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Old 17th July 2017, 16:41   #301
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At Bangalore

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And, at my house


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Old 23rd July 2017, 09:00   #302
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Spotted yesterday

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Old 28th July 2017, 00:14   #303
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Spare wheel mount changed to stock type; Vespa VBB tail light added.


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Old 28th July 2017, 15:53   #304
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Spotted today morning

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Old 29th July 2017, 20:58   #305
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Rescued my friend's granddad's Vespa XE from rusting away in peace.


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My friend intends to restore the scooter and put it to regular use.
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Old 3rd August 2017, 19:35   #306
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Spotted today

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Old 5th August 2017, 14:01   #307
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Spotted today

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Old 21st August 2017, 19:27   #308
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Spotted today

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Old 21st August 2017, 20:51   #309
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One more, thanks to a friend

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Old 26th August 2017, 18:05   #310
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Spotted today

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Old 27th August 2017, 14:12   #311
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Need a help - Can someone please share a pic of the front brake shoes of a pre-63 Vespa 150?
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Old 2nd October 2017, 10:34   #312
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An interesting Bajaj 150 with Vespa type horn cast and brake drum.
The monogram is a little unusual too.

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Spotted this 1965-66 Vespa 150 in Pune. The condition says it needs a lot of TLC. Wonder whether it will get such care seeing its tattered condition. It has spent about 52 years on the Poona roads. The scooter is mostly original. Its speedo is however of the earliest Bajaj 150's with the blue core and the light grey rim as opposed to the black dialled Yenkay speedos that came with these from the factory. As can be seen, the handle lock is original and so is the metal tail lamp housing. The helmet box is a later addition from the 1990's seeing its sloping face.

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Spotted this 1965-66 Vespa 150 in Pune. The condition says it needs a lot of TLC. Wonder whether it will get such care seeing its tattered condition. It has spent about 52 years on the Poona roads. The scooter is mostly original. Its speedo is however of the earliest Bajaj 150's with the blue core and the light grey rim as opposed to the black dialled Yenkay speedos that came with these from the factory. As can be seen, the handle lock is original and so is the metal tail lamp housing. The helmet box is a later addition from the 1990's seeing its sloping face.
I used to see this scooter parked near Garware bridge everyday when I was in college. At the time it had a chrome plated complete handlebar! I assume it has now been replaced with a later model set, as this one should have had the protruding speedo from the earliest models.
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I used to see this scooter parked near Garware bridge everyday when I was in college. At the time it had a chrome plated complete handlebar!
Are you sure twas chrome plated? Or could it have been buffed aluminium? the handlebar on these is aluminium, incidentally.
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