Looking for someone to restore my moped

I am in Eastern Pennsylvania. I have a 1957 Peugeot Moped. I thought I was going to restore it myself, but after many years of never getting around to it, I'd like to have it done. Can anyone recommend a shop or individual? Within driving distance (eastern PA, NE, DE)?

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Jeremy Homser /

Do you mean a full showroom condition restoration or a mechanical restoration.

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Erik Metz /

Not showroom quality. Not even concerned about original colors matching. Just cleaned up, and mechanically sound. I'd really like to be able to ride it a mile or so to the local store.

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Agree with just cleaned up . That original look is gorgeous. No new paint please!!!

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Erik Metz /

I'm okay with keeping original as much as possible. Any recommendations on someone that can fix it up for me?

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does the motor turn over? im thinking you might be able to send the motor to someone to rebuild and just clean your tank. Just a possibility.

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♣Slew Foot♣ /

Neil V is a pug guy Bethlehem Pa.

Rob K. Hersey.

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I was thinking Rob k. I dunno him personally but I've seen him post a lot of bikes over the years that he looks like he knows what he's doing

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Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) /

That thing is sweet. I'd love to see some pictures/video of it when its finished

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Rockettman in Trenton, Michigan

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♣Slew Foot♣ /

Shelley @ Sunday morning motors

Top notch but Midwest.

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Erik Metz /

Thanks Rob. I found Neil and sent him an email. Hoping he can help.

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Erik Metz /

Thanks. I found Rob K and sent him an email.

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Robert Linhares /

Trent: gotta be very lucky to get rocket man to redo their engine!

We are the lucky ones.

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Albert Dyer /

Does anyone know where I can get a service manual for this type written in English? I'd like to restore mine if I can find a service manual. If there isn't one, then I'll sell it.

thanks for all and any help and suggestions.

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> Albert Dyer Wrote:

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> Does anyone know where I can get a service manual for this type written

> in English? I'd like to restore mine if I can find a service manual. If

> there isn't one, then I'll sell it.

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> thanks for all and any help and suggestions.

AFAIK; there is no service manual translated to english, just the french one kicking around. These bb's are so damn close to every other peugeot that it shouldn't be super hard for you to rebuild yours. I just rebuilt this peugeot engine for Mr. Metz and it was as easy as any other peugeot.

If you have a clutch like the one pictured above; I'd say that's the biggest worry. That has cast iron powder inside and used that to engage a friction disc creating an automatic clutch. Crazy cool tech they only used for 2 years before switching to something more like the 102 clutches. PM me if you have any questions, I will gladly answer and send pics of whatever I can.

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> Albert Dyer Wrote:

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> Does anyone know where I can get a service manual for this type written

> in English? I'd like to restore mine if I can find a service manual. If

> there isn't one, then I'll sell it.

>

> thanks for all and any help and suggestions.

Maybe :

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-qKZKIT1DGV80w-NjjXlsXZGA-BhGNx9

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♣Slew Foot♣ /

Rebel Moby might be able to translate he's motobecane guy but he lives in Canada so you never know I bet he speaks parlez-vous

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Albert Dyer /

Thank You! I printed everything out to look through. This will help a lot.

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Tri-ped Dave O.D.B. /

Moped Central (Rob K) is in Hershey which is a bit of a ride but I know him for decades and he knows his stuff

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Clay bar and wax job

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One of the biggest issues I ran into was the head. The spark plug was sleeved at some point and that leaked pretty bad. Fixed that with some marineweld and still couldn't get the decomp to not leak into the exhaust. Eventually switched to the malossi non-decomp head.

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It took a lot of work to get this clutch to be functional. But it works, there's parts available, and its tuneable.

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Tweaker trash /

> ♣Slew Foot♣ Wrote:

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> Shelley @ Sunday morning motors

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> Top notch but Midwest.

Not anymore I took here ;)

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And of course the ignition coil failed. Swapped to puch coil. It was rewired after this to hane an internal and external condensor. Lights rewired and switched to ba9s bulb sockets.

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