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Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By frog13
Hope your doing well and glad your back riding...

Hope your doing well and glad your back riding gregfish ! .
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By frog13
By conventional I suppose you mean inside the CVT...

By conventional I suppose you mean inside the CVT case ?. Wasn't aware of the Majesty's valve sillyness.....THANKS.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By frog13
AMAC1680 , oh ,at least an hour ,then test ride...

AMAC1680 , oh ,at least an hour ,then test ride (s):D:D:D.
Can anyone comment on where the clutch is "usually" on scooters.....in the engine case or CVT housing . TIA .
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By frog13
Man o man ,you folks are great !. The fitment...

Man o man ,you folks are great !. The fitment part and comfort are top priorities . There was a PCX 150 and a Forza sitting side by side at a dealer . For me ,the 150's seat was bad to say the least...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By frog13
As usual the ADVrider group comes...

As usual the ADVrider group comes through.......lot's to look at and research . I presume the clutch for a scooter is usually in the CVT unit correct ? , or does it depend on the manufacturer ?. I'm...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By frog13
Thanks Mich........ I'm 5'10" @ 220 lbs . Alot of...

Thanks Mich........ I'm 5'10" @ 220 lbs . Alot of freeway use ,no ,I want the ability to do so "if" necessary . I mainly do backroads / secondary . My main like of the scooter(s) is the underseat...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By frog13
Thank you Kattzoo . The MPG you stated , is that...

Thank you Kattzoo . The MPG you stated , is that riding conservatively ( 45-50 mph ?) . My issue with the Forza so far ( I've only looked at scooter's at the dealers so far ) is the way the seat...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By frog13
Lookin at scooters...300cc--400cc's .

Lookin at the Honda Forza and the Yamaha Majesty . May purchase a scooter , not sure yet however . It would need to do highway duty on a limited basis ( 70 mph ) , but if I want to go somewhere and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 07:54 PM
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Views: 249,015
Posted By frog13
Yes they are .

Yes they are .
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By frog13
Google that bike and read some reviews , plenty...

Google that bike and read some reviews , plenty around I'm sure . Should be fine for the highway....65 / possibly 70 mph ?. Wouldn't think there would be much difference in the two , sould be wrong...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 155,555
Posted By frog13
Understood ,thank you .

Understood ,thank you .
Forum: Battle scooters 08-24-2014, 07:35 PM
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Views: 155,555
Posted By frog13
I did take the time to look the Forza over ....

I did take the time to look the Forza over . Anyone else find the seat at an odd angle when in the up position ?. There is a plastic plate on the front of the seat that conntacts other body plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By frog13
What gizmow said .

What gizmow said .
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 04:39 PM
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Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
Nice view Sawatch .

Nice view Sawatch .
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By frog13
You always have great info Montesa , thank you .

You always have great info Montesa , thank you .
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By frog13
Internals look well taken care of Klay . ( Good...

Internals look well taken care of Klay . ( Good maintenance procedures ! ) .
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,596
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Posted By frog13
My TW keeps runing better and better the more...

My TW keeps runing better and better the more miles roll by....only 2,060ish so far . All the rejetting and the like had been done quite awhile ago , but the engine still seems to be breaking-in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,118
Posted By frog13
Good video .

Good video .
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By frog13
Give folks time to respond Jimmy .There is...

Give folks time to respond Jimmy .There is already a DR200 thread with ton's of info there ! . The DR200 is a very capable machine and get's great MPG . If your already thinking of a bigger bike ,I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,280
Posted By frog13
My Sportster never had any primary / clutch fluid...

My Sportster never had any primary / clutch fluid to change ?. The HD barge size bikes do .
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,963
Posted By frog13
Your a lucky rider hexnut ! , no valve...

Your a lucky rider hexnut ! , no valve adjustments ,super reliable machine , probably HD's most reliable.....ahhh ,someday maybe .
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 22,620
Posted By frog13
This machine and a few others up too 250cc (...

This machine and a few others up too 250cc ( TW200 comes to mind ).......keep in mind , "Real WORLD Bike ". If RWB is taken lterally in this thread ,keep in mind you'll have to repair the beast...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 155,555
Posted By frog13
JohnHB , I understand what your saying ,but ,it's...

JohnHB , I understand what your saying ,but ,it's not " if " , it's "when" an owner has to break down the plastics and tackle shim's . It just doesn't seem logical that Honda and other manufacture's...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2014, 06:39 PM
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Views: 155,555
Posted By frog13
Thanks rambler ,but, the shimmed valves kills it...

Thanks rambler ,but, the shimmed valves kills it for me . Oh well ,no biggie .
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 155,555
Posted By frog13
Thanks sendler . But , how about the Forza's...

Thanks sendler . But , how about the Forza's valves ?.Same as the PCX ?.
And I presume the CVT , coming from Honda , is of a virtually indestructable nature . I really like what I see in the Forza...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 155,555
Posted By frog13
New to scooters .

New to the scooter thread . Does the Forza or the pcx 150 engines have shimmed valves , again ,I'm new to the scooter machines . Heavily considering one of the two mentioned previously . Is the CVT (...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By frog13
How true it is ?...only time will tell .

Just about every Thursday I stop by my local MC shop , browse around ,talk to the owner and the like . He said that he was talking to a Yamaha Rep. a day or so earlier and the Rep. said the ( the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
Good info Johncw and nokie............thanks .

Good info Johncw and nokie............thanks .
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
Understood............Thanks !.

Understood............Thanks !.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 06:23 PM
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Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
Now I understand !....thanks . So why would...

Now I understand !....thanks . So why would Yamaha put a #428 instead of a #520 on the XT........most Honda DS bikes have #520 such as the 250L . Not trying to start controversey , just trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By frog13
Yes BigIron ,but that's alot of terrain to cover...

Yes BigIron ,but that's alot of terrain to cover over-hill and dale . With a cyclerack ,the range is now in the 200mile category ; more if desired ! :D.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
Sorry to show ignorance ,but ,they do not make a...

Sorry to show ignorance ,but ,they do not make a #428 o-ring for the XT250 anymore ?. Wonder why Yamaha chose to put a #428 on the XT anyway?. TIA .
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
#428, ok.....should have also asked if it is an...

#428, ok.....should have also asked if it is an o-ring chain as well . TIA.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By frog13
The TW200 is alot of fun .

The TW200 is alot of fun .
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
Does the xt 250 have a #520 final drive chain or...

Does the xt 250 have a #520 final drive chain or a #428 ?. TIA .
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 55,885
Posted By frog13
Your correct ,the TW200 is a great machine .

Your correct ,the TW200 is a great machine .
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,596
Views: 1,122,261
Posted By frog13
Derek , go over to the tw200forum.com.......I bet...

Derek , go over to the tw200forum.com.......I bet you'll drum up some business / interest ! . :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 228,007
Posted By frog13
Couple of questions : Does the sr400 have a dry...

Couple of questions : Does the sr400 have a dry sump engine ?. What size is the drive chain and is it an o-ring ?. Is the seat fairly comfy ?( looks like it is ). What tires come with the SR ? , are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,388
Views: 362,006
Posted By frog13
How about a fork brace .

How about a fork brace .
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By frog13
ER70S-2.....thank you for clearing that up for me...

ER70S-2.....thank you for clearing that up for me . Still debating on weather to part with the Shadow RS750 and get a DR or not.....decisions , decisions .
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