Archive for the “Rebuild 2009 – Niall” category


by dyoshida on September 9, 2009

What a nightmare getting to work today. Leave home to find the garbage guys took the yard waste. But there was Sticks and leaves pine pines everywhere!! had to clean it up.. Ok lets get to work. Start scooter.. putt (…)

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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.

yawn!… I’m Dusted

by dyoshida on May 13, 2009

Started working on the bikes at 10 am. Kept working on the 2 bikes and chris’ engine (ouch!) The bikes are getting very close another 12 hr shift and they should be ready to. Left dave and chris at the (…)

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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 (…)

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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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Monday – Colour

by admin on April 28, 2009

Here is a pic of colour on Niall’s frame, and a spare set of white side panels where put on to get and idea of how the final composition will look. D.

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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Forks and Dampers

by dyoshida on April 23, 2009

Just a quick picture of my forks. This Year I want to make sure that there is NO lambretta dive. Went out and purchased the fork compression tool. No more jamming 2 screw drivers in the forks and covering your (…)

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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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