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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 21,227
Posted By tortoise2
Jim Kolbe (Genuine co-founder) interview...

Jim Kolbe (Genuine co-founder) interview (http://www.awarely.com/video/jim-kolbe-new-scooter-crowd-is-just-plain-fun/).
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By tortoise2
Apply a small amount of pipe thread compound...

Apply a small amount of pipe thread compound (http://ace.imageg.net/graphics/product_images/pACE3-957299dt.jpg) on the rear gearbox drain bolt threads, and torque just snug tight to avoid stripping...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By tortoise2
139QMB...

139QMB (http://www.kymcoforum.com/index.php?topic=12465.msg125234#msg125234)
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By tortoise2
GY6 50cc Oil Change Suggestions

Since this China 139QMB 4-stroke scooter engine only takes around a pint of replacement oil, pour 1/2 of a 1 quart bottle into an empty one to pre-measure the amount for 2 oil changes.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By tortoise2
Dealer News article...

Dealer News article (http://www.dealernews.com/dealernews/article/martin-racing-performance-chapter-7-liquidation-auction-set-sept-9).
Forum: Battle scooters 08-31-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,034
Posted By tortoise2
VERY prudent consideration of the "riding risks",...

VERY prudent consideration of the "riding risks", based on the increasing occurrences of reckless, inattentive, and impaired drivers. ALWAYS trust your instincts!
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,245
Posted By tortoise2
Rowdy (http://youtu.be/eWjHXCOljcI?t=3m50s)?

Rowdy (http://youtu.be/eWjHXCOljcI?t=3m50s)?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-30-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By tortoise2
Maintenance schedule link...

Maintenance schedule link (https://www.dropbox.com/s/apsokpt8rs35api/Lance_Cabo150_Maintenance.pdf)

The GY6 engine cylinder head temperature may exceed 400F ...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By tortoise2
Lance Cabo 150...

Lance Cabo 150 (http://www.lancepowersports.com/models/cabo150.html)?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By tortoise2
Related 2004 article...

Related 2004 article (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2004/11/prweb181799.htm).

Present cargo model options include Sym-Lance (http://www.lancepowersports.com/models/pch50_delivery.html), MotoFino...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,399
Posted By tortoise2
Heavier than your criteria . . but a 125cc CT70...

Heavier than your criteria . . but a 125cc CT70 clone...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,359
Posted By tortoise2
May want to verify the model year. Research...

May want to verify the model year.

Research resources:
Modern Vespa (http://modernvespa.com/forum/wiki-gts-250)
Motor Scooter Guide (http://www.motorscooterguide.net/Vespa/GTS/GTS.html)


Are...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By tortoise2
Does sound like the MRP business model...

Does sound like the MRP business model (http://49ccscoot.proboards.com/post/128232/thread) left a lot to be desired.

From a consumer perspective, always more desirable to avoid "middle man...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,561
Posted By tortoise2
3/4 helmet downside (http://imgur.com/a/bUxn2)...

3/4 helmet downside (http://imgur.com/a/bUxn2) (collision with a "left turner").
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By tortoise2
Craigslist search...

Craigslist search...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By tortoise2
Scooters Across America: San Francisco to New...

Scooters Across America: San Francisco to New York (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988742)
Forum: Battle scooters 07-15-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,018
Posted By tortoise2
If fat tires are a priority, might reconsider . ....

If fat tires are a priority, might reconsider . . ST125-T (http://www.extrememotorsales.com/Suzuki_RV90_Clone_125cc_Motorcycle.htm) . . videos...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By tortoise2
Martin Racing Performance

For what it's worth . . bankruptcy information (https://business-bankruptcies.com/cases/martin-racing-performance-inc-a-florida-corp-f) . . last MRP Blog...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-12-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,206
Posted By tortoise2
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/gIaWtTEdxBk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Battle scooters 07-11-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By tortoise2
Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Perhaps one of those "astronomical odds" events, but another incentive to gear-up for even those nearby errands. Bracken knee pads (http://www.lowes.com/pd_264011-1492-1BC-350_0__?productId=1075967)...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,403
Posted By tortoise2
For what it's worth . . Sym Symba oil related...

For what it's worth . . Sym Symba oil related comment, which has an engine similar to the 125 (CT70 clone):


20w50 would also be suitable for the "extreme use" the GY6 150...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,403
Posted By tortoise2
What is your engine oil preference brand and...

What is your engine oil preference brand and weight for both the 125 and 150?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 22,464
Posted By tortoise2
Scooters Across America: San Francisco to New...

Scooters Across America: San Francisco to New York (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988742)
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By tortoise2
If you are referring to the Piaggio 4-stroke...

If you are referring to the Piaggio 4-stroke LEADER engine (http://www.motorscooterguide.net/Aprilia/Mojito/Mojito-Retro-Custom-50-150.html) . . what is so unique about the intake manifold gasket...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By tortoise2
Znen...

Znen (http://www.carolinafunmachines.com/Pages/ScooterQuality.aspx)

Compare Symba (http://www.alliancepowersports.com/models/symba.html) (different style front suspension).

Symba ride report...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 22,464
Posted By tortoise2
In the context of strategy . . good discussion...

In the context of strategy . . good discussion about "touring tanks" in this thread (http://www.scootercannonball.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=1790). For "plumbed in" configurations, the optimal...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By tortoise2
CA to AK on a SYM Symba...

CA to AK on a SYM Symba (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=592359)

"The owners manual says oil change intervals are 1000kilometers so every 600miles. I don't have time to do it every...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,251
Posted By tortoise2
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/AXMnnmM1SSQ?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 22,464
Posted By tortoise2
The Scooter Cannonball Run 2014 most points rider...

The Scooter Cannonball Run 2014 most points rider is DaBinChe (http://www.scootercannonball.com/).

2010 Honda Elite NHX110 (http://www.motorscooterguide.net/Honda/Elite110/Elite110.html)
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By tortoise2
Might try running the engine in darkness and look...

Might try running the engine in darkness and look for any electrical arcing.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,889
Posted By tortoise2
Specific Genuine model? Performance...

Specific Genuine model? Performance expectations? Too lazy to Google?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,462
Posted By tortoise2
Just an observation . . store-only brand China...

Just an observation . . store-only brand China scooters appear to dominate the failures, while the online offerings seem to prevail. TaoTao (http://www.taotao.us/index.cfm/contact-us/) and DongFang...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,251
Posted By tortoise2
Roketa is showing a 150cc cargo model...

Roketa is showing a 150cc cargo model (http://www.roketa.com/product/product_detail.jsp?cateID=2610&sonCateID=0&proID=59677).
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,558
Posted By tortoise2
Don't see any offending seat seams...

Don't see any offending seat seams (http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a114/chucktuna/elite/IMAG0074.jpg). Might try using a silicone pot holder (http://i44.tinypic.com/1qsu55.jpg) (around $2 at...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By tortoise2
The pulse-pump troubleshooting guidelines in this...

The pulse-pump troubleshooting guidelines in this lawn mower video may apply.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/HAUZUPoopSI?rel=0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 22,464
Posted By tortoise2
Just curious . . any sign of LeeB with the 1939...

Just curious . . any sign of LeeB with the 1939 Cushman entry?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,017
Posted By tortoise2
Might get rejected...

Might get rejected (http://www.springsgov.com/page.aspx?navid=4073) at the entrance (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/csskalet/IMGP6430.jpg) . . but perhaps they would make an exception if...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 79,079
Posted By tortoise2
Are you referring to the strainer screen...

Are you referring to the strainer screen (http://www.partsforscooters.com/search-results?keywords=screen)?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,017
Posted By tortoise2
That would be an interesting challenge....

That would be an interesting challenge. Fuel-injected liquid-cooled engines might be candidates, such as the Honda Elite 110 (http://www.motorscooterguide.net/Honda/Elite110/Elite110.html) and PCX...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,017
Posted By tortoise2
Although the shipped cost exceeds your $1000...

Although the shipped cost exceeds your $1000 criteria . . some of the Dongfang 168.9cc models (http://www.powersportsmax.com/index.php/cPath/38_102) may otherwise be suitable, and would be more...
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