DRZ400 adventure bike build

This adventure bike build article takes a stock DRZ400 and steps through each of the adventure upgrades to convert it into a very capable DRZ400 adventure bike. This is the third DRZ400 I have built into an adventure bike and the products used in this build are based on over 5 years of riding DRZ400 bikes for extended adventure riding and camping trips and clocking up over 100,000 km of adventure riding Grade 1 to Grade 5 tracks.

This DRZ400 adventure bike was built up especially to be shipped to Australia for a one month trip through the Red Centre including the Simpson Desert crossing. It proved to be a brilliant adventure bike build and capably completed the trip. Aside from that, it was a great fun bike to ride. 

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2016 DRZ400E L7 strip down
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DRZ400 suspension upgrade
Softening the DRZ400 throttle Throttle return spring anchor relocation
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Upgrading the Keihin FCR39 needle and main jet
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Adding a hand tune pilot jet to the Keihin FCR39
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Keihin FCR39 breather hose plumbing for deep water crossing
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Fitting a S/SM subframe
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Helmet lock removal
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DRZ400 3X3 airbox mod
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Reference Link : DRZ400 3X3 Airbox Mod
Installing an oil temperature sensor
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Installing a water temperature sensor
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Side stand switch removal
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SH775 regulator/rectifier upgrade
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DRZ400 aftermarket triple clamps
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Fitting the suspension and wheel set
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Fitting the exhaust system
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Installing a Trail Tech fan
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Fitting a kick start
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DRZ400 clutch cover protection
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DRZ400 decompressor
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DRZ400 starter clutch bolts
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DRZ400 Gear Shift Lever Fix
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1 1/8 Renthal Fat Bars
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DRZ400 tail tidy
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Reference Link : DRZ400 Tail Tidy
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DRZ400 clutch switch bypass
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Grips
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Iridium CR9EIX plug
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Breather hose clamp upgrade
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DRZ400 front rotor upgrade
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DRZ400 rear rotor upgrade
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DRZ400 gearing for adventure riding
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DRZ400 case saver / sprocket cover
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DRZ400 magneto cover protection
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DRZ400 gearshift lever verticle adjustment
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DRZ400 gearshift lever horizontal adjustment
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DRZ400 kickstand shortening
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DRZ400 master cylinder guard bolt upgrade
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DRZ400 bashplate
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Rear rotor protection
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Brake caliper protection
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DRZ400 large tank
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DRZ400 aftermarket seat
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DRZ400 aftermarket front fender
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DRZ400 adventure screen
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DRZ400 radiator guards
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DRZ400 coolant overflow
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DRZ400 indicator relocation brackets
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Fiberglass panniers
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Bottle cages
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Internal bar heaters
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Wiring
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DRZ400 hand guards
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DRZ400 pivot levers
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Reference Link : Zeta - Pivot Levers
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Starter idle gear cover bolt upgrade
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Double take mirrors
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DRZ400 chain guuide
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Motion Pro LiteLoc Rim Locks
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GoldenTyre 723
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The final result 

After many hours in the workshop, this is the result 

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