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Old 06-16-2013, 12:49 PM   #36136
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sorry to hear that. from what i understand, the stock OEM clutch is plenty worthy for this bike/engine...if mine goes, i will just replace it with whats in there, i can't recall many/any issues on here about the clutch. YMMV
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You shouldn't need a new basket. Metal and fiber plates plus springs if they got too hot.
Basket should be fine unless it got notched or horribly overheated.
Thanks guys. I'm sure it was my fault. Basket should be fine as you've noted...
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Old 06-16-2013, 02:57 PM   #36137
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emissions VA

Can someone tell me if the AIS removal effects the emissions test in Va?
And the FMF header and silencer?
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Old 06-16-2013, 05:45 PM   #36138
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My bike is going to spend the next four months outside. Can someone recommend a cover?
I bought one of these, size medium and it has worked great.

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...T.ac=SLIsearch
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Old 06-16-2013, 05:57 PM   #36139
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draley this is for you this is what i got out of my wr250r after doing mods thats the actual speed i dont go off me speedo i use the gps
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Old 06-16-2013, 06:52 PM   #36140
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congrats..nice bike...a wise choice made you have on the bike & river crossing by yourself

QUOTE=draley;21652698]I took my virgin 08WRR on a 68 mile forest loop today.

Here is a pic of the entry point at the bottom of Shoe Creek. I was tempted, but I was alone, so I didn't cross. Doesn't look very threatening though, does it?



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Where ?
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Old 06-16-2013, 07:07 PM   #36141
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Where ?[/QUOTE]

You would have been fine to cross that
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:03 PM   #36142
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Here is a recent tech article in PDF on the subject from the IBA magazine.
Hopefully the link works.
http://www.ironbutt.com/ibmagazine/IBMag12-p64-67.pdf
Thanks for the link GAS GUY! It was extremely well written and clear. I have an 08 w/ 2000 miles on it and already pretty deep grooves in the slider. I followed their instructions and the chain seems really tight after adjusting to their specs, as a guy who usually runs it pretty slack this seems sorta odd, but only time will tell. I ran the suspension through it's travel and adjusted at the tightest point.
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:30 AM   #36143
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Can someone tell me if the AIS removal effects the emissions test in Va?
And the FMF header and silencer?
Emission testing in Virginia? Wait that doesn't apply to where I live.

Looks like it is only required for the following cities/counties: Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas or Manassas Park.

http://www.dmv.state.va.us/vehicles/#emissions.asp

More information here...
http://www.deq.state.va.us/Programs/...kVirginia.aspx
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:17 AM   #36144
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Emission testing in Virginia? Wait that doesn't apply to where I live.

Looks like it is only required for the following cities/counties: Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas or Manassas Park.

http://www.dmv.state.va.us/vehicles/#emissions.asp

More information here...
http://www.deq.state.va.us/Programs/...kVirginia.aspx
Guy looking to buy my bike asked and I have no idea
He lives near Dulles and its required.
maybe someone lives in that area can advise...
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:24 AM   #36145
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Being Father's Day weekend, I finally got out to ride both days this weekend. It was great. The one thing that stuck out to me was how happy I am, that I shelled out the money. for the rear shock rebuild. I was blasting through the sandy and tight south NJ whoops, and had no issues doing it.
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:27 AM   #36146
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Thanks for the link GAS GUY! It was extremely well written and clear. I have an 08 w/ 2000 miles on it and already pretty deep grooves in the slider. I followed their instructions and the chain seems really tight after adjusting to their specs, as a guy who usually runs it pretty slack this seems sorta odd, but only time will tell. I ran the suspension through it's travel and adjusted at the tightest point.
I go for only 1/4 inch at the tightest point. Since I don't want to pull the linkage bolt for every adjustment, I made a gauge from 1 X 1 lumber. The gauge is made to fit tight at full swing arm extension, and it correlates to 1/4 inch at the tightest. Any change in rear sprocket size, or change at the threaded shock clevis will warrant making a new tool. I have 2400 miles of off road abuse and minimal marks on the original slider.

I'm sure the 1/2 inch would yield similar results, but changes in adjustment would need to be addressed promptly.
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:49 AM   #36147
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Hi, I bought 2011 Wr250r earlier this spring. Previous owner had modded gearing (sprockets). The odometer reading and actual mileage are different. This is going to problem when I am doing Route(roll) Sheet events. Any suggestion? Thanks
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:55 AM   #36148
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Hi, I bought 2011 Wr250r earlier this spring. Previous owner had modded gearing (sprockets). The odometer reading and actual mileage are different. This is going to problem when I am doing Route(roll) Sheet events. Any suggestion? Thanks
There's a "distance compensation" mode for following roll charts described in the manual. Or, you could get a Speedo DRD from 12 O'clock labs.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:04 AM   #36149
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There's a "distance compensation" mode for following roll charts described in the manual. Or, you could get a Speedo DRD from 12 O'clock labs.
I couldn't get "distance compensation" mode to work worth a damn. I use my GPS odo.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:43 AM   #36150
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I have a few brand new WR250R extras for sale in the flea market:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...php?p=21664405
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