Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.

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 [...]

Class Vespa – Flowchart of Faults

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

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 [...]

It often pays to restore a Classic Vespa.

To find your Vespa First, you must find your Vespa PX 200, which you can restore. This can be at flea markets, online auctions or on an old [...]

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: 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 [...]

Splitting A Classic Vespa Tire Rim

This is one of the more common questions in the scooter world: "How do I get my @#&! tires off the @#&! rims!?!?!" Here is a method tht I ha [...]

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 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 Sprint Veloce, P/PX125, P/PXP150 – Malossi 166

Click here for a .pdf version of Malossi’s instruction manual. Malossi’s installation instructions (above) are pretty goofy but [...]

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 [...]
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