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by fairspares
Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Tech
Topic: Bare metal pre paint rust worry
Replies: 14
Views: 2615

Re: Bare metal pre paint rust worry

This time of year any bare metal will start to rust very quickly with the damp cold air , it would be best to prime straight away .
by fairspares
Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Courier or Post Office/Parcelforce for engine?
Replies: 19
Views: 2101

Re: Courier or Post Office/Parcelforce for engine?

I use parcel2go.com its usually around £20 without insurance which ive never added , its usually collected by UPS and delivered within 2 days,UK delivery, a complete engine packaged very well weighs around 35kg , make sure oil is drained out, the only problem is they dont except engines so list it a...
by fairspares
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Ultimate Engine Spec - Based on New Casa Case
Replies: 35
Views: 6004

Re: Ultimate Engine Spec - Based on New Casa Case

I fail to make sence of anything said above , if you want a road tune /touring motor then thats what you build , if however you want a high spec , high revving quick/fast race type motor built for 1/4 mile sprinting , top speed events , circuit racing or just thrashing about then that is something t...
by fairspares
Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Drive side bearing
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Drive side bearing

You need to make sure the halite washer is being compressed by the seal plate. yes very important , you will find the gaskets come in various thicknesses from 0.5mm up to 1mm , im just rebuilding a couple of spanish engines and they will only seal with 1mm hallite using the original plates , with s...
by fairspares
Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Drive side bearing
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Drive side bearing

You need to make sure the halite washer is being compressed by the seal plate. yes very important , you will find the gaskets come in various thicknesses from 0.5mm up to 1mm , im just rebuilding a couple of spanish engines and they will only seal with 1mm hallite using the original plates , with s...
by fairspares
Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Grinding Bits
Replies: 9
Views: 1587

Re: Grinding Bits

It might be worth using demel type small sanding drums , you will be less likely to take to much off or slip and cause damage if this is your first attempt at this, if you planning on taking quite a bit off then the burr cutters will be better.
by fairspares
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Bent fork Spring rods?
Replies: 4
Views: 1056

Re: Bent fork Spring rods?

gone over a nice pothole ?
by fairspares
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Dealer News, Innovations & Products
Topic: Fork link damper conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 3460

Re: Fork link damper conversion

i also have had a few sets done including some for my own scoot , again great service.
by fairspares
Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Lambretta Dyno Graphs
Topic: RAPIDO 42 BHP to start with.
Replies: 51
Views: 20216

Re: RAPIDO 42 BHP to start with.

congrats - nice work at the engine! Beware of the machined flywheel it is tent to crack at the three bridges. A reason why I changed to a variotronic and get off the fan and the extra ring that is press on, as well as weld the rivets. The weight will be 979g. KR Lutz Hi Lambretta Lutz, this is an e...
by fairspares
Mon Oct 10, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Mito Lambretta Hydraulic Disc Brake Kit...
Replies: 3
Views: 1194

Re: Mito Lambretta Hydraulic Disc Brake Kit...

I have the mito single, had it over 2 years and very impressed with the stopping power and does look great, i also have the lth/mmw larger billet master cylinder as it uses the stage6 4 piston caliper , i was after another mito earlier this year but af rayspeed were struggling to get any in stock .