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Old 08-19-2010, 08:24 PM   #16531
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I got some interesting looks myself when I accidentally pulled into a Harley Dealership a few weeks ago thinking it was the Yamaha dealer that ended up being just down the street. They didn't seem to understand what kind of bike I was riding (black 2009 WR250X).
hahaha! Yea.. that's kinda the looks I was getting..
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Old 08-19-2010, 08:57 PM   #16532
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Hey rydnseek ...

Those WR250X's look great with the knobbies !
Are you using the stock wheels ?? Did you have to trim anything to get them to fit and run without rubbing ?? Since you rode that long distance to and from AZ they must work and handle great on the road ..

Great pictures !!

Thanks ...
Yes, stock wheels.. the tires are actually rear tires, but fit on the wider front rim of the X.
I had mt 21's before the shinko's. They were fine, but they were more aggressive of a knobby. They were fine off road, but if you had to ride a bit on pavement, they weren't as steady. The shinko's handle fine off or on road.. i pump them up to about 30# for long paved rides, & run them about 10# off road. the sidewalls are pretty stiff, & i don't run a lot of weight, so they do ok.

The mt 21's rubbed just a wee bit on the inside of the forks.. not enough to trim them or anything, but they would touch now & then. No touching at all with the shinko's or kenda's.

The grand canyon last month..


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Old 08-20-2010, 07:20 AM   #16533
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I'll disassemble mine this weekend
Would you do it outside in the hot sun?

Preferably with only the basic tool kit and at least 2 buddies standing around offering suggestions.

Also time it.


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Old 08-20-2010, 08:25 AM   #16534
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Old 08-20-2010, 08:54 AM   #16535
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Has it been mentioned that on servicehonda.com the fuel pump comes up cheaper if you type in the part number directly as opposed to looking it up? I think it was about a $20 difference. Haven't noticed that before on any websites. 3D7-13907-00-00
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Old 08-20-2010, 08:57 AM   #16536
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I didn't notice that, but I will say that the "estimated" shipping was like $30 and they only charged me actual shipping costs when they charged my card which was considerably less than the $30 estimate.
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Old 08-20-2010, 08:58 AM   #16537
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Has it been mentioned that on servicehonda.com the fuel pump comes up cheaper if you type in the part number directly as opposed to looking it up? I think it was about a $20 difference. Haven't noticed that before on any websites. 3D7-13907-00-00
It comes up at $193 instead of $213. Service Honda still charged me the $213.
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Old 08-20-2010, 08:59 AM   #16538
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Has it been mentioned that on servicehonda.com the fuel pump comes up cheaper if you type in the part number directly as opposed to looking it up? I think it was about a $20 difference. Haven't noticed that before on any websites. 3D7-13907-00-00
Thanks very much for that little note!

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Old 08-20-2010, 12:16 PM   #16539
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When does a valve INSPECTION need done on the WRR or WRX? My Service Manual states that they need checked and adjusted at 26,600 miles but my dealer is telling me they needed inspected at the 600 mile service.

Should I just tell them to skip it, or have it done?
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:18 PM   #16540
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Your dealer is full of shit.

First valve check is at 26,600 miles.

They just want your money.
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:23 PM   #16541
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Your dealer is full of shit.

First valve check is at 26,600 miles.

They just want your money.
Thats what I tried to tell the guy, but he insisted it needs it. Really makes you wonder what exactly they do on a 600 mile service, if anything? I just want the bike gone over... already told them to skip the oil/filter change (since I do that) and focus on making sure everything is tight, brakes adjusted, and stuff I don't feel comfortable doing.

I think I'll tell him to skip the valve check.
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:31 PM   #16542
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That's funny. The ONLY thing they do on a 600 mile service is an oil change

You're going to be paying them to set your bike in their shop for three days and not even touch it.
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:32 PM   #16543
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oh please

Friendly advice - get the service manual off the WR forum and read the 600mile service. Only then will you appreciate that you are being way too damn cautious and hence are being ripped off. Tell the dealer to do some f'ing work and stop shafting honest god-fearing punters.
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:37 PM   #16544
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Friendly advice - get the service manual off the WR forum and read the 600mile service. Only then will you appreciate that you are being way too damn cautious and hence are being ripped off. Tell the dealer to do some f'ing work and stop shafting honest god-fearing punters.
I bought the service manual. There's some stuff in there for 600 miles that I don't really feel comfortable doing, and thats why I wanted to take it in. I do the oil changes, chain adjustments, stuff like that... but when it comes to adjusting the clutch, brakes, steering bearings, and stuff like that, I don't really feel comfortable in my abilities to do that, so I figured I'd take the bike in and have them do it. Plus, they supposedly go over the bike and check the torque for all major nuts/bolts. I just wonder sometimes if they do that stuff like they are supposed to.
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:41 PM   #16545
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I just wonder sometimes if they do that stuff like they are supposed to.
In my experience . . . no. They change the oil and let your bike sit for a couple days, then call you to tell you it's done and the valves looked fine (never even having opened up the motor). If you told them not to change the oil, they won't even touch your bike.
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