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Old 06-04-2009, 10:14 AM   #1
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What's involved in rebuilding a Scooter?

Hi i'm looking to buy this really cheap Honda Jazz and the engine needs rebuilding, i think, because it's "maxed out in KMS"

what's involved in that? it seems quite easy and i'm pretty mechanically inclined

is it expensive as well?

any suggestions would help thanks!
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Old 06-12-2009, 09:34 PM   #2
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How cheap is "really cheap"?

Most Honda Jazz scooters are going for 1500-2000 on CL last I checked.
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Jiang Wayne is a good place to start.
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Old 07-31-2009, 10:02 PM   #4
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My Yamaha BWS50 has a little over 22 000 Kms and its still running very strong. The other day I asked a local Yamaha how much a rebuilt was and they told me that only the top end would need rebuilding and that would cost only about $200. If I am not mistaken, the Jazz and BWS uses the same engine from what i recall so it should be around there. Just call around to different Hondas and see what they say. If you want to do it yourself parts should be only about $100 to $150 MAX.
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