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DT May 2018

  • Text
  • Durability
  • Bikes
  • Racing
  • Maico
  • Motocross
  • Riders
  • Rear
  • Rider
  • Yamaha
  • Tyre

The choice of oil is

The choice of oil is quite critical with this system fully synthetic – JASO spec FD T903MA is needed. Basically any good quality fully synthetic that meets or exceeds JASO standards. KTM Recommends Motorex. So that’s that. Go and look for yourself, there is very little on the web and we looked – if it were an issue – Facebook, as usual would be full of stories. Anyway – we digress. The Trax boys brought along four bikes, two carburetted – and correctly jetted EXC’s, 300 and 250, and two of the TPI’s. Now bear in mind that we went along to the launch and we gave you that story – but until you ride these models back to back – you don’t really know… kapiche? There is nothing wrong with a well prepped carburetted 2-stroke – they have been winning races for years – and we took these out first just to get a feel. Then we swapped saddles. Within 100 metres, the Ed of this here magazine stopped and was shaking his head in wander. “It’s like another bike”! How’s that throttle response? Wow”! “Within 100 metres, the Ed of this here magazine stopped and was shaking his head in wander. “It’s like another bike”! How’s that throttle response? Wow”!” 52 DIRT & TRAIL MAGAZINE MAY 2018