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Wr400 upgrades

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Hey guys, i just brought a 98 wr400 to get back on 2wheels after 6 years off the bike. It has low miles and was well looked after, already had JD jet kit and fmf power bomb pipe and power core muffler. After buying it i brought a 2002 wr 400 with a locked motor really cheap for some extra parts.

I have already swapped the tank and seat over as they were a lot slimmer and comfortable.

Are the forks on the 2002 better than the 98? What other parts will swap over that are compatible and will make the bike a better ride?

I mainly just ride trails, but every now and then go for a few motos with my mate on mx tracks.

Any other tips for what tyres to run or aftermarket goodies are appreciated. I may upgrade the bike next year to something with e start but thought this would be good to get back on the dirt.

Cheers.

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I'm not sure on if the forks are any better on the 2002 or not. They are both decent, but typically need stiffer springs/valving for most spirited riders. The bikes are made very well and are stone reliable as long as you change the oil often and don't over-rev them. Check your valve clearances often, and you shouldn't have any other issues with them.

 

Welcome back!!!

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Cheers mate. Just brought a full set of bearings, brake pads, fork seals and the like. Will give the old girl a birthday.

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Hey guys can any one tell me if a rekluse or any other brand auto clutch is available for the 98 wr400??

I see they do one for later models, is their a way of retro fitting one??

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