Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

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

  1. Llamaha

    Llamaha Been here awhile

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    I don't know, the conversion is pretty easy though?
  2. pfy50

    pfy50 Professional nOOb

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    Llamaha;

    Some others like Highfive have done dyno-testing
    http://www.wrrdualsport.com/tech-guide/dynotesting, but comparison is pretty much mute unless the pipes were compared on the same bike with the same Dynamometer in similar conditions and modifications; correct?
  3. pfy50

    pfy50 Professional nOOb

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    Dave/Sequent;

    Congratulations on your class win!

    What tires did you run and what pressure in lbs/sq in. I'm having similar problems with sand. Would you have changed to a different tire make if you knew ahead of time?
  4. byron555

    byron555 Lame Duck Adventurer

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    mine was pretty much the same in deep sand, until I changed the gearing, much easier now. And by all accounts by those I ride with, I am the best by a significant margin in the sand. I am not saying that I am a great rider, just that of the guys I ride, sand is where I leave them in the dust... Single track not so much
  5. firstlog

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    Anyone have an stock handlebars that they want to sell? Send me a pm.
  6. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer

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    sequent what suspension mods did you have?
  7. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Congrats, that rallye is a bear!
    What mods? Athena?
  8. StG

    StG Been here awhile

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    Hi all,

    I just tried riding a 2008 wr250r and was surprised I could just barely get the toes of both my feet down. I'm 5'8" with 30" inseam & was wondering if this sounds about right. The 2nd owner thought the bike was at stock height, but couldn't say for sure. Just eyeballing it, it appeared a little shorter than the bike I saw at the dealer.
  9. ArmyJoe

    ArmyJoe Long timer

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    Sounds about right. Check out my post from last year:

    http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17082710&postcount=25099
  10. sturgeon

    sturgeon Been here awhile

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    +1, sounds about right to me too.
  11. StG

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  12. jon_l

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    I have a 30" inseam, and after doing the factory lowering (threaded out the shock clevis, raised fork tubes 3/4"), I get the balls of my feet down, and if I slide forward to the lowest part of the seat, flat-foot. I also weigh 225 lbs, which compresses the suspension more than a lighter person would.
  13. Crawdaddy

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  14. Just Bob

    Just Bob Been There Done That

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    Bump for the baddest-ass bike on the internerds.

  15. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Anyone know if the Athena 290 head gasket is the same dimensions as the OEM gasket?
  16. Sewerat

    Sewerat Cert. bike whore

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    Just noticed that I lost my right side cover sometime in the last week. :( and it was the one with my DrCool sticker on it. Now I need to figure out if I want a new colour or stay with stock blue and white.
  17. NL-Patrick

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    Don't know what the shipping costs will be ?! It could use a little paint because there is some rust on the rack.

    Gr Patrick
  18. thumpididump

    thumpididump MacGyver

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    I don't know, but I'm sure the shipping costs from Europe to Canada would be rather costly, especially for a bulky package.


  19. jon_l

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    I think Dave would appreciate the irony of it being lost somewhere on the road.
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