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Old 01-05-2013, 01:51 PM   #32281
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yes bought all new black plastics then had custom graphics made on the internet, once sent to me I had my local sign shop laminate them as the clear 3M coating was almost nonexistent,(there going to be tough to scratch now) they also put the graphics on the plastics for me man it was a s.o.b.!
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Old 01-05-2013, 02:21 PM   #32282
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Did you paint the plastic muffler shield with some aluminum look paint?

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Old 01-05-2013, 02:24 PM   #32283
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Did you paint the plastic muffler shield with some aluminum look paint?
no totally stock
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:29 PM   #32284
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:33 PM   #32285
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Well its an r but I have been doing my best to make it an x
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:54 PM   #32286
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Thanks for the explanation ramz.

Lowering with the stock adjustment is such an easy modification that it certainly will not hurt to try it. Same with lowering the forks in the triples.

If it doesn't feel right I can always change it back.
I struggled with this too, couldn't find clear direction, so I raised my forks in the clamps by 3/4". My rear shock clevis is a couple threads from the bottom. I torqued it up and went for a test ride, and 3/4" felt fine, so I haven't changed it.

Rick has provided some sound advice. Sounds like 15-19mm range should work, if you lower the clevis all the way
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:45 PM   #32287
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Has anyone tried a Pirelli scorpion rally front tire on their wr250r? I'm looking for something that will handle the deep sand better than my current T63 front, can still handle sharp volcanic rock and won't melt away on the roads. Maybe I'm just to indecisive, I can't decide between the scorpion rally, scorpion pro or mt-21.
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:50 PM   #32288
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Has anyone tried a Pirelli scorpion rally front tire on their wr250r? I'm looking for something that will handle the deep sand better than my current T63 front, can still handle sharp volcanic rock and won't melt away on the roads. Maybe I'm just to indecisive, I can't decide between the scorpion rally, scorpion pro or mt-21.
I run Pirelli Scorpion XCMH's and find them to be pretty good in southern NJ Pine Barrens sand. They are OK on road. Being a 90/10 tire full knobby, I try not to be on pavement more than I need to. No sharp rock experience, so I can not comment on that aspect.
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:03 PM   #32289
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I also run the scorpions on my WR and they work well. I'm using the scorpion pros. I'm in upstate NY most of the time and they are quite good in the wet and rocky terrain here. Not so awesome in gravel. I've put quite a few road miles on them and they seem to wear well.
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:21 PM   #32290
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Anyone ever try to true a rear brake disc? If so, how did you proceed and what worked?
I have one out about 7 thou; it works ok.but very irritating.
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:41 PM   #32291
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I recently swapped a worn out D606 for a Scorpion Rally on the front of my WR, and while I didn't get a chance to put many miiles on it before winter arrived, I definitely like it a lot. Pretty aggressive tread pattern and it hooks up really well. As long as it lasts for as many rides as a 606 on the rear, then I'll be happy.




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Old 01-05-2013, 08:46 PM   #32292
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Anyone ever try to true a rear brake disc? If so, how did you proceed and what worked?
I have one out about 7 thou; it works ok.but very irritating.
Yes, with an adjustable wrench, and very carefully.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:01 AM   #32293
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Anyone ever try to true a rear brake disc? If so, how did you proceed and what worked?
I have one out about 7 thou; it works ok.but very irritating.
This is what I did for my Kawasaki. Move the wheel back and forth till you find the high spot, and mark the side it is out to and the location on the rotor. Remove the rotor and place the flat opposite side down on a known smooth surface preferably a thick glass covered counter. With a wooden/rubber/phenolic mallet tap the high spot once. Check to see if it is now flat against the glass. If not do it once more in the same spot. It will be as close to flat as you will probable get(not perfect but usable). If you miss or continue hitting it hard you will set up waves in the rotor and you might as well throw it out, because it is going to vibrate/pulse every time you brake. Good luck
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:16 AM   #32294
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This is what I did for my Kawasaki. Move the wheel back and forth till you find the high spot, and mark the side it is out to and the location on the rotor. Remove the rotor and place the flat opposite side down on a known smooth surface preferably a thick TEMPERED glass covered counter. With a wooden/rubber/phenolic mallet tap the high spot once. Check to see if it is now flat against the glass. If not do it once more in the same spot. It will be as close to flat as you will probable get(not perfect but usable). If you miss or continue hitting it hard you will set up waves in the rotor and you might as well throw it out, because it is going to vibrate/pulse every time you brake. Good luck
I'm pretty sure pfy50 would agree with the edit.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:31 AM   #32295
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Well its an r but I have been doing my best to make it an x
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