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I picked up a super clean low hour 00 recently. It hardly has any wear on the frame or side covers. It has an fmf fatty with a shorty silencer and it drinks gas. Seems to be jetted good as it sounds crisp, starts easy and does not foul plugs. As soon as I got it i serviced the front and rear suspension and put a new throttle cable and front pads on. The suspension is pretty awful. The shock is bouncy on the trails and the forks are super stiff. I put 285 ml in the outer chambers and then took 100 ml of that out to try and soften it. I can't decide what to do with it. Its so darn cool looking I may just leave my paddle on it and ride it at the dunes. If i ride it off road it's going to need some serious suspension work. Also there is no slipping the clutch, all or nothing, very grabby. I would like to hear from some of you 99 and 00 owners on what you think and anyone else for that matter. Thanks.

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Did you play with the clickers on the forks and shock? Also if you are a clutch abuser you should get a hinson clutch basket and inner hub. Very good replacemt as suzukis are rough on clutches.

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Yes i got the shock as good as it will get changing the clickers and the forks i put all the way soft but still super stiff. I am thinking it needs to go to factory connection of I keep it :)

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Nice bike, you mind if I ask how much you got it for?

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Nice bike, you mind if I ask how much you got it for?

I talked the kid down from 1350 to 1000 and i have put about 200 in it so far. I almost wish i would have held out for an older one with conventional forks. I think they might of been better for off road. I am going to take it to the dunes and i may like the stiff forks there just fine.

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You got a good deal on er

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I talked the kid down from 1350 to 1000 and i have put about 200 in it so far. I almost wish i would have held out for an older one with conventional forks. I think they might of been better for off road. I am going to take it to the dunes and i may like the stiff forks there just fine.

bro, if your close to ky ive got a great set of 49mm conventional forks with gold valves and stiffer springs(plus a set of stock springs)id love to swap for usd forks. Mine are rebuilt last week and work great for woods. I like how usd forks look lol.here they are on the bike:

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bro, if your close to ky ive got a great set of 49mm conventional forks with gold valves and stiffer springs(plus a set of stock springs)id love to swap for usd forks. Mine are rebuilt last week and work great for woods. I like how usd forks look lol.here they are on the bike:

Sorry Rancher 420 I live in OK. I have decided to try and sell it to get a small utility quad. Your bike looks good by the way. 

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