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  1. Time Left: 20 days and 14 hours

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    BLACK IS THE NEW ORANGE! Decided to sell my KTM beast. I've always wanted this bike and I bought this immaculate example at the beginning of the year. Alas it's just too big for me. My loss is your gain. I've spent over $1000 on goodies for it this year. Has just about every upgrade possible. (Shorai, GPR, All Balls, Michelin, MotoZ, etc.) Gets admiring looks and compliments every time I take it out. The price is very fair considering it's pristine condition. Clean title in hand. Meticulously maintained and just serviced with fully synth oil and new oil and air filters. Runs flawlessly and is turn-key, ready to go, needs nothing. Mileage: 66XX Cash only. No Paypal and I really don't need/want any help selling it. Located in Los Angeles, CA. Here's the list of extras: KTM 530 exc-r 2010 Champions Edition FMF full exhaust system. Rear fender eliminator with integrated blinkers and LED stop light. Michelin 4 mm ultra thick puncture proof tubes. Moto Z tractionator tires. Excel hubs and rims. Brembo brakes. Lightweight rim locks. MSR grab handle. Red Bull graphics. Stainless steel brake lines. Frame protectors. Wide foot pegs. Anodized orange billet ktm brake and clutch reservoir covers. Tuned WP suspension front and back. Fully adjustable for preload, rebound and stiffness. KTM engine guard/bash plate. Seat Concepts seat - ultra comfy Anodized billet orange ktm rear brake reservoir cap. Aftermarket high power radiator fans. Orange silicone coolant hoses. Orange 50T rear spryocket and 13T front sprocket with gold DID chain. Billet orange oil filler plug. Billet BRP fuel cap with aftermarket breather. Domino fast action throttle. Pro Taper fatty bar with wired silicon Pro Taper pro grips. Aluminum bar hand guards with integrated blinkers. Brembo master cylinders. Baja Designs Squadron led headlamp and shroud. Ridiculously bright! Under bar KTM orange GPR 4 steering damper (just serviced) with raised anodized orange bar mount. Dual USB ports (I run gps on my iPhone - works great) Front fork bleed valves. Mini billet under bar rear view mirror - works surprisingly well. Hydraulic clutch. Aftermarket billet kickstand. BRP guard mount (direct to bar clamps) New All Balls tapered headstock bearings - just fitted. Rejetted fuel system (JD) with billet ratio adjuster screw and Honda accel pump diaphragm. Emissions delete. Wavy brake discs front and back. Baja Designs handlebar control cluster. Shorai lithium battery.

    $6,300.00

    Los Angeles, California - US

  2. Fitted the new emulsion tube. Bike now has that snappy response but runs like crap everywhere else. Time to give it to a pro methinks.
  3. marcoma

    KTM 530 emulsion tube

    Thats some good info - thank you
  4. Hey all - if you've followed my other posts, you'll see I've been trying to uncork my 530 without much success. Well, thats not exactly true.... last off, I fitted a JD jet kit and while it ran flawlessly, it was lacking the snappiness in the throttle response I was looking for. I'm running a 175 main, 48 pilot and a red needle with the clip in #4 position. I have done the o-ring mod to the accel pump and fitted a Honda diaphragm to the FCR. Fuel screw is currently at 1 1/4 turns out. (Bike has a new Twin Air filter and a FMF system) To try and get that snap in the throttle, I recently purchased and fitted a Thumper Racing emulsion tube which had an o-ring at the top and small holes drilled in the bore. I also capped the vent hose breather from the rocker cover to the air side of the carb while I was at it. The bike now has that snappiness I desire BUT it runs like crap everywhere else, doesn't hold an idle (yeah thats just a turn of a screw) and has a LOT of decel pop (which I couldn't care less about). It's much better when hot but tends to fluff and bog just off idle when I accelerate slowly. This leads me to my question.... it feels like I may need another rejet (my 3rd one!!) to work well with this new emulsion tube or do I need to spend more time futzing with the mixture screw? Anyone got any suggestions as to what jets to use? I ride between 1000 - 4500 ft and its usually very warm here.
  5. marcoma

    530 exc jetting

    Hey all - if you've followed my other posts, you'll see I've been trying to uncork my 530 without much success. Well, thats not exactly true.... last off, I fitted a JD jet kit and while it ran flawlessly, it was lacking the snappiness in the throttle response I was looking for. I'm running a 175 main, 48 pilot and a red needle on #4. I have done the o-ring mod to the accel pump and fitted a Honda diaphragm to the FCR. Fuel screw is currently at 1 1/4 turns out. (Bike has a new Twin Air filter and a FMF system) To try and get that snap in the throttle, I recently purchased and fitted a Thumper Racing emulsion tube which had an o-ring at the top and small holes drilled in the bore. I also capped the vent hose breather from the rocker cover to the air side of the carb while I was at it. The bike now has that snappiness I desire BUT it runs like crap everywhere else, doesn't hold an idle (yeah thats just a turn of a screw) and has a LOT of decel pop (which I could care less about). This leads me to my question.... it feels like I may need another rejet (my 3rd one!!) to work well with this new emulsion tube. Anyone got any suggestions as to what jets to use? I ride between 1000 - 4500 ft and its usually very warm here.
  6. Anyone got any experience with the Factory Pro Emulsion Tube? Looks snazzy..... but $94 shipped.... OUCH! EDIT: Just purchased the Thumper Racing tube which looks the same but is 1/3rd of the price.
  7. Wish I'd seen this before buying the JD kit. Seems the only difference between this and the JD kit is the modified emulsion tube. I wonder what they do....surely its just bored out - thats really all they can do, right? Has anyone DIY modded their emulsion tube?
  8. marcoma

    530 exc acceleration

    Yup - wheels are now counterweighted. I need a LOT less with tubes than the Tubliss system. Throttle tube looks stock but I can check. I considered changing it for a more aggressive one. Ironically I bought the power bomb last night for it (Ti megabomb was just silly money IMO). I may have a play with the fuelling to see if I can get that snappiness in the acceleration I dearly miss. Everyone who rides the bike comments on how well sorted it is (my son calls it a Cadillac - that is SO not a compliment for me LOL). I don't want a Cadillac.... I want a Cobra!!!
  9. Steve - this is the system I have. It seems its not stock after all.... I may try the megabomb - I want more low than top end power
  10. marcoma

    530 exc acceleration

    Thanks for the notes. I removed the wired squirt screw and replaced it with the JD o ring, so ditto. I have removed the CA smog crap. I'm more or less happy with the suspension now - I ended up putting a few preload washers in the front and this made a huge difference. I'm running 14/50 gearing and I ditched the tubliss system as that was really screwing with the rotating mass. I'm now on tubes and its waaaaay better. Gonna see if I can find a megabomb header. After reading ur other post I'm realizing that the FMF system on the bike is not stock. i thought it was as it has a KTM sticker on it 🤔 so it should already be uncorked on the exhaust side.
  11. Its got 5000 miles on it so it may be due a piston. I too run 14/50 and all the same mods you have. What JD setup did you go for with regard to needle and jets? I used the high altitude red needle as its often hot where I am. I'm curious if changing he needle will get me that much more oomph. Ok here's a Q - I set the fuel mixture screw to the recommended 1 1/8 turns from fully in. What is yours set to? BTW - I think I may stump up the cash for a megabomb header anyways
  12. So ur saying the CE exhaust is already uncorked? No but I’m 99.9% sure it isn’t
  13. marcoma

    530 exc acceleration

    Update: No JD kit. So I fitted one. And the Honda diaphragm mod. Bike runs perfectly. Still not fast enough though (see other thread regarding the exhaust)
  14. I know.... I have issues. They are with me though, not the bike. Before I got my mint condition hyper-farkled KTM 2010 530 exc champions edition, I had a CR500 (street legal too!). Yes it was a beast but the lack of electric starter was killing me so I changed it for a WR450. The WR had a lot of tasty hop ups but wasn't set up properly. Once I got it dialed in I LOVED that bike. It was every bit as fast as the CR. It would pull yer arms out of their sockets... throttle response was instantaneous. I owned it for 11 years - the longest I've had any bike. When I replaced it for the new and shiny KTM at the beginning of the year I was looking forward to more fun times. I'd ridden several 525/530 bikes and they all had similar instantaneous throttle response. You know that "Mess with me and I'll F you up" kinda throttle. Me like. Unfortunately my 2010 CE is far more civilized and I really don't like it. I've been on a quest to unleash the beast that is failing to make an appearance. Let me start by saying my bike has perfect compression. It starts and runs just fine. The CE has a full FMF exhaust as stock... I'll come back to this later. I was unsure if the bike had the mandatory JD jet kit installed - it had an aftermarket mixture screw and the throttle pump mech had been wire tied so someone had already tried some basic mods. When I pulled the carb, there was no blue or red paint on the needle so I assumed there was no jet kit so I fitted one and jetted it for the warm temps we have in CA. 48 pilot, 175 main and the red needle on #4. I didn't do the JD diaphragm mod as I had a Honda diaphragm and wanted to fit that instead (which is fundamentally the same thing). I fitted a new Twin Air filter and test rode it. It's very civilized. Not at all what I want :( So back to that FMF exhaust. I'm wondering if the FMF on the CE 530 is a proper "uncorked" system and this is why my bike is so tame? Can anyone advise me if this is the case and the answer to all my beastly desires lie in a new exhaust system? I can eat a $90 for the JD jet kit and not have my desired result but I sure don't want to drop $600 - $1000 on an exhaust system and still be in the same boat....
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