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Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,472
Posted By Trucker jay
In the small town that I live in there's more...

In the small town that I live in there's more side by side atv's on the road than scooters. The local dealership has had a Kymco People 200 on the floor for close to 2 years now.
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By Trucker jay
I really like mine, safer than the Bell Custom...

I really like mine, safer than the Bell Custom that I gave away. Quieter than my HJC full face. It breathes good with the bubble shield I also wear googles or wrap around sun glasses and go shield...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,250
Posted By Trucker jay
My seat is too soft after a year of riding.

My seat is too soft after a year of riding.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By Trucker jay
I have a Biltwell Gringo and love it. It's very...

I have a Biltwell Gringo and love it. It's very light and airy with options bubble shield or completely open with sunglasses. It's no where as loud as my HJC full face.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,058
Posted By Trucker jay
I had a great time. I made this today for my...

I had a great time. I made this today for my wife as a Thank You Honey for a day to do whatever I wanted to...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,104
Posted By Trucker jay
Vintage just without the rusty bolts and rounded...

Vintage just without the rusty bolts and rounded off nuts. My 1st scooter was a 2006 black custom hand painted pinstripes, red wheels with baby moons and ww tires. Corsica racing seat,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Trucker jay
If I was riding to Pa it would defently be in the...

If I was riding to Pa it would defently be in the fall. The area I live in is known for fall colors (Chattanooga Color Cruise) but nothing like Pa. Whole mountains sides of red, looks like its on...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Trucker jay
I loved the BRP just the speed limit gets old...

I loved the BRP just the speed limit gets old after a day. I've been to Maine alway up I95 Then north on us1 to P something Isle it was nice but I was in a 18 wheeler. Thinking I will make some day...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Trucker jay
What would you do for a 1 week of vacation?

I'm taking vacation 1st or 2nd week of June. I live close to Chattanooga Tn. First idea is to ride Natchez Trace down and go on to New Orleans and back. Last year I rode Skyline and most of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,250
Posted By Trucker jay
My GTI300 is in the shop its getting gas in the...

My GTI300 is in the shop its getting gas in the oil. It was hard to start which I thought was a weak battery. I checked the oil when I parked it at work, level was high and smelled like gas....
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By Trucker jay
Gas in my oil

What could cause gas to get in the oil on a fuel injected bike. My plan is new oil filter oil change and keep a close eye on it. I just changed the oil a couple hundred miles ago. It didn't want to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,452
Posted By Trucker jay
One up I would choose either Kymco gti300 or...

One up I would choose either Kymco gti300 or Downtown will get you there. The money saved with getting one of them would pay for a lot of touring.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,677
Posted By Trucker jay
I've been a member over at modern buddy since 08...

I've been a member over at modern buddy since 08 no issues with belts when left stock and only a couple broke belts using aftermarket parts. The oil filters have a oval seal instead of a automotive...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By Trucker jay
If I was looking for a new scooter I'd hold off...

If I was looking for a new scooter I'd hold off till the auto Stella was in the stores. Plastic scooter I'd check out Honda Pcx150 also the Fly 150 with the 3v head.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,250
Posted By Trucker jay
How many miles did you'll get with the stock rear...

How many miles did you'll get with the stock rear tire? I'm abt 4500 and still looks good.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,250
Posted By Trucker jay
I changed out my top box last weekend. I went...

I changed out my top box last weekend. I went with a bestron 959 it's bigger and it's not curved like the stock one. It'll leave more room on the seat for my duffel bag. Ermax windshield is on...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-22-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Trucker jay
I used to have a 06 black, hand painted pinstripe...

I used to have a 06 black, hand painted pinstripe red wheels white walls baby moons sharpest set of wheels I've owned. The website to look for is retro Bajaj
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,057
Posted By Trucker jay
I still think its a burnt up contact point/clip...

I still think its a burnt up contact point/clip in the spark plug cap or maybe bad vacuum operated petcock.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,917
Posted By Trucker jay
Take MSF course 1st, you may learn riding is not...

Take MSF course 1st, you may learn riding is not for you. Then gear at least helmet gloves jacket. If you get the scooter 1st chances are you might end up with a cheap fake dot stickered bowl for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,057
Posted By Trucker jay
A bad spark plug cap will cause these symptoms...

A bad spark plug cap will cause these symptoms and if your lucky your kickstarter is jammed up your motor is not locked up. How is your oil?
Forum: Battle scooters 01-21-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,647
Posted By Trucker jay
Stella with a 125 cvt are on the boat over now I...

Stella with a 125 cvt are on the boat over now I think.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,250
Posted By Trucker jay
I have a gti300 the one thing I dontlike is...

I have a gti300 the one thing I dontlike is having to lift the seat to fuel. Unpacking and repacking gets old on along trip. I'd buy the Downtown if could do it again I think but man I love having...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,794
Posted By Trucker jay
It will blow the fuse

It will blow the fuse
Forum: Battle scooters 10-17-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 1,326,175
Posted By Trucker jay
http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff466/award3/T...

http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff466/award3/TINA-PC/Pictures/2013-04-14%20jay%20scooter%204-14-13/jayscooter4-14-13204.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,583
Posted By Trucker jay
What roads are you going to take? The BRP and...

What roads are you going to take? The BRP and Skyline Drive is beautiful but kinda slow.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-12-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By Trucker jay
I know nothing abt ruckus but 130/70-10 is very...

I know nothing abt ruckus but 130/70-10 is very close or the same height as the 3.5x10 that you will find on a lot scooters. I got a Genuine Buddy and used that on back. Somebody else used the...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-04-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,250
Posted By Trucker jay
I believe we got 2 inches of rain that day. ...

I believe we got 2 inches of rain that day. Other riders have stated the same thing at Kymco.com forum
Forum: Battle scooters 10-04-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 41,250
Posted By Trucker jay
I just done a 1600 mile trip on mine. The cvt...

I just done a 1600 mile trip on mine. The cvt belt slipped riding in the rain.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Trucker jay
I just done a 1,620 mile trip on mine. The only...

I just done a 1,620 mile trip on mine. The only bad thing is it will slip the cvt belt in heavy rain going up hills.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
I slayed the dragon (kinda) today. Total trip...

I slayed the dragon (kinda) today. Total trip 1620 miles scoot did great except cvt belt slipping in heavy rain. I don't plan on riding in that kinda rain again.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
I rode the Skyline Drive and the BRP thru Va. I...

I rode the Skyline Drive and the BRP thru Va. I spent last night at Willville campground it was great. Riding the tail of the dragon on my way home. This trip has been great.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff466/award3/n...

http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff466/award3/null_zpsb474189c.jpg
http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff466/award3/null_zps6c3f4ed7.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff466/award3/n...

http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff466/award3/null_zps3d89dbd3.jpg
Here's my set up 700 miles nothing lost.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
Made it to hungry mother yesterday. Abt 9 am...

Made it to hungry mother yesterday. Abt 9 am between Dayton and Sweetwater on hwy 68 I passed Noah (ark has held great over the years) man it rained hard on me most of the day. Never have been so...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,988
Posted By Trucker jay
Kymco is only bad at two things 1. Scooter names...

Kymco is only bad at two things 1. Scooter names 2. Calling a scooter with a 16? Cc engine a 200 in the name or badging.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
Yeah been thinking my sea bag would work better. ...

Yeah been thinking my sea bag would work better. If this is something am going to do yearly then twisted throttle dry bags is on my to get list and some rok straps.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
I'll post some pics b4 I leave out. Tent, big...

I'll post some pics b4 I leave out. Tent, big Agnes, camera in top case. Duffle bag with clothes strapped down on passenger seat with sleeping bag, chair, foam pad on top of that. Tools, rain gear,...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
Thaxs for the heads up on packing some nails. ...

Thaxs for the heads up on packing some nails. I've read your report, great write up.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trucker jay
1st scamping trip Chattanooga to D.C. On my gti300

I will be leaving out Saturday mrng and camping out at Hungry Mother Va state park then onto Shendora state park Sunday. I'll spend a couple days in DC visiting my daughter then scenic route home....
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,794
Posted By Trucker jay
Rear rack is the only thing that is weak on the...

Rear rack is the only thing that is weak on the buddy for something heavy like books I would use a front rack or book bag hung from the hook and setting on the floor.
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