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by onthelam
Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Refueling routine. It's been a long time
Replies: 31
Views: 3972

Re: Refueling routine. It's been a long time

Maybe one could add that at 4% oil then only 96% is fuel. If the bike is running a tad lean then dropping the oil to 3% means 97% is fuel.
Although nothing is ever simple.
by onthelam
Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Ey Up
Replies: 7
Views: 1150

Re: Ey Up

Just for the record.

This is an E-Up

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by onthelam
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Refueling routine. It's been a long time
Replies: 31
Views: 3972

Re: Refueling routine. It's been a long time

Quick question here , Why is everyone quoting 3%, standard! lambretta,s run on 4% I believe the answer is in the oil. Back in the day Lambrettas were designed so one could rock up at any petrol/gas station and mix varying weights of mineral oil with the fuel. They recommended 4% . Now we have semi ...
by onthelam
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: suggestions sought for Li150-3 restoration (carb/175/clubman)
Replies: 19
Views: 3480

Re: suggestions sought for Li150-3 restoration (carb/175/clubman)

Davidsquaredson wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:50 am
My other Lambretta is worth too much to leave sitting outside my office.
Just curious do Lambrettas draw more attention from nefarious types than say a modern Vespa?
by onthelam
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Refueling routine. It's been a long time
Replies: 31
Views: 3972

Re: Refueling routine. It's been a long time

I use these,the 100mil bottles.1 bottle with 75mil is 3per cent of 2.5 litres of petrol,two bottles will give you 5 litres at 3 per cent.I can fit six of these bottles in my standard tool box,thats almost 300 miles and I fill my tank before I set off on a run,thats besides all the tools that I need...
by onthelam
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Refueling routine. It's been a long time
Replies: 31
Views: 3972

Refueling routine. It's been a long time

I will be borrowing a S3 TV175 for my general running around and local commute. Haven't ridden a Lammy since about '68
What do guys do for adding oil at petrol stations? Graduated beaker? Large syringe? I'm like to keep it as slick and easy as possible.
by onthelam
Fri Oct 30, 2015 3:35 am
Forum: Sports Bar
Topic: Stupid Jokes
Replies: 253
Views: 60603

Re: Stupid Jokes

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by onthelam
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:06 am
Forum: Sports Bar
Topic: Stupid Jokes
Replies: 253
Views: 60603

Re: Stupid Jokes

Update the Force Luke, Adobe Wan Kanobi
by onthelam
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Sports Bar
Topic: Stupid Jokes
Replies: 253
Views: 60603

Re: Stupid Jokes

The Australian cricket team have terminated their sponsorship deal with Immodium.

They are blaming it for stopping the runs.
by onthelam
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: Sports Bar
Topic: Stupid Jokes
Replies: 253
Views: 60603

Re: Stupid Jokes

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