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by jonny snatchsniffer
Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: DC Horn on old Vespa
Replies: 6
Views: 1200

Re: DC Horn on old Vespa

why dont you use the ac feed from the stator to power an ac horn ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: anyone make a gearchange for some straight bars ?
Replies: 2
Views: 801

anyone make a gearchange for some straight bars ?

need a set of straight bars for a chop, trouble is the cases i have access to use the teleflex cable, ala pkxl2/cosa/lml the gear cable doesnt have to fit through the frame so thats not an issue, i know there is a contraption to use a 2 cable set up but ive heard its not too reliable, any ideas much...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Stator Question
Replies: 14
Views: 1207

Re: Stator Question

could you not put a gp boss onto the motoplat flywheel ? or does the motoplat boss have enough meat for it to be machined to fit the gp taper ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Imola which gearbox?
Replies: 26
Views: 1907

Re: Imola which gearbox?

its a smallblock its meant to be caned, but if your droping out the power in 4th with that box then it might be tune/pipe combo not right, what work has been done to the barrel ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Source for li series three polished chaincase
Replies: 6
Views: 503

Re: Source for li series three polished chaincase

why not take it to a finisher/chromer and get them to polish it
by jonny snatchsniffer
Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:29 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: edge of piston going well below exhaust port at BDC
Replies: 19
Views: 1951

Re: edge of piston going well below exhaust port at BDC

yes just use a sanding drum in the dremmel, how are the transfers at bdc ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Imola 186 no power
Replies: 16
Views: 1791

Re: Imola 186 no power

try a plug with a resistor like a ngk br8es
by jonny snatchsniffer
Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Rear Bulbs blowing on Primmy 125
Replies: 4
Views: 711

Re: Rear Bulbs blowing on Primmy 125

most likely a bad earth, or stator coils breaking down, you havent mentioned the pilot light as that is still on with the main lights, try some 12v bulbs if the earths are fine and if it blows them then its rewind or upgrade of ignition and lights a zenner diode fitted between the live to the light ...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Sun Dec 23, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: worn or damaged vespa px crank sealing pad !!
Replies: 7
Views: 2774

Re: worn or damaged vespa px crank sealing pad !!

you would be surprised at how many seemingly fine running motors ive seen with a couple of 1mm scores accross the pad and some very bad ones only had idle problems, at 6000 rpm the fuel doesnt have time to just sit there when the crank is spinning 100 times a second, the exhaust will pull the mixtur...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Lambretta Dyno Graphs
Topic: Tuned RB250 - 37bhp & 25ft-lbs
Replies: 8
Views: 6785

Re: Tuned RB250 - 37bhp & 25ft-lbs

surely you dont bore into the head and move the squish and combustion chamber a mm or so