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Offline Oldfart

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Dr 400 frame
« on: October 11, 2017, 12:08:26 PM »
As per title , chasing a Dr 400 frame, any leads would be much appreciated.
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Offline Phil N

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Re: Dr 400 frame
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2017, 10:40:16 AM »
Saw one with the swingarm and stand at Ross , Tiaro wreckers just yesterday .

Offline yamaico

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Re: Dr 400 frame
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2017, 10:02:19 PM »
DR250 frame any good to you? Are they similar?

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Re: Dr 400 frame
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 12:25:29 PM »
Not too sure if they are similar Yamaico  ...as I'm just wanting a bare frame only, to cut the cradle out of it.
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Offline David Lahey

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Re: Dr 400 frame
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2017, 01:49:07 PM »
If you just want the cradle, isn't the SP370 engine cradle the same as the DR400? I welded an RM250C rear subframe to an SP370 cradle just before the DR400 came out. I wish I'd known the DR400 was coming out and saved myself some work
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Re: Dr 400 frame
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2017, 04:02:04 PM »
SP have a large radius bend @ foot pegs sort of like a ? in reverse,   were as the Dr 400 is square ... same as all RMs and PEs  but has a curved front.

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Re: Dr 400 frame
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2017, 05:38:05 PM »
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DR250 frame any good to you? Are they similar?


DR250 is a full floater. DR400 is a twinshock ;)
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