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CRAZY SERVICE INTERVALS: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

Mr.Know-it-all, I have a new KTM 300XC-W TPI. At least, in my opinion it's new. I have only ridden it twice, but both were fairly decent rides, lasting pretty much all day. I would guess that the bike has over 10 hours. Looking at my…
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MACARONI HEADER: MR. KNOW-IT-ALL

NOODLES FOR GREY MATTER Dear Mr. Know-It-All, The 2016.5 KTM 450SX Factory Edition comes with a Akrapovic muffler, but it has a macaroni (resonator) type head pipe? Does anyone sell a header pipe that will fit the muffler? Ryan…
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BLADDER FORK MYSTERIES: MR KNOW-IT-ALL

FORK BLUES Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I recently bought a used 2013 KTM 450SX, and coming off an Asian non-button starter, I couldn’t wait to hit the hills and hammer. The bike starts and runs stellar, but the fork is miserable. I’m a…
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THE PROBLEM WITH CARBURETORS: MR KNOW-IT-ALL

PILOT ERROR Dear Mr. Know-It-All,, I have a 2008 YZ250F that I use for trail and play riding. Up until recently, the bike was good, started nicely and ran fine. Then, two weekends ago, it started right up, and a few minutes…
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HUSKY SLAVE CYLINDER FIX: MR KNOW-IT-ALL

Dear Mr. Know-It-All, I have a 2017 Husky FC450, and until recently, I pretty much loved this machine. But last weekend we were up in the high desert hill-climbing and the clutch started acting funny. The feel at the lever got vague and…
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