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Old 03-21-2013, 09:30 PM   #34006
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Hey,
I need a little help guys! So today i walked into my local Yamaha dealer here in Toronto to check out the WR250R in person. The bike itself looks amazing, only problem is i was not able to sit the bike upright. The rear shock was really hard and didn't have much sag to it at all.

little about me, I'm 5'8 and 200lbs. is the bike to big for me?
It's full adjustable, turn the dampening anti-clockwise a couple of clicks and loosen the spring
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Old 03-21-2013, 10:37 PM   #34007
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It saddens me to know that you have been thinking about my post for a month.

But, I respect your response.

In the spirit of your post I even went ahead and washed my bike inside and out, so as to begin some preventative maintenance tasks:

Good to know you can run these bikes like you do and they keep working. Makes me feel better about not worrying about the high-mileage replacement stuff. I actually don't mind working on the bike and like to give it a quick powerwash after muddy rides. For me, it's easy to do and I like being able to see what parts are missing, need replacing etc. Gives me something to do in the evenings. I'm just about over that "aw I scratched it phase", and more into the "watch this shit" phase. It's much more funner now.
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:41 AM   #34008
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no its directed at the guy kansasbob was talking about that put on only 800 miles on a wr in two years
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Old 03-22-2013, 03:35 AM   #34009
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Ok everyone - HELP!

I have two black hex screws that I have no idea where they came from. Any ideas?



Are they the bolts that hold the hand strap on?
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Old 03-22-2013, 05:09 AM   #34010
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are they the bolts that hold the hand strap on?
x2. ?
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Old 03-22-2013, 05:27 AM   #34011
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It saddens me to know that you have been thinking about my post for a month.

But, I respect your response.

In the spirit of your post I even went ahead and washed my bike inside and out, so as to begin some preventative maintenance tasks:

Thank you for posting this - it made me laugh out loud and the way my month has been going, it has been very difficult to even smile!
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:40 AM   #34012
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x2. ?
what is the hand strap? Pics?
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:26 AM   #34013
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I can understand the screw coming off the motorcycle but I've never heard of M&M's as parts that needed to be reattached - best to consult the shop guide.
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:33 AM   #34014
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Has anyone heard what's going on with the Safari tank for our WR? Haven't been able to find one for over a year now.
I ordered one two weeks ago, received it last week, and installed it on my bike last weekend.


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Old 03-22-2013, 07:35 AM   #34015
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what is the hand strap? Pics?
The strap over the back of the seat.
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:57 AM   #34016
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Look like the bolts that hold the rear fender to the subframe, but then again, bolts all look pretty much the same.
Yep that's it! Front part of rear fender from the top down, under the seat. Some say they are the seat bolts, and they would actualy fit there, but the seat bolts should have large washers and 8mm heads and be silver.
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:44 AM   #34017
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Well another slide done.
I'm starting a collection.
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:57 AM   #34018
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Well another slide done.
I'm starting a collection.
How much mileage have you been getting?
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:03 AM   #34019
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Hey guys,

Just got my FMF pipe in the mail, I started removing my old pipe until I got to the exup part...


what do I do here so I don't throw a code? I don't want to spend $50 on some module.

Thanks.
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:56 AM   #34020
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Well another slide done.
I'm starting a collection.
Methinks you're running your chain too loose.
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