Sounds like you got a winner once the wiring is sorted out... and whatever that problem is seems easy. And good luck with selling the Honda.. life is too short to hang onto annoyances. Give him a strong deal so he's got nothing to come back and complain about.
Maybe the guy at Mopedmadness is polite and says that to everyone? I'm still learning about these bikes and may have gotten lucky with mine... who knows.
got no idea about Generals' availablity.. not at all up to speed with what's out there..