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Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,312
Posted By STROMVADER
I'll take the black one. It could use knobbier...

I'll take the black one. It could use knobbier tires, a skid plate and high mount exhaust though. We NEED something like this over here in the states.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-28-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
New keys

To anyone that has only one key for their 90, Ace hardware can make 2 for less than $10! I had 2 made today and both work! Same size, cut etc.. Just a heads up:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,455
Posted By STROMVADER
CT90:clap:clap:clap It will run with any oil, any...

CT90:clap:clap:clap It will run with any oil, any octane gas and get 80MPG doing it. Parts are available all over too.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-12-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Nice score Skipro!

Nice score Skipro!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-06-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Thumb Thanks Wescog! Its a glimmer of hope in the dark...

Thanks Wescog! Its a glimmer of hope in the dark state of Illinois. On another note, I found a close match to mars orange at walmart. It's made by rustoleum and the color is called real orange.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-05-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
It's alive!

With a fresh battery, carb cleaning, clean fuel filter and fresh oil she fired up after 3 kicks! I ended up putting on 2 miles running around the block and got up to 45mph. Now its time to make a...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Thumb I used the coke and the shiny side of the tinfoil...

I used the coke and the shiny side of the tinfoil trick. Holy shit was I surprised! Probably one of the coolest things I've seen in a while. Crazy how the chemical reaction re-chromes the rust....
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Laugh Thanks guys! Cola removes rust? I believe a...

Thanks guys! Cola removes rust? I believe a battery burst at one point and chewed up the paint on the swingarm. I googled mars orange and found a link to Beatrice cycle which shows a bunch of close...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-02-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By STROMVADER
Thumb Hats off to you my friend!!!! Beautiful...

Hats off to you my friend!!!! Beautiful work!!!!:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 12-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
More CT90 porn ...

More CT90 porn
http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo353/ezrider78/20131130_120719_zpseb0aaf02.jpg (http://s391.photobucket.com/user/ezrider78/media/20131130_120719_zpseb0aaf02.jpg.html)...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-02-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Wicked Here she is in all her magnificent glory! ...

Here she is in all her magnificent glory!
http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo353/ezrider78/20131130_113329_zps25640cdc.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-01-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Laugh Picked it up yesterday for $275 with 1800 miles....

Picked it up yesterday for $275 with 1800 miles. All 8 gears work and plenty of compression. Changed the oil and put in fresh with no leaks. Has the aux tank still intact. Tomorrow the carb gets a...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,808
Posted By STROMVADER
Coming from a dirt racing background, that was...

Coming from a dirt racing background, that was what swayed me away from scoots. I thought, "shit i could easily get stuck!" (on any steep incline). I would have any Zuma for town and some light off...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By STROMVADER
Thumb I would like to see this:lurk

I would like to see this:lurk
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
I'm going to look at a 73 CT90 tomorrow. No...

I'm going to look at a 73 CT90 tomorrow. No battery, no title, missing batt cover, looks to need TLC. The guy claims it runs and wants $375. I figure with missing pieces/title etc, I would offer $300...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-27-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,859
Posted By STROMVADER
Some knobbies and a skid plate, she'd be ready...

Some knobbies and a skid plate, she'd be ready for some real fun.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-27-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Thanks!:clap ADV...always a wealth of...

Thanks!:clap ADV...always a wealth of knowledge.:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 11-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 121,014
Posted By STROMVADER
Question I have a question

I'm eyeing a 74 CT90 on CL and the guy states it wont run because of a missing battery. Will these not run without a battery?
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,668
Posted By STROMVADER
They are all probably frustrated and discussing...

They are all probably frustrated and discussing mysterious issues they are having with the china bikes. As I stated before, I had one and it was a POS. Buy right or buy twice. I have to check out...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,668
Posted By STROMVADER
Shineray makes 250cc MX knockoffs too. While...

Shineray makes 250cc MX knockoffs too. While these bikes look cool, I wouldn't feel comfortable jumping on a brand new one and taking a 100 mile solo trip.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,668
Posted By STROMVADER
. Something I found from dealernews.com ...

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Something I found from dealernews.com

BMW Taps KYMCO
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BMW's forthcoming G 450 X enduro is powered by an engine sourced from Taiwan's Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd. (KYMCO).

Although...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,668
Posted By STROMVADER
Look how far Kymco has come. They have made...

Look how far Kymco has come. They have made engines for BMW (450x 650x) in the past and are the official ATV/scooter of NHRA. Build quality has gotten a lot better. I had a bad experience with a...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By STROMVADER
I had a chinese pitbike years ago that was chit...

I had a chinese pitbike years ago that was chit and thought build quality may have got better. I'm on the lookout for a cheap Zuma. I'll find one+I've had Yamahas in the past and loved them....
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By STROMVADER
While that is slightly discouraging, I'm looking...

While that is slightly discouraging, I'm looking at a Roketa Zumaclone. The Bintelli is similar to the real Zuma, but the Roketa is identical. Like all chinese scoots, it is built off the GY6...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By STROMVADER
Question Does anyone have a Zuma clone?

I am looking to get a scoot to convert to a dualsport scoot. People have bought Ruckclones, but does anyone have a Zumaclone 150? I am interested to hear experiences, good/bad, etc.. Have not heard...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By STROMVADER
Correct me if I'm wrong, but Jeff Fredette won...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but Jeff Fredette won many ISDE races on a KDX 200.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,016
Posted By STROMVADER
What a beautiful build! That bike turned out...

What a beautiful build! That bike turned out great! You have some serious skills my friend.:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,725
Posted By STROMVADER
I think if you went with either Japanese options,...

I think if you went with either Japanese options, you'd be good to go. Both are pretty reliable. I would think the beemer might be quirky and parts support may suck when on the open road if something...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41,293
Views: 7,700,009
Posted By STROMVADER
Gorgeous DR!!!!!!!!

Gorgeous DR!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,085
Posted By STROMVADER
+1 I saw them a few years back and was super...

+1 I saw them a few years back and was super impressed. Looks like a new "segment" of bikes is created! I would love to have one.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 41,293
Views: 7,700,009
Posted By STROMVADER
Thanks, hope I didn't jinx ya!:lol3

Thanks, hope I didn't jinx ya!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 41,293
Views: 7,700,009
Posted By STROMVADER
I see you have/had? a WRX with some fat dirt...

I see you have/had? a WRX with some fat dirt tires and ride rocky terrain. Any issues with the front (large) disk getting damage off road?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41,293
Views: 7,700,009
Posted By STROMVADER
Thanks for the reply Meefzah! That's a great...

Thanks for the reply Meefzah! That's a great insight that is very applicable to my situation.....damn near identical. I'm gonna continue research, make a list of pros/cons and go from there. Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41,293
Views: 7,700,009
Posted By STROMVADER
Thanks for the response! I have bike ADD and have...

Thanks for the response! I have bike ADD and have had the Strom since 08' and I'm getting bored. Plus the Strom is a top heavy pig! The technology on the WR seems light years ahead of the KLX with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 41,293
Views: 7,700,009
Posted By STROMVADER
Just doing some research on the WR250r/x and have...

Just doing some research on the WR250r/x and have a few questions. Can anyone say how it is compared to a 06 KLX 250s? My guess is night and day. I had a KLX and it was GUTLESS. The build of it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 41,293
Views: 7,700,009
Posted By STROMVADER
I'm growing tired of my VStrom 650. I think the...

I'm growing tired of my VStrom 650. I think the WR is next.............:eek1
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 139,059
Posted By STROMVADER
If they were, they would make an updated, twin...

If they were, they would make an updated, twin KLR.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,205
Views: 482,783
Posted By STROMVADER
That is so bad ass!

That is so bad ass!
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,205
Views: 482,783
Posted By STROMVADER
Kawasaki screwed the pooch on this one. They...

Kawasaki screwed the pooch on this one. They should have kept the KLX and ditched the KLR. Great bike and an awesome thread!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 46,895
Posted By STROMVADER
Don't feel bad. My pops got his 50 apart for it's...

Don't feel bad. My pops got his 50 apart for it's resto, got diagnosed with cancer and passed.:cry I want to start getting it together, but don't know where to start. He was retired and I was working...
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