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Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 301,088
Posted By DaBinChe
get yourself a multimeter and you could of...

get yourself a multimeter and you could of figured it out quick, they are cheap and can diagnose other problems too
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,675
Posted By DaBinChe
yes there is a youtube video. Just got...

yes there is a youtube video.


Just got home from a scooter ride/rally, vespa club los gatos, and I'm beat! Haven't ridden all day like that since last summer.

At almost 44.5k miles and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
Just rolled over 11k today. Front tire is...

Just rolled over 11k today. Front tire is getting sketchy, still not at the wear bar yet, maybe has another 500miles. I put on a Pirelli diablo front and see how that performs in the coming week.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,675
Posted By DaBinChe
flats can do 57mph. I really notice that gas...

flats can do 57mph. I really notice that gas mileage is better. Normally it uses just under 3gallons a week, now it is only 2.5 gallons. Not hitting the rev limiter often and lower revs really is...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By DaBinChe
Just checked the parts fiche and the zuma50 is...

Just checked the parts fiche and the zuma50 is like the ruckus with shim and a rocker arm. Cool that it also has roller rocker arms.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By DaBinChe
not all shim type are shim under bucket/rocker...

not all shim type are shim under bucket/rocker arm free....if the zuma50FI is like the ruckus then they have shims and rocker arms. On that you push the rocker arm aside to get to the shims, quick...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By DaBinChe
Just get the real deal. It will outperform and...

Just get the real deal. It will outperform and out last this fake. Used ones can be had for about the same price as this fake.
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
modern gas with ethanol goes bad in a month, the...

modern gas with ethanol goes bad in a month, the larger quantity will last a little longer but in a bike about a month. Seafoam will slowly help clean out the fuel system, follow the instructions,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 88,678
Posted By DaBinChe
I used to work at a shop that carried the...

I used to work at a shop that carried the madass...it is a piece of shit, really heavy too. Your $$$ is better spent else where
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
With a new variator it still hit the revlimiter...

With a new variator it still hit the revlimiter at 75mph so I'm putting the old one back in until 20k when it'll be replaced by the new one along with belt/rollers. Just took out the new variator...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 229,109
Posted By DaBinChe
Instant BONER!!!

Instant BONER!!!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 303,216
Posted By DaBinChe
It's never too late to go back to school. Start...

It's never too late to go back to school. Start taking night classes.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By DaBinChe
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BOPLmNwQ2fw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,675
Posted By DaBinChe
Rolled over 44k today. Oil level was all the way...

Rolled over 44k today. Oil level was all the way at the bottom of the dip stick. Normally I check and top off around 500miles. Also put in the shaved variator boss. As expected take off and hill...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 303,216
Posted By DaBinChe
I'm glad I worked my way thru school....took...

I'm glad I worked my way thru school....took twice as long but I started not knowing what I wanted to do , took 3years to declare a major, and didn't want to have debt. Ate lots of instant noodles,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
Get a scooter. <iframe width="560"...

Get a scooter.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bRlvhXGt4zs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,675
Posted By DaBinChe
Ever since I solved the sensor connector problem...

Ever since I solved the sensor connector problem I have been thinking about putting the shaved variator boss back in. Now that the drive parts has over 5k miles things should be worn maybe enough...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
I also got Hagons Twin shocks from Dave Quinn. I...

I also got Hagons Twin shocks from Dave Quinn. I have a 18kg spring and my rider weight is sub 160lbs. It felt firmer when new but springs break in and soften up a little. Now a days it actually...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
Over 400miles since the changed/checked. Now...

Over 400miles since the changed/checked. Now that the belt is fully broken in but still using original variator and right conditions the rev limiter is kicking in at 75mph. When I first got the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
Iridium plugs last 2-3 times longer then regular...

Iridium plugs last 2-3 times longer then regular plugs so the savings is in time and labor. On a healthy ignition system you won't notice any difference but on one that is weaken then you will,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
That is the same combo I have and made a...

That is the same combo I have and made a night/day difference. Also the lower handlebar made a big difference too
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By DaBinChe
each time the exhaust is removed, Honda says that...

each time the exhaust is removed, Honda says that the exhaust gasket must be replaced. So basically when you change the tire you have to take off the exhaust. Without replacing the gasket it can...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
got 260miles since changed/checked the above. It...

got 260miles since changed/checked the above. It is not hitting the rev limiter at 72.5mph anymore...it seems to behave the same as when I first got it with about 3k miles. Conditions haven't been...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
check the air filter/box. Use seafoam for the...

check the air filter/box. Use seafoam for the next thousand miles to clean up the fuel system.

Check the tire pressure. Check the tires are spinning freely, brakes could be binding....should also...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
Just checked the valves and they are perfectly on...

Just checked the valves and they are perfectly on target. The spark plug looks great too, no wear on the electrode/ground and the color was perfect. Running the high speed/cooler iridium NGK plug. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
Yes the top box does funny things to the...

Yes the top box does funny things to the handling, that is why I'm not a fan of them.






Woke up this morning realizing that I forgot to check the valves when I did all the other work...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
Let us know if it fits directly on. I been...

Let us know if it fits directly on. I been wanting to go with a manual too and get rid of the vacuum one.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By DaBinChe
I rode a ruckus on Slick Rock back in 2007. Took...

I rode a ruckus on Slick Rock back in 2007. Took about 4hours on the ruckus and only an hour on a mtb.

A fellow out in Lake Havasu raced a ruckus in a motocross race back in 2005 or 2006...for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
Yes it is worth it in the long run. It'll last a...

Yes it is worth it in the long run. It'll last a lot longer so will the sprockets, don't need as much adjustment...so saves money/labor/time over it's life. I like to use DID ZVMX, think they are...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-01-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By DaBinChe
If you want convenience and practicality go with...

If you want convenience and practicality go with FI.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 303,216
Posted By DaBinChe
That's the case of them not knowing their job...

That's the case of them not knowing their job which is all too common or more then likely part of the state's efforts to double dip on tax collection. If it is street legal all you need is a spark...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 303,216
Posted By DaBinChe
No need for off road license if it is street...

No need for off road license if it is street legal. Street legal makes it off road legal too. DMV won't tell you that or might say it needs dirt license as well but they are BSing you to take more...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
Forgot to also mention that the belt wear goes...

Forgot to also mention that the belt wear goes all the way to the outermost face of the variator. Everything stock.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
Depending on how you ride, the belt can go 15k+...

Depending on how you ride, the belt can go 15k+ but might not and break before then leaving you stranded at a shitty time/place. I change at 10k cause I know that it is safe the whole time no matter...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
Just bleed my brakes today and did an oil change...

Just bleed my brakes today and did an oil change a few weeks ago....the bike is ready for another year.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
Bluhduh Just rolled over 10k miles. Top speed hitting...

Just rolled over 10k miles. Top speed hitting the rev limiter at 72.5mph. Changed final drive oil....man it was DIRTY, has about 7k miles on it. Changed motor oil, compared to my elite after 1k...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 723,582
Posted By DaBinChe
Way to bleed is make sure that the reservoir is...

Way to bleed is make sure that the reservoir is at the highest point and that the line doesn't have a high point that can trap air. Fill the res, squeez lever and hold, open bleeder, close bleeder,...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 301,088
Posted By DaBinChe
Is that a class B+ or a class C?

Is that a class B+ or a class C?
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 35,564
Posted By DaBinChe
Looks like a great trip and I'm totally jealous! ...

Looks like a great trip and I'm totally jealous! You're doing it right taking it slow...that is how I like to travel too. See sooo much more and experience more that way.

Having done the John...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,085
Posted By DaBinChe
The only bikes that I have ever heard with a turn...

The only bikes that I have ever heard with a turn signal ticker are smaller scoots. The SH150 doesn't have one, I'm so used to it on my elite and previous fiddies....guess the SH is too fast (wind...
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