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by dapper
Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Fitting Condenser!
Replies: 5
Views: 811

Re: Fitting Condenser!

If you are meaning the condenser (capacitor) next to your points, then yes, you will need to remove the flywheel as points and condenser are underneath. Don't forget the flywheel centre nut is left handed thread when removing. You will most probably have to remove the stator plate to do it properly ...
by dapper
Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Ratcheting Open end spanners
Replies: 26
Views: 2895

Re: Ratcheting Open end spanners

Facom do that spanner. You can buy a whole set like that.
by dapper
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Vendetta for the Saint
Replies: 0
Views: 491

Vendetta for the Saint

for those who've not seen it. 1H 13mins in 8-)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m28tRwjCMH4
by dapper
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Kickstart not engaging
Replies: 11
Views: 1595

Re: Kickstart not engaging

Check the reference pin on the kickstarter shaft. The constant wear from the ramp can cause a deep groove in the pin preventing the plunger from coming out far enough to engage with first gear.
by dapper
Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Rayspeed 6 plate clutch
Replies: 14
Views: 1873

Re: Rayspeed 6 plate clutch

Fitted one to my scoot about a year ago. Had a weird issue where it wouldn't disengage. After some serious head scratching I discovered the thread on the top of the Xmas tree was too long and the centre button of the clutch was right up against it. Took it apart and compared to a second xmas tree an...
by dapper
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Carb issues
Replies: 32
Views: 4851

Re: Carb issues

There are a few mods and things to check on these carbs right from the start. Firstly, grind off the float stops in the bottom of the float bowl. Check the float height carefully. I can't be arsed to list them all, but if you do a forum search, there are plenty of photos and tips on these carbs.
by dapper
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: European Breakdown Cover
Replies: 7
Views: 1150

Re: European Breakdown Cover

Hi Rob. Great to see you back on the forum again and that you've got that bloody nightmare of a scooter sorted out at last. Try Peter James Insurance. Includes EU cover and not expensive.
by dapper
Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Scootering Magazine
Topic: Bang for buck tuning series...
Replies: 7
Views: 1962

Re: Bang for buck tuning series...

Any chance the other parts could be posted?? Pretty please :oops: ;)
by dapper
Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: Sports Bar
Topic: Stupid Jokes
Replies: 253
Views: 58496

Re: Stupid Jokes

My missus told me to make love to her like they do in the movies. So i shoved it up her a @ss then pulled it out and came all over her face!!! Guess we don't watch the same movies!!!
by dapper
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Gp chrome
Replies: 30
Views: 3422

Re: Gp chrome

so very very wrong