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by mick1
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Engine Cutting Out
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Engine Cutting Out

as said above, could be anything.....another option is a clogged air filter, causing it to flood. clean the filter or leave it off (temporary) and see how it goes.
by mick1
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Lambretta crank induction with Malossi MHR 221
Replies: 32
Views: 3125

Re: Lambretta crank induction with Malossi MHR 221

Not got a garage, so a bit restrictive at the moment
by mick1
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: BGM 225 is it plug and play?
Replies: 9
Views: 594

Re: BGM 225 is it plug and play?

I've had my Avanti barrel re-sleeved with iron. I think Ron Moss will sell an un-plated barrel for less than the plated.....another option ?
by mick1
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: BGM 225 is it plug and play?
Replies: 9
Views: 594

Re: BGM 225 is it plug and play?

If heat is a major consideration, have you considered the Avanti 225 ? Plug and play with enlarged barrel and head fins. Runs a lot cooler than standard.
by mick1
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: I have the frame number. Can I find the registration number?
Replies: 9
Views: 826

Re: I have the frame number. Can I find the registration number?

I'm sure you can fill a V5 application form in without the reg' number.

If it's been registered in the UK before you should then get the V5 back with the reg' .

.........................or you may not !!
by mick1
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: GT186 revs Question
Replies: 31
Views: 2414

Re: GT186 revs Question

A lot of "performance" engines run at 17/16 static so if you aimed for that at 6000 revs it should be ok.
by mick1
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: GT186 revs Question
Replies: 31
Views: 2414

Re: GT186 revs Question

Could be timing. At 21* you may be retarding under 10*......maybe worth a strobe to check your timing at 6000 revs. Copied from CamLam: Timing when the stator is positioned fully advanced will give you around 21 to 22 degrees when the engine is not running (you cannot check this). When you scooter i...
by mick1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: What Speed From What Kit? (ballpark)
Replies: 10
Views: 1120

Re: What Speed From What Kit? (ballpark)

Standard Avanti 225 with Franspeed Race and TMX35, fully loaded: GPS 84mph .......only done it once but hit the 80mph on more than one occasion.
by mick1
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: hey.. new but courius Li150 S2 upgrade tips needed!
Replies: 12
Views: 574

Re: hey.. new but courius Li150 S2 upgrade tips needed!

What does "courius" mean :oops: