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This is at a local bike shop and I want it. Problem is I already have 4 bikes and I really shouldn't. Help!!!
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If you want it, buy it. I currently have 7 bikes. (very understanding wife) The ZRX is a fantastic motorcycle. You will regret letting it go by if it is something you truly want.
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Depends on what the other 4 bikes are.

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I just looked at your other bikes in your profile and I say go for it. I know the feeling though I have 3 bikes and want to buy a BMW I saw today.

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It has 78,000 km on it and the motor runs like a new one and the rest of the bike is in good nick. You guys ain't helping !!!!! lol your supposed to talk me out of it. Oh yeah it is $1000 cheaper than equivalent bikes on bikesales.com.au

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That is a good looking bike
He who has the most toy`s,, WIN`s
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Buy it, even if it is the wrong colour. I bought 1. It was a bit rough. But i cleaned it up and sold it to buy the Versys. I regret it. If I could have afforded to keep it I would. Has it had any mods done ?

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Definitely no. Save your money for a proper new motorcycle.
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Buy it, even if it is the wrong colour. I bought 1. It was a bit rough. But i cleaned it up and sold it to buy the Versys. I regret it. If I could have afforded to keep it I would. Has it had any mods done ?
Love the green but the red is rare, over here anyway. No mods totally stock. I'll do a video when I test ride it again.
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Missed the photo
Sweet, looks great
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Just a couple of things you should check or do if you buy it.
There's a pin that is moves across to the clutch basket when starting. This actual hits the basket putting grooves in it. You can see them if you remove the oil filer cap and look inside. There is a couple of fixes for this. The other is the fuel tap. If the oil ring fails, fuel with get pumped into the crankcase.
Apart from that they are solid. They respond well to a jet kit. The Factory Pro kit adds about 5bhp. You can also re-shim the needles with 1 washer which helps. I only did this mod. The carbs are a pain if you want to fully rejet.
I'd love to see it next time in Coffs !
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Thanks heaps for the advice
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I'd say yes.
If you don't I'll will.
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or me. What are they asking ?
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I love my ZRX......



The 1200 is quite a bit stouter than the 1100 but I managed to solve that problem.
I'm doing the ZX14 conversion right now using the front-end, wheels, rotors & calipers.

The ZRX 1200 is a VERY good bike, make that great bike. Plenty fast and handles well, great for two up riding.

Nope, can't have too many bikes!

Just buy it, you won't regret it. I love the red.

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Got room in the garage? If yes buy it. If no...build a bigger garage then buy it.

Motorcycles are like potato chips... Ya can't have just one.

Or was that look THEN leap?
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I say no! Just buy something really nice for the wife. LOL!
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No wife, lol just me to please
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