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1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alessio on Monday. 23 Replies

I got another call from Roberto (Vespa Wizard) re: a '1973 Vespa (auto lube) Super' that a customer of his brought in for extensive mechanical refurbishment. Apart from the mechanical work, the body…Continue

Tony's Classic Scooter Body Repairs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Jul 13. 6 Replies

Roberto (the Vespa Wizard) called me a while back enquiring as to whether I'd be interested in doing a few body repairs on another classic scooter...a 1977 Vespa PX125 owned by his friend, Tony.…Continue

Unibus_The car on 2 wheels

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vincent Stok May 17. 2 Replies

The comment below was made on another forum that I post to. I have no idea as to its historical validity!"On the subject of scooters was this the inspiration for Vespa? Made in 1922 (twenty years…Continue

Vespa Postie Scooter Surgery

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff May 20. 36 Replies

I got a call from Roberto (the Vespa Wizard) about an interesting/rare Vespa Postie scooter he'd found. It'd been garaged since the mid 1980s but had suffered considerable corrosion to it's…Continue

 

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Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Hi Vince, I did too like the darker blue but i have a few things already that colour eg my car and another vespa so thought a lighter option would suit better and it will spend most of its time in my house so will looks really nice"
Monday
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Great to see the progress occurring on your scoot Alessio. Looking forward to seeing the colour you finally settle on. PS. I really did like the deep blue colour that was your first choice. In my view more of an extravert statement...but each to…"
Monday
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Mind you he has put his other jobs on hold as my accessory's were sand blasted and needed paint asap. hoping 2 weeks it will be at the wizards ready for assembly "
Sunday
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Hi guys, Update on the Super. My spray painter has been doing quite a bit of work every night after his day job. he has gotten the body 100% and managed to match the colour i wanted with a Peugeot blue but ive had a change of heart to a lighter…"
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Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
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Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
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Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
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Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Hi Julie...just Vince is fine. I thought some pictorial tech may interest some of the VCM enthusiasts. I also think it's great that Alessio is going to continue with this blog highlighting the work to bring his scooter back to life. Posting…"
Oct 16
Julie Pond replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"My goodness Vincent, that is some mighty fine work you have done on this vespa and thank you for sharing it is great to see what can be done to restore these old girls. Love the color you have chosen for it also Alessio... looking forward to seeing…"
Oct 16
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"thanks, i didnt know how to display the photos like that"
Oct 16
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"That's great news Alessio I'm pleased that your 'paint' and body' mates are happy with the result. Nice colour choice and I'll certainly look forward to seeing it in paint...and eventually the finished article.  I…"
Oct 16
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"photos "
Oct 15
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Picked up the frame today from Vince. Dropped it off to my panel beater spray painter. He works for a prestige repair company and does close mates home jobs for something to do. He has quite impressed with the work that has been done to the frame…"
Oct 15
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Day. 5   14.10.17Finished the remaining work on the scooter body today. The work focused primarily on cleaning/preparing the  panel surfaces for etch primer. This product provides a good key for the following coats of primer, primer…"
Oct 14
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Alessio's Scooter Repairs.  Day 3.   12.10.17With virtually all of the metal work repairs completed, the focus for today is leading over the finished welds and other imperfections on the body and rear covers that require…"
Oct 13
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Scooter Repairs. Day 3.  1108.17I spent a good portion of the day repairing the LHS rear cover. The work focused on remaking, then fitting the corroded rear section of the cover (from flat panel steel), ensuring the outer cover profile fitted…"
Oct 11

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Racked my Scooter

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 16:00 9 Comments

I post to a few forums but this setup looks a little different to me! So I'll give it my best shot. I bought a scooter on impulse about 6 weeks ago. During a morning walk I happened past Roberto's (The Vespa Wizard) workshop. After the pleasantries and some 'oohing and ahhing' I noticed a pretty little green Vespa Sprint in the back of the shop. My wife's motorbike was destroyed in a fire a number of years ago and so I thought this would be a great replacement. Marion was with me...so it…

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At 22:17 on May 3, 2017, Julie Pond said…

Hi Vincent

Welcome to our site, hope you can come along and meet us sometime soon.

Cheers Julie

 
 
 

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