions please!
I see nothing with your link. But I am on a mobile device. Can you link us to the original add with the bike for sale? Tell us about it what year how many miles at cetera
  Topic: oil pump or pre mix
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 1129

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:39 pm   Subject: oil pump or pre mix
Ive had a couple of 2t stellas and a vespa 2t all with pumps. Ive very comfortable using them.
  Topic: Looking at a 2005 2T
jimmbomb

Replies: 18
Views: 2455

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:33 am   Subject: Looking at a 2005 2T
sounds like a good Christmas present for you.
Is it a color that you can live with?
Whatever you offer will become his starting point.
Hes selling it, He should throw out a number first.
good luc ...
  Topic: Stella 4T conversion to 2T
jimmbomb

Replies: 10
Views: 2279

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:28 pm   Subject: Stella 4T conversion to 2T
SIP has a load of LML 200 4T engines which fit into the frame fairly easily.
Do they make big bore kits for the LML 200 4t?
That would be something.
  Topic: Looking at a 2005 2T
jimmbomb

Replies: 18
Views: 2455

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:43 pm   Subject: Looking at a 2005 2T
Id say, with a dump of fresh gas, it should kick over.
IF, there is spark.
If it does kick over, then Id make an offer to him.
But once he starts it, he may not be willing to negotiate the price. ...
  Topic: Looking at a 2005 2T
jimmbomb

Replies: 18
Views: 2455

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:39 am   Subject: Looking at a 2005 2T
its always a tough decision to buy a scooter that isnt running. .. for some.....
A newbie with no experience in wrenching on a 2t shiftie may have a tough go at it.
A seasoned veteran who's wrenche ...
  Topic: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
jimmbomb

Replies: 29
Views: 4184

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:34 pm   Subject: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
your new ride looks great and youve got a front disc brake too.
very nice.
I keep a pre-greased clutch cable inner in a baggie and extra clamp too.
  Topic: No Running Lights 2013 Stella 4T 150cc
jimmbomb

Replies: 2
Views: 1097

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:45 pm   Subject: No Running Lights 2013 Stella 4T 150cc
fuse near the battery?
  Topic: 4t clutch cable question
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 1371

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:08 pm   Subject: 4t clutch cable question
Thanks Stilts. I ordered a new cable from the Scooter Lounge. Would you or others recommend also getting new pinch bolts while I'm at it?

Since that will take about two weeks to arrive Crying or Very sad , are ...
  Topic: 4t clutch cable question
jimmbomb

Replies: 13
Views: 3370

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:04 pm   Subject: 4t clutch cable question
I also carry a pre greased replacement Cable inner wrapped in a ziplock baggie in the glove compartment. No more having to wait for a replacement, because then you can just change it right on the spot ...
  Topic: Bogging down in 4th
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 2002

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:17 pm   Subject: Bogging down in 4th
I am sad to say, that it is possible, that it is running full out at 40 to 45 miles an hour. That's one of the reasons I got rid of my 2010 for stroke, because it was a pooch. It was slower than molas ...
  Topic: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
jimmbomb

Replies: 29
Views: 4184

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:09 am   Subject: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
Not letting me post a pic. Don’t know how. At least not from my phone.

posted with my Android Galaxy Note 4
When you are typing a reply. ....
below this text box is a tab called 'choose file'
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  Topic: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
jimmbomb

Replies: 29
Views: 4184

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:48 am   Subject: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
good deal! lets see some photos,
Congrats on your new ride[/code]
  Topic: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
jimmbomb

Replies: 29
Views: 4184

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:23 pm   Subject: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
I would also like to ad that your decision could also depend on how long youde like to keep the bike.
Like everyone says, that the parts will dry up at some point.
If you plan on keeping it for ove ...
  Topic: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
jimmbomb

Replies: 29
Views: 4184

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: 2t or 4t (which to get). Thoughts?
I have had a couple of 2tStella's, and a first year 4t Stella. I didn't have the 4t long enough for it to present any problems but I gotta rid of it cuz it was too damn slow. It was a putter it ran g ...
  Topic: Not sure what happened to Stella 2T - died mid ride
jimmbomb

Replies: 6
Views: 1587

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:08 pm   Subject: Not sure what happened to Stella 2T - died mid ride
maybe the spark plug cap heats up and expands and then it looses contact with the tip of the plug? if its a plastic cap, then you make sure its all the way down....
if its rubber, then you can squeez ...
  Topic: Not sure what happened to Stella 2T - died mid ride
jimmbomb

Replies: 6
Views: 1587

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:37 am   Subject: Not sure what happened to Stella 2T - died mid ride
I had an 08 and another poster here had 1 where both of ours had the coil mount break. mine broke clean in 2, twice. check the coi. it's mounted to the side of the motor and the mounting bracket is t ...
  Topic: Stella 2T Oil Sight Glass (gauge) keeps breaking?
jimmbomb

Replies: 4
Views: 1752

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:42 pm   Subject: Stella 2T Oil Sight Glass (gauge) keeps breaking?
Yeah it does look pretty sweet, it's the first time I've ever seen one of those. I don't know if I would have spent the 50 bones for it though but I am a cheap bastard
  Topic: Stella Auto Oil Leak from Valve?
jimmbomb

Replies: 3
Views: 1409

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:43 pm   Subject: Stella Auto Oil Leak from Valve?
Of it does NOT come off easily with just a plain rag,
Then it IS Cosmoline. A protective coating for shipping just like Yalzin said.
Good luck
  Topic: Attaching (light) items to the front without a front rack?
jimmbomb

Replies: 1
Views: 1051

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:39 pm   Subject: Attaching (light) items to the front without a front rack?
Id say go ahead and strap it to the front
Just dont cover the headlight.
And if it covers the turn sigs, then use your arm for turn sigs.
Good luck.
Ps, for safety's sake, I always run the highbea ...
  Topic: Won't start
jimmbomb

Replies: 5
Views: 1341

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 2:39 pm   Subject: Won't start
Some people take their batteries to a battery place and get them to pour out the old acid, and put new acid in.
That may buy you a bit more life.
  Topic: Won't start
jimmbomb

Replies: 5
Views: 1341

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Sat May 27, 2017 12:07 pm   Subject: Won't start
Yep... a 2012 stock battery? 5 years old? Youre lucky to get 3 years out of a battery.
  Topic: New to me 2T
jimmbomb

Replies: 7
Views: 1856

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 3:25 pm   Subject: New to me 2T
Around 225 pounds?.
  Topic: Speedometer Cable Question
jimmbomb

Replies: 14
Views: 2450

PostForum: Stella Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:36 pm   Subject: Speedometer Cable Question
Get a PX one from ScooterMercato.com

Just to clarify, a PX one will work?
There are two different PX speedo cables, a clip one and a threaded cap one. If I recall, the Stella uses the one with the ...
 
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