Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.

Vespa Large Frame Gearing

Source: Scooterhelp.com The Vespa gearbox has used basically same set up since the first bike rolled off the assembly line. Small frames, wi [...]

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. [...]

Repairing A Classic Vespa Scooter Gear Selector Box

The Selector box rarely needs attention; however, it is an integral part of the transmission and can break down just like any other moving p [...]

Vespa Oil Tips

Your scooter needs oil to keep from seizing up and to keep the gearbox working properly. The big question that is often asked is what oil sh [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

What Carburettor Is Best for a Classic Vespa

OK, you changed the exhaust on your stock Vespa and are thinking of a better carb. What are your options? There are three basic types. From [...]

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 [...]
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