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Whats up guys, im looking to get my first pocket bike.
Im interested n getting a x18, x 19, or x 22
Now first off im getting this just to cruise around the neiborhood andd stuff, not to race !
By saying that should i get a manual or automatic
secondly whats a good website/ local shop to buy a pocketbike( ni live in south florida)
Thats pretty much it for now, Thanks and have a good day
 

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If your looking for a real motorcycle except really small kind of feel, get the manual one.... you might burn a few clutches learning but at the end of the day, they are faster.
 

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I just want to cruise around my community, will automatics be reliable, i dont really care about speed as long as it goes over like 35
I got my X22 full auto to 52 and although it does take a small bit to get up to speed stock,mine modded doesnt really matter except for the violent vibes they produce.......As just a regular cruiser that bike with full auto will do ya fine....
 

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I got my X22 full auto to 52 and although it does take a small bit to get up to speed stock,mine modded doesnt really matter except for the violent vibes they produce.......As just a regular cruiser that bike with full auto will do ya fine....
CAM its not lookin too good for my bike...
 

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I got my X22 full auto to 52 and although it does take a small bit to get up to speed stock,mine modded doesnt really matter except for the violent vibes they produce.......As just a regular cruiser that bike with full auto will do ya fine....

What do you mean violent vibes?
 

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these bikes rattle alot at higher speeds.

BTW cam maybe some dampers would help the vibrations, also, I use some rubber bushings between my motor and motor mount. Helps alot.
 

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Wait so your saying if you go fast, it vibrates alot? and will it do that witha manual, and if your going 30 will it still vibrate or just at yop speed?
About 25 mph my X22 full auto started to lightly vibrate,,at 30 the vibrations got more defined,,at 35 my nuggets were vibrating between me and the seat so badly......At 38 top speed the body looked like a tuning fork.. I had to put more pressure on the footpegs and thats when the leg thats bolted to the frame with cheesy nutserts tack welded on snapped off on me....

I took 1/8" thick rubber and made dual layer isolators between screw and body and body to frame.......It helped a lil but not much...

After modding the engine,,airfilter,,carb,,CDI n such and trying lighter synthetic Amsoil 5w/20 and seeing even more decreased vibes I kept thinking about the clutch...I disassembled the sidecasecover,,removed the clutch and then balanced it alot better than the chinese assembled it...alot involved disassembling the full auto centrifugal wetclutch and using a scale to weigh and balance the internal parts by assembling the clutch more evenly displaced in weight and then I static balanced the whole clutch assembly...The vibes were now the same as 25mph when going 50mph.......

semi-auto and full manual vibrate alot less because its a different type of clutch............
 
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