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

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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