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Old 03-07-2013, 03:21 PM   #33616
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Wow changing up quick! I love my white and blue for now. I will eventually like to go all white though.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:24 PM   #33617
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Hey Inmates, I just stumbled across this thread, and I have many questions about the bike and some add-ons. I recently returned from the sandblast rally down in Cheraw, SC. Awesome Rally, and there's much about it on this website. I was the only WR250R out of the 48 bikes, and I came in second in the Light Class.

Does anyone else race their WR250R here on the east coast? I'm looking for some other opporutnities to get involved.

Here's a picture from the Sandblast. Great times!

2013sndblstrally0214copy_zps824bfebc by louisianazouaves, on Flickr

Semper Fidelis, Buck
Buck great job at Sandblast! I just picked my WR250 a few weeks ago to run in the light class as well. I have competed in the car classes before but hope to run rallymoto at WV and Black River. Hope to see you there.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:32 PM   #33618
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and I've gone from this...




To this..





Exhaust and an FI controller are on the way, and I'm working with a local suspension company to get that done. Should be a fun year :)
You selling the blue plastics? Mine are a little beat up. ;)
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:47 PM   #33619
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You selling the blue plastics? Mine are a little beat up. ;)
Nope. Who knows what'll happen to these once I start riding. I'm a very experience dirt rider, I may need them :)
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:06 PM   #33620
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and I've gone from this...




To this..




Exhaust and an FI controller are on the way, and I'm working with a local suspension company to get that done. Should be a fun year :)
What headlight/fairing are you using on there? Looks great!
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:15 PM   #33621
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and I've gone from this...




To this..





Exhaust and an FI controller are on the way, and I'm working with a local suspension company to get that done. Should be a fun year :)
You are going to love that fairing and light combo Needs Neduro's Double Take Mirrors though

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What headlight/fairing are you using on there? Looks great!
That is a Lynx fairing from Britannia Composites. you can find them in Vendors
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:18 PM   #33622
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That is a Lynx fairing from Britannia Composites. you can find them in Vendors
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:19 PM   #33623
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and thanks for NOT quoting the goddam photos for the zillionth time...


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Old 03-07-2013, 04:20 PM   #33624
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You are going to love that fairing and light combo Needs Neduro's Double Take Mirrors though

That is a Lynx fairing from Britannia Composites. you can find them in Vendors
I'm still deciding on what to do about mirrors. I put fat bars on so will most likely be going with HDB handguards, so I'm considering those too. The jury is out, so to speak. Can I screw a ram ball into the OEM mirror mounts?

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Old 03-07-2013, 04:34 PM   #33625
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Question about AIS and airbox mods

Hey there, I have been riding my WR for about a year now on and off the black top and I have been seeing the mods to eliminate the AIS and the airbox flapper. I am capable of doing it, but I am having a hard time finding why it is done and what the benefit is. Will doing these mods increase power or performance? If I do them will it effect any other portions of the bike?

I am just curious if anyone can let me know what the benefit is vs. just leaving it alone. Thanks
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:49 PM   #33626
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Hey there, I have been riding my WR for about a year now on and off the black top and I have been seeing the mods to eliminate the AIS and the airbox flapper. I am capable of doing it, but I am having a hard time finding why it is done and what the benefit is. Will doing these mods increase power or performance? If I do them will it effect any other portions of the bike?

I am just curious if anyone can let me know what the benefit is vs. just leaving it alone. Thanks
The number one thing I noticed after doing this was the throttle response, it's much more immediate. Before it felt like something was choking the bike especially when cold and at low speeds, now it's way more responsive. No difference in power that I can tell.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:16 PM   #33627
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Hey there, I have been riding my WR for about a year now on and off the black top and I have been seeing the mods to eliminate the AIS and the airbox flapper. I am capable of doing it, but I am having a hard time finding why it is done and what the benefit is. Will doing these mods increase power or performance? If I do them will it effect any other portions of the bike?

I am just curious if anyone can let me know what the benefit is vs. just leaving it alone. Thanks
To make sense of the usual engine mods on any vehicle you first have to understand what you are trying to accomplish. First you don't want to just change the exhaust or just the air intake. To get more real power you need to free up the exhaust, free up the air intake and add a programmer for FI motors or re-jet for carbed motors to mix the fuel appropriately. Just changing the intake or exhaust just changes the sound of the engine and can actually cause engine damage over time by running to lean (hot).

That's how I see it anyway.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:27 PM   #33628
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I'm still deciding on what to do about mirrors. I put fat bars on so will most likely be going with HDB handguards, so I'm considering those too. The jury is out, so to speak. Can I screw a ram ball into the OEM mirror mounts?
Yes, they have all the parts needed.

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and thanks for NOT quoting the goddam photos for the zillionth time...


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D'oh! I usually am cranky about that too but it just looked so much better...
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:55 PM   #33629
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>BTW: I did the resistor jump, worked fine, no error code.
Then I did the pre-made jumper which has a bit more electronics in it.
I "felt" that the jumper made a bit of difference... but heck... dunno.
Would be nice to perform that test on a dyno."

>> "What?"

Eh?

Unplugging the exup module will throw an error code on the computer. If you then install a resistor in between 2 pins on the exup plug (the one that remains on the bike), it won't throw an error code. Did that... and it worked, no exup... and no error code.

But there are others guys out there that say the WRR computer wants some other signals back from the exup module.
Putting a resistor in there defeats error code, but doesn't supply all the voltages back to the computer.

So, somebody figured it out and supplied logic for a module with 3 or 4 diodes etc... or you can build one or buy an exup
end plate pre-made. At any rate, I purchased a pre-made module.

I think (well, my ass does anyway) that having the module on the exup made a difference in the output of the engine.
It would be nice to dyno the engine between resistor and 'custom module' and really see what happens.
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:10 PM   #33630
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>"I am just curious if anyone can let me know what the benefit is vs. just leaving it alone. Thanks"

Airbox mods (not much change)
Air injection module removal (not much change)

However, the first 2 plus the following:

Q4 Pipe (big change)
Fuel Controller (big change)
Header (big change)
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