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Kx 65

Just purchased a 2016 kx 65 for the young lad are there any mods or tricks that need to be done on these bikes fuel oil ratios ,tune etc
Not going to be racing it yet just using as a fun bike.
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They should be good to ride straight out of the box.

50:1, use castor for longer plug life and keep a stack of spare plugs on hand cause the 65s tend to go through them (more so on the KTMs though).

If you find he's wringing the thing's neck and can go faster, it's time for an 85.
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They should be good to ride straight out of the box.

50:1, use castor for longer plug life and keep a stack of spare plugs on hand cause the 65s tend to go through them (more so on the KTMs though).

KTM's need a needle change the standard ones are way way way too rich. I can get the specs from mine if you want (KTM 65's) the needle on the KTM is the best mod for them.

KX's get your jetting right and have fun.
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KTM's need a needle change the standard ones are way way way too rich. I can get the specs from mine if you want (KTM 65's) the needle on the KTM is the best mod for them.

KX's get your jetting right and have fun.
Thanks, already done on the Kato, they still lunch plugs, just not as much. Castor oil also makes a big difference.
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Thanks, already done on the Kato, they still lunch plugs, just not as much. Castor oil also makes a big difference.
my 17 65's went through plugs (not as bad as the 50's) I got the jetkit from Paramatta service centre and haven't been through a plug in over 80 hours with beginer riders.
Castrol TTS 60/1 standard unleaded fuel, stock bikes
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Thanks for the info fellas will run castor and see how it goes.
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