SIP Performance VAPE Ignition Sport for Vespa Sprint / ​Rally / ​Sprint / ​Super / PX
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SIP Performance VAPE Ignition Sport for Vespa Sprint / ​Rally / ​Sprint / ​Super / PX

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SIP PERFORMANCE Ignition VAPE Sport for Vespa 125 GTR 2° / ​TS 2° / ​150 Sprint V 2° / ​Super 2° / ​200 Rally 2° / ​PX80-200 / ​PE / ​Lusso / ​Cosa

  • Aluminum CNC
  • Flywheel ca.: 1600g
  • 12 magnet
  • 12V, AC 110 watt
  • 9 coils
  • Variable ignition timing

An extremely powerful and reliable ignition update for classic Vespa models.

SIP have managed to gain the assistance of a major European producer, VAPE, to manufacture these high-end ignition systems for our beloved Vespas. The materials, production and construction of the SIP PERFORMANCE ignition systems are of the highest quality. The laser-cut logo is a good indication of the overall clean and efficient manufacture of the components of this kit. The advantages of this ignition speak for themselves.

Strong power supply
Strong, reliable spark
Particularly stable flywheel

The electrical functions are representative of state of the art modern technology. Due to the eight coils included on the stator-plate enough power is created at tick-over revs to already fully illuminate your Vespa’s lighting. We have both AC and DC versions available and we recommend the DC type if you wish to power digital components such as the SIP Speedometer, or you require a high battery loading charge.

The two versions of the SIP-Vape ignition:
The CDI module is available as a ‘Road’ version with a static ignition point, similar to the original item, or a ‘Sport’ version that includes a variable ignition point which advances at low revs. This increases the available torque – especially at the lower end – and the ignition point is then gradually retarded as the rpm rises into the power-band. This also helps reduce the combustion temperature while simultaneously providing an increased rev-range. The exact adjustment range is shown in the instructions as a diagram. Between 4000 and 8000 rpm. E.g. adjusts the ignition by 8 degrees towards retarded.

The pick-up on the stator-plate is split into two and arranged on top of another instead of next to each other as with the original design. This eliminates the possibility of false positioning during the initial set up due to the sloppy manufacturing tolerances included on many Vespa engine casings, crankshafts, stator-plates and flywheels. The exact ignition point is clearly marked with a precise line on both the flywheel and stator-plate, which allows ignition adjustment without stroboscopic lamp. All you need to do is find out the top dead center (TDC).

The extremely stable flywheel
One of the most major advances achieved is the production of the fly/fanwheel unit as a single component, avoiding a riveted inner mounting-cone and an uneven rotation. This greatly reduces engine vibration while also noticeably extending the working life of the flywheel side crankshaft bearing. The fanwheel is CNC machined from solid aluminium and delivers an identical volume of cooling air to the cylinder as the original PX 125 and PK items from PIAGGIO, throughout the whole rev-range. The amount delivered by most aftermarket ignition systems is easily surpassed by our design, without preventing higher motor speeds.

The flywheel intended for the smallframe Vespas weighs 1390 gr. and for the largeframe 1660 gr., making them both considerably lighter than their original counterparts. This primarily improves throttle-response, but leaves the motor easily manageable in urban traffic and while carrying a pillion. Our SIP – VAPE flywheels are 100% compatible with the original flywheel remover type.

Technical specifications :

  • A relatively high 110W power is available from tick-over for greatly improved lighting.
  • Can also power additional electrical components such as a fuel pump, lambda sensor heating, USB power-port etc.
  • Precisely balanced flywheel due to its one-piece construction.
  • Plug & Play installation without a strobe-lamp due to precise ignition point markings.
  • Perfectly arranged rotational mass, improved throttle-response.
  • Ideal cooling performance, identical with original straight-finned type.
  • Twelve-finned, CNC machined fanwheel.
  • RPM linked variable ignition point (SIP PERFORMANCE ‘Sport’ version).
  • Complete delivery includes : CDI, Fly/fanwheel, rectifier (DC), regulator (AC).
  • Single woodruff key slot on crankshaft mounting of the flywheel, avoiding incorrect set up.
  • High end materials, precise production and laser-cut logo.Note: When installing a SIP-Vape ignition in the DC version in all PX models with a combined ignition and steering lock (i.e. usually Lusso and later models), special features must be observed: These models with battery have DC and AC circuits as standard with the on-board electrics installed. High beam and low beam are supplied with alternating current, which is switched via an output on the ignition lock.

The original Piaggio regulator can be retained on models that are equipped with a stator plate with 5 cables as standard.
It gets a little more complicated with models that are serially equipped with an ignition base plate with 7 cables. Here, the on-board network and the controller of the standard 5-cable variant must be converted.

Additional information

Weight 3.8 kg

Product Fittment Guide

Model / manufacturer cc Type Engine Year of construction Additional
LML Star 125 2T/ DLX / Via Toscana / Deluxe 125 2T AC w/o electric start
LML Star 150 2T / DLX / Via Toscana / Star / Stella / Belladonna RV 150 2T AC w/o electric start
MOTOVESPA 200 DS 200 2T AC 1979-
MOTOVESPA 200 DS 200 2T AC 1979-
VESPA 125 GTR 125 VNL2T 2T AC ’68-’78 145901 ->
VESPA 125 TS 125 VNL3T 2T AC ’75-’78 18139 ->
VESPA 150 Sprint Veloce 150 VLB1T 2T AC ’69-’79 294260 ->
VESPA 150 Super 150 VBC1T 2T AC ’65-’79 412374 ->
VESPA 200 Rally 200 VSE1T 2T AC ’72-’79 33997 ->
VESPA COSA 1 125 VNR1T 2T AC ’88-’91 w/o electric start
VESPA COSA 1 150 VLR1T 2T AC ’87-’90 w/o electric start
VESPA COSA 1 200 VSR1T 2T AC ’88-’91 w/o electric start
VESPA COSA 2 125 VNR2T 2T AC ’91- w/o electric start
VESPA COSA 2 150 VLR2T 2T AC ’91- w/o electric start
VESPA COSA 2 200 VSR1T 2T AC ’90-’96 w/o electric start
VESPA P125X 125 VNX1T 2T AC ’77-’82
VESPA P150 S 150 VBX1T 2T AC ’78-’90
VESPA P150X / PX150 E 150 VLX1T 2T AC ’78-’85
VESPA P200E / PX200 E 200 VSX1T 2T AC ’77-’83
VESPA P80 / P80 E (Frankreich) 80 V8A1T 2T AC ’80-’84
VESPA P80X/PX80 E 80 V8X1T 2T AC ’81-’83
VESPA PX 200 E 200 2T — w/o electric start
VESPA PX100 E 100 VIX1T 2T AC ’83-’84
VESPA PX125 CAT 125 ZAPM50100 2T AC ’07- w/o electric start
VESPA PX125 E 125 VNX1T 2T AC ’81-’83
VESPA PX125 E ’98 / Millenium 125 VNX2T 2T AC ’98-’05 w/o electric start
VESPA PX125 E Lusso/EFL/Arcobaleno / Elestart 125 VNX2T 2T AC ’83-’97 w/o electric start
VESPA PX150 E ’98 / Millenium 150 VLX1T 2T AC ’98-’05 w/o electric start
VESPA PX150 E Lusso/EFL/Arcobaleno / Elestart 150 VLX1T 2T AC ’83-’97 w/o electric start
VESPA PX200 E ’98 / Millenium 200 VSX1T 2T AC ’98-’05 w/o electric start
VESPA PX200 E Lusso/ EFL/ Arcobaleno / Elestart 200 VSX1T 2T AC ’83-’97 w/o electric start


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