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mikejencam

Just rode my 2000 wr 400 for the first time.

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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

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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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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.

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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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