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Old 09-07-2008, 08:28 PM   #46
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Should be at least as reliable as any EXC, as long as you stay on top of the maintenance. Seems like kind of a waste of a dirt bike to me though.
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Old 09-08-2008, 10:42 PM   #47
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Not to me. see my bike sits quite a bit because of lack of places to ride or lack of time. this way I can ride it around town and get some miles/hours on it. I've had the thing for six months and don't even have ten hours on it yet. Work has changed for me and it included adding a 55 hour week keep the opinions coming. I'm relly curious because I am a know it all two stroker who loves the four stroke but isn't familar with the engine. thanks guys
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Old 05-08-2010, 01:40 PM   #48
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Mods?

Does anyone have a full WR250F Dual Sport? Or know anyone that has one?
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Old 05-08-2010, 03:46 PM   #49
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I got one .....
and it's the most fun bike I've ever had!
and wouldn't know what to replace it with either ......
maybe an FI wr? when it someday becomes available?
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Old 06-01-2010, 02:00 PM   #50
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Of course they are capable DS machines

They are great bikes. My only complaint is not having a 6th gear so a taller gearing was first on the list. I just did a 10 day , 2000 mile ride on mine and it performed flawlessly.
Here is the RR
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=549978
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Old 09-28-2010, 02:35 PM   #51
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There is some great infor in here.
Have a KTM 525 and a couple of trials bikes and thinking this bike will fill in for tighter stuff.
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Old 09-28-2010, 05:44 PM   #52
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They are great bikes. My only complaint is not having a 6th gear so a taller gearing was first on the list. I just did a 10 day , 2000 mile ride on mine and it performed flawlessly.
Here is the RR
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=549978


Roger on the 6th gear!

I got an 02,not my main DS bike,more like my single track plated dirtbike.

The WR's[250F,450F]are great bikes!
Of course mines the last year before E start ,but love the bike anyway.

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Old 11-23-2012, 03:48 PM   #53
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yeah, I know this thread is a couple of years old, but the wr guys are subscribed so ......


I just blew my second voltage regulator on my 03'WR250F
and I'm trying to figure out how to modify it ......
On later models the regulator location had change to the left side of the steering neck
which is a much better place then down by the exhaust!
Had anyone done this mod?
Also, I'd like to convert to dc if I could .......
Baja Designs had a special regulator which would do this,
combined with a stator mod .....
and when I installed my 290 kit I did the dc upgrade as well,
but the BD regulator was bad so I went back to stock.
the time has come to do something different again.
do I really need to do the stator mod like BD suggests?
Or could I just convert the output of the regulator to DC somehow?
It's so I can run different lighting, it's that time of year when it's dark a lot.

edit: it wasn't a BD kit but a trail tech kit I used
http://gallery.trailtech.net/media/i...010-ELV-58.pdf
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Old 10-16-2014, 08:10 AM   #54
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Hola guys. I have a new WR250F , 2014, I live in the Andes, 8500 feet or 2600 meters high. The bike is awesome even in this height. I am planning to use mainly for pure enduro, however I am also planing to use a it a a dual sport, as many routes require paved Highway and towns, and to bring along a trailer is just a pain.

Here in Colombia many pilots use the WR250F as a dual sport. They change the rear sproket for a smaller size and some times a bigger front sproket. Also, they add flashers and mirrors and license plate. Some guys even transform them in to an X model, with a 17" front tire and sometimes a 17" rear.

It's seems OK. I would like to hear more of you guys and your experiences.

I am planning to run the maintainence schedule of the wr250R, because I do not really compete, I am just a recreational user of the bike. Are they (F vs. R) very different in engine specs?

So, what do you think?
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