05 January 2016

Moto Guzzi Motoleggera

More of the beautifully preserved Moto Guzzi Cardellino Motoleggera at the 2015 Festival of Italian Motorcycles. Note the original fascetta in steel, not aluminium.

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18 November 2015

Festival of Italian Motorcycles 2015

The Festival of Italian Motorcycles is an annual event organised by the Classic Italian Motorcycle Association of Australia and the Moto Guzzi, Ducati and Laverda Clubs in Victoria. Its held in the traditional home of the Italian community in Australia at Piazza Italia on Lygon Street.

Although the start time was 9am the the bikes started arriving early, this is about 7:30am.

By lunch, about 250 bikes.

Unrestored Cardellino Motoleggera with original tyres.

Rare factory built for Australia (raced in Australia) Lambretta racer.

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11 October 2015

Jaguar XK140

A Jaguar XK140 from the collection of Carl Lindner at Seppeltsfield winery September, 2015.

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30 July 2015

Dell'Orto Carburettor Information Sheets

Instructions for assembly and tuning early 1950's Dell'Orto Carburettors and information sheets for the Dell'Orto RC SC RD RE, UA - B and SSI carburettors here.

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17 July 2015

Lambretta 150D / LD Flywheel Puller by Buzzetti

An M27 x 1.25 puller is required to remove the flywheel of the Lambretta 150 D / LD and Buzzetti, the Italian tool maker manufacture this size amongst others. GPS Imports were able to deliver one overnight and if you are in Australia, cheaper than you could import it for.

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05 July 2015

Dell'Orto MA19B4 Overhaul

The Dell'Orto MA19B4 for the Lambretta 150D needed an overhaul and Adam from Italian Motor Magazine recommended Eurocarb for parts. If you cant see your particular Dell'Orto on their website, use the Dell'Orto part number in the search box.

Eurocarb sell British made Trumpet / Velocity Stacks. The Dell'Orto MA19B4 has a locating dowel for the stock 'tipo F14' filter housing, this will not interfere with the Trumpet. The machining is very good and the thread form (M32 x 1.25) is firm without binding.

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