Category Archives: Engine Maintenance

Articles to help maintain your engine


How To replace The Gear Selector – Classic Vespa Largeframe

If you are undertaking a complete engine rebuild or if at some time you may find the need to undertake a replacement of the gear selector if [...]

How to Make your Own Classic Vespa Spark Plug Cable

Originally Publishes: Vespamaintenance.com If your bike ever becomes really hard to start or a pain to keep running, it may be caused by a w [...]

Vespa Oil Tips

Your scooter needs oil to keep from seizing up and to keep the gearbox working properly. The big question that is often asked is what oil sh [...]

How to Remove the Clutch – Classic Vespa Largeframe

All you need to know to remove a Clutch from a Classic Vespa Largeframe Scooter. [...]

Classic Vespa Largeframe Clutch

  Saturday, 23 February 2008 The largeframe Vespa clutch has remained almost the basic same design since the early Vespa Models. The Cltuc [...]

How to Check you Plugs.

A plug chop simply means looking at the sparkplug to determine how you are jetted at a particular throttle stage. The only tricky part is in [...]

Repairing A Classic Vespa Scooter Gear Selector Box

The Selector box rarely needs attention; however, it is an integral part of the transmission and can break down just like any other moving p [...]

Vespa Oil Seals Maintenance: Flywheel Side

Courtesy ScooterHelp.com Oil Seals: Flywheel Side There are three main oil seals in a Vespa engine: Main bearing oil seal (at the crank): Ke [...]

How to Upgrade The Stock Exhaust for Performance

from smallframes.com Most Smallframes have a completely useless exhaust, which does nothing except produce a nice put-put-put sound. The sta [...]

Vespa Large Frame Gearing

Source: Scooterhelp.com The Vespa gearbox has used basically same set up since the first bike rolled off the assembly line. Small frames, wi [...]

How To Repair A Classic Vespa Largeframe Clutch

Learn how to repair a Classic Vespa Clutch. If you are planning a Classic Vespa restoration or you want to tackle your own repairs then at s [...]

Vespa Spak Plug Specifications

Get all the information you need to replace your spark plug. [...]
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