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.
Chinese Scooter Parts
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.
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
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.
Road Warrior 250cc
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 line do not really show off Baby's curves and sleek lines.
Easy assembly to get her ready for the road. While putting on her finishing touches people stopped by asking many questions. My friend, a Harley rider, eyed Baby and said I can't believe got got that much motorcycle at such a great price. Baby and I will hit the road soon and I know that eyes will pop as we go by.
Jr, I can not thank you enough for all the help answering my many questions and for your support. You and Baby have put back the desire of a 64 year old man requiring oxygen 24/7.
Oh by the way Baby is the only one in Abilene Texas.
Ken in Abilene Texas
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. You keep us rolling and I just want to say thanks.
MC-95-250 cc Spider Replica
My Red MC-95-250cc Spider Replica I purchased from Thriftyscooters is a real attention grabber. JR has been prompt and helpful in responding to my questions about assembly. maintenance, and paper work. I love riding this bike! I would definitely recommend this company for future purchases. Check out my pictures on this site.
I 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.
Jonaway YY250T parts
For the past month I have been trying to find parts for my Jonway YY250T scooter, after laying it dowm to avoid crashing into a cager that ran a red light. Thrifty Scooters really came through for me, I had been searching the internet trying to find all the parts I needed. Thrifty Scooters had everything that I had to have to repair my scooter. What was neat, was having the boss, JR, personally help me in my quest to repair my scooter, this really means a lot to me. When the day comes to buy my next scooter, Thrifty Scooters will get my business. John Ried
KMD 250cc ATV-57
I 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 to my house, it took a little work to get it out of the crate it was shipped in, which was packed well, so nothing was damaged. Then we had to attached the tires, and a few other things, put gas in it, and it started right up.
The only complaint I have is there is no assembly instructions that explains where everyhing goes (nuts and bolts, etc), and that the owners manual is a little outdated. But we had no problems getting it together. It just took a little brain power to figure it out.
Other than that, we had a great experience dealing with JR and Thrifty Scooters! We feel like we got a GREAT ATV for a GREAT DEAL!
Thanks JR and Thrifty Scooters!
I 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
50cc Scooter Piaggio
JR and Thrifty Scooters have the best customer service. They have great products and a great knowledge of all brands of scooters. I look forward to buying from this company in the future and recommend them to all fellow scooter riders! GREAT SERVICE, FAST SERVICE! Thank You Thrifty Scooters!
Mr Ward. Idaho
I ordered a UTV 800 and was taken back by what I received. It was just what I had ordered, even better. Everything came as promised, in great shape and more. I would recommend ordering from JR and Thrifty Scooters to everyone looking. JR thanks for the toy!!
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...
Motobravo DB-200 XY
Hats off, helmets on,to JR! He found me the parts I was desperatley looking for! I bought an enduro DB-200 XY bike that got layed down, and needed a few odd parts. He made things happen to get the parts,and to get my bike back on the road.
Happy in Florida
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.