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by Ken Tucky
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Italian GP200 Top Speed
Replies: 34
Views: 7907

Re: Italian GP200 Top Speed

A quite illuminating thread................. I had a 'GP 200' in 1971.................. well some people thought it was ................... Actually it was a 125dl that I bought brand new. A number of my friends at the time thought it was a 200, (didn't look too closely at the forks). Why did they t...
by Ken Tucky
Thu Dec 22, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: oiltech casing alterations
Replies: 86
Views: 12295

Re: oiltech casing alterations

Well if its of any help, I've used JB Weld on my Sprinter Crankcase, where, trying to weld anymore in the crank area would just cause more porosity, and its been fine. Its a crankcase that's had a fair bit of welding btw.............
Richard
by Ken Tucky
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: 12V AC Rev Counter Options?
Replies: 14
Views: 2872

Re: 12V AC Rev Counter Options?

Scitsu - good damping, reads from HT cable, its 12v rechargeable via a pin into the body of the rev counter.
I suppose it depends on how much you want to pay also!

http://www.scitsu.com/scitsu-classic-ra ... r-99-p.asp

Mr Tucky
by Ken Tucky
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Interesting
Replies: 15
Views: 3535

Re: Interesting

Years ago, using cast iron, my pet reborer, Roy Pidcock, who is now very big m/c dealer, looked at the barrel, looked at me, looked at the barrel (ports) again and asked me...
How long are you going to run it in for?
I replied 1/4 mile!
Mr Tucky
by Ken Tucky
Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Liquid Cooled, Motorcycle Engine & Automatics Section
Topic: Scomadi TL200 vs GTS300 1,000 miles and dyno
Replies: 37
Views: 10604

Re: Scomadi TL200 vs GTS300 1,000 miles and dyno

A very well written and informative review.
by Ken Tucky
Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Lost piston ring peg
Replies: 65
Views: 11678

Re: Lost piston ring peg

The things you do to get more air into that engine Eden ....................ha...........ha......
Did you also leave a large skid mark, in your underpants..........................
Scary really on the road eh.

Richard
by Ken Tucky
Thu Oct 22, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: exotic cylinder conversion mystery ?
Replies: 47
Views: 12028

Re: exotic cylinder conversion mystery ?

Addition to above post - Should have said Adam is correct it is for a Challenger Barrel - well, it looks identical to how my crankcase mouth was.
Richard
by Ken Tucky
Thu Oct 22, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: exotic cylinder conversion mystery ?
Replies: 47
Views: 12028

Re: exotic cylinder conversion mystery ?

Adam is correct. I had one on my sprinter years ago, until I totalled it at Shakespeare County Raceway, commonly known as Avon Park. 99 mph seize up through the timing trap - smashed piston/scrap barrel/bent rod - skid mark on track and in underpants. You are now wiser but 'barrelless' if there is s...
by Ken Tucky
Fri May 22, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: I've only gone and bought a GTS!
Replies: 39
Views: 6216

Re: I've only gone and bought a GTS!

Of course to most of us, including yourself I'll wager, Lambrettas were a mode of transport at one time too!

Richard
by Ken Tucky
Sun May 03, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Shed Find (My Shed)
Replies: 98
Views: 30752

Re: Shed Find (My Shed)

Ross, This is one of the best write ups I have ever seen of a 'rebuild'. You have been very honest and covered stuff that lots of people would never have thought of. If you're interested, I 've got a very similar project to do, but what with family/work, like you being away from home for the job (so...