1981 VESPA 100 Smallframe DR130cc Engine FULLY RESTORED For Sale
This Piaggio Vespa 100 - Chassis: V9B1T*21214 was found in a Barn last year and has been completely rebuilt by Omar Niedenthal of 'Niedworks' in Hook, Hampshire. https://www.niedworks.com
Omar's background includes ten years of engineering and prop building, including vehicles, mechanical systems and furniture for numerous high profile feature films (usually Warner Bros. productions) shot at Pinewood and Shepperton Studios and it was a logical progression to combine his love and knowledge of custom fabrication to two wheeled vehicles.
Comprehensively rebuilt using NOS (new old stock) panels from SIP-Scooter in Germany, body polished and preserved with wax which maintains the beauty of the metal, unlike clear lacquer which tends to yellow over time and trap moisture underneath it.
The Engine has been completely rebuilt and has the DR130cc cylinder upgrade, Mazzucchelli Crankshaft, FAG/SKF bearings throughout, new Dellorto SHB19.19 Carburettor breathing through a sporty Malossi Air Filter, rebuilt 3 Speed Transmission with new gear selectors & shims, new Clutch, Control Cables, Stator, Points and Wiring Loom and new gaskets throughout.
The Chrome FACO Banana Exhaust sounds like a refined chainsaw, the scooter also has new Yokohama Tyres, new Seat and a genuine Piaggio NOS fuel tank. The frame alignment was also checked on jig prior to final assembly.
On the panels you can see the pull of the metal pressings which creates a really interesting texture and all welds are visible. See close up pictures.
Essentially a 'New' Vespa and with all the upgrades this scooter well keeps up with modern traffic. Serious fun!
NB: Please note that the engine and transmission will still require running in.
Standard Specification: Vin no: V9B1T from 1978 - 1984
Engine: single cylinder, air cooled 2-stroke
Induction: disc valve
Bore: 49 mm
Stroke: 51 mm
Cubic Capacity: 96.12 cc
Compression Ratio: 8.75: 1
BHP at rpm: 3.1 @ 5200
Transmission: 3 speed Constant Mesh
Primary Drive: 22/63
1st gear: 17.18: 1
2nd gear: 9.66: 1
3rd gear: 6.11: 1
Clutch: Wet - Multiplate
Carburetor: Dellorto SHB 19/19
Ignition: contact breaker & coil
Wheels hubs: cast w/cooling fins
Tyres: 3.00 x 10
Max Speed: 50 mph
Total dry weight: 172 lbs
This little scooter has lots of character and will make a great addition to any vehicle collection and is likely to be the only bare-metal Vespa smallframe in the country. It is ready for the Road with a current MOT and V5C logbook and Dating certificate present and the price includes a 6 months mechanical warranty.
On display in our showrooms in Mortlake.
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