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Old 05-20-2011, 10:38 AM
happyvalley happyvalley is offline
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Default Re: Does anyone make a motor that DOESN'T break down every time you ride ???

Originally Posted by JdubMotorMan View Post
Every day now it seems like there is a new problem and more money and time that has to be dished out just to get this thing to go another few miles.... at first it was cool and fun , but I'm trying to have some sort of reliable transportation ... I can't afford new parts every week ... what started out as a $250 project has probable gotten closer to $800.00 by now and climbing ... maybe I should just save up and get an actual motorcycle that will last 100,000 miles
There are other engines besides the China made 2 strokes, of course. I've had great luck with Japanese made engines.

That said, I've no license issues so I picked up a '95 Honda 250 Enduro for $800, all it needed was a little maintenance and cleaning, starts on the first try.
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