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by Bossshelby
Mon Sep 15, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Builder's workshop
Topic: 40 mph mostly stock 85 spree
Replies: 8
Views: 3413

40 mph mostly stock 85 spree

Hi all, I have been on here a while and I've been watching people spend hundreds on mods to make a stock spree faster. I wanted to stay cheaper, so I bought a $12 #2250 gates non cogged belt, a size 68 jet, did some minor muffler work, polished the exhaust port, put 1987 spree reeds in it, and polis...
by Bossshelby
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Spree headlight and starter problems
Replies: 7
Views: 2014

Re: Spree headlight and starter problems

Ok I bought an aero gasket set a while back and the gaskets are all correct except the base gasket. So I ended up finding the right base gasket on ebay under elite se50 and just ordered it. Thanks so much for all the help mouse. Hopefully this will be the last major speed bump
by Bossshelby
Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Spree headlight and starter problems
Replies: 7
Views: 2014

Re: Spree headlight and starter problems

Ok I did everything you told me and now it all works.the regulator was bad and the starter button was really rusty. Now onto last problem. The compression goes up to 60 lbs and then slowly starts to go down. I Will have to order gasket kit, but don't know what the engine is. It's says afo5e and the ...
by Bossshelby
Sat Sep 06, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Spree headlight and starter problems
Replies: 7
Views: 2014

Re: Spree headlight and starter problems

Ok the regulator ended up being bad. After replacing that I connected the test light to the ground on battery. The put the point end of test light in the starter wire (yellow with orange striped wire) and it started turning over. Why would I have to jump it like this, a bad ground?
by Bossshelby
Fri Sep 05, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Spree headlight and starter problems
Replies: 7
Views: 2014

Re: Spree headlight and starter problems

Ok thank you so much.
by Bossshelby
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Spree headlight and starter problems
Replies: 7
Views: 2014

Spree headlight and starter problems

Hi I have a 85 honda spree. When you connect the battery the red cable sparks upon touching the terminal. When cables are connected the headlight is on very dimly. Why would it does this? Also when I pushed the starter button nothing happened. any help or advice is greatly appreciated.
by Bossshelby
Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Help Needed!! [Unknown "Sparky" AF05E - Ed.]
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

Re: Help Needed!! [Unknown "Sparky" AF05E - Ed.]

Thanks for the wiring help. I will try to post pics of the engine later.
by Bossshelby
Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Help Needed!! [Unknown "Sparky" AF05E - Ed.]
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

Help Needed!! [Unknown "Sparky" AF05E - Ed.]

Hi I recently bought a Honda engine and don't know what it is. it says afo5e- but was told it was an elite. I also have a few wiring problems. First problem is I have an extra green wire from spree wiring. Last problem is I had a new spree engine it my spree originally and when it was full connected...
by Bossshelby
Mon Jun 09, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Scooter Showcase
Topic: My Build:The Spero
Replies: 5
Views: 3758

My Build:The Spero

Hello everyone. I am new on the fourm, but I am not new to the sprees. I have a couple sprees for a long time and they look mostly like new, but I have always wanted to build my own so here it is. I got an 85 spree frame for 15 bucks off craigslist. I was planning to put an aero 50 engine in it. The...
by Bossshelby
Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Performance Technical
Topic: 1985 Honda Spree help with tuning and performance
Replies: 10
Views: 1221

Re: 1985 Honda Spree help with tuning and performance

I have a stock 1985 spree that only went 26, so i tried the dio High Performance cdi & coil off of ebay and it went thirty when the scooter was warmed up. also it took a couple weeks for them to get worn in. not a huge difference. :coolcruise:
by Bossshelby
Wed May 09, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: '85 Spree Help
Replies: 25
Views: 2004

Re: '85 Spree Help

Make sure you check the belt also.New they are .448 wide.
by Bossshelby
Wed May 09, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Performance Technical
Topic: Tried new belt on my 85 spree,picked up 4 mph
Replies: 8
Views: 1392

Re: Tried new belt on my 85 spree,picked up 4 mph

Old Honda belt was .430,new honda belt is .448.Then went to this one,what a differance!!!!!!!
by Bossshelby
Wed May 09, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Performance Technical
Topic: Tried new belt on my 85 spree,picked up 4 mph
Replies: 8
Views: 1392

Tried new belt on my 85 spree,picked up 4 mph

Well,tried a new Honda belt today,it worked great but wanted to get a little more mph.Found a gates belt,truflex 2250,is .478 wide and picked up 4 mph.Lost some start exceleration,but made some top speed!!!! :coolcruise:
by Bossshelby
Wed May 09, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Belt for 84-86 spree
Replies: 5
Views: 874

Re: Belt for 84-86 spree

Went to the dealer today and got a new one,now to see how it works!
by Bossshelby
Wed May 09, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Belt for 84-86 spree
Replies: 5
Views: 874

Re: Belt for 84-86 spree

Thanks for the reply,thats what I needed.Mine is only .425,was wondering what a new one was.