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Yep, the plan is strip all bubbles as clean as possible, Eastwood Fast Etch, and Owatrol oil plus wax. Rails to be done with bolts instead of rivets to facilitate maintenance as required.
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Show me a puller or method of removing these bearingsā€¦
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hold plz...
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You want the violent or tool-based option?

You can drive a couple chisels or screwdrivers into the gap between the crank and bearing, and work it off that way. Plan on a fair amount of profanity and probably a blood sacrifice.

Or you can buy a buy tools and go the civilized route.

Choice is up to you.
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you can use a a factory tool:

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or you can roll this way:

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either way you gonna need this:

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don't resort to violence, a deft touch with a little heat and swearing will get you there without wrecking the crank and giving a blood sacrifice.
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Thanks everyone.

Now, here's the latest shitshow.

Guess my plan to use sprint gearing might have just died.
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ouch. Was it like that when you found it, or do you have some 'splainin to do?
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well shit.

{insert JB weld joke here}

man, that's a bummer.

what's the count on that tree? I'll scrounge around and see what all I have in the dusty boxes toward the back...
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Now, here's the latest shitshow.
What a bummer!
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Looks like sprint gearing, not 8". Tree gear count 12-16-20-25.
There it is, please have a look greasy. If I don't find one then I will need a tree and gears.

And chandlerman I just drilled out the rivets, no violence!
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damn, that's $100 part, and changing to some other tree comes with a bigger price tag in loose gears, so I guess $100 it is unless Greasy comes up with something from the stash.
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And chandlerman I just drilled out the rivets, no violence!
We know you're a Man of Peace

Y'know if you were a proper bodge builder, you'd just rivet that sucker back together and get on with your build. It has eleven other teeth, after all. How important can any one of them be?
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I could even put the broken part back to hold the space ROFL emoticon
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I could even put the broken part back to hold the space ROFL emoticon
You still have the Shoe Goo out from gluing the Piaggio badge back on?
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damn, that's $100 part, and changing to some other tree comes with a bigger price tag in loose gears, so I guess $100 it is unless Greasy comes up with something from the stash.
sadly, no dice my dude. I only have super and P series (and 3spd stuff)
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Maybe you have a super tree and super loose gears??
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Thanks everyone.

Now, here's the latest shitshow.

Guess my plan to use sprint gearing might have just died.
Ned would weld that back on. Maybe you guys can work something out?!

Shame to have a part go to waste over something like that.
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Maybe you have a super tree and super loose gears??
I have loose gears for sure. I also have a tree, but it's in a complete motor...
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Ned would weld that back on. Maybe you guys can work something out?!

Shame to have a part go to waste over something like that.
that was my thought as well... I was like, ehhh... not so bad. you could probably weld that and it'd be fine. but then I saw they were available and not a whole bucket full of money. so that just comes down to time vs money and what's an acceptable level of risk you're willing to take on that repair.
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It's a total tear down if it fails. Worth $100 not to risk it.
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2 port sprint 20.17D carb cleaned in the ultrasonic

40 idle
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That's some funky jetting - doesn't seem to correspond to the sprint motor it's attached to.
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Wait, is this 98 or 86? Depends on the orientation.
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That's gotta be a 98 (there's not an 86 main that I'm aware of), but only a micrometer knows for sure.

As best I recall, my sprintV came with a 20/20 on it. Is yours a 2-port?
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That's gotta be a 98 (there's not an 86 main that I'm aware of), but only a micrometer knows for sure.

As best I recall, my sprintV came with a 20/20 on it. Is yours a 2-port?
yeah this engine is a 2 port Bajaj sprint based on the gearing. There is no sprint to go with the engine, alas. But it will be a good fit for the VBB project.
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http://scooterhelp.com/scooters/VLB.150sprint.html

looks like I need some bigger mains and a 140 air corrector - I think I've got both on the shelf.
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I'd have assumed you had a lifetime supply of spare jets after your P200 build. Or was it all PHBL?
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I'd have assumed you had a lifetime supply of spare jets after your P200 build. Or was it all PHBL?
Both, but my small mains have only been recently bought for the LML engine.

It's pretty well stocked for SI carbs.
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WOW! That new lens changes the whole look of the scooter.
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I know, now I feel like I have to take the glove box black also. Maybe just the door would do? The floor mat will fix the floor. I've pondered a vinyl wrap for the door but I'm afraid the latch won't work with that idea. I'm thinking some stickers like the ska guy might save the effort and work.
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my vote is for some tasteful stickers.

keep it clean and not too busy looking. just the door would look wacky, so if you do it go whole hog.
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Yeah stickers - my vote too... Like I get a vote
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I'm thinking black and white and this dude is a lock.
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Lots of good black and white things fit that scheme.
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Anyone have a favorite place to grab a bunch of ska themed stickers? Trojan records, the specials, the ska dude, all fit with the theme here. The crash bars will end up on here too.
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Gotta put an MV sticker on there somewhere. Again, like I got a vote Razz emoticon MV Sticker wanted?
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I sent that guy a pm, will rock the MV if available. Thanks
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I'll make sure some stickers make in your box John!
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