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Engine cracked Could anybody help? ive just dropped my DRZ400E Suzuki and cracked the engine case next to my back brake lever, the lever went inwards and split the casing, does anyone know what this round case is called as i do not know what to ask for when buying one. It is situated on right hand side of the engine next to back brake. Thanks Wayne

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Based on your description, it would normally be called either the clutch cover or right crankcase cover.

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