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Good afternoon to everybody in this forum... I've been looking for a used RC8 and I have found one (13000Km - 11000EUR). However, before I proceed I need to know from existing owners what I should look for.

Are there any known issues that I could ask the dealer for? Ppart from that are there any owners that use it for a day-to-day commuter, or is it only a track-bike?

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Alkis
 

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Hi 993....

This is the best price I can get in Greece!!! I know that is more expensive compared to other EU countries... but there is nothing I can do. Plus that its a dealers price including a 1 year warranty. Its a 2008 model.

My main concern is whether there are known issues that I should worry about. The only thing so far that has been reported to me was a problem with the clutch that is supposed to be fixed within the warranty period. Anything else?

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Hi 993....

This is the best price I can get in Greece!!! I know that is more expensive compared to other EU countries... but there is nothing I can do. Plus that its a dealers price including a 1 year warranty. Its a 2008 model.

My main concern is whether there are known issues that I should worry about. The only thing so far that has been reported to me was a problem with the clutch that is supposed to be fixed within the warranty period. Anything else?

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Alkis
Hi Alkis,

Ask your dealer to view the bike's pending recalls and especially the gearbox mod.
Mine is a 08 (white, the faster :p) with all the recalls done when I got it last year.
No problems so far.
Where are you from? Athens?

Giwrgos.
 

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Good morning Giwrgo,

thanks for the tip. As soon as the KTM Hellas will open I will pay them a visit.
 

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Hi - I was just about to start a thread of the same topic, when I found this one.
I too am looking to buy one at home in New Zealand... the trouble is - I'm living and working in Portugal at the moment, and so am buying it almost sight unseen.

Aside from the gearbox recall, what are some things I should be particularly wary of?
I read a passing comment on another topic about Coolant leaking?
Also, are there troubles with Oil Levels, Oil leaks, burning oil? what's the story here?

Thanks in Advance
Josh
 

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Mine burns oil like all do...about 100ml every 1000km.
When I got it, there was a loose screw on the radiator (bottom right) and it was leaking coolant.
Apart from that I had no problems, not even with the water pump seals and I have done 11.000km on the bike...
 
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