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  1. Thats a good jetting you got. Its even better if you put that blue needle on the third notch. Less smokey and more responsive. I used it at 40:1. Good torque down low and great mid and top
  2. Love my ktm 200 xcw. So nimble. But my xr 650l get me around town and to farther trail so easily. Great bike. Very good on the trail also. You should consider it. its heavy, but very cheap and reliable.
  3. My friend putted a 18 inch tube in a 21 inch tire once. It stretched but it never gave up.
  4. Primary drive is the way to go. Cheap and last very long.
  5. I own a ktm 200 xcw. Its very good in the wood. It got good low end power, strong mid-range and explosive top end. The power is very flexible. It very nimble and effortless to turn. It eat up single track all day. It flow very fast in the wood. Its a great bike for sure.
  6. Kenda 270 are oustanding
  7. I dont think tight budget and 250f go together. If your just going to be riding trail, get something else
  8. The stock chain is a standard chain. If you ride in dirty condition, it will need to be ajusted often. Like every 4-5 ride. Get a o-ring chain with it need replacement. Those last longer and need less ajustment.
  9. When I did my first top end on my ktm 200, some mark like that, but much less, appeared on my cylinder. They then disappeared and the bike still run good. I wouldnt worry too much.
  10. Ive got a 200cc ktm 2 stroke and I think it lack power. Go for the 250.
  11. Ive busted my knee pretty good wearing cheap knee pad. Couldnt ride for 5 months. Since, ive bought the leatt dual axis. These are great like many said.
  12. Thank you!
  13. Does the 38 mm carb fit straight on the 200 xcw? Thinking about giving it a go
  14. Never used them, but know a few guy that got there cylinder replated there. All were happy with it.
  15. My ktm 200 xcw piston was first changed at 97 hours. It could have gone longer some said. Its here The new one has 40 hours as of now. Still look good through the exhaust port. Plan to change it after 90 hours.
  16. Xr 650L. Heavy but can go anywhere an xr 250l can.
  17. If it was running fine before you took it apart, i would just run it. Sand it a bit and put that back together. Its just my opinion though
  18. I would just start the thing without worrying at all. Let it idle for a few minute
  19. The size depend on the hours the bike as. It come stock with a A piston, then you go for a B size. Eventually, you put a C. Get a B size vertex piston and call it a day.
  20. Bigger bore suck in more air, but the ratio of fuel/air stay the same.
  21. Look totally normal. My bike smoke more than that on cold start
  22. Hi, ive revently bought a 2005 650L. It needed rejetting. Ive desnorkeled it and desmogged it aswell. It ran really well for a while. Recently, it started to bog. Its still running really well most of the time, but there and there, it die. It will restart, but die as soon as I give it throttle. Then everything is fine for a while. I also notice that it sometime, intemittently, bog down low, but without dying. Seem like a really lean condition, but my jetting is alright. Its happening more and more often. Ive ordered a new CDI. Any other thing I should check for?
  23. I think ive found the issue...when I rejetted the bike, I used a scotch tape to hold the float up while I was changing the jet. Long story short, I forgot to remove it. Its was in the bowl. Probably intermittently block the jet...sorry for the trouble guy
  24. So yeah. I changed the CDI and it was not the issue. I will explore the carb and try to see if its not a slosh baffle issue... can you just remove it?
  25. The one I putted in was the same as the one I took out. Im not sure what kind it is. Good info though. Did the a ride today and it was fine. Will replace the cdi, then explore that if the bog is still there.