Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How To replace The Gear Selector – Classic Vespa Largeframe

If you are undertaking a complete engine rebuild or if at some time you may find the need to undertake a replacement of the gear selector if [...]

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 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 [...]

How To Repair A Classic Vespa Largeframe Clutch

Learn how to repair a Classic Vespa Clutch. If you are planning a Classic Vespa restoration or you want to tackle your own repairs then at s [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]
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