Gray wire


13 replies to this topic
  • creeky

Posted November 29, 2005 - 09:54 AM

#1

I have been riding XRs for years, had some kind of strange middle age crisis and bought an '00 WR400 from a buddy. He has snipped the gray wire. I would like to experience the performance difference with the gray wire connected. Can I simply reconnect it or is there some mysterious procedure???????? :applause:

  • dbailey223

Posted November 29, 2005 - 11:47 AM

#2

If he snipped it, it should just be a matter of connecting the two ends, making sure the connection is water proof etc. Otherwise, if he removed the wire from the connector, it's just a matter of reconnecting. No mysteries that I am aware of!

  • creeky

Posted November 29, 2005 - 12:07 PM

#3

Thanks, I'll splice it and see what happens. I would like just a little bit more grunt off idle, will this do it?

  • ARin

Posted November 29, 2005 - 12:22 PM

#4

not that i am aware of. as far as i know, disconnecting the grey wire will only add performance. It gives a shift in the timing curve at full throttle...im not aware of any off-idle changes.

  • old man dan

Posted November 29, 2005 - 12:26 PM

#5

My understanding is: gray wire connected = correct ignition curve for the stock machine (airbox snorkel-throttle limiter-exhaust restrictor) gray wire disconnected = correct ignition curve with limiters removed.

  • creeky

Posted November 29, 2005 - 12:52 PM

#6

The bike has a Big Gun full exhaust system with jetting to match. Basically, if I want to use the stock exhaust to ride quiet, I should connect the gray wire and use stock jetting?

  • old man dan

Posted November 29, 2005 - 01:10 PM

#7

No, leave it disconnected if the throttle limiter is removed. You should make sure all the "free mods" are done. The bike is a dog without them. if you want quiet just use the stock exhaust with a promoto billet or similar 96 DB tip.

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  • creeky

Posted November 29, 2005 - 02:10 PM

#8

The throttle limiter is history, so I will leave the gray wire disconnected. We're going to be doing some riding in the Ocala NF next month, thought it might be a good idea to quiet it down a little. I have some restrictor discs that came with the pipe, I'll try them out. Thanks much for the help.

  • Indy_WR450

Posted November 29, 2005 - 02:21 PM

#9

I am going to be riding in Ocala NF over Christmas! :ride: When are you going down? :applause:

  • MTRSPORTDAN

Posted November 29, 2005 - 04:28 PM

#10

If he already did the gray wire cut, it probably has all the free mods done. Atleast you got it from a buddy and he can tell you whats been done to it. I just got my 03 from a dealer and I am slowly finding things out about it. Good things!!!!

  • creeky

Posted November 29, 2005 - 07:34 PM

#11

Indy WR450.....we are leaving 12/16, driving straight through, do some riding in the Ocala NF, do a little sightseeing, probably return on the 21st or 22nd. Don't know where we are staying yet. What are your plans?

  • motormouth

Posted December 02, 2005 - 08:38 AM

#12

can someone tell me exactly where to go for my Grey Wire. I am sure I can find it on my 05 Wr 450 but I would appreciate some good advice. I just recieved my AIS Removal Kit from TT and thought it would tell me, it doesnt. Thanks for the help.

  • motormouth

Posted December 02, 2005 - 08:38 AM

#13

:applause: can someone tell me exactly where to go for my Grey Wire. I am sure I can find it on my 05 Wr 450 but I would appreciate some good advice. I just recieved my AIS Removal Kit from TT and thought it would tell me, it doesnt. Thanks for the help.

  • clark4131

Posted December 02, 2005 - 09:28 AM

#14

Remove the fuel tank, look on the right side of the frame just down from the CDI. You'll see a 6-pin connector...it's in there...SC




 
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