Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hemi Big Block….. scooter. – part 3

Argh matey – thar be scooter parts fer sale on yonder – http://www.ebay.com/sch/spinellicreations/m.html   Lots of Scooter Parts for Sale… ————————————————————– History: Recently, we tore down a 2011 Puma Cycle Corp. (PCC) Angel 50 for a massive performance retrofit. In … Continue reading

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Hemi Big Block….. scooter. – part 2

Ok, so we tore it down without taking pictures… sue us. I’ll get them taken prior to reassembling. (Follow up – we never did end up taking pictures prior to reassembly… battery in the digi-cam was dead.) The good news … Continue reading

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Hemi Big Block….. scooter. – part 1

Yes, you read correctly, a Hemi Big Block scooter (ala “moped” / “mini-bike” / “looks like a Vespa”). Fact of the matter is, the Honda 139QMB GY6 engines used in just about every Taiwanese / Japanese / Chinese knockoff scooter … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Insurance Adjuster – v.5 (the conclusion)

And so we come to the conclusion in our ongoing probitive series, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Insurance Adjuster” – looking deep into the observed practices of Allstate (Auto) Insurance Company’s claims personnel. As we’ve told you already – the truck is … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Insurance Adjuster – v.4

In the course of doing some research, we came across this independant study done by The American Association for Justice. You’ve got to read this… AAFJ_study_of_worst_Insurance_Companies_in_America The article cites comments from former Allstate Insurance Company adjuster, Jo Ann Katzman – … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Insurance Adjuster – v.3

Cataloging the history of an event – the ‘play by play’ so to speak – is often helpful for those looking for advice down the road.  As such, here’s some tid-bits from the latest developments in our series – titled … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Insurance Adjuster – v.2

It’s alive — well, sorta.  I finished mechanical repairs to the truck, and now it’s sitting in the body shop.  By the end of next week, they’ll have it spit-clean and shiney. FYI – quality paint and body work from … Continue reading

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