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by Shaunbond
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Tyres, 100/90-10, 100/80-10?
Replies: 10
Views: 1464

Re: Tyres, 100/90-10, 100/80-10?

Don't know to what degree but it would increase your revs. Higher cruising revs but maybe a bit better on acceleration.
by Shaunbond
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Tyres, 100/90-10, 100/80-10?
Replies: 10
Views: 1464

Re: Tyres, 100/90-10, 100/80-10?

The 80 Tyre has a smaller height than the 90 therefore it would reduce your gearing. I. E. 100/90 = 100mm wide and height 90% of width which is 90mm. Same principal 80% is 80mm height.
by Shaunbond
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: LML Disc Brake - Speedo cable Retaining plate?
Replies: 6
Views: 1184

Re: LML Disc Brake - Speedo cable Retaining plate?

The retaining plate is usually not bent at a sufficient angle and puts undue pressure on the cable just above where it enters the drive causing premature failure. Bend the bracket so when fully bolted down, it sits flush to the face where the cable enter the caliper carrier / back plate. Shouldn't h...
by Shaunbond
Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Vespa Chop
Replies: 12
Views: 5486

Re: Vespa Chop

Very nice work, great looking chop. :-D
by Shaunbond
Mon Oct 10, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: LML Auto Conversion
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Re: LML Auto Conversion

:D :)
by Shaunbond
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: LML Auto Conversion
Replies: 6
Views: 944

Re: LML Auto Conversion

The LML 4T and the Auto both have subframes under the rear end. The whole rear end lifts off. There are a few pics of what they look on Google...
by Shaunbond
Thu Sep 15, 2016 6:50 am
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Spare O-rings in kit
Replies: 7
Views: 1477

Re: Spare O-rings in kit

Could they be for the clutch arm?
by Shaunbond
Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Your First scooter /first car ?
Replies: 53
Views: 7762

Re: Your First scooter /first car ?

First scooter was in 86, a Spanish Vespa 125 Super smallframe with a PK 50 engine, painted in bright red metalflake with a seat to match. It never ran well and so slooww but I loved it... First car and I miss it, a Mk1 1.1 Escort painted brown over gold, looked better than it sounds. It came with cr...
by Shaunbond
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Scruffy B@5t3rd
Replies: 18
Views: 4752

Re: Scruffy B@5t3rd

Really nice job :D