2012 ktm 500 exc?

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  1. harcus

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    The 2012 OM calls it a "Nut, rear sprocket screw"...M8...25.8 ft lb :D
  2. GR0NK

    GR0NK Got some screws loose!

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    I use these on my 525 and they are still going after 16K kms but they get full of crud quickly and you need to shoot em with electrical parts cleaner. My signal button jammed up and when I finally got it free I broke the center detente. It still works but the signal button is vague now. l I like the modular nature of the CEV switches. You can use just the top part with the light/horn/ kill button if you want. light, compact and durable.

    I still prefer the Sicass combo switch on my wife's 525EXC though. It's a bit bigger but not by much and it works flawlessly.



    Sean :bmwrider
  3. Night Crawler

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    Download the 2012 manual. Same TQ values. Don't remember what it is for the CS bolt, but it is in the manual.
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  10. ABYSS

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    Paul & Geek but the White is causing Snow blindness! :lol3
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    Did he signal too?:rofl

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  14. Ud_Luz

    Ud_Luz n00b

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    I installed the Euro switch on my 500. It plugs right in. There is an extra wire for the kill button that I didn't hook up because there's no place to connect it unless you splice in to the current kill switch. I didn't do so.
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    It depends on what you got cited for. If jumping off of curbs got you a warning only (as it did me) you cannot count that.

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    Vico1 The Maestro

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    I started noticing a small drop on power, then more, until I was struggling...

    I changed several things at once. First final 10m filter was clogged. Add 20m from KTM and back to wow!

    Next JD Tuner installed at stock... again wow! I could really feel the difference in low end. The bike is back to scaring the shit out of me... which is why I like it.

    We had massive amounts of rain, which in fact packs our woods sand. I have perfect conditions this afternoon and I tell ya that bike rocks....and I aint new to this game...

    Just sayin.... from florida
  18. helotaxi

    helotaxi Been here awhile

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    SteveO- What's the wiring conversion for that switch? The wires don't match up directly and I have to splice it all together so what color wires go to what color wires? What about the extra wire in the factory switch harness?


    ETA-It would figure that now that I have this switch in hand, Sicass gets theirs back in stock.
  19. Stu

    Stu Buffo Maximus

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    FYI I have had the Sicass switch on my 525 and my 300. Regardless of the racing conditions (horrible, that is, fabulous) the switch did not fail. Further, it just plugged straight into the connectors without difficulty.

    Stu
  20. SteveO

    SteveO ouch....

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    Ill look it up and get back to ya. Sorry for the delay.