Iso 2018 Suzuki rmz 250 lightweight parts

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3/16/2018 9:36 AM

Cmt carbon fiber gas tank, think seat foam or guts phantom, ti footpegs, carbon fiber skid plate. I'm building a harescramble bike while I recover from acl replacement surgery. Any other light weight parts you guys might have? Thinking outside the box, thanks guys 256_874_7648

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3/16/2018 9:50 AM

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3/16/2018 10:49 AM

Those are two great ideas to lose weight. Bike is bone stock and brand new. I already have some ti bolts and FMF ti exhaust.Photo

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3/17/2018 2:18 AM
Edited Date/Time: 3/17/2018 2:19 AM

I saved a fair bit of weight from my 450 using various different techniques, see the build thread below:
https://www.vitalmx.com/forums/Bike-Builds,46/2015-Suzuki-RMZ450-Proper-Build,1312131

I've personally used the 26'' fat bike inner tube before successfully for motocross, however I'm not sure I would recommend it for Hare Scrambles.

The easiest and cheapest way for you to save weight:
-Remove and cut off/smooth back the rear caliper guard and rotor guard mounts
-Replace all the bolts under the tank (fuel pump, electrical fittings etc) with alluminium. Cheap, big savings and no effect on strength as the components aren't under any load
-RM250 screenless filter cage
-Simpify the crank breather to a single tube. Direct it straight back to the rear shock/swingarm
-Get an aluminium rear sprocket (stock is steel)


Your new exhaust will save a good few pounds. There are also a lot of gains to be had from the seat. I used a Guts Phantom foam and saved 1 lb. Titanium bolts and pegs save decent weight, concentrate on the larger bolts first.

Todd Gravitt has some awesome parts, he posted an advert on here recently. Alternatively check out his ebay shop:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/mxsocal?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l275

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3/17/2018 7:53 AM

Thanks Russ, great stuff.

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3/17/2018 7:57 AM

Todd Gravitt has some great stuff, send him a text he has way more that what is listed on his eBay store. Great guy to deal with and he got my box of parts from CA to NY in 3 days!!

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3/17/2018 8:24 AM

Will do zuk!

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3/17/2018 8:31 AM
Edited Date/Time: 3/17/2018 8:33 AM

I can sell you Ti pegs & bolts discounted. text me 570-606-7687

Ti pegs
arc melon levers
motion pro rim lock
starcross softs
Ti exhaust systems

I can sell you all of that discounted from Rocky Mountain & give you a 30% code for phantom seat foam

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3/17/2018 8:41 AM

Thanks will do.

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3/17/2018 9:02 AM

DTR830 also is great to deal with, just placed two orders with him recently, can’t beat it

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3/17/2018 9:06 AM

Motosport has or had 20% off on the Marchesini Rock wheelsets, 32 spoke, no nipples, can almost guarantee they’re the lightest on the market

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3/19/2018 4:06 PM

Do you want parts or ideas? I have all sorts of parts from think seat foam, titanium footpegs, Ti mounts, to pins, ti axles, Ti bolts, t-lock tubless systems, Yosh Ti race spec exhaust, applied clamps, air forks, kite wheel set, screenless air filter cages, large race spec air filters, Ti axle Spacers, Ti shifter toe piece, Ti rear brake toe piece, A kit shocks, Ti rear shock spring (5.7), KTM TB with RMZ adapters, Ti 270 front Caliper adapter, steel braided brake lines,

That's off the top of my head. I have a lot more as well as 450 parts

Todd
714-351-2627

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please contact at (714) 351-2627

3/20/2018 7:41 AM
Edited Date/Time: 3/20/2018 7:42 AM

Parts, I think I hit the motherload!

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3/20/2018 8:33 AM

Will the ti shock spring work on '17 rmz450 shows shock? Price?

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3/20/2018 9:31 AM

jrhusk21 wrote:

Will the ti shock spring work on '17 rmz450 shows shock? Price?

Text him he will get right back to you

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