RUNNING THE VESPA

HOW TO RUN YOUR RESTORED VESPA

The vespa engine is a TWO STROKE engine.
This means that the correct mix has to be used

Mix:
Oil: Full Synthetic
Gasoline: 95 lead free
Use a mix of 4 to 5% of full synthetic oil

  • Let the engine turn during one minute before start to drive
  • Do not stay too long in the same gear
  • Avoid using constant speed
  • The First 500km / 300miles drive carefully
    • on low speed
    • Switch gear and speed often
    • do not drive above 50km/h / 30 miles/h
    • Do not overheat (no distance above 20km)
  • 300 – 650 Miles
    • Stay below 70 km/h / 40 miles/h
    • Change gear in low RPM
    • Do not accelerate generously
    • Avoid over heating due to driving for long distance