Jesus I still love that motorcycle.
Originally Posted by alohar1
So far, none of your complaints about your Sumo CR500 would deter me. I would however balance the crank for sure. I've ridden a 500AF with a balanced crank and it's a pussycat.
I would however go w/ the KX500 mill for obvious reasons. The PV valve gives it a dramatically wider, longer, and stronger powerband. I'd probably add the 550cc kit as well.
My only concern, and it's a big one, is about mpg. My FI SMC gets an honest 45-54mpg riding it quite hard. I've heard rumors that the 2 stroke 'tards only get like 15mpg!!! Is that true?
2008 KTM 690 SMC, MX-Tech suspension, full FMF exhaust, DNA filter and modified airbox, Tune ECU, tubeless tire conversion w/ Michelin Power Pures.
2008 KTM 300SX (started life as a 250SX).