These numbers must always be indicated on spare parts requests. Do not continue riding in such conditions. The 300 charges away from the lights and pulls strongly up to 70mph, then keeps going to just over 80mph, which is much the same top speed as the 250 version, but it gets there a lot quicker. All my scoots are fitted with schwalb race man tyres and I will get them fitted to the gts when it needs them,good in all weather as long as you get some heat in them. Anyway, downloading the owners manual should be no problem! To read the chassis number, lift the saddle and remove the helmet compartment «C». Parts are cheap to buy. It also describes features, details and devices to assure you that you have made the right choice.
The large frame is incredibly stiff compared to a conventional maxi frame scooters. Clean the scooter thoroughly and then cover it with a canvas; 2. Position 1: minimum preload: driver only Position 2 medium preloading: driver only Position 3 medium preloading: rider and passenger Position 4: maximum preloading: driver, passenger, and luggage. Also check that the tyres do not show signs of splitting at the side or irregular tread wear;. The correct functioning of tail lights, headlamp, turn indicators, stop light and license plate light.
The ride on one of these has to be experienced. If the light comes on while braking, at idle speed or while turning a corner, it is necessary to check the oil level and top it up if required. An insufficient quantity of oil can cause serious damage to the engine itself. To this end, a series of checks and maintenance operations at the owner's expense have been suggested, which are included in the summary table on the following page. Puncture The vehicle is equipped with Tubeless tyres without inner tube. This book is also a good candidate for any Piaggio or Vespa scooter 150cc and larger as a general maintenance guide.
Rear hub oil is changed at two yearly intervals. From a huge selection of original Piaggio parts for your vintage or modern Vespa to the latest and greatest add-ons for your soon-to-be classic, we have everything you need to get out on the road and stay on the road for life. It also does not have heated grips as factory fit either. Make sure to also check out our multi-purpose standard workshop tools. Let the clutch cool down with the engine at idle speed for a few minutes. However, the bike is a diy'ers dream and once out of warranty I'll undertake the work myself.
The only slight moan is about the side stand which is not as secure as it should be. I did 70 mph last week with the afore-mentioned accessories and guess what? Brakes are by Brembo and offer balanced stopping power with good feel from the rear, and they add to the air of sophistication and general quality which pervades these large-framed Vespas. It contains information, tips and precautions for using your scooter. Wheel rim type Light alloy rims. The cooling circuit holds coolant consisting of a mixture of 50% de-ionised water and 50% glycol ethylene- based antifreeze solution with corrosion inhibitors. The wheels are cool two-tone alloys allegedly reminiscent of the old unboltable rims of earlier Vespas — not sure about that, but they look good. But they are great when it's hot and wear well.
It's just Piaggio fretting about the legendary American penchant for litigation. The recommended coolant is supplied premixed and ready to use. Whether on motorways or back roads the bike is fully at home and comfortable over big distances. Perform the engine start-up operation. The booklet also contains instructions for simple repairs. When set to «1», the high-beam light is activated. We reserve the right to select the best possible means of delivery based on your location and weight of parcel.
If you were to knock the bike, the side stand can easily self retract, letting the bike easily fall over. Insurance group: 7 of 17 — compare quotes now. With the engine off and the piston in the bottom dead centre position, remove the spark plug, and pour into its hole 1 t0 2 cc of the recommended oil. Wriggle through town, between cars, over mini-roundabouts, in and out of car parks and it rewards with perfect balance and steering. The bike does not have a screen as standard, it should come with one in my opinion. To reassemble, repeat the operation in the reverse order. Haven't dared to exceed 60mph yet but it was certainly stable at that speed -- yet it makes me wonder whether I really should go faster.
Any minor faults should be reported without delay to an Authorised Service Centre or Dealer without waiting until the next scheduled service to solve it. It is however necessary, once the engine is started, to take your vehicle to an Authorised Service Centre to determine the cause of this problem and to re-establish the vehicle proper functioning. Screw in the spark plug tightly Cylinder head loose, piston gas Contact an Authorised Service rings worn. However, I have recently rust proofed the entire bike. Soon you'll be saving money on repairs and having fun learning the ins and outs of your own vehicle. I also fitted the genuine Vespa mid size screen.