I picked up a 2005 Typhoon 50 as a "Parts Scooter" to help with my 2006 Typhoon charging system issue. https://modernvespa.com/forum/topic172156
I was told it previously ran but had "Compression issues" and the seller had taken it apart (bodywork, side case, exhaust, airbox, seat all removed).
Got it home and wanted to see if I could throw it back together enough to test if it runs (so that I could check charging system and then steal parts for the 2006).
Well I removed the NGK BR7ES spark plug and replaced with an NGK BR9EYA, filled it with some gas and oil, put back side case, airbox, exhaust and charged up the battery. Cranked over a couple times and she's alive. Even better is that the charging system puts out proper voltage so I can "steal" the stator/flywheel for the 2006 to see if that's the issue.
I took if for a quick ride (no seat or panels meant a standing ride).and I don't think there is any compression issue as she moves along nicely.
My plan for this one is to first get the 2006 sorted with this ones parts and then build this one up as maybe a "Mad Max" type build since the panels are all fairly trashed, cracked and scraped up. Since the 2006 will be for the wife and it's still pretty, this one will be my toy so will likely see a 70cc kit on it.
Bringing her home a little naked.
2 full bins of parts.
Sort of back together...Enough to run and ride test in the back alley.