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Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

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PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 2:29 pm   Subject: Engine Rebuild: What's next
What are you going to do with the Vespar frame?

Vespar Frame? Is that a typo or something I don't know about?

If you are refering to the Vespa frame, I need to weld a new floorpan as the one th ...
Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

Replies: 18
Views: 8929

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 2:05 pm   Subject: Engine Rebuild: What's next
Well, I'm pretty comfortable taking this thing apart and not worrying about breaking much. I'm certainly not in a hurry so totally destroying something isn't in the cards (I think...).

I have a co ...
Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

Replies: 18
Views: 8929

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:02 pm   Subject: Wow
That is fancy. I certainly have something to go from now.
Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

Replies: 18
Views: 8929

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 11:37 am   Subject: Engine Rebuild: Thanks
All who replied.

Thanks for the tips. I'll certainly look to you all when I completely ruin the engine. :)

I'll keep posting updates. I assume I'll have a nice winter project going and will be ...
Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

Replies: 18
Views: 8929

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:56 am   Subject: Engine Rebuild: Engine Stand
Thanks John B.

Now that you mentioned an engine stand. I have the engine out and still attached to the (not sure what it's call) "arm" which holds the engine to the frame.

I was looking to buy ...
Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

Replies: 18
Views: 8929

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:21 am   Subject: Everything is bagged...
I've bagged and labled all of the parts I've taken off so far. I'm just at that point where I want to take it all apart and replace the worn bits.

I'm certainly looking to get into some work but w ...
Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

Replies: 18
Views: 8929

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:05 am   Subject: Engine Cleaners
Thanks for the info Jeff.

One place suggested I use Oven Cleaner as a degreaser. Have you ever used this?

Also it suggested I take it to a car wash with one of those pressure washer. I'm a bi ...
Topic: Engine Rebuild: What's next
frozenquest

Replies: 18
Views: 8929

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2005 9:55 pm   Subject: Engine Rebuild: What's next
Now that the engine is out, besides taking it apart and replacing all the bits, what do I do with it?

The manual I'm using says to clean it, but what do I clean it with? Do I avoid getting water i ...
Topic: Engine Rebuilds
frozenquest

Replies: 4
Views: 2733

PostForum: General Scootering   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2005 5:01 pm   Subject: Engine Rebuilds
Hey all,

I just pulled the engine out of a '64 vespa. I'm looking forward to my first engine rebuild.

I was looking to purchase a rebuild kit from scomo.com. Does anyone have any experience fr ...
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