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July 10th, 2017, 09:02 PM   #1
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Talk me Into Buying Berg


I am considering purchasing a 2008 FE450 but am worried about parts availability. I am getting older but still quite hard on my bikes. Will I be able to source the parts for a rebuild without too much trouble or unreasonable expense? Thanks for any advice.
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July 10th, 2017, 09:40 PM   #2
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Shouldn't have to talk you into it lol.

I think most of the problems that the earlier years had were ironed out by 2008. I think it would serve you well if it is in good shape and runs good.

All frame and suspension are KTM and replaceable without a worry. Motor I am not sure about availability but think most stuff isn't an issue.

Got a 2014 FE350 plated with min hours and low k and is in mint shape that might come up on the block lol, Tons of extras done. On the fence right now about selling
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July 11th, 2017, 04:33 AM   #3
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If your worried about parts avalability its probably not the bike for you.
If you've ridden a Husaberg you probably wont care too much about that because there are ways to keep them running for some time.

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July 11th, 2017, 06:28 PM   #4
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Thanks for the response! After doing a bunch of research I'm still undecided. I really like the Idea of riding something out of the ordinary. Its a trade deal so it might not even work out anyway. I guess I'll go forward with it and see what happens!
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July 11th, 2017, 09:25 PM   #5
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I Ride: 7 Husabergs two FE570S,FS570 FE390/450,07 FE650,05 FE550,2 Husqvarna's 86 WR400,87 510,09 Buell
Keep reading this Forum and you'll buy one it's inevitable. I've got 7 Berg's
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