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by scooter perv
Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: vespa t5 wobble
Replies: 9
Views: 2251

Re: vespa t5 wobble

Wheel rims on right way round..hub center nut done up tight? If its that bad dont ride it till you get it checked out as could be lethal.
by scooter perv
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: How many hours to build a engine ??????????
Replies: 26
Views: 4687

Re: How many hours to build a engine ??????????

:o :o I guess you get what you pay for.......sometimes Ive built 4 engines in the last year.. most were full rebuilds, check internals, fit new kits, order new parts and not really going into porting etc and I charged £120 labour for each and that includes removing, replacing engine, cleaning (3 ha...
by scooter perv
Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Piston crown burn
Replies: 0
Views: 555

Piston crown burn

Hi folks,,seen this on a couple of polinis (one a px180 and the other a t5 152) where on strip down there is some brown scorch type marks inside the crown, obviously where its got hot as one of these examples mates bike got so hot it melted the head cowling. There is no signs of it starting to hole ...
by scooter perv
Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: taking longer for revs to drop
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Re: taking longer for revs to drop

If you turn the mixture screw 1/4 -1/2 turn which ever way makes it richer on your carb you should find it drops like it used to. BUT you may need to go richer on your jetting to compensate for the increased air flow. Treat it like you had an air filter and now you havent.
by scooter perv
Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: scootrs outboard disc brake
Replies: 15
Views: 2619

Re: scootrs outboard disc brake

Its about 15-20 degrees which looks about right oh and the hose is about 10 inches to long so even if I get it working I think im probably gonna have to buy another hose. Company selling them on ebay reckon theyve sold 300 of em and im the first to have a problem so either no ones complained or Im d...
by scooter perv
Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: scootrs outboard disc brake
Replies: 15
Views: 2619

Re: scootrs outboard disc brake

So how do you bleed it again :? been trying for a few hours today. Open nipple, pull brake in, close nipple...repeat for half hour and got some bubbles out of bleed nipple but its just a few spurts>bubbles and air. I though if I stuck a syringe with rubber tube on I could draw the fluid through the ...
by scooter perv
Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: scootrs outboard disc brake
Replies: 15
Views: 2619

Re: scootrs outboard disc brake

Ok thanks mate...think I`ll jst stick it on and see..if I take it down the local engineers I might not see it for a month he`s that quick. :?
by scooter perv
Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: scootrs outboard disc brake
Replies: 15
Views: 2619

Re: scootrs outboard disc brake

also while im on the subject it didnt come with a brake switch like it was supposed to and the brake lever has quite a bit off up and down play, should there be a washer/spacer under or on top of the lever on the m/c?
by scooter perv
Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: scootrs outboard disc brake
Replies: 15
Views: 2619

scootrs outboard disc brake

Is it normal for the disc to be a bit catchy in some places and not others on a new disc brake? Just got a new one and dont wannt fit it to find the disc warped so thought id ask first :bigsm:
by scooter perv
Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Burning clutch plates out...Now with Photos
Replies: 16
Views: 3354

Re: Burning clutch plates out...

I rebuilt a mates scooter and fitted new corks and old steels 3 plate (it previously had a 4 plate). The clutch wasnt right, it bit at the last 2cm of clutch lever and after 500 miles its burnt out and slipped like buggery. I put the old 4 plate back in as it was off to rally next day and it was per...