Lambretta

Series 2

The Series II was pretty much identical to the Series I except the head lamp was now in a larger head set housing. The headlamp also turns when you turn the steer unlike the series I.

 

Specifications


Date of production Oct 1959~Nov 1961
Scooters produced 111.087 – 206.020 – 34.928
Capacity 123 cc – 148 cc – 175 cc
Bore x stroke 52×58 – 57×58 – 62×58 (mm)
Carburettor Dellorto MA 18 BS5 – MA 19 BS5 – MA 23 BS5
Gear 4 speeds Hand Controlled
Power 5,2 cv a 5.200 g/min – 6,5 cv a 5.300 g/min – 8,6 cv a 6.000 g/min
Speed max 68-70 – 78-80 – 90 (Km/h)
Tyre Size 3,50×10
Brakes alluminium finned drum
Tank capacity 8.5 – 8.7 – 8.7 (L)
Consumption 43 – 42 – 43 (Km/L)
Weight 104 Kg – 105 Kg – 110 Kg
Overall length 1825 mm
Overall eight 1060mm
Overall width 710 mm
Colors two tones of grey – grey – blue, cream, grey, blue
Panels color red – blue, green, orange, yellow
Price 157.000 – 169.000 – 189.000 (Lire)

Identification details 125-150 LI


Version I to September 1960 Small rear light (142×43), round horn grille, air filter pipe fixed with screw clamp, stand mudguard fixed with eight 5mm bolts.

Version II mid-1960 – January 1961 Large rear light (130×58 mm), oval horn grille, air filter pipe fixed with screw clamp, stand mudguard fixed with two 8 mm bolts (from October 1960).

Version III February 1961 – to end of production Air filter pipe with spring clip, larger air filter (version III type).
Identification details 175 TV

Version I to October 1959 Frame with longitudinal rib welded along the centreline of the tube, 23mm carburettor, small tail light (142x43mm), round, grey horn grille, air filter pipe fixed with a screw clamp, stand mudguard attached with eight 5mm bolts, flywheel side bearing lubricated by the petroil mixture. Short piston (earliest examples only).

Version II to mid-1960 Frame with normal tube without welding, 21mm carbuerettor, flywheel side bearing lubricated with grease, long piston, large tail light (130x58mm), round, grey horn grille, air filter pipe fixed with a screw clamp.

Version II from mid-1960 – January 1961 Stand mudguard fixed with two 8mm bolts (from October 1960), round, grey horn grille, air filter pipe fixed with a screw clamp.

Version II from mid-1960 – January 1961 Stand mudguard fixed with two 8mm bolts (from October 1960), round, grey horn grille, air filter pipe fixed with a screw clamp.

Version III February 1961 – End of production Air filter pipe fixed with a spring clip, larger air filter (version III type).

Frame numbers by year


Li 125

1959: 700001 – 709838
1960: 709840 – 769061
1961: 769062 – 811087

Li 150

1959: 800001 – 825725
1960: 825726 – 921714
1961: 921715 – 100602

TV 175

1959: 100001 – 103261
1960: 103262 – 107464
1960: 200001 – 206005
1961: 206006 – 234323

Colour schemes and finishes 175 TV


Body colour parts Fork, frame, leg-shield, fuel tank, handlebar and headset, side-panels, headlamp cowling, horn grille, inside and outside of front mudguard, rear mudguard, floorboard tunnel, wheel hubs, front brake shoe backing plate, wheel rims, sare wheel holder, cylinder head air intake manifold, (2pieces), glovebox and lid, tail-light body, fuel tap hatch, stand, stand mudguard, righ-hand rear running-board L-bracket, battery holder and strap, air box, filter carrier and air intake beneath the saddle, front dampers, license plate holder.
Attention! (175 TV first version only) Note: The rear and mudguard, half of the cylinder cap ( the sparkplug part), the lower edges of the passenger running boards and the central floorboard and the insides of the side panels were coated with sound-deadening black paint before being finished in the body colour. For the second version, the parts finished with sound-deadening paint must remain black NOT finished in the body colour.
Black finish Rear danper, saddle frame and clamp.
Crankcase Bare aluminium.
Carburettor Carburettor body and float chamber cover bare aluminium, zinc-plated, screws and fittings.
Control cable sheaths Grey.
Saddles Black imitation leather with “Innocenti” rear script.
Silencer Matte black.

Colour schemes 150 LI


Body colour parts Fork, frame, leg-shield, fuel tank, handlebar and headset, front mudguard inside and outside, rear mudguard, floorboard tunnel, wheel hubs, front brake shoe backing plate, wheel rims, saddle frames and large central springs, spare wheel holder, cylinder head air intake manifold (2 pieces), glovebox and lid, tail-light body, fuel tap hatch, stand, stand mudguard, battery holder, air box, right-hand rear floorboard, L-bracket, filter carrier and air intake beneath saddle, license plate holder. The headlamp cowling, the horn grille and the side-panels are painted in the following colour variantsL Flaminia Blue, England Blue, Nile Green, Ruby Red, Coral Red. It is also possible to paint only the sidepanels in the contrasting colour and leave the front cowling and horn grille in the body colour.

Colour schemes 125 LI


Body colour parts Fork, frame, leg-shield, headlamp cowling, horn grille, handlebar and headset, handlebar lever carriers, rear air intake grille, fuel tank, front mudguard inside and outside, rear mudguard, floorboard tunnel, wheel hubs, front brake shoe backing plate, wheel rims, saddle frames and large central springs, spare wheel holder, cylinder head air intake manifold (2 pieces), glovebox and lid, tail-light body, fuel tap hatch, stand, stand mudguard, air box, right-hand rear floorboard L-bracket, filter holder pipe and air intake beneath saddle (Version III only), license plate holder. The side-panels only are painted dark Steel Grey.

Finishes 125-150 LI


Black finish Rear damper.
Crankcase Bare aluminium.
Carburettor Carburettor body and float chamber cover bare aluminium, zinc-plated screws and fittings.
Control cable sheaths Grey
Saddles Black imitation leather with “Innocenti” rear script.
Silencer Matte black.

Chromed parts 125 LI


Frame Brake pedal, frame tube cable circlip, “Lambretta LI” script on legshield, ring beneath steeringhead, threaded kick-start lever bush.
Electrical parts Headlamp bezel, right-hand light switch screws and cover.
Engine Kick-start lever.
Front fork Screws and pins, lower steeringhead bearing dust cap, wheel carriers.

Chromed parts 150 LI


Frame All Screws and bolts, special washers, bushes, Tie bars, pins and nuts for horizontal saddle frame springs, stand fixing plates (version III only).
Electrical parts Rectifier box.
Engine Levers, studs, screws and nuts..
Wheels Plain and cap nuts, bushes, wheel hub brake levers.

Chromed parts TV 175


Frame Brake pedal, frame tube cable clip, “Lambretta 175 TV” script on leg-shield and side-panels, ring below handlebars, threaded kick-start lever bush.
Electrical parts Headlamp bezel, right-hand light switch screws, ignition lock bezel and cover.
Engine Kick-start lever.
Wheels Front wheel carriers (rough chromed without polishing).

Cadmium-plated parts 175 TV


Front fork Screws and pins, lower steeringhead bearing dust cap.
Frame All screws and bolts, special washers, bushes. Stand mounting plates (through mid-1960).
Electrical parts Rectifier box cover (may be painted gloss black in some cases).
Engine Levers, studs, nuts and blots.
Wheels Plain and cap nuts, bushes, wheel hub brake levers.

Nickel-plated parts 175 TV 125-150 TV


Lubricators, oil caps.
Burnished parts 175 TV
Engine Air filter pipe fixing spirng (IV version only from Feb. 1961).
Frame Stand spring, brake pedal spring, fuel tank support strap.

Burnished parts 125-150 LI


Engine Air filter pipe fixing spring (version III only).
Frame Stand spring, brake pedal spring, fuel tank support straps.

Polished parts 175 TV


Frame Fuel tap and choke levers, side-panel levers, floorboard runners and furrules, leg shield profile terminals, handlebar lever carriers, rear grille, glovebox lock lever.
Electrical parts Handlebar light switch cover.

Polished parts 125-150 LI


Frame Fuel tap and choke levers, side-panel levers, handlebar levers, Lambretta script on side-panels, floorboard runners, leg shield profile terminals, glovebox lock lever. 150 LI only: handlebar lever carriers, rear air intake grill, floorboard runner ferrules.
Electrical parts Handlebar Off switch.

Lechler system colours 175 TV


Tyrrhenian Blue 8028
Oriental Yellow 8049

Lechler system colours 125-150 LI


125 LI
Dawn Grey 8019
Dark Steel Grey 8040 (side-panels only)

150 LI
Dawn Grey 8019
River Grey 8014 (certain 1st version examples only)
Whitehorn 8082 (certain late 2nd version examples only)

Maintenance data 175 TV


Fuel/oil mixture 4%
Spark plug Bosch 225/240 long thread
Engine oil SAE 90, 600cc
Carburettor (1st version) Dell’Orto MA 23BS5
max jet 110, min 40 – Valve 70
Carburettor (2nd verison) Dell’Orto MA 21BS5/BS7
max jet 88, min 40 – Valve 70
Ignnition advance 22° – 24° 32-33mm on flywheel circumference

Maintenance data 125-150 LI


Fuel/oil mixture 2%
Spark plug Bosch 225/240 long thread
Engine oil SAE 90, 600cc
Carburettor (1st version) Dell’Orto MA 18BS5/BS7
max jet 73, min 35 – Valve 50
Carburettor (2nd verison) Dell’Orto MA 19BS5/BS7
max jet 78, min 40 – Valve 50
Ignnition advance 22° – 24° 32-33mm on flywheel circumference