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Vespa 2012 GTS Super 300
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Location: Oklahoma City
 
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Vespa 2012 GTS Super 300
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Location: Oklahoma City
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Hey everyone,

Just showing off the work I've gotten done on my TukTuk. And I know its not a TukTuk, I know its an AutoRickshaw and TukTuk is a brand, but so is Coke, Xerox, and Kleenix. But like those, TukTuk is the thing I can say, and most people know what I am talking about.

Got her running, and got her painted. The paint job is a home brew and just barely above rattle can level. I just was REALLY sick of staring at that horrible brown color and all the rust and dents. Its not perfect, but it will last me a year or so. And if after that time I am still in love with it, I'll get a pro to paint it and do dent repair then.

She runs strong aside from a charging issue" its not charging" So for now I got 50 miles and re fill the gas tank and take the battery inside to charge. Not ideal, but its working.

Later this summer after I figure the electrical issue, me and a buddy are going to try to shoe horn a new pipe in there and swap to a bigger carb. See if we can do that and swap to 10" wheels and maybe go from 28mph to 35mph. Don't want to make a rocket ship but it would be nice to be less of a traffic hazard.
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Molto Verboso
GL, PK, PE200 with hack, Sears Rust Badge
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Molto Verboso
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GL, PK, PE200 with hack, Sears Rust Badge
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Location: Deep in the heart of Texas
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Great job Kevin especially since you painted it yourself.

My only concern is that the old lady you got the curtains (seat covers) from may want the material back. Laughing emoticon ROFL emoticon
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62 VNB, 74 Rally 200, 2005 PX, 2003 Stella
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Nice!
Hope you bring it to the Texas United Scooter Rally!
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