Originally Posted by scottmanesis
Matt maybe they would be more expensive than china kits, but why not 500 or even 600, if it is superior then so be it! The reason why the auto makers are getting killed by the Asian markets has mostly to do with the auto workers union. Some dude gets paid 30 bucks an hour to put on one lug nutt per vehicle and we wonder why we cannot compete?
while some elitist may pay more for a quality motor, most consumers see a sweet spot between performance vs price. yours may be better but is that much better?
if the average consumer wanted a super mega awesome motor, don't you think more morinis would be sold?
mind you we're talking about getting these into the hands of the general public not people interested in motorized bicycles as a hobby or sport.