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1998 Suzuki DR250

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by BurntToast, Jun 11, 2015.

  1. Hi Guys,
    Been looking into buying a cheap dirt bike for a while now. Saw a 1998 DR250 for $2000. Has 29,000kms, 11 months of rego, new timing chain, new rear brake pads, new fork seals, new front wheel bearings and a new speedo cable.



    I'm not after a bike that will win the Dakar, I'm just after a bike that I can have some fun throwing around on a mates farm and the occasional dirt track. I am after a bike with rego just for the convenience factor.

    Has anyone had any dealings with the DR250's/heard of any issues?
     
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  2. Solid motors in them, my brothers ran extremely lean for a long time before it popped.
    A Drz250 motor will bolt straight in too.
     
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  3. If you plan on using it on the roads much a 400 might be a better choice.
     
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  4. Actually with the extra gear it's nicer than the drz400 unless you gear it down.
     
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  5. you in melbourne? if so, come down to sat prac and ride mine around
     
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  6. My brother had one for a bit, it doesn't like being flipped doing wheelies as he smashed the case. Apart from that it was fine.
     
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