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61 Vespa VBB Restoration Project (Part 1 of 6)

Saturday, March 29, 2008 Introduction This blog will document the restoration of my 1961 Vespa VBB1T, purchased on August 20th, 2007 in dila [...]

Vintage Vespa: The Extinction Of The Classic

Originally Published at Saigoneer Sadly, Vintage Vespa is now becoming an endangered species. Gregg Mitchell, a Vespa renovator, moved to Sa [...]

1967 Vespa 150 Super Restoration Project (Part 1 of 5)

Part 1 of 5 Introduction This is the story of the restoration of my Vespa 150 Super. I’m not sure if this project should be called a r [...]

Vespa Haynes Owners Workshop Manual 1978 – 1988

This is the book for all P-Series bikes up to 1988 and covers most P-series bikes up to today in terms of mechanics although the electric pa [...]

61 Vespa VBB Restoration Project (Part 3 of 6)

Sunday, May 18, 2008 Removing the Engine, Rebuilding the Carb Getting caught up on what has already been done… Removing the Engine My [...]

How to Change A Classic Vespa Rear Brake Shoes

Originally Published : VespaMaintenance.com For those of you with crappy brakes, this tutorial is identical for both front and rear brakes. [...]

Handy Tips for Your Vintage Vespa

Originally Published by Gasoline   Some handy tips for you to keep your scooter in order: Fuel Mix:  Every litre of 95 octane unleaded [...]

Southeastern States feeling what could be the future of fuel availability.

Times are tough from Miami to Atlanta and beyond! Here's a snippet from the Atlanta Constitution and Journal : Gas remained hard to find [...]

61 Vespa VBB Restoration Project (Part 6 of 6)

Follow along with me as I do my first Vespa restoration — on a 1961 VBB 150cc vintage Vespa Originally Posted on http://vbbrestore.blo [...]
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