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Offline Yox

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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #10 on: August 10, 2019, 01:35:57 PM
 :123A:  That is awesome! it looks fantastic and I especially love the seats.
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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #11 on: August 10, 2019, 01:53:27 PM
*Originally Posted by Vespista1960 [+]

The hardest part here in Italy is the strenuous war against the bureaucracy  :124: A real nightmare.


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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #12 on: August 10, 2019, 08:39:58 PM
I'm sure it's no consolation but beurocracy in the U.K also presents extra hurdles to deal with.

Seeing the finished product makes it all worthwhile

I am particularly impressed that you have been able to research the ownership background of the bike.....well done   sir.
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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #13 on: August 11, 2019, 10:31:37 AM
We were forced. The heirs' consent was needed for some documents.
The previous owner lived in a small town not far from Milano. With the help of the City Hall officials and Facebook we found out that one of the heirs now lives in Indonesia, one in Spain, some are dead...
Fortunately a grandson lives in my city and all the heirs have been very friendly  :002:
It was a nice treasure hunt.

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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #14 on: August 11, 2019, 02:55:13 PM
*Originally Posted by Vespista1960 [+]
We were forced. The heirs' consent was needed for some documents.
The previous owner lived in a small town not far from Milano. With the help of the City Hall officials and Facebook we found out that one of the heirs now lives in Indonesia, one in Spain, some are dead...
Fortunately a grandson lives in my city and all the heirs have been very friendly  :002:
It was a nice treasure hunt.

Brilliant, that is so  :37:   
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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #15 on: August 15, 2019, 12:19:16 PM
That is certainly a fabulous job, but I'm afraid it is missing one vital component.



I want one of these for my Versys, but can't seem to find the correct part number  :notsure:
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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #16 on: August 18, 2019, 07:11:48 AM
Believe it or not, the Bazooka Vespa is real. It was requested by the french army in the fifties for airborne troops.

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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #17 on: August 18, 2019, 12:05:31 PM
The weapon is not a bazooka it's an american 75 mm recoilless rifle.

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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #18 on: August 18, 2019, 03:04:25 PM
I know. But it is called Vespa bazooka... :027:

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Re: Restoring my 1952 Lambretta 125 C
Reply #19 on: August 19, 2019, 01:47:43 PM


 It needs to be recoil-less or it would give you a Reverse to be remembered  :008: :008:

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