Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

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

  1. TerraUnFirma

    TerraUnFirma Fair/Not Balanced

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    Here you go...hope this helps...let me know if you need any other angle on it.

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  2. ba_

    ba_ Long timer

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    Thanks. That's the Scotts SUB mount with an HDB top clamp correct?
  3. TerraUnFirma

    TerraUnFirma Fair/Not Balanced

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    Correct...
  4. ba_

    ba_ Long timer

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  5. pfy50

    pfy50 Professional nOOb

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    Will these work for you? The first pic is while I was still wiring up the HDB clamp a couple months ago. Sorry the second one was shot thru the windscreen this morning and it still has some ice crystals on it.:rofl

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  6. ba_

    ba_ Long timer

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    Both work, thanks
  7. Joe Watson

    Joe Watson Long timer

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    A ride with some mates in South East Queensland, Australia.

    Make sure you comment, like and subscribe for more upcoming vids.

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  8. woofer2609

    woofer2609 Been here awhile

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    I think you mean to say "make it an R"
    You have at least three choices:
    1. I own an x and purchased a set of stock R wheels for $500 with a front brake assembly (lever, hose, calliper, etc.)
    This is a 30 minute swap over. I haven't sold the X wheels yet. The stock R rear sprocket is 1 t bigger, but the chains for both bikes are the same.
    2. just buy a 21" front wheel, maybe a warp 9 w/ the bigger x rotor included, and swap out rear tire, change or do not change gearing
    3. Buy a new wheel set from Warp 9 or get a better quality set and use those. These will include rotors and sprockets. $700-1500

    Most change gearing anyway
  9. duanew1

    duanew1 In my Pajama pants

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    Mine came with the Cycra Composite Probend guards. They don't have the aluminum bar in the back and are all plastic. I really like them, but I don't see many people using them. I probably would not know about them if I did not already have them. They seem really strong and of course won't bend easily.

    http://store.cycraracing.com/coprreshb1.html
  10. duanew1

    duanew1 In my Pajama pants

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    That looks like a tough hill. It does not look that steep in the video until the guy tries to walk the bike back down. :eek1
  11. ba_

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    awesome video
  12. GSBS

    GSBS FunHog

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    Steep as, say... Iron Gap???
  13. GSBS

    GSBS FunHog

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    The D606 front tire on my WR-R has started - as they all do - to cup on the middle-out knobs. On other tires that don't have a defined rotation direction I've flipped them around to get more life from the tire, but due to the tread pattern I haven't tried this on the D606 cuz I'm afraid it'll handle funny.

    Has anybody done this? If so, is there a noticeable difference in performance?

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  14. simmons1

    simmons1 Long timer

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    I turned my last 606 front around and ran it until it was worn out completely. I didn't have issues doing that. YMMV
  15. bigdon

    bigdon Long timer

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    Some say the 606 front runs better when mounted backwards!
    I have never tried it.
  16. duanew1

    duanew1 In my Pajama pants

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    Yea but Iron Gap was like rock steps. The video at least looked like something that would be easy to ride up on a motorcycle.
  17. GSBS

    GSBS FunHog

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    Thanks for the info... I'll be trying it!
  18. GSBS

    GSBS FunHog

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    :nod
  19. jon_l

    jon_l Long timer

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    Looky what the WRR got today:

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    Seat Concepts, carbon pattern material, for WR250R
  20. shep546

    shep546 Been here awhile

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    Best upgrade I got for my bike so far... you'll love it on those long hauls :clap