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Old 12-13-2012, 09:46 PM   #2
Rot Box
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Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Northern Utah
Oddometer: 222
Is it the kickstart model or E-start model? If it is the 410E (e-start) model discard everything I'm about to write

The 410 has very limited oil capacity (slightly more than a qt.) which is all held inside the engine vs. others that pump oil through the frame for extra cooling. There is no counter balance in the engine--they vibrate excessively. The flywheel is a known weak point due to excessive heat causing the magnets to come un-glued and fall off. A friend and I both had our cam sprocket bolts come loose and cause all sorts of internal problems--based off that I would check those before you ride it.

I REALLY like those era Husqvarna's and don't get me wrong they can be a very reliable and fun bike. I hate to say it but I'd personally choose that Husky last out of the other two bikes you mentioned for a trip like that.
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