Wed Jun 29, 2022 11:21 am

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
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Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
Wed Jun 29, 2022 11:21 am linkquote
Anyone have experience with this vendor? Their website shows that they have the Malossi VR-1 case in stock for a decent price. I have had my eye on this case for a long time. I don't really need it right now, but I want it…slow gathering of parts for the eventual dream engine in a way that won't devastate my budget. Feel free to pm me if it's not ok to discuss vendors.

Thanks!
Wed Jun 29, 2022 11:47 am

Hooked
Parmakit Primavera -74, Polini Primavera -68, Stock GL 150 -59, VMC 177 Bajaj Chetak 125 -95
Joined: 22 Jun 2022
Posts: 250
Location: Finland
 
Hooked
Parmakit Primavera -74, Polini Primavera -68, Stock GL 150 -59, VMC 177 Bajaj Chetak 125 -95
Joined: 22 Jun 2022
Posts: 250
Location: Finland
Wed Jun 29, 2022 11:47 am linkquote
I think we are in the same boat with our ideas of killing our wallets slowly over time
Wed Jun 29, 2022 2:19 pm

Ossessionato
'70 Super 150, Aprilia SR MT 125, Moto Guzzi Bellagio
Joined: 22 Nov 2011
Posts: 2348
Location: Sydney, Australia
 
Ossessionato
'70 Super 150, Aprilia SR MT 125, Moto Guzzi Bellagio
Joined: 22 Nov 2011
Posts: 2348
Location: Sydney, Australia
Wed Jun 29, 2022 2:19 pm linkquote
Can't recommend one way or the other but Motovista from scooterpartsco posts often on the General forum.
Wed Jun 29, 2022 2:30 pm

Veni, Vidi, Posti
Joined: 22 Oct 2011
Posts: 5064
Location: Tega Cay, SC
 
Veni, Vidi, Posti
Joined: 22 Oct 2011
Posts: 5064
Location: Tega Cay, SC
Wed Jun 29, 2022 2:30 pm linkquote
I have ordered parts from him, mostly for modern scoots. Older 2 stroke parts I get from Scooter Mercato. Both great to deal with.
Wed Jun 29, 2022 2:42 pm

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
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Location: northern New York
Wed Jun 29, 2022 2:42 pm linkquote
Thanks!
Wed Jun 29, 2022 4:55 pm

Hooked
2022 Vespa GTS 300 SuperTech
Joined: 15 May 2022
Posts: 100
Location: Brooklyn, NY
 
Hooked
2022 Vespa GTS 300 SuperTech
Joined: 15 May 2022
Posts: 100
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Wed Jun 29, 2022 4:55 pm linkquote
Ordered from them twice. No issues and both orders arrived within a week.
Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:15 pm

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
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Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:15 pm linkquote
Thank you!
Thu Jun 30, 2022 1:18 am

Enthusiast
1979 Vespa P200E
Joined: 08 Feb 2010
Posts: 87
Location: San Jose, CA
 
Enthusiast
1979 Vespa P200E
Joined: 08 Feb 2010
Posts: 87
Location: San Jose, CA
Thu Jun 30, 2022 1:18 am linkquote
Ive bought from them. No issues and will buy again.
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:17 pm

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
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Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:17 pm linkquote
So I ended up ordering the Malossi case last Thursday and so far, no update on the order other than it has said "processing" and "packing slip" which it has since the day I ordered it and my credit card was charged. No answer to emails or phone messages.
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:18 pm

Veni, Vidi, Posti
'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '04 Ninja 250
Joined: 04 Apr 2013
Posts: 6276
Location: San Diego, CA
 
Veni, Vidi, Posti
'15 GTS300, '86 PX125EFL, '66 VBB, '04 Ninja 250
Joined: 04 Apr 2013
Posts: 6276
Location: San Diego, CA
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:18 pm linkquote
they are good and will do you right. you can try PM'ing them here, as mentioned above they are on the forum.

I just got a rack from them for my GTS yesterday.
Fri Jul 15, 2022 6:15 pm

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
Fri Jul 15, 2022 6:15 pm linkquote
Will do, thanks.
Sat Jul 16, 2022 3:36 am

Sergeant at Arms
Weird 80's Vespas & Cool Vintage Lambrettas
Joined: 21 Oct 2005
Posts: 11548
Location: The state of insanity, SoCal
 
Sergeant at Arms
Weird 80's Vespas & Cool Vintage Lambrettas
Joined: 21 Oct 2005
Posts: 11548
Location: The state of insanity, SoCal
Sat Jul 16, 2022 3:36 am linkquote
Jorge is good people and I've bought a TON of stuff off him.

I know that SIP is currently being difficult with their order fulfillment and shipping. I ordered some stuff from him at the beginning of June and it took a hot minute because stuff was stuck in France at the airport due to strikes and then Fedex held it up in customs. but once it was stateside I had in two days.

not getting an immediate response is frustrating, and I get that; but understand for all shop owners-- even us BS indy guys, we are up to our eyeballs in it right now. it's peak peak season and the texts, calls and emails are just burying us.

try shooting him a PM, he usually gets back fairly quickly.
Sat Jul 16, 2022 4:47 am

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
Sat Jul 16, 2022 4:47 am linkquote
10-4 on that Greasy. I'm not in a tearing hurry.
Sat Jul 16, 2022 5:54 am

Ossessionato
'70 Super 150, Aprilia SR MT 125, Moto Guzzi Bellagio
Joined: 22 Nov 2011
Posts: 2348
Location: Sydney, Australia
 
Ossessionato
'70 Super 150, Aprilia SR MT 125, Moto Guzzi Bellagio
Joined: 22 Nov 2011
Posts: 2348
Location: Sydney, Australia
Sat Jul 16, 2022 5:54 am linkquote
greasy125 wrote:
stuff was stuck in France at the airport due to strikes
A strike in France? No way!
Sat Jul 16, 2022 4:57 pm

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
Sat Jul 16, 2022 4:57 pm linkquote
Got a response today. All good.
Sat Jul 23, 2022 6:28 am

Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
 
Molto Verboso
Joined: 14 Oct 2016
Posts: 1027
Location: northern New York
Sat Jul 23, 2022 6:28 am linkquote
My Malossi VR-1 case arrived yesterday. It's a work of art. $809 with the reed block and plumbing, studs, bearings and silent blocks. I think that's quite good.

At this point, I have no immediate plans for it as I'm in the middle of a complete rebuild on an LML based 187 with a Polini kit. I have no business at this point in my learning curve messing with big reed carbs and spendy kits, but there will come a day.

I chose the reed based case because I thought it would give me more options in the long run.
Sat Jul 23, 2022 6:32 am

Hooked
Parmakit Primavera -74, Polini Primavera -68, Stock GL 150 -59, VMC 177 Bajaj Chetak 125 -95
Joined: 22 Jun 2022
Posts: 250
Location: Finland
 
Hooked
Parmakit Primavera -74, Polini Primavera -68, Stock GL 150 -59, VMC 177 Bajaj Chetak 125 -95
Joined: 22 Jun 2022
Posts: 250
Location: Finland
Sat Jul 23, 2022 6:32 am linkquote
My cases came with one piece bearings for the crankshaft. Ordered a two piece one for the flywheel side to make joining and splitting the cases a lot easier.
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