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Old 10-05-2012, 05:35 AM   #15031
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I've been offered a 990ADV S 2007 - How many miles/kms are too many miles/kms...?

Hi everybody.
I'm a KTM 640ADV rider, but I'm bothering you with my questions and I'm not even a member of this thread yet... just imagine the near future...

I have been offered a 990ADV S 2007. The bike is in good health and looks good, for the moment the only issue I have to deal with is it has 58.000Kms/36.000mi.
Based on your vast experience, what would you say about it: they are too many, half the way, or life has just began.... ( of course, we are talking about well maintained bikes, according to KTM specifications)

My 640ADV has 50.000Kms/31.000mi on the clock, it goes just fine and I have a good idea about the lifecycle of the LC4 engine. What about the LC8?

What current owner tells me is:
-- no problem so far but not serviced: suspensions, clutch, water pump, wheels bearings
-- serviced: whole clutch master cylinder (replaced)

Is there some kind of maintainance records of the failures and non std services you all have been experiencing/doing?

Thanks to your help, I hope I will be able to know if the price is ok, and if it is, been a brand new proud 990 rider, what to expect from now on.
Thanks in advance,
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:03 AM   #15032
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:36 AM   #15033
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:48 AM   #15034
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It's a long time since I have discovered this forum and thanks to all of you I currently own my Katoom for about 1 year and 20k kms

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Old 10-05-2012, 01:51 PM   #15035
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:52 PM   #15036
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:54 PM   #15037
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:11 PM   #15038
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:17 PM   #15039
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:26 PM   #15040
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Anyone care to give me the tutorial on this setup?

It's nice, but I don't get it?
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:18 PM   #15041
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A little day trip through the mountains, I was heading to Salida but some how got a little distracted and spent the day in the Rio grand and san juan mountains.


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Old 10-05-2012, 06:25 PM   #15042
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Anyone care to give me the tutorial on this setup?

It's nice, but I don't get it?

Bond, James Bond. A true ADV rider needs at least six location finder whizzbangs and a minimum of four mirrors. It's in the handbook.
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Old 10-06-2012, 03:00 AM   #15043
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Bond, James Bond. A true ADV rider needs at least six location finder whizzbangs and a minimum of four mirrors. It's in the handbook.
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Old 10-06-2012, 10:52 AM   #15044
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Bond, James Bond. A true ADV rider needs at least six location finder whizzbangs and a minimum of four mirrors. It's in the handbook.
I'm thinkin' Q had a little too much coffee that morning.

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Old 10-06-2012, 11:22 AM   #15045
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