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by mac
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: First ride - heavy clutch
Replies: 22
Views: 5273

Re: First ride - heavy clutch

If you look at a worn clutch most the time the tabs on the lower plates show more wear than the top ones, I've always put it down to being more stress at that area.
by mac
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Timing Strobe
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: Timing Strobe

connecting it to any 12v battery is fine.

I read the bit above as don't use the ones that connect in-line or the ones that use Built in batterys
by mac
Wed May 27, 2015 11:37 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Earth Fault?
Replies: 18
Views: 2801

Re: Earth Fault?

Check your HT lead it might be shorting out on the frame or engine. I had the same on a gp, it would cut out occasionally but always restart, then it started happening every time I took of the stand after checking everything I noticed that when it was off the stand the HT lead was arching out on the...
by mac
Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: SIP Wheel nuts
Replies: 6
Views: 1360

Re: SIP Wheel nuts

The nuts that come with the SIP rims are shite and rust almost straight away and I've had a few with weak threads, the Mb ones look and last a lot better
by mac
Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: SIP Wheel nuts
Replies: 6
Views: 1360

Re: SIP Wheel nuts

Not sure about chrome, but you can get the Stainless steel ones from Mb.
by mac
Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:19 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: genuine piaggio LT coils ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1096

Re: genuine piaggio LT coils ?

Your best bet would be Fowlers of Bristol, always found they've had good stock
by mac
Sun May 18, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Scootrs outboard disc EBC pads?
Replies: 11
Views: 2336

Re: Scootrs outboard disc EBC pads?

I think it's FA092
by mac
Sun May 04, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Newfren Clutch Plates
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Re: Newfren Clutch Plates

All steels used were flat, went through a few to get perfect ones, a fraction over 18mm can't remember exactly off the top of my head (brains not what it used to be) :oops: There was plenty of clearance, MB springs same as I always use, I've used less clearance before on other clutches without probl...
by mac
Sat May 03, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Newfren Clutch Plates
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Re: Newfren Clutch Plates

Nobody else using them or had probs? Soaked a new set for 36 hours fitted them 1.8 clearance between the plates, 2mm at the lever, tested fine when cold outside the workshop, mates picks it up all fine after a bit of a run starts to drag again, he tried adjusting the cable almost to the point of not...
by mac
Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Newfren Clutch Plates
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Newfren Clutch Plates

Anyone had any problems with Newfren clutch plates? Had one at the weekend only done a few miles and it started to drag badly, tried adjusting the cable still the same, striped it down and the plates are burnt, checked the clearance and it's just over 1mm, when built it was just under 2mm. Plates we...