WARNING: The following advices and informations are purely indicative and by no means the responsability of the author. Everyone has to be sure that he is able to repair
or maintain himself his motorbike, if in doubt, let it to a professional mechanic.

1- Carburation:

- Downloadable Dell'Orto documents, go to the Laverdamania assistance service
- Dell'Orto needle sizes
- Basic carb setting,
1000 LAVERDA (Dell'Orto PHF 32, A/C A11)
- Basic carb setting,
1000 LAVERDA JOTA (Dell'Orto PHF 32, A/C 4C)
- Basic carb setting, LAVERDA 650, 750 GT et American Eagle (Dell'Orto VHB 29
- Basic carb setting,LAVERDA 750 S et SF jusqu'en 1972 (Dell'Orto VHB 30)
- Basic carb setting,LAVERDA 750 SF1, SF2, SF3 (Dell'Orto PHF 36)
- Carb adjustement, global method

- Bigger carbs? How to calculate the new main jets size
- How to check carbs?
- How to balance the carbs?
- Dirty carbs, blocked galleries

2- Ignition:

- Original ignition test Laverda 1000 et 1200
-
How to replace Nippon Denso High Tension ( HT ) connector wires:
- How to fit an IIS ignition system?

- How to find Nippon-Denso HT coils for BTZ ignition?
- Spark plugs

3- Cams:

- 750 et 1000/1200 Laverda cams (lift, opening and closing figures)
- How to be sure that cam timing is correct?

- How to make adjustable camwheels on Laverda sohc twins?

4- Bearings:

- 750 et 1000/1200 Laverda bearing types and sizes
- Serial numbers of the 1979 bikes concerned by the wrong batches of bearings
- How to replace steering bearings?

5- Seals:

- 750 et 1000/1200 Laverda seals types and sizes

6- Electrical:

- Electrical wirings
- Starter motor test

7- Cylinder head:

- 750 valve clearance
- 1000/1200 valve clearance
- How to adjust valve clearances (Laverda 1000 and 1200)?
- Valve sizes and angles
- 750 et 1000/1200 cylinder heat nuts torque
- Working on cylinder head
- Unleaded conversion

- How to get undersized shims? (Laverda triple engine)
- Cylinder head restoration

8- Pistons:

- All on piston problems
- Pistons and liners replacement

9- Suspensions:

- Oil viscosity and quantity, spring lenght
- Basic setting
- Ceriani and Marzocchi 38: How they work
- Shocks
- How to tune Laverda suspensions?
- How to fit "race tech" emulators?

10- Brakes:

- Bleeding
- MCs and calipers
- How to repair RGS Corsa and SFC 1000 front discs?

11- Tyres:

- Fit modern radial tyres on an old Laverda

12- Frame:

- Stiffen a frame (triples)

13- Lubrification:

- What kind of engine oil?
- Lube diagram
- Cables lube
- Swingarm lube

- Case of the oil leaking from the breather hose at high engine speed

14- Charts:

- LAVERDA 1000 3C: Speed chart depending of the final transmission ratio
- Crank rotation VS Piston travel (650/750 twins)

- Crank rotation VS Piston travel (1000/1200 triples)

15- Maintenance:

- Maintenance Laverda 750
- Maintenance Laverda 1000/1200
- Ingrédients

16- Improving:

- IIS ignition
- DMC ignition
- Primary belt drive
- Cams
- Inlet stubs
- Exhausts
- Air filter
- Shocks
- Brakes
- Original stickers

17- Tuning:

- 3 different ways to tune a 1000 Laverda
- Triple engine tuning
- Frame and suspension tuning
- Wheels and tyres tuning

18- Paintjobs:

- Laverda paint references

19- Tips:

- 650/750 Laverda
- 1000/1200 180°
- 1000 120°

20- Nominal running clearance and plays:

- Clearance piston/cylinder
- Clearance piston rings
- Clearance rocker pins (650/750)
- Diametral/lateral clutch drum clearance
- Crankshaft clearances
- Gearbox clearances

21- Practical sheets:

- Sheet #1: 1000/1200 Laverda valve control and adjustment
- Sheet #2: Carb basic control
- Sheet #3: Carb balancing
- Sheet #4: Steering bearing replacing
- Sheet #5: Fit an IIS ignition on a Laverda 1000 ou 1200
- Sheet #6: Repairing SFC 1000 and RGS Corsa front floaters discs
- Sheet #7: Rebuilding a crankshaft
- Sheet #8: Modify a frame for racing purpose
- Sheet #9: Cylinder head restoration
- Sheet #10: Gearbox restoration
- Sheet #11: Pistons and liners

22- Troubleshooting:

- Troubleshooting

23- Various:

- Video: Exclusive view of a 4 stroke engine running, through neutronic radiation (Done by: Institut Laue Langevin at Grenoble - France)

 

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