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by jonny snatchsniffer
Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Nasty engine noise, that goes when clutch pulled in ?!?!
Replies: 32
Views: 9866

Re: Nasty engine noise, that goes when clutch pulled in ?!?!

could be gear chatter especially if you have a lighter flywheel, how tight have you shimmed the box ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Running rich over time, is this normal?
Replies: 16
Views: 2863

Re: Running rich over time, is this normal?

all i was saying is that it could have been a seal that was just letting by a bit, nothing major but just enough to change a few settings, however unlikely still remains a posibility
by jonny snatchsniffer
Sat Sep 01, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Running rich over time, is this normal?
Replies: 16
Views: 2863

Re: Running rich over time, is this normal?

so the big jump can be explained by the seal change, having had a wanky seal in the first place it was jetted rich to compensate then the new seals didnt let by so it needed leaning off, the seal you take out might look ok but how do you know how well it seals ?
by jonny snatchsniffer
Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: 50 spesh lecky probs
Replies: 2
Views: 563

Re: 50 spesh lecky probs

do you have the stator with the ht coil on it ? are you sure there is no red from the stator ? if not can you post a pic up of stator wiring and ill do my best to help you out regarding what wire goes to what, 50 specials do seem to have the wankiest wiring known to man and as much as a blown rear l...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Dellorto needle advice
Replies: 11
Views: 1895

Re: Dellorto needle advice

yeah id fit a 50, or if you have a spare slide file it till u get the desired effect
by jonny snatchsniffer
Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Dellorto needle advice
Replies: 11
Views: 1895

Re: Dellorto needle advice

fit a weaker slide if yr rich up to 1/4
by jonny snatchsniffer
Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: vespa polini evo rotary
Replies: 1
Views: 804

vespa polini evo rotary

well ive stripped down the evo after 400 miles or so, for 2 reasons 1 is the engine mounts are f@@ked and 2 becase on a smallie there are different sizes of sealing pad, i had the smaller at 37mm long or so and my new case has one 42mm, this doesnt sound a lot but will make a difference especially w...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: carb
Replies: 1
Views: 659

Re: carb

find out what it likes, all motors will differ a little even standard ones, id set it to say 1 1/2 turns out and start it up, let it warm up and set the tickover 1000-1500 rpm or something its happy at, now turn the mixture/air screw 1/8 of a turn in or out till the tickover is at its highest, set t...
by jonny snatchsniffer
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: PHBH QUESTION
Replies: 4
Views: 701

Re: PHBH QUESTION

yes they are the exact same body throughout the phbh range only the bore and mount differ tho model specific ones off of bikes can differ in spec
by jonny snatchsniffer
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: which carb?
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

Re: which carb?

im using a keihin 35pwk and its sweet as a nut tho i hasten to add its on a smallframe but compared to the tmx30 i was using before its miles better and no comparison to a phbh