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Spanish Scooters
« on: February 02, 2018, 06:36:27 AM »
Hello all. Has anyone got much experience of the Motovespa variants made in Spain, particularly models from mid 1960s to early 1970s. I am interested in their quality compared to their Italian brethren and how interchangeable parts are with their Italian equivalents. Thanks

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Re: Spanish Scooters
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2018, 11:56:45 AM »
Not familiar with Motovespa, but if you have any questions on the Serveta/Eibar Lambrettas, I might know a thing or 2... ;)
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Re: Spanish Scooters
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2018, 01:25:51 PM »
Mark, try this forum which I'm a member of. There are some very knowledgible guys on there with piles of scoot experience. Someone will have some gen for you

http://vespa.proboards.com/

There's a certain amount of etiquette with the forum, as there is with most others, so introduce yourself first (there's a section for that), then bung your question in the technical section.
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Re: Spanish Scooters
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2018, 01:58:12 PM »
Thanks Mike. I've had a couple of Servetas and an Eibar or two. Good scooters.
Dr G, thanks, I'll join that forum, and thanks for the heads up on sensible etiquette

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Re: Spanish Scooters
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2018, 06:36:08 PM »
Iíve heard the steel is stronger than Piaggio counterparts but not sure how true that is or urban myth... ???

All parts fully interchangeable with contemporary Italian models AFAIK.

Yep, worth checking with the guys on the that forum.

Edit: some parts are also interchangeable with later models as well (as with Piaggio) as a while back I was considering a Motovespa GS that had a PX engine fitted.
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Re: Spanish Scooters
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2018, 08:06:30 PM »
Iíve heard the steel is stronger than Piaggio counterparts but not sure how true that is or urban myth... ???

All parts fully interchangeable with contemporary Italian models AFAIK.

Yep, worth checking with the guys on the that forum.

Edit: some parts are also interchangeable with later models as well (as with Piaggio) as a while back I was considering a Motovespa GS that had a PX engine fitted.

Indeed , years ago l had a pal in Spain when I had a PX and he had the Motovespa equivalent . The only differences I could find were purely cosmetic , badges and alike . .
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