Lambretta scooter: Now with 90% less filth!
As you can see, the scooter is starting to show its true colors, that just happen to be iseo celeste (sky blue) lol. Now i'll show you some of the tools i have been using to work on the scooter! to do the bulk of the cleaning i used concentrated degreaser, purple power or something like that, it comes in gallon jugs for 5$ at dollar general
and along with that i used my neighbors wimpy 1500psi electric power washer, which worked fairly well and has an adjustable tip which was nice. I dont have pictures of those items, but here is another handy tool i rigged up
This is a soda blaster, very similar to a sand blaster but it uses baking soda instead of sand, hence the name. Baking soda is much less abrasive and works in a slightly different way than sand and works pretty well for removing crud while leaving soft metals like brass and aluminum untouched. another handy tool is an ultrasonic cleaner. Mine is being used with a combination of purple power degreaser, hot water, and oxyclean in the picture below to clean the scooters carburetor. which is in overall pretty good shape, just need to order the kit to replace the gaskets and a few other minor wear parts.
and probably the most useful thing is this:
the full lambretta li125 series 3 parts catalog! which lists every single part on the scooter, with detailed exploded view diagrams showing where everything goes. i love having a laser printer at home