Originally Posted by The_Aleman
Don't be afraid of the chinese 4-strokes. They are copies of Hondas, and they have proven themselves in the forums..
Thanks. I have been leery of them due to the fact that the motor (QMB139) in my old Chinese scooter was supposedly a Honda clone. It sure would be nice to see more pictures of the HS 142F's innards. Did you do any pre-use prep work? Was there any junk in it? Was it well machined?