2017 KTM 350 EXC-F

Orange Crush

Purchase Date:

January 5, 2017

Odometer:

0,xxx

Favorite Mods:

GPR Stabilizer

AS OF: May 2017

01.05.17 - Day I Bought Her

WHY THE 350 EXC-F

It was time for more power! And better suspension!

 

After riding my WR250R then jumping on my WR250F, I loved the power of the WRF and completely missed it when I hopped on the WRR. I also wasn’t riding my WRR much due to riding trails more, so it was time to get a bike that fits into my riding style nowadays. I sold two Yammies for one KTM!

 

Read my full “Trek to Orange” post.
Read my “KTM 3-Fiddy Talk #1” post for some of my comments thus far.

 

The wishlist I needed, and those the 350 EXC-F has met are..

More Power

Fuel Injection

Very good suspension

Super light-weight!

Street legal

Proven technology

Highlights:

  • NEW 350 EXC-F engine has been redesigned in order to make the new powerplant more compact and lighter while delivering class-leading torque and power figures over the entire rev range
  • NEW Cylinder head with lightened camshafts, DLC coated finger followers and a reworked timing drive for outstanding power throughout the 12,800 rpm rev range
  • NEW 6mm Shorter connecting rod for a vertically compact engine with snappy response
  • NEW Engine cases with a centralized shaft configuration, moving the crankshaft closer to the bike’s center of gravity while shortening the engine by 20mm.
  • NEW Engine covers feature an advanced surface structure to reduce wear for the rider’s boots
  • NEW 42mm Keihin throttle body for instant throttle response and crisp fueling
  • NEW 6-speed wide ratio transmission is perfectly suited for off-road duty
  • NEW Hydraulically operated DDS clutch features a damping system for better traction and durability
  • NEW Lightweight Chromoly steel frame provides high torsional rigidity with less longitudinal stiffness resulting in excellent handling and energy absorption
  • NEW WP Xplor 48 upside-down split front fork has outstanding damping characteristics and better bottoming resistance with less weight
  • NEW WP Xplor PDS rear suspension is more progressive and is lighter
  • NEW shock mounting geometry is matched to the new swingarm with a more centered location for nearly symmetrical loads to the swing arm
  • NEW Forged aluminum triple clamp with handlebar positions and a 22mm offset for precise handling
  • NEW ODI grips that feature a lock-on design for the left grip and a vulcanized grip on the throttle side
  • NEW 10mm longer rear brake pedal, smaller rear brake piston and lighter disks provide class leading brake performance and feel
  • NEW “No Dirt” footpeg design keeps the pegs pivot from becoming clogged, ensuring the footpeg is always in the correct position.
  • NEW CNC machined hubs, high-end Giant rims and Continental TKC-80 tires for maximum strength and traction on and off the road
  • NEW Airbox and filter design provides maximum performance with fast “no tools” air filter changes
  • NEW Bodywork with perfect ergonomics and contact points for maximum control and comfort
  • NEW Cooling system features stiffer radiators with better cooling efficiency while new radiator guards provide crash protection
  • NEW 2.25 gallon see-through polyethylene tank provides the range needed for extended rides
  • NEW “No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition

FARKLES

As of October. 2017

Fastway Pro Moto Billet End Cap (10/14/17)
Vortex 10 Map ECU (10/14/17)
IMS 4.5 Fuel Tank
(8/11/17)
Block off / Delete kit (6/5/17)
Shock Sox Fork Seal Guards 37-50mm 6″ Black (5/13/17)
MotoZ Tractionator Desert H/T (4/26/17 , 100mi)
Sicass Racing Key Switch Remover
(3/8/17)
Sicass Racing Front LED Turn signals (3/8/17)
Cycra Handguards (3/4/17)
Sicass Racing Multi-Function Bar Switch (3/3/17)
PW Taillight Kit
 (2/18/17)
Midwest Clutch Lever (2/17/17)
Tusk Billet Rear Disk Guard (1/23/17)
Slaven’s Swingarm Protectors (1/23/17)
DoubleTake Enduro Mirror (1/12/17)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke
  • Displacement: 349.7 cc
  • Bore/Stroke: 88 / 57.5 mm
  • Starter: Electric, Lithium Ion 12 V 2 Ah
  • Transmission: 6 Gears, wide ratio
  • Fuel System: Keihin EFI, 42 mm
  • Lubrication: Pressure Lubrication with 2 Pumps
  • Primary Ratio: 24:73
  • Final Drive: 14:52
  • Cooling: Liquid Cooling
  • Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DD-Clutch, Brembo Hydraulics
  • Ignition: Keihin EMS
  • Frame: Central Double-Cradle Type 25CrMo4 Steel
  • Subframe: Aluminum
  • Handlebar: Neken, Aluminum Ø 28/22mm
  • Front Suspension: WP Xplor USD Ø 48mm
  • Rear Suspension: WP Xplor PDS Monoshock
  • Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 300 mm/11.8 in; 310 mm/12.2 in
  • Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 260 mm; 220 mm
  • Front/Rear Rims: 1.60 x 21”, 2.15 x 18” Giant
  • Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21”; 120/100-18” Continental TKC-80
  • Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
  • Silencer: Aluminum
  • Steering Head Angle: 26.5º
  • Triple Clamp Offset: 22 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1,482mm ± 10 mm / 58.3 ± 0.4 in
  • Ground Clearance: 370mm / 14.6 in
  • Seat Height: 960 mm / 37.8 in
  • Tank Capacity, Approx: 8.5 L / 2.25 gal
  • Weight (without fuel), Approx: 107.5 kg / 237 lbs
Service Manual

2017 KTM 350 EXC-F Manual

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