Sorry for the late reply, I just found this forum! Two weeks ago I broke my Dakar Pro hanger. The local dealer had some. I went to pick one up for $20.00. I told the guy my Dakar was an '01 and showed him my broken hanger. He said it was not a 2001 to my surprise.
Another cavaeat, the new hanger is painted, probably powder coated. The OEM was bead blasted, i.e., it had a rougher surface. That rough surface is more desireable than the smooth painted surface. Why? when you crank down on the pedals, the skewer will slip, then the wheel cocks to the side causing the tire to rub against the frame. Twice while riding this happened; each time I cranked the skewer a little tighter. I've now got it about as tight as I can get it, but there's no slippage. Next time I remove my rear derailleur, I think I'll take some fine grain sandpaper or steel wool to the outer surface of the hanger.
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