Vespa Wideframe Pinasco 160cc V2 – On Scooter Center dynamometer

Vespa Wideframe Tuning Vespa Wideframe models are more popular than ever. There are not only refined new spare parts on the market, but also development in performance increase. Existing cast iron cylinders have been refined to wring a little more performance out of them with a rather high input of work. New Pinasco cylinder Pinasco will soon offer a new ...

Dean Orton visiting Scooter Center with his BSG Corse Lambretta

Bon voyage – Dean comes with the BSG Corse bike to visit Scooter Center Dean Orton, the main man behind Rimini Lambretta Centre, came to visit us for a couple of days. On his way from Italy to Venlo Scooter Run and afterwards to the Harz ring for the ESC race, he came to visit his ...

Vespa touring exhaust BGM PRO BigBox TOURING Vespa 200cc

New Vespa touring exhaust We received the first production pattern of the BigBox Touring for 200cc Vespa PX engines today. Assessing looks and fit are part of a normal sample exam. And so are test runs on our Scooter Center P4 dynamometer. We already mentioned in previous entries relating to this Vespa exhaust, that the BigBox Touring has ...

Vespa PX 235cc 35PS 34NM

Vespa 235cc

35PS und 34NM at the start More than 235ccm and a CNC motor housing on a Vespa PX are the exception on our Scooter dnyo jet. Only a few enthusiasts venture out to such financial and screw generic challenge on a Scooter. Look at this outwardly unassuming, silver Vespa PX:   38er Keihin Airstriker Gearing is designed to more ...

Details for the Polini 221ccm Vespa PX tuning kit for 60 mm stroke cranks

We had a closer look at the new Malossi Sport and MHR cylinder kits earlier. Now we check the new Polini 221 cc cylinder kit that is supossed to be used with 60 mm stroke crankshafts. The cylinder head ist the one that is used on the Polini 210 cc as well. So let us have ...

Vespa Auspuff Exhaust bgm PRO MB Big Box Prototype

MB & bgm Vespa Big Box exhaust – Update

Vespa Auspuff Exhaust bgm PRO MB Big Box Prototype

Vespa exhaust bgm PRO Our exhaust manufacturer has delivered the first samples made after the sample developed by Mark Broadhurst. We received samples for the P2 as well as for the 125 and 150 P-range engines. First sight: Well done! Optics and machining as desired. Thick, massive made, shape of the U-bend spot on and the measurements ...

On the dyno: GSF charity engine ’20 plus horsepower’ – Pt. 2

Kleine Auswahl an Keihin Nadeln

To do the first dyno runs, we just had to fit the cables. You might remember? The engine came at least the idel and main jet, while the needle were missing. The needle is very important for a smooth engine run and picking the right one can be tricky. In our online shop, you can find our ...

Scooter Center Xmas P4 Duel -FINALE-

This is the final report about our pre-Xmas dyno shootout! The 29.9 hp at the rear wheel of a Cast Polini 133 cylinder kit with 54mm bgm crankshaft, Keihin PWK35AS carb and Feuerzauber exhaust had to be bettered. With 29.3 hp Jonas did very well, but missed the goal. Followed by Mathias with 29.2 hp on a ...

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Scooter Center dyno shootout

Scooter Center xmas final. On the last two Fridays before Christmas, 14th and 21st December 2012, we invite all of you to our shop in Glessen between 10am and 5pm. Program for you: · Dyno competition in different categories · Irish coffee · Warm pretzels · Hardcore engines · 20 % discount in our shop (codeword: Xmas) · Who beats Alex ...

Vespa Polini 210, BGM 60mm ,Dellorto SI26 – tuning test engine – Pt. 6

Our test engine is running, we let it warm up properly. The jetting seems to be right with idle jet 48/160, air correcter jet of 160, atomizer BE3 and main of 140. So now we will see how powerful this engine is. First of all the gear ratio needs to be measured. We measure this at ...

Vespa Polini 210, BGM 60mm ,Dellorto SI26 – tuning test engine – Pt. 5

Only a few stepd left untill we can dyno test our new engine. The engine will go into the Silver Fern and be tested for Rally going and daily commuting then. While fitting the flywheel care must been taken that the slot in the flywheel cone aligns with the woodruf key. Afterwards the flywheel nut can be tightened ...

Ludwig & Scherer exhaust “Feuerzauber”

Ludwig & Scherer are THE two-stroke exhaust specialists! Especially for the Smallframe engines, their products seem to turn into instant classics. Their official first release, the “Hammerzombie”, is our evergreen when it comes to powering Smallframes. The “Big Bertha“ was developed for Parmakit’s SP09 cylinder. Power unfolds continuously on a wide power band, easily surpassing ...

MB & bgm go Vespa BIG BOX

After the Lambretta bgm & MB Developments BIG BOX exhaust project was as far that we can't do anything more than waiting for the manufacturer and sending reminders every then and now, we thought to move on. During the early 90ties we sold quite a few T5 and P 200 conversions that Mark did for us. ...

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Polini 210 on our P4 dyno

Today we had a real beauty on our Dyno. A Vespa Rally 200. The aim of this project was to get a tractor torque engine for daily driving. Base was a Vespa PX200 Motor, the rotary valve in the housing has been expanded for more discreet inlet angle before TDC. Crankshaft is a genuine PX200 ...

On the test rig: Polini Evo 133cc, Strohspeed intake, PWK33, Franz exhaust

The European Scooter Challenge (ESC) is just about to start. New engines and new scooters will be seen across the race tracks in Germany, France, Austria and Hungary. We just had a typical K1 engine on our test rig recently which we tested for its performance and functioning. According to the ESC rules, the stroke is limited ...

Lambretta D Racer

Yesterday our friend Ercole was here again in order to get his Lambretta D Racer ready for the Cologne run on the Nurburgring. His first visit can be found here. This time he changed the carburator from 25mm to a VHS 30mm carburator. The blue line shows the test rig from yesterday and the red one his ...