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Hello

I am about to repair some different faliures on a Vespa ET2 50 from 1999 that I have purchased. I have not cluttered with a Vespa before so i dont know all "loopholes" yet.

I had to change the battery in the clock sitting in the speedometre, but it came out so unfortunate that i lost a screw into the hole under the steer (down into the front metal windscreen part, and down behind the glove compartment. Just to make the accident complete, of course, I also lost the small lid i screwed of to get to the battery, into the same place.

So I hope that some of you have a good ideal/trick for how I best obtain the lost things again.

PS. If anyone knows how I can find the name/number of + where I can buy a paint that is similar to one my scooter is painted with (it is dark blue metal), it would be super

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Glovebox and floorboards up to find the screw - normally best forgotten and a new one fitted, but if you lost the battery cover as well, perhaps best found.

Alternatively you can power the clock from the bike's battery or fit a more accessible button cell - both will require some electronics experience though.
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Thanks a lot. I must try that. I am nor sure how to dismount The floorboard and glovecompartment, but i guess i Will find a Way
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Read through this thread, some tips on glove box and floorboard removal: Removing Floor Board
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Hi MikeyL

Thanks a lot. I found your link very helpfull. I just hope its pretty Much The same Way they comes off ón my ET2 50
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Vespa Motorsports in San Diego has recently gotten paint codes....

http://www.scooterwest.com
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I lost two screws the same way.they have been there for four years, no problem.
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So I'm not the only one with a screw loose...

I just had to say it. Sorry.

I dropped one down into the deep dark unknown recesses of my ET4 a couple of years ago and it's still there waiting...lurking...but never causing any trouble worth the effort of removal.

Nowadays, when I'm working on the headset I'll stuff a rag or two down under the horncast area to catch any screws that try to get away from me.
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Thanks guys Crying or Very sad emoticon
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Peerson,
Jeg gjorde det samme for et par dage siden!

I dropped the cap to the watch-battery into the dark.
With some help from a UK-based Gentleman i now have a working watch again.
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Hi Plattfot

How did you guys solve it?

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Peerson wrote:
Hi Plattfot

How did you guys solve it?

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The cap/lid is still lost in the framework. This kind forum member posted a new one to me .
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For what it's worth, gaining access to dropped components on these ET2 & 4s isn't too hard!

You have to remove the glove box (two screws behind the horn cover and three screws inside the glove box. Wiggle the cover off (the glovebox door catch will have to be negociated around the lock).

Next lift the two outer rubber covers on the floor to reveal four screws - two that also hold the rear covers and two in the main floor area. The floor just lifts off when they're out and you should be able to find the dropped bits...

Hardest part of putting it all back is getting the glovebox door latch back in the right place.

Bob
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Thanks a lot Bob. I just did it, and Got my parts
Thanks a lot
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modkuo wrote:
Vespa Motorsports in San Diego has recently gotten paint codes....

http://www.scooterwest.com
Hi

I can't seem to find Them On the posted link. Can you help?
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