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by carlos fandango
Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: lambretta painters
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: lambretta painters

Matt at I paint Darleston
http://www.i-paint.net/?LMCL=AuhPpp
by carlos fandango
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: casa parma kit flywheel no timing arrow
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: casa parma kit flywheel no timing arrow

Ive no experience of the parmakit ....but you can just make your own mark anywhere on the edge of the flywheel , then find tdc and put a corresponding mark in the mag housing , then mark your timing mark , 16, 17, 18 or what you want on the mag. ......tbh this should be done as good practice on any ...
by carlos fandango
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Daily touring mileage
Replies: 21
Views: 2479

Re: Daily touring mileage

Re accomodation ....we never (rarely) book .....just usually when we've had enough and know where we're going to end up, we just get on Booking and look for something .....99% of the time this works well , it means if you do have 'issues' then you don't have to get to your planned destination and ca...
by carlos fandango
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Daily touring mileage
Replies: 21
Views: 2479

Re: Daily touring mileage

Ive done quite a few long trips ....the rule of of thumb i use is 30 miles per hour on A roads , 40 mph on motorways, this is taking into account quick ish fill ups, having the odd petrol station coffee and sandwich etc. .....smaller grouped like minded riders can be quicker , larger groups slower :)
by carlos fandango
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Anyone try 3D printing this hard to find part?
Replies: 5
Views: 840

Re: Anyone try 3D printing this hard to find part?

It looks like a chromed steel box ? easy enough to make one out of steel or aluminium and get it welded up, or out of sheet copper or brass and solder it up with a blow torch. Ive converted the Li switch , side/off/ headlight switch, to run indicators before, still using the dip and horn facilities ...
by carlos fandango
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Motoplat ignition coil
Replies: 13
Views: 2077

Re: Motoplat ignition coil

ive a couple of motoplat points ones , they were given to me assuming they were the 12v cdi ones, which i wanted , but they are different. they are at work , ill have a look tomorrow ( if i remember to !!) yours if you want them ?
Russ
by carlos fandango
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Tech FAQ
Topic: readspeed 6 plate......
Replies: 12
Views: 3297

Re: readspeed 6 plate......

Ive had a Readspeed 6 plate since 2010 with an RB225 around 25bhp .......changed to a ts230 topend (less than 25bhp) 3 years ago no probs what so ever and do a lot of miles, I think ive changed the plates once. Also run the 5 plates as well on stdish TS1s no problems either. i tend to run gp200 gear...
by carlos fandango
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Innocenti factory- Milan
Replies: 11
Views: 3545

Re: Innocenti factory- Milan

This is where we stayed , its a pretty nondescript hotel , modern ,clean and has a pool , but in a fairly industrial area. Its not to far from the factory and the museum http://linate.allegroitalia.it/
As for the factory heres a vid of me getting in ;) https://vimeo.com/221966121
by carlos fandango
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Spark Plugs
Replies: 13
Views: 3372

Re: Spark Plugs

Just use a spanner on the top of the spark plug socket instead of the ratchet ...thats what i use ...mines 21mm :)
by carlos fandango
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Changing to a 60mm crank
Replies: 11
Views: 4724

Re: Changing to a 60mm crank

60mm stroke means the piston is 1mm higher at TDC and 1mm lower at BDC, You only need 1mm of packing (not 2mm) If you put a 1mm base packer the piston will be in the same position at tdc as with your 58mm stroke , your port timings will be differnt though , as above use Edens port time calculator, t...
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