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Husky TE449 2012/2013
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Author:  yellet79 [ Thu 16 May, 2013 9:17 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

roycey wrote:
yellet maybe consider a tm dontknow

lots and lots of hours on mine now and it hasn't failed a ride
apart from human fault BangHead

just a suggestion

Yeh Royce probably not a bad bike, but not real keen on the hole where do i get parts from dontknow and or plastics icon_scratch and just out right knowledge on the TM brand...... Italians are known for great things, that are unreliable.
PS: Whats the old boy doing?? :bench:

Author:  roycey [ Thu 16 May, 2013 9:22 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

yellet79 wrote:
roycey wrote:
yellet maybe consider a tm dontknow

lots and lots of hours on mine now and it hasn't failed a ride
apart from human fault BangHead

just a suggestion

Yeh Royce probably not a bad bike, but not real keen on the hole where do i get parts from dontknow and or plastics icon_scratch and just out right knowledge on the TM brand...... Italians are known for great things, that are unreliable.
PS: Whats the old boy doing?? :bench:



andrew435 is a tm dealer down at jindalee icon_thumright

mine hasn't missed a beat yet apart from wear and tear items, chains sprockets etc seem a fairly strong bike especially the way i treat it dontknow

his sleeping

Author:  pneumatic [ Thu 16 May, 2013 10:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

A guy rides a 449 supermoto at Lakside SWS, I can catch him easy on my DRZ400. I reckon it doesn't have much more power than the DRZ. I have much more trouble trying to slipstream and outbrake the WR450's, CRF450's, KTM 450 SMR's, etc. I know I am talking supermoto's here, but the engines are similar in the dirt and supermoto models. I think the TE449 and supermoto version have the same motor.

Chasing the 449


As a comparison here I am following a KTM 450 SMR and a Aprillia SVX550, you can see I have to work a lot harder. Then at 3:19 a TM450 comes past and hands me my arse. He is one of the best supermoto riders in QLD though :)

Author:  Hoodlum [ Fri 17 May, 2013 5:53 am ]
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I don't know about the 449 S/M but the TE 511 is on a whole different level to a DRZ 400,
the only other modern 4 stroke I've ridden is a 2010 KTM 530 and my 511 was a lot more responsive and
was quite a bit faster up to around 120kph or so.

Author:  andrew435 [ Fri 17 May, 2013 6:43 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

Yeah wes beau goes alright on the TM450, we are heading out for a bit of a run this arv to do some testing, the aussie titles are not far away, That 450 is a lot faster now but still nothing compared to the TM660 he now has aswell :headbang

Author:  pneumatic [ Fri 17 May, 2013 7:29 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

A DRZ is about 40HP, with a aftermarket pipe and simple things it can get to mid 40's. The TE449 is only about 46/47HP. They aren't much different. Especially after both get restricted back down to meet noise requirements for that track.

The TC449 has more power.

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Author:  Brian [ Fri 17 May, 2013 8:00 am ]
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Husqvarna's manufacturing facilities remain in Varese, Italy. dontknow

Author:  yellet79 [ Fri 17 May, 2013 9:10 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

the new group company “Husqvarna Sportmotorcyle GmbH” based in Mattighofen, Austria, will be fully operational in the production and sale of the new model range to the Husqvarna network of dealers and distributors.

Parts supply and Customer Service for all Husqvarna models up to and including Model Year 2013 are guaranteed for the years to come and will remain at the current business location in Biandronno (VA), Italy.

Author:  Hoodlum [ Fri 17 May, 2013 12:21 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

Next time I'm riding with my mate I'll see how his stock Drz goes compared to my 125.
I would be real surprised if the 125 isn't quicker.

Author:  Lon [ Sat 05 Oct, 2013 7:53 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

Croc wrote:
Ive got a 511. 3000ks & not one problem. 511 is smoother than a 449 & HAS POWER to burn. Keep an eye on the shifter though Ive been through 2. They need sprockets changed though. Mine came with a 15 tooth on the front & they do about 180-190ks top speed.


So what would be the recomended number of teeth on these then?

Author:  Croc [ Sat 05 Oct, 2013 2:41 pm ]
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14/50

Author:  Lon [ Tue 08 Oct, 2013 8:58 pm ]
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Croc wrote:
14/50


occasion14 will have to give R&D a call during the week.

Author:  vikingrider [ Wed 09 Oct, 2013 4:24 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Husky TE449 2012/2013

I know its not Husqy KTM BMW or But has anyone tried the new big boy electric bikes - not a dirt bike but more than a mountain bike - priced 1 up at around 10k - given time rekon the prices will come down.
4 models ranging 3 to 5 kw and more powerful than a 75cc petrol?":??? :headbang
hot pluggable for battery swaps check out the sites http://stealthelectricbikes.com.au
Wont be long before electric motor and battery technology improvements makes these the only bikes to have. icon_thumright

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