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Molto Verboso
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Looks great did you fabricate the under headset covers never seen those on that type of headset only SS and GL
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Thanks Gents!!!

Andy, no, SIP sells them. They say "Premium" but probably Asian made...

https://www.sip-scootershop.com/en/product/plates-steering-head_13806840

And a few photos the owner sent me, with his finishing touches...

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Nothing else can be said than what everyone else already did. Perfect!

BTW, interesting addition of the vespa script badge on the left side cowl. Is that a modern badge repurposed? Did you add it or was that one of his post-delivery additions?
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Nothing else can be said than what everyone else already did. Perfect!

BTW, interesting addition of the vespa script badge on the left side cowl. Is that a modern badge repurposed? Did you add it or was that one of his post-delivery additions?
Thank you Sean!!

As for the badge, yeah it looks like a modern one and he did it. As said, his scooter, his choices...
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Update. My friend's wallet was a bit "itchy" so he decided to "rush" the Polini build. Shopping list on hand and today I got everything we need from my supplier. He'll bring me the smallie on Thursday...

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What Cylinder kit did he choose?

Looks like you are gonna have fun building that shortly.
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The "bulletproof" cast iron Polini 130cc with GS rings, Pinasco 51mm crank with 19/20 cone, 25/69 primary, DRT cruciform, PK125 gears, PK clutch and the Vape, CP24, Egig Python he already runs with the DR 102cc. We're not going crazy, just a mild tuning...
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The smallie came, split the engine, ported the cases (not too crazy to avoid holing them), cleaned everything, started assembly and then disaster struck. Upon beginning tightening the clutch, F@CK MY LIFE AGAIN!!! This is what happens when you cheap out a bit on parts. Input shaft probably Indian made, sold by SIP as a direct replacement, since Piaggio has discontinued this part (22-18-14-10). We are going for the DRT now with the "shorter" 4th (21-18-14-10). Live and learn...

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brutal - but you will like the drt tree, it's a big upgrade
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Round two!! That's much better. Quality part...

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Almost there. Holy cow, engine now looks huge inside the frame...

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