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 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 [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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 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. [...]

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 Assemble Your Classic Vespa Spare

This project was attempted purely for the sake of having a spare tire. It turned out to be an amazingly simple task, despite the wait times [...]

Vespa Scooters – The Essential Buyer’s Guide

Veloce books, the British motorsports publisher responsible for at least half of the decent scooter books available out there, has published [...]
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