Rebuilding 89 KTM 350. Need parts

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by 2stroke_junkie, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. 2stroke_junkie

    2stroke_junkie n00b

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    I love this bike! It's in pretty rough shaped tho, I need to find parts websites to restore it to its former glory. I got the bike running now rebuilt the carb picking up parts today to rebuild the front forks. I need everything else exhaust, radiator hoses top end kit, all that good stuff. If you guys could help me I would really appreciate it. If I knew how to post pics I would.
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  2. 2stroke_junkie

    2stroke_junkie n00b

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    Come on guys I need some help. I thought this was the place where id get the most help I guess I was wrong :baldy
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  3. Tragic Image

    Tragic Image Been here awhile

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    KtmTalk??
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  4. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    ktmtalk is the place to go. I've got a full 1999 WP 50mm fork from the bar clamp/Applied top clamp, stock lower, legs, axel to the wheel and brake, needs seals but near perfect if you want to upgrade. I'm in NJ. Cheap too, off a 20 hour 125SX. Great condition and might be the best forks they built till about 2009.
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  5. 2stroke_junkie

    2stroke_junkie n00b

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    I don't think they will fit I have 40 mm stock forks
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  6. stainlesscycle

    stainlesscycle Long timer

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    i might have some stuff. no motor parts. i have 2 very early 4 strokes (87 - 88 i think) parts bikes here - would have to look. i think the forks/shock/wheels/some bodywork may crossover... pm me a list of parts you need, and i can figure out what these things are exactly, and send ya some pics of whatever parts might work for you.
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  7. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    I sold them today but no matter, you can use pretty much any newer KTM front end, the only "big" mod is adding steering stop tabs or a threaded boss for them to the frame. The set I sold is going on a Maico.
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  8. nachtflug

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    gee given how overwhelming popular 350 KTM's were in 1989 it is indeed shocking that there isn't more interest and support in them on advrider 23 years later. :fight
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  9. stainlesscycle

    stainlesscycle Long timer

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    yeah, they were a hot seller :rofl
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  10. PSchrauber

    PSchrauber Been here awhile

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    The main problem are spare parts in general as KTM went in bankrupty in the beginning 90's when I remember right.
    So any parts and expecially plastic's, engine case (the magnesium case on the clutch and waterpump side corrode very quick),
    clutch parts, even piston's are a problem.

    The "oldie but goldie" section of KTMTalk is really a good ressource.

    Anyway good luck to your rebuild, these bikes still running and complete
    will be rare bird's in a couple of years I believe.

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