YSN PHBH 30 against Dellorto PHBH 30 in the test - the big comparison With us shift roller drivers, the tried and tested is popular. Mainly because there is often a wealth of experience with established components that can be drawn on. This also includes the Dellorto carburettors in the PHBH design, which have been known for decades. Hundreds of empirical values ​​are circulating for this carburettor ...

Polini has redeveloped the proven Polini banana and given it a new look. What the new banana or, according to the new Polini nomenclature, the "original" exhaust can do; I took a look for you. From a purely visual point of view, the new original banana differs significantly from the design of the older vintages. The body is thicker in terms of material...

Part 5 for stage 4 Luckily, as with so many things in life, everyone has their preferences...More speed and more peak power or more torque at low speed. That's why I'm looking for more in today's part... But not peak power, but by rev range and torque. The "tractor engine" is sought. In part 4 with ...

Video Tutorial
Many bgm innovations were part of our Platónika project, in this video you can see the disc brake and the brake caliper mount in the bgm tutorial.

https://youtu.be/KlKUKSEhjw8

 

Our professional brake caliper mount from bgm PRO Made in Italy enables the radially mounted BGM PRO 4-piston brake caliper to be fitted, which, with fine dosing, enables braking values ​​at motorcycle level.

VESPA OR LML?
The brake caliper mount is for Vespa ...

In the fourth part of our little blog series we make the following changes to our test engine:

The cylinder is raised at the base with two 1mm spacers by a further 2mm compared to level 0.5. This changes the steering angle of the transfer channels from 124° to 126°. The outlet is adjusted to a control angle of 190° by milling. In addition …

WHY AN LED HEADLIGHT ON THE VESPA? 
The limit with conventional Bilux bulbs on most scooters is a headlight bulb with 45/45 W. The ignitions, which usually have an output of 80 W to max. 120 W, do not provide more. The luminosity is measured in lumens under 400. The LED headlight has a three times as ...

M244 Quattrini cylinder Vesoa on the test bench

M244 Quattrini cylinder Vesoa on the test bench

Quattrini M244 king shaft - the super tourer in the second expansion stage "outlet" M244_2
M244 - part 3

In the second part of this series, we simply adapted the cylinder and the engine housing to each other and put the cylinder on the engine without further processing "Plug & Play".

This resulted in very moderate control angles:

with 124 ° transfer angle
and 177 ° outlet angle

Some exhaust systems come with ...

Quattrini M244 Kingwelle - the super tourer

Quattrini M244 Kingwelle - the super tourer

Quattrini M244 king shaft - the super tourer in the first expansion stage "Plug & Play" M244_1
This is part 2 of this Quattrini M244 series. In this first construction stage, M244_1, we set up the M244 on our engine without any further changes, only with spacers on the cylinder head and on the cylinder base.

We have included the resulting control angles in the list for ...

Alex builds a Quattrini engine

Alex builds a Quattrini engine

Vespa Quattrini M244 engine 252ccm - from super tourers to top racers
The story of the Quattrini cylinder
Towards the end of 2015, rumors were growing that Max Quattrini would bring a potent cylinder for the PX200 onto the market.

The time has come at the beginning of 2016. The M232 and the big brother M244 are available on the market.

The construction seemed to take some getting used to at first...

Platónika test drives after more than 7.000 km more than completed and off we go!

With the Scooter Center off to Zell am See from September 10th to 12th, 2021
Slowly it is enough just to clock up kilometers on the way to and from work. It's time for longer distances with Platónika and our trip to the Vespa ...

Motovespa air filter element bgm PRO

Motovespa air filter element bgm PRO

Air filter insert BGM for Motovespa air filters
With many Motovespa Largeframe The identical air filter inserts are installed in the models.

Often the important component to protect the engine is missing or is no longer in a usable condition. That's why we have the Vespa for the Spanish license builds Largeframe Models manufactured a high-quality air filter insert.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zka2V4BRtzg

Air filter fleece bgm PRO for Motovespa Largeframe
High-quality filter fleece from Marchald (Italy), manufactured ...

Lessmann brushes Made in Germany

Lessmann brushes Made in Germany

Not all brushes are the same!
You are sure to have a classic steel brush in your tool kit. Such a DIY all-round brush is practical and has many areas of application, but it can be much better with little effort:

I'll show you 4 small wire brushes from LESSMANN (Made in Germany) for special areas of application, which you can use to repair your scooter...

https://youtu.be/d8oUXUeqGT4

As we would say in Colombia: “I'm in my salsa *” (that is, I'm fully in my element). I received Platónika with 18 km and exactly 15 days later, she had a thousand km more.

Excited because spring is coming, I started driving. And I even got one for touring...

Vespa GTS animation oil level sight glass

Vespa GTS animation oil level sight glass

New oil pan with sight glass for VESPA GTS
With this practical oil pan, you always have control over the engine oil in your Vespa engine. Already available for the new HPE / models without a connector for the dipstick and soon also for the older HPE models with an dipstick connector on the oil pan.

I think this part is awesome - on ...

Toptul tools for scooter drivers - tools for scooter repairs & workshops

Toptul tools for scooter drivers - tools for scooter repairs & workshops

Toptul tool for scooter riders
We received a large delivery so that the popular TOPTUL tools are available again.

Scooter Center TOPTUL shop
TOPTUL has been manufacturing high-quality tools for over 20 years and is absolutely unbeatable in the price/performance comparison. TOPTUL products have been in daily use with us for years on Vespa, Lambretta & Co. and always convince ...

Vespa Wideframe Tuning

Vespa Wideframe Tuning

bgm SUPERSTRONG Vespa Wideframe GS
The proven bgm SUPERSTRONG clutch is now also available for the Vespa GS150 / GS160 and SS180 models.

Ready-to-install coupling for your Wideframe Vespa
The bgm PRO coupling is delivered ready for installation. The scope of delivery includes

the assembled coupling,
a new lock washer,
Clutch cover gasket and
Crescent wedge

We also recommend replacing the pressure plate and the separating mushroom at the same time, here in ...

Platonica 5
Putting your feet on the ground is a statement in itself!

A confirmation of our identity; Scooter boys & girls, mods, racers and travelers know that their ideologies and beliefs end up in accessories that become symbols of their very own qualities.

So is Platónika taking this big step after being in the air for months and…

Lambretta exhaust test Big Box Reso racing exhaust

Lambretta exhaust test Big Box Reso racing exhaust

Lambretta resonance exhaust and Big Box prototype test
A Lambretta exhaust test: the new and upcoming Lambretta Big Box is currently in production. A delivery date is unfortunately still unknown.

 
The Lambretta exhaust systems in the test
Before we sent the final sample to Spain, the new box was put through its paces again. Lambretta exhaust...

Setting the ignition Vespa with a stroboscope ignition pistol

Setting the ignition Vespa with a stroboscope ignition pistol

Adjust the Vespa ignition - but do it right!
Correct ignition timing is important for the thermal health of the engine:

Reliability
Longevity and
full performance

If you tune your Vespa, rebuild the engine or rebuild it as part of a restoration, you should not rely on the existing markings on the engine housing, the flywheel and the ignition base plate for ignition adjustment, but measure yourself ...

Arrow exhaust Vespa GTS test & installation

Arrow exhaust Vespa GTS test & installation

ARROW exhaust systems available for Vespa GTS
With us you can now get ARROW exhaust systems again.

You may have noticed in our Vespa GTS - Custom Special that most custom scooters from CafeRacer 69 have an Arrow exhaust system installed. This is certainly not without reason, the Berlin Vespa Customizer team knows what it is doing!

See for yourself, Scooteria has...