of our Chang Jiang 750 sidecars for export are from
PLA inventory. There are only a few dealers in Beijing
or in China that actually assembles and customizes Chang
Jiang 750 sidecars from PLA inventory and offers them
directly to customers.
PLA has thousands of Chang Jiang 750 sidecars in storage
waiting for you. Since the 1960’s Chang Jiang
produce over a million Chang Jiang 750 sidecars for
the military. Today there is still a large inventory
of Chang Jiang 750 sidecars in warehouses never used.
We have even seen an M72 from the 1960’s in the
original crate never used. Importantly most of the parts
available in Beijing are also military/PLA surplus parts.
primary reason export Chang Jiang 750 sidecar are from
PLA inventory is that civilian Chang Jiang’s have
VIN numbers that allows them to be licensed. These licenses
have a residual value and sometimes more than the motorcycle
itself thus it is more cost feasible to use PLA stock
which is bought from the PLA as old surplus. The Chang
Jiang 750 factory also no longer manufacturing any new
Chang Jiang 750 sidecars thus it is easier to refurbish
military parts than to actually manufacture new parts.
In cities such as Shanghai the license for a Chang Jiang
750 sidecar can cost up to 3,000USD.
are dealers that currently do sell "new factory"
assembled Chang Jiang 750 sidecars, do note that these
Chang Jiang 750 sidecars are rebuilt from new frames and also old parts. These dealers bikes are not allowed to be imported into some countries, you can read about it on Australia's vintage vehicle import scheme. Our
recommendation is that you purchase a Chang Jiang 750
sidecars from a dealer that actually builds them because:
1) The actual Chang Jiang factory line for sidecars
has not operated since 2002. Currently the factory CJ750
are built by small shops that have relations to the
factory and use their licenses and permits, so the only
thing really new is the "VIN" number, and
that is only good if if you need it licensed in China.
2) The assembly of the CJ750 is not done by experienced
builders and the amount of attention paid to building
these sidecars may not be as much as a local builder
3) Factory "new" Chang Jiang 750 sidecars
are not test ridden to ensure that everything works
properly when it leaves the "factory".
4) The lack of quality assurance in assembly and also
of parts because you will be thousands of miles away,
there is not much recourse when its a lemon. If you
are living in Beijing it may be safer because it may
be under warrenty from the shop and you can always take
it back to the dealer to change it for free.
5) The "new" Chang Jiang 750 sidecars may
assembled from used and worn out parts, so actually
a "new" Chang Jiang 750 is really a refurbished
Chang Jiang 750 and you just never know the quality.
our FAQs carefully and you will understand the market
in China and also the Chang Jiang 750 for export. There
are shops in Beijing that restore Chang Jiang 750 sidecars
from PLA stock and Big Bill's Bikes have a very large
inventory of sidecars. Check out our quality and prices
and we have even include pictures of our inventory for
you to see.
Two important documents issued in 2011/12 regarding the import of Chang Jiang 750 bikes to Australia by two brokers that do not restore bikes from vintage PLA bikes - A must to read if you are in Australia: Austalian Import Reg, Vehicle Registration Scheme:
Bill's Bikes Chang Jiang 750 sidecars for export are
rebuilt from inventory that has very little mileage
and that are in excellent condition. Most of these Chang
Jiang 750 sidecars are from the 70’s 80’s.
and some from the 90s. All of our export restorations
are from PLA surplus inventory.
Bill's Bikes strips every Chang Jiang 750 sidecar down
to the last screw and along with all the paint and rebuilds
them from scratch. All the engines are taken apart and
checked to ensure that all parts are in excellent condition.
We use PLA parts for export as there is a large supply
of these parts available and at reasonable prices, actually
there is no difference in the Beijing market here with
old PLA parts or newer parts because the PLA sells their
inventory of Chang Jiang 750 sidecars as surplus and there are still large amounts of old bikes lying around.
out the details of our rebuilding in our customization
page and you will see why Big Bill's Bikes is the top
shop in Beijing when it comes to restoring and customizing
Chang Jiang 750 sidecars. You can now own a part of
history with one of our PLA Chang Jiang 750 sidecars
customized to your specifications.
motto is: No BULLSHIT! There is no need to overpay or
buy a shoddy quality Chang Jiang 750. We have no fancy
story, just quality work. You have heard about the low
Beijing prices, we are the only shop in Beijing willing
to offer these prices to customers on the net as we offer to our customers in Beijing.
you have any questions or need references please drop
us an e-mail.
you are a true PLA Chang Jiang 750 enthusiast, do notice
that we have a special PLA page
for you and the price is the same. Please read it to
find how much PLA goes into a Chang Jiang 750.