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Offline Stevie

Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #440 on: November 06, 2015, 09:42:07 pm »
It is in good condition and pulls very nicely - I did a test ride before being modded to all left hand controls - I would not like to try that now... ;)



 

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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #441 on: November 07, 2015, 08:38:09 am »
Dis nou een bike wat ek toe oe sal koop!!

And how is the original owner who rode that bike one handed? Havent seen him for jonks!!!
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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #442 on: November 09, 2015, 03:37:30 pm »
Beautiful '96, where did you find this fine specimen and how much$ ??

ja 96 guy i bought it from is in JHB.
He bought it 2 years ago from the original owner an old toppie in PTA by the name of Braam.
Paid 23k bike just had a 7k service so in my mind i paid 17 ;)
Bike has 38 000 km on it.
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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #443 on: November 10, 2015, 09:51:54 pm »
Wie kan my help ek soek n plastic tank vir my Dr250s sohc ek het all gehoor van n xr tank. Wat kan pas net brackets maak  of verander .of djebel tank ?  :lamer:
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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #444 on: September 25, 2017, 10:26:22 am »
XR600/400 22L tank can be made to fit with very few challenges.

Acerbis 16L fits like a glove - import only it seems.
 

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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #445 on: September 25, 2017, 10:36:07 am »
Ek is ook op soek na 'n XR400 22l tank.  As daar 'n group buy gedoen word sal ek belang stel.
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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #446 on: September 25, 2017, 10:43:34 am »
Did a trip to Bray mid September, some interesting fuel figures
Had to travel back to Mahikeng via Vryburg by tar to escort a DR-Z with leaking back shock.

To Bray Off-road technical and high speed Kalahari sand 23.4km/l
Mid-speed sand and 85km/h tar 27.5km/l
Mid speed 85-90km/h tar slight tail wind 35km/l
Mid speed 90-95km/h tar angled headwind 29km/l

Riding mates bikes
Yammie Tenere - no problems
Triumph XC - one tumble in the Sand-monster - no other problems
GS800 - leaking front shocks, still handled technical and sand sections - no other problems
DR-Z - rear suspension seal popped making for tricky ride in the sand. Workshop had cut the oil breather pipe and did not replace so was blowing oil over eveything
KTM 525 - great bike for the type of ride - blew the stator on the way home so had to deal with the Kom Tow Me call  :peepwall:



 

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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #447 on: September 25, 2017, 10:48:42 am »
Ek is ook op soek na 'n XR400 22l tank.  As daar 'n group buy gedoen word sal ek belang stel.

Easier to find a XR400 than a DR350 tank locally.
Best is to import and ship with Aramex Global Shopper - they charge by weight not volume. Make sure to request a commercial invoice for customs - they are very sticky at the moment on their revenue recovery drive.
 

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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #448 on: September 27, 2017, 08:53:16 am »
Did a trip to Bray mid September, some interesting fuel figures
Had to travel back to Mahikeng via Vryburg by tar to escort a DR-Z with leaking back shock.

To Bray Off-road technical and high speed Kalahari sand 23.4km/l
Mid-speed sand and 85km/h tar 27.5km/l
Mid speed 85-90km/h tar slight tail wind 35km/l
Mid speed 90-95km/h tar angled headwind 29km/l

Riding mates bikes
Yammie Tenere - no problems
Triumph XC - one tumble in the Sand-monster - no other problems
GS800 - leaking front shocks, still handled technical and sand sections - no other problems
DR-Z - rear suspension seal popped making for tricky ride in the sand. Workshop had cut the oil breather pipe and did not replace so was blowing oil over eveything
KTM 525 - great bike for the type of ride - blew the stator on the way home so had to deal with the Kom Tow Me call  :peepwall:
Tenere is a beast when it comes to reliability. I have been to Bray and Vanzyls twice on Tenere's and they ran like a Japanese watch  :biggrin: On the second trip the Tenere even had a oil pump working at 10% and it still ran without me even knowing it.
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http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=134175.0 Penge's pass and the Old Forest http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=9421.0 - Orange Atlantic adventure http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=7514.0 - 805 km day trip http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=20260.0 - East Cape Bash http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=70199.0 - Two KTM thumpers head north
 

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Re: The Suzuki DR350 Thread
« Reply #449 on: January 05, 2018, 11:57:15 pm »
Hi All

May be looking at selling my bike.  Just a feeler at the moment. Its Herms bike that he did the rebuild on.  Has just been serviced 600km ago by Herms before i took delivery.  Bike has been roadworthied and is on my name.  Steering head bearings need to be replaced.  I am still waiting on stock.

Price R17500.

If anyone is interested please PM me.  The bike has pumper carb fitted, supertrapp exhuast, oil cooler, acerbis 16l tank, oil temp guage. Besides the steering head bearings bike is in great condition.  Bike is in Port Elizabeth.  Reason for selling, to do a bit of a long tour in a bit more of a rush than i would want to put this bike through.
PM sent. Meh, just realized that, that is a 2013 post  :bueller:
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