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Old 02-20-2017, 05:44 PM
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My kid is looking at a timbersled setup on a KTM. What do we need to look for? No idea on what to look for. Any mechanical issues?
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The 525/530 RFS motors are solid and have great torque. You know what year/hours? EXC?
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The 525/530 RFS motors are solid and have great torque. You know what year/hours? EXC?
2009. Hrs unknown
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Cam chain tensioner is the only real problem I ever heard of on them...Easy fix.
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The 525/530 RFS motors are solid and have great torque. You know what year/hours? EXC?
525 is the RFS, up to '07 (like the one I rode into work this morning).
08-11? 530's is the XC4 engine... pretty different from the RFS.
RFS is a little more reliable/bulletproof imo, mostly due to the oil sump design in the XC4's.
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525 is the RFS, up to '07 (like the one I rode into work this morning).
08-11? 530's is the XC4 engine... pretty different from the RFS.
RFS is a little more reliable/bulletproof imo, mostly due to the oil sump design in the XC4's.
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hey mac did Minnesota change the laws about riding them on trails? I heard they were working on it
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Not yet. Still a no go on the trail systems. Any snow left in your area? We were headed up for a weekend in March. May need to get the boat ready instead.
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