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by alcoholic maniacs sc
Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: DL 200 Electronic Sticker?
Replies: 5
Views: 2401

Re: DL 200 Electronic Sticker?

ive had a few electronics in original condition. all were with sticker.
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: DL 200 Electronic Sticker?
Replies: 5
Views: 2401

Re: DL 200 Electronic Sticker?

electronics always had a electronic badge, italy and UK. there were some original stickers left in Armandos scooters, i bought one a few (15) years ago from a stack with a rubber band around.most replica ones are incorrect.
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Wed Aug 19, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Indian 200 cases
Replies: 5
Views: 1522

Re: Indian 200 cases

interesting idea, ive had half a dozen indian casings teamed with every brand of hub under the sun and they were all shitter than my scrappers from the 80's at stopping. i put it down partially to non asbestos modern compound brake shoes but of course the cam misdrill is also a factor if its true. t...
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: TGA Buddy Portable Mobility Scooter
Replies: 7
Views: 2007

Re: TGA Buddy Portable Mobility Scooter

I think mobility scooters look hot with apehangers teamed with a stained muscle vest and carefully cultivated BO. Far eastern copy sidewinder seats are also urine proof and can be slumped in outside the news agents while cadging money for sherry.perfect for giving 15 year old girls a ride around the...
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: two stroke dripping from my mag house joint??
Replies: 16
Views: 2390

Re: two stroke dripping from my mag house joint??

that is a hell of a pool of oil for 48 hours....it does look like neat 2 stroke?? my oils in the glove box but thats dry. im going to check the petrol tap, if theres a leak from the tank would the petrol evaporate leaving just the two stroke??i couldnt see any obvious leaks above the base of the mag...
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Tue Jul 21, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: What's your view on a scooter restoration
Replies: 16
Views: 2844

Re: What's your view on a scooter restoration

My experience only return foray into scootering was a 64 LIs restoration factory spec (except the electrics ) Recovered nearly all the parts including screws and rubbers. My second foray LI125s still in what's left of the factory paint, covered it in ACF 50 changed the shock, put a pair of rusty LI...
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Tue Jul 21, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: two stroke dripping from my mag house joint??
Replies: 16
Views: 2390

Re: two stroke dripping from my mag house joint??

this is how much oil pissed out in 48 hours !!!! it looks like two stroke, slightly red but if its coming from the mag housing gasket its leaving a serious oil slick!! i still use the scooter and iits running ok, the strip down will happen in october but ive never had a leak like this happen before....
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: it shouldnt work but it bloody flies!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 6252

Re: it shouldnt work but it bloody flies!!!

ahhhh yes of course theres the fly in my new found ointment. at 65 flat out ive got to brake in an emergancy and ive been enjoying the lamentable stopping power of new brakeshoes. this winters project is converting the rear to jockey boxenstop set up to get a least an alternative to swerving . :roll:
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: it shouldnt work but it bloody flies!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 6252

Re: it shouldnt work but it bloody flies!!!

verified with GPS 65mph on the flat for about 60 secs fairly easily held. plug colour golden brown centre with slightly darker edges, perfect.thats good going for a 150 if such a cheap and cheerful setup can produce a modest but still quick scooter then all the fannying around with setting up variou...
by alcoholic maniacs sc
Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: it shouldnt work but it bloody flies!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 6252

Re: it shouldnt work but it bloody flies!!!

you didn't leave my px standing mr tony dont burst my bubble karl!! in my mind i was flying along leaving every TS1 and pinasco kit for dead , the world my oyster,a supermodel waiting at home,the playboy mansion jacuzzi fired up, excited children jumping up and down on the pavement screaming "mummy ...