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TORTURECHAMBERS

Got my new WR450!!!

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Rode it briefly on my trails in my property and I can feel the beast within. :cry: I took out the insert and I got the YZ throttle stop screw to be switched. Pulling the snorkle out and putting on the guards, heavy duty tubes etc before going on a killer ride next Wed and Thur.

In the short ride I did I can tell this is the best bike for the Big Island... :cry:

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Awesome!! Hey TC how were the waves over the last few days?? I heard there was some monster surf heading your way

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Awesome!! Hey TC how were the waves over the last few days?? I heard there was some monster surf heading your way

As I was flying to Kona to pick up the bike I snapped this shot of the west side of Molokai. That white water down there is the result of waves with 40 foot faces...Big Waves...

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I remember when you first started posting and were homeless.

Glad to see things have turned around for you.

Congratulations on your new bike.

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How many bikes do you have?

03 KDX 220

05 WR450

04 XR 650L

05 YZ 125

04 CRF 250X

05 TTR 125

When its a long highway ride with some exploring I take the XR650L. For Big Island riding all around I got the street legal WR450. For blasting around in our property I ride the CRF250X which is street legal too. My wife will ride the TTR125 and I'll play on it. The YZ125 is for Oahu trails. The KDX 220 is for a back up bike. I've only rode it once up a hill for someone.

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I remember when you first started posting and were homeless.

Glad to see things have turned around for you.

Congratulations on your new bike.

:cry::cry::cry:

Thanks Beez... Come ride it... :cry:

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Someday I'll take you up on your kind offer.

And I guarantee you'll get some more practice riding your KDX up hills for some main land howly.

Does howly work in that sentence? I got it from a Hawaii 5-0 episode and always wanted to use it.

BTW like I said come out and visit NYC and beezerland. We don't have anything like you have but we have our own torture ride.

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Welcome to the blue side TC! You're going to love riding that bike in the tight technical stuff! Keep the pictures coming!!!!! :cry:

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Hey TC great to see you on our forum! :cry:

What happened to the new CR250X? :cry:

Or do you buy a new bike every 6 months? I know you know how to drown them. :cry:

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How much is removed from the throttle stop screw??? I'm trying to ifnd the list of free mods for the WR450.

Thanks!

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What happened to the new CR250X? :cry:

Still ride it whenever I go to the Big Island. Its my "Yard" bike. I ride it in my yard. Its a great bike for my 10 acre 1/2 forest 1/2 lawn property. I have lots of fun with it... :cry:

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I was told by several members here to remove 11MM. I cut mine earlier this week. I was so careful to not remove any more than 11mm that I only cut about 9-10mm and it now has almost more throttle than I can handle!!!!!!!! :cry::cry::cry: I found that cutting it will save you $12 to $13 over a YZ screw.

I don't know the overall dimension after the cut is made though??? Anyone???

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Rode it briefly on my trails in my property and I can feel the beast within. :cry: I took out the insert and I got the YZ throttle stop screw to be switched. Pulling the snorkle out and putting on the guards, heavy duty tubes etc before going on a killer ride next Wed and Thur.

In the short ride I did I can tell this is the best bike for the Big Island... :cry:

Can you tell me about pulling out the 'snorkle' (where, how, etc)? What are the 'heavy duty tubes' about? :cry:

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I figure that the snorkle is the dual 'tubes behind the battery going into the airbox. They would cut down the airflow significantly.

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Thats it. The airbox also needs to be opened up and I cut the throttle side number plate opening to get better airflow.

The instructions are on the 250 WR FAQ section.

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Flying out today with Puinsai_5 and Duane to the Big Island and gonna do a 2 day adventure ride. Everything from Alpine volcano craters, thick jungle single track, ocean side lava fields to high mountain forests. I will "Break In" the WR450 in true fashion! :cry: Full report in 4 days.... :cry:

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