About how much would it cost to fully restore two Honda Helix scooters?

by Melissa

I recently received two Honda Helix scooters that were my grandmother's. They had been left in the rain, snow, and such for about 10 years or so, before I received them. I believe they will need everything replaced, but I don't know where to start.

The frames are still good, as well as the trunk compartments. But that is about as far as it goes. If you could, just give me a rough estimate of about how much it would cost to fully restore them both, and where to get the best parts for them. Thank you!

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Feb 15, 2012
by: Melissa

I'm not sure about the crankshaft, or wiring, and such. As I just received them myself, not too long ago. I know that one of them I don't even have a key for. The key for it was lost somewhere and the person I got them from doesn't know where it could be.

They have both been out uncovered in the weather so, I imagine that the motor did get water damage. I will take another look at them and see if I can find out anymore on them.

Thank you so much for you information, now I have an idea of what to check for.

Thanks Again,

Feb 12, 2012
by: Ed

I would say around $1800 each. I would purchase a used helix scooter and remove gas gap from old scooter and put it on the used one and call it a go. You will then have a parts bike.
First step is to go to the Helix fourm. They own the scooter and will be a big help on you project.

Feb 10, 2012
Fixing Two Helix Scooters
by: Bill

It doesn't sound good. You need to check the motor on each scooter. Does the crankshaft in each motor turn over easily? What does the wiring look like (rusted, corroded, etc.)? Did water get in the engines? If water got into the crankcases then the engines may be ruined.

Do you know some basics about scooters and engines? If not, then you should ask a local mechanic or other person who is familiar with scooter or small engine repairs.

Best wishes and God bless!

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