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Old 02-12-2013, 12:22 PM   #73855
Adv Grifter
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Nope, 1st off as far as plastic goes, the big 4 are all over in pricing, they are by NO means close to each other. Honda usually charges twice what Yamaha does for sportbike plastic. Suzuki and Kawi are usually in the middle but usually much higher then Yamaha, closer to what Honda rapes you for.
From my recollection this changes year to year, model to model.

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As far as DS's go, OEM side covers for a Yamaha WR 250R are only $17 from Servie Honda, thats close to a 1/4 of what Honda and Suzuki charge for XR and DR covers. So not even CLOSE to the same pricing for basically the same thing.
You're right on the cheap Yam side covers. But in my experience that is a bit unusual.

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As far as KTM costing more, that's pure bull shit, I showed you the pricing difference between the DR and 690 for top end parts and the fact that the KTM parts were cheaper, but by all means keep MSU.
Here is KTM vs. Suzuki Piston. Should we keep comparing prices on other parts?

http://www.suzukipartshouse.com/oemp...9cf/crankshaft

DR650 Piston kit: $113 (piston, pin, rings, clip)
KTM 690 piston kit: $328 (list) (piston, pin, rings, clip)
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