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by Padge
Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Which spray gun for compressor?
Replies: 12
Views: 1677

Re: Which spray gun for compressor?

I've had good results using one of these. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/110697881222 That gun has a huge 2.0mm set up and has a high cfm (uses a lot of air) I have had good results with these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HIGH-QUALITY-LVLP-GRAVITY-FED-SPRAY-GUN-LOW-AIR-CONSUMPTION-1-3-WITH-REG-TRAP-/29191...
by Padge
Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: lambretta ts1 oko jetting
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: lambretta ts1 oko jetting

A genuine OKO is made under licence (from Keihin) in Taiwan and are a decent carb, a lot smaller than a round slide, easy to dial in, smoother running and better throttle response than a round slide dellorto (ride the same bike with both carbs set up correctly and the difference is night and day) BU...
by Padge
Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:11 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: lambretta ts1 oko jetting
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: lambretta ts1 oko jetting

If it's a genuine OKO with hex jets (not a cheapo ebay copy with round jets and unmarked needle etc) then 42-45 idle,1-2 turns on idle mixture screw, 140-145 main and a JJH mid clip should get you somewhere near as a good starting point
by Padge
Sat Oct 22, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Indian 225 kits on eBay
Replies: 11
Views: 2362

Re: Indian 225 kits on eBay

If you already have a 200 then I wouldn't bother with the cheap ally kit, I would buy a 70mm mitaka piston from Ron Moss, (I just bought another for £55 posted !!) get your existing barrel bored/head altered and you will have a far better and more reliable (and more than likely quicker)225 for aroun...
by Padge
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Race Tour Pistons
Replies: 34
Views: 7325

Re: Race Tour Pistons

I recently bought another Italian GP with a "no expense spared" TS1 engine in it, although it went well, I knew there was more to be had out of it so pulled it to bits to A: check it over and for piece of mind (bearings/seals etc) and B: do a bit of porting on the cylinder to try and get a bit more ...
by Padge
Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Lights/speedo dimming - any fix?
Replies: 9
Views: 1428

Re: Lights/speedo dimming - any fix?

I use these bulbs in both my Gp's (standard but mint headlights, new wiring etc) one has an Indian stator and the other uses a BGM 120w stator, both as bright as each other but BGM one slightly brighter at tickover These bulbs are bright as fcuk, good beam pattern (as they are designed for the refle...
by Padge
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: credit when due!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

Re: credit when due!!!

Dave is a top bloke (and friend) anything I need/want for a vespa, tyres or anything lambretta from sip, I get from wasp, top bloke, great to deal with and cheaper than most, if not everyone else
by Padge
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Stolen GP
Replies: 29
Views: 3755

Re: Stolen GP

B@st@rds...i would give them a manicure with a fcukin mallet if it was mine !!
by Padge
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Keihin carb problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1254

Re: Keihin carb problem

Take float bowl off, (care must be taken removing float bowl or the float and/or brass pipe can be bent and catch/rub), take needle valve out and check for dirt/blockage etc, also check valve is working, check float is straight and not bent as if it is it can rub/catch on the brass overflow pipe or ...
by Padge
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Stolen GP
Replies: 29
Views: 3755

Re: Stolen GP

Finally got it back today from the police and it's in possession. Give it a once over with shaun and no damage other than steering lock and ignition to replace. Everything that was in the toolbox still there. I think the fact we got a tip off and acted fast has save the bike - very lucky really. It...