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by scooterslag
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Kawasaki KH400 conversion for a 150
Replies: 0
Views: 552

Kawasaki KH400 conversion for a 150

Just looking webbo's book and reading up about this conversion. Did anyone run one of these back in the day? any good/ was it worth the hassle? I think the pistons are still available, all be it as a taiwanese copy. Cheers Paul
by scooterslag
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: courier to collect a engine
Replies: 2
Views: 984

Re: courier to collect a engine

Hey Paul, i use a guy called Ben [07722561649] He is the guy that delivers all of Franco's [scooter emporium] bikes across the country. It s a flat £100 for any bike anywhere in the country except you have to wait until he comes your way. Give him a call and see if he'll combine your engine with a ...
by scooterslag
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Suzuki 190
Replies: 19
Views: 3093

Re: Suzuki 190

Yes you can use the cast 175 for your 190 kit, I'm guessing as long as you don't go too wild on the porting - you could run a 20mm carb and clubby, was going to do something similar myself a few years ago with a old 190 Suzuki kit I had . Paul
by scooterslag
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Problems with BEEDSPEED???
Replies: 28
Views: 4327

Re: Problems with BEEDSPEED???

gave up on beedies years ago, just shite now, used to be my 'go to' dealer, now I wouldn't trust them to send me a spark plug.
by scooterslag
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Kev Walsh RIP
Replies: 3
Views: 928

Re: Kev Walsh RIP

Really gutted about this, first met Kev when I was a spotty 17 year old, at the LPS museum rallies at Kesterfield and he always took the time to chat and make me feel welcome. Over the years I caught up with him every now and again and have a social, the last time I saw him was at my old friend Vic ...
by scooterslag
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Tim (Timbo) Pearse RIP
Replies: 17
Views: 2187

Re: Tim (Timbo) Pearse RIP

sad news indeed, RIP Timbo
by scooterslag
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: courier to collect a engine
Replies: 2
Views: 984

courier to collect a engine

Anyone recommend a half decent courier who isn't too expensive and pretty reliable? need to pick up a vespa engine from Bedfordshire to deliver to Devon. Cheers Paul
by scooterslag
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Like Riding a Wheel Barrow.
Replies: 24
Views: 4130

Re: Like Riding a Wheel Barrow.

Had a issue with handling a couple of years ago, just couldn't get to the bottom of it, checked the frame, had the forks checked out and they were fine, play in the hubs, checked wheel rims for excessive buckling, tried two rear shocks. rebuilt the fork springs etc and it still pulled to the left an...
by scooterslag
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Gear Compatibility
Replies: 23
Views: 2682

Re: Gear Compatibility

Some gears gears just won't fit together correctly, that's all there is to it. that answer isn't exactly informative is it ! :roll: thats a complete generalization like saying 'if you eat too much you'll get fat ' which gears precisely ?...........in your personal experience ;) I thought that this ...
by scooterslag
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: 6 volt dry cell battery
Replies: 3
Views: 791

Re: 6 volt dry cell battery

vegansydney wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:17 pm
Series 1/early Series 2? Or late Series 2/Series 3/GP?
My bad- Series 3, cheers