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Old 10-28-2012, 05:09 PM   #31231
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"Any reason so long??"

Probly because i'm old and fussy . I think inmate "Skierd" did his in an hour, but there is a lot of junk to remove, and get everything clean before you pull the valvecover, because it has to slide by the frame and radiator, etc. Dirt could get in easily. Anyway, modern bikes don't have much room to work, everything is packed in tite.

Say, I'm looking ata 200 exc, don't you have one, or? How is the experience?
Yeah, I guess the more cautious you are, the longer it can take to get the job done. I wash/wipe engine down, so no dirt can fall in, and proceed from there like normal.

I have a 98 300 EXC, and I like it a lot. took a bit of getting used to being 40-50 lbs lighter and yet having almost double the HP's. Scared the hell outta me at first. Never have I had a bike that would wheelie every gear. LOL



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So two dudes who don't have WRs are on this thread discussing the maintenance intervals and things to look for on a used one. Okay...
Bitch please....I have both. WRR for the do it all dirt duty, and the now the KTM for the fast tight trail riding and the occasional competition.







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Mine says 24K. Number on the front of the manual is 32D-28199-E0. What's with the discrepancy?
Maybe different revisions I would think? My bike is a 2010,and manual I got is: 32C-28199-14
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Old 10-28-2012, 05:37 PM   #31232
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Mine says 24K. Number on the front of the manual is 32D-28199-E0. What's with the discrepancy?
Mine says 26600mi as well. 32C-28199-18. 2012 WR250R
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Old 10-28-2012, 05:58 PM   #31233
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Highfive checked his valves if I'm not mistaken somewhere around 15,000 and found tight exahaust valves.

I'm a bit over 16,000 on my 08 right now and am thinking about taking a peek just to be sure.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:05 PM   #31234
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Yeah, I'll probably check mine early too. I do not ride a lot of miles, but I ride it really hard on typical weekends, including three hare scrambles in the last year or so,
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:09 PM   #31235
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"So two dudes who don't have WRs are on this thread discussing the maintenance intervals and things to look for on a used one. Okay..."


Yeah,, that's pretty much been the state of things here for the last 2000-some pages. Lots of those people now own the bike.
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:36 PM   #31236
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Haven't seen this asked yet
Those who have done a valve check what were the results? If out, by how much?
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Old 10-28-2012, 06:47 PM   #31237
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I ride it really hard on typical weekends, including three hare scrambles in the last year or so,
What have you done with the suspension? I ride mine pretty hard as well and find the suspension to be the limiting factor. I'm about to start putting some money towards it because I've taken it as far as it can go with clicker settings.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:52 PM   #31238
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Just started riding an 09 WR250x, never had any problems until tonight, when the throttle started sticking open, have to manually close the throttle to decelerate, etc... It did turn colder this weekend, low of 38, can't imagine that having any effect, but the timing is odd. Any input is greatly appreciated
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:31 PM   #31239
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"So two dudes who don't have WRs are on this thread discussing the maintenance intervals and things to look for on a used one. Okay..."


Yeah,, that's pretty much been the state of things here for the last 2000-some pages. Lots of those people now own the bike.
I certainly will when a dealer has one or one is actually for sale in my area. Until then, I am not entitled to give any advice and everything ive learned about the bike is an illusion. Ill check back with that dude to see how many miles I need to have and what else I need to do to be entitled to having an opinion
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Old 10-29-2012, 02:55 AM   #31240
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Just started riding an 09 WR250x, never had any problems until tonight, when the throttle started sticking open, have to manually close the throttle to decelerate, etc... It did turn colder this weekend, low of 38, can't imagine that having any effect, but the timing is odd. Any input is greatly appreciated

Check your grip.
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Old 10-29-2012, 03:53 AM   #31241
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What have you done with the suspension? I ride mine pretty hard as well and find the suspension to be the limiting factor. I'm about to start putting some money towards it because I've taken it as far as it can go with clicker settings.
Best money I ever spent on the WRR, was getting the rear shock reworked by WER. Great suspension company in NJ. We have a lot of whoops here in southern NJ, and the rebound damping at max setting was not cutting it. See my post quoted below.



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Since there is a lot of suspension talk going on, this will be very appropriate.

Now, as of this morning, I got the ride it and test it out of my normal technical terrain. I was also riding with my normal riding buddies.

The rebuilt shock is light years better than the stock shock ever was. The stock spring was still fine for my weight, but the work that was done to the shock included revalving/new piston, new seals, shims, and new oil and nitrogen charge.

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND GETTING THIS WORK DONE, TO ANYONE WHO RIDES ANY KIND OF TECHNICAL TERRAIN. If you just ride regular dirt roads and what not, then ts probably not needed.

Now I am not gonna discuss exact price or push one vendor over another..since there are a couple guys out there doing it for the WRR shock. BUT, I will say that I know the rough prices of the work out there, and am happy with what I paid.

So, if you are looking at getting your shock redone, I highly recommend Drew Smith at WER( Works Enduro Rider).

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Old 10-29-2012, 05:23 AM   #31242
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Check your grip.
First thing I checked; nothing binding that I can see, though there is a thin steel spacer floating freely between the grip and the lever assembly, don't remember seeing that before, and am not yet familiar with the WR; I ride a modded DR650, bought the X with the intention of flipping it, but love riding it so much I may end up keeping it and moving the DR...
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:38 AM   #31243
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+1

I had my rear shock rebuilt by WER Suspension also, and the result was amazing. Had it done this past spring and racked up a bunch of miles this season, including a week-long trip with some serious suspension abuse in Colorado.

Unless you weigh more than 200 lbs, the stock spring can be used. It's rated at 7.7 Kg/mm. Since I weigh about 195 lbs, Drew recommended that I just stick with the stock spring. The custom valving they did made all the difference.

The price was also very reasonable --- $200 smackers, plus some shipping fees. Needless to say, I've been very happy with the upgrade.




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Best money I ever spent on the WRR, was getting the rear shock reworked by WER. Great suspension company in NJ. We have a lot of whoops here in southern NJ, and the rebound damping at max setting was not cutting it. See my post quoted below.
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:39 AM   #31244
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Until then, I am not entitled to give any advice and everything ive learned about the bike is an illusion. Ill check back with that dude to see how many miles I need to have and what else I need to do to be entitled to having an opinion
You can have all the opinions you want, but you're disseminating bad information to a prospective owner, and you aren't even passing it on from personal experience with the WR.

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Only bad thing is the K&N filter aka ringeater/sandblaster
I totally encourage information sharing with prospective owners but maybe the people doing the sharing should actually have experience with WTF they are talking about.

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Bitch please....I have both. WRR for the do it all dirt duty, and the now the KTM for the fast tight trail riding and the occasional competition.
Not. Directed. At. You.

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Old 10-29-2012, 06:13 AM   #31245
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Yes, the 2nd video is from Marlborough and Limerick. Here's a link to the GPX file

The 1st video is from the Calabogie area.




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was that marlborough forest and limerick forest by chance?


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When the weather cooperates, fall offers some great riding. Some videos from the past 2 weeks:



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