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Old 01-08-2011, 01:33 PM   #19111
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I just installed a set of AC-10's and I like them.
I have used an MT-21 front and a Trackmaster2 rear on my old 450exc which did OK
On my 640 I have a pair of D606's and they did great on the trail and on the street it did no do well in mud.
I just picked up and installed a pair of the AC-10's and they could tell first that it turns faster than the TW's and are great in the mud!







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I took it out yesterday and it was really windy the front tire is a bit narrow so the contact patch is also narrow so the front is a bit more twitchy than the MT-21, D606, and stock wingis it most like the MT-21. I like the easy turning that the tire creates also love it in the dirt because it cuts so well even in the mud. I had a full tank and was on a pee wee track that was very tight with lots of switch backs and soupy mud and with the new AC-10's with 18psi in front and 20 psi in the rear it was perfect.

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Old 01-08-2011, 01:47 PM   #19112
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Mine arrived Thursday.

Since I also have the Yama Rear Luggage Rack, I had to do a little grinding, add a couple longer bolts, and got everyting bolted up. Looks great and seems strong.

Curious as to why the fastening bolts are 1/2 inch rather than metric (12mm) head though?

Expect to be plenty pleased when in use!
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Old 01-08-2011, 05:31 PM   #19113
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I hate mixed SAE and metric bolts on any vehicle. I wish everyone one the planet would just go metric and be done with it. It's so much easier to work with and would eliminate 50% of my open end wrenches, sockets, allen wrenches, etc.

...but we're 'mericans. So that will never happen. Divisible by 16? Great idea!
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Old 01-08-2011, 05:36 PM   #19114
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I hate mixed SAE and metric bolts on any vehicle. I wish everyone one the planet would just go metric and be done with it. It's so much easier to work with and would eliminate 50% of my open end wrenches, sockets, allen wrenches, etc.

...but we're 'mericans. So that will never happen. Divisible by 16? Great idea!
You're right Chadx, We're Americans and the rest of the world is wrong.
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:47 PM   #19115
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Stuff that worked for me after a year:

The stock case guard without the cover, attached with some buttonheads. I ditched the C/S cover after an encounter with a rare Colorado mud hole nearly cost me my clutch. I also wired on the C/S nut instead of using the tabs. The wire goes from a corner of the nut to the holes on the sprocket. The nut should last a lot longer this way and give me quicker changes.



The stock chainguide is probably a good thing to keep on. It can take a real beating.



Some winged bolts from McMaster-Carr with holes drilled in and some safety wire looped through gives me peace of mind that the bolts won't drop out and a little wire to use if I need to make a repair. I also don't need tools to get my seat off.
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Old 01-08-2011, 08:52 PM   #19116
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I also fixed up my skidplate for the new year...

It's seen some rocks.


A little cleaning and some time with the hammer and she's as good as new.


I can't say enough good things about the B&B plate. It beats the heck out of the flimsy thing I had on my old WR450F.
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:25 PM   #19117
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Some good ideas there Dysco. Safety wire is always a good thing if you carry the tools to handle it in emergencies etc. and I'm sure you do.

Wondering how many R riders out there find the need for a front or rear brake disk guard. I have never needed one but always wondered about it as my chain guide is pretty dented up too same as Dysco's.

Any input appreciated.

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Old 01-09-2011, 06:21 PM   #19118
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Some good ideas there Dysco. Safety wire is always a good thing if you carry the tools to handle it in emergencies etc. and I'm sure you do.

Wondering how many R riders out there find the need for a front or rear brake disk guard. I have never needed one but always wondered about it as my chain guide is pretty dented up too same as Dysco's.

Any input appreciated.

TIA
Hey 10cup,

I have one on the rear and it picks up quite a few rock dings.I would much rather ding up the guard rather than the disc. I dont have one on the front.....have not had any trouble with it.......just my .02

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Old 01-09-2011, 06:43 PM   #19119
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Disk guard

10cup,

I'm using a plastic rear disk protector made for the WR250F that was recommended by Krabill. It's cheap and bolts right on.

It seems to be doing a good job so far.

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Old 01-09-2011, 07:31 PM   #19120
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Some good ideas there Dysco. Safety wire is always a good thing if you carry the tools to handle it in emergencies etc. and I'm sure you do.

Wondering how many R riders out there find the need for a front or rear brake disk guard. I have never needed one but always wondered about it as my chain guide is pretty dented up too same as Dysco's.

Any input appreciated.

TIA
I had the GYTR disc guards, riding really rocky terrain (Clayton, OK) hit a rock very hard, kicked the rear end around pretty good - I was pretty proud I that I managed to save it. One of the guys I was with said "is that supposed to be like that?" referring to my rear disc guard. It was bent all to hell and broke the aluminum mounting tab off my swing arm. I'm sure my disc would have been bent if I had not have had the guard and possibly a ride ended to soon.

Now I'm looking for someone who can tig weld to repair the aluminum mounting tab.

Anyone know if the flatland disc guard uses this tab to bolt up to? Would like to find a disc guard that does not use such a fragile mount.
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:33 PM   #19121
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10cup,

I'm using a plastic rear disk protector made for the WR250F that was recommended by Krabill. It's cheap and bolts right on.

It seems to be doing a good job so far.

Larry
if the 250f is a straight bolt on then devol make a great one and should technically fit???
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/pr...lVehParts=true

i've found of the 2 discs, it's most always the trailing one, the rear, that takes the hits.

...if you're real cheap i'm sure you could get plenty of free 250f take-offs from guys over at TT
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:38 PM   #19122
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both msr & scott make billet guards that replace the brake carrier & thru-bolt on the axel. very stout. not sure about 250r fitments as far as fitting.

here's what the 250f look like:
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/He...eaderYear=2008

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I had the GYTR disc guards, riding really rocky terrain (Clayton, OK) hit a rock very hard, kicked the rear end around pretty good - I was pretty proud I that I managed to save it. One of the guys I was with said "is that supposed to be like that?" referring to my rear disc guard. It was bent all to hell and broke the aluminum mounting tab off my swing arm. I'm sure my disc would have been bent if I had not have had the guard and possibly a ride ended to soon.

Now I'm looking for someone who can tig weld to repair the aluminum mounting tab.

Anyone know if the flatland disc guard uses this tab to bolt up to? Would like to find a disc guard that does not use such a fragile mount.
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Old 01-10-2011, 09:12 AM   #19123
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Cut that threaded bolt down, Crawdaddy! That's a big DANG! just wait'n to get ya!
That was an old photo.....I don't use the bar mount ball......I rigged a mount into my bar pad and cut out the center for GPR access.....(the brake line is held away from the 60CSx with a thick zip tie so it can't catch the antenna (not obvious in the photo....it's actually ~3" behind the GPS).....~7K trouble free miles with this set up)

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Old 01-10-2011, 04:49 PM   #19124
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I use the Sandman Parts modified Acerbis guard on the front , his case saver on the countershaft , and the GYTR guard on the rear. The rear guard has been gouged, bent, dinged and all be broken off, so I think it has paid for itself.

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Some good ideas there Dysco. Safety wire is always a good thing if you carry the tools to handle it in emergencies etc. and I'm sure you do.

Wondering how many R riders out there find the need for a front or rear brake disk guard. I have never needed one but always wondered about it as my chain guide is pretty dented up too same as Dysco's.

Any input appreciated.

TIA
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Old 01-10-2011, 05:01 PM   #19125
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I've got the GYTR front and rear disk guards. Both are nicked, gouged, and have been bent and beaten pretty extensively. The front GYTR is more bling and I'd rather have a beefier one in the future, the rear is actually functional and much more solidly mounted imo.
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