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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,770
Posted By scottro
I know the site says you can't get in until 7am...

I know the site says you can't get in until 7am on Friday, but is there any chance they'll let you into the campgrounds on Thursday afternoon/evening? 'Anybody have experience w/ this?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 61,335
Posted By scottro
What? 'Really? A photo showing nipples will...

What? 'Really? A photo showing nipples will get you banned here? :eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 61,335
Posted By scottro
How does the China Clone SuperCub compare to an...

How does the China Clone SuperCub compare to an original 80s era Passport quality-wise? Where'd ya get it? How much was it? Did you have problems registering it in PA ? :ear
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 61,335
Posted By scottro
Nicely Done ! Congrats ! :clap

Nicely Done ! Congrats ! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By scottro
+1

+1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-25-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,836
Posted By scottro
NY wouldn't plate it w/ Salvage title? I'm...

NY wouldn't plate it w/ Salvage title? I'm thinking the salvage title probably threw the monkey wrench into your registration. On a bike that new, I would think the salvage info is still fresh...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,379
Posted By scottro
Based on my experience with wives, they want what...

Based on my experience with wives, they want what they want.

You have a wife who wants to get a bike. That's a good thing.

If you talk her out of the Johnny Pag and into something else, and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-25-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,836
Posted By scottro
What bike are you trying to register? What's up...

What bike are you trying to register? What's up with the salvage thing? Does it have a salvage title now that you're trying to clear?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,836
Posted By scottro
I don't get what you're doing w/ the salvage...

I don't get what you're doing w/ the salvage title? I've overpaid on a few of mine by $5 and they just sent me a refund check.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,836
Posted By scottro
Now yer talkin ! 'Anybody else out there ?

Now yer talkin ! 'Anybody else out there ?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,836
Posted By scottro
Ok. I've successfully registered 4 under 300cc...

Ok. I've successfully registered 4 under 300cc street bikes thru VT. They had no titles, but were street motorcycles and their VINs would have indicated that.

If I send in the application for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-08-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 139,361
Posted By scottro
Thanks. I've ordered blanks online before. Was...

Thanks. I've ordered blanks online before. Was hoping STROMVADER could hook us up with the local Ace info tho. :evil

For online purchase, this guy is awesome: ...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 139,361
Posted By scottro
Any chance you can get the brand and model number...

Any chance you can get the brand and model number of the blank they used? It'd be helpful info if the local Ace can't match it up and needs to order a blank. Thanks !
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,498
Posted By scottro
+1 on the Costco lights. There's a Duracell...

+1 on the Costco lights. There's a Duracell 3-pack of lights that use 3 AAA's for about $20. They come with batteries and are crazy bright.

For crazier bright light they sell 2 packs of...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By scottro
Well it ran for 22 yrs. That's more than I've...

Well it ran for 22 yrs. That's more than I've gotten out of a lot of cars.

Come to think of it, I used to have an 86 Bronco 2 w/ a gutless and thirsty 2.Hate V6. 4wd standard shift. The best...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By scottro
I've got a 4.3 Chevy in my '91 S10. Power and...

I've got a 4.3 Chevy in my '91 S10. Power and economy-wise it's no more or less impressive than the 22R or 3.0 Toyota. The automatic tranny probably dulls the power vs. a manual.

If someday I...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By scottro
Already talked to Toyota. My truck was never...

Already talked to Toyota. My truck was never involved in a recall.

I ordered a timing belt and water pump replacement kit today. The PO said he'd never changed them. I also ordered a front...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By scottro
I learned to drive with a Datsun B210. The...

I learned to drive with a Datsun B210. The only zippy thing about it was how fast the tail end would zip around on wet blacktop and nearly land me in a ditch... w/ the shitty mismatched bias ply...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By scottro
LOL. I dunno. I've had a handful of 80's era...

LOL. I dunno. I've had a handful of 80's era minitrucks, and the Toyotas were very "zippy" by comparison. I thought my '84 2.0L Mitsubishi was the slowest thing ever until I drove my neighbor's...
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By scottro
Thanks everyone. I took the plunge on...

Thanks everyone. I took the plunge on Saturday. I just couldn't resist an actual 2wd 5-speed mini-truck in such nice condition.

I figured I'd risk it on the motor. I'd much rather do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,609
Posted By scottro
YMMV, but I was underwhelmed. I guess I...

YMMV, but I was underwhelmed. I guess I expected it to be cooler than it was.

The narrative is pieced together from 30-60 second soundbytes from a lot of famous biker talking heads. This goes...
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By scottro
Toyota Trucks w/ 3.0 V6 ? What's your experience with this motor?

Leaky valve cover gaskets and leaky front main seals seem par for the course.

The head gaskets on the 3.0 V6 are prone to failure, but I've read where that was cured for the '89 model year onward...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 135,020
Posted By scottro
Great write-up. Marry that girl.

Great write-up. Marry that girl.
Forum: Trials 12-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 70,711
Posted By scottro
Never sell co-workers short. I'm sure they're...

Never sell co-workers short. I'm sure they're exceptional a--holes.
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 154,061
Posted By scottro
11 amp Breaker Hammer Jack-hammer

I had to dig a lot of 3' post holes in rooty/rocky/clay ground to install a privacy fence. I started out using a pinch bar, manual post hole diggers, and a gasoline-powered auger. The auger...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,679
Posted By scottro
Snapping photos left-handed while riding, and...

Snapping photos left-handed while riding, and with gloves and helmet on adds some complexity to the game. lol Most of my cameras have too many fiddly buttons to operate left handed and gloved. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,679
Posted By scottro
Casio EX-ZR400 High Speed Camera -- $200

This is an amazing camera for $200.

http://www.amazon.com/Casio-Exilim-Ex-ZR400-Digital-EX-ZR400WE/dp/B00B7D85JC/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1384217864&sr=1-5&keywords=casio+camera

No...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,679
Posted By scottro
Casio EX-ZR400 High Speed Camera -- $200

This is an amazing camera for $200.

http://www.amazon.com/Casio-Exilim-Ex-ZR400-Digital-EX-ZR400WE/dp/B00B7D85JC/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1384217864&sr=1-5&keywords=casio+camera

No...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 109,020
Posted By scottro
Here are two coupon codes that both expire...

Here are two coupon codes that both expire 9/30/13:

They both exclude tires.

A4EECE15474

AI6NI4045X3

Enjoy !
Forum: Battle scooters 09-21-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,447
Posted By scottro
So far, I have not had the best luck w/ my Lifan...

So far, I have not had the best luck w/ my Lifan 140. It's a lot harder to kick over than the 125 and 110 bikes I've got. When it started it was very stubborn and took several kicks after...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-05-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,447
Posted By scottro
Semi-auto means no clutch. Parts are cheap...

Semi-auto means no clutch. Parts are cheap and easy to get online. Ebay, DRATV (Not super cheap,but a good dealer), and one of my favorites... http://www.motopartsmax.com/ (cheap and good)
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By scottro
LOL Yeah I bought an 81 C70 Passport a couple...

LOL Yeah I bought an 81 C70 Passport a couple yrs ago. It was in good, not great condition for the year and ran ok-- but not great. I paid $450 for it and have about $1200 in it now -- which...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By scottro
Agree w/ this... Pretty clean & running w/o...

Agree w/ this...

Pretty clean & running w/o title shows up and sells locally for $500-600ish. Dreamers ask a grand or more for beaters, but mostly don't get it.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,650
Posted By scottro
Great story & pics. Have you relocated to...

Great story & pics. Have you relocated to Paraguay or are you coming back to the 'Burgh?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By scottro
PA still has issues (written and unwritten and/or...

PA still has issues (written and unwritten and/or open to interpretation) which is why I'm looking for evidence that someone has done it lately.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By scottro
I just plated 2 Chinese bikes thru VT. 125cc...

I just plated 2 Chinese bikes thru VT. 125cc clones of the Honda CT70 and Z50. I downloaded the papers, filled them out, mailed them in w/ a check and had plates in hand pretty quickly. One took...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,577
Posted By scottro
You're thinking getting small ones for the kids,...

You're thinking getting small ones for the kids, right? With Honda clone engines? Like this ?

http://www.apollovehicle.com/Motorcycle_AGB_21A_299.html
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By scottro
And if I post over there, some brainiac will...

And if I post over there, some brainiac will suggest I post in the scooter forum. :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 08-02-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By scottro
Kudos to Trailer Rails for actually reading and...

Kudos to Trailer Rails for actually reading and addressing my question... :clap Double-Kudos for being from the correct state ! :clap Do you mind if I PM you, sir?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-01-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By scottro
Thanks guys, but I know all that general advice. ...

Thanks guys, but I know all that general advice. The question was for Pennsylvania residents who have successfully recently done it.

Our DMV has some double-secret ever-changing rules w/ L...
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