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Old 06-26-2014, 05:13 AM   #1
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Talk me out of buying this DRZ...

I want a dual sport and want to get rid of my rocket. Rode on the street all my life, know very little what a solid dual soort looks like. Is this the ticket guys?
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Old 06-26-2014, 05:22 AM   #2
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if the valves broke when the cam chain tensioner went, they hit the piston....
that's not good!.... i'd have to see pics of it apart to feel remotely safe, and even then?....

lotta money for a 14yr. old bike....

all his parts list is general stuff, nothin' that special.....

i'd keep looking....
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:14 AM   #3
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With only 20 miles on it since it was all repaired I'd be hesitant. The mechanic might have done a great job, might not have, 20 miles isn't enough to determine that.
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:28 AM   #4
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Move along, move along.

You can easily find an actual road legal DRZ400 that wasn't raped for same price.
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:38 AM   #5
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:08 AM   #6
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way too much for that one, too.

especially since the 2000 s model still had the non-adjustable damper rod forks.
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:41 AM   #7
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Why not just dual sport your rocket? Hey, people turn dirt bikes in to motards, why not the other way around?

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