Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

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

  1. Crawdaddy

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    Bonnie Abbzug Property of Hayduke

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    The Safari tank comes with a secondary fuel pump built into the tank. You will need to run a T into your vacuum line to the airbox door to activate it. Tank comes with all the parts.
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    Couple pics of Moab, Kane Creek Trail. About 42 miles round trip from town, over 6 hours & not reccomended for riders over 70!
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  8. dhawker

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    I have mine mounted like a set of panniers with a 2 gallon fuel container on one side and the tool kit mounted on the other. I use the L-Shaped brackets bolted to my rear rack (on a Husky TE610) with the locking hardware. Only issue I find with the tool kit is it is not water proof so it fills up with water and rusts any tools you may have in there. I drilled a hole in the bottom to let water drain out instead of getting trapped in there. It would be nice if they made a water proof version (and a smaller 1 gallon size).

    Dalan
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    Those guys are right around the corner from me and I STILL haven't made time to go take a look/ride at this setup.
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    Take a camera. :deal
  11. lvdukerider

    lvdukerider Las Vegas Nevada

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    That looks totaly useless and unrideable. I WANT ONE.:clap
  12. bash3r

    bash3r I ain't no DingWeed

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  13. BigFeet

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    +1 !

    Seems odd that they can run boost on an engine with such a high compression ratio, but they have supposedly really beat on the thing for quite awhile and it's staying together running pump gas premium. Not pinging itself into oblivion. Not wasting the transmission.

    I wonder what the kit costs?? Some people say they "think" it is about $2,000. Anyone know?

    Guess I'd have to come up with a right side crash bar to protect it offroad... :lol3

    Back to seriously, I wonder how clutch dust in the oil affects the typical turbocharger center "floater" bearing? Increased OCI's due to this? Inline filter?



    BigFeet


    p.s.: I'd say the turbo experience (octane requirement) fairly well proves a point HighFive made that in stock config naturally aspirated, the bikes probably won't be hurt with occasional regular unleaded.

    -feets
  14. arkridergc

    arkridergc Been here awhile

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  15. OjoRojo

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    Does anyone out there transport their R² in the back of their pickup? Specifically I'd like to know if the R² fits within the bed with the gate up WITHOUT having to cock the bike sideways. Or put another way, will TWO R²'s fit within your pickup bed? Please tell me what truck you have.
    (I'm planning on getting a new pickup when I go back to the USA but I will not have a lot of time to do 'on the ground' research, hence the question)
    BTW. GREAT THREAD here. Thanks to all for such useful info.
  16. Krabill

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    That would completely depend on the truck, now wouldn't it?

    8' bed = straight in tailgate up.

    6' bed = straight in tailgate down, or cocked at an angle with the tailgate up.
  17. debaisley

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    i fit the WR in the back of my caravan , I just take the front wheel off and put a litte wagon wheel on there.
  18. RichardU

    RichardU Let's Ride

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    Practical, but it sounds (and probably looks) so wrong.
  19. Krabill

    Krabill Long timer

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    We're gonna need pitchers of your WRR with a wagon wheel on it :deal





    :lol3
  20. debaisley

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    yeah it looks totally ridiculous, never did take a picture , but next time i load it up that way ill have to take one.