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by tortoise
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Tao Tao Quantum 150 issues
Replies: 4
Views: 2053

Re: Tao Tao Quantum 150 issues

baddley wrote:If my quantum persists and has the same problem, what would be the next step to troubleshoot?

by tortoise
Fri Dec 09, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: Honda Small Scooters (under 110cc)
Topic: 2005 Elite 80 Shop Manual
Replies: 1
Views: 1029

Re: 2005 Elite 80 Shop Manual

Monty wrote:so the clarity on schematics are legible
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by tortoise
Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Kymco, SYM, TGB and PGO
Topic: Kymco Super 8 4T 125cc
Replies: 2
Views: 2619

Re: Kymco Super 8 4T 125cc

These 150cc videos may, or may not, be helpful.
by tortoise
Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: 2016-2017 SH 150 or 300 in USA??????
Replies: 2
Views: 1951

Re: 2016-2017 SH 150 or 300 in USA??????

Include the Sym 300 and Kymco 300's in your research.
by tortoise
Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Yamaha Large Scooters (125cc+)
Topic: Riva xx125 KickN MY ASS
Replies: 8
Views: 5208

Re: Riva xx125 KickN MY ASS

A13x wrote:I check the compression . .... And here's the prob . Zero .
Oil Test
by tortoise
Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: new to scootering and need help
Replies: 3
Views: 2100

Re: new to scootering and need help

Engine service manual download.
by tortoise
Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Taotao
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Re: Taotao

by tortoise
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Taotao
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Re: Taotao

No mention of actually verifying spark or testing cylinder compression? Lack of cooling shroud may have had consequences . . related discussion.
by tortoise
Wed Jun 08, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Peugeot Speedfight 2 in Halifax
Replies: 5
Views: 2805

Re: Peugeot Speedfight 2 in Halifax

willowglenn wrote:I'm a motorcycle guy
Just curious . . why did you not select a scooter with an engine size that is actually suitable for your performance expectations?
by tortoise
Mon Jun 06, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Buddy 125 stops while running
Replies: 6
Views: 2861

Re: Buddy 125 stops while running

ricks wrote:might be the stator

by tortoise
Sun Jun 05, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Buddy 125 stops while running
Replies: 6
Views: 2861

Re: Buddy 125 stops while running

ricks wrote:occasionally it just stops- like it isn't getting any gas
Possibly overfilling the gas tank and wetting the canister element . . loss of venting restricting gravity outflow.

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by tortoise
Wed May 18, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Yamaha Small Scooters (under 110cc)
Topic: Oil Gas Mixture
Replies: 1
Views: 1759

Re: Oil Gas Mixture

Budapest14 wrote:Is there a separate reservoir for the oil
Reference section 3-3 of service manual (item 6).
by tortoise
Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Torque spring and rollerweights combinations.
Replies: 2
Views: 1512

Re: Torque spring and rollerweights combinations.

Unclear if you are using GY6 50cc or 125/150cc engine CVT components. Stock springs are going to be the weakest . . engaging at the lowest RPM. Your objective appears to be the opposite of this discussion . Perhaps laying the stock springs on a stove top element, to get them red hot, would weaken th...
by tortoise
Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Hard to start
Replies: 3
Views: 1811

Re: Hard to start

Mrojas wrote:2015 Chinese 150cc scooter . . only have 700 miles on it
To establish a troubleshooting baseline . . check valve clearance.

Just curious why you have not verified the carb jets are not obstructed . . does the fuel bowl have tamper resistant fasteners?
by tortoise
Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: General Scooter Discussion
Topic: Building My Own Scooter
Replies: 7
Views: 2567

Re: Building My Own Scooter

OH For others curious . . Ohio moped stipulations . Save yourself a lot of grief and aggravation . . and enhanced odds of becoming an organ donor! Get a driver license motorcycle endorsement, and initially select at least a 125cc scooter . . something that would be more compatible with metro traffi...