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Water Flooded Vintage Scooter? Vespa or Lambretta, here's some tips..

Gene Merideth Lambretta Technical Help Vespa Technical Help

Be patient. Don’t try to start immediately. Put scooter in a warm, dry area if possible. In the sunshine, a heated garage etc give the scooter as long as you can to dry out, a couple days if possible. Remove carb and drain of gas and water Get some gas treatment for the tank, STP and Gum Out make this. This should remove any water in the tank if the tank was not fully submerged. If the tank was fully submerged you will need to remove it from the scooter, drain it and dispose of the gas/water mixture correctly. Allow...

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