Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.

How To Clean A Rusty Vespa Gas Tank

The best way to clean a rusty gas/petrol tank is to use muriatic acid. Muriatic Acid is generally available from your local hardware store [...]

The &(@^%*( thing won’t start

From JacksScooterShop.com Oh boy is this irritating… It’s definitely frustrating when you can’t get your scooter started. [...]

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 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 [...]

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 Maintain Your battery

To maintain the Vespa Scooter battery life then it is important to keep it in good condition. The following How To Guide will help you get [...]

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 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 [...]

Class Vespa – Flowchart of Faults

Originally posted at Star Vespa. The flowchart helps you find and resolve common problems with Classic Vespa’s Scooters. [...]

HOW TO FIX A VESPA GEAR SELECTOR PROBLEM

Originally Published at Star Vespa   The Vespa gearbox has not changed in a very, very long time so this information should be helpful [...]

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 [...]
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