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    KTM RC390 Track edition

    Browsing through the local auctions I noticed a KTM RC390 with what only looked like cosmetic damage (and no key). I kept an eye out on auction day and had to buy it at the price it sold for


    I had not viewed the bike before bidding online but picked it up later that day. The steering lock was on and the fact it didnít have a key meant the Manheim auction staff had dropped it on to a pallet to move it around and had bent the front brake disc on the process. The front fairing stay was shattered, fairings were damaged and rearsets bent. I was happy with the purchase, no nasty surprises (so far).



    First job was to remove the ignition and front disc so that I could move the bike around. Then stripped the fairings off.



    Next job was to remove the ABS and use direct lines. The stock braided lines to the ABS unit were able to be re-used as direct lines which saves a little cash. It was a huge pain removing the unit! And noted lots of connectors on the wiring harness not connected to anything (seems like the RC390 uses a wiring harness that is likely used on other bikes)



    It was now time to see if the bike would start. I borrowed a lock set off a friend, plugged it in and the dash turned on... 5949kmís on the ODO


    Bike fired up as soon as I hit the starter rode down the street and clicked through the gears, everything working flawlessly.
    Time to start ordering parts now. Iím not in a huge rush to complete this build but would like to have it finished by the end of the year

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    Nice! They're cool looking bikes for the price/size

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    very nice, will watch this closely
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    Can't wait to go for a flog on this even though I lost the bet at work

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    It turns out I enjoy NOT working as much as the next guy so I havenít been ďcreating fundsĒ for this build lately. A couple of parts have arrived, will update as theyíre installed.

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    Can't wait to go for a flog on this even though I lost the bet at work

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    There are plenty of bikes here for you to have ďa flog onĒ while you wait
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    Swapped out the oem rearsets for a set of aftermarket rearsets. Pain in the arse since they use the swingarm mount/bolt so took a lot longer than swapping rearsets on most other bikes but nothing too complicated.
    Rear brake reservoir delete also completed.




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    I ordered a pair of GB RACING engine covers, unfortunately the 2016 models did not fit despite the 2016 build date. Thankfully the seller exchanged for a 2017 model which fit perfectly.
    (Bought on eBay from ďRated R PartsĒ, canít speak highly enough of the service & he really knows his stuff )

    2016 case cover



    2017 case covers fitted

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    Adjustable and foldable levers installed. After snapping dozens of levers and not being able to complete races, foldable levers are a must! (for me &#129315


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    Can I have a go Kingy ?

    Pretty please I will even pay for my Trackday to ride it hehehe
    Peace out

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    Quote Originally Posted by BIGMANDAZZ View Post
    Can I have a go Kingy ?

    Pretty please I will even pay for my Trackday to ride it hehehe
    Iíll let you know when itís ready

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