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  1. Engine
    Doing an oil change today because I didn’t ride much over the summer and it has about 5 months on the oil. Got some rotella t6 and was thinking about getting an oil filter, but the one I have on there now only has about 500 miles on it. Should I just bite the bullet and get a new filter?
  2. Troubleshooting
    I have a 2009 ex500 that I recently bought a few months ago. It rode kinda half-heartedly at first and after some seafoam it started to get into the higher RPM range and rode just fine the next couple of times riding it. I just took my permit test and wanted to ride my bike as soon as I passed...
  3. Troubleshooting
    Hey all, I'm undertaking a valve clearance adjustment and am having serious issues getting the oil pipes out. Everything I've read says its super easy. I'm pulling so hard to the point where it's bending the damn pipe! Does anyone have any advice?
  4. Engine
    So I bought a project, $700 and a whole slue of issues but that’s what I wanted. I have taken the engine apart and it’s a slow rebuild, just recently I have opened the bottom end to clean the oil pan and attach the piston. But a secret goblin was hiding, left piston had some ware scares that a...
  5. Troubleshooting
    Hi guys, I've had an 08 ex-500 for about 2 years. It had 20k miles and I've put about half on it myself. I've done all the work on it myself too and hope to keep that up. That being said, I've noticed the clutch slipping when I accelerate from a stop. If I baby the throttle and keep it very...
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