Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

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

  1. DougZ73

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

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    Bike looks pretty tight(good). :thumb
  2. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    +1 So dirty.
  3. Nice_Rumble

    Nice_Rumble Long timer

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    Budget Bashers

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  4. DougZ73

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

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    I was going to go all black( hate yellow) on my DRZ.....but then got rid of it in favor of the WRR.

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  5. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    What mirror is that?
  6. thumpididump

    thumpididump MacGyver

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  7. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    Putting them under the bars works a LOT better, but they're really only good for low speed road sections.

    I use mine whenever the day is going to be mostly tight trails and minimal highway. Hit a tree with the stock mirrors on and you're likely to break a brake/clutch perch.
  8. thumpididump

    thumpididump MacGyver

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    The best mirrors I have found are these cheap eBay knock-off of the more expensive CRG models:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-Motorcycl...Parts_Accessories&hash=item3f1b5bd253&vxp=mtr


    They're so cheap, I consider them to be disposable consumable parts, much like an oil filter. I bought 3 pairs of them and have them on both of my bikes (with a set of spares). You can mount them inside the controls, pointing down under the bars, or out at the end of the bars. They're rock solid and don't vibrate. If you bust one, then so what...you're out $5 bucks.


    I also have since picked up some Double Take mirrors. A little more spendy $$ by the time you factor in the cost of RAM mounts, but they are very good (although they do vibrate an acceptably small amount).
  9. cjbiker

    cjbiker Nobody's Robot

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  10. KansasBob

    KansasBob Been here awhile

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    :lol3
  11. lostmarbles

    lostmarbles Long timer

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    ok i just pick up a wr250r this week and it has a immixracing rear tail rack on it
    does any one know if the wolfman side racks will work with it are not :ear
  12. Gonzo_Matt

    Gonzo_Matt Random Hero

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    i have those on my KTM 450SX, just to give the impression that it is sorta road legal since I have it plated. I usually just look over my shoulder because I can never see a gadayum thing in them.
  13. MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly

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    They are useful for seeing a headlight behind you, to make sure your buddies made the turn. That's about it.
  14. Gryphon12

    Gryphon12 Long timer

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    Another hand full of reasons to go with the HDB system.
  15. yaw

    yaw lost

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  16. mtntrails

    mtntrails Life is Short...

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  17. KansasBob

    KansasBob Been here awhile

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    Originally Posted by yaw [​IMG]
    I just cleaned my spark arrestor for the second time in the last 1,000 miles or so. It was pretty dirty again. I've been riding a daily for short trips in the city and it's been pretty cold here (well, 30's and 40's). Should I chalk this up to lots of warm ups? Or is this a sign of something else going on? It's been running great, never a hickup. About 21,000 on the clock.


    Interesting........ it's been cool to cold on the days I felt like the bike was down on top end power. I need to check mine :hmmmmm
  18. GSBS

    GSBS FunHog

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    ...I've been using these for a couple of years now and have been very pleased.

    These photos from another forum are not of my bike, but show how they work:

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  19. simonpig

    simonpig droppin' jewels

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  20. DefyInertia

    DefyInertia Saratogian

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    Missed that point, thanks.