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hey guys, can you tell me some things about the 2008 sxv. is it easier to start compared to the 07. does that throttle button on the side of the throttle body help??? any problems with the starter?? i had an 07 sxv 5.5 and had starter issues, i was told by the dealer the starter is different! true or ??? i know how salesman are :rolleyes2:so i want to hear it right from the guys who own them, also any other things i should look out for like engine being a grenade. thanks!!!
 

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mines a little hesitant if it sits a couple days but usually its good, just crack the throttle a few time and let it warm
 

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mines a little hesitant if it sits a couple days but usually its good, just crack the throttle a few time and let it warm
same, mine's '07 450

Everyone seems to be having problems with starters. Check out the thread "do not buy an aprilia".
 

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The '08 starter is different, and will not fit on the '07
 

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thanks everyone. !!! 08 starter is different and the bike starts up immediately when you use that side knob on the throttle body !!!
 
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