Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

How to Remove the Clutch – Classic Vespa Largeframe

All you need to know to remove a Clutch from a Classic Vespa Largeframe Scooter. [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]
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