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1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vincent Stok yesterday. 16 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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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…"
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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…"
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Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"thanks, i didnt know how to display the photos like that"
Sunday
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…"
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Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"photos "
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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…"
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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…"
Saturday
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…"
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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
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"haha i think about it, the gf would be happy with that colour.  The scooter is stored indoors but yes it is a good idea for drainage holes"
Oct 11
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"I haven't seen one in pink yet Alessio...could be an opportunity to make a bold statement! PS. I think (unless there's something unforeseen) it should all be done well within a fortnight. I'm about to go out and do the repairs on the…"
Oct 11
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"looks great, just don't know what colour to do it???"
Oct 11
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Take 3..."
Oct 10
Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Day 2 (10.10.17) The repairs on the scooter body today included: welding closed various extraneous holes, punctures and tears in the metal panel work. Straigtening the sides (and some welding on the rear section) of the scooter so that the rear…"
Oct 10
Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Number 6 fortunately"
Oct 9
Greg_ replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"Hi Vincent Good on you for taking on the job. Can't wait to see the progress shots. I always shudder when people drill holes in their scooters."
Oct 9

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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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Vincent Stok replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
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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…"
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Alessio replied to Vincent Stok's discussion 1973 Vespa Super_Body Repairs
"thanks, i didnt know how to display the photos like that"
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