Vespa P177 project

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Ivan_200
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Main scooter: Vespa PX125/177
Location: Split, Croatia
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Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:19 pm

Hello, here's my vespa project:

Started as a white '83 PX125

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Partially sanded, primed, welds seamed

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Painted in bmws phoenix yellow

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Fitted complete fork with disc brake from Piaggio Skipper (SKR), garelli fender with custom bracket, yankee seat, smoked headlight, white rear light, etc

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Ivan_200
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Main scooter: Vespa PX125/177
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Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:36 pm

As for the engine... Casings cleaned, wirebrushed and clear coated, all ports widened

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Polini 177 cylinder with widened exhaust port and new asso piston

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Banded clutch with stronger springs

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Stronger crank bearings, oem cut crank (rotary), oko (pwk) 30mm carb with manifold, simonini exhaust, etc

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Ivan_200
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Main scooter: Vespa PX125/177
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Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:37 pm

Fitted Conti Twist Race tires

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And this is how it looks today

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Minority
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Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:32 am

Fair bit of work their, well done!

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Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:54 am

That looks a nice bike, i prefer the hugger mudguard,, are the skipper forks a straight swap or did you modify them,,

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Ivan_200
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Main scooter: Vespa PX125/177
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Sat Nov 17, 2012 3:51 pm

gerryjunior wrote:That looks a nice bike, i prefer the hugger mudguard,, are the skipper forks a straight swap or did you modify them,,
Top of the fork has to be grinded off (it's too long), and new thread cut lower. The lock "slot" is also on a different place.

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T5-190
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Sun Nov 18, 2012 4:54 pm

Very nice, I like it.

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