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Old 10-01-2016, 11:19 PM
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Just curious how many kits did you buy at a time?
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Old 10-02-2016, 02:40 AM
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I just ordered and received 2 kits from my source.
Business as usuall on both kits.
Quality kits, great seller, no problems!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/182197461953...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Old 10-02-2016, 12:07 PM
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I just stick with Skyhawk engine kits.
http://www.bicycle-engines.com
They are the best kit made and the ONLY 2-stroke kit EPA approved.
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Old 10-02-2016, 12:28 PM
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usually bought 10 every month or 6 weeks - bought 30 last time tho since he was running out of them

for about a third of the kits, I just sold the motor as a replacement for a dead one and put other kit parts on shelf for individual part sales (saves many hours a month in parts ordering)
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:19 PM
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got only a couple responses for ebay sellers - none with any info except "kits are as described' from sites with 15 kits for sale at diff prices and all with same description

seriously thinking of no longer having kits or motors on hand
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Old 10-07-2016, 11:22 AM
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got only a couple responses for ebay sellers - none with any info except "kits are as described' from sites with 15 kits for sale at diff prices and all with same description

seriously thinking of no longer having kits or motors on hand
It kind of depends on how much space you have.
Now that my sister-in-law has moved back to Alaska and my Son has his own place my shop takes up 1/2 of out 1800sf house ;-}
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Old 10-07-2016, 12:27 PM
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I bought 30 kits last time, and could make room for maybe 50, but can not get any info about them and don't want to go thru ordering 5 or 6 kits from diff places and have a lot of them so bad I can't sell them

hills are steep here and riding each one for 60 or 70 miles hoping it will run in enough someday to get up a hill is just getting to be too much at my age - not counting time & money lost taking one of those weak motors apart and putting some parts on shelf as used, while tossing cases and barrels into recycle for aluminum scrap
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Old 10-07-2016, 01:52 PM
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I bought 30 kits last time, and could make room for maybe 50, but can not get any info about them and don't want to go thru ordering 5 or 6 kits from diff places and have a lot of them so bad I can't sell them
Ya, I get e-mails from all them all like woodpecker, ~$80 a kit if you buy a bunch. I have no desire to sell ****.
I just set all their e-mail to go to Spam.

Like you I do buy a few good kits when they are sale, no such thing as too many spare parts, well, within reason, for example I just threw away ~25 sets of stock grips.

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hills are steep here and riding each one for 60 or 70 miles hoping it will run in enough someday to get up a hill is just getting to be too much at my age - not counting time & money lost taking one of those weak motors apart and putting some parts on shelf as used, while tossing cases and barrels into recycle for aluminum scrap
It sounds like shifters would sale in your area.
I suggest you try that angle.
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Old 10-07-2016, 02:10 PM
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a big problem here is that if I start with a $189 schwinn majestic or huffy fresno and do all the work to remount fenders solidly and lower chain guard to get motor way down and custom wiring with CDI under motor - it takes me 6 to 8 months to get $550 for it as most bikes here go for $299 - $350

shift kits are out of the question entirely

got a crapload of left grips here, but folks seem to want to push throttle closed so hard that they trash the throttle grip all the time - always ordering more of those
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Old 10-21-2016, 02:14 PM
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making some progress on getting kits - have a china dealer that wanted me to do shipping & customs & EPA myself at a good price, but I didn't want to deal with all that

seems they have some already in US at a bit higher price, so now I just need to get the specs & parts changed in their standard kit to suit my needs (they may not have all the types of parts I want tho, so not sure if I want to just get motors and make my own kits or not) - seems the folks at their company that do sales have no idea about the diff parts in their diff kits

if I have to "order from the menu", I may end up with crap parts that I cannot sell in good conscience at any price
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