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Was wondering if anyone can give me an estimate of how much to rebuild my 07 drz400sm engine? I know it depends on what went, I believe it spun a bearing- a lot of metal shavings in the oil and the way it "blew". Even if somone would know the labor costs that would be helpful. Thanks

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Was wondering if anyone can give me an estimate of how much to rebuild my 07 drz400sm engine? I know it depends on what went, I believe it spun a bearing- a lot of metal shavings in the oil and the way it "blew". Even if somone would know the labor costs that would be helpful. Thanks

Contact Eddie at SSW.

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ok, tried contacting him and waiting for a response. Til then, Am I looking at about $1000 for a stock rebuild?

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ok, tried contacting him and waiting for a response. Til then, Am I looking at about $1000 for a stock rebuild?

Wait for the response. Someone throwing out a number based on the little information you gave will not be a reliable cost and will just make the decision harder. If you want to compare prices, call some more shops in you area and ask them.

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Before you pull the engine I'd pull off the right and left side cases and see if bolts or nuts came loose, may be fixable without pulling the engine. Look under loctite fixes if you'r not framiliar with the engine or havn't done them, those are the items to check first.

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no way to know for sure till its apart and i see it.

labor wise you are $300 or so.

if the head,cylinder and crank are damaged $1000 would be the low side.

same deal as always,send me the motor. i tear it down and give you some prices and options. worst case if you decide to not fix it all you owe is return shipping.

i have good low mile cranks and piston/cylinder combos available for very reasonable prices.

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Thanks a lot.

I'm going to keep hunting for another engine and if I don't have any luck soon, I will probably be sending it your way.

Thanks again

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Thanks a lot.

I'm going to keep hunting for another engine and if I don't have any luck soon, I will probably be sending it your way.

Thanks again

Sounds like Eddies deal may be the best bet, used engines can be a roll of the dice unless you hear it run, seer the bikes condition, miles and check it out best as they'll let you.

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I bought a big bore kit (cylinder, piston, rings, gasket, etc), stainless valves, valve springs, hot cams shims kit, hot cams exhaust and inlet cams, spark plug, jd jet kit = $998

Phoned mechanic- will cost about $300 to install BB etc - I'm going to allow an extra $100 for jetting correct, oil, filters, etc.

Which means for under $2000, I will also have this rebuilt + 2 new tyres and a MRD/SSW exhaust

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I bought a big bore kit (cylinder, piston, rings, gasket, etc), stainless valves, valve springs, hot cams shims kit, hot cams exhaust and inlet cams, spark plug, jd jet kit = $998

Phoned mechanic- will cost about $300 to install BB etc - I'm going to allow an extra $100 for jetting correct, oil, filters, etc.

Which means for under $2000, I will also have this rebuilt + 2 new tyres and a MRD/SSW exhaust

you didn't have a bad crank, that's why you kept it under $2000.

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I'm going through the same issue, had my motor go with just over 23k on a year old motor... the mechanic said the crank baring is gone, but the crank is ok... (everyone else I've talked to says that's impossible) but I need a whole new top end too... so they quoted me 1900 to return to stock....

I think I'm just going to send it to Eddie and have him set me up right... even if I end up at 2000... I'm more confident in the reliability... and peace of mind goes a long ways when I ride as much as I do.

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