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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1560 on: April 30, 2011, 04:15:35 pm »
Once again DRZ owners:

Would you buy a 2008 E with 2800km on the clock for R40k? Really good condition.

Rode my first DRZ E today. Runs out of speed quickly with the stock gearing. What is the stock sprocket sizes? And what is appropriate for DS?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1561 on: April 30, 2011, 04:32:40 pm »
14 - 47 is stock

most guys run a 15 upfront for DS

i am running 14 - 44, it's still too short.

will go 15 - 45 on my next change

depending on the extras, that sounds like a good deal. if you can push it down by R2000 it'd be a great deal :) with that sort of mileage it's basically brand new, sounds like a nice option :)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1562 on: April 30, 2011, 05:39:31 pm »
depending on the extras, that sounds like a good deal. if you can push it down by R2000 it'd be a great deal :) with that sort of mileage it's basically brand new, sounds like a nice option :)

stock stock standard, no extras
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1563 on: April 30, 2011, 05:52:15 pm »
stock stock standard, no extras

Not even aftermarket handguards? though I suppose with 2800kms on the clock they've barely even ridden it.

New they sell for R54 000. So R14 000 over 3 years and 2800kms. Good deal....? Its a lot for a 2nd hand bike. but it does sound in awesome condition.

Have you considered Wes's husky? It's a little bit more in terms of cost- R48 000- but it has all that a DRZ has and more, big tank, 6 gears, more power and cool italian sounding extras :) 
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1564 on: April 30, 2011, 07:30:39 pm »
I paid 34k for a 2006 model in mint condition....4600 km's , + Pro Circuit exhaust, NO other extras and buggered back tyre :eek7:

Why? the bike was perfect , service book was intact , NO accident damage etc etc....did look at the cheaper ones that were being advertised, but this one just stood out....suspension parts and swingarm still mint/shiny/scratch free...the others showed signs of wear..

IMHO every person is willing to pay a certain price...depending on his/her needs plus perception of the particular bike

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1565 on: April 30, 2011, 09:51:27 pm »
If you looking at selling your rear shock  :peepwall: :peepwall: Im sure the OEM one does just fine for commuting  >:D
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1566 on: April 30, 2011, 10:57:57 pm »
Would you buy a 2008 E with 2800km on the clock for R40k? Really good condition.

it is a steal  :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1567 on: May 01, 2011, 08:18:47 pm »
I rode an XR650R today. What a monster. Freaking loved it. Till I got stuck on a sandy track and couldn't quite kick it hard it enough. Mission. So i was very happy to get back onto my DRZ after the rawkus on the xaar.

I have a JE440 Piston Kit (rings, pins, gaskets, sleeve, etc) up for sale if anyone wants it.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1568 on: May 03, 2011, 02:22:26 pm »
To all DRZ owners stuck in the office  >:D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1569 on: May 03, 2011, 02:30:16 pm »
Once again DRZ owners:

Would you buy a 2008 E with 2800km on the clock for R40k? Really good condition.

Rode my first DRZ E today. Runs out of speed quickly with the stock gearing. What is the stock sprocket sizes? And what is appropriate for DS?

I think that is an excellent deal!  :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1570 on: May 03, 2011, 02:31:28 pm »
14 - 47 is stock

most guys run a 15 upfront for DS

i am running 14 - 44, it's still too short.

will go 15 - 45 on my next change

depending on the extras, that sounds like a good deal. if you can push it down by R2000 it'd be a great deal :) with that sort of mileage it's basically brand new, sounds like a nice option :)

I'm running 15-45 which I find a perfect compromise between tar cruising and tackling the slower stuff! :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1571 on: May 05, 2011, 02:27:24 pm »
Greetings

Have any of you guys changed your levers yet , ie clutch & brake ?

Yes , I know mine are fine...got ticked off by the boss and feel I need some retail therapy, some nice 2 finger levers  :mwink:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1572 on: May 05, 2011, 02:31:07 pm »
Greetings

Have any of you guys changed your levers yet , ie clutch & brake ?

Yes , I know mine are fine...got ticked off by the boss and feel I need some retail therapy, some nice 2 finger levers  :mwink:
Got some Zeta "non breakable" ones on my 525, they are scweeeet  :thumleft:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1573 on: May 05, 2011, 02:46:45 pm »
I have seen those , but the Full Throttle price was enough to make me choke.

Do you know of a "more realistic"retailler
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1574 on: May 05, 2011, 02:47:36 pm »
I have the same Zeta levers, they are great
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1575 on: May 05, 2011, 03:03:19 pm »
I have seen those , but the Full Throttle price was enough to make me choke.

Do you know of a "more realistic"retailler
How much did they cost ? I think the going rate should be around R420 per lever.
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« Reply #1576 on: May 05, 2011, 03:03:42 pm »
I have seen those , but the Full Throttle price was enough to make me choke.

Do you know of a "more realistic"retailler

That is the price for zeta levers. Like R1000/each. HOWEVER I saw some DRZ levers on ebay world, lots of options:

http://global.ebay.com/search/?Query=drz+400+lever&Region=0&UsePriceFilter=0&PageNumber=1&ListView=0&SortBy=1
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« Reply #1577 on: May 05, 2011, 03:42:56 pm »
ASV also very nice  :drif:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1578 on: May 05, 2011, 04:05:44 pm »
 :drif: :drif: Sheet , some days I wish we had better shops and could walk in and buy when the mood hits us....those look awesome :drif:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1579 on: May 06, 2011, 11:14:39 am »
Some of you guys have obviously bought stuff from Thumpertalk.

See the cheapest option for international shipping is about $50. US mail service or something. Is this option reliable?

What addresses did you guys use, post office, post box or street address?

I assume that you pay VAT at the post office? How about import tax ect?

Cant wait for my DRZ...!  :drif: End of the month should have my ching together then will start shopping for one.