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by railfancwb
Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: How is the classic kick starter geared I wondered
Replies: 0
Views: 727

How is the classic kick starter geared I wondered

Searched internet and studied parts offered on eBay and by dealers. Never could wrap my mind around it. Then studied the back of a T-shirt I have... https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191002/04825ebee88570af55125817f9ef1d5b.jpg There it is! The wheel is warped because the surface under the shirt is ...
by railfancwb
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Kick starting Classic Vespa
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Kick starting Classic Vespa

When I have needed to kick start a Vespa, even when much younger, I have always had to put the machine on the center stand. I have never been able to start one this way. Has anyone?

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by railfancwb
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: PX Rear Indicators
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: PX Rear Indicators

I had varying problems with the rear indicators on my 1980 P200e. Ground problems. Finally cured the problems by cleaning the finger pulled spring things which hold the fronts of the fenders/bubbles in place. Had to clean the screws which grounded the lights to the fenders first. Sent from my iPhone...
by railfancwb
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: PX lights
Replies: 1
Views: 288

Re: PX lights

Battery OK?

Check the ground connections.


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by railfancwb
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Clutch Enhancement?
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: Clutch Enhancement?

Wonderful, wonderful!

The clutch adjustment tool I ordered on September 9 from TopMarks arrived today!

Glad my doubts were wasted.


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by railfancwb
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Clutch Enhancement?
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: Clutch Enhancement?

Found this interesting clutch adjustment assistant... http://www.topmarkstools.com/ Site has a how-to video. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Feeling a bit nervous about TopMarkTools now. Ordered the tool on September 9 using PayPal. Heard nothing from them - no order acknowledgement, no shipping...
by railfancwb
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Clutch Enhancement?
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: Clutch Enhancement?

Found this interesting clutch adjustment assistant...

http://www.topmarkstools.com/

Site has a how-to video.


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by railfancwb
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Clutch Enhancement?
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Clutch Enhancement?

My 1980 P200e has developed clutch issues - hopefully these can be solved by adjustment. When studying the situation I noticed that somewhere back in time someone had revised the clutch mechanism. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190911/5f49e93134bb8b44852e26377207dc06.jpg Note that a length of me...
by railfancwb
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: My 1980 Vespa P200e front tire wear...
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: My 1980 Vespa P200e front tire wear...

Here is a picture of the axle end - 16mm

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by railfancwb
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Vespas in movies
Replies: 5
Views: 630

Re: Vespas in movies

Thanks for the links!


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