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Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:48 pm
by motormike
DeathByFox wrote:Have you thought about making some holes in the cvt cover? It has been done on elites and the like for a cooler belt. P.S. was your carb set up cheap(Sub 200$) or expensive? Because i still cannot get and adapter to fix mine.
With Aero's cooling hose feeding fresh air into the cover, I suppose a few holes back by the clutch might give some better flow...good call... :thumbwink:
The carb set-up on my Aero cost right at $200 including everything. Bear 45-70 is the source for the adapter. You wont find an adapter for this application anywhere else. It is custom.My Mikuni was slightly used for $100., retail is more like $125-130. No throttle cable change, the stock one just barely fit, but has no issues.

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:42 pm
by motormike
motormike wrote:...Red Dog scooters is my hero for the day. I was fortunate to find that a long-forgotten parts-bike (CH125) in their basement was still in possession of a Bando 23100-KJ9A-0030. The back measures 17.15 mm, so still within useable specs. Imma throw it on in the morning and be mobile again, hopefully until I can get a NEW belt that measures 799 X 19 X 28. Those seem to be available as they fit GY6's. .................. :coolcruise:

The whole issue of
BELT continues with some new info. Bear has found a source for a few belts (via ebay) that are the CORRECT size..i.e.=794 X 18 X 30...however are not BANDO. I have already ordered the NEAR size=799 X 19 X 28 from another source (via ebay: cost=$27.80 shipped.. :naughty: ) and will try that before making the determination of which belt is the best value and performer. ADDITIONALLY: this company named [servicehonda] shows to have the OEM Bando 23100-KJ9-003 in stock for considerably less than the $92.00 wanted by the dealers I've questioned. Here is a link to the company>>>> http://servicehonda.com/contact

Thanks to Racerjack for this... :thumbwink:

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:39 am
by GKinTN
Good call on "Servicehonda"! Been using them for a few years now and got all the parts for my recent MB5 engine rebuild from them. Well except for a few NOS/discontinued pieces that I dug up on Ebay. I've yet to find another factory parts dealer with as deep discounting. GK

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:32 pm
by zuphilius
Are all people from Tennessee sight challenged? :D

Not that I'm complaining, your use of the extra large font helps me when reading.

But I just realized I was born there at Millington NAS.

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:32 pm
by GKinTN
The regular smaller font just looked odd in response to Motormike's post. That said, it's easier to just let the program use it's default font but sometimes it's boring. Rock on...

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 3:15 pm
by motormike
I refuse to wear reading glasses unless absolutely necessary. Got started with large font and has become standard.
Don't recognize the name Millington NAS. Military I will assume for now... :confused:

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 4:58 pm
by zuphilius
Naval Air Station by Memphis. Dad must not have been stationed there too long, my brother was born 11 months later in Florida.

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:16 am
by motormike
You still rockin' the 80 zup ??
Passed on a chance for one here.
Still infatuated with Ruby, and need to give some love to Judi, the Aero 50 '85 I got recently.
At my self-imposed limit currently.
I draw the line at bringing them in the house...lol

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:19 am
by zuphilius
Nope, sold that awhile ago and now have an 87 Elite 50.

Gonna see if I can get it to do what I need tomorrow.

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:33 am
by motormike
zuphilius wrote:Nope, sold that awhile ago and now have an 87 Elite 50.

Gonna see if I can get it to do what I need tomorrow.
I've lost track...you are in and out of rides like
John Holmes in a p/o/r/n flick.

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:40 pm
by zadman2012
ah, a 125. very nice. Someday I shall have one too. Just an Aero80 right now
and it's laid up waiting on a carb issue fix. :nervous:

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:34 am
by motormike
zadman2012 wrote:ah, a 125. very nice. Someday I shall have one too. Just an Aero80 right now
and it's laid up waiting on a carb issue fix. :nervous:
I dont think anyone will argue that Honda design of the "auto-choke" system on Aero 80's was a bit of an "Edsel",...I've never seen anything like it elsewhere... :hi: ...G'luck with yours, Seeya on the funway..... :coolcruise:

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:52 pm
by Bear45-70
motormike wrote:
zadman2012 wrote:ah, a 125. very nice. Someday I shall have one too. Just an Aero80 right now
and it's laid up waiting on a carb issue fix. :nervous:
I dont think anyone will argue that Honda design of the "auto-choke" system on Aero 80's was a bit of an "Edsel",...I've never seen anything like it elsewhere... :hi: ...G'luck with yours, Seeya on the funway..... :coolcruise:
Actually Honda used the same system on several earlier scooters/mopeds. The Aero 80 was the last on to have it.

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:28 pm
by motormike
About a week ago, I came out of the deli and jumped on Ruby.
Turned the key, hit the button, and the racket coming from the left side was startling. WAP, WAP, WAP....
looking down to find the carb "dangling" from the hoses... :surprise: :surprise: :surprise: ... :*:
....PROBABLY an accident by an unconscious hipster texting his latest status on fb,
OR was it a maliscious foot involved in the dislodging of the firmly secured Mikuni... :?: :lol: .
....either way, the K&N pod filter suffered damage of the crumpling kind.
So, today i slammed the UNI on for a 30 mile romp up to the Smokin' Pig BBQ.
Oiled and safety-wired to the clamp, the difference was negligible.
I expected a louder report...didn't happen.. :smile:
Mine has the slight angle. Cover still not likely to clear, haven't tried yet... :hi:

Re: .....it's a flamin' Aero....

Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:33 am
by motormike
This is just funny....but,...in high school I had a girlfriend named Ina. This was short for Regina
When i opened this UNI filter pack, the stickers came out like this.>>>>>>>> :surprise:
INA 002.JPG
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INA and i still talk through fb,...imma send her one of these... :hi: