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  • redswr

    TT Addict

3,473 posts
Location: California

Posted March 24, 2008 - 04:55 PM


gave mine a good washing before i send it to phoenix to get race prepped! i've got the 6 hours of glen helen this sunday!

  • pcmech2

    TT Member

52 posts
Location: California

Posted March 25, 2008 - 05:29 AM


i ordered 2 swing arms to cut up & make a 4-6" extended one....

  • tarmac_terrorist

    TT Bronze Member

125 posts
Location: United Kingdom

Posted March 25, 2008 - 07:13 AM


I drove down to gretna and picked up my nice and shiny bike trailer. I bought a fire extinguisher & some tie downs. I started my WR up and organised some dirt bike lessons. A few more weeks and i will finally ride my WR . Happy times:ride:

  • Dube2

    TT Gold Member

1,263 posts
Location: California

Posted March 25, 2008 - 07:51 AM


Installed an 07 Electronic Speedo/Odometer/Tri Meter on my 05. Just needed to make a nice aluminum bracket to bolt to the stock tripple clamp and WALA! Works just fine. Picked up the Meter, Sending Unit, and Fork Guards from E-bay, $150 delivered. Had 0 miles on it. :confused:

  • honeycutt

    TT Bronze Member

146 posts
Location: Arizona

Posted March 28, 2008 - 12:23 PM


Put on a new rear Maxxis IT 120, awesome tire. New Hi Bend Pro Tapers and Uni vent plugs for the airbox. Breathing a lot better now!!

  • redswr

    TT Addict

3,473 posts
Location: California

Posted March 28, 2008 - 06:01 PM


cleaned up and changed the oil in my 99 just in case we need a back up bike for the 6 hours of glen helen... sure hope we don't have to ride it.

  • simica

    TT Bronze Member

178 posts
Location: Colorado

Posted March 28, 2008 - 08:17 PM


Installed last years model of a DMC Afterburner Comp slip on exhaust and the YZ exhaust cam into my '05. Fired up as soon as I hit the button and sounded great and immediately noticed that it revved up a little faster. Then took out onto the street and pulled back into the garage with a big smile on my face. Wow, what a difference! I will be going up to Gorman on Sunday so I'll give a full report. Installed Zeta Billet unbreakable levers, look and feel very smooth. Also just got some tank/shroud graphics from Dirt Digits. Will take a picture soon with all the goodies.

Hey red, good luck in the 6 hour. I did it last year on my wr and had a great time, the bike never missed a beat. If I'm healthy, I hope to ironman it next year. Let me know how it went.

  • redswr

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3,473 posts
Location: California

Posted March 28, 2008 - 08:46 PM


Hey red, good luck in the 6 hour. I did it last year on my wr and had a great time, the bike never missed a beat. If I'm healthy, I hope to ironman it next year. Let me know how it went.


thanks... i'll let everyone know how it went.

well the oil in my 99 looked like chocolate syrup and there were enough metal flakes in the filter that i don't know how the oil cirulated through...lol. i need to sell it to someone quick!

  • STECKNINE

    TT Bronze Member

338 posts
Location: Nevada

Posted March 29, 2008 - 06:59 AM


I striped out all the inserts in my float bowl trying to re jet it.:prof: It seems that I have spent more time working on the bike then riding it. Looks like I will be riding the 2 smoke today..:bonk:

  • mmm0042

    TT Gold Member

1,131 posts
Location: Colorado

Posted March 29, 2008 - 12:46 PM


Move it over so I could get the cr250r out of the garage for riding today! :prof:

  • SXP

    TT Titanium Member

2,000 posts
Location: California

Posted March 29, 2008 - 07:09 PM


It was that time, so I thought I'd try something a little different to stand out from the herd. I have a black and blue Acerbis Spider front disc guard on order to replace the white/blue guard currently on the bike to complete the project. I've tried to keep it as clean and uncluttered as possible. So, what do you guys/gals think?

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  • resinlips

    TT Silver Member

666 posts
Location: California

Posted March 29, 2008 - 07:58 PM


It's awesome bud, very nice. I'm thinkin black rims.

  • SXP

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2,000 posts
Location: California

Posted March 29, 2008 - 08:07 PM


It's awesome bud, very nice. I'm thinkin black rims.



I wish....too expensive:cry:

Thanks for the kudos:thumbsup:

  • mmm0042

    TT Gold Member

1,131 posts
Location: Colorado

Posted March 29, 2008 - 08:10 PM


Wow, nice looking wr. I wish mine was that nice!

Though I probably won't want to ride it! :prof:

  • simica

    TT Bronze Member

178 posts
Location: Colorado

Posted March 30, 2008 - 08:31 PM


Today was my first ride after installing a YZ exhaust cam in my '05 WR 450. OH MY!! What a difference! I thought I was riding my son's '06 YZF. Big increase through out the entire powerband. Now at the same time I installed last years model of the DMC Afterburner Comp4 slip on, so I don't know how much the pipe added to it, but I am one happy camper. The install was very educational and I'm glad I had help from someone who knew more about motors than me. The mark on the YZ cam did not install in the same location as the WR cam was at. I will post a picture of the DMC pipe soon. Thanks to all who recommended the cam, I do to now!

  • redswr

    TT Addict

3,473 posts
Location: California

Posted March 31, 2008 - 12:23 PM


today i'm gonna give her a good scrubbin cause she's got mud caked on pretty bad from the race yesturday. i rode it in the 6 hours of Glen Helen and on my third lap i ended up crashing and bent the exhaust pipe into the rear tire... rode 6 more miles before i could pit and straighten it out.

  • MojaveThumper

    TT Bronze Member

181 posts
Location: California

Posted March 31, 2008 - 06:14 PM


[quote name='SXP']It was that time, so I thought I'd try something a little different to stand out from the herd. I have a black and blue Acerbis Spider front disc guard on order to replace the white/blue guard currently on the bike to complete the project. I've tried to keep it as clean and uncluttered as possible. So, what do you guys/gals think?QUOTE]

Nice looking ride.

Just one issue, WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY to clean bro. Need to bring it up here so we can toss some dirt on it. :prof:

  • mmm0042

    TT Gold Member

1,131 posts
Location: Colorado

Posted March 31, 2008 - 07:57 PM


Put some heat tape on the bottom of the tank. Had a fuel boiling issue last year. That and some new levers.

  • Face plant

    TT Member

29 posts
Location: New Zealand

Posted March 31, 2008 - 08:04 PM


It was that time, so I thought I'd try something a little different to stand out from the herd. I have a black and blue Acerbis Spider front disc guard on order to replace the white/blue guard currently on the bike to complete the project. I've tried to keep it as clean and uncluttered as possible. So, what do you guys/gals think?

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You forgot to get underneath and take a photo looking up............ya got the rest though.:prof:
Looks good dude

  • JSanfilippo

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8,146 posts
Location: California

Posted March 31, 2008 - 08:05 PM


I looked at it on my way out to the car. I'm thinking I'll take it out friday





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