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Old 06-07-2004, 06:58 PM   #406
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Old 06-07-2004, 06:59 PM   #407
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Old 06-07-2004, 06:59 PM   #408
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Old 06-07-2004, 08:42 PM   #409
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Looks good! Your fork seals look different. I wonder how/why?
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Old 06-07-2004, 08:49 PM   #410
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Looks good! Your fork seals look different. I wonder how/why?
No upside down forks..
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Old 06-08-2004, 01:19 AM   #411
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Looks good! Your fork seals look different. I wonder how/why?
Hmm, the Fork, the orange plastics, the low exhaust? This is a early '97 Model,
Later that model-year the changed to the darker frontfork.
It is maybe first registered in 98 but its a Model '97, Sorry Csmith, but it looks pretty good

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Old 06-08-2004, 05:44 AM   #412
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It really is a 98. VIN number VBKGSL401W...The W is a 98 model. If it were a 97 it would have a V in this position.

Again, only a few of these made it into the states...apparently this is the modified version they used for the Dakar rally that year.

I'm curious if the bike Limey has is the same or if it is the 97...
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Old 06-08-2004, 12:24 PM   #413
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It really is a 98. VIN number VBKGSL401W...The W is a 98 model. If it were a 97 it would have a V in this position.

Again, only a few of these made it into the states...apparently this is the modified version they used for the Dakar rally that year.

I'm curious if the bike Limey has is the same or if it is the 97...

Hmm,
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Old 06-08-2004, 01:02 PM   #414
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Eh?

I guess some assholes at the KTM plant decided to etch some different VIN numbers in just for the hell of it...
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Old 06-08-2004, 01:06 PM   #415
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I guess some assholes at the KTM plant decided to etch some different VIN numbers in just for the hell of it...

Hey Mr. Smith,

But Anyway, cool bike
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Old 06-08-2004, 02:28 PM   #416
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Anyways, back to the thread...

I just recieved my 2003 KTM 640 Adventure!!!

Casper Mountain Motorsports (WY) drove it over here to Cali for me. A very nice fella named Allen brought it, helped me unload it and then patiently waited for me to get the details out of the way (they wanted money, can you believe it?).

Thanks to Swampy for getting the list of the last available 03s in America! I believe there is one in Washington, one in upstate NY, and a demo in Ohio - and that's all she wrote for the 03 model year!

Now if only I can get thru the manual before I go out there and ride it...
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Old 06-08-2004, 03:32 PM   #417
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I just recieved my 2003 KTM 640 Adventure!!!

Casper Mountain Motorsports (WY) drove it over here to Cali for me. A very nice fella named Allen brought it, helped me unload it and then patiently waited for me to get the details out of the way (they wanted money, can you believe it?).

Thanks to Swampy for getting the list of the last available 03 in America! I believe there is one in Washington, one in upstate NY, and a demo in Ohio - and that's all she wrote for the 03 model year!

Now if only I can get thru the manual before I go out there and ride it...
Congrats MP! Now bring that thing up to Sonoma county..
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Old 06-08-2004, 08:25 PM   #418
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Nice bike Meat!
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Old 06-08-2004, 09:51 PM   #420
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Congrats MP! Now bring that thing up to Sonoma county..
mmmm, wine country...

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Nice bike Meat!
Thanks, same to you!

FYI, watch out for that bikez.com site you linked to - a friend noticed that they tried to install something on his computer when he visited there (nasty business). In these cases he just switches to the new Mozilla browser (much safer than Internet Exploder), but I thought it worth mentioning. Alternatively you can use Ad-aware for free to clean up after soiling your computer at such sites.
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