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by elgarra
Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Poorly px125
Replies: 33
Views: 3699

Re: Poorly px125

I reckon you may be right about the rings.
by elgarra
Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: vespa or lambretta - "you decide"
Replies: 34
Views: 3991

Re: vespa or lambretta - "you decide"

I'm a Vespa man, but the S1 is beautiful.................................And the mudguard is a very good choice, suits it very much.
by elgarra
Wed Jun 17, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: Who makes Lammy rear racks for ancillottis like this pic....
Replies: 6
Views: 1402

Re: Who makes Lammy rear racks for ancillottis like this pic....

I like the fact that the guy parked next to him has modified his carrier to look like a spare tyre.


;)
by elgarra
Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Water Cooled Suzuki 220 MRB
Replies: 88
Views: 15806

Re: Water Cooled Suzuki 220 MRB

Didn't Oz (OAP) strengthen that weak point on his PTS1E?
by elgarra
Thu May 07, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: mostly nonesense: stainless steel stuff
Replies: 10
Views: 1824

Re: mostly nonesense: stainless steel stuff

As far as i'm aware, Stainless steel is also adversely affected by extreme cold.

Do you have stainless rims?.........Stay away from pot holes on a cold day. :o
by elgarra
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: cleaning brake shoes
Replies: 19
Views: 2173

Re: cleaning brake shoes

indian brand called mikato or something like that i can lock mine up at 40mph , id say the biggest prob is becouse there not set up right i spend about 1hr doing mine you cant just put a set in and hope for the best you will need to use or make a skimming tool i put the details on this site in an e...
by elgarra
Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: cleaning brake shoes
Replies: 19
Views: 2173

Re: cleaning brake shoes

Speaking of brake shoes, does anyone know where decent brake shoes can be found these days.
Ever since asbestos was banned for use in shoes they are next to useless. :evil:
by elgarra
Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: exhausts
Replies: 11
Views: 1791

Re: exhausts

I believe stainless steel doesn't retain heat as well as the mild steel, and this has an adverse effect on power. I run a Scorpion with a mild steel downpipe and you can really feel the difference in the heat given off between the 2 metals. P.S. The different metals used for my Scorp didn't throw up...
by elgarra
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: po*n German PX *love it or hate it*
Replies: 7
Views: 1669

Re: po*n German PX *love it or hate it*

johnd wrote:He's got the King and queen seats but who has all the San Diegos???? :lol:

San Diego seat, recovered in Burgundy and cream leather with buttons....................Snigger. ;)
by elgarra
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Bristolmods heap
Replies: 11
Views: 2768

Re: Bristolmods heap

Yup, like that very much. I have a thing for stickers. ;)