Disconnect the engine from the scooter by separating the electrical wiring by hand and cutting the control cables with a cable snipper. Use a socket wrench and crescent wrench to release the engine bolt, the rear suspension bolt, and the rear wheel and hub. Use a socket wrench and screwdriver to remove the carburetor and old exhaust. Pick up the freed engine and place it on a workbench. Use a screwdriver, crescent wrench and socket wrench to disassemble then engine down to the bare engine cases.
Place all the parts in a bin for safekeeping.
Wash the engine cases clean. Pop out the old bearings and seals. Install new bearings and oil seals with an appropriate size socket and hammer (freeze the bearings first for easier installation). Reinstall all the removed engine parts back together using a socket wrench, crescent wrenches and screwdrivers.
Apply new engine gaskets when closing up the engine cases. Slide the new performance cylinder onto the engine after placing the cylinder gasket in position. Tighten down to factory specifications with a socket wrench.
Reinstall the engine into the scooter, connect the swingarm bolt and rear suspension bolt. Reconnect the rear wheel and hub. Reconnect the electrical and control cables using new cables.
Use a socket wrench to install a new spark plug and connect the ignition cap to it.
You May Also Like
Vespas use a simple carburetor with two adjustment screws to set the idle of the engine and the mixture of the fuel.
The Vespa PX 150 is a scooter that runs on a two-stroke engine made out of pressed steel monocoque. The Italian-made scooter.
Vespa PX 200 Specifications. The PX 200 is a model of Vespa scooter produced between 1977 and 2007. With a manual transmission.
Vespa PX 200 Specs. The PX 200 Vespa scooter was produced between the years 1977 and 2007. It operates on a manual.
The wiring harness of a Vespa PX scooter provides the electrical skeleton for all the lights and indicators. Understanding how to repair.
Specifications for a Vespa LX 150. The Vespa LX 150, part of the second phase of modern Vespa scooters, comes with a.
A common malady for modern Vespa scooter owners tends to be getting the carrying case key locked inside the carrying case–or worse.
The primary purpose of de-restricting a modern Vespa scooter is to increase its power output to go faster (vintage Vespas have no.
The stylish Piaggio Fly 150cc marries a single-cylinder, four-stroke engine to an automatic transmission and electric start, while its 12-inch wheels give.
Cleaning a Vespa flywheel requires its removal with two specialty tools. It’s not that difficult, and takes little time for mechanical do-it-yourselfers.
Vespa ET 2 Scooter Specifications. In 2001, the Vespa scooter was reintroduced to the U.S. by Piaggio, the original manufacturer of the.
Vespa Motor Scooter Specifications. In May, 2010, the New York Times writer Dexter Ford interviewed the Hollywood agent Peter Goodwin about his.
The tuning for a scooter carburetor is a bit of a throwback process to the days before fuel injection and modern engines.
Many two-stroke engines involve fairly simple processes for tuning, including stock race engine versions. Typical tuning areas that allow for changes include.
Geely scooters are made in China and come in sizes ranging from 50 to 250 cc. These scooters are either two-stroke or.
The Vespa 90 was a popular model of the world famous motorscooter line for more than two decades, and fans of the.
State and federal laws regulate the entry of many scooters, including Vespas, manufactured outside of the United States. Navigating this minefield of.
- Vespa GT & GTS Motor Scooter Guide
- 2009 Vespa LX and Vespa S released with electronic injection
- VESPA 300 GTS Super Review
- Vespa GTV 250 – Motorcyclist Magazine
- Test Vespa S 125 IE 3V 2012