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    Default My KTM 300 XC Build

    Finally getting my 300 XC built. Here are some crappy pics. Can't wait to try out the 2 stroke on the track!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pheochromocytoma View Post
    Finally getting my 300 XC built. Here are some crappy pics. Can't wait to try out the 2 stroke on the track!
    Looks nice man!
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    Awesome! More details,what year and where did you get the plastics/graphics?
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    It's a 2011, plastics and graphics are stock. I've been using it off road for desert riding. I used to race an sv650 so I thought it might be fun to try something that requires both dirt and pavement riding. DNA wheels with contis 160 rear. Acerbis handguards (not installed), KTM peg sliders and axle sliders. EBC 320mm disk with stock caliper and master cylinder for now.

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    looks awesome looks like you got to cut a couple links...

    keep the pictures coming.

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    A few more pics, and one of her in dirt form. Got the hand guards on today. Waiting for the correct brake relocater and rear sliders to get here and I can run it.
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    Wow man that bike is freakin awesome! If you get a chance you should post up a video i would love to hear and see this thing in action! Nicely done

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    Nice, I am runnin exactly the same bike on KTM wheels and a 6 piston front brake. It is working real well on the track, great power (SX CDI), and light. I think the stock 22' triples gotta go in favor of a set of 19' or SXS if I can find a set. Bridgestone sumo race tires work great, but the front tire chatters when pushed hard (blame the 22' triples, was worse with Dunlop RRace tires). I think the topend is around 90mph and it has an awesome powerband for a supermoto track. One trackday left and it will get setup for iceracing!!!!
    Everyday is raceday!

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    I'm still running the stock caliper, I think a new caliper and master cylinder are my next purchase. Funny you mention the chatter because I've got some horrible chatter with my contiforces and I've not been pushing that hard yet. I got rid of most of it with changing tire pressure and suspension. When these tires are burnt up I'm going to try the bridgestones. It's definitely a fun bike to ride on the track. I've not been out with any other motards so I haven't been able to judge the power vs the 4 strokes myself. What powervalve spring are you running? I've got the yellow in with the screw flush right now and it seems pretty good. I'm thinking about trying the red one next time out.
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    Excellent build!

    I have been thinking about a new 500xc for supermoto and wondered about the suspension....is it good enough for the track/street? The front seems more stiff than my 06 wr450, I liked it!
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    JH, the suspension is going to fine on the street on the 500, the SX is too firm IMO, I think the XC needs a revalve job but I did get it better yesterday.
    Pheo, the red spring all the way in is what I have been running, pretty good power (even with a 450 when on the pipe)and some nice on-power slides coming out of the turns yesterday, not exacly the fast line but fun and controllable. More comp damping helped the front chatter a bit, I should have tried more but didnt want to wrench, just ride! I will put up a couple pics when I get some, 3 different cameramen out there, was a great last trackday!
    Everyday is raceday!

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    link to pics at PSRA or slideshow

    http://davescave.ca/index.php?option...d=14&Itemid=12
    Everyday is raceday!

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    very nice bike.

    subbed to see how your sort out the front end

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    These sure are good looking bikes

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    Everyday is raceday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crash crawford View Post
    Wow...that is one of the best sumo pics that I have ever seen!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crash crawford View Post

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    Quote Originally Posted by crash crawford View Post
    that pic is actually cooler than chuck norris! best sumo pic to date no doubt.


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    Now tell us that was on purpose with a straight face...
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    Your bike is so ugly



    Jealousy talking

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    Quote Originally Posted by proz07 View Post
    that pic is actually cooler than chuck norris!
    Let's not get carried away now.... It is a badass pic though.
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    Badass bike

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    Thanks guys, its a very fun bike on the track!
    Last edited by crash crawford; 09-29-2011 at 08:23 PM.
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    Heres a short clip from this years end.
    http://www.youtube.com/v/YzW6dDT1l_A...ram%3E%3Cparam
    Everyday is raceday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crash crawford View Post
    Heres a short clip from this years end.
    http://www.youtube.com/v/YzW6dDT1l_A...ram%3E%3Cparam
    man, that guy on the black DRZ got it pretty good. the pressure to catch up must have been unbearable...

    looks like it hauls ass!

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    is it a 5 inch rim or 4.25?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 70RSMAT View Post
    is it a 5 inch rim or 4.25?

    Mine is a 5 inch running a 160 tire, I get a very small amount of chain slap on my tire only.
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    And I have always run the 5" on all my bikes including my 300xc, running Bridgestone SM (and Michelin) race tires the chain never touches anything.
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    awesome bikes! and that is a great pic! sucks about the drz in the vid...too much front brake?
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    Too much front brake too quickly... He jabbed it, you need to apply slight pressure first and THEN squeeze that mofo gradually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crash crawford View Post
    And I have always run the 5" on all my bikes including my 300xc, running Bridgestone SM (and Michelin) race tires the chain never touches anything.
    Quote Originally Posted by pheochromocytoma View Post
    Mine is a 5 inch running a 160 tire, I get a very small amount of chain slap on my tire only.

    cheers guys
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    u going to make it out on the the 3 of dec @ p1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dyzf600 View Post
    u going to make it out on the the 3 of dec @ p1.
    I'm planning on it. I've been practicing the dirt part so hopefully this time I can go more than 2 laps without crashing.
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    More videos of this please!!
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    Nice looking bike and cool video.

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    my friend, whats the size of your front and rear tire?
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    What size is your front tire and did you need to modify the for gaurds to clear the tire?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2tanger View Post
    What size is your front tire and did you need to modify the for gaurds to clear the tire?
    they are 17" continentials. i'm going to say 150/60 rear and 120/70 front.

    you should not need to modify the lower fork guards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by suzukijockey00 View Post
    they are 17" continentials. i'm going to say 150/60 rear and 120/70 front.

    you should not need to modify the lower fork guards.
    mine are the wrap around gaurds, ive got a 120 tire and theres no way it fits with the gaurds. have heard of people cutting a section out for the wheel to run through,but the open gaurds as on this bike are meant to clear the wheel

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    Could you pm me where you got your wheels from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meeners View Post
    Could you pm me where you got your wheels from?
    They look like DNA wheels which you can get from Motostrano
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    compliments for your bike! it's very beautiful!

    in the last picture you have a beringer 6p right? great brakes!
    but what master cylinder have you mounted? I haven't recognized it from the video

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    any updates on this build?

    im about to start on a 300xc build myself and would love some insight from experience

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