WR project complete.. PICS

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  • nickt916

Posted August 27, 2008 - 05:42 PM


Just had the bike scaled with all fluids and gas

My 2007 WR450 265lbs wet

Stock 2009 WR450 271lbs wet

the before pics

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  • nickt916

Posted August 27, 2008 - 05:43 PM


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  • nickt916

Posted August 27, 2008 - 05:50 PM


my stock 18" will get a sand tire

-forks have been pulled, seals cleaned, and forks bled
-new reed bar
-bark busters
-06 YZ header
-06 pipe shortened to 08 pipe size
-Pro billet spark arrestor
-Odi grips
-gray wire cut
-YZ throttle
-air box mod
-water coolant reservoir pulled
-computer box relocated to battery location
-pulling stock speedo installed trail tech ednrurance
-new chain new sprockets
-19 wheel and new tires
-hour meter installed with same hours as the bike
-pulled kickstand
-rerouted coolant overflow
-new filter


Posted August 27, 2008 - 06:19 PM


--gray wire cut
-YZ throttle
-water coolant reservoir pulled
-19 wheel and new tires
-pulled kickstand

why not just get a YZ?

  • Demo_Slug

Posted August 27, 2008 - 10:10 PM


why not just get a YZ?

:thumbsup: maybe....
WR gear box
more powerfull electrical system
more fly wheel weight

but I don't understand why he moved the CDI.

  • nickt916

Posted August 27, 2008 - 11:22 PM


we all have our reasons for why we do things, I had a YZ before and in CA that's gay! WR is like a YZ with benefits :thumbsup: Took me 6 months to sell mine for a really low price. CDI= YZ fender and better center of gravity :worthy:

  • Storbeck

Posted August 28, 2008 - 07:26 AM


You still have electric start and battery?

  • nickt916

Posted August 28, 2008 - 07:37 AM


You still have electric start and battery?

yup, one of the reasons why i got the WR

  • low_brow

Posted August 28, 2008 - 07:46 AM


It looks pretty sweet to me! Nice work.

  • nickt916

Posted August 30, 2008 - 07:57 AM


when i compress the front forks while standing on the bike it squeeks, anyone have an idea why this might be? i just bled my front forks and refilled them with new fork oil

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  • honeycutt

Posted August 30, 2008 - 08:16 AM


I have an 07 WR450 too with the same squeak! Most the time I notice it is when I am on the brakes. I've tried to hunt it down with no luck! It's very annoying but I have noticed some Hondas with the same squeal so who knows. If you find it please post your findings!

  • brad the best

Posted August 30, 2008 - 09:27 AM


if i have a squeak i just wd-40 anything that moves till the sound goes away then you know what it was and can properly lube it .

sure its not just shock linkage in the back sounding like its the front .

try it with the brakes off .

  • Ak Yammy

Posted August 30, 2008 - 01:41 PM


Yup I just thought same thing thats usually from your rear shock spring.

  • neevothespaniel

Posted August 30, 2008 - 03:01 PM


i just bled my front forks and refilled them with new fork oil

How do you do that?

I had a leaky fork seal a few weeks ago and lost a bit of oil. If I could refill that would be great.

Did you pull the fork apart?

  • MaxPower

Posted August 31, 2008 - 01:46 PM


[COLOR="Green"]do the newer WRs come with a Ti shock spring like the YZs do?[/COLOR]

  • tweav

Posted August 31, 2008 - 03:16 PM


[COLOR="Green"]do the newer WRs come with a Ti shock spring like the YZs do?[/COLOR]

my 07 came with a steel spring before I replaced with a titanium one

  • bicyclebob

Posted August 31, 2008 - 10:07 PM


Have you gotten it dirty yet?

  • nickt916

Posted September 01, 2008 - 03:45 PM


havent ridden the bike yet :thumbsup: just came from camp where you not allowed to ride, but the squeek comes from the front left fork i think i didnt use the brakes when bouncing on it, i just bounce on the pegs and it squeeks from that area, i cant possibly see what it might be? new oil and plenty of it? maybe since that fork was really low on fluid it will maybe go away in a few rides?

and i had to pull the works to bleed them, just follow the manual, its pretty simple actually

  • tribalbc

Posted September 01, 2008 - 04:40 PM


When I put new fork springs in they squeeked like a bastard on initial feel. But after one ride they were silent again.

  • erickdj

Posted September 01, 2008 - 05:56 PM


how much louder is the 06 muffler after being shortened?


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