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by OAP
Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Ron Moss`s original Supertune racer ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5618

Re: Ron Moss`s original Supertune racer ?

For what ever reason I missed this post & on face book. It is the original bike that I owned, original logbook and all it's history in mags supplied. As far as history was concerned it was the only scooter built from scratch at Supertune in South Croydon. I will not bore you with the details, and al...
by OAP
Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Pj Oakley lambretta
Replies: 10
Views: 4290

Re: Pj Oakley lambretta

I have not seen Paul since '69 / 70, he had a near fatal accident in the Tour of Britain in 1968. Please give him my regards Ron
by OAP
Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti TT3 Ci
Replies: 18
Views: 5727

Re: Avanti TT3 Ci

First Off I just want to thank Derek Howes (Jazzy), as the engine is in his machine & he has been putting the miles on it! Thank you all for all the positive reaction no doubt the negs will follow :roll: Will give you all a further update in a week or so, Just changing the gearbox to an Indian GP wi...
by OAP
Tue Sep 23, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti TT3 Ci
Replies: 18
Views: 5727

Re: Avanti TT3 Ci

Andy, I will try Caterham Hill but not at 4am! As to cranks / cc any thing can be done but at a cost! at the moment approx cost for:- TT3 Ci kit + Reed block, Reeds, manifold + all welding is going to be a minimum of £1650.00 - £1800.00. It has been a project, there will not be many sold with all th...
by OAP
Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti TT3 Ci
Replies: 18
Views: 5727

Re: Avanti TT3 Ci

Yanker Engine Specification as being used on road bike:- Bore 70mm stroke 60 Full Circle Crank gearbox : Li150 46 / 17 sprockets giving 4.6:1 Exhaust: NK Road Clutch : AF 6 plate cassette Road Your questions: Given the amount of crankcase welding involved, is this still based around a 58/60 stroke x...
by OAP
Tue Sep 23, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti TT3 Ci
Replies: 18
Views: 5727

Re: Avanti TT3 Ci

Bikegunn,
It is on this page + my own face book page
by OAP
Tue Sep 23, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti TT3 Ci
Replies: 18
Views: 5727

Avanti TT3 Ci

Here is the Avanti TT3 Ci that I have been playing with for a good few months this year. It has a completely New Cylinder and is fed via a cast reed block welded to the crank case incorporating an RB reed. The crankcase throat also has a cast block welded in to take the Third Transfer Port. The Prot...
by OAP
Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:48 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti kit seizure
Replies: 21
Views: 4747

Re: Avanti kit seizure

Hi all, thought I would try and give my verdict on what has happened to Graeme's cylinder. We have had a total of 8 Holed or partially holed pistons which have not actually seized solid even after depositing alloy down the cylinder, obviously through running weak mixture. Plus one which was using to...
by OAP
Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Cylinder Heads
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Cylinder Heads

"Do the rear footboards need trimming in any way?[/quote]

No only on series 2,

On a Rapido the cowl should not need trimming. It should only be on TS1 & RB's that need altering for the reed inlet . RM