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What did you do to your WR today?

Yamaha WR400F Yamaha WR450F


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  • albertlui

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Location: Hong Kong
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Posted September 07, 2013 - 05:18 AM


my 2006 and 2013  :cheers:

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  • BruiseWalk426

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5 posts
Location: Missouri

Posted September 07, 2013 - 05:45 PM


today i looped a wheelie on my wr426 bending the shifter, hand gaurds, and cracking the case.... it now drips oil non stop



  • 123devinzz1

    TT Bronze Member

306 posts
Location: Newfoundland

Posted September 08, 2013 - 06:07 AM


today i looped a wheelie on my wr426 bending the shifter, hand gaurds, and cracking the case.... it now drips oil non stop

Jbweld my friend

  • BruiseWalk426

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5 posts
Location: Missouri

Posted September 08, 2013 - 10:34 AM


Jbweld my friend

drying as we speak lol thanks tho

  • RRM707

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72 posts
Location: Connecticut

Posted September 08, 2013 - 10:57 AM


Spooned some new rubber on it, then got it dirty, lol....

 

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  • GASKICKER

    TT Bronze Member

154 posts
Location: Utah

Posted September 09, 2013 - 08:55 AM


Spooned some new rubber on it, then got it dirty, lol....
 
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What brand/model is the rear tire?

  • HaroldENG

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4 posts
Location: Czech Republic

Posted September 09, 2013 - 10:03 AM


This rear tire is similar to Mitas C-02. I ride it and I'm happy, dezen is 2cm.


Edited by HaroldENG, September 09, 2013 - 10:05 AM.


  • RRM707

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72 posts
Location: Connecticut

Posted September 09, 2013 - 02:09 PM


http://www.mandhtire...05#.Ui5G08ZwqRI

 

And it's DOT.....  :)



  • byggd

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2,923 posts
Location: California

Posted September 09, 2013 - 02:51 PM


http://www.mandhtire...05#.Ui5G08ZwqRI

 

And it's DOT.....   :)

Nice! Let us know how it handles on the street.



  • vlxjim

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343 posts
Location: California
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Posted September 09, 2013 - 06:48 PM


Tera Flex are great on XR650's. One of the toughest tires out.



  • Ride-n-Hard

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412 posts
Location: California

Posted September 09, 2013 - 07:01 PM


A 140, that's huge

  • dabarman

    TT Newbie

4 posts
Location: Washington

Posted September 10, 2013 - 12:48 AM


Hello,

 

I am still new to this forum and forums in general. I would like to ask what I should buy (wr250 vs wr250)? I have ridden ttr 125 and klx 250 4 strokes and am a novice to dirt. they are both in the same price range but am i giving anything up with one or the other?  I am 6', 200lbs and currently ride an aprilia tuono 1000r on the street as my daily ride.  I think I might be in the wrong section, but like i said, i am new to this forum and forums in general.

 

thanks for the advice



  • vlxjim

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Posted September 10, 2013 - 07:36 AM


Hello,

 

I am still new to this forum and forums in general. I would like to ask what I should buy (wr250 vs wr250)? I have ridden ttr 125 and klx 250 4 strokes and am a novice to dirt. they are both in the same price range but am i giving anything up with one or the other?  I am 6', 200lbs and currently ride an aprilia tuono 1000r on the street as my daily ride.  I think I might be in the wrong section, but like i said, i am new to this forum and forums in general.

 

thanks for the advice

 

Well it looks like you have narrowed it down to the WR 250. It all depends on what type of riding you're going to do. If it's tight trail riding or technical riding I would go the wr250. But it's all around wide-open type riding I would also look at a WR450. The problem is it's very easy to outgrow WR250. You can get a WR450 and run the comp ECU and program it with one of the detuned maps. Then you can tune it up as needed.



  • dabarman

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4 posts
Location: Washington

Posted September 10, 2013 - 09:59 AM


Actually meant to say wr250r vs wr450f. Looking at an 08 and 03 respectively. Is the 450 too much for a novice even with my street experience. Or is it something that if I take it easy I can grow into?

  • Unsp0kn

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333 posts
Location: Idaho
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Posted September 10, 2013 - 10:10 AM


Bought WPS Bark Busters, 1 1/8" bar clamps and a 12T counter sprocket.



  • 123devinzz1

    TT Bronze Member

306 posts
Location: Newfoundland

Posted September 10, 2013 - 04:59 PM


added a 14t front sprocket instead of the stock 13t. Smooths out the bike soo much and would recommend to anyone.



  • cwallershasta

    TT Bronze Member

177 posts
Location: Utah

Posted September 11, 2013 - 07:13 AM


Took the day off from work and did 48 miles up on the mt single track with a riding buddy I haven't seen in four months. Awesome day on my awesome bike.



  • MidlifeCrisisGuy

    TT Platinum Member

1,871 posts
Location: Other

Posted September 11, 2013 - 10:46 AM


I removed the starter gear and starter clutch from behind the flywheel on my 2012 WR450.  It weighed 1.45 pounds.   

 

Probably half that weight was spinning.  I haven't ridden it yet.   It should rev a bit faster and turn better.

 

My bike is now 16 pounds lighter than stock.


Edited by MidlifeCrisisGuy, September 11, 2013 - 10:47 AM.


  • still2smokin
3,230 posts
Location: California
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Posted September 18, 2013 - 09:34 AM



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  • IndyHooligan

    TT Newbie

15 posts
Location: Indiana

Posted September 21, 2013 - 11:59 AM


I purchased my 2000 WR400 and it has a Yoshimura RS3 stainless street pipe on it, which was rather loud.  I wanted to quiet it down so I ordered the only available insert I could find for it, a Yoshimura RS3 "Offroad application" spark arrester/low volume. 

 

When I received it, I placed the insert in the pipe.  When I went to bolt the end cap back on, I noticed the pipe was too long and the end cap holes were far away from where I would need to install the  the bolts, so I had to cut off about 2 inches of pipe with a grinder.  Now I have the insert installed.  The bike is quieter and visually you can't even tell I modified the exhaust!

 

Installed a UNI filter.  

 

This is my first dirt bike (I am used to riding a 600 F4i).


Edited by IndyHooligan, September 21, 2013 - 12:05 PM.






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