Ktm 525sx

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I am looking at buying an 03 or 04 525SX (I forget the year). It's basically in mint condition and has low hours. I know it has an aftermarket exhaust and some other small stuff. What is a good price for this bike? I'm not too familiar with KTMs but I know the bike is a powerhouse.
 
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Low book is at $2615, Average is at $3424. That is alot of bike, make sure you ride it first. Check out the threads also of the pre-sale inspections you can do aswell.
 

evenslower

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SX's generally have lower resale than the EXC/MXC/XC models b/c of the 4speed transmission and lack of electric start and seem to be a little harder to move. SX models(I believe since 03) have Ti valves vs steel for other models that require a little more attention and maintenance.
 

bsmith

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I agree with the others .Since it's just a play bike with a 4 speed, not good resale.
 
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the '03 525 was the faste3s open 4 stroke made. the 525's did not have the ti valves...only the 450's had the ti valves and the associated reliability issues. there were 2 different cams that came in that bike (2003) the 8/06 was the hot cam.....put a 6 speed in it and it will be very fast....and it takes well with a big bore kit as well...
 

Zerotact

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I've got an '03 525Sx and an or 525 EXC the '03 requires a lot more attention and maintenance... I'm always checking the valves... I too was told it had TI valves...