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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4,702
Views: 445,063
Posted By byron555
lots of effort but no picture?

http://madison.craigslist.org/mcy/4641137332.html


The best choice you can make - $4000 (TOMAH, WI)


craigslist - Map data OpenStreetMap
(google map) (yahoo map)

What is it you are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,334
Posted By byron555
I will second the WR250r. Mine has been great,...

I will second the WR250r. Mine has been great, except for the cracked engine case from a broken chain. No fault of the wrr though. At 17000 miles, the crosshatch marks on the cylinder were still...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,988
Posted By byron555
A DS ride last fall

The Bucky 5 in Wisconsin

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-t2bGq3ryH2A/Um6HfqAZbxI/AAAAAAAAA78/HJhciEIXAFI/w829-h553-no/over%2Blog.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,988
Posted By byron555
getting it back together

chain cracked the case... here she is after re-installing the engine
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-uOsBULNrHRI/U_PZnTpfLLI/AAAAAAAABBg/inKODozx9qw/w737-h553-no/14%2B-%2B2
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44,514
Views: 8,558,806
Posted By byron555
Wheels

I have a 19" front for my R, it works very well. The rear is always 18" and I switch the tire to match what ever front I am running. The 19" does work pretty good everywhere, and if you don't do...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 29,766
Posted By byron555
Beautiful

WOW nice job
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By byron555
uh

keep it under 8,000 rpm? :thumb:thumb:thumb

I really don't know, fuel filter?
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
An unhelpful tip

My engine was laying flat on it's side on the work bench. Lined it up and slowly brought it down and the magnets pulled it out of my hands. Went on perfectly 1st time. Of course I would not pull...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
upon further review...

You are correct.... Well shit, I hope everything works out in the end, long term that is. Well, I really wish I would have known that. It does make sense. I have a tendency to be kinda cheap and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 44,514
Views: 8,558,806
Posted By byron555
krabill...

tired much? You know of what you speak... You are a better rider than me. you are wiser! And you are a better rider. But now I look at ADV and it is time to move on (so to speak) has this forum...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10,078
Views: 446,297
Posted By byron555
seriously

the WRr is a singer sewing machine. It just goes....

I want more, but the fucker, just shows me up.

It says, "nope you need nothing more than me"... FU sonofabitch... no I work, that damn...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Today and wiring...

Hoses too, At times it was like "WTF" where does this go? I will have to go through the bike to make sure something does not rub etc, and create a problem.



By the way, this is my first engine...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10,078
Views: 446,297
Posted By byron555
Dude!?

128 mile commute round trip!? And I thought I had it tough with 84 miles round trip (still my only bike is a WR250r) and my car is an 02 VW jetta TDI with 311,000 miles on it
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10,078
Views: 446,297
Posted By byron555
get a...

Wee-strom, or a WR250r?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 989
Posted By byron555
Really?

No offense but the R is better off-road and the X is better on.


I only have an R, but I have 2 front wheels, a 21" and a 19" my rear is a constant 18" but with 2 tire choices. A shinko 705...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 44,514
Views: 8,558,806
Posted By byron555
Took a pic of my Righteous Stunt Lever with mirror

here is my set up with a cheap mirror mount

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-8kbt9ZDLmAY/U_SfrCa0zXI/AAAAAAAABCo/rGHPZ-V71Kc/w913-h685-no/14%2B-%2B4
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Today's work....

Installed the swing arm, re greased etc...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-MMuJBYluATM/U_SfrKEmZ9I/AAAAAAAABCY/CIligzvYBps/w913-h685-no/14%2B-%2B2

And put the tire on, notice the Tusk Axle...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
I bought the parts on ebay, a new left side case...

I bought the parts on ebay, a new left side case is like $700, the gaskets are oem yamaha.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
I only replaced the left half. In total I spent...

I only replaced the left half. In total I spent $280 on the left half and cover, about $100 on seals and gaskets, and $200 on tools. As far as matched pairs are concerned, they sell them...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
since the motor is running, I now felt that it...

since the motor is running, I now felt that it was safe to order new chain. Didn't want to put the cart before the horse.

Ordered a 110 link Regina chain from bike bandit. My previous chain was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
The engine is going back in

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-WHb7hvED8pc/U_PZnfFmVoI/AAAAAAAABBU/MWJxiUIrfAY/w913-h685-no/14%2B-%2B1
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Much progress today

Started early in the morning, put the side covers on.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-528D4E6b91g/U_PZFZF4yZI/AAAAAAAABA8/02rwl6bfKzE/w913-h685-no/20140819_081516.jpg

Splurged and bought a...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 334,277
Posted By byron555
Tapatalk

It was weird, I posted the "Why can't I see this thread..." question on Tapatalk and it posted. Couldn't see it or anything else. Posted this from my PC
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 334,277
Posted By byron555
Why can't I see this thread on tapatalk

Why can't I see this thread on tapatalk
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,245
Views: 745,852
Posted By byron555
Rocky mountain atv sells tusk risers for about...

Rocky mountain atv sells tusk risers for about $19 too
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Well the gasket for the side cover came and so...

Well the gasket for the side cover came and so did the lock washer for the counter balancer gear. My plan is to do a little bit everyday and hopefully the engine will be ready to go back in on my...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 37,216
Posted By byron555
The triple for a sport tourer, Twin for ADV

Just looking through some posts and links etc, and the triple in a sport tour bike makes sense to me. I've been riding my dad's Ducati Multistrada, and that is one hell of a sport touring bike. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Gasket and lock washer arrived today

The last of the parts came today, unfortunately I had to go back to work. (I have a rotating schedule by the way) Hopefully on my next days off I will have the engine back in and possibly running. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 44,514
Views: 8,558,806
Posted By byron555
Oil talk, it's the best!

Rotella T6 for 12,000 miles in my WR250r. Well the bike has almost 18k on the odo, and had to be torn down to fix a cracked case.

The cylinder still has the cross-hatch marks from the factory,...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 37,216
Posted By byron555
XTz 700 perfect for me is...

19" front 17" rear SPOKE wheel-set, with more off-road in mind than a wee-strom. better geometry etc. The MT/FZ 700 engine seems to be a winner (at press time) Give me a light 19/17 wheel combo...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Cams and valves still in spec...

Well I had the cams on and such, but I though, hey I really should check the valve gap... well all but one intake were in spec. The one intake was way tight. This did not make sense to me. pulled...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44,514
Views: 8,558,806
Posted By byron555
still working...

on my project, a cracked case is a bitch
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
If I could have afforded a new one I would have...

If I could have afforded a new one I would have considered it... but with the possibility of a XTZ 700 twin coming out in th near future, I wanted to save the new bike card for that
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By byron555
WR250 Wine Rack

Ok, well I made it during my engine rebuild, but here it is

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Fis4XG1W61E/U-AfunpsrbI/AAAAAAAAA-Q/PtnvszBaE0Q/w913-h685-no/14%2B-%2B1

Well, yes it has nothing...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
done for now, back to work

Well my vacation is done.... went nowhere, took the 2 girls to art camp everyday, played disc golf and worked on my motor... oh and built a wine rack. Time to bag the engine (keep dust off it)for a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Monday, more progress on the engine

put the cases back together, the Tusk crank puller worked great

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-oB7HC678Otc/U-AaqNY54oI/AAAAAAAAA9k/UBrs3Zg-L3c/w913-h685-no/14%2B-%2B1

Put the cylinder and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
On Sunday...

I built my wife a wine rack from a wood pellet pallet... an old oak pallet that holds a case of red and eight glasses...
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By byron555
Found the Woodruff key

and if I had not it could have been disastrous. It was in a puddle of oil below the crank in the case.

I should be assembling the case today, sealing it with Permatex 51817 anaerobic sealant.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44,514
Views: 8,558,806
Posted By byron555
mirror mount, clutch safety switch

Ditch the safety switch, its a pain in the ass anyway... Solder the 2 wires together.
Mirror mount, well I ordered cheap clamp on mirror mounts from amazon ($6 for a pair) Low and behold, the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 44,514
Views: 8,558,806
Posted By byron555
I am a believer too

SO nice, I have the 2 finger model
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