Holy Inexperienced Motor Assisted Bicycle Parts Buyers Batman!

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by Toadmund, May 26, 2013.

  1. Toadmund

    Toadmund New Member

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    They sold 9 so far!
    I guess they don't know they can get top quality for one third the price just down the street.
     
  2. 2door

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    I hope none of those 9 are members here.

    Tom
     
  3. Toadmund

    Toadmund New Member

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    My thoughts are that some people think that they must get special ones made specifically for a motorized bicycle.
    If they are forum members here we got a LOT of work to do!
     
  4. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

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    But they was shipped all the way from China for $9
    Just imagine how much gas money you saved by not having to drive there!!! :D
     
  5. Toadmund

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    In that case, it's a bargain!
     
  6. Highwaystar

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    I thought nine plugs for $90 was a good deal. Was I wrong?
     
  7. Desert Rat

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    Hate to break it to you but I bought mine from BAP $2.99 each
     
  8. Highwaystar

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    So my plan of selling these at a profit isn't going to work?
     
  9. Desert Rat

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    Barnum said it best, there's one born every minute! you just have to find that ONE! LOL:)
     
  10. maniac57

    maniac57 Old, Fat, and still faster than you

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    Never underestimate the gullibility of the general public.
    Common sense is like common courtesy...not very common these days.
     
  11. Allen_Wrench

    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    Even if it were made of gold, platinum, iridium, and kryptonite, I would still have trouble with the whole "$9.99 plus shipping" thing. How hard is it to just pick up an NGK someplace and screw it in? Just because my engine is a cheap Chinese product, doesn't mean the replacement parts need to be.

    Egads! Ye fellow Masters of yon mini-motors, we must cure this wanton gullibility with our experience of ages and the fonts of this forum!
     
  12. 2door

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    Maybe we should make membership here mandatory for anyone who buys a China Girl kit.

    Nahhhh, probably wouldn't help.

    Tom
     
  13. maniac57

    maniac57 Old, Fat, and still faster than you

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    We get enough "I ported the cylinder and installed a turbocharger, now my engine won't start" threads in here as things stand.
    The people looking for help can find us easily enough...
     
  14. NunyaBidness

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    Hey at least it's free shipping.
     
  15. CTripps

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    You can fool all of the people some of the time,
    and some of the people all of the time (but you can't fool Mom).
     
  16. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

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    Really?
    Then how come almost every time some wacko criminal gets caught their mothers say he is a good boy and would never do anything like that! laff
     
  17. Desert Rat

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    The majority of whacko criminals have whacky parents:)
     
  18. CTripps

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    It's all a matter of perspective... for example, what's 'normal' for your family might seem kind of.... odd, let's say, to mine, and vice versa. ;)
     
  19. Allen_Wrench

    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    I work for the county courts. I can vouch for the above quote, in the majority of cases.
     

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