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Forum: The Garage 09-02-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By drizzle
eh, you were right. somehow a piece of loose...

eh, you were right. somehow a piece of loose plastic stuff (like, plastic wrap) got stuck in the main jet. i don't know how... but it did.

but it sure did feel good to start her up and blast...
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By drizzle
running on full choke after hitting a bump?!

here's the situation

i ride a Lifan CT70 clone with a 110cc engine.

99% of the time, it runs perfectly without skipping a beat.

but occasionally, after i hit a large bump, the bike will...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,524
Posted By drizzle
putting holes in the airbox without upjetting the...

putting holes in the airbox without upjetting the carb will make you run lean and possibly damage the engine.

there really is little to no performance mods for the gyro. most you could do is...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,392
Posted By drizzle
if you really wanted a classic styled scooter...

if you really wanted a classic styled scooter with a bit more power,

you could get an older Vespa P200 and install a 210cc big bore and performance expansion chamber exhaust and probably pull it...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,392
Posted By drizzle
not all that uncommon ...

not all that uncommon

http://static.blogo.it/twowheelsblog/vespa-sidecar/vespa_sidecar_001.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/29/Vespa_Sidecar.jpg


probably not the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-14-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,979
Posted By drizzle
the french answer to a tank.

the french answer to a tank.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-11-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By drizzle
beautiful! i'd take a lammy over a vespa any day...

beautiful! i'd take a lammy over a vespa any day :D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,685
Posted By drizzle
they slide the metal back plate up and down and...

they slide the metal back plate up and down and such. you DO need them.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,436
Posted By drizzle
sounds like it's running rich.

sounds like it's running rich.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By drizzle
dualsport trails in the chicagoland area?

hey

are there any decent dual-sport trails around the southwest chicago fox valley area?

i'm in the 630 areacode (aurora, naperville, etc), and i'm a bit tired of riding in non-motorcycle...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,068
Posted By drizzle
what a gorgeous.... bike :evil ...

what a gorgeous....




bike :evil

gotta love those old hondas
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 257,431
Posted By drizzle
my little thumper never gives up. ...

my little thumper never gives up.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e384/lookbehindyou666/trail1.jpg

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e384/lookbehindyou666/trail4.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 1,324,592
Posted By drizzle
awww yeah. riding the best trails Aurora, IL has...

awww yeah. riding the best trails Aurora, IL has to offer.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e384/lookbehindyou666/trail1.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,260
Posted By drizzle
well, from what the parts diagram shows, there's...

well, from what the parts diagram shows, there's no restriction in the transmission, so it must be a rev limiter somewhere in the electrical system. most likely in the CDI. i'm sure you can find and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,220
Posted By drizzle
http://davesmotorcycles.com/1975%20ct90/1975%20hon...

http://davesmotorcycles.com/1975%20ct90/1975%20honda%20ct90%20left%20large.jpg


nuff said.

personally, i have a CT70 110cc lifan copy that i use on/off road as my daily transportation, and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,399
Posted By drizzle
NO way it should be run on 50:1. 32:1 is...

NO way it should be run on 50:1.

32:1 is always the way to go.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 1,324,592
Posted By drizzle
looks like the moped army is going international.

looks like the moped army is going international.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,375
Posted By drizzle
on my first motorized vehicle, an '85 honda aero...

on my first motorized vehicle, an '85 honda aero 50 scooter. it had rained earlier that day, thought it'd be fun to ride through the local forest preserve. on bald street tires.

putting along at...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,451
Posted By drizzle
sick. needs knobbies!

sick. needs knobbies!
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By drizzle
making a custom snorkel

after stalling out my CT70 in a creek today, i've decided this low-mounted K&N filter just isn't cutting it.

thinking i'll just make it out of some sort of rubber tubing. but my real question...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,659
Posted By drizzle
i'd say something like the michelin reggae would...

i'd say something like the michelin reggae would be ideal.

http://img397.imageshack.us/img397/6518/dsc05851ei5.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,025
Posted By drizzle
wildfire makes the same thing, minus the pedals,...

wildfire makes the same thing, minus the pedals, plus two gears. i assume the chinese are putting a million out and letting the seller brand them as whatever.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,885
Posted By drizzle
how 'bouts a brand new chinese copy? ...

how 'bouts a brand new chinese copy?
http://pitsterpro.com/bike/overview/id/45
Forum: Battle scooters 06-15-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,102
Posted By drizzle
300 or 400 on a used Honda Elite 50 SR, ...

300 or 400 on a used Honda Elite 50 SR,

700-600 on a big bore kit, gears, carb, and exhausts.

still have enough cash left over to cruise over to the local burger joint at 60mph.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 1,324,592
Posted By drizzle
how she sits right now ...

how she sits right now

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs566.snc3/30929_130457576973618_100000281303992_276166_2452200_n.jpg

so many engines... so little time...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By drizzle
good wet-weather tire?

after slipping and sliding all over the place on these trials tires (ct70, not a scooter...), im thinking i might want to move onto some new, more capable tires.

but the thing is, i also want...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,226
Posted By drizzle
very true, but you HAVE to call. their website is...

very true, but you HAVE to call. their website is nearly useless.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By drizzle
i'd say the closest you can get is a super-modded...

i'd say the closest you can get is a super-modded P200 or Lambretta. hope you got deep pockets.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 24,109
Posted By drizzle
if you're going to be riding it back home 1000...

if you're going to be riding it back home 1000 miles, i'd reccomend you upjet the carb before you begin. from what I hear, they're underjetted to pass emissions, and trying to go cross-country on an...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,226
Posted By drizzle
the 87 elite is an SE50, the 88-93 elite LX are...

the 87 elite is an SE50, the 88-93 elite LX are also SE50, but the 94-2001 (aka the GOOD elites) are SA50. both are variated.

87's have the AF05e engine code, and have minimal upgrade options. a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By drizzle
in addition to a tiny seat and lack of footpegs,...

in addition to a tiny seat and lack of footpegs, it is also painfully underpowered.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By drizzle
wow... makes my brand new lifan 110 clone look...

wow... makes my brand new lifan 110 clone look like barn find.... i like it.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By drizzle
pictures? definitely out of my price range, but...

pictures? definitely out of my price range, but i'm intrigued to see how it looks...




i guess that's probably what i'll end up doing. a sweet little top tank woulda been cool, though......
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By drizzle
auxiliar tank for honda CT70?

since it's a small CC engine, i decided to put this in scooters

anybody know of an axuiliary tank that will fit on the top bar of a CT70? that .8 gallon tank is a liiiiiittle too small for daily...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,789
Posted By drizzle
www.hondaspree.net (http://www.hondaspree.net)...

www.hondaspree.net (http://www.hondaspree.net) has all the info youll ever need, and more.

you can't swap in lifans, because they're manual transmission/a whoooole different animal

honda...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 1,324,592
Posted By drizzle
especially so when you install a 65cc polini big...

especially so when you install a 65cc polini big bore. until it explodes due to overheating.

i think i've seen you around the hondaspree forums.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 1,324,592
Posted By drizzle
just bought today- lifan 110 CT70 copy. manual...

just bought today- lifan 110 CT70 copy. manual clutch.

http://hphotos-snc3.fbcdn.net/hs379.snc3/24257_115419338477442_100000281303992_206111_4127438_n.jpg

in the stable next to the old mule,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,774
Posted By drizzle
to lower the idle RPM, you have to turn the idle...

to lower the idle RPM, you have to turn the idle screw out (counter clockwise) while running until you reach desired idle speed.

here's the location of the idle screw on a honda 50cc carb, for...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,688
Posted By drizzle
yeah, i was thinking "huh, that engine sure looks...

yeah, i was thinking "huh, that engine sure looks like a YSR/RX50 engine"

thing is, since the YSR and RX engines are the same, you can use the performance parts for the YSR and have a real fast...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,207
Posted By drizzle
that place has everything you need to go waaaay...

that place has everything you need to go waaaay too fast on a moped, if you/she ever feel the need for speed :evil
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