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by hat
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Welcome to the 21st Century
Replies: 13
Views: 500

Re: Welcome to the 21st Century

what are the benefits of a PHBL over a PHBH?
by hat
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Carburettor Set-ups
Topic: Lambretta Carb Set-ups.....
Replies: 77
Views: 152711

Re: Lambretta Carb Set-ups.....

Mugello 186 top end
Matched ports
Engine SX150
Std crank
46/16 150 li gearbox
Franspeed supertourer
30mm delly phbh open mouthed
120 main
55 pilot
AV268
X7 1st clip
40 slide

Dyno’d @ 18bhp
by hat
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Great turnout at YSA rideout...
Replies: 3
Views: 565

Re: Great turnout at YSA rideout...

Yep was another well organised and well attended event - apart from the usual handful of motorists determined to get into the car park regardless
by hat
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Beedspeed
Replies: 14
Views: 2715

Re: Beedspeed

Always baffles me how sip and scootercenter can manage to mail stuff via courier across europe cheaper and faster than uk based dealers can ship within the uk
by hat
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Tech FAQ
Topic: Lambretta Rear Brake Adjuster
Replies: 14
Views: 1651

Re: Lambretta Rear Brake Adjuster

I’d switch to the cable with the built in threaded section and do away with this adjuster. One less thing to worry about
by hat
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Help! SIP Road 2 Fitting.
Replies: 9
Views: 1917

Re: Help! SIP Road 2 Fitting.

Good to hear you got sorted
by hat
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Help! SIP Road 2 Fitting.
Replies: 9
Views: 1917

Re: Help! SIP Road 2 Fitting.

A lot of people cut/ bend off the nut cage and get a spanner around the nut, otherwise like you say you’re completely blind
by hat
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Problems with BEEDSPEED???
Replies: 28
Views: 3763

Re: Problems with BEEDSPEED???

Limped onto rayspeeds forecourt on the way to filey a couple of years back. They immediately jumped in to diagnose and fix my vespa (dodgy fuel tap), and didn’t want a penny for it. I bought a couple of bits out of a sense of guilt. This is what dealers were always about, keeping us on the road in r...
by hat
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: MOT EXEMPTION - for 40 year plus scooters
Replies: 39
Views: 3304

Re: MOT EXEMPTION - for 40 year plus scooters

I checked my renewal policy with nash carefully as i declared the mugello 186 I’ve put on (which incidentally made no difference to the premium) and there’s no specific mention of a valid MOT being a requirement to insurance. Where it was called out was on the bundled breakdown recovery policy which...
by hat
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: MOT EXEMPTION - for 40 year plus scooters
Replies: 39
Views: 3304

Re: MOT EXEMPTION - for 40 year plus scooters

Worth checking with your insurer as there are stories of some still requiring an MOT. Also the breakdown recovery as some of those require that the scooter is MOT’d, or at least they did until now