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Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
Got no idea what advantage a different case saver...

Got no idea what advantage a different case saver would have?
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 47,005
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Posted By Red Dust
Might want the same set up or 49 rear sprocket...

Might want the same set up or 49 rear sprocket instead of 48.

Not sure if lower gearing is needed, have done quite some rough terrain lately and can not say I missed not to have lower gearing. But...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 47,005
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Posted By Red Dust
Will be interesting to find out if it really...

Will be interesting to find out if it really makes any difference, not a big change in ratio, Supersprox is very nice, I got them on 2 of my other bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
I got the Moto-racks set up plus Scaggs gear rack...

I got the Moto-racks set up plus Scaggs gear rack with Rotopax set up.
I got the 1, 1.75, 2, 3 Gallon set up so I can carry including 2 Gallon in normal tank all up: 9.75 gallon = around 37 ltr...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 127,573
Posted By Red Dust
Regarding new WR250F. Still love my wrr and its...

Regarding new WR250F.
Still love my wrr and its maintenance schedule but one day I might grow out of it regarding me becoming better rider than the bike but it might take awhile...
Yea: 117 kilo...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 127,573
Posted By Red Dust
Anyone know when the new 2015 WR250F will be in...

Anyone know when the new 2015 WR250F will be in the shops here down under?
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 127,573
Posted By Red Dust
Ithink the fuel economy what you guys getting is...

Ithink the fuel economy what you guys getting is awesome on your 450's compared to my little wr250r, best for me has been 28 km per litre but lately it has been around 23 km per litre. My bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 05:42 PM
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Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Tried to top up oil through bleed hole in the...

Tried to top up oil through bleed hole in the forks but no success :-(
Used tiny funnel.
Do not feel like loosen up fork legs e.t.c but looks like I have to.
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 127,573
Posted By Red Dust
Last trip in the forest with my mate and his...

Last trip in the forest with my mate and his WR450F we had almost identical fuel consumption. My WRR consumed 4.3 l/100 km and his 4.4 l/100 km. I was surprised first but I probably revved the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Funny that so many people complain about the...

Funny that so many people complain about the bike, I could have bought a more powerful & "capable" bike but I think this bike rock, just too lazy to change oil and the rest of the maintenance much...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Red Dust
Would there be a service manual to order as hard...

Would there be a service manual to order as hard copy or is it necessary to download?
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 47,005
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Posted By Red Dust
Yeah just rode the bike on the road, no problemos...

Yeah just rode the bike on the road, no problemos with little oil but will "top" up anyway, my right side did leak some a few months ago but cleaned it with my Seal Mate and has not leaked since....
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 06:10 PM
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Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
:-o :-( Maybe not as low maintenance bike as...

:-o
:-(
Maybe not as low maintenance bike as I thought....
Bike is 5 years with stock tires, I changed oil once, did lube chain 3 times in roughly 2500 miles.
Did not expect to remove all that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Cool, that tool will be useful in the future....

Cool, that tool will be useful in the future. Appreciate the help, great thread!
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Do I really need to take fork out :-(?

Do I really need to take fork out :-(?
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Yes, it did come all over pads, lower engine and...

Yes, it did come all over pads, lower engine and my left boot :-(
Had problem with right side after been riding it in very dirty conditions but after clean it with the excellent Seal Mate tool it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
[If the leak is as bad as you say it was it...

[If the leak is as bad as you say it was it probably is a good idea to replace the fork seals.

For the WRR I think they recommend setting the oil level at 105mm but from what I have read people...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Had an extensive fork leak, how do I know how...

Had an extensive fork leak, how do I know how much oil to top up with?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By Red Dust
It is a great product :-)

It is a great product :-)
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Did a ride yesterday on single tracks with lot of...

Did a ride yesterday on single tracks with lot of holes, mud, dust and more for a couple of hours when my riding buddy said bike was leaking oil, it was the fork that leaked substantial amount so I...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,843
Posted By Red Dust
:-( Was hoping I could remove that ugly rear...

:-( Was hoping I could remove that ugly rear fender on my B-King...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,843
Posted By Red Dust
Cool, there is a future after all :-)

Cool, there is a future after all :-)
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,843
Posted By Red Dust
Cannot wait to remove rear fender, lane filter...

Cannot wait to remove rear fender, lane filter and the rest, date?
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Where do you sit, on the tank?

Where do you sit, on the tank?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,973
Posted By Red Dust
Asked my local dealer today regarding...

Asked my local dealer today regarding availability but he had no clue :-(
I would love one of those new WR250F but dislike the maintenance requirements compared to my slower but still capable...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Ye, the new WR250F looks really yummy but of...

Ye, the new WR250F looks really yummy but of course it will have high maintenance since the engine is basically the MX version, could be a great companion for the WR250R in the stable but no...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 102,349
Posted By Red Dust
I think the tank bag is great on my little...

I think the tank bag is great on my little WR250R, does not interfere when riding at all :-)
Just big enough too.
Very easy to fill up fuel, just unzip part of bag.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
I use 3 Gallon Rotopax on non muffler side and...

I use 3 Gallon Rotopax on non muffler side and the 1.75 (will fit 2 gallon if filled up in an angle) on muffler side. On long trips I can put my soft panniers on the outside of the Rotopax which...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Cool, saved me $. Cheers!

Cool, saved me $. Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Which front fender bag is best for this bike? ...

Which front fender bag is best for this bike?
Giant Loop 2 liter one seems to be good but would it obstruct the head light beam?
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47,005
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Posted By Red Dust
I like my Moto Racks, I carry a 3 Gallon Rotopax...

I like my Moto Racks, I carry a 3 Gallon Rotopax onto it and it seems to work.
Only takes less than 5 minutes to remove them for those days when going light is best.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Just installed the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag...

Just installed the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag which was very easy.

Good size, seems to be high quality :-)

With my Rotopax 1-1.75-3 Gallon installed, side racks, gear rack this little bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26,499
Views: 5,122,172
Posted By Red Dust
Yes the exchange rate sucks compared to sometime...

Yes the exchange rate sucks compared to sometime ago, lucky I did order heaps then :-)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26,499
Views: 5,122,172
Posted By Red Dust
Seems like the 2014 clutch basket will do the...

Seems like the 2014 clutch basket will do the trick to eliminate/reduce the very annoying vibes according to many other owners of the first version XT1200.
Got a price from my local dealer here in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Cool Will order one then. Like their products,...

Cool Will order one then. Like their products, got a rear rack and a few more items to my Super Tenere from Altrider. They got good customer service too
:-)
Having said that Wolfman stuff is great...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Anyone got the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag? ...

Anyone got the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag?

If so, do you like it?

I want to get either that one or the smaller Wolfman which seem easier to get stuff out of quicker and less obtrusive.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-07-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 26,499
Views: 5,122,172
Posted By Red Dust
My 20000 km (12500 miles) service is soon due. Do...

My 20000 km (12500 miles) service is soon due. Do not really want to spend a bucket load of money on service at the workshop if I can do it myself.
Do I need special tools? Guess I need spark plug...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26,499
Views: 5,122,172
Posted By Red Dust
Does it really make a big difference with the...

Does it really make a big difference with the vibes I`m getting in the handlebars/pegs?
$30? Seems like a good price to make the bike smooth as!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,234
Posted By Red Dust
Would love that triple in a XT version :-) ...

Would love that triple in a XT version :-)

That engine is a gem! So smooth and great power almost everywhere.
If it comes with shaft, 450 km fuel range, around 200 kilo wet weight and reasonable...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 47,005
Views: 9,524,596
Posted By Red Dust
Will they fit a stock WRR?

Will they fit a stock WRR?
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