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by cartmel808
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Replace gp floor strut
Replies: 10
Views: 965

Re: Replace gp floor strut

Very nice Garry.


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by cartmel808
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Vespa
Replies: 2
Views: 717

Re: Vespa

I’ve always used wax oil on all mine. The easiest way to do it is with an air powered under seal gun & compressor... it’s still a bit messy, but you can get right into the tunnel with it. Think mine was about £15.00 and a ltr bottle of wax oil will to fit the gun costs about £6.00. Sent from my iPho...
by cartmel808
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: RB20 long stroke
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Re: RB20 long stroke

hi cartmell 808 did you use the 39mm crown piston if so how big was the base packer or did you use a 30mm crown height im just thinking from 58x116 to 62x116 Dan Clare built the engine for me Garry & I’m not sure on the size of base packer used, or piston crown height - but would assume that it’s r...
by cartmel808
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: RB20 long stroke
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Re: RB20 long stroke

I run a 62/116 crank in my RB200. Its ported to 130 trans / 190 exhaust, with a Franspeed race pipe, 30mm flat slide Delly, af close ratio 4speed box and 17 degrees static ignition. It was dyno’d earlier this year at 28bhp and I think 21 ft/lb torque with this set-up - had a 34mm delly on initially ...
by cartmel808
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Council Estate Custom
Replies: 17
Views: 2304

Re: Council Estate Custom

Lovely. I used to hate things like this, but I've come to appreciate them now. So much so that I'll finish one myself on Thursday night. What motor have you got in.? Cheers Hendy - I’m really happy with now it’s all done. it has a px200 lump with 221 polini top end & reed conversion. Sent from my i...
by cartmel808
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Council Estate Custom
Replies: 17
Views: 2304

Re: Council Estate Custom

Stole some more garage time over the weekend & I managed to get it all buttoned up... cables connected - lights, switches, horn & speedo wired-up - brake hose connected, primed & bled - tank & fuel pump plumbed in and seat fitted. Put some fuel in it & it fired-up 3rd kick! https://uploads.tapatalk-...
by cartmel808
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: glacial paced lambretta hotel
Replies: 26
Views: 2998

Re: glacial paced lambretta hotel

Nice work.


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by cartmel808
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Council Estate Custom
Replies: 17
Views: 2304

Re: Council Estate Custom

T5-190 wrote:Very nice work, just my type of resto. This old Vespa has earned every bit of its patina. Any thoughts on the seat you're going to use ?
Not thought about a seat yet, I may just re-cover the original seat base for now.


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by cartmel808
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Council Estate Custom
Replies: 17
Views: 2304

Re: Council Estate Custom

hendy wrote:Looks lovely and I'm in about the same situation myself with an LI. I'll bet you wouldn't be doing this if Shaun was still around though [emoji22].
Too right Hendy - me little pal would have had his hands in in for sure... god rest his soul.


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by cartmel808
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Council Estate Custom
Replies: 17
Views: 2304

Re: Council Estate Custom

garry inglis wrote:thats a cracking job cartmell 808 it looks great the patina it sat well on your workmate did you bolt it down
Cheers Garry - and yes the workmate served well as a makeshift bench. I just fixed the frame to it through the stand bolt holes.


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