Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

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

  1. coresports

    coresports coresports

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    i was actually surprised i stayed as close as i did....i think if we kept going i would get farther behind but then again, i am not a scientist :D

    i have 2 more side-by-side runs from the same day i will get uploaded before turkey day - dam work gets in the way, haha

    dougz73 - we are approx the same weight, fwiw
  2. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Deal! But since when did YOU let a little rain slow you down? :D Hoping to get out sometime over the Turkey Day break. Will post up in the usual PNWet areas, or PM me. Know any good "drag" spots?
  3. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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  4. PatrickInVA

    PatrickInVA Been here awhile

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    What tail bag is that?
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  6. Sharan

    Sharan Adventurer

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    Are these tires Mitas E07 by any chance? If yes, do you like them?

    Thanks.
  7. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    I thought our drag race last spring was pretty telling- you were faster, but the difference wasn't $1500+ worth in my opinion.

    I did think your mods made the throttle response better and made the bike more aggressive on the bottom end, but again, not good enough to drop the cash.

    I think a fuel programmer alone would probably be the best bang for the buck mod.
  8. O-Man

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    <a href="http://s1322.beta.photobucket.com/user/rsduc/library/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u576/rsduc/WR250R.jpg" border="0" alt="WRR on the Applegate River"/></a>


    WRR on the Applegate River in Oregon.
  9. jon_l

    jon_l Long timer

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    O-Man - Re: WRR on the Applegate River in Oregon:

    Nice pic!

    Looks like you get to replace those Trailwings soon.
  10. AZ TOM

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    Good looking seat. What brand??
  11. coresports

    coresports coresports

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    back from the trails and onto the pavement.....versatile 'little' bike i never get tired of riding!

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  12. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Blue bike has Mefo Exploreres
    Black bike has Dunlop D606s, now switched to MT21s, which I like much better...

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  13. leftystrat62

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    Has anyone done a fork oil change,I've got go-race suspension that's in need of a change. I'm also interested in checking the head bearing-want to make sure it's properly lubed. Kind of chicken to delve into it-never done either before,but would like to do it myself if I can get a little help from the inmates:freaky
  14. O-Man

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    The seat is a Seat Concepts cover. Better than stock but still not a long distance touring seat. Good for the price, I think it was $160.:D
  15. sieg

    sieg Long timer

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    Both procedures are simple and straight forward even a caveman could do it. :rofl
    Go for it.

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  16. Joe Watson

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    Youtube is your friend. Both very easy tasks, just take it slow, note where everything is and where cables etc run and I find many beers help my work in the shed too.
  17. AZ TOM

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    Thanks OMan
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    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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  19. sweetwater

    sweetwater Been here awhile

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    I like Mr. Watson's work advice: more beer equals better wrenching results! Every time I take on a new task, I slow way down, follow the guides, and ponder dilemmas with a cold one :D
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    HERE HERE!! CHEERS!!! :freaky :1drink :1drink