Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.


How to Upgrade The Stock Exhaust for Performance

from smallframes.com Most Smallframes have a completely useless exhaust, which does nothing except produce a nice put-put-put sound. The sta [...]

How To Replace Classic Vespa Hand Grips

Originally Published at Scooter Mercator   Replacing your classic Vespa scooter hand grips is easy, does not cost much and improves the [...]

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 [...]

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 Do A A/C Conversion On Your Vespa GS 150

I’ve always wanted a GS150 and finally one popped up. It was in sad shape but restoration is my specialty. If you’ve ever restored an ol [...]

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 Spot A Asian Classic Vespa Import

Original Published at The Vespa Wizard   So….at the end….how do I recognise an Asian import? Here are some hints: Piaggio n [...]

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 FIX A VESPA GEAR SELECTOR PROBLEM

Originally Published at Star Vespa   The Vespa gearbox has not changed in a very, very long time so this information should be helpful [...]

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 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 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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