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by spannerman
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Almost there, problems starting
Replies: 19
Views: 3119

Re: Almost there, problems starting

yes thats how its jetted,plus new viton drive seals seals fit saturday,gonna do another pressure check as been out for short jolly and now taken exhaust of to get cleaned as a possible cause
by spannerman
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Almost there, problems starting
Replies: 19
Views: 3119

Re: Almost there, problems starting

have similar problem with an Li125, rebored 150cylinder, rejetted carb(SH1-18) to what it should be . on points system .on starting up takes some persuading to rev, once started its a bit flat like over rich ,no oil as all joints are good. once hot refuses to start ,any ideas on that one please
by spannerman
Sat Oct 03, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Scomadi 200?
Replies: 17
Views: 6887

Re: Scomadi 200?

I know Frank and Paul at Scomadi ,have put a lot of effort in to get it right,They have listened to all the comments good and bad and tried to address them,they have been let down by many people especially Piaggio,it doesnt help with the keyboard warriors on FB and the Scomadi owners sites pulling t...
by spannerman
Sat Oct 03, 2015 2:57 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: low tension coil burn outs
Replies: 5
Views: 1203

Re: low tension coil burn outs

Maybe saying burnt out is a bit harsh,the tape has stained brown on one side of this one and now reads a resistance of 150 instead of 500 ish,me thinks the varnish has melted causing a short or coil has broken down and yes I know the lighting and ignition are separate except for earths , Thanks for ...
by spannerman
Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: low tension coil burn outs
Replies: 5
Views: 1203

low tension coil burn outs

Hi all,anybody had issues with low tension coils failing in under 100 miles,this is second in a couple of months ,the voltage regulator is not charging battery ,could this be the problem and over loading system
by spannerman
Mon Apr 13, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: T5 cylinder on PX casing
Replies: 7
Views: 2235

Re: T5 cylinder on PX casing

suggested to custome repair specialist for this work, now in contact ,cheers everybody
by spannerman
Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: T5 cylinder on PX casing
Replies: 7
Views: 2235

Re: T5 cylinder on PX casing

Thanks Gaz,all the searches are going on for T5 crankcases , as for salvageable the seal retainer has been punched out,probably by the flywheel side bearing being hammered in, not seen the actual casing yet so cant comment on welding ,but expect machining reqd after repair.
by spannerman
Sun Apr 12, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: T5 cylinder on PX casing
Replies: 7
Views: 2235

T5 cylinder on PX casing

Hi everyone ,just after info , friends T5 engine damaged beyond repair on flywheel side oil seal seating,needs crankcase change (mho), are there any downsides to rebuilding into PX125 crankcases? thanks in advance
by spannerman
Sun Apr 12, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: running in GT186
Replies: 8
Views: 1683

Re: running in GT186

just serviced a GT186 kitted scoot and checked cylinder bore coz of std head being used (now changed to porqupine head) after 2k miles it was well worn!customer was using 3% all the time !is this normal ??
by spannerman
Sun Apr 12, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Unexplained nip-up.
Replies: 6
Views: 1654

Re: Unexplained nip-up.

as you have rebuilt your engine just recently ,check tighten everything especially cylinder head .