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Vespa
« on: January 14, 2013, 05:34:13 PM »
Well I like it.  Is it hand made or factory produced?

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Re: Vespa
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2013, 05:46:33 PM »
love it - THATS a MICROCAR
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Re: Vespa
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2013, 06:41:33 PM »
Click to blow the photo up to original size and you can see the triple-death-ray silencer that's fitted!  So what is the front end from?  It looks a bit like small tractor bits to me.

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Re: Vespa
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2013, 07:35:32 PM »
Great fun! This was posted recently on J Poll's Bubblecars, Micros and Scooters Facebook page. Yup, front mechanicals look like ride-on-mower or mini-tractor parts. Reminiscent of the BSA Ladybird. Fun, but only in good weather!
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Re: Vespa
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2013, 07:45:11 PM »
And if the pillion saddle was still on the back, the owner (assumed male) could easily attract some female company...........................'Join the queue girls'.

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Re: Vespa
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2013, 08:12:43 PM »
It appears to be from the 2010 Vespa Day in Portugal.

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Re: Vespa
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2013, 07:39:45 AM »
ooh heck much smaller than i imagined from the other view. still great fun , but very vulnerable on the highway
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Re: Vespa
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2013, 10:05:08 AM »
A Vespa with steering like a Ladybird. Its time to start MPFC Wasp Club!  A pleasing little device.
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Re: Vespa
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2013, 12:32:28 AM »
I like the triple exhaust pipe!
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Re: Vespa
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2013, 11:12:41 AM »
So its been done before as a twosome.

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Re: Vespa
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2013, 12:15:28 PM »
Goodness, that is so like the Messerschmitt thing I forget the name of. Which came first?
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Re: Vespa
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2013, 01:33:21 PM »
Are you thinking of the Mokuli Al?

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Re: Vespa
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2013, 10:01:47 AM »
Are you thinking of the Mokuli Al?

Cannot remember but its ugly. I think several have been found now. Would Frank Tunig have one?
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Re: Vespa
« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2013, 10:51:18 AM »
Dont know but here is what they look like.

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Re: Vespa
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2013, 11:01:20 AM »
what on earth is in common visually  between the Mokuli and that vespa ? - not much i think
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