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Old 3rd November 2012, 21:58   #46
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Glad to know you've gone for the COX SS ones- SS ones are the best choice, no rust headache unlike these chrome PP ones that the last models had, which rust like there's no tomorrow!

BTW, 'didnt know you acquired a Priya! Congrats! Is it the chocolate one you once photo'd?
Thanks Shyam, I wish I could own it honestly it is slipped from my purview, don't know where that scooter is now as I don't see it in the colony and moreover the owner is also a very elderly person, wish and hope he is hale and healthy. Praying to god that I meet him sometime and will make sure it comes to me. I will consider myself lucky. The one I acquired is also good, healthy body, shape is also good since it was sparingly used it has all the potential to become a pretty scooter. I am planning to get it white color.
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Wasp back to Home town. Few things are still pending which should be done once its bank to Bangalore

"Vespa on Tata traveling to the destination" pics below sorry for the clarity as they were taking while driving and from my cell phone.

Once the vehicle reached Bangalore all minor work has gone in with few enhancements let the pics talk with the new avatar. Rubbing and Polishing was done by myself at home. Need your comments.

Engine pics will be taken and added later in the evening and still few parts which need to go in

1. Meter
2. Foot Rest
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Chanu's efforts have paid off very well.
Hearty congratulations for restoring the wasp to such a pristine level.
Hope you procured a matching retro helmet too. Ride Safe.
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All credit to Bala Bhai.

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Scooter is ready to participate in tomorrow's BCSC rally 26th Jan 2013, hope to meet you all.
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All the best since you've got the best. I like the pic with the wooden reaper background, have good fun with the Italian lady.
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Saleem,

Scooter looks great. Mine is almost ready to rock too! By the way, I saw you riding it this past week on Jayamahal Rd -- you cut through the lane at the petrol pump!

What type of tires did you end up using (CEAT or MRF's)? Any recollection on price?

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Chanu's efforts have paid off very well.
Hearty congratulations for restoring the wasp to such a pristine level.
Hope you procured a matching retro helmet too. Ride Safe.
Thanks Ram anna, I always had confidence in the restorations I took up, I dream the out come before it is in real . This time this scooter even astonished me

Time to put the next projects to action.

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Saleem,

Scooter looks great. Mine is almost ready to rock too! By the way, I saw you riding it this past week on Jayamahal Rd -- you cut through the lane at the petrol pump!

What type of tires did you end up using (CEAT or MRF's)? Any recollection on price?

Thanks,
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Hi Nikhil,

You could have stop me, i stay in Benson Town.
Coming to the tyres they are the old ones, i have to replace new since its not a daily drive will replace later as of now have got a set of white wall inserts on them just to enhance the look.

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No worries. You were zipping through the petrol bunk and I was going the other direction. If I see you again, I'll definitely stop you!
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No worries. You were zipping through the petrol bunk and I was going the other direction. If I see you again, I'll definitely stop you!
Actually my younger brother was driving and i was behind him, the engine has been completely rebuilt and beleave me it can leave behind NEW VEHICLES . The scooter had participated in Jan 26 BSCC Rally.

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Any new updates on the vespa, it's been long time we have seen her beetleboy, please update some photographs, some news.
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