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Old 05-07-2012, 12:41 PM   #3208
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Location: USA - Midwest, Central Illinois
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Originally Posted by jesusgatos View Post
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.
2010 KTM 530 XC-W / 2009 KTM 950SE / 2005.5 KTM 950 ADV (aka the dirt Harley)

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