1996 PIAGGIO VESPA ET4 BLACK Easy project/winter hack

Price: £205.00
Condition: Used
Item location: southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Model: VESPA ET4
Year: 1996
Mileage: 12,819
Color: BLACK
Engine size: 124 cc
Gears: Automatic
Start type: Combo
Previous owners: 8
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This Is my vespa ET4 125cc - I originally purchased it in July 2013 for my girlfriend to ride. However she did not enjoy scootering and prefers to walk so I had been using it as my back up bike until July this year when the MOT expired. I hadn't needed to use the scoot so I had let it slip. I would of sold sooner however I secretly hoped to talk my girlfriend into trying again. but alas some of us our not cut out for life in two wheels!

How ever the scooter starts fine purrs like a pussy cat. One of the quietest and smoothest scoots I've ridden. Ideal learner bike or for easy daily commute through city centre. The paint work is rather tatty. It was orange but a previous owner had painted it black (log book changed). However the paint quality is not great and large chunks of the paint had come away before I purchased it. This was of no concern to me as my girl wanted it coated pink once she had learnt to ride it anyway! If have should some photos of the belly pan and underside as many of the ETs have severe corrosion under here that Is potentially dangerous. As you can see there is just a little surface rust and bubbled paint work as would be expected but no terminal rot! The exhaust is also in good shape.

Ive completed a few 100mile trips on the scoot without a single failure. In fact I picked it up from Epsom and rode it the 60 or so mile home. I had the belts. rollers and clutch over hauled by a local mechanic in august 13 as it started to rattle slightly and wanted to prevent a failure in future.

The bike is currently without MOT but I would not call it stairs/repairs as the work to go through an MOT is minor:

Replace number plate

Repair Center stand - the pin has sheered slightly at one end. I was going to remove the centre stand and fit a kick stand as my girl found the centre stand a bit cumbersome - I will supply the kick stand with the bike new in packet. I believe installation is fair simple. However the existing Center stand could be easily repair either with a new pin or some threaded bar.

Other then this all she needs is a clean up and quick service and she'll be a steady reliable work horse. A little more money on a nice powder coat job and a new seat cover will create a great looking scoot with years of life left in her.

Ive started the bidding low but if I get a fair price ill also throw in a fly screen and top box both with required fixings.

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