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So, I've wanted an S3 for a while and had my eye on a new 09 model. So, I put my KTM 950SM up for sale and got an email from a local guy looking to trade his 07 S3 with 4k miles. Seems like a good deal to me but I don't want to get a head of myself...

Anything I should look out for when I check the bike out on Friday? Any recalls/factory "updates" I will need to do?

Thanks!
 

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No recalls I've been made aware of, mines been stone reliable. Its still low mileage, but still see if you can't get anything of a service record for the bike, it should at least have had oil changes 1 or 2 times a years
Thanks Bob! He's done 4 oil changes total and is putting on new tires so I should be fine with the mechanical aspects. I'm more concerned with official and unofficial issues.

We'll swap bikes for an hour or so tomorrow so I'll know a lot more then! I *really* hope it's a late 2007 model and it has a metal tank...but I doubt it.
 

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coolant

Not sure if it was mentioned, but here's what was flowing around in the radiator and coolant passages of my 07 at about 4500 miles



So maybe bring a 5mm socket and take the radiator cap off and look (with the owner's permission) or look at the recovery bottle under the saddle.
 

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Yeah, an 08 for about the same price... the changes are worth it.
How do you know what price he has for the 07? The telepathy is strong with this one! :D

I recently traded in my 2008 Bonnie T-100 in on a 2007 Roulette Green S3. Keep an eye on oil level/consumption and the coolant. I read somewhere about the early ECUs having some problem, but I don't see any problem with mine. Just have a boatload of fun with it.
 
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