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I have a 2019 KTM 300 and I am wanting to get it plated.  I bought it new and currently have the MSO.  I took a few years off of riding and back in 09’ I easily plated my 09 530 XCW.  I know a lot has changed since then.  I’ve searched for threads to find someone who has done this around here, but not finding anything.  Anyone who has some advice I would greatly appreciate it.  Thanks

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Check out TrueNorthMotos (TNM) they have a great light kits for KTM/Huskys. Just had my TE300i done with them. So you need the parts, someone to install (or install yourself), and then its needs to be inspected by an authorized agency. TNM does everything including inspection. Basically you need one mirror, a horn, headlight, taillight with brakelight, and turn signals front and back. Plus DOT tires. 

https://www.truenorthmotos.com/wiring-harnesses/ktmhusqvarna-xcwte-lighting-kit-with-turn-signals

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12 hours ago, BlueDawnEnduro said:

Basically you need one mirror, a horn, headlight, taillight with brakelight, and turn signals front and back. Plus DOT tires. 

https://www.truenorthmotos.com/wiring-harnesses/ktmhusqvarna-xcwte-lighting-kit-with-turn-signals

Incorrect, you need two mirrors.

You also missed reflectors.

The actually requirements are codified in RCW46.61.705

https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=46.61.705

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8 minutes ago, tod701 said:

Incorrect, you need two mirrors.

You also missed reflectors.

The actually requirements are codified in RCW46.61.705

https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=46.61.705

It's best to follow Tod's advice and stick with what it says in the RCW's here.  Then your bike can pass inspection at any shop, and once it has passed inspection if a few of the components are damaged in a crash or get dragged off by tight brush you will be sure to address them as soon as you get home... :D

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2 minutes ago, trailrider408 said:

also you have to have a clear title, at least I did

Nothing in the law requires it, but obviously that makes the process much more straight forward.

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You need a fender that extends halfway between the top of rear tire and axle. 

You do not need a speedometer for inspection. 

Or

Keep visiting auto license agency's until someone hands you a plate. 

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41 minutes ago, 8675309 said:

You need a fender that extends halfway between the top of rear tire and axle. 

Not quite.

It says half way to the axle, but not half way from where.

It could half way from Uranus and legally it would be good to go.

This slip up happened during the legislative amendment process and I chose to not point it out since it makes the requirement meaningless.

See RCW46.61.705(2)(k)

https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=46.61.705

 

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good point, my shop made me rig up a temporary. 

 Fenders adequate for minimizing the spray or splash of water, rocks, or mud from the roadway. Fenders must be as wide as the tires behind which they are mounted and extend downward at least half way to the center of the axle.

 

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2 hours ago, 8675309 said:

 Fenders adequate for minimizing the spray or splash of water, rocks, or mud from the roadway. Fenders must be as wide as the tires behind which they are mounted and extend downward at least half way to the center of the axle.

During discussions with the Senators that sponsored the legislation I argued that there was no need to require a front fender because without one the rider served the same function as a front fender.

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14 minutes ago, tod701 said:

During discussions with the Senators that sponsored the legislation I argued that there was no need to require a front fender because without out one the rider served the same function as a front fender.

They bought that?

 

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1 hour ago, 8675309 said:

They bought that?

It was good for a laugh and them sticking with the "adequate" language, putting it on you to prove to the law enforcement officer and/or judge that your "wearable fender" complied with the letter of the law. 

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@tod701 When I go to renew my license tabs, do I have to renew the OHV sticker too? I am hearing more than one opinion on this. Dealer/state made me pay for both out the door. But buddies are saying a licensed bike tab is legal to ride on trails without an OHV sticker when you renew.

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7 hours ago, tod701 said:

Not quite.

It says half way to the axle, but not half way from where.

It could half way from Uranus and legally it would be good to go.

This slip up happened during the legislative amendment process and I chose to not point it out since it makes the requirement meaningless.

See RCW46.61.705(2)(k)

https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=46.61.705

 

Open to (the citing officer's) interpretation. They will argue that all relevant measurements are always from the ground up.

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7 hours ago, 00boob said:

Open to (the citing officer's) interpretation. They will argue that all relevant measurements are always from the ground up.

That would be an odd interpretation for fender length.

Half way from the ground to the axle?

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8 hours ago, BlueDawnEnduro said:

@tod701 When I go to renew my license tabs, do I have to renew the OHV sticker too? I am hearing more than one opinion on this. Dealer/state made me pay for both out the door. But buddies are saying a licensed bike tab is legal to ride on trails without an OHV sticker when you renew.

Valid ORV registration is required for the street plate to be valid.

See RCW46.61.705(1)(b)

https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=46.61.705

 

I’ll take the blame for this one.

I didn't want the conversions to harm our ORV funding.

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28 minutes ago, tod701 said:

Valid ORV registration is required for the street plate to be valid.

See RCW46.61.705(1)(b)

https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=46.61.705

 

I’ll take the blame for this one.

I didn't want the conversions to harm our ORV funding.

What if our bike is street legal from the outset? Do I need ORV tabs to ride in Washington ORV parks? I know that I need the Disco pass to park in a designated lot, but if I'm not parking the bike in the lot, do I need a disco pass or ORV tabs to enter and ride the park?

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I bought my bike plated, when I went to transfer the title at my local licensing office, I specifically asked if I needed both ORV and License plate to ride ORV parks and was told "NO" since my bike had a license plate. I was also under the impression that if you were riding on DNR land, you needed to have the disco pass with you. Confused???

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