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Hooked
1986 T5,
Joined: 30 Oct 2014
Posts: 449
Location: Oak Brook, Illinois
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:15 pm quote
chandlerman wrote:
It might be real. I can't quite tell from the pictures they posted. Headset seems off (it should be a trapezoid or smller than that).

I'm pretty certain, it's been resprayed at some point; the cowl guards are scooterworks imports, not original; wrong tail light; probably re-pop cowls with aftermarket turn signals, but a VBB-style switch plate on the headset and no lefthand horn/hi-lo; tail light replaced, too. It should have a tractor light.

The mudguard looks like it's off a P; seems like it's wider than a Sprint mudguard.

Even if it's legit, it's worth nowhere near three grand. Even here in the midwest, where sprints & supers are super-expensive for some reason, that bike would go for around $2k.

All-in-all, I'd definitely keep right on walking past that one.
I want mine to look like that! Body work and paint are expensive, but from here that scooter looks pretty nice. But not for $3000.
Veni, Vidi, Posti
74 50s x3 78 P200 84 Cosa 58 AllState 68 Sprint 80 50special + projects
Joined: 22 Nov 2010
Posts: 7339
Location: seattle/athens
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:33 pm quote
I got a So Cal trifecta here and I LOVE the pic & ad copy on the last one as well as the somewhat more ?realistic price? which still seems nuts given the unusually frank ad copy.



Only $5500 and only 676 miles plus " runs, in good condition... Custom paint job."



For only six grand this one is a lot fancier and improper black booties too.



But I'm holding out for this lil pink beauty at ONLY $2800 and an honest ad in addition to the enchanting pic! She(the scoot) looks pretty good to me considering...
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This awesome looking Vespa runs and would be great for store display or film/photo prop - it does shift and seems rideable but will have to be gone through by a mechanic and deemed safe if that is your intention as it appears to be a South-Asian restore which are seldom up to par.
Hooked
58 VB1T, 81 100 Sport
Joined: 06 May 2019
Posts: 171
Location: Long Beach, CA
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:46 am quote
That black and yellow has been listed for sale foEVA.

I'll take the pink lady as a package deal
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Location: York, PA
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1964 V9A1T
Joined: 27 Oct 2018
Posts: 9
Location: Tucson Az
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:25 am quote
Original papers and authentication.!
Hooked
PX 150
Joined: 06 Aug 2007
Posts: 325
Location: Dublin, Ohio
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:33 am quote
And only 112 miles on it in 52 years!!! That scooter really is, uh, something unique.
Hooked
Vespa
Joined: 25 May 2016
Posts: 381
Location: US
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:31 pm quote
sjashe wrote:
Original papers and authentication.!
LOL, is that the one with handwriting?
Enthusiast
1979 Vespa P200E, 1965 Allstate
Joined: 19 Jan 2016
Posts: 61
Location: Claremont, CA
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:13 am quote
The Holy Grail?
Only 10 grand...

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Ossessionato
BV350, Primavera 150, Yamaha Zuma 125
Joined: 06 Jun 2013
Posts: 2849
Location: The Twin Cities of Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:49 am quote
apex wrote:
...And only 112 miles on it in 52 years!!! That scooter really is, uh, something unique.
"Beautiful Vintage 1967 Vespa Spirit with 2 helmets."

Note the bicycle helmet in the spare tire rack.
MV Santa
GTS250, 1960 VBA, 1975 VBC, 1980 P200E cutdown
Joined: 04 May 2010
Posts: 4216
Location: Sedgwick, Kansas
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:22 am quote
sjashe wrote:
Original papers and authentication.!
Yeah. I don't have that for any of my scooters. Guess that makes them not worth as much.
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PX150E
Joined: 28 Oct 2018
Posts: 57
Location: Florida, USA
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:50 am quote
Total bodge or better than average?
Seems like a good restoration to me....worth it or too good to be true?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1967-Vespa-VBC-Super-150-fully-restored-free-shipping-with-BUY-IT-NOW/333398810415?hash=item4da01e1f2f:g:wHQAAOSw7iZdzpxz
Molto Verboso
2009 GTS 250, 2013 Buddy 125, 2014 Triumph Bonneville
Joined: 23 Apr 2016
Posts: 1869
Location: North Jersey
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:32 am quote
Re: Total bodge or better than average?
“SaiGon”
Payment by bank wire.
Zero eBay feedback in past 12 months.
You gotta have it shipped from Vietnam to Florida and then to your address.

Not saying it’s a scam, but I wouldn’t touch it.
Ossessionato
Joined: 22 Oct 2011
Posts: 4045
Location: Tega Cay, SC
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:15 am quote
Why anybody, anybody, would buy something this expensive from someone they don't know because it is so easy to just touch the "buy now" button is beyond my understanding. Unfortunately, I just met a guy that did just this, though it was from an American importer. I was selling a GT200 for a guy whose scoots I work on occasionally and the buyer of said GT200 wanted to show me pictures of his "vintage" 1964 Vespa Super. This scoot had every bodgy chrome adornment possible hung on it. It ran 20 miles before quitting. I did not want to burst his fascination with it, so I pointed him towards a few articles to read about bodges. A crying shame, I think he paid over $4K for it.
Ossessionato
2 matching N.Z. '69 VBC Super, 177cc Racer, VespaCross Bodge, Puch SRA150, Piaggio Zip 100! & others
Joined: 26 May 2013
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Location: Millbin, Ostrayleea, mate
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:43 pm quote
Re: Total bodge or better than average?
LOOKS good... looks like the same pic they used 10yr ago!

Just think... if there have been so many parts removed (ie pretty much everything besides the frame & engine cases) don't you wonder how shit it was to start with.?

Re; "new crews & nuts"...
The "NEW" they keep talking about are merely the English translation of their workers names: Nguyen, Nyguyen, Ruan, Yuen, and Yuan.
Hooked
‘64 V90 survivor, ‘75 V90 graffiti
Joined: 30 May 2018
Posts: 186
Location: Madison WI
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:30 pm quote
Saw this today when I was looking for clubs.
https://psvintagevespa.com/about-vintage-vespas
Seems they don’t want you using them. Just good for a prop!
Shiny picture to go with it.

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