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by Boothy_the_makem
Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:29 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: very weak spark what next ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1488

Re: very weak spark what next ?

my mate had a similar problem, wouldn't start and had changed everything, , asked him about the plug and he had 3 or 4 new ones, took the plug out of my gp and put it in his , fired up first kick, 3 or 4 dodgy new plugs, :( ^ Always check plug first. Cap then lead. Have you just filled up with crap...
by Boothy_the_makem
Sat Jun 01, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: very weak spark what next ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1488

Re: very weak spark what next ?

my mate had a similar problem, wouldn't start and had changed everything, , asked him about the plug and he had 3 or 4 new ones,

took the plug out of my gp and put it in his , fired up first kick,

3 or 4 dodgy new plugs, :(
by Boothy_the_makem
Fri May 31, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: My gp
Replies: 30
Views: 6936

Re: My gp

RICSPEED wrote:saw a viva today .. not seen one for ages .. took a picy too :D

am sure there is a joke in there somewhere about insurance :D
by Boothy_the_makem
Wed May 29, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: My gp
Replies: 30
Views: 6936

Re: My gp

corrado wrote:I want to know what's under the tarp', nosey git that I am. I'm guessing at a Viva HA.


Nah you mean a viva hb mate ;)

The escort mk1 copy ;)
by Boothy_the_makem
Wed May 29, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Carburettor Set-ups
Topic: Jetting advice for px125 with a kit
Replies: 4
Views: 1684

Re: Jetting advice for px125 with a kit

I dont think them polinis exhausts are much cop. Restrictive.. Get rid of the autolube anorl and keep an eye on the plug. Dont take my word either. Ask someone on here more knowledgeable . That would include their dog :D I run mine a bit lean which aint advisable :) but ive got a spare top end thats...
by Boothy_the_makem
Tue May 28, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Carburettor Set-ups
Topic: Jetting advice for px125 with a kit
Replies: 4
Views: 1684

Re: Jetting advice for px125 with a kit

I put a polini and a dr 180 on a 125 a few years ago, I started off on a 116 and went down and ended up back to 98 I think it was, it was bogging out through higher jets. what have you got in now ? ive got a polini on my px engined t5. I think its a 96 with a cosa 200 atomiser . its only a vespa at ...
by Boothy_the_makem
Tue May 28, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: My gp
Replies: 30
Views: 6936

Re: My gp

It is islambretta after all. :lol: Pity he couldn't get it all in the picture though. :roll: Smart arse click the pic it goes full, won't show full pic on this board for some reason shows up full for me, :) , I wanted a red gp but saw my blue one and couldn't resist it.. what year is it etc ???
by Boothy_the_makem
Tue May 28, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: My gp
Replies: 30
Views: 6936

Re: My gp

newboy wrote:You mean like this?

Image

Had the scooter roughly a month still changing a few bits
Very nice. Itd look better with chrome n union jack panel louvres though :lol:
by Boothy_the_makem
Tue May 28, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: clutch problem
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: clutch problem

Standard 4 plate. New corks and steels original springs. Im hoping it is still just bedding in and expanding when hot as you say. Casing gets fairly hotish but not transfering to hub. Dubious burning smell on occasion probably clutch .. I will give it another 100 or so miles see if it settles as see...
by Boothy_the_makem
Tue May 28, 2013 1:27 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: clutch problem
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: clutch problem

yes