Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.

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 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 [...]

How to Make your Own Classic Vespa Spark Plug Cable

Originally Publishes: Vespamaintenance.com If your bike ever becomes really hard to start or a pain to keep running, it may be caused by a w [...]

Vespa Large Frame – Engine Casing Split

Original Article Posted on scooterhelp.com Engine Casing Split Splitting the casings allows access to the crank, the oil seals, main bearing [...]

Vespa Colour Codes Cracked

Read the attached on how Colin Judd wizard of the paint shop cracked the mysterious Max Meyer paint codes. [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Vespa Oil Seals Maintenance: Clutch Side

Courtesy : ScooterHelp.com Oil Seals: Clutch Side There are three main oil seals in a Vespa engine: Main bearing oil seal (at the crank): Ke [...]
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