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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Axe and you shall receive

Thanks, Will.

<a href="http://s1202.photobucket.com/user/simonpig/media/Yamaha%20WR250R/IMG_4834_zpsaa5fb0qg.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Anyone got a spare OEM radiator plastic grill...

Anyone got a spare OEM radiator plastic grill lying around after upgrading to a Radiator Brace? Let a brother know via PM. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Yah, it's coming. Fan too. Trail riding the WRR...

Yah, it's coming. Fan too. Trail riding the WRR gets expensive.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Works Enduro Rider (WER) Rear Shock Revalve

The WRR has been legless for months. Now that winter is gone (I think), it was about time I mounted the rear shock I had revalved from Works Enduro Rider in Northern NJ late last year. The...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-06-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,809
Posted By simonpig
My recco. Pros: It's small, light, full...

My recco.

Pros: It's small, light, full featured and connected to 12v via the most rugged method - Garmin's 4 Pin power plug.
Con's: None, unless you've got really bad eyesight. The screen isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
Get the 3.1 if you are truly going to commute on...

Get the 3.1 if you are truly going to commute on it. I followed your logic and fought the stock tank's limitation. It wasn't worth it. That extra gallon 33% increase is huge, especially if you're...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 118,067
Posted By simonpig
Thanks, I am way overdue for another long trip....

Thanks, I am way overdue for another long trip. Winter's been brutal. Doing both TAT and TCAT back to back would be epic and something I would do if I the TCAT had been fully routed in 2011. NYC to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 819,584
Posted By simonpig
Laugh i lahk it. i lahk it alot. nice edit man. i need...

i lahk it. i lahk it alot. nice edit man. i need some north africa on my life.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 25,463
Posted By simonpig
Looks like Team Crocs is out this year. Sky pilot...

Looks like Team Crocs is out this year. Sky pilot is chasing Inuit Tail and the Trans Lab Highway, Timwicked's is emceeing a wedding, and I'm going south to help Moms around that time. Rudyunkown is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
I've experienced this before, I think it has to...

I've experienced this before, I think it has to do with it being too rich off idle. I had the same setup as you in the past. trying dialing down the fuel a little bit in that area if you can and see...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Finally got the All Balls Link Bearing Kit...

Finally got the All Balls Link Bearing Kit #27-1178 for the WR250R/X. It came with everything for the link as well as the connecting arm and from my reading, the most complete kit.

Went to the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 36,600
Posted By simonpig
Sorry to hear about the bike. I can empathize and...

Sorry to hear about the bike. I can empathize and have been where you have been twice. The two thing that I've taken aways from the experiences is that it's a machine and it can be replaced. The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
For sure, it should be a yearly maintenance...

For sure, it should be a yearly maintenance routine with all the water crossings and mud riding we do on the east coast.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
I've greased the linkages before and referred to...

I've greased the linkages before and referred to HighFive's Instructions the first time around:

http://www.wrrdualsport.com/tech-guide/chassis/66-swingarmmaint

I would just clean them out, but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
After heading back to the garage to take stock of...

After heading back to the garage to take stock of parts I need to order, I have a look at the linkage connector and the bearing and delicate rubber parts that keep the bearing needles captive started...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-22-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,930
Posted By simonpig
Garmin 78 can be had for about $168 new. Add City...

Garmin 78 can be had for about $168 new. Add City Navigator Maps to for about $75 and you're pretty much set. That's my setup.

You can get free topo maps pretty easily. The Garmin Topo's 24K are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
I was mistaken about the seat height. I read a...

I was mistaken about the seat height. I read a pre production spec sheet back in October and saw 2 different seat heights. True about the paddling, but sometimes feel like when dabbing and hanging a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
I agree. The FX is a taller bike though according...

I agree. The FX is a taller bike though according to the specs, but if it does have a lighting coil then it makes a good base to build from.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
When I hit that milestone, I'd rebuild it with a...

When I hit that milestone, I'd rebuild it with a Thumper racing 306cc kit and ride it another 40k miles. 70k miles is the highest mileage WRR I've ever heard documented, weren't you due for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Want. So. Badly. ...

Want. So. Badly.

http://media.motoonline.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2015-Yamaha-WR250F-action.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Of course man, give this thread another couple of...

Of course man, give this thread another couple of years and you won't even recognize this as a WRR.

I know people are always saying that it's not worth it to trick out a WRR, and in some ways it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
Very slowly, just ordered a new radiator and got...

Very slowly, just ordered a new radiator and got the rear shocks back from WER. Need to order some OEM parts (front side covers, etc.) once I've got my list together. Front forks seals are weeping...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
It's not my permanent residence, it's a rented...

It's not my permanent residence, it's a rented cabin in northern NJ.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
yes, and yes.

yes, and yes.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
The repair manual specs 11 mm bore OEM Nissin...

The repair manual specs 11 mm bore OEM Nissin front master cylinder for the WR250R. Note sure where you got 6mm from. If the stock brembo's master cylinder is 10mm (smaller), then I could see it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
Krieger Tensioner is the simplest and can be done...

Krieger Tensioner is the simplest and can be done without hassle. Automatic Tensioner OEM is a lot more hassle to set, but If you're don't remove the top end cover, the cams should theoretically stay...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
I find at 12/47 gearing that going from ~70 to 75...

I find at 12/47 gearing that going from ~70 to 75 cruising to ~65 cruising will get me 10-15ish mpg better mileage. That extra 500+ rpms up top makes a difference. In the sand, the WRR mpg is going...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 462,110
Posted By simonpig
Thanks for that. What a snot fest. Track looks...

Thanks for that. What a snot fest. Track looks funs though. I see some 60 fps in my future.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 462,110
Posted By simonpig
Youtube does 60fps now. Nice. I did not know that.

Youtube does 60fps now. Nice. I did not know that.
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 128,798
Posted By simonpig
I like your style

I like your style
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 128,798
Posted By simonpig
It's a great concept for seeing the USA. This is...

It's a great concept for seeing the USA. This is a big country and I don't feel like I've seen nearly enough of it.

My wife might be giving up riding, and if she does, I might just convert her...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 128,798
Posted By simonpig
I need to do one of these Mobius type trips. How...

I need to do one of these Mobius type trips. How do you prep the bikes for storage? Take the battery out, etc. Stabil. I'm sure it's been asked before, but I don't even know where to begin to search...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 128,798
Posted By simonpig
Hey, I've been to Umpqua too! Great place for a...

Hey, I've been to Umpqua too! Great place for a soak and a great ride report.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 462,110
Posted By simonpig
Save your money and get the New Hero lowest model...

Save your money and get the New Hero lowest model (attached to waterproof case) for $129. It'll do superview in 720, something the white 3 won't. The only thing is that it has a built in battery...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 106,686
Posted By simonpig
Matt's a good follow camera guy. Takes skill to...

Matt's a good follow camera guy. Takes skill to be able to follow that closely and while being off the preferred line. AND it also takes a good rider being filmed to keep an smooth even rhythm and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 106,686
Posted By simonpig
Speechless to see Kelds on a big bike like the...

Speechless to see Kelds on a big bike like the 990R. Not only did she pick a big bike, but the tallest version of it. And then decided to do some single track with it. I feel less manly now, Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 48,665
Views: 10,066,757
Posted By simonpig
I laughed in my helmet.

I laughed in my helmet.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 76,388
Posted By simonpig
Sux. Get well soon. I've been on the verge...

Sux. Get well soon.

I've been on the verge of the going over the bars so many times in these situations at the Pine Barrens, I've lost count. One minute you're motoring good down a fast sand road...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
The bulletproof designs one looks the most trick...

The bulletproof designs one looks the most trick as well. This mod adds to 2 hp to the bike.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 42,154
Posted By simonpig
FYI, The Flatlands radiator guard has no cross...

FYI, The Flatlands radiator guard has no cross bracing, and is probably the weakest for side impacts.

I've tried the Force which does have cross bracing and that one is good, but problems arise...
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