Re: pros cons of 70cc e ton and yomoto quads
I bought a Yamoto 70 for my daughter for Christmas. Can't say I'd highly recommend it. One of the features I really liked about it, the remote kill switch, drains the battery for no reason - and has had to be disabled. I spend a lot of time tightening or replacing fasteners. Yesterday, I found the rear axle nut completely backed out and sliding across the axle. It's got some great features for the price. 4-stroke, electric start (no backup though), shaft drive. From what I've seen so far, if you need a part that has to be ordered from the distributor, don't plan on seeing it soon. I'm holding my breath & hoping that nothing breaks that would disable it.
At this point, I'm considering selling it and going with the Polaris Predator 90. Decided to go with the Yamoto for the features & price. But neither the features, nor the price are worth much if you can't count on parts availability to keep it going. Who knows - it may hold together just fine, or maybe Yamoto's distributor (Patriot) might get their heads out their butts.
Do have to say that my daughter loves the thing. Friends who have Suzuki 50 noticed how much more stable the Yamoto is than theirs. Could be a hell of a buy if their was just a bit more hardware integrity, and a decent parts supply line.
Bottom line, if I were doing it over - there'd be a Polaris Predator in my garage sitting next to my Raptor. Have fun with whatever you get. Get out & ride with your son all you can. For me, it's some of the best time spent with my daughter.