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Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By shep546
Hey guys, I just went and looked at a 2003...

Hey guys,

I just went and looked at a 2003 Xrr.

I want to use this as a dual sport and know it is less than ideal for road use.

The bike ran great mechanically, tons of power... big gun...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I am ordering handle bar risers... how high can I...

I am ordering handle bar risers... how high can I go without having to run a new cables? Will 1.2" be fine?
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 43,781
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Posted By shep546
Hey guys, Just took my bike out after a long...

Hey guys,

Just took my bike out after a long winters nap.


I noticed the horn is messed up.

Sometimes it won't sound at all, sometimes it is very weak, other times loud as from factory?
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,973
Posted By shep546
I did all of the "power mods" to stock features,...

I did all of the "power mods" to stock features, added FMF header and pipe, fmf programmer.

TBH I don't find it made much of a difference. If I could do it again I would have kept it stock or...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I'm not worried about hurting the motor, I rev...

I'm not worried about hurting the motor, I rev the guts out of this little thing... It's just not comfortable for trips on the roads I find.

Just wish they would make a reliable 400cc motor on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I disagree with you. I don't want a "Less...

I disagree with you.

I don't want a "Less capable bike" for off roading. Like I said I ride 90% dirt 10% street... it's just when I DO need to hit the highways the small motor hurts.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 03:34 PM
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Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I have a question for you guys... I have had...

I have a question for you guys...

I have had my WRR for 2 years now and I was wondering if anybody else found it to be underpowered for road use?

Most of my riding is off road and it's more...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By shep546
Protective suits?

Hey guys, I am think about picking up a suit for trail riding.

I am looking at the Thor Impact rig and the fox titan sport jacket.

Does anybody have experience with these?

Am I better off...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I buy moose racing bars. They are cheap... for...

I buy moose racing bars. They are cheap... for the price of one set of renthal bars I could buy 4 moose racing and the renthals might bend just as easy in a bad dump.

Just my 2 cents
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
You would probably run into key switch issues as...

You would probably run into key switch issues as well as cable/wire length.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Nice pics, the tires I'm looking at having...

Nice pics, the tires I'm looking at having carbide studs that stick out only a fraction of an inch.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I suspect there is something else at play here......

I suspect there is something else at play here... I have a powercore 4 and it isn't that loud...

How is the packing in the muffler?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I am looking at buying a used sent of studded...

I am looking at buying a used sent of studded snow tires.

Would a 90/100 front and a 110 rear fit well on our rims?

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
D'oh... too many years calling them CRF's haha. ...

D'oh... too many years calling them CRF's haha.

Anyways... not trying to bash on the honda it seems like a great bike (especially for the price) but as we all know the WRR is a very capable dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I'm probably gonna be blasted for this but I find...

I'm probably gonna be blasted for this but I find the WRR a little low on power as is (even with all the power mods) I can't imagine having much fun off road on the CRF unless you are just putting...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Anyone else ever stall after a cold start? I...

Anyone else ever stall after a cold start?

I have a 2012 wrr, with 3,000kms on it... all the power mods, fmf pipe, programmer etc.

Recently (past 2 weeks or so), if my bike sits for a few days...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Yup, all of this... and my biggest issue...

Yup, all of this...

and my biggest issue would be it's far from proven and no warranty.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
That's almost 50% of the cost of the bike :huh ...

That's almost 50% of the cost of the bike :huh


If you want a 40hp bike and want to spend that much money sell your WRR and buy a KTM... that's just silly.

Not to mention there is zero...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
http://i.imgur.com/l3q1C2b.jpg Sunset on the...

http://i.imgur.com/l3q1C2b.jpg

Sunset on the beach, Nova Scotia Canada
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
The rear looks like pirelli mt43 trials tire......

The rear looks like pirelli mt43 trials tire... not sure on the front.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Finally had some good riding weather out my way! ...

Finally had some good riding weather out my way!

http://i.imgur.com/wdkrnGc.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/KjLzZwQ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/DLsF2iH.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/5lXN8tqh.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Only ride on the roads on sunny days?

Only ride on the roads on sunny days?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
You are very lucky to live in a place that lets...

You are very lucky to live in a place that lets you test ride dual sports...

You will find the yamaha is a much better bike... 2 grand better? It depends because for me no matter how cheap the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 02:34 PM
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Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
You're good man, thats just corrosion from water...

You're good man, thats just corrosion from water and stuff getting trapped inside there...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Utah how is your bike so clean? It looks brand...

Utah how is your bike so clean? It looks brand new... not even any chain grease on your swingarm?

LOL do you ride it or just upgrade it? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By shep546
By standing still you mean idle? Or when the bike...

By standing still you mean idle? Or when the bike is up right?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I can't see that standing up well when you land...

I can't see that standing up well when you land it on some rocks??
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
So I did an AIS removal a while back... I took...

So I did an AIS removal a while back... I took the pipe leading to the header, cut the pipe off, filled the hole with an aluminium nut and high temp silicone and just clamped it back off to plug the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Hey guys, I'm taking my bike to a motox...

Hey guys,

I'm taking my bike to a motox track on saturday for a beginner course. I know the WRR is not a motox bike and I don't plan on getting huge air with it but I was wondering how should I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Nope I was just wondering if I should bother...

Nope I was just wondering if I should bother keeping my stock pipe at all for when I sell it
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Hey guys, When I put my FMF pipe on I...

Hey guys,

When I put my FMF pipe on I removed the exup cables and wrangled up one of them in the process...

If I put the stock pipe back on does the valve stay open? Is it fine without the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I'm not really familiar with this issue... I...

I'm not really familiar with this issue... I assume'd it was during low strain the chain would glide along it because it was too loose but I could be out to lunch on these theory... so I should...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
In the spring I put new tires on my bike and had...

In the spring I put new tires on my bike and had to adjust the chain tension once the wheels were back on... I set the chain tension within specs even though it feels a bit on the tight side.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I never once said I was a good rider because I am...

I never once said I was a good rider because I am far from it I was just commenting on how you can bang up a fork on a dirt bike when some of you have never seen it in your many years of riding...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
If you ride hard enduro crashing is inevitable....

If you ride hard enduro crashing is inevitable. Most people in this thread use their wrr's to just cruise around dirt roads and that is 100% fine but if you are riding fast over very rough terrain...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Easy to do if you ride hard, my forks are scuffed...

Easy to do if you ride hard, my forks are scuffed a bit but not gouged and pitted like that. All it takes is a low side onto big rocks to do some serious damage.
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,603
Posted By shep546
Glad to see you're gonna be alright... scary...

Glad to see you're gonna be alright... scary stuff..

I see you had a gopro with you? Was it recording?

Hope you have a fast recovery.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
Another video of me riding with a small crash at...

Another video of me riding with a small crash at the end...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/80pdP_jvp70" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
http://i.imgur.com/DPrei9i.jpg Got a...

http://i.imgur.com/DPrei9i.jpg


Got a little muddy today...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 43,781
Views: 8,344,911
Posted By shep546
I don't have any experience with the zeta's put...

I don't have any experience with the zeta's put try inserting the "expansion plugs" into some rubber tubing first
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