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Old 09-21-2012, 05:23 PM   #52639
Mikef5000
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Joined: Apr 2008
Location: Columbus, OH
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Originally Posted by ruppster View Post
Thailand vs. Japan. Pre 08 bikes have very few problems other than than the doohicky. I know a fella that had a new 08 with no power & used oil like crazy. Turned out the bore was oval. I can run my 93 as hard as I want & it seems to never use a drop.
It's the same reason I'm skeptical of the CRF250L, but the Thai cbr250 seems to be doing ok.
My buddy's 09 doesn't have any of the issues others report; 30k miles on it now. He got lucky though, I have read of numerous with issues.
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