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The KTM 520 burned the hell out of my pants! I remember seeing a posting about a pipe guard that will prevent this problem, but can't find it. Does anyone know about this part?

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Just remember they are in Australia and the Aus Dollar is only worth half of the U.S Dollar.

I have one of these heat sheilds on my 520 and they work great.

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I burned two pairs of new Fox 360's on that darn pipe. What you want is a head pipe guard/heat shield so you'll probably have to talk to the folks at Sommer KTM in Germany. They make a nice carbon fiber guard. They're the only place I've found so far that makes one so your options are very limited. I called eline and they don't make one yet. I still can't believe that KTM doesn't have a stock guard there like every jap 4 stroke has. Here's the URL for that: http://www.ktm-sommer.de/Seiten/FS_Zub_exc4t.html

The guard is 135.00 DM and is part way down the page. I'd recommend the product.

I also have the B&B head pipe/silencer heat shield. Well worth the money.

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John Brunsgaard

jejb@att.net

01 400 EXC, 99 250 EXC (gone), 99 200 EXC, 98 125 EXC, 98 380 MXC (long gone)

[This message has been edited by jeb (edited September 25, 2001).]

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