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  1. Aaron Hecker

    bullet connector source

    http://vintageconnections.com/ buy one of the kits with the correct tool, you won't regret it.
    6 Points
  2. 5 Points
  3. Ming

    Show your DL !!!!!

    My 1970 DL200 prior to a camping trip to the coast.
    5 Points
  4. wihr

    Show your DL !!!!!

    Nina! WW
    5 Points
  5. Mike Anhalt

    Show your DL !!!!!

    5 Points
  6. AbnMike

    Show your DL !!!!!

    Here's mine after I pulled into the garage from picking it up. Have the side panels. It's in good shape, deanspeed190 and Clubman exhaust. Took the motor out for a deep clean (had mice) and waiting on some correct hardware and rubber to put it all back together over the winter.
    5 Points
  7. Mr G in NYC

    Show your DL !!!!!

    DL250 on the road
    5 Points
  8. Curbsideprofit

    Show your DL !!!!!

    1969 DL200!!!
    4 Points
  9. Here's a few pics. The silencers are all machined, 5 pipes welded out of 8. Gotta do spring clips, mounting bracket bushings, pipe mounting, pack silencers, order boxes, coating/painting of some kind, then ship out. I have to take a bit of a break though, because I'm backed up on kits currently. When I'm done with these, I wanna try to get a few ser 3 pipes out the door, then maybe another batch of these. I also plan on being able to make custom silencers to any ID, OD, length, aluminum or carbon fiber outer tubing, for any pipe. These first ones have "reversed end caps" so they bolt together, making re-packing (or re-painting) easier.
    4 Points
  10. willyjake

    1960 Li 125

    Everything is now plated. Zinc, Hard Chrome, and Nickel plate for the tank.
    4 Points
  11. J. Pleasant

    1967 LI150/SX SIII NYPD SPecial

    Greets, ja, the story behind it was that it was owned by a bronx cop who purchased it from at nypd auction. The bike was used mainly in the South Bronx for traffic duty. In the early 70's after I assume the few original Innocenti NYPD Lambretta's served they were put out the pasture after parts became less available. The original Italian (Green and White) bikes had given way to the Spanish Servertas. Which sported green and white paint schemes for a brief period before switching over to the Blue and White pattern which is in use by the NYPD to this day. How the bike got from the Bronx to Minnesota (Where I bought it) is another story. However I was friends with the leader of 'The Regulars', the then main scoot club of the Twin Cities area. Jeremy was liquidating his entire scoot collection and letting bikes for basically nothing. If memory serves me he sold his Great condition DL200 for something like $1100, Blue badge V3$p@ for $1000 and All States for $250. he had the LI/SX in a crate and told me that it was a project. He assumed it to be a standard LI150 but didn't understand why it had an SX headset. The bike was sprayed painted neon green and red. It looked horrible. I took a closer look at it and saw Innocenti stamped on everything. So I bought it. It sat in my storage for some time until I had time to really look at it. Later I saw what looked like dark green paint under the spray painted neon. I looked up the paint scheme and could not find anything online. Though eventually I came across Gene's page on the Nypd cop bikes. The colour of my bike's covered up paint looked a lot like the photos I researched of the old NYPD bikes. I did more research and realized that the numbers on my bike were quite odd too. I assumed that the bike could be one of those Serverta Lambrettas so I called up Brooklynbretta. The guy there told me over the phone that it was a Serverta and that all old nypd bikes were servertas. He kept telling me that my bike has the air filter vents, etc. Despite explaining to him that it did not. Eventually he believed me and then began to urge me to sell it to him. Brooklynbretta offered me a clean complete Indian GP, shipped free of charge to my door for my then 'project' NYPD special. It was explained to me that the bike was "not worth much" and that I should sell it or take the trade for the Indian bike. Though I greatly appreciated his kindness. I was not going to fall for letting go of me bike. The name Innocenti is legendary and there are far fewer of these Italian made examples in the west. Anyhow though they were not the first chaps who have tried to convince me that my bike is "worthless". Indeed it is a good joke, however though I began the process of putting the ol girl back together. A task that I take much pride in. I shall not make this bike a daily rider as its history and value as a cultural relic should be preserved. Perhaps I may sell it one day in the future. As for trades, the only thing I would trade her for would perhaps be an Italian SX200 or a V3$p@ GS160. But even then I do cherish the NYPD bike quite a bit and parting with it would not be easy. These bikes have a spirit and the essence of those Italian craftsman lives on in these machines. Italians are masters of art and for me Lambretta is art in the most modernist and purest sense. The Bike was garaged kept almost all of its life. So there is little to no rust on the thing. A lot of weird stuff got preserved too. Like some sort of marker writing on the back of the toolbox door. It looks like perhaps writing/markings from the Milan factory? I will take a photo of it and put it on the forum. When I bought the bike I received a lot of extra stuff too like extra floorboards, rims and more. All stamped with Innocenti from the 1960's. When the bike was sole to me I was told that it was partially in the middle of a rebuild in the mid 70's. So I received it's piston new in the (old) box, the barrel had been bored out to 175cc and never run in. A lot of the parts have the same innocent stamp, w/letters, which is prominent on everything. I was very lucky to get this bike. I shall continue to take care of her and bring her back to life. on the odd side again. just out of curiosity I listed the bike online once and got a contact from a head person at the Denver Sheriffs department, they wanted to buy the bike in its current partially assembled state for $10,000. I was quite taken back by the offer. Though it was quite nice I had to pass, though I do want to ensure that this bike one day finds its way into a private collection or museum of some sort.
    3 Points
  12. Not sure if this helps, this was the raffle scooter from 2009 Jammy in ABQ. (not my photos- can't find mine several cameras and computers later) http://scoot.net/gallery/pic.html?pic=374433 http://<IMG SRC="http://scoot.net/gallery/2009/07/lambrettajamboree/ScottWally/small_100_0477.JPG" WIDTH="640" HEIGHT="480"> here's another: DSC_0279 by Kenyon Mobley, on Flickr A pro photographer got a mess of photos too here: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2025558&id=1072747742&l=d084ef806b
    3 Points
  13. Spiderwebb

    Show your DL !!!!!

    '69 DL-150 before I painted exhaust black
    3 Points
  14. MarkH

    rubber anti-rattle body kit question

    Yep
    2 Points
  15. MarkH

    Any one have info on this disc brake?

    Tino's sand cast disc would come disassembled and unpainted. And also at a much higher price. I'm guessing this to be left over inventory that they have found or bought from the manufacture over there after the collapse of ScootRS or someone else is now offering these. If it is, they would be pressure cast - not perfect but better than Tino's in my opinion.
    2 Points
  16. vegansydney

    rubber anti-rattle body kit question

    Unique to models fitted with fiberglass fenders?
    2 Points
  17. vdublammy

    Keeping original paint

    Also, u will want to change or weld up the front hub back plate. It's a weak design.
    2 Points
  18. Andrew Hinkle

    Keeping original paint

    Hi guys, I'm new to LCUSA and I just purchased my first two lambrettas. I've been into V3&#036;p@s for awhile and small motorcycles since I was a kid. I enjoy the patina look and I just got ahold of a pair of survivors that are all in original paint and i was wondering what the best way to go about preserving it might be? There's quite a bit of surface rust on the li125. That side panel is more rusty than the one on the other side which is a nice blue color. Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!
    2 Points
  19. bobby65

    Show your DL !!!!!

    1970 Italian gp 200 out of the U.K.
    2 Points
  20. scooterhauler

    scooter transport jamboree 2017

    now is a good time to start planning, I do have a few spots open with round trip options. I'm thinking a special round trip rate of $700 if youre ove 800 miles away from rally. rate may change slightly under 800 miles depending where youre at. if you do want the transport you will have to reserve a spot, there will be a non refundable deposit of $100 to hold your spot. note, your scooter may be in transport for up to 2 months. while in transport it will be stored in lock and key storage in layover spot. let me know if youre interested, thanks james
    1 Points
  21. vegansydney

    Any one have info on this disc brake?

    I'd highly recommend you swap the actuator out for one that has a high tensile center washer. The few repros I've seen don't come with them. Campagnolo designed them this way for a reason. Last thing you want is the actuator to split apart when jamming on the brakes.
    1 Points
  22. upjettr

    Any one have info on this disc brake?

    I have a Campagnolo one for sale. It's already been powdercoated Cardinal blue. It's beautiful.
    1 Points
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  24. siobhan ellis

    1967 LI150/SX SIII NYPD SPecial

    Now I understand where the confusion lies. Not referring to the colour of your scoot. Absolutely, as Innocenti, it should be Green and White. I was pointing out that you said there were only 2 combinations, green and White or Blue and White. I was pointing out that you missed the middle version, which was All White. 'The original Italian (Green and White) bikes had given way to the Spanish Servertas. Which sported green and white paint schemes for a brief period before switching over to the Blue and White pattern which is in use by the NYPD to this day.' So that should say: 'The Original Italian (Green and White) bikes gave way to the Spanish Eibar Lambrettas, which were all white, and then to the Spanish Serveta. Which switched over to the Blue and White pattern which is in use by the NYPD to this day.'
    1 Points
  25. siobhan ellis

    1967 LI150/SX SIII NYPD SPecial

    Did you read what I wrote? Innocenti, painted Green and White (which you have, and I believe Gene has) Eibar, painted all White (Which is what I have) Serveta, painted Blue and White (which is the most common one you see) 3 stages. Innocenti, Eibar, Serveta. I think you need to check again with Gene (By the way, we are running a FB page on classic scooter emergency vehicles). Here's mine:
    1 Points
  26. dirtyhandslopez

    EuroLambretta ITALY 2017 Contest

    Got ma' package, nice one K-dog.
    1 Points
  27. Lambrettayeroc

    Show your DL !!!!!

    Go here Stu! http://www.scooterlab.uk/product/coast-coast-lambretta-screen-gp-dl-type/
    1 Points
  28. Lambrettayeroc

    rubber anti-rattle body kit question

    That's correct. The GT 200 Fb group will be all over this.
    1 Points
  29. TRs

    Any one have info on this disc brake?

    I asked if this was the ScootRS part and if it was sand cast or injected, SIP's response: This article isn’t from ScootRS, it's made by a different supplier.Also we don't have an info about how it's made.Kind regards Max Reiter
    1 Points
  30. Mike Anhalt

    Keeping original paint

    There isn't much paint on either one of those to preserve but what Stu says is right. Carefully remove, clean and rust remover each steel part. Even then the rust will come back. Your best action would be to have them blasted to bare metal and restored correctly (if you want them to last another 60 years). If you decide to let go of that Series1, I've been looking for a S1 LI125 to complete my 125 LI to DL collection (just throwing that out there).
    1 Points
  31. Arne

    choke cable on mikuni tmx35

    I have always got the standard kits to work without too much trouble. you can inspect the choke bleeder hole from the back of the carb and see how much the travel lifts the plunger. you can use your phone's LED light to peek in there.
    1 Points
  32. vegansydney

    choke cable on mikuni tmx35

    A number of the existing cable conversion kits (i.e. Sudco #002-351) will not allow full travel of the choke plunger or the standard Lambretta choke actuating lever. For full travel of the choke plunger (and Lambretta choke lever), the plunger can be machined or swapped for a Keihin PWK choke plunger. To fit the length of the spring, I'm running a machined brass adapter. This fits between the carb body and the standard fitting cable adjuster (as found in most conversion kits). If you PM me I'll send you some pictures and specs.
    1 Points
  33. vegansydney

    bullet connector source

    For those on the East Coast, I'd highly recommend Cycle Terminal.
    1 Points
  34. jheadley

    bullet connector source

    Well he seems ok by me, he combined the 2 orders and returned the extra shipping without my asking.
    1 Points
  35. Stu, That is how I'll be doing it. I'm stripping a Jet frame to modify for this. Made me sad to remove the floor struts, as I've always had an attitude in favor of preservation - but fuck it.
    1 Points
  36. Lambrettayeroc

    1967 LI150/SX SIII NYPD SPecial

    Interesting bike. I bet it's had quite a history it could tell.
    1 Points
  37. Jeggers926

    Greetings Folks

    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! I'm really glad that I joined this community. I just got my pack of goodies in the mail yesterday, super impressed! Now if my work schedule and the weather would ease up, I can get some more miles on this lovely machine!
    1 Points
  38. ScottWally

    Winnipeg Aaron's Lambro and Cento

    Now finished - many of you saw them in Duluth.
    1 Points
  39. Jeggers926

    Greetings Folks

    One of the first things I noticed was how well the design of that parking pass fits the style of the Jet. My FIL retired from Boeing. Hell, my wife has memories of being driven to pre-school on this scooter!
    1 Points
  40. Jeggers926

    Greetings Folks

    I'm working on it. But first I need to get this Jet looked over, and fully legal (inspection)!
    1 Points
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  42. vdublammy

    SX 200 dealer special restoration barn find

    Assembled clutch,chain, tensioner, and top end.
    1 Points
  43. vdublammy

    SX 200 dealer special restoration barn find

    More progress
    1 Points
  44. Stu

    Ser.3TV RB22 Project

    Still need to sort out the headset and change out the needle jet
    1 Points
  45. Matt Rego

    2017 Lambretta Jamboree

    Booked!
    1 Points
  46. BrooklynPete

    2017 Lambretta Jamboree

    All Booked and ready to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    1 Points
  47. upjettr

    Low Sound/Loss of power

    Just get a cheapie multi meter from hardware store. The values you are looking for are listed in Sticky book. That video seem to point to a lean condition. I had that exact thing when I was using a Dellorto with a bellmounth that was blocking one of the intake holes.
    1 Points
  48. biminyrd

    Show your DL !!!!!

    Great looking DL's. Heres' mine: Anyone need/want a DL Giuliari seat frame?
    1 Points
  49. tsc

    Show your DL !!!!!

    http://m.flickr.com/lightbox?id=7523405118 1969 DL125/185 Imola
    1 Points
  50. Stu

    Bad A!!! Street Sleeper Project Pt.3

    In 2008 I started this project and in 2009 I had almost completed it. Then I had an issue, there was a coolant leak and I needed to get a thermostat housing welded to the head. I sent it out to be delt with got the cylinder back and shuffled it to the back of my garage because I got sick of dealing with it. Everything is custom so anything that needed attention was an excersise in problem solving. Fast forward to 2013. I was going to finish it for not summit point but a friend of mine turned me onto the scooter drags in Indiana and I thought I could finish in time. It was untested in its current state and with the changes I was worried about cooling system not working correctly. Not for any particular reason, just worried. Went for a ride yesterday and it runs perfect! Stays well cool and runs scary fast. Im only leaving that seat on for the drags. I have a more normal one to replace it. It's a 1974 Serveta stock color with subtle pearl over top with a watercooled extensivly ported TS1 with weisco piston, 18/47 af 6 plate clutch, gp gearbox. The fit of the bodywork is not perfect. I'd like to see how it would stack up against an RB. Any questions, let me know. Done. Thanks to V.Mross for the work on the case and cylinder CS Engineering for cylinder head work http://www.csengineering.fsnet.co.uk/ Mark Tidd also known as "pride" on this forum whos patience and help has been without limit. http://www.flickr.com/photos/anne-mark-photos/ Scooters O and Jet200 for the little bits and not so little bits. and Mark Lorenz of Hellbent Fabrication for , well the fabrication. Hellbent Fab. LLC 301 E.Liberty St. Lancaster, PA 17602 (717) 735 5034 Check out the older pictures: http://www.lambretta.org/message/viewtopic.php?t=6455&highlight= http://www.lambretta.org/message/viewtopic.php?t=9327&highlight=
    1 Points