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Old 07-20-2010, 03:27 PM   #15901
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Old 07-20-2010, 03:28 PM   #15902
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Thanks for all of the response guys.

Can anyone tell me if you need to remove the smaller Enduro bag to re-fuel?

I'm guessing the larger tank bag would become a problem with the vent from a larger tank's fuel cap also?

Ahh well, maybe there's a reason most everyone uses the smaller bag and a rack on the back.

















I forgot to mention, I had my WR up to 100mph today on the way into work, and when I filled up the tank I discovered I was getting right around 85 mpg. Life is good!
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Old 07-20-2010, 03:31 PM   #15903
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LOL on the 100 mph.

I unclip both left and right clips and then pivot it to the right or left...I leave the one around the front connected.
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Old 07-20-2010, 03:52 PM   #15904
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I forgot to mention, I had my WR up to 100mph today on the way into work, and when I filled up the tank I discovered I was getting right around 85 mpg. Life is good!
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Old 07-20-2010, 04:37 PM   #15905
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I forgot to mention, I had my WR up to 100mph today on the way into work, and when I filled up the tank I discovered I was getting right around 85 mpg. Life is good!
Yeah, ok dude. On both accounts.
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Old 07-20-2010, 05:28 PM   #15906
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Fuel pump shit the bed. 3/2008 MY 2008 WR250R with 2500 on the clock. Really pissed actually because if it had died 30 mins earlier I would have been in backwoods BFE. Nothing fun about losing confidence in a bike.

Was running her pretty hard for a few hours in 100 degree heat - gravel roads and two track. Acted strangely - stalled a few times and then completely refused to start 10 miles later. Would not start after cooling down for an hour. After an hour ride on the trailer she cooled down, primed up and fired back up. Gas tank was half full.

So my question to you all... has the part been improved or fixed? I saw that there was a total recall in Japan but nothing in the US. Not too keen on throwing another $250 time bomb pump on a bike. Any problems thus far on 2009 or 2010 bikes?

I am questioning my sanity but this episode has me wondering if I should go back to a carbed bike.

Questions? Comments? Concerns?
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Old 07-20-2010, 05:50 PM   #15907
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Any suggestions before I go out and buy a set of the Torx head drivers?
Why on earth would anyone want install a Torx head bolt anyway?? I will probably strip them out which would really suck
Hey Wayne, my suggestion would be to NOT get torx head screwdriver style drivers. Get sockets so you can put very firm inward pressure on them while still having a lot of leverage on your socket wrench or breaker bar. Many had issues with the allen head bolts on the passenger pegs. Stripping them out, etc. I stuck a allen socket on there and turned them right out. Many others had the same experience.

I'm not sure what type of locktite the factory used on those fasteners, either, so not sure if they need to be heated up, but I doubt it. So the torx socket is my only recommendation on your project.
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:17 PM   #15908
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I see the IMS website has the 3.0 gal tank available for 'pre-order.' Seems like JustGasTanks.com is asleep at the wheel since they don't even list the tank yet.

I wonder how long the wait will be...anyone...anyone...Shewolf....Shewolf?
The top half went into the foundry last week, so it should be pretty close to being ready to mold. Still waiting for Chuck to get back to me.
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:28 PM   #15909
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from what i have been reading it seems there was a bad batch of fuel pumps on machine built in 2/08 and 3/08 , mine was built in 01/08 and i have 8k miles on it , not a single problem , also i have yet to see one person with an 09/10 bike have a fuel pump issue.


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Fuel pump shit the bed. 3/2008 MY 2008 WR250R with 2500 on the clock. Really pissed actually because if it had died 30 mins earlier I would have been in backwoods BFE. Nothing fun about losing confidence in a bike.

Was running her pretty hard for a few hours in 100 degree heat - gravel roads and two track. Acted strangely - stalled a few times and then completely refused to start 10 miles later. Would not start after cooling down for an hour. After an hour ride on the trailer she cooled down, primed up and fired back up. Gas tank was half full.

So my question to you all... has the part been improved or fixed? I saw that there was a total recall in Japan but nothing in the US. Not too keen on throwing another $250 time bomb pump on a bike. Any problems thus far on 2009 or 2010 bikes?

I am questioning my sanity but this episode has me wondering if I should go back to a carbed bike.

Questions? Comments? Concerns?
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:28 PM   #15910
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Fuel pump shit the bed. 3/2008 MY 2008 WR250R with 2500 on the clock. Really pissed actually because if it had died 30 mins earlier I would have been in backwoods BFE. Nothing fun about losing confidence in a bike.

Was running her pretty hard for a few hours in 100 degree heat - gravel roads and two track. Acted strangely - stalled a few times and then completely refused to start 10 miles later. Would not start after cooling down for an hour. After an hour ride on the trailer she cooled down, primed up and fired back up. Gas tank was half full.

So my question to you all... has the part been improved or fixed? I saw that there was a total recall in Japan but nothing in the US. Not too keen on throwing another $250 time bomb pump on a bike. Any problems thus far on 2009 or 2010 bikes?

I am questioning my sanity but this episode has me wondering if I should go back to a carbed bike.

Questions? Comments? Concerns?
not sure but it seems as though it was just a bad batch, what was your build date?
running it high ambiant air temps also seems to be a common time for failure. i havent heard of anyone also crapping out on a replacement pump
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:49 PM   #15911
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I forgot to mention, I had my WR up to 100mph today on the way into work, and when I filled up the tank I discovered I was getting right around 85 mpg. Life is good!
my WRX has the corrected speedometer and can propel my 200 lb mass to 75 mph (GPS verified)

it can propel my 130 lb son to 85 mph...

so I can see a 25 lb rider going a bone and getting 85 mpg
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:53 PM   #15912
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i dyed my seat.. caving to the peer pressure & flood of criticism..

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If i get any flak over this, i'm going to stop riding my wr & take my electric scooter everywhere..

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Old 07-20-2010, 06:54 PM   #15913
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that looks MUCH better.
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:57 PM   #15914
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i dyed my seat.. caving to the peer pressure & flood of criticism..

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If i get any flak over this, i'm going to stop riding my wr & take my electric scooter everywhere..

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wouldn't one of these be funner?
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Old 07-20-2010, 07:16 PM   #15915
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i dyed my seat.. caving to the peer pressure & flood of criticism..





If i get any flak over this, i'm going to stop riding my wr & take my electric scooter everywhere..

Just want to go on record to say I was not part of the peer pressure Casner Mountain will be tough on that scooter, better think it over
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