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Old 01-28-2008, 06:50 PM
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Default Which Chinese ATV manufacturer is the best?

Which Chinese ATV manufacturers build the most reliable, best handling ATV in the 200-400cc range? I have seen prices range from $900 - $2500 among the Chinese makes. Are there any particular re-sellers out there that have good customer service? Which ones should I avoid?

If anyone has an ATV like this please tell me about your experience.
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Old 01-28-2008, 07:10 PM
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Default Which Chinese ATV manufacturer is the best?

I would trust a 20 year old Yamaha Moto 4 with 10,000 miles on it before a brand new Chinese ATV with a life time warranty. Unless you live in a community thats void of used ATVs in your newspaper classifies thats the root I would take.
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Default Which Chinese ATV manufacturer is the best?

Welcome to the forum bman900! [img]i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif[/img]

As far as Im concerned Jetmoto is the best quad coming from China.

I would avoid anything selling on ebay unless your great with wrench, and maybe a welder. [img]i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif[/img]
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Old 01-29-2008, 01:23 AM
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Thanks mywifesquad!

I did some more digging and found www.racewayatv.com is a major seller for the Jetmoto brand. There were several posts out there from people that seemed satisfied with this dealer. I may try them out.
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buyer beware....have known several people that bought chinese quad and when they broke they had a hell of a time getting parts. bad resale also. have you considered buy a used big brand quad? i dont know what size you are looking for but you chould find a nice used big brand quad from about the same price as a new chinese quad. the honda ex series quads are all very good and have outstanding resale valve.
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Old 01-29-2008, 10:36 AM
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My buddy has two Jetmoto's sitting in the rain in his back yard...he is junking them! Lasted less than a year and can't get parts.....

You are way better going used from an established manufacturer, where you can go to a dealership and actually get some parts!
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Old 01-29-2008, 02:57 PM
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reconranger,

Are you buddy's Jetmotos older models? What kinds of problems did he have? I understand their quality has improved in the past couple years.
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Old 01-29-2008, 09:41 PM
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I agree with TLC, bigned, and recon. Do yourself a favor and get a used name-brand quad or a new one if you have the money. I have heard all the horror stories of breakdowns and part availability problems from several who thought that they were saving money. Just my opinion, but, save yourself the headache!![img]i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif[/img]
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<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote>Originally posted by: reconranger

My buddy has two Jetmoto's sitting in the rain in his back yard...he is junking them! Lasted less than a year and can't get parts.....</end quote></div>


Its not all that tough to call a Toll Free number and get a couple of parts.
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My old boss hada chinese atv and it broke quite a bit and took a long time to get parts. They finally bought a name brand and haven't had as many problems.

I bought a used brand name and its awesome.
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