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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
Yes. When I fell, the bike would be at an...

Yes.

When I fell, the bike would be at an angle that would allow fuel to jettison out the breather hose (that's connected to the frame).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
Well, as nice as it turned out , I'd much rather...

Well, as nice as it turned out , I'd much rather never run out of gas again :)

I've been very closely monitoring fuel usage.

I've noticed I burn 2 liters in 30km at medium performance desert...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
I was apprehensive about laying it over in fear...

I was apprehensive about laying it over in fear of too much oil jettisoning out.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
This is a 330ml bottle of water with the excess...

This is a 330ml bottle of water with the excess oil i took out. And there was still a bit more to take out but I got tired because I was taking out 3ml at a time.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
You are beautiful. It didn't occur to extract...

You are beautiful.
It didn't occur to extract with a baster.

Gonna do that now.

How many ml y'all suggest I take out.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Ahaaaaaaaa Now that answers my next...

Ahaaaaaaaa

Now that answers my next question.

Why is the entrance to my air box greasy.

The other day (right around when I got my oil changed a few hours ago), I noticed my air box was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
My manual also says Bring bike temp to...

My manual also says

Bring bike temp to operating temperature by idling.

Then turn off for a minute & check.

It's over the recommended level.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
At all conditions, the sight glass is almost...

At all conditions, the sight glass is almost completely filled with oil.
At cold, idling & cooling down.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Yep. The looking glass is almost completely...

Yep.

The looking glass is almost completely in oil.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Guys, I got my engine oil changed 5 riding...

Guys,

I got my engine oil changed 5 riding hours ago.
Decided to check oil level today.


I let bike idle for 5 mins.
Turned it off.
Put it upright & checked the looking glass.
It was above...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Hedonist222
I highest bar I found is renthal RC high. It...

I highest bar I found is renthal RC high.
It adds 17mm to my 2015 500 EXC handlebars.
I also got a submount Scotts damper. That gave me an additional 20mm.
I added these risers that gave me 32mm:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 559,718
Posted By Hedonist222
Any other thoughts on the OX Brake?

Any other thoughts on the OX Brake?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Thanks. Very fortunate scenario actually. ...

Thanks.

Very fortunate scenario actually.
When I decided to get into dirt biking, I was disappointed that no one offered a neutral colour scheme.
KTM orange
Honda red
Kawasaki green
Suzuki...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
I got them because I do a lot of dune riding,...

I got them because I do a lot of dune riding, lots of sharp accents/descents, pair that with poor upper body strength & the beastial torque of the 500 EXC - riding standing up is a bit challenging...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Installed the Steg Pegs (StegzPegz) * Took a...

Installed the Steg Pegs (StegzPegz)
*
Took a quick ride around the block. I could easily rest my calf muscle against the pegs.
*
Notice I have the Desert Edition (comes with 3 piggy backed pegs &...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Time will tell. I got the edition where...

Time will tell.

I got the edition where there are 3 pegs stacked.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Hedonist222
I was sincerely taking about myself (:

I was sincerely taking about myself (:
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8,760
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Posted By Hedonist222
The latest and greatest and ultimate must need...

The latest and greatest and ultimate must need accessory for enduro riding.
Or a bandaid for the unfit, overweight buffoon who cannot handle the torque of a 500cc engine while standing :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,661
Posted By Hedonist222
I put in a13 tooth sprocket in the front with my...

I put in a13 tooth sprocket in the front with my 50 tooth rear. I can go slow without feathering the clutch.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Ordered Steg Pegz. The new Desert King...

Ordered Steg Pegz.

The new Desert King edition and a pair of extension plates

The desert edition comes with 3 stacked pegs & thicker metal (3mm vs 5mm)



...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
Do you he could replicate the 2015 6 Days...

Do you he could replicate the 2015 6 Days graphics?

Would love to get a bigger tank & still maintain stock graphics look.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By Hedonist222
Troy Lee cp5955 & EVS R4 Pro Race compatibility

I have the Troy Lee chest protector 5955.

Is the EVS R4 Pro Race compatible with it?

Thanks
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Hedonist222
Lone wolf style Vicks?:D

Lone wolf style Vicks?:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Hedonist222
Thanks.I'm quite fond of it myself. I can...

Thanks.I'm quite fond of it myself.

I can still reach the ground with both feet.
I'm 6'1.
With the stock seat I could have both feet easily on the ground. Now with the higher seat, barely both...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Hedonist222
Weird. I'm almost 6'1 and can barely get both...

Weird.
I'm almost 6'1 and can barely get both feet to touch the ground.
I know they adjusted sag for my height/weight when I got the bike.

Also, I found the stock seat height too short for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Hedonist222
Looks great Vicks! Did you ascend Jebal...

Looks great Vicks!

Did you ascend Jebal Shams?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Hedonist222
Any reason you opted for the zip ty over a golan?...

Any reason you opted for the zip ty over a golan?

Not that the golan is the benchmark for in line filters, but I've come upon it & never the zip ty in my reading.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Hedonist222
Good pointsFamilyRider. I'm not sure how...

Good pointsFamilyRider.

I'm not sure how clogged it is.
Hence me posting it here.

I realize that it's a 20 micron filter !
& the human eye can't see microns this small.

So I'm not...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Hedonist222
The in line fuel filter thread

Decided to actively swap out my in line fuel filter. It's easy & cheap & most importantly - better for performance.

Here is my 'soiled' filter after approximately 4 hours of desert dune riding.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Hedonist222
Had to revisit this thread today. Once...

Had to revisit this thread today.

Once again, thanks for the very helpful content!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
Heh heh Thanks Jay

Heh heh

Thanks Jay
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
I'd hoped that my new extra tall seat concepts...

I'd hoped that my new extra tall seat concepts seat (1 3/8 inch taller than stock or 35mm) would remedy the difficulty I have in applying the rear brake.
It sorta did.
I'm about 6'1 & wear size...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
Thanks Arnie!

Thanks Arnie!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-01-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 32,001
Posted By Hedonist222
Is this all bike ? I'd be keen on hauling my...

Is this all bike ?

I'd be keen on hauling my 500 EXC to Oman at least.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
Oh. Thank you for the valuable info. I guess...

Oh. Thank you for the valuable info.

I guess I should start carrying tools with me now.... :lol3
In my defense, my riding partner has tools on him all the time.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
If i had a siphon, i wouldve been able to siphon....

If i had a siphon, i wouldve been able to siphon. The suck the hose way of siphoning didnt work in my case. Too short. I got fuel in my mouth.:cry

There is a drain bolt but that would mean a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
Rarely any litter out in the deep desert where we...

Rarely any litter out in the deep desert where we ride. Remote area.

Speaking of fuel line.

Yesterday I wanted to drain medium grade fuel out of my tank.
I disconnected the fuel line (where...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-31-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 32,001
Posted By Hedonist222
I'm interested as well!

I'm interested as well!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hedonist222
Contigency plan when you run out of fuel

in the middle of the dunes...

I ran out of fuel ...

I learned that when fuel is down to the left shroud, it doesn't mean you have at least 50% of your tank left. It means, as I learned when...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8,760
Views: 1,835,825
Posted By Hedonist222
heh heh if everyones doing it.. from...

heh heh

if everyones doing it..

from today:

http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae274/CorruptedSanity/Cars/20150131_100438_zpsbd25586a.jpg

from the other day when I ran out of fuel:
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