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Basically I've been totally screwed over by mrcycles.com and now it's become an emergency. :bonk:

I can't seem to find a front hub or a complete wheel assembly available anywhere for my bike.

Can anyone recommend a salvage yard that might have one?

I was hit by a quad and it crack off one of the 5 mounts for the disc brake, can this be welded? I've heard no but now I'm desperate so might try if there's any hope.

I've already disassembled the whole thing as the part was absolutely for sure arriving today.

I've been trying to find a crossover list but no luck so far.

I need a solution this week, anyone have a suggestion?

:excuseme:

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Putting the make and size of bike in the description might be helpful, there may well be one growing dust right here..........

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I am usually amazed at what is available at any particular time on ebay. also try bent bike in lynnwood and auburn.

Joe :excuseme:

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It's for a 2005 DRZ

I found the part # (54111-29E00) on the following match exactly:

2001-2005 DRZ250

97-99 DR350

97-99 DR350SE

I didn't post the bike specs cause I was worried my post would be moved to the DRZ forum which get's 5 views on a good day, plus I already posted there.

Thanks Dan

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I am usually amazed at what is available at any particular time on ebay. also try bent bike in lynnwood and auburn.

Joe :excuseme:

Yep, tried these all, no go.

That's what I get for buying a bike nobody else wants.

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Have you tried ordering one from a dealer? Can't be that much.

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I had a front hub repaired on my husky. No big deal, any good aluminum welder could do the job. Best done by a machine shop though as they have the equipment to make sure the surface is still perpindicular and level.

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Have you tried ordering one from a dealer? Can't be that much.

Yes, mrcycles (M.R. Motorcycles) is actually a Suzuki dealer in NC. Apparently there's a 1+ month backorder from the factory. I should have went thru my local dealership but they were so much more $. I know better now. They wouldn't have taken weeks to tell me the item is out of stock.

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Yes, mrcycles (M.R. Motorcycles) is actually a Suzuki dealer in NC. Apparently there's a 1+ month backorder from the factory. I should have went thru my local dealership but they were so much more $. I know better now. They wouldn't have taken weeks to tell me the item is out of stock.

If you live in Washington why are you going thru a dealer in NC. This state has several dealers that may just have your part on a shelf. Many dealers even have 800 numbers.

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I had a front hub repaired on my husky. No big deal, any good aluminum welder could do the job. Best done by a machine shop though as they have the equipment to make sure the surface is still perpindicular and level.

I had heard that was bad for such a heavy bike, won't hold. And I'm not sure the it's worth the I told you so's if it don't. Can you describe the break you had fixed? And the stress it's been under since? I'd need to be convinced.

I do know a good welder.

Thanks for the help everyone, I know the solutions out here.

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If you live in Washington why are you going thru a dealer in NC. This state has several dealers that may just have your part on a shelf. Many dealers even have 800 numbers.

I know, I know. I was a :excuseme:. Lesson learned. I'm trying them all now but DRZ250's aren't really in high demand, the skid plate I ordered month's ago still ain't in.

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It was an older husky 360 two stroke. Someone stole it from me a couple of years ago and I got it back when the idiot whent wide open in second gear, which is dang fast on that bike because it was geared to do about 105 at the time, anyway he ran it into the side of a motor home and busted himself and the bike all up. He busted the tripple clamps right off the bike. Amazingly enough he didnt hurt the forks, doesnt say much for husky clamps. I sold it to a friend and we found a set of clamps. When we were putting it together we noticed something wrong with front wheel. Tokk everything apart and found that hub was busted where left hand bearing presses in. About a two inch chunk was busted out. We took it to the local machine shop and they had it welded and repaired for us the next day. He has been riding it ever since with no problems. He wighs about three hundered pounds so I think it has been well tested. I would think with yours only being an ear for the brake disk and its load is spread out over at least three other ears it should be fine.

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Where in Washington are you? There are three places to check in Spokane area if you have not already. Recycled Cycles in Hayden Lake ID, Independent Cycle in Spokane WA, and Allens Cycle Salvage in Spokane WA.

I might know where one is if the listing as previously stated is correct, I know where a couple of 350's and a DR are at and are being parted.

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Thanks everyone for all your help and advice. I had a family emergency yesterday and wasn't able to talk with the welder guy I know and now it's too late so I've decided to borrow a bike to use while I'm on vacation. It's my husbands old race bike, luckily we kept it in the family. I may not be very comfortable on it but it's better than no bike any day.

I'm bidding on one listed on ebay, couldn't seem to get the guy to respond to my buy it now requests. Was listed as the wrong year on ebay initially, strange huh? Wish me luck. I'll check those places you listed mkporn if I don't win the bidding.

Will probably still get the original welded as a back up (thanks for the Husky story dirtrulz) , then this panic won't happen again.

Have a great 4th everyone! :ride:

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Dang Malanut, it sounds like quite the torture test you guys have been through trying to get this thing patched up! I dare you to tell hubby you want to replace it with an orange bike. :ride:

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If I couldn't get a new hub, I'd not hesitate to have it welded and machined professionally.

The fact of the matter is you probably would be fine with only four out of five lugs intact.

I know, I know, 4 out of 5 is just too jury rigged to put up with, but if that hub is common to the street version of the DR350 it is way understressed with the kind of braking force you can generate on dirt.

You are welcome to use the XR200 again if you are willing to make the trip up to get it.

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I got the wheel and a backup coil for $90 OTD! :ride:

I bid on a bunch of other small backup parts 2 too but they went higher than I was willing to spend.

I borrowed a buddies KDX last weekend, really helps me appreciate my thumper.

Thanks for the offer MACE and thanks again for all the assistance TT'ers.

I'll be riding yellow mellow again soon. :ride:

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