Category Archives: How To Guides

Help guides to keep your Vespa Scooter in top condition.

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 Remove the Clutch – Classic Vespa Largeframe

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

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Change A Classic Vespa Rear Brake Shoes

Originally Published : VespaMaintenance.com For those of you with crappy brakes, this tutorial is identical for both front and rear brakes. [...]

Splitting A Classic Vespa Tire Rim

This is one of the more common questions in the scooter world: "How do I get my @#&! tires off the @#&! rims!?!?!" Here is a method tht I ha [...]

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 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 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 [...]
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