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Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By leeinmemphis
the previous owner disconnected it but after...

the previous owner disconnected it but after reading how common of a failure it is I just left it alone. I got the new carb installed today. Tomorrow I plan to change the transmission oil and...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By leeinmemphis
yes it does but I have it disconnected in the up...

yes it does but I have it disconnected in the up position.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By leeinmemphis
I realize that but also the o rings, gaskets and...

I realize that but also the o rings, gaskets and everything were all original. I figured it was money well spent.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By leeinmemphis
I had the problem with stalling on mine that I...

I had the problem with stalling on mine that I recently got. I bought a NEW carb on Ebay for $32 shipped. For me it wasn't worth trying to clean the old one up for such a little amount of $$$$
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By leeinmemphis
I ordered one last night for $32. I figured that...

I ordered one last night for $32. I figured that was cheap enough that I didn't need to mess with the older one.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-24-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By leeinmemphis
thanks y'all. I got the carb loose but it's not...

thanks y'all. I got the carb loose but it's not wanting to come out. I'm guessing there are some lines in the back that need to be disconnected. I had back surgery 7 weeks ago so I can't sit in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By leeinmemphis
yeah it's almost 100% in tact. Missing one small...

yeah it's almost 100% in tact. Missing one small plastic cover under the seat but otherwise everything appears to be in good working condition. I'm hoping with a little bit of seat time the carb and...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By leeinmemphis
Anyone know the scoop on CH150 Elite Deluxe's?

Hey everyone

Today I picked up an '86 Honda CH150 Elite Deluxe.....well I more so freed it from the chains of bondage. It only has 1900 miles on it. The carb doesn't want to let the bike idle so...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-21-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By leeinmemphis
Andy I'm not looking to spend a bunch of money. I...

Andy I'm not looking to spend a bunch of money. I ordered a set of Dr Pulley 26 gram sliders. I don't expect to do a bunch of interstate riding but just a little more pep. The bike has 10k miles so...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By leeinmemphis
Brian.....I have been reading the last couple of...

Brian.....I have been reading the last couple of hours and just pulled the trigger on a set of Dr Pulley sliders one size smaller than stock. I will put a micrometer on the belt to make sure it is...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By leeinmemphis
Picked up a Silverwing today...couple pics and questions

Hey everyone,

Man I am super pumped to be back on a scooter!!!! Today I purchased an '06 Silverwing with 10k miles on it. The bike has new tires/brakes/belt so most of the maintenance has been...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5,636
Views: 246,940
Posted By leeinmemphis
guys I've decided it's time for me to hang it up...

guys I've decided it's time for me to hang it up for a while. I have the remaining two bikes on ebay but will have lots of riding gear. Couple aerostich suits, motoport kevlar mesh etc. If interested...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,636
Views: 246,940
Posted By leeinmemphis
just saw on facebook that Larry (TnWalrus) went...

just saw on facebook that Larry (TnWalrus) went down today. Said he high sided on the trolley tracks downtown. He walked away but the bike is fubar'd.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,937
Posted By leeinmemphis
I have two road crafters a one piece and two...

I have two road crafters a one piece and two piece. I really prefer the one piece but unfortunately I haven't been able to fit in because my weight has been higher than it needs to be to fit in it. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,579
Posted By leeinmemphis
my wife would be as happy as a schoolgirl if I...

my wife would be as happy as a schoolgirl if I were ever down to 2 bikes!!! Right now I have a HD Roadglide, klr, ducati st4, honda helix, and honda big ruckus. If I had to go down to two bikes I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,765
Posted By leeinmemphis
sounds to me like a Versys would suit you but I...

sounds to me like a Versys would suit you but I have had both(3-vfr's and a klr...still have KLR) and you are talking about two very different machines. You could also look into an older 1100 or 1150...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 41,179
Posted By leeinmemphis
I am recently particularly interested in this...

I am recently particularly interested in this topic. Can you guys give some up close shots of how you attached your brackets? I'm interested in mounting a mountain bike on the bike with the front...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By leeinmemphis
first off let me start by saying that I'm very...

first off let me start by saying that I'm very sorry about your accident and hope you make as full a recovery as possible.

I have a friend who rides a klr and he uses the heel of his boot on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5,636
Views: 246,940
Posted By leeinmemphis
Josh I'm very sorry for you and your family's...

Josh I'm very sorry for you and your family's loss as well. Hang in there.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By leeinmemphis
thanks guys. I put up a WTB post on CL. There's...

thanks guys. I put up a WTB post on CL. There's only a couple close to my area but I'm going to start keeping my eye open. Thanks again.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By leeinmemphis
Thinking about a vintage 2 stroke scooter.....any advice on what to look for and not?

Hey everyone,

I'm starting to think about maybe this fall trying to pick up an older model 2 stroke Vespa/Stella scooter. Looking for something to ride around in town on occasion so a top speed of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 125,604
Posted By leeinmemphis
I'm starting to feel this way about a Ducati ST4...

I'm starting to feel this way about a Ducati ST4 that I recently purchased. It's always been on my bike "bucket list" but now I'm like why in the world did I buy this thing. Riding it home from...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
well I had the day to mess with the bike and...

well I had the day to mess with the bike and figure a few things out. I put an Odessye gel cell pc680 battery(common upgrade on ducati.ms) and spent a few hours checking bolts/cleaning it up etc....
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,911
Views: 343,341
Posted By leeinmemphis
this summer we took a car camping trip out west...

this summer we took a car camping trip out west and I had changed to a structural ridge line. After a few tries I've decided to go back to no SRL for the tarp. For the past couple of years I was just...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
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LOL.....I just got home with it. Well the short story is a like the bike but it's not love just yet. Here is the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
thanks guys!!!! I'm sitting here waiting to be...

thanks guys!!!! I'm sitting here waiting to be dropped off at the airport and I am climbing the walls!!!!! I can't wait to get there. It is a 916 st4 model(not st4s). Man it's going to be a LONG day....
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
Wow thanks for all of they info!!!! I fly down to...

Wow thanks for all of they info!!!! I fly down to Houston this afternoon and I cannot wait to get down there!!!!!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,884
Posted By leeinmemphis
WOW WOW WOW!!!!! :norton I installed the...

WOW WOW WOW!!!!! :norton

I installed the weights and jets as recommended by Kev and man what a difference!!!!!!! It's like riding a new bike. I did the jets first and it picked up a quite bit of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
Thanks everyone. I just spoke to the owner and he...

Thanks everyone. I just spoke to the owner and he said all scheduled maintenance has been performed and it is road worthy with a fresh service and new tires. I'm flying next Tuesday to pick it up....
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
Thanks guys. I sent the seller an email tonight...

Thanks guys. I sent the seller an email tonight asking if he would be willing to pick me up at the airport so I can do a fly and ride. With any luck this time next week it will be home. :)
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
well I now own an st4s. I can't wait to pick it...

well I now own an st4s. I can't wait to pick it up!!!! Thanks!!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By leeinmemphis
how much maintenance is typically required for Ducati's?

Hey everyone,

I have always wanted a Duc but have always been concerned about the maintenance/reliability aspect. I was curious if I were to pick up a used multi or st series sport tourer would I...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,884
Posted By leeinmemphis
yeah that may be true but I've had LOTS of m/c's...

yeah that may be true but I've had LOTS of m/c's over the years and I can honestly say the ruck will NEVER be sold no matter what. I can't explain it but it's just so perfect for me that a $100 cost...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,884
Posted By leeinmemphis
just thought I'ld post up and update. With much...

just thought I'ld post up and update. With much help from Kev187 I have ordered the jets for the carb, rollers, and spring. I hope to maybe receive everything next week and get it installed. I'll be...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,911
Views: 343,341
Posted By leeinmemphis
well this week I have been riding the Blue Ridge...

well this week I have been riding the Blue Ridge and took along a tent instead of my hammock set up and what a mistake that was!!!!! It's been years since I had slept in a tent and now remember why....
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 614,308
Posted By leeinmemphis
question for the mesh users this summer. Has...

question for the mesh users this summer. Has anyone thought about or actually removed some of the armor to make it a little more bare able in the summer? We're experiencing record heat with 100%...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,654
Posted By leeinmemphis
I am your size(actually was north of 275 when I...

I am your size(actually was north of 275 when I purchased them) but I love both my helix and Big Ruckus. Granted neither of them are made anymore but you can find them for a lot less than $4k(I paid...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,900
Posted By leeinmemphis
I had to go with a tire I didn't really want on...

I had to go with a tire I didn't really want on my klr a k76 due to nothing else was available at the time. My next set of tires will be a k60's. I know it's a different tire but the 76 gave the klr...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,911
Views: 343,341
Posted By leeinmemphis
Chris last month in Yellowstone we used our 0*...

Chris last month in Yellowstone we used our 0* quilts and it got down in the 20's with snow. Don't be surprised if you need it. I've never carried a heavy overbuilt but I'm always guilty of carrying...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,884
Posted By leeinmemphis
can anyone explain why my big ruckus is nowhere as quick as my helix?

Hey everyone,

I happen to be in a very fortunate situation where I have two awesome scooters. Both are entirely stock. The helix is an '06 I believe and only has 700 miles on it and the Big Ruckus...
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