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Old 03-05-2013, 06:20 AM   #33571
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Now that we've solved the chain adjustment mystery (again ), how about a new old question?

What's the scoop on the DRC footpegs that Wheeling sells? Is the YZ/WR model the right one? And I'll need the YZ/WR springs? Is there still an issue with the right footpeg hitting the brake pedal when it folds? If so, are the IMS WRR pegs any better? I'm not spending over a $100 for footpegs, so don't suggest the Fastway or other $$$ pegs, please. I got some pegs off eBay for my KLX for under $20 and they were fantastic. Has anyone used the YZ/WR cheapies from eBay on a WRR with success?
No idea about your other questions, but yes, you need a spring in addition to the peg. And yes, the DRCs that I have hit the brake pedal right at the bolt, but only after they've been folded way back. There's an obvious ding in the pedal from contact, but nothing that impairs functionality in any way. I've never worried about it.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:46 AM   #33572
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Just bought a set of DRC's off E-Bay. The stock springs will not work. Bought a couple springs from True Value, cut & bent them to work. Ground off some of the peg where it hits the brake pedal when fully folded. Great & cheap improvement over stock.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:52 AM   #33573
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Just bought a set of DRC's off E-Bay. The stock springs will not work. Bought a couple springs from True Value, cut & bent them to work. Ground off some of the peg where it hits the brake pedal when fully folded. Great & cheap improvement over stock.
Are the DRCs any different than the no brand cast pegs? They sure look the same.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:59 AM   #33574
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Are the DRCs any different than the no brand cast pegs? They sure look the same.
Another option (I went with) is to buy some used oem YZ pegs--starting in about 2005 or so they're titanium--they fit the WRR just fine, with a little grinding for added movement on the brake side. I found a set for about $35 on ebay.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:03 AM   #33575
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Are the DRCs any different than the no brand cast pegs? They sure look the same.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:10 AM   #33576
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:35 AM   #33577
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It says after you enter info this part will not fit WR250R?
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:58 AM   #33578
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It says after you enter info this part will not fit WR250R?
Yeah, something's fishy, that's why I posted my original question. It seems that no one makes pegs that are made to fit the WRR. Even the DRCs on Wheeling's page are YZ/WRF pegs, that's why you need their springs, and that's why they hit the brake pedal when folded.

I'm not averse to spending $50 on the DRC pegs if they fit and are better than the no-brand ebay pegs, but my experience with DRC products is not good, and I would be very surprised if they are not just rebranding those same no-brand pegs. If that's the case, I'll go straight to the source and save $30.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:38 AM   #33579
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Yeah, something's fishy, that's why I posted my original question. It seems that no one makes pegs that are made to fit the WRR. Even the DRCs on Wheeling's page are YZ/WRF pegs, that's why you need their springs, and that's why they hit the brake pedal when folded.

I'm not averse to spending $50 on the DRC pegs if they fit and are better than the no-brand ebay pegs, but my experience with DRC products is not good, and I would be very surprised if they are not just rebranding those same no-brand pegs. If that's the case, I'll go straight to the source and save $30.
Just looked at them both on E-Bay & they look different to me.
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Just looked at them both on E-Bay & they look different to me.
Can you post a picture of your DRC pegs? I think the picture in the eBay auction is generic, the seller uses the same pic for all his footpegs.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:47 AM   #33581
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It says after you enter info this part will not fit WR250R?
They technically don't fit.
They require modification to work properly so they can't really say fit the R/X.
If they did, people would complain about the clearance issue and they would have to deal with returns, and pissed off customers and whatnot.
Having to add an extra step to the MFG process would raise the price of the RX pegs and they wouldn't sell many because most people would just buy the cheaper YZ pegs and modify them themselves.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:48 AM   #33582
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...speakin' of pegs, there's a guy in Europe that makes custom pegs to order
if you're interested go here: http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t8...egs-for-wr250r

I had him make a set I designed that I wanted an inch rearward and 1/2" lower because I always felt I was too far forward on the lil WR.






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Old 03-05-2013, 09:30 AM   #33583
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Somewhere in this thread, it is listed what model years WR450 pegs fit. I got a set and they bolted right up. Certain years are expensive, since they are made of Ti.....mine are not.
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:55 AM   #33584
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Can you post a picture of your DRC pegs? I think the picture in the eBay auction is generic, the seller uses the same pic for all his footpegs.
Just cell phone pics, but you should get the general idea. Maybe if I get real ambitious one day, I'll take that peg off and grind a bit off the corner. More likely I'll just go out and ride it instead






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Old 03-05-2013, 09:59 AM   #33585
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Oh yeah, I believe DRC has an application chart for which part fits what bike. IIRC, all the Yamahas use the same DRC part number, with the exception that you need a spring for the WRR, as I noted above.
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