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by 225worb
Thu May 18, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Smallframe Crank
Replies: 10
Views: 1802

Re: Smallframe Crank

Looks very much like a standard type crank or yes maybe a cut crank but if it were a reed type there would be signs of chamfering on the on all of the right side web and the inlet port wouldve been properly fettled !!!!
by 225worb
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Fitting tyres to SIP tubeless rims
Replies: 9
Views: 1718

Re: Fitting tyres to SIP tubeless rims

Ive had a few vespa sip rims fitted with new tyre locally , £10 a tyre , the guy manages to hold the rim in the machine then uses tyre levers ......no problem.. BUT i had a scoot rs one done recently and buckled the rim slightly !!! the scoot rs rims dont have a deep enough channel causing problems ...
by 225worb
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Vespa Tech
Topic: Small frame clutch
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Re: Small frame clutch

Its wise to repair!! if they let go , as in the retaining plate come away the spring(s) will drop out and lock up your engine !!!!! ive seen it happen!!! pulling the clutch will work to no avail !! There are plenty of after market options which are pretty cheap, then there's higher end ones for tune...
by 225worb
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Clutch slip
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Re: Clutch slip

Right ok,
Ive ordered some malossi uprated springs just in case the ones fitted arent man enough, ill check the other components too, im pretty sure that the chain case in the none GP type judging by the casting !!!!
by 225worb
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Clutch slip
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Re: Clutch slip

Thanks for your feed back... Ive had mixed feedback from a couple of friends regarding 5 plate clutches !! But I think ill try the MB springs , I did use a centre spring set up on my old taffspeed ts200 years ago and worked really well and wasnt to stiff to operate either ... Ive not had the chain c...
by 225worb
Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Clutch slip
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Clutch slip

im running a readspeed 5 plate clutch in my ts230 and seem to be suffering slight clutch slip when hitting the power band, would it be worth using a centre spring or maybe go for some stronger clutch springs??
by 225worb
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti TS1 pistons
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Avanti TS1 pistons

Im trying gain some info regarding a replacement piston for a TS1 225, would the Avanti piston be the better option without having to machine and replate the cylinder for a Jap conversion piston?
by 225worb
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Spare part storage
Replies: 11
Views: 1819

Re: Spare part storage

I find under me pillow is pretty safe, warm, and keeps a bit of a sheen and wont be lost!!!
by 225worb
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti cylinder head..
Replies: 3
Views: 761

Re: Avanti cylinder head..

Great...
The Ts engine I've just acquired has one fitted...
by 225worb
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Avanti cylinder head..
Replies: 3
Views: 761

Avanti cylinder head..

I'm needing some advise on the quality, pros and cons of the avanti cylinder head on a TS1 to using the standard type.