Just an update to this thread. Amazon now sells the
with electric and pull start for $299
That’s a wet clutch, reduction gear, 80cc case. And a bunch of sketchy electronics and shit that, in the hands of someone capable, can probably be made to work.
Most of this chinese stuff is fine. No quality control often means the buyer has to take everything apart and finish it before use.
I have too many things started right now to do one of these at the moment. Just wanted to share for any crazy people that love painful adventures.