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by cit205
Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: DC Horn on old Vespa
Replies: 6
Views: 1234

Re: DC Horn on old Vespa

Pretty sure you can buy cheap enough clam shell repros ,could drill the rivets out and swap the faces over maybe , or leave a 'dummy' horn on show and fit the ugly one under the mudguard somewhere.
by cit205
Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: Carburettor Set-ups
Topic: Vespa Carb Set-ups.....
Replies: 22
Views: 49579

Re: Vespa Carb Set-ups.....

:lol: so he was :oops: someone must have revived the thread , i saw it and posted :?
by cit205
Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: torqe setting
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: torqe setting

About 18ft/lb
by cit205
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: Carburettor Set-ups
Topic: Vespa Carb Set-ups.....
Replies: 22
Views: 49579

Re: Vespa Carb Set-ups.....

hi can anyone give me timming and rough jetting for 172 mallossi runing standard carb no porting etc and no autolube exhaust will be pm going to strop and do bearings and seals Leave the timing as standard - but it would be good to strobe it as the standard marks are not necessarily that accurate ....
by cit205
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Fuel dilema
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: Fuel dilema

all been said before probably but some interesting reminders on here

http://www.frost.co.uk/protect-your-veh ... st-ethanol
by cit205
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: vespa carb problem advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 1078

Re: vespa carb problem advice needed

Yes any airleak caused by seal or otherwise ,such as head, carb seating. All the tickover screw does is hold the slide in a certain position to stop it closing right up so you are having that bypassed by the air rushing in somewhere else. The air mixture screw on the back of the carb should be aroun...
by cit205
Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:47 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: vespa carb problem advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 1078

Re: vespa carb problem advice needed

Sounds like an air leak ,could be main oil seal at worse. If you unscrew and take the clutch cover breather out then start the engine ,when it starts screaming by itself put your finger on the clutch breather hole ,if the revs settle down then it's the main seal needing replacing, because when they ...
by cit205
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Tyre rubbing on clutch housing
Replies: 5
Views: 766

Re: Tyre rubbing on clutch housing

8-)
by cit205
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: What's going on?
Replies: 23
Views: 2580

Re: What's going on?

Yes. Wheel off, then 3 m5 or m6 bolts. Take care not to drop the brass plunger down the gearbox .
by cit205
Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: What's going on?
Replies: 23
Views: 2580

Re: What's going on?

Bofs wrote:Splines on rear hub gone? Pop off your hub cap and see if the shaft is spinning when you're in gear.

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^what he said