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by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:17 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: My scooters
Replies: 14
Views: 2379

Re: My scooters

ducksta wrote:lovely series 2

+1

I am sometimes tempted to flog my vespa to buy one :)
by Boothy_the_makem
Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:49 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Ricspeed - Rich Smith - Rest In Peace
Replies: 131
Views: 23519

Re: Ricspeed - Rich Smith - Rest In Peace

R I P Rich.
My thoughts go out to his family and friends .
by Boothy_the_makem
Thu Nov 14, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: honda 295 flywheel advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2599

Re: honda 295 flywheel advice

Mr Booth its the light old ducati style light flywheel you have not a lightened one.I've heard of people going back to Indian mid weight ones due to pick up issues,can anyone shed any light to that fact or are they ok? Sorry Clive I meant lightweight not lightened :) Cheers for the feedback folks. ...
by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:36 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: honda 295 flywheel advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2599

Re: honda 295 flywheel advice

Ok chaps . Original flywheel is ready and ive bought a af rayspeed lightened one. The af looks a nice bit of kit and is going on. Mainly to ease my concerns of damaging the crank. But I have had a few disscusions concerning the running. Ie the motor working harder etc. I would be interested to hear ...
by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: honda 295 flywheel advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2599

Re: honda 295 flywheel advice

Can't answer you question about lightening or not, but if you do want it lightening, there's a very nice man who lives on Flint mountain who has a Gp crankshaft (mandrel?) mount for his lathe who will do it for you. Pm me if you want his phone number. First offI ive just noticed my thread title Hon...
by Boothy_the_makem
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: honda 295 flywheel advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2599

honda 295 flywheel advice

Since my flywheel has sheared all the rivets I was wondering wether to get it lightened before reconnecting it using high tensile bolts.
So any thoughts on leaving as is or lightening much appreciated, thanks.
by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: wish i could give up smoking
Replies: 10
Views: 1963

Re: wish i could give up smoking

Personally I think silkoline is too thick and expensive to mix on a road bike, its not too bad if mixed and shaken in a can but it soon " drops out" the petrol and settles in the bottom of the tank and float bowl, put a mix in a milk bottle and stand for a few days. Pro 2 is more a race oil that wo...
by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: oops gp 205 gone pop
Replies: 12
Views: 2259

Re: oops gp 205 gone pop

if the tab end had gone down, it would have set fire to the netty roll anyway and burnt ya ringpiece , 6 and two 3"s on the tab /netty injury front, knar worra mean? Am allreet now. Av got one o them leccy tabs. Unless I ferget an chuck that down the shitter an electrocute me nads. Mind you some ga...
by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: some shoot out pics(sundays added)
Replies: 31
Views: 4699

Re: some shoot out pics

That candy red s2 and gp ts1 italian flag paint both look sweet ;)
Im tempted to bin my vespa in favour of a s2 rusto :)
by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Sep 22, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: wish i could give up smoking
Replies: 10
Views: 1963

Re: wish i could give up smoking

not as pissed as your flywheel mr booth Yes Dan its a possibility,been thinking of down jetting for some time,it was set up "safe" on a dyno when initially built,my fuel consumption isnt the best considering the reed valve is fitted.Averaging 8 miles per litre Lol. I like smokey scooters :D Peeps s...