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by gaz_powell
Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Carburettor Set-ups
Topic: 30mm Amal change to 28mm Dellorto
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Re: 30mm Amal change to 28mm Dellorto

AV266, X7 Needle, 118 MJ, 55 pilot, 60 choke, 300 float valve/needle - this will be a bit rich
you may need to drop to a AV 264
by gaz_powell
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: 12in wheel conversion
Replies: 7
Views: 553

Re: 12in wheel conversion

SIP did one to use GTS hubs/rims - need to alter the forks etc
by gaz_powell
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Is there any such thing as?
Replies: 4
Views: 359

Re: Is there any such thing as?

Ive always done alright with SR aswell, but in stock for rainy day I have a scootopia which is unused but looks okay - should really try it …..
by gaz_powell
Thu May 28, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: P2 Crank
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: P2 Crank

All sorted - cheers Tony
by gaz_powell
Sun May 24, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: 12ps Barrel
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: 12ps Barrel

.......I think the difference is over the Indian shite that you see for 60 quid with badly cast ports etc Possibly a sweeping statement Gaz, I bought a pattern LML 150 5 port reedvalve cylinder a few years ago from an Indian dealer, it cost £24.99 for the barrel and piston (no head) and £24.99 ship...
by gaz_powell
Sat May 23, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: 12ps Barrel
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: 12ps Barrel

All the 12ps ones I've seen are genuine piaggio or BGM, theyve got thick rings, I think the difference is over the Indian shite that you see for 60 quid with badly cast ports etc. Foir me they are just decent barrels/pistons in the sea of crap now available. Be interesting to put one on a stock bike...
by gaz_powell
Sat May 23, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: VMC 177
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: VMC 177

Didn't know anything about these kits but they look decent, one is entry level cast iron then an alloy/nicosil I would expect similar performance to a polini or DR, without casing porting work. I would nt worry about about banding the clutch ( what years is year bike, as it maybe cosa type already w...
by gaz_powell
Fri May 22, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: P2 Crank
Replies: 3
Views: 226

P2 Crank

useable crank wanted - anything considered 58/60 race, standard , pair of good webs ......
by gaz_powell
Fri May 15, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Vespa gears
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: Vespa gears

Agreed with above, if it were me i'd check the selector parts before you open up to look at clutch.
Selector box top off, check cables, then whip the selector box off check its all okay, then the rod that connects selector arm to cruciform.

Good luck
by gaz_powell
Fri May 15, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Si modification
Replies: 2
Views: 282

Re: Si modification

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