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Vespa PX 200 Street Racer

Friday feature scooter: Vespa PX 200 Street Racer (photographed by Wolfwerk Photography , built by SSScooter:

With an initial brief to turn his every day ride into a “wolf in sheep’s clothing”, this machine quickly went the opposite direction when just before the build the owner went for a “full-on” orange veneer.

With the stainless SIP expansion pipe hanging out the side, the Garelli carbon mudgard out front and the bright red Bitubos keeping her on the ground; all point directly that this is a wolf, inside and out.

She is definitely not disguising the fact that she is not only a tyre burner but also a work of street racer art to hit the roads from SS SCOOTER!

 

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Project 13

Trevor Howe of Project 13 fame has just opened his new workshop in East London.

Trev the Rev is not only a small frame tuning aficionado and builder of multi-award winning Vespa’s for the last 25years, but Sandy’s guru and best friend during his time in London. Together they honed their skills and knowledge, and spent everyday exploring tuning possibilities, engine configurations, styling cues and of course building their ultimate scooters.

Keep an eye on Trev’s blog page for his latest amazing creations:

www.project13london.blogspot.co.uk

Small frames- big ideas!

 

National Scooter Rally 2014 Jindabyne NSW Australia

The Canberra Swam Scooter Club proudly hosted this years National Scooter Rally with great success in Jindabyne. With gorgeous winding open alpine roads, beautiful scenery,  great tunes provided by Luke Alexander and Andy Jackson, and few good beers to top it all off,  all made for the perfect ingrediants for this  National which was held on Friday 7th to Monday the 10th of March 2014
As in previous years, all types of motor scooters were  welcome – geared or auto, vintage or contemporary, which attracted scooter riders from as far as Western Australia riding over 5000km to attend.

However it was at the Show and Shine that SS Scooter shone, humbly taking out
Best vintage scooter over 150cc,
Best Cusom Scooter and
Best Overall Scooter with Sandy’s Nitros Vespa.
And Scooter Fluer once again  took out Best Vintage 150cc scooter  with her famous Glitz   Vespa built proudly by Quite Mark in our workshop (with custom paintwork by Kyle Smith of Smith Concepts).

EVIL TWINS- Vespa 210 PX

EVIL TWINS- photos by Wolfwerk Photography

Check out all the photos and more info in our restoration section!

Vespa 210 PX by SSScooter Engineering

Vespa 210 PX by SSScooter Engineering

Vespa Street Racer with NOS

After 2 years of planning, painting and building Sandy’s (owner and head mechanic at S.S Engineering) Vespa Street Racer is now finally rebuilt and ready to tear up the roads again. However this time she has been finished off with a high reflective virtual titanium paint. With further refinements in breaking, handling, power and esthetics have not only reinforced this Vespa’s pedigree and street-cred as a brutally fast machine but have also reinforced Sandy’s love affair with this gorgeous machine.

Specs:
Body: Worb 5 drop bars, digital speedo, digital tacho, Billet master cylinder, full hydraulic Billet front disc brake, semi-hydraulic rear disc conversion, front tubeless rim, rear wide tire kit with 130x70x10 tire, rear Bitubo, front BGM damper, STO spring and SIP sport seat.
Engine: ported and blueprinted T5 cases, ported Malossi barrel and piston, RD 350 reed block, V force 4 reed, 28PHBH carb, upgeared primary drive, reinforced MMW clutch, Nitros Oxide System with 6 HP boost in 3rd W.O.T and 4t W.O.T

 

Photos by: Wolfwerk Photography

Mini Machine, Vespa 100

Check out this slick Vespa 100 !!

Photos by: Wolfwerk Photography

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From mild to slightly wild…Vespa PX 200

We’ve uploaded the restoration of a tarmac burning PX200.

Photos by: Wolfwerk Photography

 

Mail Order Ride, Lambretta TV 175 series 3

A customer orders a whole scooter piecemeal through the postal system all the way from South America.
Check it out in the Restoration Gallery.

Photos by: Wolfwerk Photography

Rise of the Phoenix- Vespa Super

We’ve uploaded a beautiful restoration on a not so pretty S.E. Asian Vespa who’d seen better days.
Check it out in our Restoration Gallery.

Photos by: Wolfwerk Photography

Vespa Super Restoration

Vespa Super Restoration