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Forgive me if this is not so rare, but today I spoke with a guy who will be converting his 796 to a traditional swingarm/spoked wheel/knobby setup for his gravel & backroad excursions. Said he found a 999 swingarm on ebay for about $45, and that a wheel is around $300-ish.

Sounds right up my alley to replace the aging DRZ400 with 436 kit. The Duc is only 60 pounds heavier, give or take. Not counting the large capacity $1000 aftermarket tank...
 

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Forgive me if this is not so rare, but today I spoke with a guy who will be converting his 796 to a traditional swingarm/spoked wheel/knobby setup for his gravel & backroad excursions. Said he found a 999 swingarm on ebay for about $45, and that a wheel is around $300-ish.

Sounds right up my alley to replace the aging DRZ400 with 436 kit. The Duc is only 60 pounds heavier, give or take. Not counting the large capacity $1000 aftermarket tank...
Where you located? I am looking for another DR-Z (S or SM).
 

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Forgive me if this is not so rare, but today I spoke with a guy who will be converting his 796 to a traditional swingarm/spoked wheel/knobby setup for his gravel & backroad excursions. Said he found a 999 swingarm on ebay for about $45, and that a wheel is around $300-ish.

Sounds right up my alley to replace the aging DRZ400 with 436 kit. The Duc is only 60 pounds heavier, give or take. Not counting the large capacity $1000 aftermarket tank...
My Buddy was planning on doing that... wanted to see what that would look like...

all the best
 

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Let me just say that when I brought this up, I got crucified. I still think its a good idea, and think it would look friggin cool. No pink streamers needed! teehee hee.
 
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