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Old 250 Suzuki, worth it?

Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by SnowroxKT, May 13, 2012.

  1. May 13, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    SnowroxKT

    SnowroxKT [OP] AK SnowroxKT

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    Airlocker, Fox coilovers, Eibach Springs, OME rear suspension, XRC Comp 9500 winch, offroad lights, Brute Force sliders, AFE Pro Dry S filter, sway bar delete, deck plate, blinker relocate, rear dif breather extension, no carpet.
    http://anchorage.craigslist.org/rvs/3009788881.html


    http://images.craigslist.org/5N95P05H73G93Ma3p7c5b985bd915ac71162e.jpg

    From the ad



    What I sent

    What is tacomworld's opinions on this bike? I would be interested in it to learn how to ride and crash on. I know the exhaust needs work but that seems simple enough to fix, just weld on a similar exhaust or buy one.
     
  2. May 13, 2012 at 1:31 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    Unless your an antique motorcycle collector i'd steer clear. It looks pretty worthless.
     
  3. May 13, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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    facemob

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    ^^ im going to get on board with that. i have had some super cheap motorcycle projects and they turn into headaches. if your good with mechanics then go for it. if your thinking that your getting a solid daily driver out of this..... i would say no.
     
  4. May 13, 2012 at 1:56 PM
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    SnowroxKT

    SnowroxKT [OP] AK SnowroxKT

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    Definitely not a daily driver out of it, something to plink around mechanically on--I have fixed a few two strokes before, and the guy says it runs great now.


    Just really something to learn how to ride on and maybe let others learn on, aka a trash bike I guess.
     
  5. May 13, 2012 at 2:04 PM
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    t4daddy

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    There's no way that bike runs "good" with that pipe on it. Keep your money.
     
  6. May 13, 2012 at 2:13 PM
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    Rich91710

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    No shit.

    Pinger with no expansion chamber?
    Ya... it might run, but not well.

    That bike has 10ft pole marks all over it.
    For $200 I might pick it up as a project, but not one penny more.
     
  7. May 17, 2012 at 9:40 AM
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    SnowroxKT

    SnowroxKT [OP] AK SnowroxKT

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    Well when I first called the guy wanted 400 :laugh:

    A day later it was 250.

    Now he said he would go for 125 which I thing is cheap enough for my first dirt bike to learn the basics on and tinker with when I need something to do. :)

    And if it lasts past me lol then maybe teach others on.

    Hopefully my uncle can figure out a better pipe for me (he is some big shot motorcycle mechanic in Utah)

    Would this type of bike normally come with a headlight? Is it feasible to install one?
     
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