Search found 37 matches

by johnny diamond
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Problem with front drum brake set up
Replies: 6
Views: 1140

Re: Problem with front drum brake set up

nowt wrong wi drum brakes lad! first thing to do is chuck the indian shoes in the bin,and get ferodo's then ride steady for a week or two and allow them to bed in correctly....if you burn them they will harden and be less effective,as said above they cant compete with disc's. but done properly can b...
by johnny diamond
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Dealer News, Innovations & Products
Topic: New Lambretta Engines from RS Tuning Conversions
Replies: 24
Views: 11245

Re: New Lambretta Engines from RS Tuning Conversions

ferritt wrote:How long does it normaly take to get a reply from Ralph? I sent him a text yesterday but no reply as yet.

ring him on his shop number 01302 857082 you may have an old mobile number!!
by johnny diamond
Sat Jan 14, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Dealer News, Innovations & Products
Topic: New Lambretta Engines from RS Tuning Conversions
Replies: 24
Views: 11245

Re: New Lambretta Engines from RS Tuning Conversions

I waited 7 months for a clubman exhaust so how long for an engine :roll: :roll: and when i last spoke to ralph he was not doing anymore exhaust or scooters for a while as he was doing a patio :o :o as this was part of my question to ralph i can answer that 4 to 6 wks depending on if he has engine i...
by johnny diamond
Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:28 pm
Forum: Dealer News, Innovations & Products
Topic: New Lambretta Engines from RS Tuning Conversions
Replies: 24
Views: 11245

Re: New Lambretta Engines from RS Tuning Conversions

New Engines built to customer requirements from £2500 Engines built to RS specification supplied complete with carb and exhaust, if required, and jetted to go. Range of engines available from stage IV through to stage VIII (the dogs b@11@x). • Typical RS Stage IV cast cylinder engine performance...
by johnny diamond
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: break shoes !
Replies: 14
Views: 1950

Re: break shoes !

i use ferodo but anything other than indian shoes :shock:
what ever you put on use them gently for a few days then remove them & flat the high spots
to get the best from them
by johnny diamond
Sat May 07, 2011 9:31 am
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Tech
Topic: smooth body work ...whats the stuff called?
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

Re: smooth body work ...whats the stuff called?

think you mean dolphin glaze! its pourable and brushable...good stuff.
made by upol check there site.
by johnny diamond
Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:04 am
Forum: Tech FAQ
Topic: rusty petrol tank
Replies: 12
Views: 3922

Re: rusty petrol tank

agree with sideout, had brill results with por 15, the marine clean part realy eats the rust away to leave a sparkling tank, you can get it from a company called holden also.
by johnny diamond
Sat Apr 03, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Has Lambretta tuning really moved on over the past 20 years?
Replies: 44
Views: 4996

Re: Has Lambretta tuning really moved on over the past 20 ye

suppose it depends on what tuning means to each individual :roll: to many it means speed and only speed, to me it means overhaul improvment and reliability, I think the best was achived a few years back, and cannot be improved further without destroying the essence of the machine ( the frame and cra...
by johnny diamond
Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuned scoot with standard forks and brakes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 2054

Re: Tuned scoot with standard forks and brakes etc

that makes me :cry: but hey i'll get over it :lol:
by johnny diamond
Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:58 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tuned scoot with standard forks and brakes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 2054

Re: Tuned scoot with standard forks and brakes etc

no probs here!! you quickly learn to adjust your braking distances,and it makes you more alert to potential dangers. keep the style! most superbikes have super suspension and super brakes/tyres/handling etc,etc, mr volvo usually gets em anyway coz they are not concentrating. :lol: