KTM Service Manuals

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I just got the KTM service manual for my '01 250 EXC (it covers engine repair only). This manual is in a looseleaf binder with subject separators. I noticed all the specs and info covers the '99 250/300 engine. Is this because the '01 engine is no different than '99, or did I get the wrong manual? Also it states "you will be sent at least 1 update per year for this manual" Who sends the updates, or is that part for dealers only? thanks

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I have a '98 250/300/380 manual that I orginally bought while owning a '99 380, and it works fine on the '99 300 I have now. The '98 & '99 are the same except for the clutch (hydraulic in '99), and the (hole in the 380 head that improved stalling, and ease of start up). My manual is a large paperback.

I thought the '01 250 had a completely different head design. Guys I am wrong here?

I think it would be better, actually, to have the type of manual you purchased versus mine. I know nothing about the updates you mentioned.

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Strick '99 KTM 300mxc, AMA & BRC member

[This message has been edited by Strick (edited 04-13-2001).]
 

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The 2000 was redesigned i think and the 2001 was refined from the 2000 so the manuals may not help much.

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The updates will be sent to the dealers, you can purchase these updates from them.

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I got the manual mail ordered from Holeshot only 3 weeks ago. I guess I should contact them for the updates. I wonder why they didn't send me the correct pages to begin with!


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#6
I have the manual from Holeshot as well. To say I'm un-impressed is an understatement.

Alot of money for a photo-copied manual.

They do the same thing with the WP Suspension manual. Except it is even worse.

No binder just a manila folder.

Everyone is in the business to make a buck. But $45 for a photocopy is going a little too far. $25 would be fair.



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You ARE talking about Holeshot where the bottom line is the bottom line.

The factory manuals I have gotten from my dealer have been very useful and printed to the same standard as all of the "as delivered" manuals.

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