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by Dazza
Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Purpose of electric start safety interlock
Replies: 10
Views: 2077

Re: Purpose of electric start safety interlock

It's the "PRD" relay, it's sole purpose is to make sure the starter circuit is inoperable when the engine is already running. Ah ha..makes perfect sense..thanks for explaining it, after years working on scooters I've not paid this little bugger any attention at all, until a mate came round with int...
by Dazza
Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Purpose of electric start safety interlock
Replies: 10
Views: 2077

Re: Purpose of electric start safety interlock

No problem, :D I also understand what the relay is for , the interlock unit is separate to this, it sits behind the horncasing - a little red box, one wire from the clutch switch goes to it then comes out to the relay behind the battery , here are two other wires - a negative and I presume a +12 v p...
by Dazza
Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Purpose of electric start safety interlock
Replies: 10
Views: 2077

Re: Purpose of electric start safety interlock

its standard on most bikes and scoots with leccy start these days . It forces you to pull the clutch in in order to power the starter motor so that there is no possibility of you starting the bike/scoot in gear. Imagine the carnage you could cause starting in gear with full throttle in a crowded pu...
by Dazza
Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:40 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Purpose of electric start safety interlock
Replies: 10
Views: 2077

Purpose of electric start safety interlock

Of course I know what it's for ..I just don't see the point of it...you have a switch on the clutch lever that when pressed goes ground, this then goes to the interlock behind the horn casing and then onto he relay, the interlock has from what I can see a 12v supply to it and the switched negative f...
by Dazza
Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: SPARK MAGNIFIER!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 16056

Re: SPARK MAGNIFIER!!!

Dazza wrote:I'm still using mine with no problems so far...

Still connected as was back when I posted this...no failures ...but god knows if it's actually doing something :D
by Dazza
Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:59 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Ricspeed - Rich Smith - Rest In Peace
Replies: 131
Views: 22940

Re: Ricspeed - Rich Smith - Rest In Peace

R.I.P Rich...
by Dazza
Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:49 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Oh No
Replies: 25
Views: 4091

Re: Oh No

another one to throw in...chain guide snapped and gone round the front sprocket...
by Dazza
Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:03 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: rapido 225 or cheapo ally ebay kit
Replies: 7
Views: 1231

Re: rapido 225 or cheapo ally ebay kit

Rapido 225, clearance checked and run in properly from the start...spot on, not a screamer but very able :D
by Dazza
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Unable to start series 2
Replies: 47
Views: 4886

Re: Unable to start series 2

First thing - forget all the wiring except - white,green and red from stator into cdi, leave all other wires alone - especially the green from loom into cdi.

that will eliminate one potential problem.