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WTB - 8 inch rims for VBC 150 Super

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lang Feb 8. 2 Replies

Wanted to buy - 8 inch rims to fit VBC 150 Super  - 3 required.Preferably with good tyres Also have 4 in total 8 to 10 inch conversion rims to sell or swap for the 8 inch versions if anybody is…Continue

Carburetor for VBC 150 super.

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lang on Tuesday. 8 Replies

Hi all,some months back I bought a ex SA PMG VBC 150 in bits that required reassembly & repair.It is now back together and going on club plates next week.Even though it is no rocket ship I have…Continue

WTB - 10 inch classic Vespa rim to use as a spare.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rolf Dec 30, 2018. 1 Reply

WTB - 10 inch classic Vespa rim to use as a spare - see attached photo.Continue

Mobile Phone based offline navigation - no mobile network required.

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lang on Thursday. 4 Replies

After looking at ways to mount a phone on my GTS 300 I found a suitable water-resistant holder / cover (not water proof!) unit for $12 on eBay.…Continue

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James Lang replied to James Lang's discussion Mobile Phone based offline navigation - no mobile network required.
"The battery pack I used would only put out power once a button was pressed, and timed out after a couple of hours....I am going to replace it with a unit that puts out power all the time it is plugged in to the phone."
Thursday

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Ants Elliott replied to James Lang's discussion Mobile Phone based offline navigation - no mobile network required.
"Great Post James! Thanks for the simple and easty to understand advice and leads. I'll be adopting this for all of my two wheel navigation needs! I've got a cheap but reliable Motorola phone so I'm not so precious about its…"
Thursday

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Kruisin’ to Kernot Food and Wine Store South Gippsland NEW DATE Saturday 16th March 2019 at The Kernot Food and Wine Store

March 16, 2019 from 10:30am to 3pm
It’s the day before St Patrick’s Day! What better way to celebrate than to ride through rolling green hills of South Gippsland to Kernot. Gippsland riders - meet at Gippy Goat at 10am for a coffee. At 10.30am we will ride on the back roads via Poowong, avoiding the highway. This ride is suitable for all, and we’d love to see some members from Melbourne and the southeast suburbs come along! New members are always welcome too! Meet us there!Lunch at 12 - Kernot Store offers delicious wood fired…See More
Tuesday

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James Lang replied to James Lang's discussion Carburetor for VBC 150 super.
"Hi David, I used a 55/160 idle jet and a 160/BE3/100 for the main "stack". 105 was a little bit too rich at full throttle. I think I have gained some extra performance (on Sunday I managed to reach 80 kmh a few times!) but the 10 inch…"
Tuesday

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James Lang commented on Jo Wilson's event 'Mirboo North Italian Festa with the Gippsland Crew! 10th February 2019'
"You probably guessed that "Team Yellow Support" are our daughters Madeline and Erica enjoying a nice bowl of pasta....tey just turned up in yellow - no prompting from me.  There was quite a few comments from people along the lines of…"
Tuesday

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Chris Cole replied to James Lang's discussion Mobile Phone based offline navigation - no mobile network required.
"I use a quadlock mirror stem mount, it’s fantastic. Have to buy a special cover with option to purchase waterproof ‘poncho’ which goes over the front of the phone. All up around $130."
Tuesday

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James Lang commented on Jo Wilson's event 'Mirboo North Italian Festa with the Gippsland Crew! 10th February 2019'
Feb 11

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James Lang commented on Jo Wilson's event 'Mirboo North Italian Festa with the Gippsland Crew! 10th February 2019'
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James Lang commented on Jo Wilson's event 'Jindivick or Bust! Sunday 17th February 2019 @ Jindi Caf'
"I will be on call for work :( :("
Feb 11

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James Lang replied to James Lang's discussion WTB - 8 inch rims for VBC 150 Super
"All good - have sourced the correct 8" rims."
Feb 8

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James Lang replied to James Lang's discussion WTB - 8 inch rims for VBC 150 Super
"David Atkinson's advice... As it came for the factory, the VBC Super was designed to have 8” wheels. If you have 10” wheels then something is amiss. Perhaps you have wheel rim extenders. That is, a metal annulus that allows you to…"
Feb 7

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WTB - 8 inch rims for VBC 150 Super

Wanted to buy - 8 inch rims to fit VBC 150 Super  - 3 required.Preferably with good tyres Also have 4 in total 8 to 10 inch conversion rims to sell or swap for the 8 inch versions if anybody is interested.Regards,James. See More
Feb 7

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James Lang replied to James Lang's discussion Carburetor for VBC 150 super.
"Yes - up and running. Off to the Mirboo North Italian Fiesta on Sunday. 70-75kmh with a tail wind 65-70 kmh with a head wind ...add 5kmh when a big truck goes past and you get in the slipstream... While in pieces crankshaft bearings / seals replaced…"
Feb 6

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James Lang replied to James Lang's discussion Carburetor for VBC 150 super.
Feb 6

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David Atkinson replied to James Lang's discussion Carburetor for VBC 150 super.
"Hi James, its great to see the photos of your Super in bits ’n pieces and nice to know this kind of work is not new to you. I've currently got my P200E motor apart all over the dinning room table. A leaky clutch side oil seal needs…"
Feb 6

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James Lang replied to James Lang's discussion Carburetor for VBC 150 super.
"Hi David,  I bought the VBC from a man in Port Melbourne who was given to him by his father, so I do not know about the gear ratio change. It had a problem with the cruciform gear selector mechanism....he pulled it apart and then found himself…"
Feb 6

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2009 GTS300 & 1973 VBC 150 super

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At 17:37 on November 18, 2018, Tufan said…

Around the Bay 2018 - The Geelong Riders will be leaving The Edge at 7am sharp. We'll keep an eye out for you, but won't be able to stop

At 19:41 on March 12, 2015,
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Julie Pond
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Hi James

Welcome to our site, hope you enjoy having a look around.  I hear we might get to meet you this weekend.

Cheers Julie

At 10:20 on March 11, 2015,
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Greg_
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Hi James and welcome to the website. We'll be up your way on the weekend.

 
 
 

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