Yamaha WR250R Threadfest

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by gjcarving, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. OU812

    OU812 Legend in my own Mind! Supporter

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  2. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    THEN will it be ready to race????
  3. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto Long timer Supporter

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    The work van has a horrible traction control system. Any wheel spin results in the throttle cutting out. It can not be disabled. My previous van had no traction control, it was great in the snow, with snow tires. My rwd Ranger was a blast in the snow. It went really well.
    As far as the trails, you’ll have to stop oot someday. Maybe this year Rick will get to go to some of the more difficult riding areas around here. If he has worked on being able to get on the pegs of the bike, right from the start.
  4. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto Long timer Supporter

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    I used to go oot and find all the steepest roads to try and climb during snowstorms. There were some real interesting slides back down the hills in reverse. The steepest street in the world is not far from my house.
  5. andrewgore

    andrewgore Gôremā

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    No. It'll never be ready to race.

    My ranger sucked in the wet\snow until I added a rear traklock locker. Any slip, and it locked the rear diff out 100%. So nice.....also very noisy. :lol3

    Wait.....people sit down when trying hills? Does that even work? :scratch:scratch
  6. Plebeian

    Plebeian Scruffy-Looking Nerf Herder Supporter

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    Everyone around here used to drive RWD vehicles. Everyone used to get stuck all the time too. Sandbags, shovels, and sample carpet sections were in everyone's trunk. When FWD first came out, everyone raved about the traction. Now, they've figured out how to make AWD affordable, reliable and efficient. No going back.
  7. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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  8. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    This changed everything for winter driving here.

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    Meaning, people went faster and slid off even farther into the ditch. :jack
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  9. wiswoodsguy

    wiswoodsguy Hickster

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    Rick dont has an Beta yets
  10. andrewgore

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    RWD -> AWD sounds kinda like the 2T -> 4T Thing. Everyone used to run 2T, and deal with carbs, and crappy power delivery. Then the OEM's figured out how to make 4T with FI incredibly reliable, and relatively inexpensive. Now....2T guys, like RWD, are just doing it for nostalgia and whathaveyou.

    :hide
  11. wiswoodsguy

    wiswoodsguy Hickster

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    Yeah, your roads are SHIT !! Wood know bang with ice :pep
  12. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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  13. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    Y’all play nice today. Off to approve minutes, and spend money & shit.
  14. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    I nearly bought onenna those.... still kinda regret not getting it....
  15. andrewgore

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    Enjoy. I'm going to the DMV and also getting my haircut.

    Hope this helps.
    :ricky
  16. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    It’s true. :(
  17. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    I had its more refined younger cousin, the Celebrity Eurosport, as a company car for a while. It was ok.
  18. Plebeian

    Plebeian Scruffy-Looking Nerf Herder Supporter

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    My mom had this when I was growing up.
    cougar.jpg
    We were always stuck in the winter, and when you could see through the floor, we got one of these...
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    Never got stuck again, and it eventually became my college car. Nothing good about it, but it just kept going.
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  19. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    Ya..... It was pretty appealing to a young redneck....
    Remember... I wasn't born until the '90's... Didn't start driving until 2006....
    Still wanted onenna those things......
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    Mow-ree Long timer Supporter

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    statement is factual but still needs this.

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