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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #40 on: November 04, 2009, 04:02:48 pm »
N[]va, my man, since you're having to overhaul this machine now anyway, go for the 440. so what if it's a little more expensive and so what if you need to wait a while, you will NOT enjoy the stock 400 after what you had. just maintain it well and it "should" last

from every thing I have been told and read a drz "should" last and "should" be bullet proof * thinks about drz engine in bits on Jurgen's table*

I know for a fact I am going to spank the bike and twist it, taking care of it isn't a question, the size of the bike isn't going to change the spanking.
I enjoyed Hilton's 400 when I rode it. As it is I am going to have to make a plan to fork out to have the bike fixed, things are tight, doesn't make any sense to me to me to spend even more to have the bike with what like 10% more power? so like 4-6hp more?

The way I feel now is that 400 is great, the bike as it was a 420 which is going to give 2+ more hp than the 400 (I assume the rest came form the other mods) was awesome fun to ride. I just don't feel that the 5% or 2+ hp is going to make that much of a diff. (keep in mind I went from a 1000cc 100+hp bike tot he drz and was still happy as a pig in shit, despite people telling me I would NOT enjoy it)

400 just seems a better choice for me atm, and more than just from the lifespan side of it.



Cool, as long as you understand where I am from on this.  I feel a lot better now.  It really was a good bike, I was really sad to let her go, and I could not bare to use it for a race bike.  So I had to part with it.  I spent loads of time tuning and researching, and LOADS of cash to get it the way it was.  I have never been so attached to any bike :-)  I would seriously leave it as a 420 at the least.   When I first started modding it, I did the FCR, inlet cam, and Gasflow.  The difference was big...Then the Big end went, then once the "440" was installed the Difference was AWESOME, compared to the other mods The Yoshi pipe just made it look complete, and sounded mad!   I guess combined they just made it GOOD!  All the best getting him(That DRZ was a MAN) up and running again. 

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Yea totally man, if anything I'm sorry it has made you question some part of what sounds to be fond memories. It is still a mad sick bike and I want it up and running, it/she/he has a good home despite my talent for breaking every thing on two wheels
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #41 on: November 04, 2009, 04:15:23 pm »
Let me also add this.

Do not expect a 94.5mm piston and sleeve combo to last very long and give you the same mileage as a stock setup. The sleeve is 4.5mm thinner than stock, so it will flex more and cause much faster piston wear.


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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #42 on: November 04, 2009, 04:22:04 pm »
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #43 on: November 04, 2009, 04:40:54 pm »
Ok so out of interest where/how would I get a 440kit, trying to get an idea of the time it would take to get it here as well as the cost?

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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #44 on: November 04, 2009, 04:44:43 pm »
Ok so out of interest where/how would I get a 440kit, trying to get an idea of the time it would take to get it here as well as the cost?




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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #45 on: November 04, 2009, 04:54:32 pm »
Honestly the extra effort doesnt seem worth the diff in preformance....
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #46 on: November 04, 2009, 05:13:10 pm »
Honestly the extra effort doesnt seem worth the diff in preformance....

what effort?

you still need to buy every whether is a couple of mm larger or not

only difference is bore and replate if you want to go bigger - rest of the effort is exactly the same ???

maybe you need to go back to your routes - what bike did you do the most km's ever ???

this one if i'm not mistaken



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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #47 on: November 04, 2009, 05:22:30 pm »
440 piston rings and gudgeon pin you can get from

http://www.leda.co.za/

runner has a 2nd hand barrel

so bore and replate

then you need gaskets conrod and bearings etc

is the crank shot ???
 

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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #48 on: November 04, 2009, 05:40:28 pm »
Just out of interest what oil did  the bike live on before you owned it and what did it have in now?
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #49 on: November 04, 2009, 05:47:30 pm »
Send me a PM, will see if I can hook you up with a Athena kit if you are interested.
 

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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #50 on: November 04, 2009, 06:57:59 pm »
Honestly the extra effort doesnt seem worth the diff in preformance....

what effort?

you still need to buy every whether is a couple of mm larger or not

only difference is bore and replate if you want to go bigger - rest of the effort is exactly the same ???

maybe you need to go back to your routes - what bike did you do the most km's ever ???

this one if i'm not mistaken



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i recall that the frame snapped in half.....

Just out of interest what oil did  the bike live on before you owned it and what did it have in now?

Need to check again the exact oils but I after I got it I did a full drian and change to a semi synthetic that suzuki south suggested and when it had a service with lecap it was changed to full synthetic.
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #51 on: November 04, 2009, 07:48:20 pm »
It would be interesting to know what oil it was run on previously.
 

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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #52 on: November 05, 2009, 10:18:04 am »
Question for you guys.

When the barrel is bored to a 440 they do use the original barrel right?
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #53 on: November 05, 2009, 10:20:42 am »
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #54 on: November 05, 2009, 10:22:39 am »
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in that caase a 440 might be more likely
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #55 on: November 05, 2009, 10:29:50 am »
Thats what I was trying to say yesterday.

Get Runner's barrel, bore and plate. Buy 94.5 piston kit.

Et voila!!!
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #56 on: November 05, 2009, 10:37:21 am »
Thats what I was trying to say yesterday.

Get Runner's barrel, bore and plate. Buy 94.5 piston kit.

Et voila!!!

Can just use mine?

Oh also after chatting with LeCap yesterday he rekons the power dif must be from the hotcams, also the engine hasnt been gas flowed nor the head ported after the piston change  ???
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #57 on: November 05, 2009, 10:48:48 am »
It would be interesting to know what oil it was run on previously.

Same question I asked - I am more interested to know the grade/viscosity than the brand.
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #58 on: November 05, 2009, 10:52:55 am »
It would be interesting to know what oil it was run on previously.

Same question I asked - I am more interested to know the grade/viscosity than the brand.

Ok the one I used I can check tonight when I get home, will need to find out for LeCap what he used
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Re: Busted ass drz - poll added
« Reply #59 on: November 05, 2009, 10:55:07 am »
Thats what I was trying to say yesterday.

Get Runner's barrel, bore and plate. Buy 94.5 piston kit.

Et voila!!!

Can just use mine?

Oh also after chatting with LeCap yesterday he rekons the power dif must be from the hotcams, also the engine hasnt been gas flowed nor the head ported after the piston change  ???

Ya, if its at 420 now...

Just make sure there isnt a bored steel liner put in there. If so, throw away, or use as door stopper...
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