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by Shipleystevep
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: GP Spitfire MK1
Replies: 12
Views: 2954

Re: GP Spitfire MK1

Like that very much😎😎
by Shipleystevep
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Rear light units
Replies: 7
Views: 1398

Re: Rear light units

I managed to fit the bgm (type) led into mine ok. Bit of fettling is all
by Shipleystevep
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Any 'speedo fix' tricks?
Replies: 30
Views: 3493

Re: Any 'speedo fix' tricks?

Jem Booth refurbished a speedo for me last year, did a great job but doesn't have any gears left to convert the odometer from KM to miles. (Had heard he is or has been ill )
by Shipleystevep
Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Engine rebuild part 2. Can't get idle set
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: Engine rebuild part 2. Can't get idle set

Nearly there with a 45 pilot. Cheers
by Shipleystevep
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Engine rebuild part 2. Can't get idle set
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Re: Engine rebuild part 2. Can't get idle set

Thanks guys, I've ordered some pilot jets, I'll let you know how I get on. Cheers steve
by Shipleystevep
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Engine rebuild part 2. Can't get idle set
Replies: 4
Views: 984

Engine rebuild part 2. Can't get idle set

Just put my newly rebuilt engine in a scooter and all looks and sound good. It's an early jet200 engine with a new SIL200 top end with a AF clubman. Carb is delorto 26mm jetted as follows without any filter 52 pilot 108 main Av266 X7 3rd clip Air screw 1.5 turns I can't get it to idle, it just dies....
by Shipleystevep
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Standardish Lambretta Set Ups
Replies: 16
Views: 2505

Re: Standardish Lambretta Set Ups

My recently restored GP 125 is as close to original as I could get it (without being overly anoraky)
Original barrel and piston and exhaust. It sounds and rides great. I've got 2 other kitted scooters but for local riding with mates the GP is my choice
by Shipleystevep
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: engine rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 1826

Re: engine rebuild

Firstly, thanks for all your help/input and suggestions chaps.... Feeling a bit more optimistic now. I bought a new retaining plate from MB and its about 0.7mm thinner that the aftermarket steel plate I bought to replace the original aluminium one. (wish I'd kept the old one now, but there you go) A...
by Shipleystevep
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: engine rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 1826

Re: engine rebuild

Thanks chaps been checking more stuff...... I think the bearing is seated correctly but,,,,,, When I put just the retaining plate on without any oil seal or halite washer and pull the crank through fully without the shim it locks solid against the plate. Plate is 5mm thick and the shim is 0.9mm. Doe...
by Shipleystevep
Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: engine rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 1826

engine rebuild

Hi chaps, need some help please. couple of years ago i bought a spare engine (spanish S3 200) to strip and re-build mainly so i could learn. When i rebuilt it with new crank and electronic ignition etc the crank web was catching on the oil seal retaining plate. I changed the plate and still had the ...