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by bristolmod
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Houston ....we have a problem ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4711

Re: Houston ....we have a problem ...

HxPaul wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:01 pm
I'm not concerned with the ammount of holes.These links are just an example of the sizes.
well I am .......but it does depend what sort of night club I'm in and how much I've had to drink......
by bristolmod
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Houston ....we have a problem ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4711

Re: Houston ....we have a problem ...

The pictures not brilliant but that appears to be a normal larger engine mount- there appears to be the remnants of the usual white paint thereon. Innocenti produced two engine mounting systems- all S3 LI models and anything before used the short bar with the engine mount totally enclosed within the...
by bristolmod
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Houston ....we have a problem ...
Replies: 21
Views: 4711

Re: Houston ....we have a problem ...

the larger blocks would have been fitted to your bike originaly. and allow the fittng of the usual carbs i.e 18/20/22 dellorto. the problem will be with the manifold if not original or more likely the barrel if it is one of those linered alloy indian jobs as they are known to have the inlet surface...
by bristolmod
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV175 S3 won't start......
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

Re: TV175 S3 won't start......

thinking about it- when it started "not starting", it was kicking back really strongly on the K/S- something its never done before. That in my opinion suggests well over advanced timing. Its not kicked back since, but now occasionally backfires badly, which suggests well retarded. The indications ar...
by bristolmod
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV175 S3 won't start......
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

Re: TV175 S3 won't start......

I've given it a go Martin but with no luck- I am coming round to the fact that its timing related i.e. the flywheel has slipped if the key has gone. Unusual though as it happened after I used the gunk but may be as Mick says, it could be coincidence.
by bristolmod
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV175 S3 won't start......
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

Re: TV175 S3 won't start......

thanks Mick- thats the thought I'm coming round to. In over 50 years of scootering its never happened before but I suppose there's always a first time.

Chris
by bristolmod
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV175 S3 won't start......
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

Re: TV175 S3 won't start......

sorry- forgot to say- 12v electronic.
by bristolmod
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: TV175 S3 won't start......
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

TV175 S3 won't start......

scenario:- scooter laid up a couple of years ago, but started regularly every 6 weeks or so ran scooter recently then decided to degrease all the engine and electrics, so sprayed with "Gunk" Scooter then refuses to start apart from the odd backfire Have changed the fuel tap as this wasn't turning of...
by bristolmod
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Now and then photos of members..
Topic: My scooters,50 years apart
Replies: 15
Views: 16449

Re: My scooters,47 years apart

might be worth trying with dvla to see if theres a last owner of your original sx. i was in Bristol the other day to buy a rare Mobylette sport moped. the guy also had a load of primaveras and v90's stashed in a prefab garage behind other nasties on old 70's logbooks. not been touched since he coll...
by bristolmod
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Back to scoots
Replies: 4
Views: 1652

Re: Back to scoots

but put a locking plate on the rear hub!!
cron