Vespa gears

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Daggs
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Thu May 14, 2020 8:13 pm

What are the symptoms of a worn or damaged cruciform on a Vespa gearbox?
Can it cause difficulty in changing gear?

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Thu May 14, 2020 8:28 pm

usually slipping out of gear (3rd tends to be worst)

With difficulty in changing gear i'd be looking at cables, clutch and selector box,

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Thu May 14, 2020 10:19 pm

In my experience it's usually clutch

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Fri May 15, 2020 8:53 pm

Agreed with above, if it were me i'd check the selector parts before you open up to look at clutch.
Selector box top off, check cables, then whip the selector box off check its all okay, then the rod that connects selector arm to cruciform.

Good luck

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Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:48 pm

How old is the scoter ?? Occasionally a new selector box with stiffer springs and sharper cut selector arm wheel was all it took (after id already replaced the cruciform doh!!)
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