Parts & Repair
Appearance SurpriseMy 150cc MC-04 Roketa scooter arrived in excellent condition and was packed so well that it took me two hours to remove all the bolts and nuts to move the scooter off the wooden skid. After removal, I saw it was more beautiful and complete than I had anticipated. The neighbors and my wife stated… View All
ONLINE PURCHASE!Buying a vehicle online was actually pretty scary. i was terrified it just wouldn't come and there would be nothing i could do about it. Overall im am very pleased with my purchase. I bought the Motobravo Leike/Roma. When it first came, getting it started was a problem. but after talking to JR and doing… View All
AWESOMEJR, You've been awesome. My Roketa Bali 150 cc scooter was down for nearly four months and in a repair shop where the guys could not find a fan for it. In addition to that they broke the first part I ordered from you, the inlet, but I wasn't worried about where to find one.… View All
Chinese Scooter PartsExceptional parts support for a scooter they don't sell. They were able to find the odd ball parts I needed. Thanks Again Sam R View All
Great LLK 150cc ScooterReceived the scooter in record time, paperwork arrived soon after the scooter. This was a smooth transation. The scooter arrived in great shape, shipped on the 13th and arrived at my house the 16th. The handle bars, mirrors, battery, and footboards where all that needed to be installed. I charged the battery while changing the… View All
Chinese Scooter PartsJ.R, You are very informative, you can troubleshoot a problem without a hesitation. You are helpfull in every which way. I can't thank you enough. Hank View All
JR for PresidentBig brain fart day had me ordering two headlight assemblies instead of just the one I wanted. What other vendor would see that as a red flag and call to question it? No one I ever encountered on the Internet until Thrifty Scooters. JR& Co. recognize what others do not. Integrity is what wins business… View All
Great looking bikeI received my motobravo 150cc scooter a couple of weeks ago as promised. It was delivered on time with no problems. The bike arrived in good condition from CA. I haven't had a chance to take it for a ride. I'm waiting for parts I ordered to up grade and tag. JR Wolters keep up… View All
Roketa 260 cc ATVThanks JR for all your help with the parts for the Roketa 260 ATV. I appreciate the effort that you put in. Cheers Austrailia Paul. Thanks very much! View All
Timely HelpI purchased an instrument cluster from Thrifty Scooters for my Motobravo Paparazzi 150 to replace the original. Installed it and found the speedometer/odometer didn't work. Emailed JR to return the new unit. However, JR suggested I make some tests first before I went to the expense of returning the unit. Ran the tests and everything… View All
Road Warrior Trike 250 ccI just recieved my new trike and it's better than I hoped for. JR_ has been a great help getting all the paper work done. and getting me the trike 3 weeks early. You are the best. I have recomended you to several other people, that all thought the trike was awsome. Thanks. I HIGHLY… View All
Great service!JR is extremely knowledgeable about scooters, and he uses his knowledge in the very best way: to help the customer without price-gouging. He showed me how to fix my own scooter (who does that?) and had the best price on the part I needed (I checked around). My brother in law took his scooter somewhere… View All
Roketa 110 cc Go-KartJR - Thanks for your help on identifying and getting the head gaskets and rings for me for the Roketa 110cc Go-Kart! I couldn't find much information on my own, even on the internet, and you furnished everything I needed, and in a very timely manner, too. You're at the top of my list for… View All
MC-04This is a great Scooter! I didn't have to assemble the thing! I just put gas in it and started it up!!! Now I'm getting over 100 MPG and 60+ miles per hour. I love it!! View All
A+Buying a scooter over the internet is a little scary. JR gave me all of the right information and made the buying process easy. My scooter arrived within a week of the order date. Some assembly was required for my scooter, but I was prepared for that. JR helped me and was very responsive for… View All
Frequently Asked Questions
The majority of the vehicles sold on this site are street legal in all continuous 48 states. However, please check with your local DMV for specific state requirements. California residents require C.A.R.B. approval to be legal in the state of California.
Once an order is placed to Thriftyscooters.com, your order immediately enters our order processing system. We will gladly refund your purchase amount less the 3.5% processing fee which we incured to process your credit card.
All sales are final. We do not accept returns, exchanges, or trade-ins.
Yes! We offer a 3-month limited warranty applicable to factory defective parts only. Warranty excludes damage caused during shipping, misuse, abuse, or failure to properly maintain the vehicle. Please refer to our "Warranty & Returns" section. On certain vehicles, we offer extended warranty during the sale up to 36 months.
Step 1: Place scooter on parking stand (stand is located towards the rear of scooter next to kick starter).
Step 2: Put key into ignition and turn it to the (on) position. Note: Make sure kill switch is in the (on) position.
Step 3: Put unleaded gas into scooter (premium gas recommended). Note: Make sure you have the fuel line connected to the carburetor. It is located on the left side of the bike underneath the seat. There is a compartment that exposes the carburetor and what you are looking for will be either a brass nub 3/4 of an inch long or a hollow nub. You may not see it, however, you should be able to feel it if you are standing on the left side of the bike.
Step 4: Kick start scooter 6-7 times to build compression. Note: Do not pull on throttle or it will flood the carburetor.
Step 5: Now use the electric start (hold in rear left brake lever and press button on right that looks like lightening bolt). Hold for 3-4 seconds. Note: Do not hold it in any longer than 5 seconds at a time or you will burn the starter.
Step 6: Repeat sequence 6-7 times.
Step 7: Once started, adjust idle speed if needed. Note: To adjust idle lift up seat and in engine compartment on the top towards the farthest side of the carburetor, is a Gold Phillip screw attached onto a spring. Turn clockwise until it is set to your preference.
Fortunately, one does not need to be mechanically-inclined to assemble the vehicles. Most vehicles are 85% - 95% assembled. The typical requirements are installations of the front wheel, side mirrors, battery, and trunk.
It all depends on your location. It can range from 3-5 business days if you're in the West Coast or Midwest to 5-10 business days if you're in the East Coast. Remember, we do not ship to P.O. boxes. It usually takes 2 days to process your credit card. We will ship the same day that the funds have cleared.
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We have been selling atv's for 20 years and in that time we have only sold 2 50cc atv's. The reason is that the child quickly learns how to ride the atv and can't even climb out of a gutter on the sidewalk. The 90 cc and the 110 cc sell more to young riders. All of our 90cc up to 300cc atv’s have a safety throttle governor. This device is all well and good if the child doesn't listen. The important thing to understand is its all about training. The more time you spend training your child the more pleasure they will have with the ATV and the happier you will be with your purchase.
By training we mean the following:
1. Practice stopping and starting and make games out of it, like stopping on a line with the rear wheels touching and stopping on the line with the front wheels touching. spread out the lines until they have a football field of distance between lines.
2. Making a circular track. This will make your child slow down automatically around corners instead of you telling them to slow down.
Remember if you tell them they will not listen. If you make a game out of it they will learn control on their own terms.
Thriftyscooters.com is not responsible for shipping damages incurred during delivery. We inspect the crates before they are shipped out. We advise our customers to inspect their item for damages when it arrives. If the item is damaged during shipping, it is your responsibility to have the freight driver acknowledge the damage and notate the damage on the delivery receipt. You must then file a claim with the freight company. We will assist and cooperate with you during the claim process, but it is your responsibility to file the claim, submit the requirements for the claim, and follow the claim through to its resolution.