Archive for the “Garage Wrenching” category
by dyoshida on December 13, 2010
Well. I’d say winter is definitely here…booo. So now I have to decide what my next project is going to be. Anyone who has ever seen my bike shed will know I have more ‘projects’ sitting around than I can (…)
Found this at work
by admin on July 11, 2010
A gift from nancy a couple of years when she was in Europe. D
Lambretta parts stored for the winter.
by admin on February 16, 2010
There is still some snow outside, but I figured I’d check out the garage. The only reason I have gone there lately is to get the shovel or snow blower! I just took a photo of the space above the (…)
Scooter Work Bench 2009
by admin on August 23, 2009
For a work bench this year I used a portable folding table. It was 3 x 5 foot, not ideal to work on scooter stuff. It was deeper than necessary which takes up valuable space in the garage. And lower, (…)
B7ES – Spark Plug for Lambretta
by admin on August 19, 2009
Here is a NGK chart. We basically use B7ES, but I thought this chart was interesting. It shows a break down of their spark plug naming. What B7ES actually means. David.
Carbing – Flat slide 28mm Mikuni
by dyoshida on June 21, 2009
I decided to get a new 28 mikuni flat slide, I gave up on the OKO. The Mikuni was very easy to put on. I down jetted to 160 main from the standard 180, kep the standard pilot jet after testing (…)
by dyoshida on May 12, 2009
Wouldn’t you know it… So we put building my Series 3 off of this project as trying to get all 3 bikes bikes done for Niagara was threatening to derail getting any bikes done for Niagara so I pulled mine, leaving Dave (…)
Last Weekend done.
by dyoshida on May 11, 2009
2 scoots are going to be completed before this weekend. We tried for 3 but its just too much to do with the limited time we have available. I have this week off so I will be putting in as (…)
Rebuild 2009 – Parts Order of odds and ends.
by dyoshida on May 4, 2009
Chris and I prepared an order for the stuff we know is missing. I did the best I could to include the stuff I know that is missing. We are going fedex as time is short. If I miss anything i’ll be (…)
DIY Lambreta paint room.
by dyoshida on April 15, 2009
Last night Niall and Chris came by and we finished setting up the paint room. Amazing what two rolls of $10 plastic, cardboard and half a garage can be converted into. Chris had borrowed an air compressor and spray gun from his bro (Vespa dad) and brought (…)