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Old 10th February 2012, 11:06   #196
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we have the similar scooter in the family since first day its 1981 and having 10" wheels and the badge reads bajaj Chetak,will post some pictures soon
Definately sir.. It would be nice to see the pictures of your chetak. Chetaks and Supers which retain the original rectangular handlebar are hard to see these days.
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Definately sir.. It would be nice to see the pictures of your chetak. Chetaks and Supers which retain the original rectangular handlebar are hard to see these days.
here are the pictures of the rectangular handle bar Chetak, it is in the family since the first day-please enjoy pictures
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here are the pictures of the rectangular handle bar Chetak, it is in the family since the first day-please enjoy pictures
Wow.. She is remarkable. Wish i could find one like that. for maintaining it so well..

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here are the pictures of the rectangular handle bar Chetak, it is in the family since the first day-please enjoy pictures
Really nice scooter. I like the color as well - unobtrusive and elegant.
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Can anyone recommend a good place in Mysore for tinkering & painting & mechanical works for a Vespa in Mysore?
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I saw this silent spectator during the July 4 parade in San Jose, California.

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i am looking for vespa ss180, vespa rally 180 and lambretta sx 200 can pick from any where in inidia.
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I saw this silent spectator during the July 4 parade in San Jose, California.

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Can't seem to read the name clearly, but was it a Bajaj Viking by any chance? Bajaj used to import the Chetak to the USA rebranded and retuned as the Viking. I owned one so I know. Grandad had managed to get one through a chance of luck when his original Chetak booking didn't go through.
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Can't seem to read the name clearly, but was it a Bajaj Viking by any chance? Bajaj used to import the Chetak to the USA rebranded and retuned as the Viking. I owned one so I know. Grandad had managed to get one through a chance of luck when his original Chetak booking didn't go through.
kevinphraim, I have no idea about the scooter. I went to see the July 4 parade and saw this scooter parked neatly.

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Found a nice video while surfing for some restored Vespa scooter and wanted to share it with you folks, nice number as well.

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Two Vespas that were entries in the 2011 V & C Rally at Nagpur.

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These are a couple of scooters I spotted in the US. Was totally fascinated by the condition and the details. Would love to hear more about these if anyone here has any info. Thanks.
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I finally got the bug, or should I say wasp, too. Picked up a '68 150 over the holiday. Runs great but needs a little TLC (a little front shimmy, etc). The paint looks original the body is in pretty decent shape. Once I do a bit of cleanup, I'll post a few pics.

I was seriously thinking of getting the new Vespa but the price is just a bit too high right now -- especially considering that it lacks a front disc brake.
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On this site I found the Vespa Serial Numbers from '46-71. Can one assume that these also correspond to the ones produced in India?

In my "new" '68 150, the original certificate of registration/fitness shows Chassis number 63010 and Engine number 61668. This seems to jibe with the what's on the above referenced site (1968 VBC1T 61497 80740).

I'm confused because the number that I see stamped on the drive shaft is something like "04BS 000167". What do I make of this? Non-original engine? Replaced with a Bajaj swing arm?

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and from the frame. I'm totally confused by this number....looks like *V462 J2T *_3010*
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