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  • Kalamazoo

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448 posts
Location: Michigan

Posted January 16, 2009 - 05:09 AM


Finally got around to cleaning my wheels and putting my rim stripes on. Also got my new Acerbis Evo front fender.
Here are some more photos.
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That is so F’in awesome! :thumbsup:

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

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2,664 posts
Location: Other

Posted January 16, 2009 - 07:36 AM


Iron Man sprockets all around with new chain and new Galfer brake rotor.


Ken very nice! however i think a picture is required!:thumbsup:

  • KennyMc

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Location: California

Posted January 16, 2009 - 07:52 AM


Ken very nice! however i think a picture is required!:thumbsup:


You caught me:busted: I am going to a 49 in the rear (I know, not a big change) but I decided not to put them on last night as the ride I am doing on Sunday is a bit more rocky/technical. Thought I would wait until I get back. Pictures when completed:thumbsup:

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

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Posted January 16, 2009 - 08:14 AM


You caught me:busted: I am going to a 49 in the rear (I know, not a big change) but I decided not to put them on last night as the ride I am doing on Sunday is a bit more rocky/technical. Thought I would wait until I get back. Pictures when completed:thumbsup:


sounds good i look forward to see'n em...btw...what gearing are you running now?

since im dual sporting and what not, i am running a 14-50 and besides being a little short on the highway (50 mph cruising) i love the low end torque...:thumbsup:

  • KennyMc

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Location: California

Posted January 16, 2009 - 09:03 AM


sounds good i look forward to see'n em...btw...what gearing are you running now?

since im dual sporting and what not, i am running a 14-50 and besides being a little short on the highway (50 mph cruising) i love the low end torque...:thumbsup:


I'm just running stock 13/50 at the moment. When I went to order the sprockets from Dirttricks (great customer service btw and are the mfg of them) they had run out of the 50 so I went with the 49. Thought about going to a 48 but I don't ride mine too much on the highway. Definatley no freeways and I don't care what gearing I have, I won't.:p

  • Himsa123

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294 posts
Location: California

Posted January 16, 2009 - 03:28 PM


Installed the TT AIS removal kit on my '07. Will start it up tonight to see if the popping is gone, if not time to jet!

  • Alternative

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259 posts
Location: New Zealand

Posted January 16, 2009 - 04:10 PM


That is so F’in awesome! :thumbsup:


Cheers man, I thought it turned out pretty good too.

  • dl19

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398 posts
Location: Washington

Posted January 16, 2009 - 10:11 PM


Put a Acerbis 3.3 on it. Perfect fit just need a new plug tomorrow, and then I will button her down. Some new (stock looking) tank graphics and were done for now.

  • graazzy

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158 posts
Location: Australia

Posted January 17, 2009 - 02:18 AM


Pulled the swingarm off .Removed all the linkages for thorough greasing tomorrow.

  • Wilma397

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Location: United Kingdom

Posted January 17, 2009 - 02:41 PM


I put her up for sale :p :thumbsup:

  • graazzy

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158 posts
Location: Australia

Posted January 17, 2009 - 03:30 PM


Pulled the swingarm off .Removed all the linkages for thorough greasing tomorrow.


O.K. .Found siezed and rusted bearings inside . I feel better already!

  • Charles De Mar

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1,488 posts
Location: Utah

Posted January 17, 2009 - 04:23 PM


Found some ice too. Bent up the shifter, carb choke:jawdrop: and new fastway footpeg:foul:
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  • byggd

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2,923 posts
Location: California

Posted January 17, 2009 - 04:49 PM


Took her for a 2 day ride up in Gorman. Perfect weather for riding! Tomorrow clean her up, oil change etc!

  • byggd

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2,923 posts
Location: California

Posted January 17, 2009 - 04:51 PM


Cheers man, I thought it turned out pretty good too.

I agree.Your bike is SWEET! :thumbsup:

  • dl19

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398 posts
Location: Washington

Posted January 17, 2009 - 08:43 PM


Wrapped the head pipe with insulation.

  • yamaha2004r6

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27 posts
Location: England

Posted January 18, 2009 - 07:47 AM


i brought this 1998 wr 400 a couple of month's ago now for £700 and she was looking a bit tatty

befor pics
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since owning it ive repainted the frame, greased all the bearing's, brought new plastics and sticker kit retrimmed the seat, done the free mods and loads of other bit's ohh and of course thrashed her and enjoyed every minute of it....

after pics
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  • Powerage

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158 posts
Location: Australia

Posted January 20, 2009 - 12:08 AM


Re-routed Carby breather tubes to airbox :thumbsup:

  • Apple

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51 posts
Location: California

Posted January 20, 2009 - 11:59 AM


Rebuilding my engine. Put a new piston in, dropped a new cyl on, replaced the cam chain and put in a bigger main jet. Cleaned the carb and checked it out.

  • Kalamazoo

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448 posts
Location: Michigan

Posted January 20, 2009 - 01:18 PM


Wrapped the head pipe with insulation.


Do you use regular header wrap or a special brand for dirt bike pipes?

  • ARyder

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113 posts
Location: Arkansas

Posted January 21, 2009 - 07:39 PM


Went riding today on some trails with my son. First time taking the WR450 out and getting out of 1st gear.
Had a blast with my son. He climbed some pretty steep trails his TTR-50. This was his first time on trails. He was timid at first but he loved riding after he climbed his first hill.
The WR450 was easy to ride. No need to haul butt everywhere so we just had fun riding. The WR climbs hills easily. No need to rev the bike to the rev limiter for torque up the hills. I'm not sure who had more fun, me or my son.





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