If you’ve been on the search for the very best second hand motorbikes Pattaya has to offer, but haven’t felt completely comfortable purchasing one just yet because you aren’t sure of what to look out for, you’re going to love all of the inside information we have for you below.
Obviously, if you’ve never purchased a secondhand motorbike in the past you’re going to want to at least consider bringing any motorbike you’re interested in to a legitimate mechanic to have them look things over for you.
But there are also a handful of things you’ll be able to look for all on your own, and we are going to break down the most important ones below.
Of all the different things that you need to inspect when you are serious about buying used motorbikes in Pattaya, the frame is where you’re going to want to spend the overwhelming majority of your time and your focus.
Most every other part on any used motorbike can be replaced inexpensively or repaired for next to nothing, but if the frame is bent, damaged, or rotting, you’re really going to be in for a lot of trouble and a ridiculous expense.
Make sure that the frame on any of the secondhand motorbikes in Pattaya is as straight as an arrow and free of damage, rot, or rust.
Secondly, you’re going to want to make sure that the steering head lock is in as close to picture perfect condition as humanly possible.
Obviously, you’re going to need to steer your motorbike when you’re driving, and the last thing that you can afford to have happened is your steering system to fail when you need it to work most. The steering headlock should be in picture perfect find working order, or you may want to back out of the deal.
Before you purchase any of the used motorbikes Pattaya has to offer you’re going to want to ask the seller to prop the bike up on a center stand and tug on the front fork tubes and in the back for tubes to make sure that your bearings are all rights. You’ll also want to look for any movement in the front or rear wheels and especially side to side movement in the swingarm.
Too much play is a safety hazard, and something that should force you to walk away from even the best deal on secondhand motorbikes in Pattaya.
The engine is obviously the heartbeat of every single one of the secondhand motorbikes Pattaya individuals or dealerships are selling, and you’ll need to be sure that it is in fine working order without any choking, any knocking, or any odd acceleration or deceleration.
Thankfully, this is usually the easiest component of these motorbikes to find parts for as well is one of the easiest parts of the bike to work on.
Lastly, you’ll need to inspect the tires for wear and tear to determine whether or not you need to replace them. As the only contact (intentional contact, anyway) with the road while you cruise along on your new motorbike, they need to be in the best condition possible.