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Mon, 19 Sep 2022 18:25:48 +0000 quote
oopsclunkthud wrote:
Got a leather bag to use as a tool roll, color is not a perfect match but close enough
A bit of dark burgundy shoe polish will get it sorted!
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:29:01 +0000

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Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:29:01 +0000 quote
A friend brought me this smallie he bought a year ago. Needs some TLC. Loved the quotes left on by the PO...











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Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:31:50 +0000 quote
The "louder than…" sticker made me chuckle.

Good lookin' scoot!
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:38:33 +0000

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Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:38:33 +0000 quote
That's a sweet looking bike and I'm guessing has potential to be pretty zippy, too. And I LOL'ed at the first quote, too. Even if I then thought...wait a minute...it should be "quieter than your girlfriend," unless he's trying to say he's UNtalented....
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:49:18 +0000

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Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:49:18 +0000 quote
Already zippy enough. Has a Parmakit 144 with a Mikuni TMX 30 on it. Exhaust, I think it's a JL VSP Race...
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 18:28:23 +0000

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Wed, 21 Sep 2022 18:28:23 +0000 quote
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Even if I then thought...wait a minute...it should be "quieter than your girlfriend," unless he's trying to say he's UNtalented....
OR, girlfriend was loud but the exhaust is even louder...
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 03:35:57 +0000

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 03:35:57 +0000 quote
Cleaning up the bench for the next engine. Rally 180 lump to go in the GT160 or the vbc177 to go in the supah?



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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 03:42:23 +0000 quote
MotoBi wiring makes the Vespa look sophisticated.

Tarting it up a bit by running new wires inside the bars



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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 04:02:10 +0000 quote
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Cleaning up the bench for the next engine. Rally 180 lump to go in the GT160 or the vbc177 to go in the supah?
Most excellent. I vote the Rally 180 for the Spanish Queen. That'll quickly become your favorite.
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 04:44:33 +0000

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 04:44:33 +0000 quote
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Most excellent. I vote the Rally 180 for the Spanish Queen. That'll quickly become your favorite.
second that, rally 180 - do it
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 21:28:31 +0000

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 21:28:31 +0000 quote
Hey there forum-mates.

I finally bit the bullet and installed artificial turf in the backyard here at Casa SoCal.

Now I'm looking for a sweet, old skool 2-stroke leaf blower. Naturally they're no longer sold new in California.

Anybody holding or know of one for sale?

Thx in advance.


Pesky bougainvillea leaves

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:13:30 +0000

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:13:30 +0000 quote
SoCalGuy wrote:
Hey there forum-mates.

I finally bit the bullet and installed artificial turf in the backyard here at Casa SoCal.

Now I'm looking for a sweet, old skool 2-stroke leaf blower. Naturally they're no longer sold new in California.

Anybody holding or know of one for sale?

Thx in advance.
You gonna put a kit on it? Wicked custom pipe?
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:26:24 +0000

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:26:24 +0000 quote
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You gonna put a kit on it? Wicked custom pipe?
Stop thinking small...

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:28:04 +0000

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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:28:04 +0000 quote
Also, assuming they aren't checking for shipments of them at the border, I can hook you up and FedEx it to you from here in the land of Climate Change Denial.
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Fri, 23 Sep 2022 23:10:58 +0000 quote
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Stop thinking small...
It may be big, but too slow…

2 stroke FTW…

https://youtu.be/75kzHNXuoDM

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 00:06:36 +0000

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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 00:06:36 +0000 quote
I wanna see the v8 leaf blower
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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 01:07:53 +0000 quote
This is what I really want.

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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 01:50:42 +0000 quote
on the real a blower is a game changer. depending on how big your area is, and what you're dealing with you might not need a Johnny kickass 2T backpack blower.

I have two makita blowers, one is a small jobs/bench top kinda deal the other is a long tube dual battery big boy. both work great. and if you're not moving a ton of material and have a reasonable sized yard then the dual battery might be the jam.

that being said, if you've got property get a backpack 2T unit. I have an Echo and it absolutely stomps the guts out of the makita and while it weighs a ton, it doesn't run out of battery 1/2 way thru the job.

also, I hit the superfecta over here: bougainvillea, crepe myrtle, Eucalyptus and pines. my green bins get a work out

and, yes, I do use the blower to clean the shop floor!
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Better deal than the blue Scott's shop towels.
100 more for 12.00 instead 13.99 and just as durable.

"Intex- cloth like rags"


Update - 9.50 at Walmart!



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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 02:55:49 +0000 quote
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on the real a blower is a game changer. depending on how big your area is, and what you're dealing with you might not need a Johnny kickass 2T backpack blower.

I have two makita blowers, one is a small jobs/bench top kinda deal the other is a long tube dual battery big boy. both work great. and if you're not moving a ton of material and have a reasonable sized yard then the dual battery might be the jam.

that being said, if you've got property get a backpack 2T unit. I have an Echo and it absolutely stomps the guts out of the makita and while it weighs a ton, it doesn't run out of battery 1/2 way thru the job.

also, I hit the superfecta over here: bougainvillea, crepe myrtle, Eucalyptus and pines. my green bins get a work out

and, yes, I do use the blower to clean the shop floor!
Good info g. Was thinking battery-powered might not have the juice to do the whole yard. Might have to get one and give it a test run.
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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 03:19:00 +0000 quote
SoCalGuy wrote:
Good info g. Was thinking battery-powered might not have the juice to do the whole yard. Might have to get one and give it a test run.
Look up Greenworks, you can get larger batteries.
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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 04:19:58 +0000 quote
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Good info g. Was thinking battery-powered might not have the juice to do the whole yard. Might have to get one and give it a test run.
to be fair... I ask a lot of the equipment. a person that has a reasonably sized yard would be more than satisfied with the performance of the makita. it's a XBU02 and uses two 18.5V batts and one of the attractions is that all my other batt power equipment is makita so I have a plethora of batteries.

it'll handle the usual blow off of grass after mowing and leaves in the drive and on pool deck. it's just when I want to blast *everything* it comes up a little short and it's always at the end of the driveway and I have to walk all the damn way back to the garage for another set of batts!

big perk is that it's not unwieldy and fairly quiet as far as blowers go.
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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 04:27:01 +0000 quote
Birdsnest wrote:
Better deal than the blue Scott's shop towels.
100 more for 12.00 instead 13.99 and just as durable.

"Intex- cloth like rags"


Update - 9.50 at Walmart!
hell yeah!

after having my brother perpetually stealing my blue towels, I finally broke down and bought a giant roll of WypAll industrial towels. best hundy I ever spent!
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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 05:00:22 +0000 quote
SoCalGuy wrote:
Hey there forum-mates.

I finally bit the bullet and installed artificial turf in the backyard here at Casa SoCal.

Now I'm looking for a sweet, old skool 2-stroke leaf blower. Naturally they're no longer sold new in California.

Anybody holding or know of one for sale?

Thx in advance.
So you're lookin to score some good out of state blow, huh? That's bootlegging. Don't get pinched by the feds, cause no doubt it's gunna cost ya.
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 11:17:56 +0000

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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 11:17:56 +0000 quote
Actually yesterday, but here we go.

Went to town for errands with my 5yo daughter on Hexagon 180. It's more comfy for kids to ride on since it has a windscreen and a seat big enough for three. Coming out of a mall I noticed something curious. Another Hexagon right in front of the doors with it's owner so of course I had to chat him up. Turned out his Hexagon is few years older than my 2000 model. It was sporting a bigger carb along Malossi 172. We exchanged numbers since I have Arrow exhaust for Hexagon waiting on my shelf since it did not give any benefit with stock cylinder and carb. Might not sell it but at least he can try it out to see how it works with the Malossi setup. Also he likes to ride his scoot SEA style with his two kids

He said the exact same thing about his scoot as I have many times said about mine: It's so ugly, that it is actually cool
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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 12:58:16 +0000 quote
FINYoshi wrote:
Actually yesterday, but here we go.

Went to town for errands with my 5yo daughter on Hexagon 180. It's more comfy for kids to ride on since it has a windscreen and a seat big enough for three. Coming out of a mall I noticed something curious. Another Hexagon right in front of the doors with it's owner so of course I had to chat him up. Turned out his Hexagon is few years older than my 2000 model. It was sporting a bigger carb along Malossi 172. We exchanged numbers since I have Arrow exhaust for Hexagon waiting on my shelf since it did not give any benefit with stock cylinder and carb. Might not sell it but at least he can try it out to see how it works with the Malossi setup. Also he likes to ride his scoot SEA style with his two kids

He said the exact same thing about his scoot as I have many times said about mine: It's so ugly, that it is actually cool
Never seen one of those in Minnesota, resembles a Honda Helix.
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 17:39:19 +0000

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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 17:39:19 +0000 quote
I wonder if these are really popular anywhere
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Sat, 24 Sep 2022 18:20:22 +0000 quote
Many sold here (and the 4t later models), had a 1st gen 150 for a while. I always considered them a couch on two wheels…
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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 01:57:10 +0000 quote
Speaking of odd scooters, I just saw saw my very first Lambretta LUI 50 CL. 1969 so over half a century old, but looks like it could have been made today. What's really different is it looks like no tube frame, was it really made like a Vespa???

It is a pretty little thing, so Italian! I had no idea these existed so thought I'd share. This one's for sale by BELLO MOTO @ $7,995.
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcd/7534369138.html






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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 04:28:50 +0000 quote
They are gorgeous but almost nonexistent here in the states.
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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:05:54 +0000 quote
Bertone!
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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 08:17:36 +0000 quote
One of these in my friends garage waiting to get her TLC.
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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:20:56 +0000 quote
Those things must have been seen as absolutely futurist radical in 1969. It still looks damn cool today.

Yesterday, I took a break from smallie air leak hell, did the jetting adjustments on the GL that I've not gotten to for three months, then took it out on the road a little. It now happily shoots along at 70 on the highway. Fully heat soaked, CHT was at 365, which is a tiny bit higher than I'd like, but nothing I can't live with. More importantly, the 1/4-1/2 throttle 50-60 MPH range is now staying cool, which was always super-annoying.

I also discovered the real reason that the idle was so lean. I didn't have a 55 idle jet, I had a 35 . Upped that and it made a big difference. Stupid tiny numbers. Even with a magnifying glass, they're hard to read.

All's well that ends well, though, and it was a beautiful day to get out and put some miles on the GL in any case.
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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 21:12:52 +0000 quote
Found an old JS sticker… how could I not throw it on the P?



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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 22:08:19 +0000 quote
what's the reference here - JS? alien orders?
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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 22:27:01 +0000 quote
sdjohn wrote:
what's the reference here - JS? alien orders?
Joe Strummer, clash guitarist would put stickers that said that on his guitars. I think he started some time in the 70's?
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 23:08:00 +0000

Veni, Vidi, Posti
'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '01 ET4
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Veni, Vidi, Posti
'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '01 ET4
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Mon, 26 Sep 2022 23:08:00 +0000 quote
ok no need to explain the Clash, I just didn't know this piece of trivia. Dig it.
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:00:54 +0000

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VNB VSC o9c VMA vbc vmb VSX
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Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:00:54 +0000 quote
sdjohn wrote:
what's the reference here - JS? alien orders?
Sorry... yes what Greasy said. It's a "cool kid way" (Read: Nerd Level Way) of saying "Imma Clash fan".
Wed, 28 Sep 2022 02:30:43 +0000

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Wed, 28 Sep 2022 02:30:43 +0000 quote
I got on all fours today...



Thu, 29 Sep 2022 21:44:53 +0000

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Thu, 29 Sep 2022 21:44:53 +0000 quote
I picked up a HF lift for $200 last week. Cleaned up nice. Today was move a trailer, take out the Kendon lift and get the HF in.

I would say I'm getting too old for this shit but I'm a hobbyist so I'm tired and happy.

The last thing was a trip for a piece of rebar for the missing locking bar.









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