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Old 02-27-2013, 01:03 PM   #541
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I have a cycle world mag from the late 90s that features 4 dual sport bikes in a bike review/shootout. the DR650SE, XR650L, 620RXC, and 605DSES. keep in mind though the editors totally bashed the ATK talking about how unreliable it was and giving heavy emphasis on all the bad things about it but its still an interesting read. if there's interest, ill scan the article and post it here for everyone to read.
Anything tangible to the article, or just the usual "it's not made by one of the manufacturers that pay us huge sums of money to say nice things about their bikes" schtick?
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:41 PM   #542
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Ok everyone a little help for a new 605 owner. Just changed the oil per the manual instructions. I have oil on the dip wire about in between the two brass marks on the wire. I put in 2.5 qts. According to the manual this should be good. Correct?!!!
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:44 PM   #543
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I just did that on mine. I change the filter also drained engine and frame and it took at least 3 quarts.
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:19 PM   #544
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this has been on CL for a few months now. if i had the money you can bet your ass id be riding it right now.
http://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/mcy/3643593904.html
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Old 03-09-2013, 06:10 PM   #545
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Selling a bunch of 260 LQ parts (most parts probably fit other models too) over here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869297

If anyone is interested, let me know...
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Old 03-09-2013, 06:55 PM   #546
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These two seem like screaming deals, but neither would really suit my needs. A 605 on the other hand

Not affiliated:

http://westslope.craigslist.org/mcy/3660981257.html

http://westslope.craigslist.org/mcy/3591628987.html
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:18 PM   #547
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Don't know if you guys are interested but I took my new to me '98 605 on her shakedown run today. The thing runs like a raped ape! Lots to learn from this new beasty. She's a runner for sure. Just need to dial in the suspension to my weight. Go to the last page if the thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=593691
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:40 PM   #548
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my 605th post has to be dedicated to this thread

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Old 03-18-2013, 11:49 PM   #549
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Omg! Your bike looks delish!

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correction, that bike looks delish!
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Old 03-19-2013, 03:10 AM   #550
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oh gotta clear that up, its not my bike! although i sure as hell wish it was! i just downloaded that from a google search
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:43 PM   #551
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oh gotta clear that up, its not my bike! although i sure as hell wish it was! i just downloaded that from a google search


Fixed!
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:06 PM   #552
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Walker Valley, WA. This morning.
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Old 04-03-2013, 03:08 PM   #553
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Awesome pic!!
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Old 04-03-2013, 04:26 PM   #554
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Nice shot! Good to see ATK's out there.
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:13 AM   #555
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Check out what came up in a Croatian used bike advertisement's...

http://www.njuskalo.hr/enduro-cross-...-oglas-7821818

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