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Old 07-05-2013, 08:32 PM   #190
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Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Peoples Republic of MD
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Originally Posted by blake716 View Post

I've been wanting to do this trip for a while.

Just wondering if I should sell the 525 and get a 690 instead.
I wanted a husky 630 but was not able to find one. The oil change interval is the key with the 690 vs. the 525, there are threads about oil coolers but then you have one more thing to break on you. Just like the big fuel tanks on my 690 which had a bolt come out today...

There is no such thing as the perfect bike. I HAD to have FI. My bike still had plenty of power where Esp41 was struggling a bit because of the carb and not rejetting it. Or it could be the dust killing his air filter again.
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