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'06 vs '08 250sx...worth the additonal cost

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New guy looking for your views on the 250sx models

I am going to start MXing again when I get back fro Iraq.

(I am looking at both the 300 xc and 250sx, but would like to narrow it down to the 250sx for now)

On KTM Talk i did a price search and got some pretty good reponses (SOME REAL GOOD) back from dealers on the 08 250SX.

But i also got a good one (i think) on a used '06.

Some my question is; since I will be basically be "starting over", will the '06 work just fine (be racing in the over 40 VET class) or should I go ahead and go with the '08?

In other words; is the 08 3 grand (+/-) better than the 06 for getting back in the game?

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If the 06 is in stellar condition, then I would go with that. If not, I would go with a new 08. The new KTM's are so light, and have the new WP suspension, and if you get it revalved, its supposed be great. I have an 05 250sx right now that I ended up dumping a ton of money to get it the way I want it, spent 2800 on the bike, and porbably have about 2k into it. Should have bought a new bike looking back on it. Oh well, I have learned alot from completely tearing it down, and rebuilding it.

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Thanks for the heads up Guys.

I will look at tring to find an 07, as well as looking at the '06.

But, there are some pretty good deals coming in now on the '08s.

BTW: What would be a good price for an 07? Given anyone has any leftovers.

Man, this could be hard!

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lots of good changes came in 07 for the SX bikes. used 07's should be available for anywhere from high $3K's to low, mid $4K's. I really liked my 250SX and would go back to one because their pricing is better than the off road models.

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