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Old 02-14-2014, 11:28 PM   #40306
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get that dirty farkin thing off that stand and hook the boat chain back up ..........dirty old Holden 6
Wrong ... and almost offended
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Old 02-15-2014, 12:32 AM   #40307
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Wrong ... and almost offended
now IF it was a HEMI 6 you would have been a near god amongst men
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Old 02-15-2014, 04:12 AM   #40308
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now IF it was a HEMI 6 you would have been a near god amongst men
... a clue?

Almost a 'square' engine, similar size bore to WR250R.

Quite a few of them left in Tassie.

(sorry for the drift here)
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Old 02-15-2014, 04:19 AM   #40309
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Thor got his nut off... No clue where so you may want to do it over and you might recall as you go.. Pretty generic nut
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Old 02-15-2014, 06:46 AM   #40310
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Could be an extra nut dropped in/on the bike previously and not found, but dropped to the floor when disassembling....
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Old 02-15-2014, 07:13 AM   #40311
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Looks like one of the swing arm linkage nuts.
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Old 02-15-2014, 07:15 AM   #40312
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looks like one of the swing arm linkage nuts.
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Old 02-15-2014, 07:19 AM   #40313
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I pulled my WR in the house the other day to grease the swingarm bushings and replace the plastics. After several days and cleaning up I found this on the floor.



I removed the EXUP and the AIS... I just can't seem to remember where on earth this nut came from. Usually when I take something apart I put all the fasteners back where they came from so I don't have to look for them later. This nut is a mystery!
A 17mm hex, self locking nut, would fit the lower shock bolt. And from my search that is the only place on that bike that such a nut is used. The top shock nut is not self locking and the other suspension and swingarm self locking nuts have a 19mm hex.
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Old 02-15-2014, 08:30 AM   #40314
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Put on reading glasses. Now see 17 on wrench. Nice pull dudes
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Old 02-15-2014, 01:57 PM   #40315
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Unfortunately all those bolts have nuts on them...



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Old 02-15-2014, 02:13 PM   #40316
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Unfortunately all those bolts have nuts on them...



looks good, what size tire do you have up front?
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Old 02-15-2014, 03:29 PM   #40317
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looks good, what size tire do you have up front?
90/90-21?

I don't remember. Whatever the stock size is in D606's.
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Old 02-15-2014, 03:53 PM   #40318
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First ride

Well, I just ran my first tank of gas thru my wr250r. What a blast!

It was a new leftover 2013, and it's just been sitting in my garage for weeks due to weather and my work schedule.

Now I'm in the garage adjusting ergos and tightening the bolt that attaches the front brake line to the fluid res. It came loose and I lost my front brake momentarily. Luckily I was in a parking lot moving slowly.

I've learnt a ton from this forum, and will be hanging around. I'm a relative newb, but would like to hook up with folks for rides this Spring.
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Old 02-15-2014, 04:15 PM   #40319
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Unfortunately all those bolts have nuts on them...

Looks like your covered there. Maybe check up under the top triple tree to ensure that both the nuts that hold on the lower handlebar clamps are still on as it is the same size and style.
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Old 02-16-2014, 05:51 AM   #40320
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Been researching rear racks for the WR and like the Cyclerack. I had one on a TW200 and liked how well you could load it. My wife also liked it due to the fact she had hand holds while riding as passenger. It looks like it tucks out of the way on the sides (where it mounts). Any pros or cons? I have to admit it looked better on the TW than the WR.
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