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by jonny snatchsniffer
Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Can it run ok
Replies: 7
Views: 1300

Re: Can it run ok

if its too retarded yes
by jonny snatchsniffer
Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: GP barrels, difference
Replies: 1
Views: 613

Re: GP barrels, difference

as long as you dont buy a piston with a cut skirt on the inlet side it should be ok, sounds like a stage 4 barrel, is the exhaust port wider and higher too ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Early Imola cylinder head.
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: Early Imola cylinder head.

i lap the head on the barrel using some 1500 grit paste
by jonny snatchsniffer
Mon Aug 12, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Early Imola cylinder head.
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: Early Imola cylinder head.

i use the barrel, that way both the surfaces are the same, the top of the barrel needs to be flat too so why only do the head
by jonny snatchsniffer
Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: indian 200 motor ?
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: indian 200 motor ?

isnt the lambro barrel a bit hilary ? and did indian motors come stamped tv ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: indian 200 motor ?
Replies: 4
Views: 727

indian 200 motor ?

a mate of mine bought an indian 200 motor, minus pipe and carb and inlet manifold, now stamped on the motor is tv200 (no more info at this point), so he buys a 200 carb and inlet manifold but the manifold doesnt fit as the stud spacings on the barrel are for a 125/150/175 manifold, i vaguely remembe...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: rotary valve inlet timing on PE /PX range vespas
Replies: 19
Views: 7020

Re: rotary valve inlet timing on PE /PX range vespas

its made by a german fella called mathias scherer (amazombie on gsf and smallframe forum) its this pipe http://www.scooter-center.com/product/7672460/Auspuff+LUDWIG+SCHERER+Franz+Vespa+V50+ET3+125+PV125+PK50+PK80+PK125+Version+fuer+Fahrzeuge+ohne+Gepaeckfach he does quite a few smallframe pipes, and...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: rotary valve inlet timing on PE /PX range vespas
Replies: 19
Views: 7020

Re: rotary valve inlet timing on PE /PX range vespas

im using a franz, as im sure you know the fella that makes them is a bit of a rotary inlet freak so it works well, nice spread of power with a hefty kick up the arse at 6500, revving out to 9500+
by jonny snatchsniffer
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: rotary valve inlet timing on PE /PX range vespas
Replies: 19
Views: 7020

Re: rotary valve inlet timing on PE /PX range vespas

on the smallframe its easy to open it before, so the inlet is open the same time as the transfers, on mine i run 140 BTDC and 75ATDC, tho id say you would need a pipe to take advantage of all the ports being open
by jonny snatchsniffer
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Brake Light Switch
Replies: 3
Views: 373

Re: Brake Light Switch

you can get inline switches that clamp around the rear brake cable, a little less heath, but supposed to be a bit hilary (it swank), lots of old british stuff had to be retrofitted with a brake light, i also have to come up with a solution for this on a chop