I was discussing the Stebel AirHorn in Lygon Street yesterday and recommended the modern Vespa Wiki as having instructions. However this description by Pete Gailey is much clearer and I used the same…Continue
I don't think there's any need to translate the latest post on the Tontons site to realise that Julie and Greg will receive a warm welcome in Paris.P't'être bien Mais oui, si toute l'eau a fini de…Continue
"Jo, the biggest advantage of the master key is that you can use it to program blank blue keys.
You can do it yourself on your scooter.
It means that you can purchase a blank blue key and have it cut anywhere and then program it yourself."
I think that Vespa keys are compatible with Fiat keys so it might be worth checking with a Fiat dealer.
The key that can be copied from a non master key will obviously not be a master but it will be a totally reliable spare.
If I'm any…"
We're meeting at Dr Morse Cafe, 274 Johnston St, which is also the entrance to Victoria Park Station. We park behind the pillars just under the yellow railway bridge. Plenty of space there, the food is excellent and there'll be an industrial grunge atmosphere. Come along!New members are always very very welcome.…See More
"Robert, you are probably right but it is still possible for a battery to behave as you say and still be faulty and unable to handle a load. My GTS250 battery when it died was on a smart charger and charged 100% but did exactly what your scooter is…"
"Robert I can't find any useful information in the manual about starter relay maintenance so you probably should follow Rolf's idea as being the most likely problem.
I am still not 100% convinced about your battery and you can confirm it by…"
The relay contacts could have high resistance.
I'm not sure of it's location on the ET4 but I have the manual so out of curiosity will see what I can find out. If that's not the problem then Rolf's suggestion is…"
"Robert as well as the battery condition I should have mentioned making sure the battery terminals are clean and tight, any slight resistance there can cause what I think you are describing. If they are ok then you are into the other more…"
I could be way off the mark here but I remember seeing a potential electrical problem area on the Px.
It is the spring loaded contacts that are connected when the engine cowl is in place. I think it is a 12 volt line.
Someone with a Px could…"
I'm always hesitant to give technical advice because of limited knowledge and also it is hard to diagnose things remotely.
Just reading what you say I couldn't tell whether you've thought of changing the spark plug in case…"
The second Sunday of every month is Melbourne's regular get together for a delicious breakfast and Vespa conversation from 8.30 - 10.30. This is an opportunity for regulars to catch up and also allows any new interested Vespa riders to join in. Everyone is genuinely made welcome.SELF PRESERVATION (PELLEGRINIS CNR)"Top of Bourke St" …See More