Melbourne achieved the world record for the most locked down city in the world in 2021! Even when open, I was subjected to 14 day isolation at home after every international flight. That leaves a lot of time to browse Bikesales and Facebook marketplace. I was looking for a small project, ideally a Suzuki DRZ400 motard that needed work. This Husqvarna popped up on Bikesales.
Best thing about the bike is it was a one owner from new. It had been ridden on the road for a while, then stripped for track days and racing. It had been well cared for, with a recent engine rebuild, and many expensive upgrades.
- Excel rims, 5” rear with W/Harn hub and wave rotor
- TC cam
- High comp piston
- Keihin flat side carburettor
- Brembo front calliper
- Beringer front master cylinder
- 320mm front disc
- Bark busters
It also came with a lot of spares, and tyres.
My plan is to get it back to road registered, have some fun, then hopefully sell for a profit. Impost of the work will be on the wiring harness to get the lights and indicators sorted. I’ll also fit a trailtech speedo.
This thing is an absolute weapon. 115kg with 60hp. Goes like stink, vibrates like hell! Looking forward to getting on some tight backroads. Also will be using it for wheelies.
I advertised the bike before I got it registered. I only had the plates fitted for an hour before it was sold!
A good fun project with a tidy profit. Going to miss it though.