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Opinions on a Suzuki Z400

Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by DanglingFury, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. Jul 19, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    DanglingFury

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    http://lexington.craigslist.org/mcy/2497580620.html

    Just got off the phone with they guy, engine has been gone through, claims it runs good, blah blah blah. I'm going to look at it tomorrow, curious about some things I should look for, common problems etc etc
     
  2. Jul 19, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    DanglingFury

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    bumppp thanks in advance, guys!
     
  3. Jul 19, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    I would be worried that a 4 stroke has a rebuilt top end. 2 strokes yes,4 strokes NO!! why was it rebuilt?I assume it had a hard life???I guess for $1300 you can't complain
     
  4. Jul 19, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    yea, i'm definitely going to ask about it. But, as you said, for $1300 I'm not gonna complain. I can probably get him down to $1100 maybe even less. :D
     
  5. Jul 19, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    nj and not from "the jersey shore"
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    You can complain when it leaves you stranded in the woods. Lol
     
  6. Jul 19, 2011 at 8:03 PM
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    They are good bikes man. Probably didnt take care if the air filter. Thats why they need top end rebuilt. As long as it runs and looks decent. It's worth $1,300 for sure. Make sure you check the frame thoroughly for cracks or bends or rust. Look for indications of it being rolled too. Make sure the air filter is clean and the oil too.
     
  7. Jul 20, 2011 at 4:53 AM
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    ^ you make many good points, thanks!

    Where are you at in KY, man?
     
  8. Jul 20, 2011 at 7:04 AM
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  9. Jul 20, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    UndefinedTaco I'll eat all your food.

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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    The Z400 is like the baby brother to a 450 race quad..it's almost there, but still quite not..for a lil more spending, you can get the BIG BOY.
    So think about that in the long run.


    Now at that price, it's a good deal if things aren't tweaked.
     
  10. Jul 20, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    x2 especially for a z400. Those type of four strokes run FOREVER. The race four stroke engines need about as much maintenance as 2 strokes if not more. Many people think the 250f and 450f motors are the same as old four strokes. They are pumped up on steroids and super high compression. They will grenade if not maintained. But a z400 is a tank
     
  11. Jul 20, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    Cr250jumper Señor member

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    Honestly I would steer clear of anyone that poses on the thing they are selling. Im just wondering where he sat the beer
     
  12. Jul 20, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    Went to check it out today, that dude was definitely a "character". Ripped around on it a little bit, yoshi exhaust sounds GREAT. K&N filter, Aluminum bumper (not sure on the brand), nerf bars. It has a set of holeshot HD's on it, fronts are totally bald in the middle and rear tires are at about 60%. I cut a deal with him $575 + My 220 Bayou.

    Goin to pick it up tomorrow!
     
  13. Jul 21, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    Sounds like your getting a good deal!
     
  14. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:09 AM
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    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    x2. 450 FTW! Of course it depends on what you will be using the quad for.
    Thats a good deal if it's legit.

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    You did good! :thumbsup:
     
  15. Jul 25, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    I've had the bike for a couple of days, engine runs great but I'm gonna need to replace front wheel bearings and the axle bushing, and maybe even the chain. Also, I NEED TIRES. If anyone has some spare z400/kfx400 stuff layin around, lemme know!

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  16. Aug 3, 2011 at 9:57 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Bike actually looks pretty decent, I'd ride it..but I'd get bored and get back on my Kawi ;)
    :p


    Nerfs are a life saver, :D
     
  17. Aug 3, 2011 at 10:07 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    those 400's are faster than the kawasaki kfx 450's
     
  18. Aug 4, 2011 at 5:10 AM
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    Yes, they're especially fast to be a 400. i'm goin riding with a guy that has a honda 700xx. should be interesting.
     
  19. Aug 5, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    It won't hang with the XX. They r pretty quick though.
     
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    CorrosiveTendency When up to your nose in shit, keep your mouth shut

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