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Old 11-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by Gryphon12 View Post
I researched the GT250 and GT650 6 or 7 years ago. Talk to the dealer. Or search the web. It's not a secret. All of the information is out there. I don't have any of my email queries from that era of my search, so I can't give you addresses, but it's not hard to replicate the searches. The earlier motors are still pretty good. The transmissions and carbs aren't quite up to what we expect, and the GT's weigh a lot more due to their use of all steel frames with less sophisticated (heavier) welds - at least they did in 2006. The suspensions were older designs, too - damper rod forks in inverted tubes, non-adjustable shocks. They may, and I hope that they have, gotten better since then.
I WAS the dealer.
And no they haven't.
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