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Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,340
Posted By D0N
I just bought a used 08 vino 125 and am fairly...

I just bought a used 08 vino 125 and am fairly impressed with it. Except for one thing... the part that connects the handlebars to the steering stem looks like something you'd find on a bicycle!...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,270
Posted By D0N
You just described a used 1985-1989 honda CH 250...

You just described a used 1985-1989 honda CH 250 elite scooter. Pick up a nice one for around $1000-$1500.

The elite 150 won't go 60mph+ unless you're going downhill or you happen to weigh 70-100...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,949
Posted By D0N
Bluhduh 20 years ago I rode from Portland Maine to...

20 years ago I rode from Portland Maine to Fairbanks Ak and back... alone & tenting on a 82 Honda CM450. My only source of guidance was a AAA tripTix.

On the way back I got tired of riding...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By D0N
Laugh Off Road On A Burgman 650

Not really a lengthy ride report but a report nonetheless. i was out riding one day and decided to check out the off road capabilities of the HUGE burgman scooter. It did surprisingly well. If you've...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By D0N
Question Upstate NY tag-o-rama?

Do we have one?
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By D0N
Off road on a Burgman 650

please NUKE
I posted in wrong forum
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,333,057
Posted By D0N
1971 Honda CT90 - upstate NY - 2010 ...

1971 Honda CT90 - upstate NY - 2010

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/esop/ctm.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 90,174
Posted By D0N
Eek Whip out your calculator. 320 miles divided by 40...

Whip out your calculator. 320 miles divided by 40 mph (average) = 8 hours. You probably won't average 40mph so it'll be even more time. You don't want to stay over night because of the dogs so, no,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,904
Views: 7,334,839
Posted By D0N
Wicked http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/esop/IMG-1....

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/esop/IMG-1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10,260
Views: 3,306,817
Posted By D0N
Street titled in NY - 2002 KX 500 ...

Street titled in NY - 2002 KX 500

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/esop/011-1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/esop/001-1.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By D0N
I used K1 kerosene to soften up whatever was...

I used K1 kerosene to soften up whatever was blocking it but compressed air wouldn't blow out the blockage. That's when I went at it with a torch tip cleaner and a single strand from a wire brush.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 121,408
Posted By D0N
Thumb I just clicked through 39 pages and gotta say...

I just clicked through 39 pages and gotta say that was a cool trip!

Only thing I would have fixed before leaving... the right side jerry can holder is about an inch higher than the left side...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By D0N
I found the low speed jet to be partially...

I found the low speed jet to be partially clogged. When I tried to clean it out, it became completely clogged somehow!

I left it in kerosene overnight and then went at it with a wire brush...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By D0N
Eek I do :wink:

I do :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By D0N
Eek You may not need to replace it. Are you sure it;s...

You may not need to replace it. Are you sure it;s bad?

Clean the jets in the carb and then run it.

Why does a dealer have your scooter?! :eek1
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,419
Posted By D0N
I do ride with my highbeam on at all times during...

I do ride with my highbeam on at all times during the day.
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,419
Posted By D0N
hahahaha! :D

hahahaha! :D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By D0N
good info thanks! :clap

good info thanks! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By D0N
Question Helix carb adjustment question

Can anyone tell me how many turns out the pilot screw is supposed to be on a helix carb? This is the screw that has that metal cap on it that prevents it from being udjusted very far when the float...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-19-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By D0N
Very cool scooter. congrats. Remove the...

Very cool scooter. congrats.

Remove the carb and all the jets from inside the carb and clean them out with a torch tip cleaner or something similar.

It'll run a lot better.

I have an...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,837
Posted By D0N
You can brush on a few coats of this stuff and...

You can brush on a few coats of this stuff and seal up all the cracks in your carb boot.

Cheap fix.

http://www.amazon.com/Rubberized-Plastic-Coating-Black-Coating/dp/B000VS2HMK
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By D0N
here's some floor mats... you just gotta buy the...

here's some floor mats... you just gotta buy the scooter with them!


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330587739719&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,432
Posted By D0N
dude you ride~! :thumb:eek2

dude you ride~! :thumb:eek2
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,419
Posted By D0N
I had one on the 650 burgman that I bought used a...

I had one on the 650 burgman that I bought used a few years ago. I tried riding with it but it was too weird. people didn't know what to heck to make of it. Many though I was a cop or firefighter and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,432
Posted By D0N
If you start relying on ABS brakes on your own...

If you start relying on ABS brakes on your own motorcycles, what happens when you get on a cycle without ABS and ride it? Your braking expertise and prowess will be gone. You'll over brake and crash....
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,432
Posted By D0N
You pretty much can't buy a new car without it...

You pretty much can't buy a new car without it now. :deal Heck, my 11 year old van has ABS and traction control. :D I almost rear ended a car when the ABS malfunctioned and caused the brakes to not...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,432
Posted By D0N
The ABS discount on your insurance really won't...

The ABS discount on your insurance really won't amount to a hill of beans. If that's why you want ABS, I'd forget about it. If in the past you've had problems unexpectedly locking up your scooter...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By D0N
Eek check ebay post up some pics of your...

check ebay

post up some pics of your ch250 on your RV. My 85 ch250 is going on my RV soon! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,872
Posted By D0N
I will try that thanks:clap

I will try that thanks:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,872
Posted By D0N
my ch150 is acting up again. Taking off is a...

my ch150 is acting up again. Taking off is a series of hard random jerks until I finally get up to speed and then the clutch acts normal. Every time I stop and start again it's the same thing... 3 or...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 30,018
Posted By D0N
btcn after riding the vino 125 I must say it...

btcn after riding the vino 125 I must say it isn't even close to the same acceleration, power or top speed of the 87 ch150 elite.

It's a very nice riding scooter though. The suspension is tight...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,078
Posted By D0N
off road use only :cry

off road use only :cry
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 30,018
Posted By D0N
I just changed my oil and cleaned the screen and...

I just changed my oil and cleaned the screen and magnetic plug. It took a 19mm socket. Did you show her how to clean that? My magnet had a bunch of metallic crud on it.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 30,018
Posted By D0N
I just picked my 08 up last night in VT. The jets...

I just picked my 08 up last night in VT. The jets in the carb were mostly plugged with gunk and it was pretty dirty. Now, she runs like new and looks pretty good too. I gotta get it registered and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 30,018
Posted By D0N
So, 5 years later did this guy sell the vino or...

So, 5 years later did this guy sell the vino or start doing his own maintainance?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,863
Posted By D0N
I just bought a 2008 vino 125 w/900 miles! Sweet...

I just bought a 2008 vino 125 w/900 miles! Sweet deal. Gotta go pick it up tomorrow. :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,483
Posted By D0N
they are acerbis. You can see them in the video...

they are acerbis. You can see them in the video around 1:05. Theyre not going to protect you from a hard hit but they will keep bugs, wind and small branches from bothering you.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,863
Posted By D0N
What's a good OTD price on a zuma 125?

Hi people I'm looking for another scooter and have got the itch for something brand new. I normally buy used but I have the itch for something brand new. I havent had a NEW toy since my 2000...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,483
Posted By D0N
I've owned 5 ct90s. You can expect rock solid...

I've owned 5 ct90s. You can expect rock solid reliability but the power and performance is severly lacking. If you're a 10 year old kid you might find the ct90 exciting and not want for more BUT......
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 37,383
Posted By D0N
Thumb I put a UNI dual layer filter on mine and it...

I put a UNI dual layer filter on mine and it seems to have made a difference in the low end power. It sounds better too. :clap

I will say that every once in while... when I've just started it and...
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