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Reply #45 on: August 05, 2022, 09:30:13 pm
More pix from the RE USA FB page


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Reply #46 on: August 05, 2022, 11:25:28 pm
Looks good!


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Reply #47 on: August 06, 2022, 01:13:22 am
1.35 Lakh to 1.5 Lakh (maybe)

Bike Wale: Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Walkaround

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez9ZeQ6VNc8

Royal Enfield has finally unveiled the all-new Hunter 350 in Bangkok, Thailand, ahead of its launch on 7 August 2022. Here's a quick walkaround video and first impressions of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350.

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Reply #48 on: August 07, 2022, 06:29:42 am
Royal Enfield HUNTER 350 Revealed By Sid Lal | Hunter 350; 360 View & Exhaust Sound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSu6Yx4Kqq8

Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Metro vs Retro Walkaround Comparison | Specs, Features & Price
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odb7IloUDRA

The Retro seems to have the nod here! - acr -
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Reply #49 on: August 07, 2022, 01:18:32 pm
More pix, specs and colors from the RE USA FB page
Interesting! Thanks for the specs. I noticed top speed listed at 114 kmph. Let's see, 114 X .62= 70.68 mph. Amit of Motoroids also did a YouTube walkaround and stated a possible top speed of 125 kmph. That's about 77.5 mph. I'd love it if my Meteor had an 80-85 mph TS. The bike itself is stable flat out on the Interstate. I cringe at running anything at wide open throttle for any length of time though. I would think that since the new Classic 350 is just now available in the US in all variants and colors (except Redditch variant), that it may be a while before the Hunter is available here. Just an opinion. It's a nice-looking bike but, personally, the matte finished tank with high gloss side covers and fenders doesn't look right.


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Reply #50 on: August 08, 2022, 02:56:20 am
Is there some speculation that the Hunter "don't have the speed limiter" ?

Mark , if you had the 16 tooth sprocket and was caught up in the "Wind Draft" of the traffic then could you run with the higher speed traffic ?   
The trucks with their "Governors"  run wide open against their speed limiters all the time.   ;)

I figure most of the folks here have a second bike for running the Super Slab with , but like the mpg and relaxed sprit of the Meteor on the back roads better.  ???
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Reply #51 on: August 08, 2022, 08:04:26 am
My 650 handles Interstate speeds with ease. You are correct that the Meteor has a limiter and I enjoy it in the city and back roads.


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Reply #52 on: August 08, 2022, 02:02:52 pm
I noticed top speed listed at 114 kmph. Let's see, 114 X .62= 70.68 mph.
Ah, I guess I misheard what was said in the video - I thought the guy said it's top speed was 140km/h, hence I thought the top speed was about 87mph (I did think that was optimistic for 20bhp).  In that case I would stick with my Meteor and wouldn't be interested in the Hunter unless it gave a much more compliant ride quality.


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Reply #53 on: August 08, 2022, 03:48:53 pm
 ::)

OK

I'll confess !   ;D

The first accessory I added ....  Was a SLUMP GUARD ....  :)

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Reply #54 on: August 08, 2022, 09:00:26 pm
The first accessory I added ....  Was a SLUMP GUARD ....  :)
A SLUMP guard is a sissy bar, right?


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Reply #55 on: August 08, 2022, 11:04:21 pm
A SLUMP guard is a sissy bar, right?

I think more likely a back brace.
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Reply #56 on: August 09, 2022, 01:43:54 am
 ::)

 ::)Slump Guard , also know as a "Skid Plate"

The crank-case is called the Slump .   
Some bikes have "dry slumps" (Honda 750 (originals)) and Harley Sportsters - Bikes with oil tanks.   
Some bikes have "wet slumps" means oil is in the bottom of the crankcase , like the meteor does.

fastens under the motor for protection from hitting the bottom or/and debris kicking up to hit the motor resulting in a "Holy Crankcase"
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Wait a minute .... !   Ya'll are pulling my leg  ::) ::)
 
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Reply #57 on: August 09, 2022, 03:36:36 am
The term is sump. There are dry & wet sump engines. We have to use common & correct terminology here to keep everyone on the same page. Spellcheck is your friend, it's kept me out of trouble plenty.

sump; noun:
1. a pit or hollow in which liquid collects, especially one in the floor of a mine or basement.
2. the base of an internal combustion engine, which serves as a reservoir of oil for the lubrication system.

slump; verb:
1. sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply, especially with a bent back.
"she slumped against the cushions"
2. undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount.
"land prices slumped"
slump: noun
a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something.

The skid plate/bash plate/rock guard/etc. is a valuable thing indeed. There's only so much JB Weld can do, right?  :o Better to keep the rocks away from the engine sump. ;D ;D ;D
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Reply #58 on: August 09, 2022, 06:22:51 am
Thank you AzCal
Dexter and Axman knows all that , they just likes to pull a leg or two when they can !   :)

But , that also brings up a question :   
Shouldn't the Hunter come with a Sump Guard ?   ???

so I've been pronouncing it wrong all these years ! 
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Reply #59 on: August 09, 2022, 11:54:16 am

..... and Harley Sportsters - Bikes with oil tanks.   


           Not only Sportsters. All harley engines use a separate oil tank. And an oil tank higher than the crankcase makes it SO much simpler to check the oil. You can check your oil with your finger.
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