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by J1MS
Fri Mar 25, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: 1960 Vespa Douglas 152L2 with a few upgrades
Replies: 19
Views: 9250

Re: 1960 Vespa Douglas 152L2 with a few upgrades

I like this very much....:-)
by J1MS
Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Brass flywheel magnet question
Replies: 2
Views: 484

Re: Brass flywheel magnet question

Pressed fit I think.
by J1MS
Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Too Much Compression?
Replies: 10
Views: 1552

Re: Too Much Compression?

Kick it when it's off compression... Or lower the compression, but make sure that's not going drop the compression too much first. Rimg MB And ask what it's supposed to be with your chosen squish clearance, then check this to make sure it's correct. I've known one cylinderhead to be 17-1... even wat...
by J1MS
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: which grease???
Replies: 12
Views: 1367

Re: which grease???

Me too.... Castrol LM from Halfords.
by J1MS
Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Varitronic DC And Lights
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Re: Varitronic DC And Lights

What contolls that, poor lights at low revs and betters lights at high revs? If a regular electronic kit provides better lighting at low revs, then can't the varitronic kit be modified? I'm not certain which engine the variatronic stator originates from but my guess is it's from an auto which would...
by J1MS
Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tubeless rims in the UK?
Replies: 159
Views: 17595

Re: Tubeless rims in the UK?

The wheel nuts supplied with the rims are similar in shape to the MB head nuts but shorter and have a 12mm head. The void is filled completely by these nuts.
by J1MS
Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: gudgeon destruction
Replies: 5
Views: 852

Re: gudgeon destruction

3% and Yes. I know you favour 4% don't ya ! wait till the ethanol level in petrol goes up to 20% legally and regular 2 stroke oils break down. Yes 4%, but only because I know a little about what ester based oils are and how they lubricate. But I'm Still doing a bit of reading for the Ethanol conten...
by J1MS
Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: gudgeon destruction
Replies: 5
Views: 852

Re: gudgeon destruction

Two questions.

At what percentage was the rock oil run ??

And do you ever visit Readspeeds ??
by J1MS
Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: LONG CHAIN?
Replies: 8
Views: 1160

Re: LONG CHAIN?

Looks a little too worn. Could do with being a little tighter, or a top down chain adjuster fitting.
by J1MS
Wed Mar 09, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tubeless rims in the UK?
Replies: 159
Views: 17595

Re: Tubeless rims in the UK?

I'm hoping the new AF tubless arrive soon, I'm planning a trip over to his shop as soon as they arrive, I liked the look of the prototypes and available in "No Bling Black".