Repair tutorial videos

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This article is a collection of links to moped-related repair videos. Please feel free to link to any repair videos you have made. If you haven't made any, get to work already! A picture says a thousand words, but a video says a million.

See also: Misc_links#Repair/Performance, See also: Repair manual links

Fuel System

Gas tank, petcock, carburetor, etc.


Information about the functions of the pieces of a Bing carburetor (can also apply to other carburetor brands).
How to remove a Bing carburetor from a Puch Maxi (can also be applied to other mopeds).
How to remove the top half of a Bing carburetor.
How to take apart a Bing carburetor.
Instructions for cleaning a Bing carburetor (can also be applied to other carburetor brands).
Instructions for reassembling a Bing carburetor.
How to reattach a Bing carburetor to a Puch Maxi (can also apply to other mopeds).
Adjusting the idle speed and air intake speed screws on a Bing carburetor.
How to install the throttle cable on a Bing carburetor.


How a Dellorto choke functions and how to take one apart/put it back together.
How to adjust the choke release on a Dellorto carb.
Adjusting the idle screw and throttle cable on a Dellorto carb.
How to remove, clean, and reattach a Dellorto.
How to re-jet the carburetor on a Tomos A55.
Here is a short video for cleaning a Dellorto SHA 12:10, 12:12 or 13:13 Vespa moped

Electrical System

Spark plug, points, flywheel, magneto, lighting, wiring, etc.

A video on how to change a spark plug.
All about moped spark plugs.
How to locate and remove a moped spark plug.
How to check and adjust moped spark plugs.
Need to get under your flywheel but don't have a puller? Watch this!
How to set the timing on a Puch E50 engine.
A demonstration of how to clean the ignition points on a moped.
A repair video for Tomos ignition -- direct wiring and spark test.


Clutches, variators, gearing, etc.

Puch ZA50 engine disassembly using factory Puch tools.
Puch ZA50 disassembly NOT using factory Puch tools.
A quick tear down of the second speed drive gear and some talk about the shift dampeners (pucks) on the Puch ZA50.
This blog has embedded videos of the disassembly of a ZA50 engine.
A video about the operation of the Puch ZA50 starter clutch cable operation.
An overview of the flywheel, points, transmission, and how to replace the transmission fluid on a Tomos A3 motor.
A look at the gears and internal spring mechanism on a Tomos A3 engine.
How to change the transmission fluid on a Tomos A35 and/or A55.
A3 clutch shoes are better than A35 clutch shoes, but you can't directly swap A3 shoes onto an A35 hub. This video shows you how to make a small modification to the hub to make the A3 shoes fit on your A35.
While doing some tuning on my Vespa Grande, showing the method I used for removing and installing the variator.


Cylinder, piston, porting, etc.

How to port match a moped.
A complete engine rebuild on a 77 Motobecane 50 V model.


A video from about how to change a tire.
A YouTube video showing how to install a tire on a moped.
Some pointers about how to lace a wheel.


Brakes, cables, chains, sites with multiple videos, and anything else you can think of.

This has the potential to be a great resource for repair tutorial videos. Hopefully this will be updated and have many new producers and shows soon, so stay tuned! Current repair videos include: (click on the "on demand" button to browse the available videos)
Using a rope as a piston stop
Installing clutch springs
A whole series of videos on Batavus Repair. Current repair videos include:
The Batavus is Bad Video
The Tools of the Trade
The Great Batavus Clutch Mod
Encarwi Carb Tutorial
Learn about the history and origins of mopeds.
Yuppers, mopeds get great gas mileage. interviews Daniel Kastner and Angela Watercutter about moped gangs and scooter rivalry at 1977 Mopeds in San Francisco.
An overview of Tomos mopeds.
Having trouble taking off or reattaching the kickstand spring on an E50? Watch this.
This is an extensive collection of Honda moped/scooter repair videos for a wide variety of parts and problems.

Read the forum post about the Wired Magazine video series.