Newbie on an 03 WR
Posted July 20, 2005 - 06:02 AM
All the freebies completed Pro taper bars
YZ Cam BRP 22mm offset triple clamps
Power now insert Scotts steering stabalizer
Zstart auto clutch BRP chain guide
BRP skid plate Spider grips
FMF T-4 exhaust FMF power bomb header
Moose hand guards Deval frame guards
Deval radiator guards Trail tech computer
Zip ty fuel screw CFC clutch cover
Rear spring 5.4 Magnetic drain plug
Seal savers Eline pipe guard
SDG tall seat Fastway F3 footpegs
Zip ty chain adjuster block kit Zip ty front fork bleed buttons
Also own a 2001 Yamaha Roadstar, 1977 Yamaha DT 400, and a 1991 Yamaha
PW50(my 18 month old daughters).
I've got lots of questions I'll be posting later. I want to enter my first enduro in January in Charleston SC with the WR.
Oh yea, I'm 41 yrs old 240 lbs, so any advice and I do mean any would be greatly appreciated. Been riding bikes for about 30 yrs but this will be my first time trying to do any kind of competition. Thanks, glad to be a part of this huge community of motorcycle enthusiasts.
Posted July 20, 2005 - 06:23 AM
At about 205 myself [beefy as they say on the Dan Patrick show], the main thing I want to do is dial in the suspension, heavier rear shock for instance, but this bike is more amazing every damn time I ride it. The only area for improvement is the load I pour on to the seat! Welcome!
Posted July 20, 2005 - 06:34 AM
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Posted July 20, 2005 - 01:49 PM
I'm about 200lbs and had to upgrade the suspension on my 03 450 (which I bought new). When you're ready to work on yours ping me. Maybe my experiences will be of some use...or not. Either way, welcome aboard.
Posted March 16, 2008 - 09:39 AM
01 trx450s forman
06 crf 450x
84 atc 110 lol my toy
84 250 suzuki quad runner odd ball of the group
Posted March 16, 2008 - 04:35 PM
I have an 03 has well, and I never had a problem withe key either, but I did the 04 upgrade. I would read some posts about this and think about performing the mod just in case. Its not to hard or that expensive. Some of the dealer fixes, were just a bandaid for the problem, and could actually have a even worse problems when a failure occurs. Welcome, and enjoy your 03, I LOVE mine. Cya Stinson
+1000. My 03 had quite a few miles on it when I took it in for the valves and the "bandaid". My w-key was beat all to hell and about to go.
They replaced it, I did some homework and pulled the idler gear. Cheaper than the upgrade and I don't mind kicking it "once":worthy: .
If you've ever stalled the bike and heard a "CLANK" that you've never heard before on another bike. That's your w-key taking a beating.