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by Strummer10
Fri May 18, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Black sooty oil from exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: Black sooty oil from exhaust

Grumpy225 wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 8:03 pm
The only time I've seen black smoke is when the mag side seal gave up and was washing the grease out of the bearing.
Must confess it does clear after I get going. Before I do a full strip down, what tests can I do folks ?
by Strummer10
Fri May 18, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Black sooty oil from exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: Black sooty oil from exhaust

Thanks for response........Sorry could not edit the above posts, but I normally associate a blown drive side seal with clouds of white smoke and no gearbox oil, or very little.
by Strummer10
Fri May 18, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Black sooty oil from exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: Black sooty oil from exhaust

Is it prudent to stick a cloth over the exhaust see if it cut out, or would that cause a good seal to blow ?
by Strummer10
Fri May 18, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Black sooty oil from exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: Black sooty oil from exhaust

Would that not empty out the gearbox though over
say 200miles ?
by Strummer10
Fri May 18, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Black sooty oil from exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Black sooty oil from exhaust

Guys any idea what a black sooty oily smoke from my clubman might be caused by ? Running a TS 1 at 3% oil ?
by Strummer10
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Small Block Kit -Opinions
Replies: 7
Views: 1640

Small Block Kit -Opinions

Just floating this. Have a Series 1 and want to do a small block kit build, what's the thoughts on current technology and good for purpose. Prefer a touring set up. Any thoughts appreciated ....
by Strummer10
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Stuck on engine decisions
Replies: 14
Views: 2433

Re: Stuck on engine decisions

Built 6 ....186 cc Mugellos over the past 2 years and must confess as good as a TS1 on a small block, plenty of power through the range and seem bulletproof. We have just finished a 186 Casa to see how that runs. TBH there's too much choice now out there and i guess within the next 2 years small blo...
by Strummer10
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Mb rear bearings
Replies: 55
Views: 6729

Re: Mb rear bearings

Hows the exhaust running ? and are you running open mouthed carb under panels with standard TS inlet ?
by Strummer10
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Mb rear bearings
Replies: 55
Views: 6729

Re: Mb rear bearings

Garry.......off topic but

1/ What exhaust you running ?

AND

2/ What jetting in the 30 mm VHSH carb ?
by Strummer10
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Inlet manifold
Replies: 9
Views: 1614

Re: Inlet manifold

Hi Knowledge....................what's the best manifold to get for a TS1 to allow a breathe easy air filter to be used on a 30mm VHSH so that it sits beneath the side panel without cutting any holes ?