Parts & Repair
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!
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 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 looked good. Further emails with JR got me thinking and I discovered the speedometer was only sluggish. After working with it, it improved to the point of providing accurate readings.
JR saved me a lot of time and expense. He was unusually responsive and helpful. In my experience this kind of help and service is very unusual. I will certainly buy all of my needed parts from Thrifty Scooter.
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
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.
Do you finance?
I WOULD LOVE ENJOY A ROAD WARROR. BUT NEED TO KNOW IF YOU FINANCE, SO I CAN GET IT TO ENJOY JUST LIKE KEN FROM TEXAS, YOU SEE I JUST TURNED 63 YRS OLD IN JULY AND WOULD LIKE TO RIDE A TRIKE LIKE YOURS IT WOULD FIT ME JUST RIGHT. I'M 6'4"IN HEIGHT AND YOUR ROAD WARROR TRIKE LOOKS GREAT. BUT I NEED TO KNOW IF THERE IS AWAY I CAN PAY BY THE MONTH AND ENJOY IT AS WELL, CAN YOU HELP ME PLEASE! PLUS BABY IS A NICE NAME BUT MINE WOULD BE SEXY! TERRY (BUBBA) FROM Lehighton-Pennsylvania
Quality & Service MC95
I am pleased to say that the customer service and professionalism shown by Thrifty Scooters to me during and after delivery of my MC-95 Roadster, has been an positive experience, and I look forward to working with thrifty scooters for all of my future needs, and I am glad to recommend them to all of my friends!
Harry Cushard Michigan
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
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.
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
Roketa 110 cc Go-Kart
JR - 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 parts and information!
CALL TOM! 208-219-0839 for Maintenance and Repair
21 N. 850 W.
Paul, ID 83347
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.
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!
Hello, Today was my first time ordering from ThriftyScooters, I ordered a waterpump for my Jonway 250, after ordering it I emailed Thrifty a question re: my order, lol before I could log off from their website I receive a call from a 208 area code and don't usually answer from strange numbers, luckily I picked up and it was JR calling me back THAT QUICK to answer my question. all i can say, is this is customer service at it's finest and I will continue to use JR and Thrifty from now on. Thanks JR have a good day.
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.
All online transactions are sent through our secure server and encrypted with 128-bit technology.
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.