Category Archives: How To Guides

Help guides to keep your Vespa Scooter in top condition.


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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]
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