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Managed to pick this up from a good friend, some work needed but will be preserving the patina as best as can. Extreme thank you to V oodoo for the hens tooth battery door, it fit right on, truly appreciate Terry! Will be matching paint and wear marks to blend best as can!

Scoot was rather complete but I am looking for an original set of 70s levers (one with brake light actuator), et3 flywheel, stator and crank. I have CEV turn signal parts (pods, stems, etc) and working femsatronic rally parts (box, stator, flywheel, crank) to trade.

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Thank you V oodoo
Thank you V oodoo
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Honda motorcycle cleaner worked great!
Honda motorcycle cleaner worked great!
Swapped for euro small frame light
Swapped for euro small frame light
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Looking good!

I believe I got your levers & maybe even a used crank that should still have some life.
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Looking good!

I believe I got your levers & maybe even a used crank that should still have some life.
Thank you! The door makes it!
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shoot me a PM with your wish list, I'll see what I've got while rooting around for other parts.
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4.5 layers of medley paint: house paint brushed, oil, brush oil primer (extra thick) mystery pink layer etc. Proceed with acetone, cotton balls, tips and exfoliating pads…and many many hours…finally has been removed. Nice to have an original blue door with patina to match!
1st round
1st round
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2nd round
3rd round..it's under there
3rd round..it's under there
Lost count on the rounds…final product!
Lost count on the rounds…final product!
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Haha, 'The paint is only original once!', or maybe twice!

But I wanna see it on the bike!

Have you thought of a good NAME for it yet? I was maybe thinking of "Spot".

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Little update, rebuilt the original engine with an et3 stator, et3 flywheel and a polini 130. Patina matched an original China blue engine door, still need to paint match the battery side, but awaiting a new mini air gun to tackle that (Black Friday special). Owatrol oil treatment over the entire scooter to lock in and preserve look. New tires, cable inners and basic items. Found an NOS seat cover in that very very dark blue, so added that. Swapped the pods for vintage Hella bar ends. Finishing touches of et3 tailight, badge and decals (which will also be aged). Time to kick it over and test. This will be a battery free model based on the "convert your 70s vespa" post I saw on the forum.
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Patina door fits the look. Scuffed up then added a mixture of vinegar, salt, baking soda and peroxide to sit and fizzle. Wash off and seal with Owatrol oil like the rest of the frame to keep protected.
Patina door fits the look. Scuffed up then added a mixture of vinegar, salt, baking soda and peroxide to sit and fizzle. Wash off and seal with Owatrol oil like the rest of the frame to keep protected.
Patina original badge fits the look and reflects the update.
Patina original badge fits the look and reflects the update.
Bar ends look the part.
Bar ends look the part.
Swapped out the sealed headlight for one I had on the shelf that can replace bulbs.
Swapped out the sealed headlight for one I had on the shelf that can replace bulbs.
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Just now checking in and love what you've done, but does it RUN??? Gonna be an attention grabber & conversation starter whever you go! If you like to give your scooters a name, may I suggest Freckles if you don't like Spot?
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Sorry but one little thing here that is bugging me Facepalm emoticon

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It seems that your rear end is up too high.

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I always shoot for getting the fan cover slots and the engine door slots as parallel as I can, like on these two scoots.

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The upper coupling nut/bolt for your rear shock is available 26mm, 42mm, 48mm and 52.5 mm long - I bet you have one of the longer ones, maybe need the 26mm? https://www.scootermercato.com/Scooter-Parts/Rear-Shocks/70642
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Sorry but one little thing here that is bugging me Facepalm emoticon

It seems that your rear end is up too high.
Yeah, it might be the cover. It is not the original one..the original was rusted too much, so grabbed one that fit, the scoot never was messed with, but in any case… the patina will be no more…after riding around and hitting some inclement weather…the metal just does not have enough protection…and the floorboard previously had a weak spot that needed correction, so this weekend it will be dissembling time for a full restore. I am sticking with that color, but those stock signal holes will be filled and smoothed out.

Really wanted "spot" to stay original, but for longevity purpose and structure integrity it needs a proper refresh….

This thread will morph into the restoration process…hope it turns out like I have planned.
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