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Old 29th July 2009, 16:10   #121
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i found very interesting site comprising of scooter manuals, sadly no Lambys

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Posted here cause many scoot lovers visit this page. for deviating from topic.
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Awesome manish, I just happened to get a very comprehensive manual of the Vespa, one of which I own, at this link. Thanks a ton.
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Awesome manish, I just happened to get a very comprehensive manual of the Vespa, one of which I own, at this link. Thanks a ton.
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Hey Mole - wish you all the success in your resto job!

By the time they bring back the parts why dont you start with dismantling the scoot, inspecting the parts and chassis and correcting / repairing things.

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Further to Saurabh's advice, do try to begin work on the engine first, when you get hold of the engine parts. This approach was what my mech followed, and it worked well for us. All the best!
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Awesome, Saurabh, simply awesome. Went through your thread (comprehending just as much as a scooter challenged guy possibly could !!) This is mind blowing man.. Your attention to the minutest of details, and your dedication to procurement of 'nothing but the best and original' for your baby is what makes your Lambretta stand out. This will probably be the best Lambretta in India - dare I say the world ?
Hats off to you buddy. Feel like making a trip to Dilli to take a peek !!
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Old 30th July 2009, 19:46   #126
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Hey Mole - wish you all the success in your resto job!

By the time they bring back the parts why dont you start with dismantling the scoot, inspecting the parts and chassis and correcting / repairing things.

Cheers

Hi Saurabh, Believe me i cant wait to get started, but right now the scooter is in Poona, need to finish some paperwork before I get her to Bombay and open her up for restoration. In the meanwhile I am chasing a 4 wheeler project, If that works out I will truck both of them together
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Hi Team,

Just an update !

The front fork has been set up. Did not use the hammer and tongs method but the front fork spring compressor tool to set it up. It was quite a breeze to set it up this way.

Now the fork is ready to go into the chassis with new bearings and bearing guides.

Here are some pics of the tool in action and the final finished fork assembly.

And thanks to all of you for the kudos!

Cheers!

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Saurabh while you put together your beauty can you please put up some research on Paintcodes etc and your knowledge on the topic. Just getting into the Lambretta learning mode. BTW managed to get a original LI 150 owners manual for my Scoot.
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Hi Team,

Am attaching the latest status of the project.

Over the long weekend was able to do up the wiring and cabling all in OE format using the imported Friction Free cables and the harness imported from SR England.

The stator was installed and the rear junction box (thanks to Arun) was also installed with its rubber cap and all wiring connected to the right locations.

The front small mudguard and big mudguard were also rubber coated and are now being cured before installation. The horn too was installed.

The rubber bump stopper for the stand was also installed.

The clutch cable, gear cable locater was installed on the chassis tube in the front and also the cable holder behind the Choke knob was installed and all cables wired up.

The rear brake cam was installed and so were the brake pins. The rear brake drum studds were installed and the rim with new tires mounted on to the drum.

The next is now the ignition timing that I need to do using a timing disc. New CB Point and Oiling Felt was installed on the stator as well.

Am attaching a few pics for all of you to enjoy.

Cheers!
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HI Mole,

Can you please send me a xerox copy of the Owner's manual? That'll be nice to have!

Cheers!
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Can you please send me a xerox copy of the Owner's manual? That'll be nice to have!

Cheers!
Sure buddy! PM me your address.
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Some more updates.

The wiring harness has been prepared for OE standards - all bullet connectors redone to spec.

The stainless steel hardware has arrived from England for all the exterior nuts and bolts and am attaching pics of the same for your reference.

Cheers!

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Hi Saurabh, any names or websites for the SS hardware kits? How much did the tailight lens cost you, and what brand is it?
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Hi Mole,

My brother in law in England gets me this stuff from local restorers or shops. There are plenty of them with websites. Cambridge Lambretta, MB Developments, etc.

You can order through any one of the sites too but if the weight is high then be prepared to visit the customs office too!

The lens is from Bosata Itally.

24.2 % is the duty rate.

Cheers!
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Hi The Mole,

I am still waiting for the copy of the owner's manual you promised to send.

Cheers!
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