The Yamaha TW200 Thread...

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by neepuk, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. Spud Rider

    Spud Rider Long timer

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    Yes, the Ken Sean/Bikemaster folding mirrors provide an excellent view to the rear. :D Also, I have noticed very little vibration from these mirrors. :deal

    Spud :beer
  2. Solomoriah

    Solomoriah likes the back roads

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    Just noticed that Dennis Kirk has the Ken Sean mirrors for $13.46; Motorcycle Superstore lists the Bikemasters for $17.99. I'm thinking about those mirrors, as I hate the vibration in the stock units.

    As far as the whole seeing-past-my-elbows thing goes, I got mirror extensions from someone on eBay that solved that for me. Quite possibly, if I get the Ken Sean mirrors, I'll keep the extensions as well, unless it makes my bike look like it has big ears.

    EDIT: Shipping to me is $7.99 on Dennis Kirk, $6.99 on Motorcycle Superstore. So the overall deal is better on Dennis Kirk's site.
  3. DingDangKid

    DingDangKid El Lechero

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    I had the ken Sean mirrors on my lc4 and they were very practical for switching back on/off road. I can't really comment on how bad the vibes were because no mirror was rattle free on the 625cc paint shaker


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  4. wayno

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    Ordered oil drain plug yesterday because bike had set for 8 years when I bought. Went out and put 6 point socket on break over bar and it came loose no prob.:lol3 guess I have one in case I have prob later.
  5. FootDoc

    FootDoc Gas it

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    If I had an extra drain plug Id consider doing this:

    http://tw200forum.com/forums/99653/ShowPost.aspx
  6. wayno

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  7. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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    You can orderthe seat pad to your nearest WM and prob dont have to take if you don't like. just a thought.
  8. Goofy Footer

    Goofy Footer Been here awhile

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  9. frog13

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    Thanks spud!......I presume one will have to order an adapter for the right side?.....or do the mirrors come properly threaded if ordered correctly.....hence Yamaha?. TIA
  10. Spud Rider

    Spud Rider Long timer

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  11. Lizrdbrth

    Lizrdbrth Wackjob

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    .....but not with my LSR bike.

    Got a call last night from that maniac, Kwizard.

    He pulled it off! Showed up out of the blue from Texas.

    The bike needs a few details attended to in order to pass Tech, but we'll be out there if anyone wants to get greasy.
  12. ebbanflood

    ebbanflood Riff Raff

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    I recently picked up this 1999 TW, I am having a great time with it.It is a lot of fun in the sand. I have one question. It is geared like a John Deere Gator, is this normal or do I have a larger than stock sprocket. I did not count the teeth but I will do that.
  13. Lizrdbrth

    Lizrdbrth Wackjob

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    Stock gearing is 14/50 on U.S. models.

    First is very low and a lot of people who use them primarily on the street regear them. I suggest you rack up a boatload of miles under all conditions before making any decision to go taller.

    Takes some getting used to at first, but these things can handle a zillion rpm all day, every day. It's normal for them to sound like they're ready to hand grenade.

    Not much power there, and if you want an all-rounder you can't go wrong with the stock combo.
  14. HomemadeBob

    HomemadeBob Adventurer

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    Hey all,

    I'm getting ready to load my T-dub onto the rear hitch carrier of my motorhome and head up to my buddy's ranch in Mendocino County. Anybody familiar with the area have any suggestions for some not-too-advanced trail riding in the area? Hoping my Clarke tank arrives before I leave. Homemade Bob
  15. wingnut racer

    wingnut racer Been here awhile

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    any condition and priced within reason.
    Thanx, Van
  16. zontar

    zontar lawnhater

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    wifey wants a top box on her TW200. any recommendations for boxes? did you mount it directly to the "fender" or use a rack? any suggestions are greatly appreciated!
  17. Uwdlk2no

    Uwdlk2no Adventurer

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    I have a cycleracks rear rack that I mounted a model im2600 pelican case on it using 4 ubolts. It works excellent. A ton of room and it fits perfect.

    Lance
  18. Keithert

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  19. Paebr332

    Paebr332 Good news everyone!

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    On Saturday I replaced the sprockets and chain on my '91 TW. All went well and she is running like a champ again. The countershaft sprocket was way past its' sell by date. :shog
  20. Spud Rider

    Spud Rider Long timer

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    I concur. I really like my J.C. Whitney Travel Trunk. :nod

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    I installed the metal mounting plate for this travel trunk onto my luggage rack. :deal

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    Spud :beer