Originally Posted by jesusgatos
How many hours have you put on your bikes?
Jesus, I rode with a guy this weekend that has an 08-530 EXC. He has right around 300 hours on it. He said it loses a little oil, but he said it has always did that. He has had no issues to date. He rides AMA Duals Sports and Enduros. He is a sportsman class rider.
I think this motor is more reliable than we think it is.
As far as the 500s go,I know Chilly White has said it has a quick hit right off of bottom. Not sure if he i talking EXC or XC-W.