Front Shock Absorber Black & Titanium Vespa SIP Performance 2.0 PX
Product Code: BD13625
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Shock Absorber Vespa (Front) SIP Performance - PX, PE, DISC, T5, T5 CLASSIC
New Improved Version 2
Supplied with Adjuster tool, Allen key (For adjuster lock off), Fixing bolts and Shims (2x .2mm & 2x .5mm - For perfect fit)
"On the basis of a German development we are now able to present a modern and innovative suspension which catapults the Vespa straight into the 'here and now'! The result is the SIP PERFORMANCE range of shock absorbers from precisely CNC milled construction elements, almost unlimited settings options and a range of additional gimmicks. All of the experience we have gained over 30 years was incorporated in the development. Prior to entering batched production, the SIP Performance shock absorbers were also tested at clutch and suspension specialists Sachs (since 2001, ZF Friedrichshafen AG) in Schweinfurt. Bitubos and similar gas pressure shock absorbers were used as objects of comparison. The test results supported our initial work and the idealistic conception of a Vespa shock absorber.
Features such as the continuously variable spring preload, a genuinely progressive spring and adjustable rebound damping are just a part of the sophisticated features. Technical refinements such as a 12.5 mm thick rise bar, hardened light weight materials and an additional guide plate for the upper rubber bearings all provide additional stability in the suspension. High quality materials are as straightforward as the precise and detailed CNC production and a perfect finish including surface protection.
Spring preload: The continuously variable spring preload means the shock absorber springs can be given a tighter basic setting - the forces compressing the spring thus meet an early counterforce. The spring preload occurs via counter rings, which, when effectively counter-rotated, guarantee an effective degree of safety against unwanted adjustments. The adjustment tool is naturally also supplied.
Progressive springs: Our shock absorbers are also equipped with a progressive spring which means the clearances between the spring coils become progressively lower (progressive). Only progressively coiled springs permit a genuinely comfortable response when braking or riding either with luggage or a passenger, which means the spring initially responds very sensitively but gets 'stiffer' in the case of further spring compression/loading.
Setting the rebound damping: The rebound damping gives a positive finish to the overall picture and influences the extension characteristics of the shock absorber, which means it regulates the response when driving over uneven road surfaces and potholes and also when braking. Depending on the model between 10 and 20 different possible settings ('clicks') for the rebound level are available. On turning the rebound damping in a clockwise direction the damping level increases, when turning it in an anticlockwise direction it lessens (direction of view = plan view).
Info: On the Grimeca disc brakes it may be necessary to adjust the shock absorber attachment slightly. The ex-works plastic coating often has very big variations in terms of the thickness of the coating. This is straightforward and easy to do by yourself.
Conclusion: A successful alternative to conventional shock absorbers which not only convince thanks to their technical features but also through their style and their design quality.
SIP Performance shock absorber, front gas shock absorber filled with nitrogen gas, spring preload continuously adjustable, progressive spring, lock rings for adjustment, rebound adjustment: 20 different levels ('Clicks'), 14mm damper rod (with the 2.0 version), CNC machining, aluminium, length: 246mm, various colours"
Information courtesy of SIP
Listed as suitable for,
|Producer/Model||cc||Type||Engine||Yr. of Const||Extra|
|LML Speedy 4T||150||4T AC|
|LML Star 4T / Star Deluxe 4S 125 4T||125||4T AC|
|LML Star 4T / Star Deluxe 4S 150 4T||150||4T AC|
|LML Star Deluxe 125 2T||125||2T AC|
|LML Star DLX / Via Toscana / Star / Stella / Belladonna RV 150 2T||150||2T AC|
|LML Star DLX / Via Toscana / Star 2T 125||125||2T AC|
|Producer/Model||cc||Type||Engine||Yr. of Const.||Extra|
|VESPA P125X||125||VNX1T||2T AC||`77-`82|
|VESPA P150 S||150||VBX1T||2T AC||`78-`90||(RC) Taiwan|
|VESPA P150X / PX150 E||150||VLX1T||2T AC||`78-`85|
|VESPA P200E / PX200 E||200||VSX1T||2T AC||`77-`86|
|VESPA P80 / P80 E (Frankreich)||80||V8A1T||2T AC||`80-`84|
|VESPA P80X/PX80 E||80||V8X1T||2T AC||`81-`83|
|VESPA PX 2011||150||ZAPM||2T AC||2011|
|VESPA PX 2011||125||ZAPM||2T AC||2011|
|VESPA PX 80 E Lusso/ EFL/ Arcobaleno / Elestart||80||V8X1T||2T AC||`83-`90|
|VESPA PX100 E||100||VIX1T||2T AC||`83-`84|
|VESPA PX125 E||125||VNX2T||2T AC||`81-`83|
|VESPA PX125 E `98 / Millenium||125||VNX1T||2T AC||`98-|
|VESPA PX125 E Lusso/EFL/Arcobaleno / Elestart||125||VNX2T||2T AC||`83-`97|
|VESPA PX150 E `98 / Millenium||150||VLX1T||2T AC||`98-|
|VESPA PX150 E Lusso/EFL/Arcobaleno / Elestart||150||VLX1T||2T AC||`83-`97|
|VESPA PX200 E `98 / Millenium||200||VSX1T||2T AC||`98-|
|VESPA PX200 E Lusso/ EFL/ Arcobaleno / Elestart||200||VSX1T||2T AC||`83-`97|
|VESPA T5 / Elestart||125||VNX5T||2T AC||`85-`90|
|VESPA T5 Classic||125||VNX5T||2T AC||`92-`95|