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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Here's some actual photo's of the Lifan bikes for sale at the Chiang Mai, Thailand Lifan dealership.

    The 250cc enduro model, 1 year guarantee, no registration, 72,500 Bht

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    The single cylinder Lifan 200cc , full legal Thai registration (takes 45 days to process) 46,000 Bht


    Comes with a 2 year guarantee !!


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    In blue

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    There's also a Lifan 100cc sports bike that sells for 38,000 Bht

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    There is also a Lifan 250cc cruiser, Honda Phantom copy that retails for 78,000 Bht


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    Business card of the Lifan dealership in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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    Location in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    If they cant be sold with a plate, how many do they hope to sell??

    Who would want them???

    Don't really understand the logic, perhaps some body can explain?

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Chris- the 3% excise tax is included when purchased, so the bike is legal in Thailand, just not legal to ride on the road - ie a trail bike.


    Quote Originally Posted by Ktm Chris
    If they cant be sold with a plate, how many do they hope to sell??

    Who would want them???

    Don't really understand the logic, perhaps some body can explain?

    : :
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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Looks like it's aimed at the 0n/off road in your first picture..Mirrors etc..



    Shame I like the look of it....


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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    I'm going to get one...these quality control marks on the wheel nut sell it to me..



    They must be trying to make them more reliable, no manufacturer wants vast amounts of warranty claims, not good for the bottom line...

    There appears to be a few mods that can be done to squeeze a few more horses out of it..

    http://www.chinariders.net/index.php

    So a Blue 200 will do the trick..



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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Yeah but the quality control marks.. Are on the GPX.. And your buying the Lifan..

    Just saying..

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    I'm sure they check the lifan's as well.....

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    hmmmm i'm not sure about this bike endurance...my frieds have a chinese motorcycle, he said that engine always have trouble...
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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Quote Originally Posted by tigersyndicate
    hmmmm i'm not sure about this bike endurance...my frieds have a chinese motorcycle, he said that engine always have trouble...
    Interesting to talk about the engines because a lot of the Tuk Tuk (motorcycle taxi's) use Lifan engines which they get 1,000,000km KM out of. Maybe many repairs along the way but they get some serious KM's out of them.
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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Tuk Tuk engines are two-stroke LPG right?
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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePoMoBro
    Tuk Tuk engines are two-stroke LPG right?
    They are -- but the type you see in places like Mae Sai, Chiang Rai & Nan with all the chrome , almost like a carriage are Lifan engines i'm told.


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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePoMoBro
    Tuk Tuk engines are two-stroke LPG right?
    This baffled me, cos I didnt know LPG could 2 stroke.. But you see the smoke, and you see the tank.. so came to the same conclusions..

    I did also wonder tho, if it wasnt LPG 4 stroke and just horribly burning oil ?? But it sounds 2 strokey too..

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Personally I would not touch the thing with a ten foot barge pole..

    There is a reason the price is so low and the reason is poor materials and poor assembly quality, anyone who has been to China and seen the stuff being flogged there will agree with me.

    Good luck getting back to the shop in 6 months time with a claim for bits that has fallen off or something that is broken, I am quite sure it will be the standard run around about how did you use it, did you ride it on the road blah blah blah...

    Just my 10 satangs worth..

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    I think im going to buy one just out of curiosity. Whats the most you can lose? 46,000 bht if you put a match to it and take a Songtail home?


    Quote Originally Posted by Erictheviking
    Personally I would not touch the thing with a ten foot barge pole..

    There is a reason the price is so low and the reason is poor materials and poor assembly quality, anyone who has been to China and seen the stuff being flogged there will agree with me.

    Good luck getting back to the shop in 6 months time with a claim for bits that has fallen off or something that is broken, I am quite sure it will be the standard run around about how did you use it, did you ride it on the road blah blah blah...

    Just my 10 satangs worth..

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Quote Originally Posted by Erictheviking
    There is a reason the price is so low and the reason is poor materials and poor assembly quality, anyone who has been to China and seen the stuff being flogged there will agree with me.
    ipods.. BMWs.. Harleys (well ok i'll give you on the Harley )..

    I do actually agree.. I wouldnt want to be the tester on this and would look to spend more on a known japper bike.. But it wasnt so long ago japanese stuff was 'jap crap' and one day, probably soon, they will address the QC and produce higher value machines at with better materials and tolerances.

    But probably not just yet.

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    Re: The Lifan 200cc Enduro bike - 46,000 bht NEW in Thailand

    Talking with Herman this evening, who works for a BMW Motorad dealership in Germany. Guess what engine is in the BMW G 650 (read below photo for answer)?




    L-I-F-A-N

    i'm serous --- quite interesting that "BMW" chose this engine, no more rotax.
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    Think it's the blue one then....

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