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Old 11-28-2013, 10:46 AM   #1114
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Joined: Apr 2006
Location: Albuquerque NM
Oddometer: 1,610
Originally Posted by SaharaJp99 View Post
I have an '05 and I love it. Once warm it starts 1st kick every time and 3rd kick when cold, like clockwork. With the auto clutch the no estart isn't a big deal to me as it never stalls. Maybe someday I'll upgrade to a newer one but I have mine set up exactly how I like it and it is my most favorite bike I have ever owned.

I am the other guy with the 05 300EXC. I bought this bike brand new in
05. By far the best dirt bike I have owned to date. Upgraded the suspension, and gnarly pipe, new spark plug last year.

About to give it a make over this winter. Was thinking of getting a newer bike, but I have ridden (and owned) newer bikes and I can't say that the newer bikes would justify a $5000 + difference from my 300. If you like the bike, buy it and spend some money to get it sorted and ride that !!!!!.
Current rides:
2014 YZ250F 05 KTM300EXC 07KTM450EXC
04 GasGas 280, finally, my perfect stable.
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