Bajaj scooter update 13

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Bajaj scooter update 13 The Bajaj has had quite a few additions as it has evolved from Barry the Bajaj into The Black Roughie. In effect the Bajaj has become the test bed for all things scooter and will continue to be “adjusted” as time permits. It has been a great learning tool as I have been lucky […]

Bajaj scooter update 12

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Bajaj scooter update 12 Its funny the things you learn as you pull your scooter to pieces and then put it back together again. I am not a vespa expert by any means but have acquired a pretty good knowledge about scooter engines, wiring, exhausts, tyres, forks, wheels, carburetors, stands, bodywork, painting, seats and pretty […]

Bajaj scooter update 10

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Bajaj scooter update 10 The Bajaj Super was a two-stroke 150 cc motor scooter produced in India by Bajaj Auto between 1976 and 2006. Early models were a licensed reproduction of the Italian-made eight-inch-wheeled Vespa Super. Production continued even after the licence agreement with Vespa expired in 1977. In response, Vespa’s parent company Piaggio filed patent […]

Vespa SS180 update 1

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Vespa SS180 update 1 I finally got most of the SS180 sorted out. There’s been a few changes made to it since purchasing it last year and I was going to run it in the Mille Miglia but had to change to the PX200 at the last minute. Most of the changes are just upgrades […]

Bajaj scooter update 8

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Bajaj scooter update 8 The journey continues…. So I got all the extra bits I needed installed and put humpty back together again, then added oil to the gearbox and fresh fuel in the tank. Took it off the lift and onto the stand, gave it some choke and tried to start it. Nada….zip…….zilch……harumph. Checked […]

Bajaj scooter update 7

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Bajaj scooter update 7 Hmm. The Bajaj has been left in the naughty corner for a bit after going “bang” the last time I tried to start it. I assumed the piston would have a hole in it but after opening the motor up, found it was fine. One thing I did notice was the […]

Bajaj scooter update 6

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Bajaj scooter update 6 OK. Still haven’t fixed the lights as Barry now has a fuel issue… The motor now runs but the carburetor leaks and if you leave the fuel tap on it empties on the floor – BAD BAD Bajaj !! Harumph! So, now I have got a new needle and float and […]

Bajaj scooter update 3

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Bajaj scooter update 3 The Bajaj has totally new wiring ordered as a complete CDI kit with an additional keyswitch and wiring loom from Scoots RS. Ive put the ignition switch just above the choke, however getting the loom up through to the horn, headlight and handlebar switch wasn’t so straight forward. You get a […]