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Old 05-23-2008, 07:45 PM   #1
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W.E.R. steering damper mounted on KLX250s

I just installed a W.E.R sterring damper on my wife's klx250s. I have had one on my DZR for years and it works great. The mounting is cleaner than the one on my DRZ by far, only a little modification of the head light bracket and number plate to clear the damper. I like the W.E.R.s because they mount out of the way on top of the fender below the headlight and attach to a bracket bolted to the frame out of view and then you don't have worry about interference with the bars and gauges like can happen with the scott type dampers.
I bought it here:
http://www.monkeybuttparts.com/pk4/s...ew_product=233

I have been very happy with this vendor with their fast shipping and sevice. I also bought a FMF Q4 slip-on for the KLX from them. The slip-op made quite a bit of difference in the power of the bike with the stock carb and jetting and airbox. I am waiting on a BIll Blue modified TM34 carb and will put it in with the KDZ snorkel and 5 airbox buttons (filtered 1" holes)





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Old 05-23-2008, 09:01 PM   #2
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Thanks alot you made me buy one be here next week.


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Old 05-26-2008, 07:35 PM   #3
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I just happen to have one of these steering dampers for sale,its set up to fit a KTM two stroke but different kits can be had to make it fit anything,Thanks. Brad.
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Old 05-26-2008, 09:36 PM   #4
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Old 07-16-2008, 04:35 PM   #5
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WER damper on F650 Dakar

Fitted the same damper to my Dakar - with 39l of fuel on it really helps in the soft stuff
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Old 08-30-2008, 10:49 AM   #6
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Just like to confirm that you purchased the WER kit for the KLX300 and adapted it. Thanks.
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Old 12-05-2008, 01:02 AM   #7
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Just like to confirm that you purchased the WER kit for the KLX300 and adapted it. Thanks.
Bill Blue makes a bracket for mounting the WER to the KLX250S. I'm guessing a DIY wouldn't be very hard though.
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Old 01-31-2009, 01:05 PM   #8
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Would you please post more photos to show where you made cuts on the headlight frame and also cuts on the plastic headlight shroud? Did you find the frame bracket to be a bit small when pressed against the steering head?

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I just installed a W.E.R sterring damper on my wife's klx250s. I have had one on my DZR for years and it works great. The mounting is cleaner than the one on my DRZ by far, only a little modification of the head light bracket and number plate to clear the damper. I like the W.E.R.s because they mount out of the way on top of the fender below the headlight and attach to a bracket bolted to the frame out of view and then you don't have worry about interference with the bars and gauges like can happen with the scott type dampers.
I bought it here:
http://www.monkeybuttparts.com/pk4/s...ew_product=233

I have been very happy with this vendor with their fast shipping and sevice. I also bought a FMF Q4 slip-on for the KLX from them. The slip-op made quite a bit of difference in the power of the bike with the stock carb and jetting and airbox. I am waiting on a BIll Blue modified TM34 carb and will put it in with the KDZ snorkel and 5 airbox buttons (filtered 1" holes)
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Old 01-31-2009, 01:36 PM   #9
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My pics are over at the other site I had really no fitment issues but if I remember the headlight cage was modified a bit.
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Old 01-31-2009, 01:59 PM   #10
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Could you post the link when you have a chance?

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My pics are over at the other site I had really no fitment issues but if I remember the headlight cage was modified a bit.
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Old 04-17-2015, 05:37 AM   #11
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I know this is an older thread but I wanted to revive and ask a few questions.

Is the W.E.R. still the best way to go if you want to maintain the stock instrument cluster? If I understand it correctly, the Scott system interferes with that?

What other companies make these to fit the KLX250S (2012 - 2014) and what are the differences?

Thanks for your help - I am not too familiar with all of the options or how they work and install.
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Old 04-17-2015, 05:43 AM   #12
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Well, it has been awhile.

Yes, at the time, the WER was the only option. It is still working flawlessly. Takes the edge off any sudden large rocks on the trail. I have not searched for an alternative since.

Again, the only drawback with the WER is that you need to stop and adjust it, since there is not dial adjustment one can reach while riding. However, once you have this dialed-in, I find there is no need for further adjustment.

I suppose if I were to start riding the bike on a mx track, this would need changing. This is highly unlikely for me, since prefer to ride through trees. Who needs to see where they are going?

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I know this is an older thread but I wanted to revive and ask a few questions.

Is the W.E.R. still the best way to go if you want to maintain the stock instrument cluster? If I understand it correctly, the Scott system interferes with that?

What other companies make these to fit the KLX250S (2012 - 2014) and what are the differences?

Thanks for your help - I am not too familiar with all of the options or how they work and install.
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