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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 (…)

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Round slide v.s. Flat slide

by dyoshida on June 12, 2009

Me here.  Hopefully this weekend I’ll have a chance to work on the carbing.  I took the scoot out for a putter a week ago.  I put on an old Mikuni 28 round slide.  Very very smoky when idling.  No (…)

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To do list.

by dyoshida on May 28, 2009

I have spent a bit of time post Niagara rally doing some clean up in the garage.  The compression issue is now solved in the engine. The known unknowns at this time to resolve are correcting the carbing and getting the (…)

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Pics from Niagara 2009 Scooter Rally

by dyoshida on May 20, 2009

Here are some pics from the Niagara Scooter Rally.  Enjoy. D.

Close but not yet.

by dyoshida on May 19, 2009

Oh well.  My lambretta did not make it to the Niagra 2009 rally.  We did give it our all.  Right now it is time to keep trouble shooting.  Timing? Carb? not sure where the issue lies just yet. In the end, (…)

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Rebuild 2009 – 4 days to Niagara

by dyoshida on May 11, 2009

We are full tilt on the assembly phase of my lambretta.   Niall has put in tons of overtime to start the assembly of my scoot.  The best thing I can do right now is to keep the painted parts and beer flowing.  (…)

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Last weekend before Niagara Rally

by dyoshida on May 9, 2009

This is a quick update.  We are on the last weekend before the Niagara rally.  Friday night we put in a few hours and called it an early night so we could start early today.  This morning turned out to (…)

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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 (…)

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Crunch weekend – May 2nd and 3rd

by dyoshida on May 4, 2009

What a weekend. We are down to crunch time. Spent an unexpected two days grinding it out. The back yard looked like it had rained lambretta parts. Hon came by to pitch in on Saturday. What a work horse! Paint (…)

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Rain delay, sort of.

by dyoshida on April 26, 2009

Saturday end up to be the odd day. I thought we would have clear great weather for a full day. We were trucking good till the heavy wind and rain came down. The wind was so strong that a small (…)

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