How to Restore Classic Smallframe Vespa Scooters - 2-stroke models 1963 -1986
By Mark Paxton
- 120 pages
- 688 colour and b&w pictures
- ISBN: 9781845844370
This book investigates the reality of Vespa restoration in detail. The author strips and rebuilds Smallframe models in his workshop, outlining common problems and how to address them. Aimed at the do-it-yourself enthusiast and featuring over 600 clear colour photographs, it is an essential step-by step-guide to the complete renovation of your beloved scooter.
This book investigates the reality of renovating a Smallframe Vespa in detail, outlining the techniques to fully restore a complete wreck to factory fresh. The restoration is carried out by the author in his own workshop, and all stages of the process are covered. From frame welding and panel repair, to paint and trim, every process is clearly described and backed up by over 600 full colour photographs. Special tools, advice on their use, and even possible home-made substitutes are covered, along with advice on spare parts – no Smallframe Vespa owner should be without a copy.