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by spannerman
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Carburettor Set-ups
Topic: Atomiser modification
Replies: 3
Views: 1146

Re: Atomiser modification

As you have already said it been bored /drilled/reamed out by Harry Barlow ,so why would it be tapered, the difference between an AV and an AS atomiser is the height and can be altered easily
by spannerman
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: AF 5 speed choice
Replies: 9
Views: 1496

Re: AF 5 speed choice

just starting doing the same myself, but with taffy pipe and amal carb. ive opted for the 34 tooth 5th and probably gonna use 18 front and 46 crown wheel
by spannerman
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Refueling routine. It's been a long time
Replies: 31
Views: 3801

Re: Refueling routine. It's been a long time

Well if you read most aftermarket kits they still quote 4%, probably to safe-guard themselves .though, personally I would stick to 4% on an iron barrel and 3% on nicasil lined ,yes oil is better these days ,so there is an argument either way, if your happy to drop your oil ratio on an expensive kit ...
by spannerman
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Refueling routine. It's been a long time
Replies: 31
Views: 3801

Re: Refueling routine. It's been a long time

Quick question here , Why is everyone quoting 3%, standard! lambretta,s run on 4%
by spannerman
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Dellorto SH1 atomisers
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Re: Dellorto SH1 atomisers

thanks HX paul ,have already got that . Was looking to find out which atomiser number is weaker or richer
by spannerman
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Dellorto SH1 atomisers
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Dellorto SH1 atomisers

Anybody out there have the sequence of Dellorto SH1 atomisers , weak to rich.
by spannerman
Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Stuck/Seized Mag Housing... Any Tips??
Replies: 12
Views: 2112

Re: Stuck/Seized Mag Housing... Any Tips??

Patience ! ,plus gas and lots of heat on casing (with a heat gun preferably),dont try to lever off you will damage the sealing face ,dont hit the crank from drive side as it will only go so far then do more damage
by spannerman
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Almost there, problems starting
Replies: 19
Views: 3041

Re: Almost there, problems starting

firstly apologies to tippo88 on hijacking his post ,secondly as stated earlier have had exhaust cleaned out,was told there was a lot of crap came out of it ,(didnt seem that heavy when i took it out) Thirdly before refitting exhaust did pressure test for 10 mins (no leaks) only usually do 2 mins,and...
by spannerman
Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Almost there, problems starting
Replies: 19
Views: 3041

Re: Almost there, problems starting

ref sealing joints I use HOLTS FIREGUM (sparingly)
by spannerman
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Almost there, problems starting
Replies: 19
Views: 3041

Re: Almost there, problems starting

apologies it looks like ive hijacked a post ,so sorry for that ,just seems same issue