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new guy with questions: 2003 Polaris Predator 500

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i just got a 2003 predator 500

its got a k/n filter and the polaris pure pipe so im guna assume its jetted to go along with those

i gota couple questions how often do i need to change the oil on this thing

i adjusted the rear chain and cranked those two bolts to tighten the carrier, and rode for a good 5 hours and it was loose by the end of the day, i was thinking of making a wood wedge or something to prevent the axle for rotating back to the loose position (hard to explain sorry)

and lastly that polaris pure exhaust sounds good but is just a little too loud i know some exhausts have like adjustable baffles you can take out or add more can i quite this thing down without having to buy another silencer?

thing goes like a raped ape i love it!!!!

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You should change your oil about every 500 mile, some change it by hours of riding, some a few times a year. Depends on how much you ride, but at least twice a year I would say at a minimum.

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Welcome to QuadCrazy!! Yep I rode 2003 Predator and they are very quick and fun to ride. I would change oil according to hours. I clean my air filter after ever ride. I do think you may be able to buy baffles for the pure exhaust but you might need to repack it also.

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You will probably have to take the tank off to get to the plug, and to check the valves for that matter, which is also something that you need to do every so often.

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