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A Few Tips On Your Modern Scooters Fuel System

A Few Tips On Your Modern Scooters Fuel System

Modern scooters are mainly four stroke machines. There is a mix of carburettor and fuel injected models and we find they are best run on 95 RON ( Research Octane Number) fuel. E10 ( Ethanol additive) fuels are more hydroscopic and can attract moisture into the fuel...
Workshop Tip – Check Tyre Pressures Regularly

Workshop Tip – Check Tyre Pressures Regularly

Our techs have been getting some wide variations in tyre pressures on customers scooters recently, so its a good time to remind our riders to check tyre pressures regularly and preferably when the tyres are cool for the most accurate outcome. Tyre pressures increase...
Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose and maintain a small footprint

Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose and maintain a small footprint

Reuse, recycle, keep a small footprint and minimize rubbish for landfill. At Scooter Central we are proud of our reusing and recycling efforts and for a very busy retail store and workshop getting loads of products and packaging delivered we put out one small rubbish...
Changing your scooter roller weights: The technical breakdown

Changing your scooter roller weights: The technical breakdown

Almost all modern scooters feature a CVT or centrifugal clutch (Automatic). A major drive force inside this clever type of clutch is the roller weights that move inside the roller cage which directly determine how quickly the gear ratio moves from slow to fast during...
How to code your spare Vespa/Piaggio Key

How to code your spare Vespa/Piaggio Key

Life happens.  If you accidentally lose your second scooter key, getting a new key cut and coded or programmed is no worries.   OUR ADVICE:  Never ride around on your scooter with the master key. If you lose that master you might be in a bit of strife.  The...
Please Check Your Tyre Tread For Wear!

Please Check Your Tyre Tread For Wear!

We don’t often see ones as bad as this but it is always good to get a reminder to check your tread wear.  In the winter months with the cooler weather tyres are more susceptible to loosing grip.  If you haven’t thought about it for a while, please check...

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