Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

How To Clean The Top End (Decoke) Your Vespa Engine

Original Article From: http://vespamaintenance.com Copyright by Richard Hoar This tutorial will demonstrate the process of decoking the top [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]
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