Category Archives: Vespa Restoration Guide

Articles to help your Classic Vespa Scooter Restoration project

Vintage Vespa: The Extinction Of The Classic

Originally Published at Saigoneer Sadly, Vintage Vespa is now becoming an endangered species. Gregg Mitchell, a Vespa renovator, moved to Sa [...]

Upgrading To A Halogen Headlamp

This articles is from With 6 volts and 25 watts the headlight on a smallframe Vespa is never going to dazzle oncoming driver [...]

Vespa Colour Codes Cracked

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

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 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 Paint Codes

Get the original Vespa paint codes. [...]


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

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 [...]

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 [...]

Star Vespa – Restoration Process

Originally Published We start with original Piaggio – Italian unmodified matching number Vespas. The Vespa are stripped [...]

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 [...]

Online Color Picker

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