Re: Bullit 125

Stephen Keller /
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> Ken Roff Wrote:

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> Wow about 4,000$ usd for that hero bike !

>

> Looks cool though !

>

> Oh for the days of the clean low mileage hardly used Japanese 2 stroke

> enduro bikes you could get for 3-400 bucks like these I was washing the

> mud off of here in the 80s,

>

> Twice as powerful/fast as any lifan of same cc, way more reliable, all

> l they needed was a bore job and oversize piston every 9-11,000 miles

> which cost about 90 bucks, cleaning of the exhaust chamber, and clutch

> pads if you were too abusive on the clutch,

>

> If you were brave and didn’t use the bike on the dirt you could throw a

> a velocity stack on it, up jet carb, a bigger chamber and could make

> like 30 horsepower out of a 175-250cc engine and bikes some as small as

> 125cc you could put a motocross top end, carburetor and exhaust on it

> and make near 30hp

>

> I was dumb, I sold them cheap because I got them cheap, I wish I

> would’ve hung onto one or two of them from the dozens of 90-350cc ones I

> had/worked on before the Internet came in with craigslist, eBay and then

> prices went through the roof

>

>

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> It would be cool to get that hero bike, toss the lifan off of it and put

> a nice built Japanese 125-250cc two-stroke engine on it,

I miss those cheap enduro's too, used to get them at garage sales....now they cost a fortune.

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