1989 KTM 500 MX from United States of America
Stock Delorto carb would flood the entire engine.
Replaced with Keihin pwk 39.. much better.
Base gasket blew out after 4 years.
Parts are expensive, complete engine rebuild was $1,400 with labor.
Excellent bike. Top ends last 5-10 years or 500 hours.
The power is as smooth and linear as you could ask for.
Much better power delivery than a CR500 or KX500.
Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 14th March, 2010