Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

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

  1. DougZ73

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

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    BHD...rough couple days for you. Good luck and heal well bud.
  2. dirthauler

    dirthauler rolling rototiller

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    yes they do, although, for the f, you will need to have the spokes made, i used http://www.buchananspokes.net/
  3. DougZ73

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

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    Stock hub and excel wheel? Custom Buchanan spokes?? If that is true, someone at Buchanan has to get their head out of their ass, cause i was thinking of making that exact combo, emailed them and they said they did not have spokes to match that. :huh
  4. dirthauler

    dirthauler rolling rototiller

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    ya it was quite an ordeal, had to buy the spoke by the size not by the application, i had central maine power sports do the doing of i for me, they got the spokes from excel first and found them just a little bit short, seems the spoke mount point on an f hub is just about 3/32" further from the hub than on out r, called buchanan and they said yep sure no problem and mailed out a set for and f, mailed em back and said no, for an r, ho, we're sorry they say, here and mailed another set.....for an f! then finaly got what was needed, and each spoke had to be cut about 5mm and threads cut onto them a little longer then they were from buchanon. anyway, short tale told long, call 207-689-2345 ask for ryan, or ben in parts, and tell them that you need to know the particulars on the spokes that they got for todd's wr250r
  5. onetravdown

    onetravdown I can't ride where?

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    I don't know about that. More like angry and extremely desperate. :D
  6. dirthauler

    dirthauler rolling rototiller

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  7. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    They have never been listed in the off road segment but in the Dual Purpose section. You would notice that there are no WR450f or 250f in that release either.
  8. thornstein

    thornstein Adventurer wannabe

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    Is anyone aware of a front fender brace/support to stiffen up the fender? My fender bag only has one tube in it and it shakes like crazy when hitting the rough stuff. Thanks.
  9. jimrobinette

    jimrobinette Been here awhile

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    Same.... :(:
  10. craigq

    craigq Adventurer

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  11. mbabc

    mbabc Curmudgeon trainee

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    Dry fit my new rear 49t sprocket. That's a big ring! Do I need to ditch the upper chain guard? Looks like it'll rub.
  12. Saltydog86

    Saltydog86 village idiot

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    I'm running a 48t and its got plenty of clearance.
  13. bhd1223

    bhd1223 Been here awhile

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    I've been thinking the same thing. Maybe it's a good time to sit back and :beer
  14. arkridergc

    arkridergc Been here awhile

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    Man if you were here 2 weeks ago, you must've choked on dust and fried your brain inside your helmet. I spread 10 loads of dirt in the yard that weekend and it was 104 degrees out. Rain washed a couple of loads away today!:beccaWhere did you ride?
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  15. greer

    greer Long timer

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    Should fit, mine does. If not you could snip or heat/bend just a bit.

    Sarah


  16. Krabill

    Krabill Long timer

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    Yeah, it was hot, but better to be sweating in my helmet that sweating over a bunch of loads of dirt :lol3

    We rode Mill Creek on Saturday, then around the White Rock area on Sunday.
  17. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Navigate 2 Adventure

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    Another perspective on the drop-off next to the rock juting out in the trail......call me a sissy, I don't care, I'm walking around it :lol3 :1drink

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  18. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Navigate 2 Adventure

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    Sounds like you went through a lot of hassle.......I'll look into Woodies/Wheeling.......may even just buy a stock rim for ~$150 and relace.........thanks for the feedback!
  19. bhd1223

    bhd1223 Been here awhile

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    With the damage to my WR I need to replace the stock bars. I'm looking for a bend that is a little bit taller with a little bit less sweep. With my rough measurements on the stockers it appears the Pro Taper Henry/Reed bend provides this. Can those of you with this bend confirm?

    I'm also debating on sticking with 7/8 or going to a big bar. Are there any pros/cons of the choice other than the obvious bigger is stronger and new bar/hand guard mounts needed?

    Regarding the ends of big bars, I know they taper off the 7/8 for the controls. Do standard hand guard inserts still fit or are mods needed?

    Thanks.
  20. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Navigate 2 Adventure

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