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Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« on: June 16, 2021, 04:53:59 pm »
Saw my old DRZ 400 today. 99000 plus kmís running strong. Pulls just as good as the day I sold it on 60000km  8)
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2021, 04:57:39 pm »
They're actually very good engines, IZak Mans and Gideon Joubert raced them years ago for several seasons and they last well.
 

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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2021, 05:00:49 pm »
They're actually very good engines, IZak Mans and Gideon Joubert raced them years ago for several seasons and they last well.
I hear you, did piston and rings on 50000km as it used a little bit of oil. Wonder if the speedo is going to get stuck on 99999km 😂
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2021, 05:01:32 pm »
Its a suzuki...nuff said.

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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2021, 06:09:30 pm »
Its a suzuki...nuff said.
You bet, that bike was even submerged in water. Just keeps going.
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2021, 06:12:41 pm »
Its a suzuki...nuff said.
You bet, that bike was even submerged in water. Just keeps going.

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i have two old suzukis..RF600 from 1993 and a RG250 from 1983. I am continiously gobsmacked how brilliant these bikes are.

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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2021, 06:14:15 pm »
 8)
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2021, 09:07:42 pm »
8)

Seems that bike had to be tough to survive your adventures....where was that waterhole?
 

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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2021, 07:58:32 am »
8)

Seems that bike had to be tough to survive your adventures....where was that waterhole?
Somewhere north of Pretoria, it had rained a lot the day before

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=13952.msg210022#msg210022
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2021, 08:18:59 am »
8)

Seems that bike had to be tough to survive your adventures....where was that waterhole?
Somewhere north of Pretoria, it had rained a lot the day before

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=13952.msg210022#msg210022
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2021, 08:23:26 am »
Is dit daai een wat op FB marketplace geadverteer word?
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2021, 08:27:52 am »
That DRZ did a few rides with the GSV in De Wildt and up the Rock etc.  :biggrin:
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2021, 08:29:32 am »
Theyíre still Being sold new in Oz, and together with their big brother the DR 650, are the backcountry travel bike of choice.
 

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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2021, 08:48:02 am »
Theyíre still Being sold new in Oz, and together with their big brother the DR 650, are the backcountry travel bike of choice.
Better buy while they still have old stock, all bikes sold new in Oz must have ABS if not they are out. Why they did not get the new KLX300S either
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Re: Who says DRZís are unreliable ?
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2021, 08:48:20 am »
Is dit daai een wat op FB marketplace geadverteer word?
Ja daar gesien
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