Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

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

  1. Daamud

    Daamud Life is like a box of Old Milwaukee

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    I had an X and put just a ''21 front on for a few hundred miles. Worked just fine in my book. Only bought the ''18 rear for the sake of having two complete sets.

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  2. viper770

    viper770 Been here awhile

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    just installed the full Graves Exhaust
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  3. KansasBob

    KansasBob Been here awhile

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    You can eye ball it and get pretty close, but the acid test is to get on a level flat road and take your hands off the handlebars. (assuming no wind) If your bike drifts one way or the other adjust your rear axle accordingly.
    I do it standing on the seat. Makes it more interesting! :rayof
  4. henrymartin

    henrymartin Mr. Tourguide

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    Guys, still looking for the torque specs (if someone has them) for the rear suspension linkage.

    Thanks
  5. Longboardr

    Longboardr Been here awhile

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  6. Mr.Black999

    Mr.Black999 Been here awhile

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    The swing arm axle nut is 62 ft lb and the bolt for where the linkage attaches to the swing arm is 51 ft lb, this is per the service manual. If you need any other ones I'll see what I can find.
  7. Outwardbound

    Outwardbound Been here awhile

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    Thanks! That's what I suspected.


  8. henrymartin

    henrymartin Mr. Tourguide

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    Thanks!

    and Thanks!

    I'm taking the linkage apart completely (some slight rust on the bushings).
  9. duanew1

    duanew1 In my Pajama pants

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  10. ggemelos

    ggemelos Been here awhile

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    Thanks, seems easy enough.
  11. 30Bones

    30Bones Long timer

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    Those grip over heaters work better than any under grip element heater I have ever had. BMW factory /grips/heaters still are the tops I have experience with. Now if I were buying all new grips and heaters I would get hot grips or comparable.
  12. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Navigate 2 Adventure

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  13. Sewerat

    Sewerat Cert. bike whore

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    Looks a lot better then the stuff I'm riding in right now. [​IMG]
  14. True North

    True North Adventurer

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    Not sure how this would work on a bike but on the snowmobile if we want warmer hand warmers we put expanding foam inside the bars. This might hold the heat on the clutch side a little better.
  15. UtahFox

    UtahFox Been here awhile

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    I'm wondering, how difficult is it to replace the header? Is it simply unbolt and replace?
  16. BlueLghtning

    BlueLghtning Riding is my passion

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    On the WRR, yes.
  17. UtahFox

    UtahFox Been here awhile

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    Nice, thanks.
  18. 1Down-5Up

    1Down-5Up Been here awhile

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    I would love to hear that thing. It would be nice to have a quiet aftermarket exhaust though. Not exactly cheap at almost a grand!
  19. CNDRAT

    CNDRAT Adventurer

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    Very cool,nice pic :vardy
  20. indypup

    indypup ╭∩╮( º.º )╭∩╮

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    I have a question for the brain trust...

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    I broke this tab off my rear caliper assembly after installing the zeta rear disk guard. :cry (It broke after taking a hit to the guard)

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    I know they don't sell just that part but the whole assembly. My question is....do any of you know of another rear brake disk guard that I can use that doesn't use this tab to mount it?

    TIA!