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.
I 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 so much!
Roketa 110cc Engine Knowledge
I've been a mechanic for 40 years, and I know most engines have characteristics that make each one unique, and some can even be difficult. The Rocketa 110cc Go-Kart I worked on wasn't starting, so I called JR for advice. He ran down all the usual troubleshooting, and then came up with just a small comment about the air filter needing to be attached in order to start the engine. I attached the air filter, and it started! JR saved me a lot of self-doubt and wasted time with his expert knowledge of these engines. Thanks, JR!
CALL TOM! 208-219-0839 for Maintenance and Repair
21 N. 850 W.
Paul, ID 83347
Thanks JR, You were an awesome help in locating the body parts I needed. Very quick shipping also!!
This 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!!
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 some tinkering here and there i got it working fine.
DB-07 200cc Enduro
Got the bike on Friday. It arrived in perfect shape, the metal frame inthe box took a hit, but in a good place where it could not have hit thecontents. The only damage I noticed was that the front axle bolt wasslightly bent, which I noticed only when turning it, but it didn't seemto affect installation fit or performance so I didn't worry about it. Anyway, bottom line, the bike is awesome! I followed all instructions andcarefully put it all together over two days including tightening/checkingall bolts, using loctite including on the front axle and lower suspensionlinks, changing the oil, oiling the air filter and adjusting/testing allcables and electrics. Fired it up yesterday and put 13 slow and carefulbreak in miles on it riding it around the self storage facility. It ridesbeautifully and has great power, sound feel etc. I'm not sure how long itwill last but right now it feels and rides to me just a like a Honda. Infact, I have to say I'm generally quite impressed with the quality of themost of components. The only exceptions are the gas cap and the headlightwhich appear a little crude, but no complaints. One additional thing, Inoticed some websites had a line in the specs for remote start/remotealarm and all listings I saw said "no", but guess what, this one hasboth, including two key fobs with lock/unlock, start, and alarm and theyall work great! You should probably include that in your listings, if you can rely on it. On a side note: the box had a correct color picture ofthe bike, but listed the "ITEM NO." as "RDZ-200-BLACK AND WHITE (DB-07H).On the web the RDZ appears to be a dirt only bike, so once again it seemslike the Chinese are still working on model designations but in this caseit all turned out well. Overall I'm very satisfied, thought you shouldknow. Thx, JTW
Motobravo GK_250 go cart
I'm very impressed by ThriftyScooters' efficiency and knowledge. I Sent JR a picture of a Motobravo GK 250 Dune buggy spline with a brief description of what I was looking for. He came back with a price and availability the same day. That was impressive but what was even more impressive was that he went out of his way to accomodate me by making sure I could get my part the following day(friday) just in time for my w/end outting. Price for part and shipping were very honest and fair. I live in Southern California and there are a few dealers here but none have after sale service like Thrifty does. Shop Thriftyscooters with confidence!
James, Southern California
Roketa-64 300cc ATV repair
I went to JR with all kinds of issues with my Roketa atv-64 Sport 300cc that I purchased used from someone and never even got a chance to ride it in good condition. I had issues with the starter the rear shock was blown and it was falling apart and everything on it was loose. After looking at the atv for me JR assured me it would work like a totally different machine after he was done with it. After finding all the parts for the ATV at a very fair price JR asked me to bring it in. He fixed everything for me and I got the atv back the next day! I have tested my atv it just around the neighborhood and so far it DOES ride like a totally different machine. I plan
on taking it out this weekend and tearing it up I am confidant I wont have any more problems.... This IS THE MAN TO GO TO FOR FOR ALL YOUR OUTDOOR TOYS! I AM IMPRESSED!
Roketa 260 cc ATV
Thanks 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!
I 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...
JR for President
Big 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 and keeps more customers. Your average shabby vendor gets rich quick but blows it in the long run. Thrifty has all my scooter business (guaranteed since I cannot help but tinker with things I should not)and they should be around for along time. Thanks peace, love, dove and 60mpg scootering.
My 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 its appearance is beautiful, racy, futuristic and sexy. I agree. It would have helped,though, to have instructions on how to mount the trunk box. The rear view mirrors were relatively easy to mount. Now, I still need to add the battery and gas to ride, but I'll bet all the neighbors will be envious of this seventy-four-year-olds mode of transportation! Thanks JR for your support. Bob Hulse
Great LLK 150cc Scooter
Received 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 oil and it started up with no problems. Everything works great. Thank JR. It's more than I expected.
Very Good Company to Deal with' We purchased a Roketa MC-51 250cc Street bike and I plan on buying another motorcycle from them for my son! Thank You.. James Linderman
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 6-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 15years 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 90 and 110cc 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 on 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.