Category Archives: How To Guides

Help guides to keep your Vespa Scooter in top condition.

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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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