Parts & Repair
I was concerned.I get uneasy buying things over the internet. Everytime I had any concern or need JR went out of his way to help me. He promply responds to every email or phone call on the same day. I am so very pleased with my purchase. Thank you very much Thrifty Scooters. View All
Phenomenal ServiceI purchased a part that was rather large, cumbersome and expensive to ship. JR went the extra mile and delivered the part himself to a destination that was within driving distance so I could avoid the extra shipping expense. His customer service went above and beyond all expectations! Love working with you JR.. thank you… View All
3-110cc & 1-125cc atv’sI have to admit, I was very wary of ordering something so large blindly on line, BUT I'm very pleased with what I received! We ordered 3 110cc's and a 125cc, they came in less then a week, the 110's were very easy to put together and took more time to get out of the… View All
Road Warrior 250ccHey JR, I was a little worried about ordering a motorcycle on line. However after speaking to you on the telephone I placed the order for the "Road Warrior Chopper" I gotta tell you I did not believe it when I removed the cover containing "Baby" that's what I call her now. The pictures on… View All
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
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
MC 95-250 is Beautiful!Thank you J.R for your great customer service! Very honest and informative about the product and shipping details. My bike came untouched and very well handled and fast. I got my MC 95-250 and my husband put her together and she is beautiful. Thanks J.R for making such a big purchase really worth the service… 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
Seaseng 125cc dirt bikeI appreciate JR's efficient and knowledgeable service. I had a lot of difficulty finding someone who could supply parts for a Seaseng dirt bike. JR'S Knowledge about the products he handles and his quick response to questions made it a snap to get the items I needed. His pricing and prompt shipping are great. I… View All
KMD 250cc ATV-57I got the KMD 250cc ATV from JR, and I LOVE IT! We looked and looked for an ATV, and by far Thrifty Scooters had the best deals! JR made the whole experience pleasant. He got back to all my questions within hours of me sending them, if not sooner. Once the ATV was delivered… View All
Motoravo Paparazzi MP-150I had been trying to obtain a speedometer cable for my Motobravo Paparazzi 150cc scooter through my repair shop for months. After trying many web sites I found Thrifty Scooters and got excellent service at a good price. My cable was delivered over an extended weekend, and I'm back to riding. Thanks for your prompt… View All
Roketa DB-07I received the 2 parts and installed it yesterday. It all works very well. Thank you for the hustle and time, greatly appreciated.....My parts from JR work great and I'm on the road again... View All
road warrorI got a road warrior and it great.i have bad knees but i can ride this trike with no knee pain.JR is the man.thanks 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
Excellent ServiceI needed some parts for my JL250P. The seller I originally purchased the bike from no longer sells them. After some searching, I found Thrifty Scooters. They were able to order the parts I needed, shipped them promptly. I'm very happy. I will definitely do business with them in the future. 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.
All online transactions are sent through our secure server and encrypted with 128-bit technology.
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.