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 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 Colour Codes Cracked

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

Vespa Large Frame – Engine Casing Split

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

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 [...]

Classic 1963 Vespa GS150 Restoration Project

Original Post: About Autos Restoring a classic will involve many hours of disassembly, inspection and either repair or replacement of compon [...]

How to Make your Own Classic Vespa Spark Plug Cable

Originally Publishes: Vespamaintenance.com If your bike ever becomes really hard to start or a pain to keep running, it may be caused by a w [...]

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 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 [...]
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