Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

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Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by lilleeng » Sun May 04, 2014 2:47 am

Hi
Im looking for a way into the off-roader lifestyle, and comparing two teneres being advertised.
The difference between them is basically the milage, and of course price One has gone 20 000km and the other past 50 000km
I visited the owner of the 20k km bike, but the gearbox felt pretty wore out already! The engine didn't run that smoothly either...
The two bikes differs almost 3330$ because of the milage.

Which one will in the end be the cheapest bike, with maintenance included.
How long can I expect this bike to run?

Thanks!

MannyDommi

Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by MannyDommi » Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:25 pm

Hi I have a 2009 xt660z tenere i bought a month ago its got 57k on the clock and is still running like a dream. With regular checkups and checking your oils and yearly mech checks she'll be going i hop well up into the 100ks. I might be dreaming but hes a single cylinder and god loves em! I have some pics on Manny Dommi to MannyYammi adventures in this area of the forum ill post some better pics. Theres a few scratch marks on mine yet thats what i will do anyway and the protection plastics that come with it have saved it. i picked it up for $7.8K at a yamaha dealer on the central coast that had serviced it from new. Highly recommend the xt660z tenere love it! Looking forward to next years tenere tragics ride.
All My Best
Manny

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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by madrus » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:40 pm

Took one these XTZ 660 Tenere' for a lap last Monday too. Pretty happy apart from the seat, pushing me up against the tank, plus the pegs are a bit short for size 13 boots. Maybe a set of pivot pegs & some modification to the seat could have it in my shed. :wink:
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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by madrus » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:00 pm

Taken a couple of weeks but finally put one in the stable. :D Kept the DR for sons/visitors, sick of riding alone :shh:
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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by Hoots » Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:53 pm

madrus wrote:Taken a couple of weeks but finally put one in the stable. :D Kept the DR for sons/visitors, sick of riding alone :shh:
Looks very nice

I've repeatedly been tempted by the 660 Teneres

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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by madrus » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:19 pm

I was looking at those GS800 Twin BM's but couldn't justify spending around mid teens ($k.)
This was first on the road, Feb 2010, only ridden locally with under 10k on the clock :) The original owner found the overall height for his diminutive stature a tad daunting, trading it on a new 500 Honda. Suits my 192cm's & 100kgs :biggrin:
The panniers were "a lap around OZ old" which the shop owner used a couple of years back, so they were an additional cost but the brackets had to purchased new, nearly $300 :surprised: nearly the price of the panniers & box :eh: The new tyres all round resemble riding a pizza cutter under 80kph on the blacktop. :roll:
There's also an LED light mounted under the front fairing, which I'm not overly impressed with so far, maybe some adjustment :eh:
Anyway, I'll just put some k's on it :dance:
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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by 1coolbanana » Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:09 pm

Cant go wrong with one of those :thumb:
Good score :D
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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by madrus » Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:37 am

Thanks CoolB's & Hoots :wink:
Taken a week off on top of my usual 3 day off roster, hope to do the Barraba & east side of Kaputar circuit next weekend on it. Been trying to do that particular ride for a while, :problem: hopefully gather half a dozen of the local lads for the day including my eldest son who can ride the DR. :dance:
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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by 1coolbanana » Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:40 pm

:thumb: :yo:

Something I can only hope to aspire to :lol:
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Re: Considering a xt660z Tenere 09

Post by Hoots » Sun Nov 01, 2015 11:32 am

1coolbanana wrote::thumb: :yo:

Something I can only hope to aspire to :lol:
On one set of brake pads ...

Must have been 100,000 miles uphill ...

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