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Old 10-05-2012, 02:29 PM   #30901
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I've been thinking about buying a set of Wolfman racks for my WR. Have them on my DR and they're great. Too bad you're not on this side of the pond.
Don't know what the shipping costs will be ?! It could use a little paint because there is some rust on the rack.

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Old 10-05-2012, 02:41 PM   #30902
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I don't know, but I'm sure the shipping costs from Europe to Canada would be rather costly, especially for a bulky package.


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Don't know what the shipping costs will be ?! It could use a little paint because there is some rust on the rack.

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Old 10-05-2012, 03:27 PM   #30903
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Just noticed that I lost my right side cover sometime in the last week. :( and it was the one with my DrCool sticker on it. Now I need to figure out if I want a new colour or stay with stock blue and white.
I think Dave would appreciate the irony of it being lost somewhere on the road.
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:28 PM   #30904
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Heading out to Primm/Bar 10 with this Fall's CORE Crew........report/pics to follow

http://crawdadoffroadevents.com/core-calendar/view/21

Looks like a awesome ride.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:29 AM   #30905
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hope cross posting is ok. I sold my X to Eddie/epic motorsports, and while I was sad to see it go, he's doing some nice things to it.

40hp all motor.

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Old 10-06-2012, 02:05 PM   #30906
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Power Loss problem

Hey guys,

I was out for a equipment check ride and seem to have loss top end. I have the usual mods AIS,Flapper, Open airbox, FMF Power bomb and Q4 muffler, and FMF programmer set @ 3.3.(1.5).8.4.4. The engine check light came on for about 5 minutes and I seem to have no W.O.T. I have it geared @ 13/43 Stock and can barely get up to 70-71mph and 8500rpm max; I had it gear up to 13/47 and have had it up to mid 80's previously. I'm suspecting a problem with the FMF fuel programmer (only 2 months old).
Anyone have any ideas or a similar problem or post that was corrected.?
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Old 10-06-2012, 03:31 PM   #30907
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Heading out to Primm/Bar 10 with this Fall's CORE Crew........report/pics to follow

http://crawdadoffroadevents.com/core-calendar/view/21

THAT is near Primm?!
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:01 PM   #30908
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Hey guys,

I was out for a equipment check ride and seem to have loss top end. I have the usual mods AIS,Flapper, Open airbox, FMF Power bomb and Q4 muffler, and FMF programmer set @ 3.3.(1.5).8.4.4. The engine check light came on for about 5 minutes and I seem to have no W.O.T. I have it geared @ 13/43 Stock and can barely get up to 70-71mph and 8500rpm max; I had it gear up to 13/47 and have had it up to mid 80's previously. I'm suspecting a problem with the FMF fuel programmer (only 2 months old).
Anyone have any ideas or a similar problem or post that was corrected.?
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:01 PM   #30909
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I found a local 2010 WR250R with just over 350 miles on it with an asking price of $3600. Thought it sounded good and with all the great reviews on here and elsewhere, I went to look at it and was disappointed as could be. My XT225 (that I shouldn't have sold) handled so much better and easier that I couldn't believe it. Handle bars seem very narrow and bike feels very short in the wheelbase).Very twitchy and wouldn't hold a line worth a damn in the corners (pavement). Owner is clueless, thought he raised it by putting 18" tires on it (front was 21"), didn't look at the back. He has made no mods except dull black decals over the blue and white graphics. He said it was really fast and had had it to 115 mph?? Seemed really doggy to me. What am I missing here?
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:11 PM   #30910
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I found a local 2010 WR250R with just over 350 miles on it with an asking price of $3600.
Great price with low miles.
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:25 PM   #30911
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I found a local 2010 WR250R with just over 350 miles on it with an asking price of $3600. Thought it sounded good and with all the great reviews on here and elsewhere, I went to look at it and was disappointed as could be. My XT225 (that I shouldn't have sold) handled so much better and easier that I couldn't believe it. Handle bars seem very narrow and bike feels very short in the wheelbase).Very twitchy and wouldn't hold a line worth a damn in the corners (pavement). Owner is clueless, thought he raised it by putting 18" tires on it (front was 21"), didn't look at the back. He has made no mods except dull black decals over the blue and white graphics. He said it was really fast and had had it to 115 mph?? Seemed really doggy to me. What am I missing here?
Did you take any pictures of the bike in question? Sounds like the seller may have cluelessly tinkered with other parts of the bike too.
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:37 PM   #30912
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I found a local 2010 WR250R with just over 350 miles on it with an asking price of $3600. Thought it sounded good and with all the great reviews on here and elsewhere, I went to look at it and was disappointed as could be. My XT225 (that I shouldn't have sold) handled so much better and easier that I couldn't believe it. Handle bars seem very narrow and bike feels very short in the wheelbase).Very twitchy and wouldn't hold a line worth a damn in the corners (pavement). Owner is clueless, thought he raised it by putting 18" tires on it (front was 21"), didn't look at the back. He has made no mods except dull black decals over the blue and white graphics. He said it was really fast and had had it to 115 mph?? Seemed really doggy to me. What am I missing here?
115? I don't think so.

Might just need new tires or even just more air in them?
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:44 PM   #30913
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I tried the EFI mod today,

my stock bike was set to 0 from the Factory, I bumped it to 2, mid range is stronger and I got the front end to loft w/o the clutch so progress!

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Old 10-06-2012, 09:05 PM   #30914
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good price

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I found a local 2010 WR250R with just over 350 miles on it with an asking price of $3600. Thought it sounded good and with all the great reviews on here and elsewhere, I went to look at it and was disappointed as could be. My XT225 (that I shouldn't have sold) handled so much better and easier that I couldn't believe it. Handle bars seem very narrow and bike feels very short in the wheelbase).Very twitchy and wouldn't hold a line worth a damn in the corners (pavement). Owner is clueless, thought he raised it by putting 18" tires on it (front was 21"), didn't look at the back. He has made no mods except dull black decals over the blue and white graphics. He said it was really fast and had had it to 115 mph?? Seemed really doggy to me. What am I missing here?
My wr suffered the same way as this one.... PO, good intentions, and stupid as the day is long, really F*cked up the suspension settings height adjustments and compression/dampening settings. My dad bought it first, and I helped with the adjusting of the fork and shock ride height while on a trip in the U.P. Results where overwhelmingly positive, twitchiness was gone, handling was night and day. We got the compression/dampening better too, but not great.

Fast forward 1.5 years later, my dad sold it to me as is and cheap ($2200). I figured the back shock was blown by the way it rode, searched the internet for a good baseline start for settings and dialed them in on the whole bike. Problem solved, that was this March and I have since put on 6000 miles this season. I did add some farkles from my old bike, wider bars etc

Power wise, coming from an xt225 it should have been night and day. Did you get it into the higher rpms? If you drive it like a crf230L (similar to an xt225) and keep the RPMs low to mid it will feel like a dog
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Old 10-06-2012, 10:30 PM   #30915
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I found a local 2010 WR250R with just over 350 miles on it with an asking price of $3600. Thought it sounded good and with all the great reviews on here and elsewhere, I went to look at it and was disappointed as could be. My XT225 (that I shouldn't have sold) handled so much better and easier that I couldn't believe it. Handle bars seem very narrow and bike feels very short in the wheelbase).Very twitchy and wouldn't hold a line worth a damn in the corners (pavement). Owner is clueless, thought he raised it by putting 18" tires on it (front was 21"), didn't look at the back. He has made no mods except dull black decals over the blue and white graphics. He said it was really fast and had had it to 115 mph?? Seemed really doggy to me. What am I missing here?
My exact impressions of the wr coming from an xt225. I keeping my 225 until I have really tuned the wr to fit my needs.
The price sure sounds right. The XT has gobs of low end torque, which is what is missing from the wr's, but I'm assuming that either the xt is the most underappreciated gem in the world, or wr's just need to be tuned in to the rider for full enjoyment, hence all their popularity (and 2100! pages on this thread)
I hope/think the latter.
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