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by Ilango
Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Oil seal removal [emoji24]
Replies: 19
Views: 1928

Re: Oil seal removal [emoji24]

If the screws don't budge with an impact driver, this is what I do. Prepare a T out of 2 x 6mm MS rods. The longer rod needs to be about 25cm and the shorter one about 20 cm. Use an arc welding machine make 2 spots to weld the T with the screws. After a minute or so, rotate the T by its handle in th...
by Ilango
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: sil gp150 not ticking over
Replies: 3
Views: 810

Re: sil gp150 not ticking over

Could anyone help me, my sil gp150 cuts out at low revs. Hi Mickfeath, Need more details to debug the problem. Is this a new build or else it happens off late in a running scooter? Which cylinder setup and carburetor are you using? There could be more than 1 reason why this should happen. 1. Is the...
by Ilango
Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Scooterotica Tuning & Maintenance Information
Topic: Nylon lined cables
Replies: 8
Views: 2641

Re: Nylon lined cables

Can you use ordinary inner cables with these or do they have to be a specific type of inner? is it just the outer that is lined? Hi, Though I am not able to come up with a reason why not use ordinary inner cables with nylon lined outer, here in India Spaco makes Nylon lined cables and the inner cab...
by Ilango
Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: largest rear Tyre
Replies: 6
Views: 1460

Re: largest rear Tyre

YAMLAM wrote:whats the largest rear tyre you can fit to a Lambretta without removing the bump stop
got a 110/80 x 10 on at present.
Is the tyre not rubbing against the inner side of crank case? Have you introduced more shims behind the rear brake drum cone?
by Ilango
Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:35 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Fuel Leak
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Re: Fuel Leak

Remove the fuel sender and thoroughly clean up around the wire and plug. Use hot glue gun to seal it around the wires and the plug. The problem should be solved.
by Ilango
Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Getting fed up now!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2737

Re: Getting fed up now!!

Start the engine. At idle drain the oil from chain cover. As the oil gets emptied the idle speed tends to increase, which indicates a problem with drive side seal. Could be due to the seal placed wrongly or lose bolts on the seal retainer plate. Any which ways it is not going to self heal. The engin...
by Ilango
Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:44 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Inlet manifold
Replies: 4
Views: 801

Re: Inlet manifold

The manifold makes the 25mm carb point to the left slightly as in pic. Hi Rainbowrunner, I dont see any harm with this setup. Indian Vijai Super Mark 2 came with a Mikini licensed VM22 carburetor (in the name of Micarb) which also is slightly offset to the left (very much like in your scooter). The...
by Ilango
Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Lambretta wheel rim PCD and ID
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Re: Lambretta wheel rim PCD and ID

Don't doubt your measurements but curious to know why you think it's an issue? Thank you very much Rosscla for confirming. I thought the same why but as I might make a tubless rim holder the dimensions might come in usefull Yes Shocky, you are spot on. Just trying to figure out a local solution for...
by Ilango
Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:10 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Lambretta wheel rim PCD and ID
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Re: Lambretta wheel rim PCD and ID

Bump...
Not anyone who has measured them at least once?
by Ilango
Sun Jan 24, 2016 4:30 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Lambretta wheel rim PCD and ID
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Lambretta wheel rim PCD and ID

Dear Folks, Has someone measured the rim PCD and the ID of the 2.10 - 10 rim that fits a Lambretta. My vernier reads 224mm centre - centre between the diagonally located bolts in the brake drum and 200 mm across the landing area where the rim rests on the drum. Please correct me if the above measure...