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Fix the 06 CRF250R or get a new one?

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ey guys, I currently have an all stock 06 crf250r that I bought off my buddy for 1500 because he needed to finish paying for his divorce. I got it last year, and had it for about two months before I ran through some thick brush and put a hole in the radiator. Well this caused me to overheat the engine, now she needs a new crank, rod, bearings, radiator and some other stuff. I was thinking about just selling it for 500 bucks and getting a 10 or 11 250, but I've ridden ATVs my whole life and know nothing about dirtbikes Here's some info about me.

I am 6'0" tall and weigh 145ish. I do the majority of my riding on trails with the occasional trip to the track 3-4 times a year. I am not real concerned about top end speed, just something that will handle good without investing a lot im the shocks. I drive semi trucks for a living and I don't want something that I am gonna have to put in the shop every month to adjust valves or what have you since I'm only home 4 days a month. Or would I be better off just keeping the crf? I don't really know the history on it so I don't know if its been ragged and sold. Any info is appreciated.

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Sell the bike for parts...you will never ever recover the amount of money you will spend on that rebuild. The same thing happened to a guy I know on a KTM 530 EXC....it didnt hurt the engine at all...I couldnt believe it.

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