Category Archives: Engine Maintenance

Articles to help maintain your engine

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 [...]

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 Make your Own Classic Vespa Spark Plug Cable

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

High Altitude Scooter

from 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 Remove the Clutch – Classic Vespa Largeframe

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

How To Clean The Top End (Decoke) Your Vespa Engine

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


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 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 [...]

Vespa Oil Seals Maintenance: Flywheel Side

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

How to Maintain Your battery

To maintain the Vespa Scooter battery life then it is important to keep it in good condition. The following How To Guide will help you get [...]


Originally Published at Star Vespa   The Vespa gearbox has not changed in a very, very long time so this information should be helpful [...]
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