1967 Vespa 150 Sprint Project

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  1. Rob578

    Rob578 Long timer Supporter

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    I have a 1967 Vespa Sprint VLB1T I acquired this scoot back in 2004 with the intentions of restoring it. It's all original, even the tires with approx 3300km. Engine runs, transmission shifts, very little rust on the frame all parts are with it.
    I've finally decided that it's not a project I'll ever finish (or start).
    Any idea what it's worth??
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  2. fullmetalscooter

    fullmetalscooter Let me take this duck off

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    head to modern vespa forum and ask there. Will no pictures it's hard to say. 1 to 3 grand depending on issues ? I in fair condition as a running scooter I say 2 grand at least . If I were you I post it on modern vespa or ebay it .
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    Wentwest How's that work?

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    You could ship it to me. I promise to take good care of it. :imaposer
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    It's in the mail!!!
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    Here's a pic with 14 years of dust on it

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    Wentwest How's that work?

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    Thanks!

    Seriously, it seems the value is very location dependent. Here in the San Francisco area there's a substantial interest in old Vespas, and they command top dollar. In some other parts of the country the interest is pretty minimal. Using Modern Vespa as a resource to find these pockets of interest would be useful. I see old Vespas listed on our local Craigslist that are from all over the place. Check out this ad! https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/mcy/d/moss-beach-1957-vespa-gs-for-restoration/6827722037.html

    Here's a little gem, only $14,995! https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcd/d/san-francisco-1965-vespa-180ss/6824199502.html

    Or this p200e https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcy/d/san-francisco-classic-vespa-p200e/6822520890.html

    Do they sell? Who knows? Not to me.
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    That's exactly why I posted here. Prices seem all over the place.
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    The Vespa boys seem to think this is an early example of a VietBodge
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    fullmetalscooter Let me take this duck off

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    I dont know . I m no expert but Vietbodge should have a larger back wheel . Often the middle stand has those yellow tipped on it . You could also see how much of it is bondo using a magnet . Thats a clear sign of it being vietbodge . Facebook group thats all about vietbodge scooters. https://www.facebook.com/groups/149570481849838/

    Really all you can do is post it ebay , clist etc and see what happens . Be up front that you bought to restore and never got around to it. It is what it is . Buyer beware. To me it seem like your scooter just is n't all that bad .
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  10. ChairmanMaose

    ChairmanMaose OneLessCar

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    The Modern Vespa Not-So-Modern crew are legitimate experts. There's a guy over there (Slashy) who bought a Vietbodge as an experiment so he can give people feedback on what the ownership of the bike is like. I think the engine has been replaced by now. I'd take any advice they have to give.

    Slashy's Bodge: http://modernvespa.com/forum/topic149862

    Bodge Spotting: http://modernvespa.com/forum/topic70412
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    I'm going to do a detailed inspection this weekend on it, particularly the motor and body. Will report back.

    If you look closely at the picture you will see a crack running from the floorboard up the backbone (is that the correct term?). That's where I'll start.
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