Category Archives: Vespa Restoration Guide

Articles to help your Classic Vespa Scooter Restoration project

Paint Stripping Method For A Vespa Restoration Project.

A full Vespa restoration will always require a repaint of the duco and a repaint will require a paint strip. There are several options for r [...]

Vespa Oil Seals Maintenance: Clutch Side

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

Vespa Large Frame Gearing

Source: The Vespa gearbox has used basically same set up since the first bike rolled off the assembly line. Small frames, wi [...]

Vespa Large Frame – Engine Casing Split

Original Article Posted on Engine Casing Split Splitting the casings allows access to the crank, the oil seals, main bearing [...]

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 [...]

Running A Vespa Engine Rebuild For the First Time

Courtesy OPERATING & MAINTENANCE Before cruising your new scooter, please get yourself familiar with the following feat [...]

Vespa Spak Plug Specifications

Get all the information you need to replace your spark plug. [...]

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 [...]

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 Colour Codes Cracked

Read the attached on how Colin Judd wizard of the paint shop cracked the mysterious Max Meyer paint codes. [...]

Online Color Picker

Use this online Color Picker to see how your Classic Vespa will look with a new paint color. Cool. [...]


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