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So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Stampton Jul 12. 8 Replies

So 10,000km has rolled around since the GTS300 moved to our place with receipts for a service and belt change.....Thought I should replace the belt, this is what I saw when I opened up the…Continue

Tags: REPLACEMENT, BELT

GTS Full Size Windscreen / Windshield / Fairing

Started Apr 12 0 Replies

I have an as new Full Size Faco Windscreen / Windshield / Fairing to suit a GTS250 GTS300.…Continue

MISS MARCH - LEONGATHA

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Pond Mar 23. 3 Replies

I know she is famous,I know she is stylish,I know she is a paparazzi gift,But who would think she would turn up on a rural shire council office wall??????…Continue

terrible when you are required to ride your GTS to the Prom for a meeting.....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Stampton Sep 14, 2017. 2 Replies

terrible when you are required to ride your GTS to the Prom for a meeting.....Continue

 

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Paul Stampton commented on Greg_'s event 'Grampians National Scooter Rally 29-31 March 2019'
"We have registered and paid and have booked accomodation at the Caravan Park. We will be riding up on the Friday morning with the group. Paul & Judy Red Vespa GTS300"
Nov 19

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Grampians National Scooter Rally 29-31 March 2019 at Halls Gap, Gariwerd

March 29, 2019 at 6am to March 31, 2019 at 5pm
The National Scooter Rally is an event for all scooters and this year will be held in Victoria at The Grampians, over three days from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st of March. There will be great rides organized and meet scooterists from around the country. We are expecting a big club turnout.We have booked club accommodation for 38 at the lovely Grampia…See More
Nov 19

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Paul Stampton replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"Thanks for the pictures David - that is what I was expecting to see rather than the eaten version in mine, and yes Julie I am suspicious that the belt is the original and was not replaced as per the workshop docket supplied with the scooter…"
Jul 12

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Paul Stampton replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"Thanks for the pictures David - that is what I was expecting to see rather than the eaten version in mine, and yes Julie I am suspicious that the belt is the original and was not replaced as per the workshop docket supplied with the scooter…"
Jul 12

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Julie Pond replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"By the looks of your belt Paul, you were very very lucky, it could be the original belt or a very dodgy one."
Jul 11

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David Atkinson replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"Gosh Paul, that's a funny looking belt. Here are some pictures of a used one off a GTS250 which got serviced last week. It has done 20,000 kms and still looks okay. I wonder if it depends on how you ride it? Frank at Vespa House says he is now…"
Jul 11

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Paul Stampton replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"No writting left on the belt so it could be aftermarket or OEM? The Variator etc all seemed fine - no groves or wear marks, rollers all worn but round etc. New belt is Piaggio from GPS Imports - I will give it a few thousand km and have a…"
Jul 9

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Bob replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"Several possibilities Paul.  The first two that come to my mind would be whether the belt is a genuine Piaggio O.E.M. one or is there another mechanical problem causing the wear."
Jul 9

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Paul Stampton replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"Well, perhaps the receipt for belt replacement was a lie and this is 22,000km of use?"
Jul 9

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Greg_ replied to Paul Stampton's discussion So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............
"oops There goes my theory about running them up to 15"
Jul 9

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So you think a drive belt should last 10,000km...............

So 10,000km has rolled around since the GTS300 moved to our place with receipts for a service and belt change.....Thought I should replace the belt, this is what I saw when I opened up the case....mmmm wonder how much longer that would have lasted?PaulSSee More
Jul 8

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Annual Round the Bay Ride - Sun 09 Dec at Round Port Phillip Bay

December 9, 2018 from 7am to 5pm
 A ride for everyone. A core group rides around the bay on a tight schedule involving as many riders as possible. The target is 100 + rider participation. You can ride one, two legs, or right the way round. It's all about your choice. Be at one the meeting points with a full tank and geared up and ready to…See More
May 25

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Gippsland Monthly Catch Up @ The Jindi Caf’ Jindivick Sunday 17th June at The Jindi Caf’

June 17, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
Let’s do lunch at The Jindi Caf’ Jindivick. Meet at Gippstown Cafe at Old Gippstown, Lloyd St, Moe at 10.30am for a coffee. At 11.15am we will wind our way through to Jindivick taking in the beauty of our local area! If you’re riding from Melbourne to join us, keep an eye out for David and Pete’s ride leaving Mitcham to meet us at 12.30pm for a delicious lunch. At 2.00pm it’s back on our Vespa to cruise home via Bona Vista, finishing around 3pm at Apex Park Car Park, Waterloo Rd, Moe.Please…See More
May 25

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Paul Stampton replied to Greg_'s discussion Check out the RACV Royalauto 5 page spread
"Nice pics as well! PaulS"
May 11

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Gippsland to Inverloch for Fish and Chips! Sunday 20th May at Inverloch

May 20, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
Join us as we ride from Traralgon to Inverloch and grab fish and chips (or whatever takes your fancy!) for lunch in the park!Leaving Traralgon at 10am we'll wind our way to Mirboo North for a coffee break. At 11.15am we continue on to Inverloch, meeting for lunch at 12.30pm. If you’re riding from Melbourne this is a great place to meet up and join the second half of the ride :)At 1.30pm we'll depart for Drouin via Poowong. We can take a break here if needed, before heading home via the M1 (east…See More
May 11

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Paul Stampton commented on Jo Wilson's event 'Gippsland Monthly Breakfast SUN 15th April - New members welcome!'
"Sorry guys Grandson's Birthday!! Paul and Judy Red Vespa GTS300"
Apr 12

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At 16:53 on January 25, 2017, Tufan said…

The ride has been changed to SUNDAY 29th
All other details remain unchanged

At 20:17 on November 15, 2016,
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Hi Paul

Welcome to the site... hope you enjoy having a look at what we get up to..

Cheers Julie

 
 
 

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