Archive for the “Rebuild 2009 – Chris” category

Vespa Exhaust Free!

by dyoshida on August 27, 2009

Got a good laugh from this email from Chris so I though I would post it! From: Chris To: Dave;Niall So I’m 3/4 of the way to work this morning and the down pipe on the P2 breaks off!!! I (…)

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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.


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 (…)

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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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Thursday evening.

by dyoshida on April 24, 2009

We put in a four hours of time this evening and made some good progress. We sanded and primed some more parts. Chris was in charge of the paint booth. He only came out for smoke breaks. What a trooper. (…)

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Couldn’t sleep cause of bikes

by dyoshida on April 15, 2009

Another productive night. (Or…its all coming back to me now) So Niall, Dave and I got together Tuesday night (foregoing our usual night of escaping the wives) and hit the 3 lambrettas hard.  There are now less than 30 days (…)

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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 (…)

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Sanding Before and After – Rebuild 2009

by dyoshida on April 12, 2009

So I had some time over this easter holiday weekend to get some extra bike work done…sanding what fun! I started in on some of the smaller parts. I managed to finish 1 headset bottom, bridge piece, headset shift arm (…)

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Colours – 27030

by admin on April 9, 2009

There has been emails going around today by Niall and Chris about finalizing the paint colours and recommendations. There are 3 gasket sets now on order. Good sign. Chris found an old rally patch from 7+ years ago. Which one (…)

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