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Scooters Originali Blog — Lambretta

2017 Lambretta Jamboree Coming to the Lehigh Valley!

Andrea Kolva Lambretta

The 2017 Lambretta Jamboree is coming to the Lehigh Valley, to be based out of Southside Bethlehem. Its also the 70th Anniversary of Lambretta, so get ready for the biggest Lambretta celebration the USA has have seen. Get prepared. Watch the official Lambretta Jamboree website, join the Lambretta club of the USA and get you Lambretta running in time for the weekend of July 14th, 15th and 16th, 2017.

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What battery fits my vintage Vespa or Lambretta?

Gene Merideth Lambretta Lambretta Battery Lambretta Technical Help Vespa Vespa Battery Vespa Technical Help

Although there are more and more AC/Electronic conversions going on everyday, many restored and original condition scooters have their original electrical systems that require batteries.  We stock all the batteries you need for your vintage Vespa or Lambretta and the following description will help you work out which battery you need Vespa*: 1950's,1960's and 1970's Models: VL3 / VB1 / VNA / VNB / GTR / Super / Sprint / GL150 / Vespa 90 / Vespa Primavera all use the B39-6 Battery 1960's Models: GS160 and SS180 use the B49-6 Battery 1970's Models: Rally 180 / Rally 200 use the B49-6...

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Scooters Originali Swap Meet - May 28th 2016

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Scooters Originali Swap Meet - May 28th 2016

Scooters Originali is hosting another Vintage Scooter swap meet on Saturday May 28th, at our shop at 924 Marcon Blvd, Ste 105, Allentown, PA 18109 from noon till about 5pm.  Bring all those parts you’ve had hanging around in your garage for ever, and swap them with other people, or sell them to get the money you need for new parts. Nothing to sell or swap? No problem. Just come and browse what other people have to sell.There’ll be rare vintage Vespa and Lambretta parts and accessories, all being sold at unbelievably low prices. No reasonable offer will be refused.If...

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Vintage Vespa Fault Finding Flow Chart

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  This copy of the Vespa Fault Finding Flowchart is from the earlier Vespa Service Station manuals. It should help you identify and trace problems. Feel free to print it out and keep it in your glovebox, just in case you have problems on the side of the road. If you have a friend who is struggling diagnosing problems, why not send them the link, or print it out for them? It can work pretty well for Lambretta too. Click here to see a larger version          

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Lambretta VIN, or frame numbers

Gene Merideth Lambretta Lambretta Frame Numbers Lambretta Technical Help

Here is a diagram showing you where you can find your VIN number. The bottom part of the picture shows where you can find your engine numberOn Italian machines, the Frame and Engine numbers will be different. On Serveta (Spanish) models, the Frame and Engine numbers should be identical.   Fig. 1 is the location of the number on the Frame. From the kickstart side, the number is on the frame below and to the rear of the gas tank. The IGM numbers are not part of the frame number. The number should be a code (for the model) and...

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