Just rode my 2000 wr 400 for the first time.

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  • mikejencam

Posted April 13, 2009 - 07:57 AM


I purchased my bike about 2 months ago for 1200.00 bucks from a dealer here in SC. Ive never ridden a dirt bike just my harley. Went to hte palmetto sports complex with some buddies. WOW:smirk: The bike performed flawlessly and hot started one kick every time. It has an Edlebrock carb and a FMF exhaust system. I only lost it twice on the trails and it started back one - two kicks. Man I love the bike and a great new pastime.:p

  • wartsnuff

Posted April 13, 2009 - 07:59 AM


great news welcome to trail biking.

i love my wr450... mmm power.


  • bloodline

Posted April 13, 2009 - 03:44 PM


Congrats. I'm a new convert from the street too. I have a WR450. In CHS. How was Palmetto? I was at CAW saturday. Slick as eel shat.

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  • mikejencam

Posted April 14, 2009 - 07:11 AM


Palmetto was slick also. huge mudholes. I dumped both times coming out of the mud hole in the slick stuff on the otherside. NO injury so no worries!
Have yet to go to CAW.

  • Dee Perry

Posted April 14, 2009 - 08:20 AM


Picked up my 01 426 last year and have been in heaven ever since. Good luck and have fun!!!!

  • water

Posted February 13, 2011 - 03:07 PM


just got 2000 wr 400.what is the secret to starting it?

  • Thommo_400f

Posted February 15, 2011 - 02:49 AM


Starting a WR400.
Slowly push kick starter down until you hit the compression point (top dead center).
Pull decomp lever.
Move kick starter 1 inch further.
Release lever and let kick starter go all way back to top.
Now KICK it all the way as hard as you can.
Vroooom. :0)
Some like to give a few light kicks first with decomp lever pulled to make sure fuel is flowing through the system, but I haven't found any real help from this.
Mine will start first kick from dead cold most times.


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