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by GazInOz
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Tech
Topic: Templates or Paint PDF ?/
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

Re: Templates or Paint PDF ?/

hendy wrote:Lcgb website has them
Does anyone have a direct link to those templates? I cant find it [emoji19]


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by GazInOz
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Tuning 150cc

I'm lucky enough to own the 150cc barrel that Mick Abbey did that scooterotica wanted Testing. I ran it with 28phbh and a JL3. I clocked 70mph gps and it sat at 57mph all day long. So the answer to your question is yes it's worth doing, get in touch with Mick Abbey if you want somebody to talk to a...
by GazInOz
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Tuning 150cc

http://www.scooterrestorations.com/lambretta/original-lambretta-tuning-manual/ https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lambretta-Manual-of-Performance-and-Tuning-Conversions-Booklet-Original/183271613333?hash=item2aabd6e395:g:p4EAAOSwbEZbIMkf This is what you're looking for in PDF... or someone might post you a...
by GazInOz
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Tuning 150cc

The 60s Lambretta Performance Manual has all you need to know about tuning GP150s, which is the same motor at the SX150 bar the 20 / 22mm carbs. I followed this advice many years ago and it really did pep up my GP150 nicely, to the point that a pal converted his Italian GP200 to Honda 205 as he was...
by GazInOz
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Tuning 150cc

Yes that's the one I no it's 200 but you can do the same with a 150 but it gives a few answers Sent from my SM-A320FL using Tapatalk But is it worth it? Does a 150 still have the potential to go up to decent power/speed? Im just interested if this a viable option without buying a 186 (etc) kit? Sen...
by GazInOz
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Tuning 150cc

Tuning a 150 has many options, you could tune the cylinder you already have if your on a tight budget or go bigger if you have enough money a 175 cast iron cylinder can make good power with an expansion a bit of porting and a big carb, I’m just putting a cast 200 barrel on a 125 case, it means turn...
by GazInOz
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Tuning 150cc

If you go on scootering magazine website and read the tuneing featur that Darrell Taylor did and you can see your options Sent from my SM-A320FL using Tapatalk Ok will do mate, thanks. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Garry, were you talking about the “bang for buck” article? That talks specifica...
by GazInOz
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Re: Tuning 150cc

garry inglis wrote:If you go on scootering magazine website and read the tuneing featur that Darrell Taylor did and you can see your options

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Ok will do mate, thanks.


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by GazInOz
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuning 150cc
Replies: 16
Views: 1821

Tuning 150cc

Out of interest- weighing up my options.

Does anyone ever tune 150’s? Is it worth doing?
I have a SX150, top speed is respectable (eventually) but could be much better on acceleration also uphills...



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by GazInOz
Sun May 13, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Tech
Topic: Polishing alloy parts
Replies: 4
Views: 1779

Re: Polishing alloy parts

To look like this? https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/183144828716_/Lambretta-Gp-Polished-Head-Set-Top-Chrome.jpg From the picture you would get similar results by painting it with chrome paint. Answer: You need a source of hi-speed rotation. Bench grinder, die grinder, some cloth polishing wh...