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Old 08-28-2008, 02:45 PM   #16
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I don't have any pics, sorry.
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Old 08-31-2008, 06:06 AM   #17
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do you have any pix of the djebel

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Yes, I have.

I don't have a web album to make the linkage, so I put the suzuki japan website instead.

There you are ----

http://www1.suzuki.co.jp/motor/Djebel250xc/detail.html

BTW, this bike a No.1 adv small bike to me, love it.

It's too bad it only available within japan!

Look at the original 17L tank, and large rear carrier, it was designed for long distance touring ----

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Old 09-02-2008, 07:06 AM   #18
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sweet on the suzuki jp site

i am looking to buy some of the djebel parts for my drz250
ie tank and rack any help with the parts good used or just part numbers
would be great

looks like the drz400 speedo

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Old 09-03-2008, 06:04 AM   #19
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i picked up my drz250 last night
2002 with yoshi pipe
planning a shake down this weekend on the hatfields and mccoys trails

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Old 09-08-2008, 05:40 AM   #20
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spent the afternoon with the drz250 my gf rode her dads rhino with my stepson (his first time out) all he can say now is i want a ride i want a ride
shopping for a bike for him
i love the drz plenty of power for most trails climbs like a goat runs like a deer. we did about 20 miles on the outter loop of the little coalriver trail
no issues with the bike. it will need some stipher springs
i will try and get the some pix up soon

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Old 09-12-2008, 06:39 AM   #21
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drz250 pix

at last here are some pix of my drz250


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Old 09-13-2008, 09:52 PM   #22
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I had a DRZ 250 that I just sold. They are pretty easy to make street legal, I did that to mine for about $200 bucks. They already have a dual element headlight and tailight, you just need to do the wiring and install a brake light switch. Then install a horn and mirror and you are good to go. I ended up buying the edge 2 tailight because I needed a liscense plate light so I ended up with 2 brakelights.

I thought the bike was good for moderate offroad but sucked on the road at speed. I sold it and purchased a DR 650 last week, its heavier but it is a world of difference on the road at highway speeds. I really don't plan to do much tough offroad, mainly just gravel and two track roads so I really did not need the lighweight of the 250. Otherwise it was a good bike for what it was designed to do.
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Old 09-16-2008, 10:12 PM   #23
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google some test on these, most are from Oz/NZ nice bike, stands up well , suzuki looked at an xr250 and tried to one up it still keeping it simple, e-start, oil cooled, better seat, better suspension front and rear and better road fire roading then a XR, but the XR shines in tight single track. lots of info on thumpertalk, one guy said the exaust has a flange the constricts flow near the head, grind it out or go big $ with a yosh pipe. some that are heavy have had trouble finding very stiff springs, the forks look like drz400 but arent. these are cheap used and tough. i'd ride one. re a big tank, this is a single tube frame, I'd bet another bikes tank would fit, especially if yellow wasnt required, problem is which one?
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Old 09-17-2008, 06:22 AM   #24
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i have been kicking the idea of using drz400 forks around
i am woundering if the wheel is the same

i love the drz250 as a trail bike very good maners and power
the yoshi pipe helps

i planning on a ds conversion for mininalist tour

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Old 09-17-2008, 01:57 PM   #25
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i have a set, if you want me to measure something, no wheel , just forks and T,

get the 03' or newer S or any yr E forks, u probably knew that.

look at the tank mount points, these can be changed, with a homemade bracket, gotta think another tank would fit, its the perimeter frames that are a bitch.
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:03 PM   #26
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one guy said the exaust has a flange the constricts flow near the head, grind it out or go big $ with a yosh pipe.
Some models had intake and/or exhaust restrictors fitted. Simply remove them, no need to spend any money. Most AU/NZ dealers remove this stuff as part of the PDI.
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:05 PM   #27
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i have been kicking the idea of using drz400 forks around
i am woundering if the wheel is the same
The rear wheel is different, don't know about the front. My second set of wheels came from a 1991 DR350. The DR250/350 wheels are the same, whereas the DR-Z400 is the next generation of bike and the wheels have been updated.
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Old 09-23-2008, 02:08 PM   #28
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groupe buy on drz250 fork brace
i am trying to put together a groupe buy on a fork brace for the
mighty drz250 i am down for 2
if you are interested let me know via pm or e-mail

thank you

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Old 09-26-2008, 07:48 AM   #29
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we are heading out today to pick up this 2007 drz250 in michigan
to add to the stable and taunt the stepson(he will mow the lawn now)
drz250 rock

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Old 09-29-2008, 07:32 AM   #30
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new drz250
we started out for the up of mi around 8pm on friday night
my gf and dogs all loaded up after a crazy that begain at 5am
at 9pm we stopped for snacks and dog treats then drove thru the night
making to marquette mi around 12noon an sat.
met up with mark the formar owner stopped to check out the lakes
and plan a adv ride next year

i will post some pix soon

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