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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 44,678
Posted By DaBinChe
Ever since I solved the sensor connector problem...

Ever since I solved the sensor connector problem I have been thinking about putting the shaved variator boss back in. Now that the drive parts has over 5k miles things should be worn maybe enough...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
I also got Hagons Twin shocks from Dave Quinn. I...

I also got Hagons Twin shocks from Dave Quinn. I have a 18kg spring and my rider weight is sub 160lbs. It felt firmer when new but springs break in and soften up a little. Now a days it actually...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
Over 400miles since the changed/checked. Now...

Over 400miles since the changed/checked. Now that the belt is fully broken in but still using original variator and right conditions the rev limiter is kicking in at 75mph. When I first got the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
Iridium plugs last 2-3 times longer then regular...

Iridium plugs last 2-3 times longer then regular plugs so the savings is in time and labor. On a healthy ignition system you won't notice any difference but on one that is weaken then you will,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
That is the same combo I have and made a...

That is the same combo I have and made a night/day difference. Also the lower handlebar made a big difference too
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By DaBinChe
each time the exhaust is removed, Honda says that...

each time the exhaust is removed, Honda says that the exhaust gasket must be replaced. So basically when you change the tire you have to take off the exhaust. Without replacing the gasket it can...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
got 260miles since changed/checked the above. It...

got 260miles since changed/checked the above. It is not hitting the rev limiter at 72.5mph anymore...it seems to behave the same as when I first got it with about 3k miles. Conditions haven't been...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-08-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
check the air filter/box. Use seafoam for the...

check the air filter/box. Use seafoam for the next thousand miles to clean up the fuel system.

Check the tire pressure. Check the tires are spinning freely, brakes could be binding....should also...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
Just checked the valves and they are perfectly on...

Just checked the valves and they are perfectly on target. The spark plug looks great too, no wear on the electrode/ground and the color was perfect. Running the high speed/cooler iridium NGK plug. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
Yes the top box does funny things to the...

Yes the top box does funny things to the handling, that is why I'm not a fan of them.






Woke up this morning realizing that I forgot to check the valves when I did all the other work...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
Let us know if it fits directly on. I been...

Let us know if it fits directly on. I been wanting to go with a manual too and get rid of the vacuum one.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By DaBinChe
I rode a ruckus on Slick Rock back in 2007. Took...

I rode a ruckus on Slick Rock back in 2007. Took about 4hours on the ruckus and only an hour on a mtb.

A fellow out in Lake Havasu raced a ruckus in a motocross race back in 2005 or 2006...for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
Yes it is worth it in the long run. It'll last a...

Yes it is worth it in the long run. It'll last a lot longer so will the sprockets, don't need as much adjustment...so saves money/labor/time over it's life. I like to use DID ZVMX, think they are...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-01-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By DaBinChe
If you want convenience and practicality go with...

If you want convenience and practicality go with FI.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,391
Posted By DaBinChe
That's the case of them not knowing their job...

That's the case of them not knowing their job which is all too common or more then likely part of the state's efforts to double dip on tax collection. If it is street legal all you need is a spark...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,391
Posted By DaBinChe
No need for off road license if it is street...

No need for off road license if it is street legal. Street legal makes it off road legal too. DMV won't tell you that or might say it needs dirt license as well but they are BSing you to take more...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
Forgot to also mention that the belt wear goes...

Forgot to also mention that the belt wear goes all the way to the outermost face of the variator. Everything stock.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
Depending on how you ride, the belt can go 15k+...

Depending on how you ride, the belt can go 15k+ but might not and break before then leaving you stranded at a shitty time/place. I change at 10k cause I know that it is safe the whole time no matter...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
Just bleed my brakes today and did an oil change...

Just bleed my brakes today and did an oil change a few weeks ago....the bike is ready for another year.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
Bluhduh Just rolled over 10k miles. Top speed hitting...

Just rolled over 10k miles. Top speed hitting the rev limiter at 72.5mph. Changed final drive oil....man it was DIRTY, has about 7k miles on it. Changed motor oil, compared to my elite after 1k...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
Way to bleed is make sure that the reservoir is...

Way to bleed is make sure that the reservoir is at the highest point and that the line doesn't have a high point that can trap air. Fill the res, squeez lever and hold, open bleeder, close bleeder,...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 293,344
Posted By DaBinChe
Is that a class B+ or a class C?

Is that a class B+ or a class C?
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 29,511
Posted By DaBinChe
Looks like a great trip and I'm totally jealous! ...

Looks like a great trip and I'm totally jealous! You're doing it right taking it slow...that is how I like to travel too. See sooo much more and experience more that way.

Having done the John...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
The only bikes that I have ever heard with a turn...

The only bikes that I have ever heard with a turn signal ticker are smaller scoots. The SH150 doesn't have one, I'm so used to it on my elite and previous fiddies....guess the SH is too fast (wind...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,430
Posted By DaBinChe
Gotta run extra fuel line, there isn't enough...

Gotta run extra fuel line, there isn't enough length stock for a petcock.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,430
Posted By DaBinChe
There is an access hole on the leg shield for the...

There is an access hole on the leg shield for the top end. I mounted the petcock a few inches back from that. You'll have to get more fuel line, drill thru the leg shield. I don't know of a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,430
Posted By DaBinChe
My stock chain went 8k+ miles CA to AK and back....

My stock chain went 8k+ miles CA to AK and back. By the time I got home it was gonna fail soon. But I had to adjust that thing almost every day on that trip, it "stretched" and never stopped.

The...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,700
Posted By DaBinChe
Whats up with all the OHV fees? In CA you can...

Whats up with all the OHV fees? In CA you can ride offroad if our vehicle is legal on road. What you need to do is get rid of all the OHV stuff and keep it streel legal. The DMV makes folks think...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
Dealers don't normally remove that stuff cause of...

Dealers don't normally remove that stuff cause of the legal ramification, it is normally the owners...about the first thing owners do is getting rid of that stuff.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
But are you the OG owner?

But are you the OG owner?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,430
Posted By DaBinChe
Several things you should do right away with the...

Several things you should do right away with the Symba. New chain, get rid of the CA evap system, put on a manual petcock (easiest to do one inline). These three things will give you lots of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
yup that is the evap canister required for CA...

yup that is the evap canister required for CA bikes...so looks like it was orginally from CA
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6,029
Views: 289,391
Posted By DaBinChe
It is best to do it via snail mail. All the...

It is best to do it via snail mail. All the forms you need are at the DMV website. No BS via mail. Also they won't jack you for back fees that way either....the whole back fee thing is totally...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,328
Posted By DaBinChe
Phil, on a vintage, won a day of cannonball last...

Phil, on a vintage, won a day of cannonball last summer...he beat me by 1 point that day, I came in second. Funny thing is that he had soft seized that day as well...I'm sure he would of done better...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 44,678
Posted By DaBinChe
Best to do the pump method with the oil...

Best to do the pump method with the oil hot/freshly ridden, and not just "warmed up" for a few minutes from cold, that way if there is anything it will be suspended in the oil. When cold is when...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,815
Posted By DaBinChe
It dropped from $3.09 to $2.89 since last week at...

It dropped from $3.09 to $2.89 since last week at my costco
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
What happens is that a vehicle has other...

What happens is that a vehicle has other underlining issues and seafoam cleaning things up cause these issues to be really apparent...like leaks (vacuum, gastkets, etc). It is not a miracle in a can...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
I have been using it for the last 10years. Of...

I have been using it for the last 10years. Of all the various fuel system cleaners I'd tried SeaFoam works the best. It works really well...too well some say. If your seals are leaky but got...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 708,938
Posted By DaBinChe
use SeaFoam to help clean out/keep clean the fuel...

use SeaFoam to help clean out/keep clean the fuel system
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,840
Posted By DaBinChe
Just put up a oil change video via pump, so no...

Just put up a oil change video via pump, so no more drain bolt for me...well maybe every 10k miles when I also take out the oil screen.

Video via my signature link.
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