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Old 03-15-2019, 05:51 PM
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So I picked up a Chinese mini chopper, with a beastly 49cc. I've been searching the internet for options to replace it with and currently am doing so still, but I thought I'd ask you guys if y'all have any experience or recommendations with this. It's electric start currently, and I would prefer to keep it that way. I'm not looking for anything 100 mph worthy, just bigger and preferably doesn't sound like a weedeater lol. Pic of it in the bikes/trikes section.
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Old 03-15-2019, 07:28 PM
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Tecumseh two cycles are commonly found on junked single stage snowblowers, and are 85cc+

A nice and cheap upgrade over the 49cc,and with a diaphragm carb (on some stock, pictured ), can mount at any angle.
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Are there any 4 stroke engines comparable and electric start?
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No....Not really...
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You might find a little Chinese pit bike or pocket bike engine that would be suitable, but anything that small is unlikely to have electric start
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Are you just looking for something cheap and fun or are you looking to spend time and money? Does it have to have electric start? Craigslist in Houston has some briggs motors cheap. One even has a clutch on it already.
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Are you just looking for something cheap and fun or are you looking to spend time and money? Does it have to have electric start? Craigslist in Houston has some briggs motors cheap. One even has a clutch on it already.
Cheap (relatively at least, not looking at $500 engines) and fun. Would prefer to have electric start, but doesn't have to have it. I haven't been on craigslist in years, guess I should check it out lol.
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