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by johnny650
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: engine dies.
Replies: 10
Views: 1525

Re: engine dies.

any solution on this issue ? i had exactly the same issue which turned out to be a sticking float pivot. The float pivot had swelled slightly between the pivot posts and jammed therfore the float needle valve was stuck in the closed position The carb would run for about 30 seconds until the fuel in ...
by johnny650
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Checking gearing ratio
Replies: 2
Views: 1050

Re: Checking gearing ratio

dead or missing link
by johnny650
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Adapting a 42mm Clubman exhaust.
Replies: 18
Views: 2468

Re: Adapting a 42mm Clubman exhaust.

I have found exactly the same problem as you Martin with the 42mm AF Clubman I have fitted to my 185cc Li . Its just too noisy for neighbours and little country villages . I bought a 38mm standard clubman and manifold last year but haven't found the time to fit and test it yet. i am a little worrie...
by johnny650
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Maintenance, Forum Rules & Legal blah
Topic: No editing allowed ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5028

Re: No editing allowed ?

Tractorman wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:44 am
You sould pre-reed them befour ewe send them.
that wud neva wok :lol: i kant reed
by johnny650
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Maintenance, Forum Rules & Legal blah
Topic: No editing allowed ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5028

No editing allowed ?

why is it that we are not able to edit our posts in the first 60 seconds or so. ? If I think of something to add or notice a spelling or grammatical error or a typo I am unable to edit it. :roll: I know that I have mentioned this before and a short editing period is added for a while but it soon rev...
by johnny650
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Adapting a 42mm Clubman exhaust.
Replies: 18
Views: 2468

Re: Adapting a 42mm Clubman exhaust.

I have found exactly the same problem as you Martin with the 42mm AF Clubman I have fitted to my 185cc Li . Its just too noisy for neighbours and little country villages . I bought a 38mm standard clubman and manifold last year but haven't found the time to fit and test it yet. i am a little worried...
by johnny650
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Oh I've had it.
Replies: 16
Views: 3453

Re: Oh I've had it.

changed - now ready for someone to take it off my hands. I'm too old and too knackered. If you haven't got another scooter,you'll miss it.Nothing to tinker with on these long cold winter nights.By the way I'm 70 in January,messing about with mine keeps the old grey matter going. 70 eh ! the big one...
by johnny650
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Oh I've had it.
Replies: 16
Views: 3453

Re: Oh I've had it.

changed - now ready for someone to take it off my hands. I'm too old and too knackered. sorry to hear that but I know exactly how you feel ... :roll: I've had it with my 64 Li185 Special too. At 69 I'm too old and knackered to kick the thing over any more. I'm seriously concerned that I am going to...
by johnny650
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: SCOOTOPIA 185 KIT, ANY GOOD ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3667

Re: SCOOTOPIA 185 KIT, ANY GOOD ?

blimey..... :shock: . how fast do you want to go around town ?

if your Mugello185 isn't fast enough there must be something wrong with your setup or tuning surely.
have you carried out any acceleration speed tests using a GPS or fone app?
by johnny650
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Tech FAQ
Topic: New problem with carb
Replies: 5
Views: 1755

Re: New problem with carb

oops ........I need to get my eyesight checked thats the second time I have responded to a dead thread lol
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