california legal seller?

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by metalzombievi, May 2, 2015.

  1. metalzombievi

    metalzombievi Member

    does anyone know of anyone who sells 80cc motor kits that can be delivered to california? i did a search through the forum but didnt find any about it. any help is welcome, thanks
     

  2. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

    Where about in CA are you?

    If you are near Orange County I would sell you one.
     
  3. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    there are some, but they sell with top end taken apart so the customer must than put it back together

    not a big deal if you're comfortable with these motors
     
  4. darwin

    darwin Well-Known Member

    Rumor has it CARB is looking for you! Bwahahaha
     
  5. bikejock

    bikejock Member

    I was going to get another 66cc/80cc 2 stroke kit to be cheap but decided to splurge a little and go with a Grubee 4 stroke 4G kit. Glad I did. It's not even on the bike yet and I can tell it's an awesome motor and transmission. Only payed $322.98 for it. It's also 2014 EPA approved and more than likely CARB approved otherwise it probably wouldn't have been able/legal to ship to California.

    Its a 49cc but from the YouTube videos it looks like it has great power for it's size and there's always cheap & easy mods to make it go faster.

    Last I looked the last website to sell 2 stroke kits to California (gasbike.net) made it so us Californians can't place an order for one.
     
  6. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

    Your assumption that a Huasheng 50 cc is CARB approved is incorrect.

    Only a Honda GXH 50 is CARB and it has the sticker on it to prove it.
     
  7. metalzombievi

    metalzombievi Member

    thanks for all the replies, right now i live in oxnard, soon to be frazier park. i wanted to get the motor kit to ride around the forest trails to go camping whenever i wanted! would have made it as silent as possable first. in still going back and forth betweeen the motor kit or a better self defence weapon against active mountain lions and bears which might take priority. i know its rear to see them but i have seen them multiple time while out hiking. i could get a snub nose .357 (for light weight carry yet still have a lot of power) for the same price of a realy nice motor and extras to make it as near silent as possable.
     
  8. bikejock

    bikejock Member

    Isn't the HS 142 a direct clone of the GXH? That should make it as CARB qualified as the Honda motors. Problem is HS doesn't seem to want to fork up the extra dough for a CARB certification on most of their motors.

    I hate how cautious California is being with emissions. Makes it harder to get certain motors. Having a few of these motorized bikes on the road isn't nearly as bad as how many cars are out there leaving a 10 times larger carbon footprint than any MB kit currently made.
     
  9. darwin

    darwin Well-Known Member

    Metal call up thatsdax.com and ask some ?s. 303-459-2780
     
  10. metalzombievi

    metalzombievi Member

    thanks for the info. i will probably contact motorbicycleraceing or thatsdax.com within a week or two and get the build started
     
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