Category Archives: Cezeta/NZeta

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Taranaki Hardcore

Recently we rode our Vespa scooters from Wellington to New Plymouth where we caught up with Blair. He showed us his restored 502, progress on the J-Zeta 350 and other projects he had on the go, in his shed. The … Continue reading

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Scotty’s NZeta 501

A piece of New Zealand history. Restored NZETA scooter with a bit of history. Used as a workshop runabout for a few years then sat in a shed from around 1980 until 2008. Restoration started 2008 and finished in 2012. … Continue reading

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J-Zeta Blair update

J-Zeta Blair update. Blair recently sent me some more pictures of his J-Zeta 350 project and provided some good information for anyone looking at doing this or having to rebuild the front of a 501/502. There is nothing too major … Continue reading

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NZeta 502 Blair

NZeta 502 Blair This 502 model NZeta scooter, was for sale on Trade Me in Kaponga, not far from me in New Plymouth. Turns out it was owned by Roy King, bit of a legend when it comes to old cars, … Continue reading

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Cezeta 501 Jo

Cezeta 501 Jo Jo has sent these pics in for his Cezeta 501 restoration. good luck with it Jo.

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Cezeta 501 Steve

Cezeta 501 Steve Steve sent in some pics of his 1959,  Cezeta 501 – 03 that he is currently restoring.    

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas Douglas’ N-Zeta 501 (with 502 engine) restoration -the final chapter I you have been paying attention you may remember that I “finished” my N-Zeta before Xmas. It ran, but was very hard to start – only way … Continue reading

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Nzeta 501 Exhausts

Nzeta 501 Exhausts Paul found a complete set of exhausts here on this site and they look great. The header pipes are bent differently between the 501 and the 502 in case you are wondering why they dont fit.

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NZeta 501 Douglas

This is the latest update from Douglas with the scooter looking very smart. I really like the white fern, a very nice touch. Sounds good and only a few minor things to sort out. Good job.      

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Another NZeta back from the dead!

Not too many NZetas in Fremantle! Still a way to go, to get it registered, but it STARTS!  

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Nzeta 501 Elton

Nzeta 501 Elton This NZeta 501 belonging to Elton looks in pretty good shape, It will be good to see how far he goes with it.

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Nzeta 501 Scotty

Nzeta 501 Scotty The NZeta from original condition when I first saw her in 1981 at a garage I was working at. The owners manual that was in the seat compartment has a New Plymouth address on it and a … Continue reading

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Cezeta 501 Jim

Cezeta 501 Jim Progress with the 501 has been slow but things are starting to take shape. I’m doing a dry run to see what bits I still need to get for it before getting it painted. The donor bike … Continue reading

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas Looking very smart.

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Nzeta 502 Ian

Nzeta 502 Ian Latest pictures from Ian, across the ditch with his 502.    

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas Latest from Douglas as his 501 has been painted.

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas The front suspension back together with new shock and rubber. Lots of bits and pieces media blasted and powder coated in as near original colour as I could find. Brakes relined New tires bought and wheels rebuilt … Continue reading

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Nzeta 501 Douglas

Nzeta 501 Douglas This NZeta 501 belonging to Douglas is taking shape as time and parts permit. With some rust to be removed there will be a bit of work to be done. “Took me three days to get the … Continue reading

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