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Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By bandito2
Actually the final drive gear oil capacity after...

Actually the final drive gear oil capacity after just draining is something like 160cc or 5.4 ounces. (in the service manual FINAL REDUCTION specifications 11-1) And it can be drained and changed...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By bandito2
I suppose somebody could mount a wheel that...

I suppose somebody could mount a wheel that happens to have the speed sensor ring. A better way to tell if the bike is actually ABS equipped even if it has wheels without the speed sensor rings is to...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,312
Posted By bandito2
The OP was asking about the general quality of...

The OP was asking about the general quality of Chinese scoots. Admittedly, at the time of his original question, he claimed no expertise about Chinese scooters, but did make a statement about them...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By bandito2
75-80 cruise? on a Helix? Is that in kph because...

75-80 cruise? on a Helix? Is that in kph because if you're talking mph then 75-80mph can only happen down hill with a tail wind in a tuck or getting sucked along in a semi hauler draft. Had a Helix...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By bandito2
Mostly when I think of motorcycles, I think of...

Mostly when I think of motorcycles, I think of bikes with a frame mounted engine, shifting transmission (either auto or manual clutched) , chain or shaft drive and fuel tank as high or higher than...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 246,670
Posted By bandito2
I'm just guessing, but the answer is probably YES...

I'm just guessing, but the answer is probably YES :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By bandito2
I think part of what Honda figured out with the...

I think part of what Honda figured out with the Helix is that for a scooter, it had a very long wheelbase 63.8". Prettty amazing
too since it also had small wheels 10" rear and 12" on the front....
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,555
Posted By bandito2
I can't imagine that the recommended drive belt...

I can't imagine that the recommended drive belt change is any different than the Honda Reflex which has virtually the same engine and drive line. There is only a small variation in the drive face and...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,424
Posted By bandito2
From a post of mine from over 2 years ago on a...

From a post of mine from over 2 years ago on a thread called "The List" where you list 3 bikes you would like to have and why.
Item #2 in my list would apply here to this thread. :deal
...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By bandito2
A couple actually. Kind of miss the fun riding a...

A couple actually. Kind of miss the fun riding a Yamaha Riva 200. It was a workhorse for me years ago delivering
newspapers on a motor carrier route in the wee hours of night just off campus in Ann...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-10-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,663
Posted By bandito2
Solo, Ive gone from here in southeast Michigan to...

Solo, Ive gone from here in southeast Michigan to Eureka Springs Arkansas these last two Septembers; one trip on my 250cc Honda Reflex 70-75mph while pulling a single wheel trailer doing it in one...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,957
Posted By bandito2
Ah yes! Those I am familiar with and their use in...

Ah yes! Those I am familiar with and their use in aviation. I just didn't think about those since I have been out of the ultralight aircraft sport since a little after 9/11/01. (kind of miss that and...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,957
Posted By bandito2
I am not familiar with them though it is...

I am not familiar with them though it is something I thought about. Having separate panels kind of defeats the purpose of
streamlining because openings however small they may be, can be tedious to...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,957
Posted By bandito2
The Vetter streamline fairing that I am building...

The Vetter streamline fairing that I am building for my Honda Reflex is being put together so that access is easier. So far it is set up so that you simply unplug lights, remove 3 bolts and the whole...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,776
Posted By bandito2
? Diesels run with 15:1 to about 22:1 ...

? Diesels run with 15:1 to about 22:1 compression ratios according to info I've read. 21:1 is within that range. They need to be that high to even be able to run I'd think. That is, seeing how the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,776
Posted By bandito2
Well, here is an article from a little over 10...

Well, here is an article from a little over 10 years ago.
http://www.gizmag.com/go/2351/

It was the R1 that I was thinking about.
Makes me wonder though.... Don't seem to hear too much of very...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,776
Posted By bandito2
That, and this added info from the site: ...

That, and this added info from the site:


Those rpm numbers are only about half of what conventional gasoline powered scoots employ with their CVT drives. The relatively low rpm diesel engine...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,776
Posted By bandito2
WHAT THE __? :eek1 I noticed a lack of info...

WHAT THE __? :eek1
I noticed a lack of info about the type of transmission method for driving the rear wheel, top speed or whether it would be
road legal. (though mirrors and turn signals...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,598
Posted By bandito2
The rear wheel spinning a little bit when...

The rear wheel spinning a little bit when starting is nothing to worry about. It means your starter is really cranking it over pretty good. (when it does)

The starter solenoid working...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 1,298,178
Posted By bandito2
Cool! Shades of Lance Corona! (AKA Larry Crowne)

Cool! Shades of Lance Corona! (AKA Larry Crowne)
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,872
Posted By bandito2
If the OP is still dissatisfied after...

If the OP is still dissatisfied after numerous/exhaustive efforts at tweaking and tuning his ride, there only seems to be 2 options. Either concede to the fact that his scoot will not do what he...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,925
Posted By bandito2
Having the nerve statement was meant a bit tongue...

Having the nerve statement was meant a bit tongue in cheek. Maybe I should have added "with these guys" after seeing how it is promoted on the website. All huff and bluster tough guy posing....which...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,872
Posted By bandito2
I pretty much addressed points in my post (#62)...

I pretty much addressed points in my post (#62) about forcing the lower ratio, but didn't think to add about the belt length.. Good call Dan V.

Low cost way to check RPM is with an inexpensive...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,925
Posted By bandito2
Click on the link in the OP post then click on...

Click on the link in the OP post then click on the "Tour 2014 Info".
Need to have 300cc and up scoot and the nerve to dare taking such a ride.:D

Personally I'd just love to take a trip like that....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,872
Posted By bandito2
Getting the best balance of acceleration and top...

Getting the best balance of acceleration and top speed for the style of riding/ terrain/load one puts their bike into is a dark scientific art of mechanical alchemy as far as I can tell....... but...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By bandito2
Is it possible to avoid ridiculous back...

Is it possible to avoid ridiculous back registration fees by the CA. DMV by selling the bike to an individual in a state that does not impose those sorts of fees? JEEZ! Californicatia grabs every...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By bandito2
Mad Toto Back alley rally looked like speeded up...

Mad Toto Back alley rally looked like speeded up video when on the road and back to normal speed in the alleys.....creeping along like a bunch of old ladies. Yawn...
The Vespas thrashing in the dirt...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,575
Posted By bandito2
Something like this Vetter Torpedo? ...

Something like this Vetter Torpedo?
http://www.craigvetter.com/pages/Motorcycle_Designs/defiant.html

If I had the means, I'd like one.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-28-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By bandito2
OOOOFF!! I'm stuffed.:eek1 Happy...

OOOOFF!! I'm stuffed.:eek1

Happy Thanksgiving to all
Forum: Battle scooters 11-23-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,575
Posted By bandito2
It's always good to carry tools and a spare belt...

It's always good to carry tools and a spare belt whether new or a used for emergency use while out on long trips. (short trips too for that matter) My Reflex with a 12000 mile belt replacement...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,575
Posted By bandito2
Anything requiring more precision in...

Anything requiring more precision in manufacturing is going to take more time and effort during that manufacture
plus time to ensure quality control. In most any for profit endeavor, time means...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,575
Posted By bandito2
Maybe you just haven't looked around enough....

Maybe you just haven't looked around enough. Consider the 125cc Honda PCX. I seem to recall somewhere riders getting in excess of 100 mpg. (fuelly? ecomodder?) I pretty sure there are other scooters...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 246,670
Posted By bandito2
Peugeot Django ...

Peugeot Django

http://www.peugeot.com/en/news/django-when-peugeot-conjugates-the-past-with-the-future
Nice, retro look ...... even down to the kick starter.

So with a belt drive, you might say...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By bandito2
Avon Viper Stryker I put on the rear of my...

Avon Viper Stryker I put on the rear of my Silverwing makes me damned nervous when it's wet. Started slipping out on me several times and I wasn't being reckless..... had to slow way down in wet...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By bandito2
Seriously????......For parts???? Can't think of...

Seriously????......For parts????
Can't think of anything else to say but Bogus
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By bandito2
Well, take all the plastic off of a Big Ruckus...

Well, take all the plastic off of a Big Ruckus (along with the center cover support sub-frame) and then the similarity will become even more apparent.

Actually the frames are very much alike but...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,643
Posted By bandito2
Brand new or new as in new to you? It's not too...

Brand new or new as in new to you? It's not too dated just yet, but the Honda Reflex is available and is a very reliable 250cc class scooter. Easy to work on, plenty of parts available (new and...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 246,670
Posted By bandito2
To heck with hand warmers. I want a seat warmer...

To heck with hand warmers. I want a seat warmer like that!!!:evil

Which kind of reminds me of a joke about some doofus that got busted for sniffing the seats of girls scooters.
.
.
Might not...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 246,670
Posted By bandito2
:becca:loco:puke1 GAAHHH!!!!! :eek1 made my...

:becca:loco:puke1
GAAHHH!!!!!
:eek1
made my skin crawl
Hooo boy... I think I just passed out for a sec there
Man that is just sick and wrong. Just more of this crazy upside down slimy world...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,609
Posted By bandito2
Honda Silverwing FSC600

Honda Silverwing FSC600
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