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by TheSeeker
Thu May 11, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Bajaj project "monkey on my back"
Replies: 10
Views: 3602

Re: Bajaj project "monkey on my back"

Good to see you back.
by TheSeeker
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: MB Gear Change
Replies: 3
Views: 2592

Re: MB Gear Change

Thanks guys, that is a good idea. I've ordered some bar end weights.

Cheers

Ben
by TheSeeker
Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: MB Gear Change
Replies: 3
Views: 2592

MB Gear Change

Hello Folks I've just bought one of these for my GP cutdown which has group 6 style motorcycle drop bars :- http://www.lambrettaspares.com/products/images/products/IMG_6610.JPG http://www.lambrettaspares.com/spares/custom-parts/dropped,-chopper-or-straight-handle-bar-gear-change,-mb/mrb0285k.html I'...
by TheSeeker
Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: show your series 2
Replies: 100
Views: 34050

Re: show your series 2

Here's mine :-

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by TheSeeker
Fri Jan 09, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: show your series 2
Replies: 100
Views: 34050

Re: show your series 2

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/27/246324593e4e22a79c6332d8e07614de.jpg New scoot picked up this week. 1960 Series 2 Imola 186. That used to be mine! Here's a picture with another previous owner riding, Jeroen. That's me on the left. https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/v/...
by TheSeeker
Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Imola : Loss of compression
Replies: 21
Views: 6390

Re: Imola : Loss of compression

I hope you replaced the steels as well. You were right GoldenEye, I didn't replace the steels and the clutch never worked correctly. Always biting and never releasing properly. I put that problem to one side as I've been converting the scoot to a Group 6 style racer with drop bars. Inspired by many...
by TheSeeker
Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Welded or heli coil?
Replies: 13
Views: 3574

Re: Welded or heli coil?

I've used Helicoil on chaincase studs (exhaust & normal studs) and they appear to be ok. It was V-Coil sets from eBay. Much cheaper than Wurth Time Serts which you have to buy in quite large volumes and are really expensive (see this months Scootering with an interview with Sam from LambrettaFinder....
by TheSeeker
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:09 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Imola : Loss of compression
Replies: 21
Views: 6390

Re: Imola : Loss of compression

I hope you replaced the steels as well.
I spent a while cleaning up the steels with wire wool and compared them with a spare set. I could not see any difference, no warping etc. so put them back in.

Cheers

Ben
by TheSeeker
Thu Sep 11, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Imola : Loss of compression
Replies: 21
Views: 6390

Re: Imola : Loss of compression

Started first kick!



https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10 ... 8735759144

A few more small things to put back on and it's done.

Cheers all

Ben
by TheSeeker
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Imola : Loss of compression
Replies: 21
Views: 6390

Re: Imola : Loss of compression

All cleaned up. Bits of burnt oily cork everywhere! https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/10665174_10152639272564043_9103489110388249454_n.jpg?oh=9735cca928b001e325d39cd6434d0a0a&oe=549C20AF New BGM clutch plates arrived yesterday from Totally Scooters (eBay seems to be ok for “consu...