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  1. 4 Stroke Husqvarna Motorcycles Made In Italy - About 1989 to 2014
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2014 FE 501 vs 2014 KTM 500 EXC

Discussion in '4 Stroke' started by BACKMARKER, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. BACKMARKER Husqvarna
    B Class

    Location:
    Indiana
    So whats the difference between the two????
  2. Norman Foley Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Trumansburg, NY... The Beautiful, Finger Lakes
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    82 250WR 86 250WR 93 WXE350 03 TE610
    Other Motorcycles:
    '85 Fantic 300 '12 HUSABERG TE250
    500 street legal DS, 501 off road only; 500 PDS rear suspension, 501 linkage rear suspension (Husaberg 501 PDS); 500 open chamber forks, 501 4CS closed chamber forks, 500 aluminum subframe, 501 composite subframe; 500 Maxxis DOT tires, 501 Dunlop off road tires; 500 Giant Brand wheels, 501 DID Brand wheels. I'm sure there are some other differences.
  3. BACKMARKER Husqvarna
    B Class

    Location:
    Indiana
    motor and trans the same??? Would like to ds a 501 ( add lights etc)...
  4. Norman Foley Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Trumansburg, NY... The Beautiful, Finger Lakes
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    82 250WR 86 250WR 93 WXE350 03 TE610
    Other Motorcycles:
    '85 Fantic 300 '12 HUSABERG TE250
    Same basic engine and 6 speed wide ratio. I'm sure the 500EXC engine is a little more restricted, to be street legal. If you live in a State, that lets you add street equipment and register an off road bike... the FE501 should be an awesome dual sport.
  5. shawbagga Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Eaton, Western Australia
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    Lectronified 2010 WR300 & 2013 WR165
    no kicker on 501s. billet triples on 501s. slightly different air filter strap(500 better I think). 500 couple of kg lighter. clutches may be different(500 dds) im not sure if they the same this year? id go a berg/husky personally. brother just bought 14 500exc-easy to ride but heavy in tight going, bulk torque/power awesome fun on WFO tracks!!!