Metal Shredding


Pantless Wonder
Dec 26, 1999
If the clutch felt notchy you might also plan on replacing the basket as that's where the grooves will be. You can possibly file them down a bit but that's just prolonging whay will need to happen.
Jul 12, 2018
So I just bought a bike, its a 2008 Kawasaki KX450F. Haven't even ridden it yet. Bike is in amazing shape...

I took the bike in to get it looked over and just have a few other things done and they said they stopped when they saw this because that's how bad they thought this was. Guy I bought the bike from says "that is of course what they're going to say! They're out for your money!" Guys basically saying don't worry about it...

I've been reading through these comments and theirs not really any solid answer on whether or not its fine or really bad. Of course without a picture its difficult to help people so hopefully by looking at this picture I get some good feedback on what I should do next...try and return the bike to the guy I bought it from OR keep the damn thing and wish for the best...SCARY....

I paid $2,700 and theirs no way I have the time to take apart OR the money to have it rebuilt, which, I wouldn't do anyways because thats too much money in an older bike like this.

Main thing I got so far from this post, is that if their is BIG chunks= BAD....smaller fine chunks=OK but watch and change your oil frequently and keep an eye on it.

BUT, question still keep the bike OR say WTF you can keep the bike I want my money back...

Looking at the pictures...what do you guys think?! Should I be worried? Or just keep the bike and not worry about it. BIGGEST concern....riding and then it breaking down on the track and officially being out $2,700 because its now been used by which means less likely he'd take it back...and could be considered my fault.

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