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Old 04-29-2013, 07:35 AM   #1
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Radiator hose kits $60 vs $320 (?)

I've seen two hose kits for my LC4 -- one is advertised around $320, another can be found on Flea Bay for $60.

Has anyone used the $60 kit for an extended period of time? Do they last? I don't need hoses this is strictly aesthetic, so the $320+ set is a no-go. I've used $60 kits on my two-strokes before and they hold up well. My LC4 runs a lot hotter than my old RM125.

$60 kit:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/120757805776 (sorry can't find a permalink))

$320 moose kit
https://www.denniskirk.com/273973.sk...utm_medium=cse

What is the difference between the kits other than brand name recognition/reputation?
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:40 AM   #2
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I bought the ASI Silicon hose kit from ebay for my 640e, after +2 years they still look good. Make sure you buy hose clamps made for Silicon hoses, as standard hose clamps can cut into the softer Silicone material.
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:44 AM   #3
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I bought the ASI Silicon hose kit from ebay for my 640e, after +2 years they still look good. Make sure you buy hose clamps made for Silicon hoses, as standard hose clamps can cut into the softer Silicone material.
How much was your ASI kit? Not finding them on Ebay unless you're talking about the $60 it above.
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They were about $55 from an ebay seller located in China. Also, I was surprised how fast shipping was, I think I received them in about a week. http://www.ebay.com/itm/KTM-LC4-620-...b9e2d0&vxp=mtr

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How much was your ASI kit? Not finding them on Ebay unless you're talking about the $60 it above.
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Old 04-30-2013, 09:35 AM   #5
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I think I received them in about a week.
What color did you get? Have any pics of your bike with the ASI hoses? Thinking about the orange ones..
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I actually ordered blue hoses. I have since sold the bike but, here's a photo though it doesn't really show the hoses all that well.

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Old 05-04-2013, 08:38 AM   #7
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Does anyone know if MotoHose makes a kit for the LC4? They are US based and make everything in house (not china). I looked on their website - no luck.
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