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Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By rowdyc
I ordered an item online from this vendor on a...

I ordered an item online from this vendor on a Wednesday. Took my cash that day but did not ship. I had to call the following Wednesday (7 days) to ask about shipping and he said it would ship today....
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,087
Posted By rowdyc
English ...

English
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.scooter-infos.com%2Fessai-1931-vespa-sprint-125-la-version-confort.html&act=url
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By rowdyc
Yep that's a great site. I bought one like that...

Yep that's a great site. I bought one like that but not at that great price or shape. Mine was gray and I got it upholstered to look like that color. Back in the day, I was not aware of that site but...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By rowdyc
Those backrest are hard to find like hen's teeth....

Those backrest are hard to find like hen's teeth. It wasn't a Honda accessory and are rare like the chrome guard rails.
I would suggest to create a search on ebay that will email you when a "honda...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By rowdyc
I had a chance to use a scooter/motorcycle...

I had a chance to use a scooter/motorcycle simulator at a BMW dealership. Local motorcycle safety instructors uses it and brings it around to motorcycle dealerships for safety awareness. It was...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-22-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,682
Posted By rowdyc
Longest day one up 1000 miles on a morphous ...

Longest day one up 1000 miles on a morphous
Longest day two up 400 miles 650 burgman
Longest trip 3400 miles on a morphous
longest trip two up 1000 miles on a 650 burgman
Forum: Battle scooters 02-22-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By rowdyc
A carb air hose from a Stella should work either...

A carb air hose from a Stella should work either the four stroke or two but I wonder did the po change the jets to fit the different air intake.
Nice scooter.

Try this site for more info.
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Forum: Battle scooters 02-13-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By rowdyc
84 (125cc), 85, 86 are all the same. 87 totally...

84 (125cc), 85, 86 are all the same. 87 totally different except the motor.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By rowdyc
I'm fond of the original scooter in which they...

I'm fond of the original scooter in which they were copied from...Aprilia Mojito.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By rowdyc
Riding scooters in Colorado with a group of small...

Riding scooters in Colorado with a group of small scooters....did it and wrote a story about it.http://rowdycbluemeaniessteamboating.blogspot.com/
Forum: Battle scooters 12-21-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,297
Posted By rowdyc
Look at this page...

Look at this page http://www.dscycle.com/fiche_select2.asp?category=Scooters&make=Honda&year=1984&fveh=131767 under Rear fender and Muffler. It is item number one.
It is a round washer/ring that is...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-05-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,392
Posted By rowdyc
Post it in the scoot.net classifieds.

Post it in the scoot.net classifieds.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-16-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By rowdyc
Investing in another good engine would solve the...

Investing in another good engine would solve the problems and future headaches. Since the 87 models have the same engines as previous years, there are plenty parts bikes and motors available. Even...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By rowdyc
The CH80 carb is in a very tight place. If you...

The CH80 carb is in a very tight place. If you have small tools and hands, you could remove but most have to remove at least the rear fender and maybe the muffler.

Since you can get it started and...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-02-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,391
Posted By rowdyc
Vespa 946 in the U.S.

A scooter group I'm apart of had a shine and show today and guess what rolled up.... a Vespa 946!!! It was purchased from Vespa Dallas and said to be the first to a consumer in the USA???
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-22-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,913
Posted By rowdyc
Here's one from Polini and maybe the only since...

Here's one from Polini and maybe the only since it's so new. The old 2 stroke engine was decades old.
http://uk.catalogo.polini.it/catalogo/en/risultato.php?op=po&id=158896

I here after the...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-16-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By rowdyc
The Honda CH150 does not have a fuel pump. It...

The Honda CH150 does not have a fuel pump. It uses a petcock that's activated by the vacuum pressure from the engine. It maybe fuel delivery or maybe CDI. If you can't test the CDI or willing to...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-14-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,272
Posted By rowdyc
In one year, I did 10k miles on a JCL 250 yamaha...

In one year, I did 10k miles on a JCL 250 yamaha linhai engine Chinese clone of old majesty 250 but body of honda reflex. I needed to wrench here in there but overall worth what I paid for it and...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-24-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,706
Posted By rowdyc
I had a Helix 250cc (carb) and it would do GPS...

I had a Helix 250cc (carb) and it would do GPS 70-73mph. My current Morphous 250cc (EFI) can do 75-78 GPS verified and probably more but has rev limiter in which I hit all the time. My 1985 Honda...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-24-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,706
Posted By rowdyc
The PCX does 65mph with less cc's. The old...

The PCX does 65mph with less cc's. The old version of the Burg 200 did 70mph plus and top out around mid seventies. Don'it know what they did to the newer version so 75mph is prob close to top speed....
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By rowdyc
Darn. I hate I missed you at the rally, too. We...

Darn. I hate I missed you at the rally, too. We stayed at a cabin and not the host hotel so that may have been the reason why we didn't cross paths. If you would have brought the Chinese 250 from...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By rowdyc
It looks like everyone had a great time. I've...

It looks like everyone had a great time. I've read about this rally on other forums but it's the same time as scooting the Ozarks rally. That is one rally I can't miss. If they were spread apart,...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-21-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,400
Posted By rowdyc
You can turn the motor by taking CVT cover off...

You can turn the motor by taking CVT cover off and turn varactor nut.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-19-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By rowdyc
I had a great time at this rally. Four other...

I had a great time at this rally. Four other riders from our local scooter group attended the rally. The roads and people there were amazing. I hope I can attend next year.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-19-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 131,610
Posted By rowdyc
Looks like someone is selling their Forza???? I...

Looks like someone is selling their Forza????
I wonder why.

http://houston.craigslist.org/mcy/4066817571.html
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By rowdyc
Was that actually called a touring scooters....

Was that actually called a touring scooters. Maybe you're right and could be a topic of debate but there's no question that most split floor board scooters today were copied from the helix, ...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By rowdyc
Of course the obvious advantage is the ability to...

Of course the obvious advantage is the ability to move your legs to different positions for comfort. The honda helix was the first step through touring scooter. Since then, everyone else just copied...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 131,610
Posted By rowdyc
He got the ABS version from DFW Honda as they had...

He got the ABS version from DFW Honda as they had one with ABS and one without. He maybe the first in Texas (maybe US) to own one.



We ride every Saturday morning out of Moxie in Colleyville....
Forum: Battle scooters 08-28-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 131,610
Posted By rowdyc
Here's a picture of a Red Forza (not the best)...

Here's a picture of a Red Forza (not the best) next to other scooters and the guy that purchased the scooter. The guy is over 6ft but he seems taller as he's standing on the curve above the other...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 131,610
Posted By rowdyc
A guy in my scooter group purchased a Forza...

A guy in my scooter group purchased a Forza earlier this month and has been on the last two Saturday rides. He's over 6ft tall and likes how the scooter fits him. He maybe bias as his previous...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3,348
Views: 1,299,092
Posted By rowdyc
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-f4AA3vVjkCs/UfG...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-f4AA3vVjkCs/UfGb_sB38dI/AAAAAAAADiU/r6prYo5ZX0o/w720-h406-no/IMAG0280.jpghttps://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-g323t7RAB2E/Ue8ZpLkk4JI/AAAAAAAADfw/gUniwA5xltA/w720-h406...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By rowdyc
Thanks for the compliment. Kitt(mp3) can not...

Thanks for the compliment. Kitt(mp3) can not make it but I'm still coming. Last year we had a cabin and did not feel bad when we hung out late sipping pops while everyone was at the hotel. Maybe...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-02-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By rowdyc
It was I that you provided that route during the...

It was I that you provided that route during the poker run. We are both over forty. For us, that route was one of the many highlights of the rally. This is strictly a riding rally. Unlike other...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By rowdyc
I attended amerivespa and rode in a ride each...

I attended amerivespa and rode in a ride each day, after completing a iron butt qualification on the way to this rally. I did it on a 250cc yamaha morphous. http://rowdycsdtrip.blogspot.com/
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