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Old 29 Feb 2008
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Ktm 520 Motocross for Enduro and Dual Sport

Hey,

So far all the bikes i have been posting about were bought before I could even buy them.

Anyway a KTM 520 motocross has popped up for handy money. It is a 2002 bike and has a bad noise in the engine but runs fine. I have no worries about rebuilding the engine as that is part of the fun for me.

My question is, I want an 525 enduro bike but they are too god damn expensive and hard come buy in Ireland for the right money. Is the motocross bike same as the enduro? as far as i can see the internal engine parts are the same but possibly a different flywheel.

I plan on putting a bajadesign light kit on it so that sorts the lighting out. Is there any trouble with these bikes as all i can find on the net is the enduro model but feck all info on the motocross model and its reliability and ability to do some road mileage every now and again if fitted out for Dual sport?

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It's the same engine diffrent flywheel as you say no electric start and diffrent valve spring's. Main diffrence is the gearbox the SX has a 4 speed box but it is possible to put in the extra 2 gears. Get the electric start kit from KTM it comes with everything including stator and heavier flywheel.

I have done all these mod's and more on my 525 SX "rallye" bike.
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Hey thanks a million, as for the valve springs these would be easy enough change. is the electric start kit expensive? have you done much with the 510 bikes? so the elec kit will basically turn my sx bike to an exc bike? must try get the cash reay so to try buy the bike
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