Changing rear wheel 1969 gtr
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1969 gtr
Joined: 24 May 2019
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Location: San Francisco
Fri May 24, 2019 7:19 am quote
I have a rear flat. New to vintage scooters. Anyone got any tips on how I should try to approach this? How to get it jacked up?
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1955 Allstate 1958 lambretta 1965 Allstate 1968 sprint
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Location: Central california
Fri May 24, 2019 7:57 am quote
rear tire
lay it over...lay it on something soft. 2x4 under the stand, get the rear tire off the ground. a few ways to accomplish getting the rear tire off the ground.
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1969 gtr
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Location: San Francisco
Fri May 24, 2019 8:01 am quote
Which side should I lay it on? Engine side? Should that gas tank be empty?
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GL, PK, PE200
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Fri May 24, 2019 8:15 am quote
Calamucho wrote:
Which side should I lay it on? Engine side? Should that gas tank be empty?
Youtube is your friend. Search "vintage vespa rear tire change". Watch, do, done.

Good luck!
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'63 VBB2T - '18 300 GTS Super Notte
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Fri May 24, 2019 11:36 am quote
I did it for the first time a few weeks ago and just put a jack under the rear behind the wheel (under the plate).
Just make sure you got someone to hold it, as it looses stability.
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Fri May 24, 2019 4:55 pm quote
You can also put a bottle jack under the shock mount. I use a 4x4 block of wood that'll just get the tire off the ground. BTW, welcome to MV!
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