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Old 03-21-2013, 11:47 AM   #17881
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over kill for a rallymoto bike , but very very sweet
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:52 AM   #17882
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:37 PM   #17883
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Okay, trying to figure out what year of Z to get, don't mean to start like an oil discussion, but if there is a year that I should be aware of as far as performance, engine mods, maintenance?

Let me know what year to look for...
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:01 PM   #17884
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Okay, trying to figure out what year of Z to get, don't mean to start like an oil discussion, but if there is a year that I should be aware of as far as performance, engine mods, maintenance?

Let me know what year to look for...
Just make sure you get a blue one, they're the fastest.




But seriously, I think it's '02 and later S models that have the improved suspension but I could be off on the year.
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:23 PM   #17885
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Okay, trying to figure out what year of Z to get, don't mean to start like an oil discussion, but if there is a year that I should be aware of as far as performance, engine mods, maintenance?

Let me know what year to look for...
As long as it's low mileage, with good records of TLC also if it comes with mods that's a plus, it'll save u time & $$$. By mods i mean rejeted with 3*3 air box mod, performance muffler, engine guards/hand guards rear rack, better handlebars, bigger tank, xtra instruments on ur cockpit, good tires, upgrade suspension is a must. If ur goal is more off-rd riding then aim for E model, you'll like it.
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:26 PM   #17886
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where did that cool leather fender pack come from ?


looks like a tool bag off a Harley,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, no seriously.

http://www.westendmotorsports.com/saddlebagsluggage-tool-bags-c-638_674_911.html
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:34 PM   #17887
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As long as it's low mileage, with good records of TLC also if it comes with mods that's a plus, it'll save u time & $$$. By mods i mean rejeted with 3*3 air box mod, performance muffler, engine guards/hand guards rear rack, better handlebars, bigger tank, xtra instruments on ur cockpit, good tires, upgrade suspension is a must. If ur goal is more off-rd riding then aim for E model, you'll like it.
Don't get hung up on a bike with mods... the more its been modded, the harder its been ridden (general rule of thumb).

Get the newest, lowest milage bike you can within your budget.

I got an almost stock 06 with 5k mi, for $3k USD last year.



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Old 03-21-2013, 06:35 PM   #17888
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Anyone done a rally on a DRZ or know of any good links that show a DRZ being prepped for a rally?
Dunno if you'd necessarily call it a good link.... but this is mine.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=709292



It looks like this now:

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Old 03-21-2013, 06:44 PM   #17889
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Old 03-21-2013, 06:46 PM   #17890
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Dunno if you'd necessarily call it a good link.... but this is mine.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=709292



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That's perfect! Thank you!
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Old 03-21-2013, 07:01 PM   #17891
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Can anyone suggest a good spark plug? I see all this stuff online about dont use this one use this one dont use this one, on and on. Can someone please let me know the number they have been running?
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Old 03-21-2013, 07:01 PM   #17892
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Old 03-21-2013, 07:06 PM   #17893
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Awsome, Gadget678 is kicking it ...
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Old 03-21-2013, 07:10 PM   #17894
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Can anyone suggest a good spark plug? I see all this stuff online about dont use this one use this one dont use this one, on and on. Can someone please let me know the number they have been running?
NGK CR8E or NGK Iridium CR8EIX...
Or get this crazy ass plug.



►1X BRISK AR12ZS Spark Plug SUZUKI DRZ400 DR-Z 400 GSF=CR8EIX,U24ES-N,U24ESR-N





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Old 03-21-2013, 07:19 PM   #17895
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Whats so special about that crazy one
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