Category Archives: Engine Maintenance

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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 [...]

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 Clean The Top End (Decoke) Your Vespa Engine

Original Article From: http://vespamaintenance.com Copyright by Richard Hoar This tutorial will demonstrate the process of decoking the top [...]

Vespa Sprint Veloce, P/PX125, P/PXP150 – Malossi 166

Click here for a .pdf version of Malossi’s instruction manual. Malossi’s installation instructions (above) are pretty goofy but [...]

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 [...]

Running A Vespa Engine Rebuild For the First Time

Courtesy AntiqueVespa.com OPERATING & MAINTENANCE Before cruising your new scooter, please get yourself familiar with the following feat [...]

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 [...]

How to Remove the Clutch – Classic Vespa Largeframe

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

WHAT CARBURETOR IS BEST FOR A VESPA SCOOTER

Originally Published at Star Vespa   OK, you changed the exhaust on your stock Vespa and are thinking of a better carb. What are your o [...]

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 [...]

High Altitude Scooter

from JacksScotterShop.com What changes to I need for high altitude? This doesn’t come up very often, but I though I’d throw it i [...]

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 [...]
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