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Piaggio video.1940 ->

Started this discussion. Last reply by John May 18, 2017. 3 Replies

Some interesting watching hereContinue

Bunbury 2016 --Australian Classic Scooter Mille

Started this discussion. Last reply by adam elliott Jan 1, 2017. 3 Replies

Here is a video I put together from my trip to WA this year. 1000Km in two days on classic scooter!.2017 is in QLDContinue

My Easter fun

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Apr 19, 2016. 5 Replies

Over Easter, some friends and I attended the Penrite Broadford Bike Bonanza.It was a fantastic weekend camping with lots of other vintage bike nutters. These ranged from classic road race bikes to…Continue

Tags: Broadford, Racing, Vespa

Vespa VBA 150 project

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Jan 25, 2016. 4 Replies

I have a 1959 Vespa VBA 150, all in undercoat and pretty much ready to paint.The engine was running before removal. The scooter was previously red. I believe it was an ex postie scooter.…Continue


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Rolf replied to Robert Meurant's discussion ET4 starter motor.
"Your description sounds like the starter pinion. If the starter motor spins and the engine doesn’t, the pinion sounds like the culprit."
Feb 16

Rolf replied to paul bishop's discussion Carburettor upgrade
"I was running the 26.26g on a ported Malossi 166 with a tuned pipe.  I think your next step should be to put something like a SIP road exhaust on. This will give more performance improvement than a bigger carburetor on your setup.  Note…"
Feb 14

Rolf replied to paul bishop's discussion Carburettor upgrade
"I have a 26.26g which is a good upgrade if you are running a performance barrel and exhaust.  If you do go to the 26mm, the inlet into the crankcase should be opened up to match the larger opening of the carburetor. This involves splitting the…"
Feb 14

Rolf commented on David Atkinson's event 'Back of the Ranges Ride - 19 January 2020'
"Looks like a great day planned. I looked at the streetview. My guess would be Phil and Matilda"
Dec 20, 2019

Rolf might attend David Atkinson's event

Back of the Ranges Ride - 19 January 2020 at Lorna Cafe, Ferntree Gully

January 19, 2020 from 11am to 3:30pm
Ride DescriptionFor those of you who are around mid-January, this shortish half-day ride through cool green hills to the far side of the Dandenong Ranges will offer a welcome respite from the heat of a Melbourne summer. It is suitable for all scooters and levels of experience. At 125-kms, absolute beginners might consider this to be a longish ride but it is easily doable. The ride will be taken at a leisurely pace so that we can enjoy the beautiful scenery. The route is very different from…See More
Dec 20, 2019

Rolf replied to Craig Fillingham's discussion Oil leak
"Could it be that the auto lube two stroke oil is leaking off the gearbox from the carburetor area?"
Nov 18, 2019

Rolf is attending Greg_'s event

Monthly Melbourne Breakfast & Annual General Mtg SUN 10 Nov at Dr Morse - Victoria Park Station

November 10, 2019 from 8:30am to 10:30am
We will also be holding the VCoM Annual General Meeting at this breakfast. We have reserved back yard for the breakfast from 8.30 AM. Please make your way there and order your breakfast or coffee on the way through.  The AGM will be held at 9.30AM SHARP for 30mins.I hope to see lots of members at this breakfast meeting as we do need to have quorum for the AGM.APPOINT A PROXY: …See More
Oct 16, 2019

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Vespa Model(s) you own
1959 VBA1T 150, 1964 Small frame 50s, 1957 VB1 150, 1948 Ape 125

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At 22:02 on August 17, 2017, Tiffany Heares said…
Hi Rolf can you tell me if your 1961 VNB is a 1T model? If so I wondered if I could ask a few questions
At 8:38 on November 21, 2014,

ta thanks - Rolf 

At 20:38 on June 14, 2014,
Clinton Ford
Hi Rolf,
Do you still have the 177 motor for sale?
At 11:54 on August 13, 2013, Dennis said…
Rolf, thanks for your reply and yes I'm thinking about... maybe one more?? Cheers Dennis
At 9:59 on August 13, 2013, Dennis said…
Rolf, could you please give me the name and contact number of the transport company you used to get your scooter down from Queensland. Cheers Dennis
At 22:39 on July 24, 2013,
Julie Pond

LOL no pressure Rolf...:)

At 19:46 on July 24, 2013,
Julie Pond

Hi Rolf

Didn't realise that I hadn't asked you to be my friend on this site so just letting you know here that I requested the 10% discount be added to your Quest booking which was approved...:)

Cheers Julie

ps I hope you accept my friend request lol..

At 21:04 on July 21, 2013, Dennis said…
Rolf, see you at the next club breakfast.... Cheers Rally Boy
At 12:40 on May 13, 2013,

I was outbid on the scooter Rolf.

At 9:35 on March 11, 2013,


HI rolf

Try this site for some starters


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