Bajaj scooter update 14

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Bajaj scooter update 14 Sante has come early in the Southern Scoot workshop with new parts for the Black Roughie and some other projects on the go. Hopefully, the Bajaj will be the next scoot to complete next years MotoTT (which most scooterists still call the Mille) and its time for some new bits and pieces […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bajaj scooter update 2

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Bajaj scooter update 2 I finally got Janes bajaj scooter back together and am now just testing the new electrical system after completing most of the jobs for this scooter. Just as well there’s no invoice for my time… Joblist Complete rewiring for CDI, and key ignition. New flywheel, engine gaskets , oil seals, etc […]

Bajaj scooter update 1

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Bajaj scooter update 1 I have now pulled the motor out of the Bajaj to get the kick start shaft replaced. Finding some information on the scooter has been interesting to say the least, apparently the Indian manufacturer Bajaj made some scooters out of parts from various Italian model machines. This explains why a lot of scooterists […]

Bajaj 150 Scooter

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Bajaj 150 Scooter Finding parts for the 42L2 has been problematic at best so that project is on hold at the moment. We recently got a bajaj 150¬†scooter off Trade me. It’s complete and runs well but has a couple of things that need fixed. It’s got potential and would be great for Jane to […]