Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Sock Monkey, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    Giantloop Mojavi works for me.
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    I also have a Fandango tank bag that is surprisingly smaller on the bike than I thought it would be. I never take the Mojavi off though. It has my trail stand, pump, tools and I sometimes carry my heated liner and heated gloves in it as well as tire irons and a cliff bar or two. It is nice to always have your emergency stuff with you :nod.
  2. YamRZ350

    YamRZ350 Been here awhile

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    Does anyone have a stock shock spring (if you've up-graded to aftermarket) or a higher rate than stock spring (if you've up-graded and didn't like it) that you want to sell?

    I need a heavier rate spring for a 450F project, and was hoping a 250 R/X spring might be collecting dust on a shelf in someones shed.
  3. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    No night pics but the HIDs in mine are the very best lights I have had on a motorcycle ever. I really enjoyed the lights on my strom, but these are much better.
  4. OKDQ

    OKDQ Been here awhile

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    +1 on the GL Mojavi. It is perfect for the back of the WRR on day trips - rides low and tight and it stays put. I also have the Wolfman Enduro saddle bags and the Wolfman peak tail bag, but I only use the saddle bags on longer trips now. Never see a need for the peak tail bag anymore (I don't want to sell it tho), and the with MoJavi I can still swing my leg over the bike...most of the time:D.
  5. AKASY

    AKASY Noob

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  6. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    Here are the requested vids and pics of how to adjust the rear shock on the Yami WRR/X.

    Disclaimer....I am just a guy who rides bikes. I am not an expert of any kind or a mechanic. I am not a professional anything related to motorcycles or riding. Take this all with that in mind..I am just a guy who rides bikes. Anything you do to your bike, you are responsible for. I am just showing how I do stuff on my bike.

    First pics are the pages in the manual. They are a little confusing, since the blurbs before the adjustment instructions and the word in parentheses, next to settings are contradictory. At least the way I am looking at it.

    Rebound damping force adjustment:

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    Compression damping force adjustment:

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    Rebound damping knob( bottom of shock):
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    Compression damping screw( top of gas cyclinder):
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    First vid..setting of rebound damping:

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    Second vid...getting to middle of rebound damping:

    <iframe width="425" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Qsvztq2wz2E" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Third vid....compression damping setting:

    (( disclaimer..I messed up what I was saying in this one at the start) Turning to max counterclockwise gives you the least compression damping..turning out out, or counterclockwise, gives you the max compression damping..12 clicks per manual))

    <iframe width="425" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/BDnUy0jMmG4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Fourth vid..seeing results..or not seeing with WRR shock:

    <iframe width="425" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/YexpeHFfJJE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  7. bash3r

    bash3r I ain't no DingWeed

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    Do you mount yours above the headlight? That faring is flimsy so any issues with mounting it.. i thought about snagging a bag for that area just to put extra nick-nacks in..
  8. bash3r

    bash3r I ain't no DingWeed

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    :clap :deal
  9. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    The other three vids are currently uploading. I had a hell of a time getting them to upload. I guess my windows/computer is a little older, since I had to go an older uploaded to get it to start working. LOL

    Hope it helps anyone out.
  10. AKASY

    AKASY Noob

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    Yep above the headlight--I keep it light but so far no issues--I snug it down real good and check it every so often but it has held up to some good rough riding.
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  11. mcwbyu82

    mcwbyu82 WRR'er

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    Wife and son are out of town so I finally had some time to get to a couple of mods I have been meaning to.
    First one is nothing too exciting but long overdue. Went from stock gearing and chain to a 47 in the back and Primary Drive O-Ring 110 link. Have only taken a couple laps around the block but man I dont know why I have put this off so long. The PO gave me the 47 when I bought the bike .

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    Second mod also isnt that big a deal but I am way stoked about it. Had this idea from the first time I saw the HDB top clamps.

    <iframe width="640" height="510" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/z6QoJ8J8arA?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    I commute everyday so this is gonna make leaving and ariving so nice. No more fumbling for the remote in a pocket/bag or stopping and using the keypad.
  12. bash3r

    bash3r I ain't no DingWeed

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    Thanks for the photo! Looks good!
  13. scottmac

    scottmac Long timer

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    I've had the dirtbagz number plate bag on my WRR for close to three years now.Bottom straps
    around the fork tubes, top straps around my HDB hand guard bars. It holds all my tools, tire irons
    patch kit and electric air pump. It stays put, is out of the way and easy to get your stuff in and out
    of.
  14. Machtig

    Machtig Been here awhile

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    This thing is a BEAST, ie a big son of a gun, ie huge. It dwarfs the 130/90-18 Dunlop 606 sitting next to it. I do think it will fit and it doesn't feel all that heavy, but I will weigh it and report back. I think I'm gonna go ahead and mount it up tonight. Stay tuned :D

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  15. QuietEagle

    QuietEagle Gettin' it together

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    As far as I know, the pegs are identical. The only difference is the style of cleats, i.e. 5 is a threaded stud with an allen key hole and the 6 are spikes. It sounds as though you will get both with this deal and then you can decide. I really like the Fastways as the pegs are very comfortable. The 6 cleats will be very aggresive. YMMV.

    :thumb
  16. AKASY

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    Other than the "pouch" that fits over the number plate being a bit uhh snug--it fits well. Price is right:D
  17. bhd1223

    bhd1223 Been here awhile

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    Well I went for a longer ride with the new gearing and I can say I'm happy with it. I'm still waiting on my new GPS to get in so I can set the speedo correctly but I took a rough guess and it seems to match up well to another vehicle for now.

    I did notice some new noises though as I took the ride without earplugs to listen for stuff. First is a buzz like sound when accelerating or holding steady throttle. I noticed it is muffled when my foot is close to the side of the bike at the front sprocket area. When moving the foot away the noise get's louder. I believe this is due to the sandman case saver/sprocket guard which is open vs. the closed stock piece.

    Next is a sort of rattling sound but in a knockish tone. I believe this is from the skidplate. This is the first time I've ridden the bike without earplugs and I was surprised how loud it was since I never noticed it much before. Is that the likely culprit? Has anyone found a good way to remove these vibratory rattling knock like sounds using insulation like Plasti-Dip? I know HF did this but I have never heard a result on if it actually deadened the noises.
  18. bhd1223

    bhd1223 Been here awhile

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    Yes, I know the pegs are the same setup just with different cleats. They are sending me the F5 cleats for what sound like free with the full F6 setup. I'm not too upset about that since I was curious on how the F6 cleats would feel. I was just wondering if anyone has tried out both cleats and how they felt. The F6 spikes look a bit intense for everyday use. I'm sure boots stick to them nicely though. I know the F5 studs have received good reviews on grip and comfort so I'll probably stick to those.
  19. malibu_dan

    malibu_dan Adventuring Mystic

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    I have the F5s. To me it looks like the 6s would chew up a rubber soled boot pretty quick.
  20. Machtig

    Machtig Been here awhile

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    Got this bad boy mounted. Looks real good if you ask me. It is a heavy son of a gun at 15.9 lbs and the tube is another 4 lbs 15oz. :eek1 But the 14/50 gearing should pull it just fine.
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