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Old 12-29-2009, 01:07 PM   #46
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The dealer is giving you bad information. There were 98 models on the floor here in WA. I believe the gray and white one pictured above is a 98.
....you are correct, and I have adjusted the header
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:25 PM   #47
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rxc in action, no loud pipes needed

I rode my 97 about 60 miles to get to this orv area. asked a couple of dudes if i could tag along with them, they were a bit surprised my big white pig could keep up.

i was reallly worried about my front tube given i had to ride the thing back home from there. the old school wp40's did a great job on the rocks, no flats (25 psi helps, too), the bikes heft seemed to stabilize it through the chop but you can see its pretty rough. i'm standing the whole time and the helmet cam is bouncing pretty good.
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Old 12-29-2009, 06:23 PM   #48
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Looks like a fun place to ride!
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Old 12-29-2009, 08:49 PM   #49
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I rode my 97 about 60 miles to get to this orv area. asked a couple of dudes if i could tag along with them, they were a bit surprised my big white pig could keep up.

i was reallly worried about my front tube given i had to ride the thing back home from there. the old school wp40's did a great job on the rocks, no flats (25 psi helps, too), the bikes heft seemed to stabilize it through the chop but you can see its pretty rough. i'm standing the whole time and the helmet cam is bouncing pretty good.
mmmmmm, baby-heads.
The 40's on my BWP have surprised me as well. Very stable bikes we have.

I always get a laugh when someone new is checking it out and notices the braided brake lines. "Yep, of course, it's a KTM. Nothing but top shelf components on this thing."
Then I crash and show them it's more the rider than the bike.
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Old 12-30-2009, 08:00 PM   #50
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I did a trip to Death Valley recently on my 620. Pics coming soon in a ride report. 2500 miles total, several 400+ mile days, lots of dirt. No problem on the 620 with 16/38 gearing, even with camping gear, spares, tools, etc. 75-80 on the highway was no problem (for the bike), except for the lack of wind protection (for me).

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WHERE DO I FIND 16/38 GEARING ? ALL OF THE CATALOGS ONLY OFFER 17/40 AND UP FOR A 97 RXC
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Old 12-31-2009, 06:48 AM   #51
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WHERE DO I FIND 16/38 GEARING ? ALL OF THE CATALOGS ONLY OFFER 17/40 AND UP FOR A 97 RXC
You can do over 100mph with stock 16/40 [2.50] gearing, so I'm not sure why you want 16/38 [2.38] unless you plan to do all street riding with long roads. For mostly dirt riding, I run 16/45 [2.81] and still can do 80mph on the road,... the 5 teeth make a big difference....and I also switched from StealthSprox over to all steel sprockets to save a few bucks.... purchased from KTMworld




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Old 01-10-2010, 07:17 AM   #52
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I run 17/44 for the street and 16/44 for dirt,, easy swap same chain.. 17 is stock on the newer lc4 but you shouldnt have any issues finding 15-17 fronts and 38-52 rear.. rears are the same as other ktm's and the fronts are lc4 specific..check with your dealer,, mine(Matto's) had them hanging on the wall..
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Old 01-10-2010, 12:52 PM   #53
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/KTM-6...RCHQ3aUSQ3a101

clean as a pin, looks like
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Old 01-10-2010, 03:23 PM   #54
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From the ride today. Such fun!!
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Old 01-10-2010, 04:00 PM   #55
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Yea it is NICE looking. But I'm thinking it's about $800 or $900 over priced. Would I be correct or is that price about right? I wonder if it has e-start?
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Old 01-10-2010, 07:24 PM   #56
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Unfortunately, '96's don't have e-start...

What seat is that? It looks far more comfy than the seat my '96 has on it.
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Old 01-11-2010, 04:51 AM   #57
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Yea it is NICE looking. But I'm thinking it's about $800 or $900 over priced. Would I be correct or is that price about right? I wonder if it has e-start?
As clean as it looks with the FCR and Big Gun, I think $2,200 would be more in line..
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Old 01-11-2010, 09:19 AM   #58
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Unfortunately, '96's don't have e-start...

What seat is that? It looks far more comfy than the seat my '96 has on it.
Parents got it made it for me!! Pretty cool huh?!?! I like the purple!!

It is just a cover over the stock foam. Pretty sure that foam is some substance just slightly harder than diamonds... Seriously, it is tall as heck and hard, hard. Looks cool and is great in the dirt but not the best going down the road..
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Old 01-12-2010, 05:57 AM   #59
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another pricepoint in the fleamarket

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=540189
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:39 PM   #60
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oil filter and oil

Not to change the subject, but I'm gonna change the subject...

What type of oil and oil filter do you guys like to run in your 620. Where do you get the oil filters? What viscosity do you use?

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