Category Archives: Vespa Maintenance Guide

Articles to help keep your Classic Vespa Scooter in tune.


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 [...]

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 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. [...]

Vespa Oil Seals Maintenance: Flywheel Side

Courtesy ScooterHelp.com Oil Seals: Flywheel Side There are three main oil seals in a Vespa engine: Main bearing oil seal (at the crank): Ke [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Repairing A Classic Vespa Scooter Gear Selector Box

The Selector box rarely needs attention; however, it is an integral part of the transmission and can break down just like any other moving p [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Classic Vespa Largeframe Clutch

  Saturday, 23 February 2008 The largeframe Vespa clutch has remained almost the basic same design since the early Vespa Models. The Cltuc [...]
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