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by Muttley McLadd
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: 180ss color swap
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Re: 180ss color swap

That vid looks like a reasonably factory colour, even if it isn't for that specific bike.
Your bike, you do as you please. Do it whatever colour you're happy with. You can always change your mind, and do it another colour.
by Muttley McLadd
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Li150 seized. What do you think.
Replies: 49
Views: 2215

Re: Li150 seized. What do you think.

"I often feel that many recommendations are made with little, if any, consideration of budget or financial viability." When thinking of financial viability, nobody seriously spends their money on an antique moped, surely? For what they cost, there's significantly 'better' machines for probably half ...
by Muttley McLadd
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Li150 seized. What do you think.
Replies: 49
Views: 2215

Re: Li150 seized. What do you think.

If you're handy with a dremmel, it'd probably be worth adjusting the barrel to be the same sort of spec as an Italian GP one. It wont make it a racing snake. But should make it a bit less lethargic.
by Muttley McLadd
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: vespa px 180 gearing solutions....
Replies: 3
Views: 238

Re: vespa px 180 gearing solutions....

johnd wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:45 pm

Maybe p200 gears with a short fourth and 23/65 would be the way to go?
This is what my Parmakit 190 runs. It'll pull it, with ease, two up, with either a box pipe or an expansion.
by Muttley McLadd
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: P200e issue!
Replies: 40
Views: 2738

Re: P200e issue!

How does it go without the air filter in?
by Muttley McLadd
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Suzuki 190
Replies: 19
Views: 1682

Re: Suzuki 190

Do you use it a lot? If it's your daily, and you're doing 50 or 60km a day, forking out for some sort of an off the shelf kit could pay for itself pretty quickly. Esp if you've already got a proper carb you could use. Riding something with a 20mil carb on... that's never going to be pleasant, if you...
by Muttley McLadd
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Suzuki 190
Replies: 19
Views: 1682

Re: Suzuki 190

For the cost of the reboring and a half decent Suzi piston, isn't there a more cost effective way of saving money on fuel?
by Muttley McLadd
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Modern Retro Scooters
Replies: 12
Views: 1159

Re: Modern Retro Scooters

EddieStone wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:50 pm
Vespa GTS of course is the king of all twist n go.
What rubbish. You can't even fit a laptop under seat. Overpriced, underperforming rubbish.
by Muttley McLadd
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Posting parts abroad
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Posting parts abroad

Everyone that lives 'abroad' from where parts are lives with the price of postage.. You get used to it. It does make building a bike quite expensive.
Especially when the UK charges VAT for 'imports' of parts that are only going for a refurb. Yet doesn't refund when you get it gets sent back.
by Muttley McLadd
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: BGM CARB
Replies: 6
Views: 672

Re: BGM CARB

Are you replacing the carb for some other reason anyway?