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Old 11-27-2010, 03:13 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by komatias
These bikes are very special. I have a fc550 and previously a 400Fe. They are cheaper than similar year KTM and I would I would definitely prefer one of them to any Japanese bike. Both of them now have stators that you cannot find new and that fail continuously. When they work, they kick ass. When they don't they need a heavy sacrifice of or $$.
You may already be aware of this but for those who aren't, a lot, but not all, of the SEM ignition (2003 and older I believe) bikes had problems with the stators failing prematurely.
There's a gentleman in Spain on who goes by Sparks.
You send him your bad stator, he rewinds it better than new and sends it back. That should be the end of your stator problems.
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