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by Suede Ed
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: PX frame prep, blast or dip?
Replies: 2
Views: 338

PX frame prep, blast or dip?

I've had both done in the past, but unsure about my latest project, a px. Main worry is inside floor struts and frame rusting after paint, what you reckon?

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by Suede Ed
Mon May 14, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: 200 rebuild
Replies: 0
Views: 422

200 rebuild

I've got hold of a motovespa 200 case, which I'm in the process of gathering parts for a stock ish rebuild. I have an efl shaft and gearbox. Question is are there any upgrades I should consider, like I said stock ish. It'll need a new crank and top end. Is it worth fitting a 125 top gear or a cosa c...
by Suede Ed
Sun May 13, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: PX125
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Re: PX125

You could probably get two or maybe even 3 decent 2nd hand px for that, depends how hard you have to work for your 6 grand I suppose...

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by Suede Ed
Sun May 13, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Early type layshaft question
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Early type layshaft question

Are early fatter layshafts useable? Building a standard ish 200 engine and I have one in good nick? Cheers chaps Image

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by Suede Ed
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Sports Bar
Topic: Lack of Posts
Replies: 13
Views: 2442

Re: Lack of Posts

This forum has helped me loads. I hope it continues, I prefer it to fb, as I can ask dumb questions and no one knows who I am! Seriously though the picture thing is a pain, but let's keep this going
by Suede Ed
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Which engine?
Replies: 5
Views: 679

Re: Which engine?

Thanks for the replies chaps. Corrado, spot on mate, I was coming round to that idea. Gp is 150, with it's own (as per v5 ) block. Just got to actually force myself to sell it, got a strange affinity to sil gps... must be an 80s thing!
by Suede Ed
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Which engine?
Replies: 5
Views: 679

Which engine?

Situation: Got 2 Lammys, 3 engines. Need to off load my sil gp, currently running a casa 185, clubman and 25 mil del, no big deal runs nice. Need to keep my (nearly finished Li resto) but would like to increase performance over my gp. I have the original Li block, but I also have a sil 200 block. Do...
by Suede Ed
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: Px toolbox compatibility
Replies: 1
Views: 731

Px toolbox compatibility

Hello chaps, do all px toolboxes fit all px? Got a side project bitsa px with a working title "one piece at a time" I buy a few bits each month (engine proving illusive atm). The frame is an elf, but I'm not bothered what toolbox mk1, efl, MY as long as it's cheap ;)
by Suede Ed
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Rear Wheel Oil Seal????
Replies: 25
Views: 2097

Re: Rear Wheel Oil Seal????

Got a Gruffero Oil seal from Lambretta Upgrades. Fitted pretty easy, greased inner lip and teased it in with a mid thickness guitar pick!
by Suede Ed
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Rear Wheel Oil Seal????
Replies: 25
Views: 2097

Re: Rear Wheel Oil Seal????

get a peice of plastic, the type used on vacuum packaging, just long enough to go round axle, hold it in a cylinder and push through seal, oil the seal and plastic. put plastic tube over axle and slide seal into place, press home, remove plastic and hey presto, job done. Can someone explain the abo...