1978 Puch Free Spirit

Original price was: $1,599.99.Current price is: $1,499.99.

In the 1970s, the American department store introduced a line of bicycles and wheeled goods under the iconic name “Free Spirit.” Among these treasures, the 1978 Puch Free Spirit Moped stands out as a true gem. Crafted by Kromag in 1978, this moped exudes a timeless charm that captures the essence of an era.

The 1978 Puch Free Spirit Moped is not just a vintage classic; it’s a rejuvenated powerhouse ready to take on the road. Our comprehensive DMW Tune-Up ensures that every aspect of this iconic moped is in its prime, giving you a ride like no other.


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Introducing the 1978 Puch Free Spirit Moped with a Full DMW Tune-Up and New Knobby Tires!

🛵 A Vintage Classic with a Twist 🛵

In 1978, Sears introduced the iconic Puch Free Spirit Moped, a timeless gem that captures the spirit of the era. Crafted by Kromag, this moped is a throwback to an era when style, and fun meant everything, and it comes with a complete DMW Tune-Up that guarantees top-notch performance.

What’s Included in the DMW Tune-Up

1. New Fuel Line and Fuel Filter: We start by replacing the fuel line and filter, guaranteeing a clean and consistent fuel supply to keep your Free Spirit running smoothly.

2. Spark Plug Replacement: Say goodbye to weak spark and hello to reliable ignition. We install a brand-new spark plug to ensure easy starts and optimal performance.

3. Fuel Tank Flush: Your moped’s heart, the fuel tank, receives a thorough flush to eliminate any impurities that might affect its performance.

4. Fresh Fuel: We top off your tank with fresh unleaded fuel mixed with AMSOIL SABER at a ratio of 80:1, so your Free Spirit is ready to hit the road with a burst of energy.

5. Transmission Flush: The transmission gets a well-deserved flush to stay clean, and improve overall performance.

6. New Oil: We replace the oil, keeping your engine properly lubricated, and in top condition for those long rides through the city.

7. Electrical and Ignition Inspection: Our expert technicians perform a thorough  inspection of the electrical and ignition systems, making sure everything is in perfect working order.

🌟 Key Features 🌟

Engine: Under the “hood”, you’ll find the Puch E50 one-speed engine, complete with an all-aluminum cylinder, just like the legendary Puch Maxi. This powerhouse gives a smooth and dependable ride, and with the DMW Tune-Up, it’s ready to conquer the road.

Carburetor: Equipped with a Bing “round” 14mm carburetor, this moped offers exceptional fuel efficiency and precise throttle response. Plus, the DMW Tune-Up includes a new fuel line, fuel filter, and fuel tank flush, ensuring your fuel system is in pristine condition.

Ignition: The Bosch 6-wire “external ignition ground” magneto (0212-024-043) guarantees reliable starts, and the DMW Tune-Up includes an electrical and ignition inspection to make sure everything is in perfect working order.

Tail Lights: ULO 250 2-bulb tail lights illuminate your path, adding an extra layer of safety to your rides.

Gas Tank: The 0.9-gallon detachable gas tank boasts a convenient 40mm quarter-turn gas cap, reminiscent of the esteemed Magnum.

Controls: Magura “wrap-around” controls provide a comfortable and secure grip, enhancing your overall riding experience.

Steering and Frame: Unlike the Maxi, the Free Spirit features Magnum-type steering cups and bearings, adding a unique touch to your ride.

Speed Version: The 1978 Puch Free Spirit Moped comes with a 2.0hp engine configuration, allowing you to enjoy the thrill of the open road.

The 1978 Puch Free Spirit Moped with a Full DMW Tune-Up and New Knobby Tires is not just a ride; it’s a journey back in time, a testament to craftsmanship, and a nod to the Free Spirit legacy. Whether you’re cruising the streets of Detroit or exploring the city’s hidden gems, this moped is your ticket to unforgettable adventures. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of history with a modern twist. 🏍️✨

**Our Take:**

When it comes to purchasing large and expensive items such as mopeds, e-bikes, or scooters, many people may be tempted to buy directly online from manufacturers and/or in the peer-to-peer market. However, buying from a brick-and-mortar small business like Detroit Moped Works is a better choice, both for the customer and the local economy.

By buying from a small business, you can feel good about supporting the local economy and helping to keep small businesses thriving. Additionally, when you buy from Detroit Moped Works, you can be assured that your bike comes fully professionally assembled, tested, and adjusted, with any warranty work related to shipping damage taken care of before purchase.

Another benefit of buying from a brick-and-mortar store is the ability to test ride the bikes before you buy them, ensuring that you feel comfortable and confident on your new vehicle. Detroit Moped Works offers in-store tutorials to ensure that you know how to use your new bike before you take it home, and we are always available for troubleshooting and support.

When you purchase from Detroit Moped Works, you can also take advantage of our 25% discount on all accessories such as helmets, locks, gloves, apparel, covers, upgrades, and more. We also provide all the necessary paperwork to register your moped or scooter in Michigan.

Finally, buying from a small business like Detroit Moped Works means that you are supporting a team that cares deeply about providing the best possible customer service and experience. We are committed to ensuring that our customers are satisfied with their purchases and have everything they need to get the most out of their new vehicles.

Please note that there is no warranty on “as-is” mopeds. However, for any bike over $1,000 that we specifically restored to sell, we will “work with you” and not leave you high and dry if anything does arise in the first 60 days.

– **Flagship Store Pickup:** All vehicles bought online, whether it’s a moped, ebike, or scooter, will be securely held at our flagship store located on Michigan Avenue in Detroit. This serves as a convenient and safe location for you to collect your purchase.

– **Pick-Up Appointments:** To ensure a smooth and efficient pickup process, we recommend scheduling an appointment through our convenient Booking Link. This way, you can choose a date and time that suits your schedule, making the pickup experience hassle-free.

– **National Shipping Through U-Ship:** If you are unable to pick up your vehicle in person or prefer to have it shipped to your location, we offer the option of national shipping. This service can be arranged through U-Ship, a trusted and reliable shipping platform. Please note that the cost of shipping will be at the buyer’s expense, and the final price may vary depending on your location.

– **Expected Shipping Costs:** While shipping costs can vary based on distance and location, we estimate that the shipping expenses will generally range from $250 to $300 or more, depending on your specific delivery address. Keep in mind that the exact shipping cost may be determined by U-Ship and can be confirmed during the shipping arrangement process.