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Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Pull the petcock. It's easy. I don't remember if...

Pull the petcock. It's easy. I don't remember if the petcock comes with the tubes or not, but they are cheap (Less than $20 IIRC) and readily available from the dealer. My dealer had them in stock...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 06:20 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Your cables are likely too tight. Loosen up the...

Your cables are likely too tight. Loosen up the return cable. It's the bottom one IIRC.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 12:40 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Headlight is not connected to the battery so no,...

Headlight is not connected to the battery so no, it doesn't come on the the key.
It and a few other AC items are on 1 leg of the stator. The coil is on another, and the rectifier and battery is on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-24-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Great. If you haven't already figured it out,...

Great.
If you haven't already figured it out, the trick for sand is to lean back, and go faster. Ride kind of loose and don't fight it. Power might be a problem on the Sherpa but generally, ride it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-21-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
That truly sucks. I'll keep a Craigslist eye out

That truly sucks. I'll keep a Craigslist eye out
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 09:54 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Pretty rare to be up that high for more than a...

Pretty rare to be up that high for more than a sec or two.
I wouldn't worry about the rebuild either. It just means you won't have to do it.
They have an iron sleeved cylinder. They are not plated.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
That used to be the ticket, but they changed the...

That used to be the ticket, but they changed the formula for it a few years ago and the new formula isn't recommended for chains. It is now a semi-dry lube without the dry-wax component.

Chain...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
FYI. Fans of DuPont Chain saver chain lube will...

FYI.
Fans of DuPont Chain saver chain lube will be happy to know they now make a 3.5oz travel size can.
http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/dupont-chain-saver-travel-size/
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 02:29 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Its in the manual, but I think its the same with...

Its in the manual, but I think its the same with a filter change, but 1400 if you pull the screen.
Don't quote me in that.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 08:32 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
I didn't have to change the bolt size when I did...

I didn't have to change the bolt size when I did mine with 6mm inserts so YMMV.
You just have to make sure the insert is far enough down for the pins to fit properly.
I suppose it depends on how...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 03:59 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Not the end of the world. They will all do that...

Not the end of the world. They will all do that eventually.
you can only torque that soft aluminium so many times before it lets go.
Just go ahead and install thread inserts like Heli-coil or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Unless you have a loose wire or something, I...

Unless you have a loose wire or something, I wouldn't worry about it. The fuel pump issue was with 2008s. There may be a few post '08s that had a problem, but it's extremely rare. If it's running ok...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
If you are worried about plating it, I have to...

If you are worried about plating it, I have to assume you are talking about a WR250f and not a WR250r.
The R and X are already street legal(same bike basically). The R and F are NOT versions of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 10:44 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
I tried to get to the bottom of this a few times....

I tried to get to the bottom of this a few times. Never figured out why there is a descrepency. The info on my '90 said it was plated, but once it was apart, it ended up not being. Made my life...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 08:25 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Yep. Same thing happened to me. Also, IIRC,...

Yep. Same thing happened to me.
Also, IIRC, It's aluminum so be carefull.
Before you strip the head out, try the hot engine, but also get yourself a can of canned air. turn it upside down and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Classic Carb boot leak issue. Battery is not...

Classic Carb boot leak issue. Battery is not needed
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 10:55 AM
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Views: 14,646
Posted By SkidMarx
No. The battery is not part of the ignition leg...

No. The battery is not part of the ignition leg of the stater.
Does it start OK when it's warmed up?
Does it still idle the same?
Spark plug new?
Do you know how old the boots are?
Is the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,646
Posted By SkidMarx
Odds are the intake boots are starting to leak.

Odds are the intake boots are starting to leak.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
If you decide to get a head head, make sure the...

If you decide to get a head head, make sure the cams come with it. They are matched.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
No, but if you are going to make something, pay...

No, but if you are going to make something, pay attention to where the hot spot is as someone stated earlier.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
FYI, The stator on these bikes have 3 legs. One...

FYI,
The stator on these bikes have 3 legs. One for the ignition, one that is AC that runs some stuff (headlight and a few other lights I believe), and one that is DC and goes to the battery and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
You can replace it with a battery eliminator.

You can replace it with a battery eliminator.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
They all have a battery. As far as I know, you...

They all have a battery. As far as I know, you have to gave it for everything to work, but I know it can be dead. Mine has been dead for years.
Go figure.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Yes it should have a housing. It attaches to the...

Yes it should have a housing. It attaches to the frame right above where it's hanging. pull the tank and you will see a bunch of stuff there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
We have that too. I think that's the basically...

We have that too. I think that's the basically what me paper title got me out of providing.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 03:22 PM
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Views: 601,091
Posted By SkidMarx
Sounds like you covered your bases pretty well. ...

Sounds like you covered your bases pretty well.
Depending on your state, you may not have any trouble. My title dropped out of the system here in Michigan when I didn't register it for 15 years. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 09:56 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Run.

Run.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 11:07 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
FI bikes have a lean sensor that kills the bike...

FI bikes have a lean sensor that kills the bike when is tips over. This is done to prevent the fuel pump from running dry.
Also, in the event of a crash where a fuel line is cut, it keeps the pump...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,374
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Posted By SkidMarx
They should. I always take the new piston and...

They should. I always take the new piston and rings so they know what they are working with.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 01:02 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
$$$ and db

$$$ and db
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 07:45 AM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Exactly. Any idiot can make a big bike go fast....

Exactly.
Any idiot can make a big bike go fast.
It takes a special kind of idiot to make a small bike go fast.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43,727
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Posted By SkidMarx
Try here ...

Try here
http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/f28-pipes-n-programmers
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 43,727
Views: 8,329,082
Posted By SkidMarx
No such monster. FMF Power Programmer or ...

No such monster.
FMF Power Programmer
or
Dynojet Power Commander.

FMF Power Programmer is made by Attitude Industries.
The JD Jetting unit is likely the same base unit.
The actual...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 601,091
Posted By SkidMarx
I don't know what you could heat up. Those cases...

I don't know what you could heat up. Those cases are going to shed heat like crazy and you can't get the heat close enough to the treads. You could try cold on the bolt. Buy come of that can'd air...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 05:31 PM
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Posted By SkidMarx
Not really. It's pretty straight forward.

Not really. It's pretty straight forward.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 05:35 PM
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Views: 601,091
Posted By SkidMarx
Get yourself a new plug and do some testing. ...

Get yourself a new plug and do some testing.
I've found this pretty handy
http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/tech_support/spark_plugs/faqs/faqread.asp
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 08:50 AM
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Views: 601,091
Posted By SkidMarx
Have you read the spark plug?

Have you read the spark plug?
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 09:03 PM
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Views: 601,091
Posted By SkidMarx
Did you get those boots replaced?

Did you get those boots replaced?
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 05:37 PM
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Views: 601,091
Posted By SkidMarx
Loosen the top banjo bolt on the oil pipe. That's...

Loosen the top banjo bolt on the oil pipe. That's what the book says.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-28-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,538
Posted By SkidMarx
Really bummed I couldn't make it. Felt like crap...

Really bummed I couldn't make it. Felt like crap today. :cry
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