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Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,654
Views: 519,442
Posted By nevermind
I used Dynamat in locations where the frame rails...

I used Dynamat in locations where the frame rails did not hit the bash plate. The open area down the middle is 2 layers thick. Helps a bunch and has not come off even after being chain oiled and...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Musta been a momentary lapse of good judgement......

Musta been a momentary lapse of good judgement... :D
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Good info! Thanks gents... :freaky

Good info! Thanks gents... :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Just curious, for those following along, does...

Just curious, for those following along, does jetsrus.com have the OCEMP needle? If not, where does one purchase such a critter?
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Yep, that is the kit I bought... No,...

Yep, that is the kit I bought...



No, I'm running the JD kit needles. When I need to replace the sea level one due to wear I'll try that one...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
If you don't get the jetting sorted out, I can...

If you don't get the jetting sorted out, I can give you $500 for that hunk of iron and you can get on with your life.... :evil :deal :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
I got the JD jet kit because I was planning on...

I got the JD jet kit because I was planning on running in the mountains and at sea level. I wanted a one stop solution that was tested. Most here will tell you just to buy the pilot and main jets...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Close!!! This is a 530, but the carb parts are...

Close!!! This is a 530, but the carb parts are in the same location. You don't have to slide the RFS carb out of the intake boot, just rotate it. I also didn't/don't remove the carb bowl. I just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Just a note wyo, these carbs are stupid easy to...

Just a note wyo, these carbs are stupid easy to change jets and needles. Take the seat off, shut off the petcock, take the tank off and drain the carb bowl. Remove the crankcase hose from the carb...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
x2! Chris rides/rode a similar bike at your...

x2! Chris rides/rode a similar bike at your altitude. I thought it was showing power like a 250 2T, not a 4 smoker!
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
If this is the consensus, I would leave the...

If this is the consensus, I would leave the jetting alone.

With that said, you can generally get a good idea of how it is jetted by how it behaves at various throttle positions and movements. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By nevermind
Go figger, eh? Did you also know most folks...

Go figger, eh? Did you also know most folks don't know how to use an apostrophe?
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 55,287
Posted By nevermind
Understood and thanks for elaborating. I have a...

Understood and thanks for elaborating. I have a HR poly bash plate on my 525 and that does appear to be a weak spot. I'll have to macgyver a fix before mine do the same.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 55,287
Posted By nevermind
Care to share why the Hyde Racing bash plate...

Care to share why the Hyde Racing bash plate found the trash bin?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-19-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,649
Posted By nevermind
How did the night ride go? :ear :ear :ear

How did the night ride go? :ear :ear :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,832
Posted By nevermind
Thanks Dave! Have you gotten a chance to ride a...

Thanks Dave! Have you gotten a chance to ride a 500 and evaluate the throttle behavior off the stops?
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,832
Posted By nevermind
RideFreak has had both a 525 and a new 500. He...

RideFreak has had both a 525 and a new 500. He would be a good source for more info. IMHO, the RFS motor in the 2006-2007 years is not "THE MOTOR". It is just a very reliable mill which has shown...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,832
Posted By nevermind
Old = $4-5k (after taxes) New = $11k (after TTL...

Old = $4-5k (after taxes)
New = $11k (after TTL and dealer markups)

Is the new $6-7k better??? Me thinks not!!!!!!! :deal I found a one owner, unmolested box stock 525 that works just fine.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 136,001
Posted By nevermind
The video speed was slow at .33x. The frame rate...

The video speed was slow at .33x. The frame rate was either 1 or .5 fps.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 136,001
Posted By nevermind
This is terrible #57... <iframe...

This is terrible #57...

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/100850974" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 136,001
Posted By nevermind
I wonder, would you think my challenge has...

I wonder, would you think my challenge has something to do with the bike (filming platform) being on the move vs. stationary like yours?
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 136,001
Posted By nevermind
What were the camera settings and the VE settings...

What were the camera settings and the VE settings to get this so smooth? My time lapse compilations look choppy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,203,600
Posted By nevermind
Cap it.

Cap it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,203,600
Posted By nevermind
The stock canister has screws holding it...

The stock canister has screws holding it together.

The Q4 is OK. Not super-stealth but it is more quiet than the 7 year old stocker. I don't have any real desire to change back but if I get...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,203,600
Posted By nevermind
I'm with you on the stock can being LOUD. I...

I'm with you on the stock can being LOUD.

I put the FMF Q4 on a couple of months ago and it is not as loud as 7 year old batting in the stock canister. I may order some new packing (not the $52...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,203,600
Posted By nevermind
It seems everyone has a different measure. NOW,...

It seems everyone has a different measure. NOW, if the backfiring blew apart your cannister like you show in the picture, it may need fixing. Mine is not lean and will still pop a time or 3 or 4...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,203,600
Posted By nevermind
They all do that. If the bike runs good and...

They all do that. If the bike runs good and accelerates properly, you don't need to stop the backfire on decel.

and

I'm not 100% on the batting required in the 525 canister, so I'll refrain...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Way cool... :freaky

Way cool... :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Where's the challenge in that??? :evil :D :evil

Where's the challenge in that??? :evil :D :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
It was a bit fiddly for me to learn how and I've...

It was a bit fiddly for me to learn how and I've torn motors down and split cases. Now that I know how, no problems. The intakes are easy to get to and the exhausts can be accessessed with minor...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
The label I can see from your pic appears to be...

The label I can see from your pic appears to be an aftermarket Enduro Engineering seat. More better than the stock plank. The tank is also 1.1 gallons more than the stock 2.x gallon version giving...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Has an add-on handguards, EE seat, bash plate,...

Has an add-on handguards, EE seat, bash plate, rear rotor shark fin and looks like a Clarke tank too. Again - run away!!! PM me sellers info! Way too much for this silly bike! :D

How many...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,929
Posted By nevermind
Nope, no way. You should PM me the sellers...

Nope, no way. You should PM me the sellers information too, so I can set him straight. :evil
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-09-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,649
Posted By nevermind
Who's volunteering to wrastle the alligators in...

Who's volunteering to wrastle the alligators in them water holes y'all call trails? :D :deal :D
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,857
Posted By nevermind
That ain't no garage workbench! That there is an...

That ain't no garage workbench! That there is an operating room and the doc parked his bike there so it wouldn't get stolen... :deal :D:D:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-07-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,485
Views: 549,608
Posted By nevermind
Did ice and beer in the top case shift to the...

Did ice and beer in the top case shift to the starboard side of the bike?
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,857
Posted By nevermind
No pic of this, just an idea for ya... Get a...

No pic of this, just an idea for ya... Get a solid door and hinge it so it folds down against the wall. Lots of ways to build legs that either hinge out of the way or slide into pockets on the...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 136,001
Posted By nevermind
Yeah, me 3... When absolutely necessary, I did...

Yeah, me 3... When absolutely necessary, I did place a garmin stick on puck on the side of my helmet. I don't like the top mount at all.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 136,001
Posted By nevermind
Locating the virb on my the bar of my KTM 525...

Locating the virb on my the bar of my KTM 525 induces a visible amount of jitter to the video and almost no distortion to still images. I have mine super isolated using a combination of dynamat, RAM...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 136,001
Posted By nevermind
The vid is pretty doggone clear, where did you...

The vid is pretty doggone clear, where did you have the camera mounted?
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