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Vespa 150 Resto

VESPA 150 with a Pinasco tuning cylinder, 24 mm Dellorto, 12V conversion, 4-speed gearbox: added sparkle to the last restoration rolling out the doors before Christmas!
 
Ride Safe and see you all in the new year!

Spring is here- time to ride!

spring
Our latest rebuild is about to hit the road ready for spring.
 This Vespa has been given a new lease of life.  It’s owner rides it almost 5000km annually. And in the last few years it has suffered its fair share of knocks.  She has chosen gorgeous  teal green, and with 12v electrics and retro fitted indicators  her beloved VBA has been revamped and ready to hit the Sydney roads  again.

FOR SALE 1962 Lambretta LI

1962 Lambretta LI

  • Custom Gold Flake paint
  • Ancillotti seat
  • Brand new 200 CC stage 4 ported barrel with GOL piston
  • 22mm carb
  • Brand new gearbox selector
  • DJ expansion exhaust
  • Brand new Japanese clutch conversion
  • GP200 gearbox
  • 12V electrics
  • Full hydrolic front and rear disc brakes
  • Beedspeed twisted forks
  • 18 litre stainless tank
  • GP drop bars
  • Digital speedo
  • Hand engraved chain case
  • Hand engraved front and rear hubs
  • New rear shock
  • Custom Billet kickstart lever and hydrolic brake pedal

 

The only scooter featured amongst 50 top best motorcycles built in NSW at 2015 Throttle Roll, Sydney

Will be sold with NSW Blue Slip Certificate (Road Worthy Certificate). For interstate buyers, we can help arrange transportation at customer’s expense.

PRICE $6900

 

Please contact Sandy at 02 96983389 or email info@ssscooter.com

DEPOSIT TAKEN! GILERA RUNNER 1999 180 CC 2 STROKE

GILERA RUNNER 1999 180 CC 2 STROKE

  •  Three layer pearl custom 2pack paint
  • Only 100 km since rebuild
  • New Malossi cylinder kit
  • New Malossi Delta clutch
  • New Malossi belt
  • New SIP Stainless Steel expansion pipe
  • Engineered and reinforced chassis
  • Upgraded race engine mounts
  • Custom engineered drop bars
  • New tyres
  • New front disc
  • New brakes
  • New Pascoli forks
  • New Bitubo rear shock
  • New wheel bearings
  • Brand new Dellorto carb
  • Tomaselli quick action throttle
  • Custom body panels
  • CNC levers
  • Custom made seat
  • Digital speedo
  • Digital fuel level reader

 

Dyno-ed over 142km per hour- For burnout and wheelie fun!

 

Will be sold with NSW Blue Slip Certificate (Road Worthy Certificate). For interstate buyers, we can help arrange transportation at customer’s expense.

PRICE $4800

 

Please contact Sandy if you are interested at 02 96983389 or email info@ssscooter.com

Vespa GS 160 MK 1

This GS 160 MK 1 is  now a world traveller, and in 50 years she is has done a full circle of the globe.
She is was originally imported from the USA (non-battery model GS160)
and brought to Sandy at S.S Scooter in need of a full restoration a year ago.
But now she is heading back with her owner “Obie” to the UK to reside with his formidable collection of Lambretta’s.
Unfortunately, the hard-core Lambretta collector will not have time to be ribbed by his Lambretta riding mates in Oz
about his latest and  gorgeous  addition to his vintage stable. But I am sure I know a few boys in Blighty that will.
Farewell Graham O’brien you will be sorely missed. Safe travels and GodSpeed.

 

Vespa PX 215cc

From a Bondi Beach Bather to PX Street Burner.

Living it’s entire life by Bondi Beach without wearing any protection, this PX was suffering from an extreme case of cancer. With a rusted through frame it was time for me

to overhaul and save this Bondi Beach Bather.

The first job was weld in a new floor to re- strengthen this Vespa’s monocoque chassis .

Once the new floor was painstakingly welded into position, it was time to bring to fruition the tuning and customising concepts the customer dreamed of; from an enormous rear wide tyre conversion, to the 215 cc cylinder which was given the SS treatment flowing through a the stainless expansion pipe hanging off to the left, right down to the subtle CNC calliper to help her stop, are to name a few.

With a luscious coat of gun metal grey, this Vespa has been reborn; and she won’t be lazily sitting around Bondi Beach anymore, as she will be leaving our shores to burn up the winding roads of New Zealand.

VESPA VN2T

Like most Australian imported Vespas and Lambrettas we find a huge discrepancy in our models compared to their Italian mothers.

This Vespa, with its frame number VN2T should be a Faro Basso model (low light or lamp down). In other words, the headlight is mounted on the mudguard, and should also have a 125cc powered cylinder.

But this barn find had neither, the headlight proudly sits atop the handlebars and the cylinder was still at its original 145.5cc bore.

She had either been modified in Australia by the dealer, or she arrived on our shores in her current guise.

I still like to think that the Italians, on a Friday afternoon, would get around to the Australasian export scooters and give them a touch of uniqueness (in other words, they would get rid of excess parts from different models and years and ship them off).

Either way, this bellissima is on her way to a very proud owner in Adelaide. He’ll be riding (not hiding) this uniquely Aussie Vespa, and it will join his vast Vespa and Lambretta collection.

Vespa SS90- Double

With two of the rarest and coolest Vespa’s made in the SS Scooter  workshop, the opportunity to photograph them could not be  missed. With Sandy’s unmolested and unrestored SS90, sitting next to Tony Dunham’s beautiful and  meticulously restored SS90 made for a rare and beautiful sight on a steamy  Sydney summers day.







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White Ribbon Day 25th Nov 2014

wrdayReal men ride classic scooters and never commit or remain silent about violence against women!

S.S. Scooter Engineering is proudly supporting White Ribbon on this important day!

Join us today at the WR walk or come and speak to Sandy who is an ambassador of WR how to SWEAR never to commit or remain silent about violence against women.

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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