Posted November 07, 2001 - 01:06 PM
Ride Safe & Ride Often
Posted November 07, 2001 - 09:54 PM
Posted November 07, 2001 - 10:26 PM
2) Reroute your cam cover breather tube to the air box or higher, in case you need to restart in ball-deep water. (It sucks on starting and blows when running)
3) Dont stall
4) Grease the chain, bearings etc like hell before and after.
5) Drill holes in your boots so they drain, hell, rip holes in ALL your clothes so they drain.
6) Re-install your air box snorkel/cover so the filter doesnt take a direct hit if water sloshes in ?
enjoy your damp weekend
Posted November 09, 2001 - 01:08 AM
Sunruh has a great web site for setting up your YZ/WR bike for racing.
It specifically addresses the 250F although these mods will be the same for the 400/426.
I have done these mods to my 250F & have since ridden through some pretty deep & long river crossings with no engine problems. The only difference is I run my valve cover breather hose under the tank & into the air box. Just make sure it isn’t kinked too much thus preventing the air flow.
Website links & comments from Sunruh are:
“the motor WILL suck stuff up if you stop it. It will NOT suck stuff up if it is already running.
how i've changed the valve cover breather hose
how my buddy Bill C. changed his hose
the vent hoses WILL pull water into the float bowl if ALL of them are submerged. we fix this by routing the two that loop over the carb into the airbox.
the left vent hose going to the airbox
the right vent hose going to the airbox
the vent hoses in the airbox “
Posted November 09, 2001 - 05:14 PM
Posted November 09, 2001 - 08:34 PM