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Old 02-01-2013, 09:26 AM   #32866
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I've got the 18/21 SM Pro kit on my X and they are indeed a direct swap. I also bought OEM brake rotors to save me the hassle of swapping those when I want to switch back and forth between street and dirt. Makes it real easy, and the larger diameter rotor up front offers great stopping power. I also bought a 49T sprocket for the rear wheel, and I use a 110 link chain.

You can use the same chain as long as you use the same size rear sprocket, but for dirt, you'll probably want 3 or 4 extra teeth in the rear.


Bike looks pretty tight(good).
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:28 AM   #32867
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Bike looks pretty tight(good).
+1 So dirty.
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:52 AM   #32868
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:58 AM   #32869
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Bike looks pretty tight(good).
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+1 So dirty.
I was going to go all black( hate yellow) on my DRZ.....but then got rid of it in favor of the WRR.

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Old 02-01-2013, 11:05 AM   #32870
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I've got the 18/21 SM Pro kit on my X and they are indeed a direct swap. I also bought OEM brake rotors to save me the hassle of swapping those when I want to switch back and forth between street and dirt. Makes it real easy, and the larger diameter rotor up front offers great stopping power. I also bought a 49T sprocket for the rear wheel, and I use a 110 link chain.

You can use the same chain as long as you use the same size rear sprocket, but for dirt, you'll probably want 3 or 4 extra teeth in the rear.

What mirror is that?
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:05 PM   #32871
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The mirror is made by Acerbis:

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...T.ac=SLIsearch


Hands down, it is the worst piece of shit mirror ever made. I didn't buy it, rather, it was on the bike when I bought it. It felt good to toss it in the trash.




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Old 02-01-2013, 12:17 PM   #32872
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The mirror is made by Acerbis:

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...T.ac=SLIsearch


Hands down, it is the worst piece of shit mirror ever made. I didn't buy it, rather, it was on the bike when I bought it. It felt good to toss it in the trash.
Putting them under the bars works a LOT better, but they're really only good for low speed road sections.

I use mine whenever the day is going to be mostly tight trails and minimal highway. Hit a tree with the stock mirrors on and you're likely to break a brake/clutch perch.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:23 PM   #32873
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The best mirrors I have found are these cheap eBay knock-off of the more expensive CRG models:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-Motorcycle...5bd253&vxp=mtr


They're so cheap, I consider them to be disposable consumable parts, much like an oil filter. I bought 3 pairs of them and have them on both of my bikes (with a set of spares). You can mount them inside the controls, pointing down under the bars, or out at the end of the bars. They're rock solid and don't vibrate. If you bust one, then so what...you're out $5 bucks.


I also have since picked up some Double Take mirrors. A little more spendy $$ by the time you factor in the cost of RAM mounts, but they are very good (although they do vibrate an acceptably small amount).
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:29 PM   #32874
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The mirror is made by Acerbis:

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...T.ac=SLIsearch


Hands down, it is the worst piece of shit mirror ever made. I didn't buy it, rather, it was on the bike when I bought it. It felt good to toss it in the trash.
Those mirrors only exist so race bikes can pass tech inspection at enduros.
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Old 02-01-2013, 02:30 PM   #32875
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:06 PM   #32876
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ok i just pick up a wr250r this week and it has a immixracing rear tail rack on it
does any one know if the wolfman side racks will work with it are not
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:34 PM   #32877
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The mirror is made by Acerbis:

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...T.ac=SLIsearch


Hands down, it is the worst piece of shit mirror ever made. I didn't buy it, rather, it was on the bike when I bought it. It felt good to toss it in the trash.
i have those on my KTM 450SX, just to give the impression that it is sorta road legal since I have it plated. I usually just look over my shoulder because I can never see a gadayum thing in them.
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:58 PM   #32878
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i have those on my KTM 450SX, just to give the impression that it is sorta road legal since I have it plated. I usually just look over my shoulder because I can never see a gadayum thing in them.
They are useful for seeing a headlight behind you, to make sure your buddies made the turn. That's about it.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:39 PM   #32879
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Another hand full of reasons to go with the HDB system.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:30 PM   #32880
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I just cleaned my spark arrestor for the second time in the last 1,000 miles or so. It was pretty dirty again. I've been riding a daily for short trips in the city and it's been pretty cold here (well, 30's and 40's). Should I chalk this up to lots of warm ups? Or is this a sign of something else going on? It's been running great, never a hickup. About 21,000 on the clock.
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