2006wr450f

What did you do to your WR today?

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Why pull it out? Get an airbox cleaning kit, pull the plug at the bottom, degrease, scrub, rinse. Repeat if necessary.

Too many chemicals with too little satisfaction...

You pull your seat, pull your sidepanels, loosen the exhaust, and pull the subframe. The airbox slips off the carb, and you're free to clean it however you wish. I even unscrewed the back off of it and got in there further...

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Replaced my swingarm bearings and regreased linkage bearings.

Installed 51 tooth rear sprocket.

Shook my rear tire around and heard some little rocks in there.

Removed tire and to my surprise the rocks were in the tube!!! Bizarre???

No flat, cap on valve stem, not to mention some of the little rocks were 1/2 inch diameter.

Were the hell did these come from?????

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Replaced my swingarm bearings and regreased linkage bearings.

Installed 51 tooth rear sprocket.

Shook my rear tire around and heard some little rocks in there.

Removed tire and to my surprise the rocks were in the tube!!! Bizarre???

No flat, cap on valve stem, not to mention some of the little rocks were 1/2 inch diameter.

Were the hell did these come from?????

Removed rear tire to tightnen and change some worn spokes and....

I have rocks inside my tube too !! Without flats also....

There's no way that they can get into by the valve stem, so... ***?!?

Greetings...

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Removed rear tire to tightnen and change some worn spokes and....

I have rocks inside my tube too !! Without flats also....

There's no way that they can get into by the valve stem, so... ***?!?

Greetings...

Too weird..

Never heard of this before, now two in one day!

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Removed rear tire to tightnen and change some worn spokes and....

I have rocks inside my tube too !! Without flats also....

There's no way that they can get into by the valve stem, so... ***?!?

Greetings...

You will have to post some pics of that , it would be cool to see:ride:

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Too many chemicals with too little satisfaction...

You pull your seat, pull your sidepanels, loosen the exhaust, and pull the subframe. The airbox slips off the carb, and you're free to clean it however you wish. I even unscrewed the back off of it and got in there further...

Thanks!...this is more my thinking....a few beers, some wrenching, and a good cleaning.....not that I wouldn't of figured it out....but you added some speed to my next wrench-fest:thumbsup:

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Replaced my swingarm bearings and regreased linkage bearings.

Installed 51 tooth rear sprocket.

Shook my rear tire around and heard some little rocks in there.

Removed tire and to my surprise the rocks were in the tube!!! Bizarre???

No flat, cap on valve stem, not to mention some of the little rocks were 1/2 inch diameter.

Were the hell did these come from?????

Sounds like some sort of David Blaine magic trick. Let us know if you find an Ace of Spades and a quarter thats torn in half in there...

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yz426 front plate, took more trimming than i had anticipated, and a bracket due to the wr mount being different to the yz on the tripple clamp.

removed all blinkers and tail light too.

as for rocks in the tube... ***?! serioulsy impossible....

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Sounds like some sort of David Blaine magic trick. Let us know if you find an Ace of Spades and a quarter thats torn in half in there...

It turns out "so I've been told" that moisture in the tube can cause talc that's in the tube to ball up. That jives with what I was able to shake out the valve stem. White chalky substance that you can crush with force.

I was told it was harmless so I flipped my tire and threw the tube back in.

Just sonds like a rattle if you shake the tire :excuseme:

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darn got out of surgry today doc said I cut a tendon in my hand now I'm parking the bike for a couple months

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Rode my bike from Barstow area to Laughlin and back this weekend.. Rides like the day I bought it.. Put on around 300 miles.. :excuseme:

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10112009025i picked my wr up last week, its a 08 model and it came to me totally standard, ive just gave her a full oil and filter change, and ive just took the baffles out the exhaust and it sounds so much better, ive also just ordered a skid plate so that should be here by friday, any other sugestions what might make the wr perform better , let me no as it will be much app,

ps ordered some plastics aswell, so i can keep the originals for when i come to sell her,

ill post the new pics once ive got them all fitted..

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10112009025i picked my wr up last week, its a 08 model and it came to me totally standard, ive just gave her a full oil and filter change, and ive just took the baffles out the exhaust and it sounds so much better, ive also just ordered a skid plate so that should be here by friday, any other sugestions what might make the wr perform better , let me no as it will be much app,

ps ordered some plastics aswell, so i can keep the originals for when i come to sell her,

ill post the new pics once ive got them all fitted..

Read the stickies in the forum:

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=20

There are plenty of info about our wonderful bike !!

Greetings!!

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I finally had some time to install the Sicass Wiring harness to add turn signals and brake light to my 08 WR450F

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If you notice the mess that is my garage and am wondering how I find anything the short answer is I don't.

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