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Old 07-06-2007, 08:47 AM   #21
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2005 with almost 32,000. Roughly 250-300miles weekly. Just replaced the chain and sprockets at 29,100 miles. No problems as of this date....and hopefully none until the engine drops out of it.
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Old 07-06-2007, 11:47 AM   #22
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2000 with 20,000+ running great!
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Old 07-08-2007, 12:16 PM   #23
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1993 with only 11,7xx

Need to get this kat purring again instead of sittin there like a dead albacore though.
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Old 07-15-2007, 12:21 AM   #24
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2006 600 with 3800 miles in one month and four days! I have a little bit of a buzzing noise around 6k rpm, but nothing major (I dont think....).
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Old 07-17-2007, 11:48 PM   #25
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right now im at almost 25k with a reaaaallly small oil build up but if i clean it off, doesnt come back for a couple days. thanks for the replys guys, i feel better about riding my bike with no worries now. oh and at 23k miles my fuel pump broke. bikes just kept dieing on me after about 10 min of riding, but i got that fixed and now it rides great
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Old 07-18-2007, 01:21 AM   #26
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oh and at 23k miles my fuel pump broke.
Um , these bikes ain't GOT a fuel pump ....
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:38 PM   #27
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Quote:
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oh and at 23k miles my fuel pump broke.

Um , these bikes ain't GOT a fuel pump ....


make sure you check your headlight fluid

anywho, 1993 600 with 17,423 miles
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but personaly I dont see a point in a 1000 you can get the same power from a properly tuned 600 with less weight and better handeling.
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Old 07-19-2007, 10:01 PM   #28
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yeah and make sure you check the blinker fluid aswell, that always seems to be low.....
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Old 07-19-2007, 11:00 PM   #29
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Just rolled 40,000 on mine.

Engine rattles, not sure why yet, but it still runs.
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Old 07-19-2007, 11:53 PM   #30
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The eninge in mine has about 65k on it (not origional engine), and I'd bet it's lead a fairly rough life . But I change the oil often , so I got THAT goin for me . Treated kindly , I'd BET on it making 75k , no problem .
I only have about 5300 miles on my kat (an 06) and am putting over 1000 miles on it this week. I change the oil often, and keep up with all maintenance. This bike should last me many a mile.
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