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Old 03-07-2013, 12:01 PM   #31
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Damn what a Husky crew!

What octane did you end up running? Please keep this thread updated!

Either is is the camera angle or it looks like you fixed the subframe.
put in 91. ran great.

subframe fixed, sharkfins added, radiator braces going on tonight.
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:14 AM   #32
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BMAH thank's, have you been able to locate the 10w-50 castrol? I've checked all my local auto stores I guess I will try bike shops next then net.
I plan on running Shell Rotella in my TE310. I've been using it in all of my motorcycles.
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:14 AM   #33
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2013 te310r stalling still

Well got through my breaking and we had a nice weekend 57F so I was able to get anouther couple hours in. Bike rides like a dream but still stalles when you abruptly let off throttle, one time causing a lowside (no damage). I feel with 6 hours on the bike it's not a breakin issue so I'll be dropping it back off to the dealer for a look over.
Will keep anyone interrested posted.
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:49 AM   #34
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Well got through my breaking and we had a nice weekend 57F so I was able to get anouther couple hours in. Bike rides like a dream but still stalles when you abruptly let off throttle, one time causing a lowside (no damage). I feel with 6 hours on the bike it's not a breakin issue so I'll be dropping it back off to the dealer for a look over.
Will keep anyone interrested posted.
They do that, get a JD tuner and/or an auto-clutch. The dealer likely won't find anything.
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Old 03-21-2013, 06:27 AM   #35
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Curious as to how the power of the 310 compares with an uncorked (jetted/air box modded) DRZ?
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Old 03-21-2013, 07:16 AM   #36
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I bought a 310 2011 a couple of weeks ago - after some modifications it runs really good by now. No more bogging in front of obstacles and it revs better in the top end.

I changed the ECU, the injector, the exhaust and added some stuff I like/need for enduro riding.

But coming from a 300cc KTM 2stroke it still feels a little down on power in the sand

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Old 03-21-2013, 07:31 AM   #37
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Curious as to how the power of the 310 compares with an uncorked (jetted/air box modded) DRZ?
The 310 is everything the DRZ was supposed to be. Better power across the range, better suspension, better (only slightly) transmission, and (much) better handling.
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:40 PM   #38
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The 310 is everything the DRZ was supposed to be. Better power across the range, better suspension, better (only slightly) transmission, and (much) better handling.
Thanks. Had been thinking about a DRZ but have the chance to pick up an '11 TE310 with 2200 mi for a good price. Being that my limited road riding will only be from trailhead to trailhead, I think this will be a good pick. From what I've read here and elsewhere, the 2011+ models are pretty solid.
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:16 PM   #39
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Thanks. Had been thinking about a DRZ but have the chance to pick up an '11 TE310 with 2200 mi for a good price. Being that my limited road riding will only be from trailhead to trailhead, I think this will be a good pick. From what I've read here and elsewhere, the 2011+ models are pretty solid.
I had a 2009, it held almost 2 quarts of oil and was an absolute hammer. The reliability of the newer ones was in question at first but those concerns seem to be largely unfounded. I say go for it!
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:29 PM   #40
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I had a 2009, it held almost 2 quarts of oil and was an absolute hammer. The reliability of the newer ones was in question at first but those concerns seem to be largely unfounded. I say go for it!
If you read Cafe Husky before buying an X-Lite 310, you'd probably go a different direction.
Not many people post up with threads about how well their bike has been treating them - only the relative few who have had problems.

Mine was rock solid, and a helluva lot of fun. I should have gone shorter on the gearing - who'd have thought going up five teeth on the back would still leave that ultra-close ratio gearbox with too tall a first for really long steep technical climbs.

And it was a JD Tuner away from fueling perfection. On the gas it was great, on trailing throttle it was like you turned the key off - and just THINK about touching the throttle and you'd leap forward.
The combo of that and a touchy rear brake made tricky, slow descents.....trickier and slower

I went down from three bikes to one, so I needed something with some street legs.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:17 PM   #41
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Just picked up a leftover 2012 TE310 for a song from my local dealer.
New in crate, power-up kit installed.

40th b-day present to myself. Wifes only comment when I brought it home was "I thought all your bikes were orange?".

Swapped that tiny 40T out for a 48T & gold chain, added a skid plate and a small luggage rack.

So far bike is perfect for trails and qucik blasts around town.

Building a whole seperate supermoto setup including gears and chain so I swap from dirt to street with just wheels & chain. 17" Excel wheels laced to Husky 510 SMR hubs should be here this week.

Hope to see some of you guys at the Desert 100 in Odessa next weekend!
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:34 PM   #42
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2013 te310 power up

Wow! Totally different machine the bike went from a chimp to a gorrilla! Power up complete; velocity stack opened, txc intake cage installed, cat removed and reflash. She easily pulls up front in 4th, no clutch needed. Stalling gone, fun factor x10!
Fyi had dealer remove oil hose fitting on oil pan (because I stripped it) there is no screeen there to be cleaned on my bike. Husky also suggested removal of spark arrester for power up but put it back in so I would be state land compliant.
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Old 04-05-2013, 06:36 PM   #43
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I picked up my '11 310 this past weekend. Has all the nice mods done to it. Got the title/plate done today, can't wait to get it out on some trails!
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:35 PM   #44
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were there significant changes to the 310 in 2013 here?
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:42 PM   #45
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were there significant changes to the 310 in 2013 here?
yes, it got the red head motor that the '12 TXC 310 got.
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