Category Archives: How To Guides

Help guides to keep your Vespa Scooter in top condition.

How To Do A A/C Conversion On Your Vespa GS 150

I’ve always wanted a GS150 and finally one popped up. It was in sad shape but restoration is my specialty. If you’ve ever restored an ol [...]

How to Get Your Vespa Going After a Long Storage

If your Scooter has been stored for long period of time then you just should not start it and go. I little bit of planning will ensure that [...]

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 Replace A Classic Vespa Cable

Replacing a broken gear cable on a geared Vespa in five easy steps.  How do you know you have a broken gear cable? Start with the scooter t [...]

HOW TO BREAK-IN A NEW TWO STROKE MOTOR

Originally Posted at Star Vespa To begin, add the correct level of oil mixture to the gas, not extra, and use non-synthetic. Check the oil r [...]

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 [...]

How To Replace Classic Vespa Hand Grips

Originally Published at Scooter Mercator   Replacing your classic Vespa scooter hand grips is easy, does not cost much and improves the [...]

How to Spot A Asian Classic Vespa Import

Original Published at The Vespa Wizard   So….at the end….how do I recognise an Asian import? Here are some hints: Piaggio n [...]

WHAT VESPA MODELS ARE SIMILAR – A Guide

Originally Published at Star Vespa Following are the similar styles so you can figure out what parts might fit your scooter. We can’t [...]

Vespa Oil Seals Maintenance: Clutch Side

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

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 [...]

1960 VBB 10″ Front Wheel Conversion

The original 1960 VBB were fitted with 8″ wheels and small brakes and as a consequence did not handle as well as the large frame Vespa [...]
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