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by Doom Patrol
Sun Oct 11, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV S2 Airbox
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: TV S2 Airbox

Yes, you're right Ian. I had forgotten about that. I had vague ideas about swapping the restricted box for a S3, but then of course you'd have to change the elbow and by then you are beginning to lose the 2'ness of it.
by Doom Patrol
Sat Oct 10, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV S2 Airbox
Replies: 3
Views: 546

TV S2 Airbox

I know the early S2's had the air box with the wider neck to allow more air to pass, but isn't it basically a S3 air box then? Or is there a subtle difference in diameters that I'm missing?
by Doom Patrol
Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Fork Links
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

Re: Fork Links

Yes, that's exactly the sort of thing I want. I've taken a pair of fork links into the chromers today and we talked about it. The one is in its original finish, while the other is nice and shiny. Or at least what is left of the chrome is. That's the polished one. Obviously not a pair, but by lightly...
by Doom Patrol
Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Help needed please
Replies: 11
Views: 1940

Re: Help needed please

Any more news on this?
by Doom Patrol
Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Fork Links
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

Re: Fork Links

Well, I must admit I thought the same, but it's just difficult to tell sometimes. The chroming they do nowadays is probably much too bright and shiny and what I take to be original does look dull and rough by comparison. That of course may be due to the surface on which it was applied instead of bei...
by Doom Patrol
Wed Oct 07, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Fork Links
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

Fork Links

Were they originally chromed or zinced? Opinions vary. :|
by Doom Patrol
Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:46 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: LI150 gearbox
Replies: 14
Views: 2117

Re: LI150 gearbox

Oh good. I've got one of those and all. :D
by Doom Patrol
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: LI150 gearbox
Replies: 14
Views: 2117

Re: LI150 gearbox

That's slanderous that is. There's nothing wrong with the API gearbox................... Is there? :D
by Doom Patrol
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV175 S2 - Breathing
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: TV175 S2 - Breathing

Well I never. It is right after all then. :D I did wonder. I experimented with a bit of Nitromors on the scoop and sure enough it's TV blue under the emulsion. :D
by Doom Patrol
Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV175 S2 - Breathing
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: TV175 S2 - Breathing

That's interesting. It looks as if somewhere along the line the airbox might have been swapped. It was the the pale TV blue that threw me. Did the LI use the same TV blue for the internals?