Category Archives: How To Guides

Help guides to keep your Vespa Scooter in top condition.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 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 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 [...]
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