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Forum: Battle scooters 09-02-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,750
Posted By JEDI 2.0
SOOOO, i ended up regretfully selling it last...

SOOOO, i ended up regretfully selling it last March. Some random old guy offered me $1000 for it and, well, I'd be a FOOL to say no. So, off it went. Pretty much looked like this when I sold it:...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-02-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,750
Posted By JEDI 2.0
SKELLY MADNESS! My two Elite 150 skelly scoots

WOW It's been a long time since i've dropped by here :freakyI do lurk on occasion when a Google-search leads me here for info. Hope all's well with everyone.


Some may recall my old...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-02-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,298
Posted By JEDI 2.0
We call em a "skelly" :1drink Stripped down to...

We call em a "skelly" :1drink Stripped down to the "skeleton" and focus is on running components. Never wash it, only spray-paint over the dirt :D

Here's my old one, was also a 1987 Elite 150. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-02-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,634
Posted By JEDI 2.0
SHOOT, sorry i'm like 2 years late on posting...

SHOOT, sorry i'm like 2 years late on posting here :rofl Yeah I was gona say it was the CDI; They often go bad, especially on scoots that sit outside and in areas where temps fluctuate. On my...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-19-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Helix. If memory serves me right, it's the...

Helix. If memory serves me right, it's the lowest seat-position scoot out of almost any 250cc scooter available in the US. . ... Also, a Helix would be cheaper to maintain and/or modify than a...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-05-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 38,055
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Passed by one o those radar-trailer setups that...

Passed by one o those radar-trailer setups that tells you if you're speeding. ...76mph :D:1drink . ..on THIS bad boy! . ....It's the same type of scoot as Cameron's, that yellow one.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 1,362,667
Posted By JEDI 2.0
DITTO!:eek1

DITTO!:eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
I don't know at what speed the rev limiter kicks...

I don't know at what speed the rev limiter kicks in, it's gotta be somewhere around 80mph. ... The only mods I've done were derestricting the exhaust pipe (where the pipe hooks to the exhaust port,...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
The bike shimmies a little at high speeds but...

The bike shimmies a little at high speeds but only if it's exceptionally windy, but never to the point where it feels dangerous. ... I don't regret FOR A SECOND not having bodypanels, as I've easily...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 1,362,667
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Thanks! the tires are Kenda K413s, 100/90/10 I...

Thanks! the tires are Kenda K413s, 100/90/10 I believe. .. i LOVE em, on my 2nd rear tire already! :D . ...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-11-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 1,362,667
Posted By JEDI 2.0
the raddest before/after of a scooter you will...

the raddest before/after of a scooter you will ever see:

before:
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyism/Scooters/SCOOTER022.jpg

after :1drink...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,029
Posted By JEDI 2.0
My rule of thumb is, if it doesn't fit in my...

My rule of thumb is, if it doesn't fit in my backpack, it ain't comin' with me.


Personally I think the milk-crate thing is lame-looking, but that's just me.. .hey, IT WORKS, IT'S SUPER-CHEAP &...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
hahaha, SKELLY QUAD! The disease is...

hahaha, SKELLY QUAD! The disease is SPREADING!:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Nah, too much trouble I'd say. ...having the...

Nah, too much trouble I'd say. ...having the radiator up front gives it full air contact, keepin things REALLY cool.. ... What I'd really rather do is re-route a lot of the wiring to the under-seat...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-31-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
this is my favorite new pic to date of the skelly...

this is my favorite new pic to date of the skelly
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyism/Scooters/newest002.jpg




Turns out that little pipe wasn't cutting it----found somethin a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-08-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Haven't done much to it in a while, but this...

Haven't done much to it in a while, but this sucker is STILL runnin' like a champ! I've gone as fast as 76mph and STILL haven't hit the rev limiter, so now I'm very curious how much top end I can...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By JEDI 2.0
I LOVE my Kenda K413s. ...! ...

I LOVE my Kenda K413s. ...!
http://beedspeed.com/images/tyre-kenda-K413-2.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Don't be. . . ..GET ONE!!!!:D

Don't be. . . ..GET ONE!!!!:D
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
NEW EXHAUST, FINALLY! :clap I love it, it's...

NEW EXHAUST, FINALLY! :clap I love it, it's LOUD AS H#LL but it'll do for now. ..
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyism/Scooters/newexhaust001.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,788
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Shame, because that thing is pretty cool. . ..but...

Shame, because that thing is pretty cool. . ..but by NO STRETCH OF THE IMAGINATION would I pay $5k for that :huh
Forum: Battle scooters 01-21-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,860
Posted By JEDI 2.0
It's not advisable, but you can use two bad ones...

It's not advisable, but you can use two bad ones in a pinch. Just stack em & put the pipe in place before you tighten down the bolts. Like I said, not advisable but it worked for me for a short...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-18-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 38,055
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Don't forget to derestrict your muffler----it was...

Don't forget to derestrict your muffler----it was a weld-bead in it & needs to be filed smooth. Keep your shop-vac on hand to help prevent shavings going into the exhaust---doubt it matters but I...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-18-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,541
Posted By JEDI 2.0
I only have black and white. I was going through...

I only have black and white. I was going through my buddy's Paypal, if you want we can do that OR just mail me a $5 bill & I'll mail you a sticker :D

Here's my sticker thread, which contains...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-16-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,873
Posted By JEDI 2.0
COnsidering the price of a Zuma 125, I don't even...

COnsidering the price of a Zuma 125, I don't even WANT TO KNOW what a Zuma 500 would cost. . .. :huh
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,848
Posted By JEDI 2.0
For the most part, I've been incident-free for...

For the most part, I've been incident-free for the 1 1/2 yrs I've been riding . ..! I dunno, I think it's my scooter--it must scare people! :lol3 So far I have only dealt with:


---On my...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
:lol3 Thanks for the compliments! !! Here's a...

:lol3 Thanks for the compliments! !! Here's a better pic of those new bars:
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyism/Scooters/bars001.jpg


It was quite an easy mod, & I imagine MANY...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
hahaha! I know, right!??? I used to own a Focus,...

hahaha! I know, right!??? I used to own a Focus, now I own an Elite, so that pic was like a "peanut butter-in-my-chocolate" moment for me :lol3



NEW BARS!!! Pics aren't the greatest, but I...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Over at TotalRuckus, I have created a monster!...

Over at TotalRuckus, I have created a monster! :lol3 I'm in the midst of mobilizing a Skelly Army!! JOIN THE RANKS!!:deal
http://totalruckus.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=39177...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-14-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Kinda both----almost every body panel, after...

Kinda both----almost every body panel, after unscrewing & removing them, had mounting points that needed to be shaved off. With the glovebox, I also had to carefully remove the fusebox & zip-tie it...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-11-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Yep, stock bars. All the mounting brackets for...

Yep, stock bars. All the mounting brackets for the gauge cluster were shaved off, & the bars shortened about 3-4" overall. The gauge pod in the pic is off a 2005(?) Honda Ruckus.


I ran the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-09-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
here's the busted shaft. ..: ...

here's the busted shaft. ..:
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyism/Scooters/ERpix003.jpg

got 'er fixed!!! :clap Ordered a brand new shaft & replaced the bearings on it. Played...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-08-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,805
Posted By JEDI 2.0
If I could buy ANY scoot right now, I'd love to...

If I could buy ANY scoot right now, I'd love to get a Rattler 110! !! With a few simple mods that sucker will pop wheelies and do 60+ no problem. ..! it's 2-stroke, though. ...



ride afew...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,194
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Don't waste your money on fancy brake shoes, just...

Don't waste your money on fancy brake shoes, just stick with OEM. The only really good way to increase braking power is to go with a disc brake & that's a conversion not worthy of a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 1,362,667
Posted By JEDI 2.0
funny you mention that, lookit where the cape is...

funny you mention that, lookit where the cape is in THIS pic :eek1
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyism/Scooters/SCOOTCOSTUME004.jpg
It almost melted to the exhaust and/or got...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Get a Kymco People 250. Perfect for what you need.

Get a Kymco People 250. Perfect for what you need.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By JEDI 2.0
Nice Scabbys! !! :D <-----that's what I've always...

Nice Scabbys! !! :D <-----that's what I've always called em.

I love the Scarabeo line, any trim, any year, they're so nice! Same with the Kymco People scoots, just nice clean styling...! ...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,528
Posted By JEDI 2.0
That thing's ugly as f*** anyway. Save your...

That thing's ugly as f*** anyway. Save your money on that junk & either get an old CT 90 to fix up, or a new Symba.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 1,362,667
Posted By JEDI 2.0
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyis...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y204/fourtwentyism/Scooters/SCOOTCOSTUME006.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,697
Posted By JEDI 2.0
BROKE THE DRIVE SHAFT!:2cry . ..on CHRISTMAS...

BROKE THE DRIVE SHAFT!:2cry . ..on CHRISTMAS DAY! Bummer, too, because I just got a new helmet & gloves. ..! So I'm buying a brand new one, & replacing 2 bearings as the rest are still OK. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,541
Posted By JEDI 2.0
You could go with different variator roller or...

You could go with different variator roller or slider weights, or you can ditch the CV carb for a Mikuni VM26 or something else non-CV.
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