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Old 06-12-2013, 12:23 AM   #61
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I had one of the original IMS tanks on my WRR and it did leak from the bolts at the bottom of the wings. IMS replaced the tank with their 2nd generation tank that has fixed those problems. Customer service from them was second to none.
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:06 AM   #62
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Before you do that, and other inmates can correct me, but I've heard feedback on the large WRR thread and other WRR forums that the large IMS tank can (and does) leak from the fuel fittings, and that it can have inconsistencies in its fitting. Something to be aware of/look into before you plonk your hard-earned down. I looked into it and decided that the Safari tank was a much safer bet in terms of reliability, even though I would have liked the extra capacity of the IMS.

Also be aware that you may well be able to buy the Safari tank from Just Gas Tanks in the US and have it delivered cheaper than you can get it from a dealer here if you wished to go down that route.

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I have had no problems with my IMS but IF i could pick between the two(ignoring cost) i would have the Safari
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:53 AM   #63
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cheers guys seems zac has looked into ......second gen seems to have solved the issue's

ill stick with the ims ..bigger fuel tank more distance ...i have delt with just tanks b4 and there top notch in the backup of there products .....

zac has the force rad guard so seems no issue's there ...all go for sending my coin O/S
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:35 AM   #64
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May I ask here what other WR250R/X riders have done to improve their suspension? Is there someone in Australia (preferably melbourne) that can be recommended?
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Old 06-13-2013, 01:41 AM   #65
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In Oz, thinking about selling yours?? I might buy it: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...0&postcount=82
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Old 06-13-2013, 04:35 AM   #66
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:05 PM   #67
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May I ask here what other WR250R/X riders have done to improve their suspension? Is there someone in Australia (preferably melbourne) that can be recommended?
I've been thinking about it as it's undersprung for me, but too many other things to buy right now, and after being used to a KLR it's a dream.

Any suspension specialist should do the job for you. Must be some good ones round your way.
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Old 06-15-2013, 04:39 AM   #68
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I'm sorry, I'm not sure what you mean by this. Page 13 of what?
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Old 06-15-2013, 04:53 AM   #69
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I'm sorry, I'm not sure what you mean by this. Page 13 of what?

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Old 06-16-2013, 09:17 PM   #70
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May I ask here what other WR250R/X riders have done to improve their suspension? Is there someone in Australia (preferably melbourne) that can be recommended?
I just had mine revalved etc at Chad's offroads in Geelong. It's a new-to-me bike so I have little to compare it with, and I haven't done anything hard on it yet, but I'm complete happy with the suspension so far.
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:40 PM   #71
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I just had mine revalved etc at Chad's offroads in Geelong. It's a new-to-me bike so I have little to compare it with, and I haven't done anything hard on it yet, but I'm complete happy with the suspension so far.
Thanks, I'll send them an email!
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Old 06-17-2013, 03:58 AM   #72
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How much of a bar rise can you go before you start to have trouble with cables? I have 1inch bar rises at the moment and was going to get a larger bend of bars. Looking at the protaper-Chad Reed. Thanks
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Old 06-17-2013, 05:48 PM   #73
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How much of a bar rise can you go before you start to have trouble with cables? I have 1inch bar rises at the moment and was going to get a larger bend of bars. Looking at the protaper-Chad Reed. Thanks
I've got a Scotts sub-mount steering damper kit on mine, which raises the bars up around two inches from stock. I had to swivel the throttle assembly so the cables exit the grip at the bottom rather than the top, but other than that it was fine. Wouldn't want to go much higher though, even with mine the cables start pulling tight on full lock.

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Old 06-17-2013, 06:08 PM   #74
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Now that looks like a great track, would be a lot of fun at high speed standing up on the pegs..
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:12 PM   #75
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I have the gen 1 big IMS tank. The bungs in the bottom did leak but a bit of that plumbers tape in the thread helped it.
I believe the other change to the gen 2 was to do with no fuel pool/well in the middle - fuel gets sucked out of the wings and splashed into the middle where the pump is - but when the level is low it just runs straight back into the wings.
I usually fill up after using about 15L and don't get issues.

The tank is a pain in the ass to remove with a GPR steering dampener (basically have to remove bars, dampener, top triple clamp, dampener mount to get at the tank bolt) - maybe the scott submount is better (I haven't looked).

I have a pair if 2 inch ROX risers and higher bend bars on mine and the stock cables were not long enough. I added an extra 50mm to the electrics and got some stock+50mm throttle and clutch cables made up by motion pro.
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