Wed, 02 Nov 2022 03:34:38 +0000

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Wed, 02 Nov 2022 03:34:38 +0000 quote
qascooter wrote:
While b62 is on the table, I might as well give it the full spa treatment while waiting for the new selector box to arrive. Happy Halloween everyone!
I'm totally geeking out at your array of beauty products + fluffy towel for B62. I gave Blue your "Deluxe Triple Treatment" a couple of years ago but she's definitely due again. Thanks for the pictorial motivation. Show us B62's "after" shine, please
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 02:13:59 +0000

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79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
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79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 02:13:59 +0000 quote
Kimono32 wrote:
I'm totally geeking out at your array of beauty products + fluffy towel for B62. I gave Blue your "Deluxe Triple Treatment" a couple of years ago but she's definitely due again. Thanks for the pictorial motivation. Show us B62's "after" shine, please
Why, I thought you'd never ask!

And it's been a couple years for B62 too...


Ohhh, so nice....


I just love those curves...


Original Upsetters SC sticker that was on the scooter when I got it.


Semi clean engine. Definitely not Vader clean... Thinking wistfully...

All the rubber got 303 protectant and all aluminum got Mother's polish


Can't forget the engine cowl!

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 02:23:27 +0000

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'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '01 ET4
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 02:23:27 +0000 quote
Remind us again on what those products are and what your process is?
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 03:07:00 +0000

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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 03:07:00 +0000 quote
sdjohn wrote:
Remind us again on what those products are and what your process is?
Sure thing John.
All McGuire products.
1) rubbing compound - it cleans up oxidation and single stage paint really well, and it's not too harsh. Just rub it on and buff it off.

2) #7 Show Car Glaze - put it on thick and let it sit overnight. The paint soaks it up, wipe off the excess the next day

3) Ultimate Liquid Wax - I like to put two coats of this stuff on. Apply, wait two to five minutes, wipe off, repeat

4) 303 Protect - squirt on a rag and wipe down anything rubber. Great stuff. My old neighbor worked for the coast guard and they'd treat all the rubber on their dry suits. He saw me using it one day and told me the story.

5) Mother's polish - I use this on the kick start lever, brake lever, clutch and brake lever, mirror base, and last but not least, the aluminum trim. Shines it right up.

That's it! And it's ready for just a few touch ups and surface cleaning until I get the wild hair and decide do it again, or that it needs it.


Half was just done with the rubbing compound when I first got Ruby. I was amazed...

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 04:00:30 +0000

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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 04:00:30 +0000 quote
One word. Two syllables.

DAY-UM!!!!!!!

I don't usually swear, but the showroom shine on B62 is glorious! I'm in awe. The Michelin tire is almost glowing and I'd put a Vader label on your engine for sure!

Thanks for the inspiring pics and the perfectly selected luxury spa line-up. Guessing many of us are currently shopping at McGuire's

(I also like the wall placement of your leather jacket and helmet)
Thu, 03 Nov 2022 04:01:12 +0000

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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 04:01:12 +0000 quote
I remember that Ruby pic! It's what got me started….
Thu, 03 Nov 2022 16:46:15 +0000

Hooked
'66 Sears Cruisaire Smallframe
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 16:46:15 +0000 quote
sdjohn wrote:
Remind us again on what those products are and what your process is?
This is your 6666th post.
Thu, 03 Nov 2022 17:18:01 +0000

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'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '01 ET4
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 17:18:01 +0000 quote
r_fostoria wrote:
This is your 6666th post.
damn i was hoping that 6666 would be something more evil
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 20:00:30 +0000

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79 P200E (Ruby), 62 Allstate (B-62), 2008 Stella (Olive)
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 20:00:30 +0000 quote
Thank you for the kind words K! When I rearranged the garage I wanted the helmet and jacket to be easy access. So far it's working out well!
Thu, 03 Nov 2022 22:21:16 +0000

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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 22:21:16 +0000 quote
qascooter wrote:
Why, I thought you'd never ask!

And it's been a couple years for B62 too...
Looks great!

What is the little knob on your spare carrier?



Thu, 03 Nov 2022 23:05:53 +0000

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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 23:05:53 +0000 quote
FNG wrote:
Looks great!

What is the little knob on your spare carrier?
reknob
Thu, 03 Nov 2022 23:10:10 +0000

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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 23:10:10 +0000 quote
Seems to be a ram mount for a phone.
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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 23:15:22 +0000

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Thu, 03 Nov 2022 23:15:22 +0000 quote
FridayMatinee wrote:
Seems to be a ram mount for a phone.
BING BING BING BING - WINNER!

I've got them on my other scooters and can use my phone as a GPS, directions, etc.

Or Altoids carrier...


I use my phone for pictures, so i used the Altoids for visual effect

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Fri, 04 Nov 2022 00:21:56 +0000

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Fri, 04 Nov 2022 00:21:56 +0000 quote
Success! Or I should say, I've got a functioning selector box again. Thank you Scooter Mercato.

The weather is getting funky here, so I may check it out on Saturday. At least it was the correct selector box....


It looks the same size


It installed fairly easy and I've got the cables tightened


The lid fits and everything!


B62 is ready to roll!

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