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Old 05-18-2013, 05:16 PM   #35596
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Anyone have any experience with the MRA windshields? I saw where one poster on a different site recommended the RoadShield style, but I guess it depends on the type of riding one does. They have four styles that will fit the WR's. I ride mostly highway, forest road, and gravel with very little woods or singletrack. Thanks.

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Hey dnsjo, I've had an MRA shield on my 1150GS for years now and really like it. It's tough, adjustable, lightly tinted. I learned from a friend, don't get a real dark one because they act like a "head up" display in the dark, all you can see through it are your instruments in mirror image.

This is called the "Vario-screen", I think. View from the front:



From the drivers seat:



I know it will fit a WR250 differently, but you get the idea. It cuts the wind that hits my chest and shoulders but my helmet is in a clear stream of air. You can raise it and lower it but I haven't found it makes much difference in buffeting, just lets me see the ground closer to the front wheel when I'm off-road. I'm not sure I want one on my WR, but after a 222 mile day of mixed asphalt/gravel/off-road a couple weekends ago I think I would have appreciated it. I felt a bit beat up from the wind after that.

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Old 05-18-2013, 06:27 PM   #35597
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Slideshow of my last adventure ride - 4 days through the high country of Central Otago, New Zealand. The WRR and KTM 640E are a good match.

http://youtu.be/3Y9CAUwfzX4
Wow! That was quite an adventure. Thanks for sharin what NZ looks like. Beautiful and awesome country!
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Old 05-18-2013, 06:44 PM   #35598
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I've had a real bear of a time removing that CS nut. I realized just last week that I was missing the washer that goes under the nut - most likely the PO removed it.

Any know if the washer is special in any way? It's on backorder for another month, so I'd like to use something else if possible.

Part number 90201-18026-00
http://www.ronayers.com/Fiche/TypeID...p/TRANSMISSION
The washer is very thick like a spacer that positions the cs nut so it can be peened into the groove in the cs.
I removed the washer and ran 2 cs nuts, I hacksawed the old peen lip off the bottom one.

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For sure :P I love my bike, and I can easily imagine doing the 290 top end one day. What are you riding now?

I have my bike setup exactly like your post here, haven't been able to ride though so the jury is out for me. Seat height is fine for me.

Awesome pics, must have been a blast.
I think I did everything except the 290, but gearing and the Gorace shock were the best improvements.
Buying a KTM 300EXC definitely improved the low end snap
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:10 PM   #35599
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Anybody have a source for a replacement lower shock clevis?



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Old 05-18-2013, 09:41 PM   #35600
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I just got to Moab UT for a week of riding. Friends and I drove from Calgary AB. 15 hours Friday and another 6 today. Pictures to follow.
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:21 PM   #35601
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14t

I want to put a 14t cs on my bike. I see this is being asked a bit lately on a couple of forums. Ive searched and it seems there's 'some' modification of the case saver required? Skierd I think mentioned needing to grind it down?
Anyone done it and can give some advice. Ive just forked out a ridiculous amount on a new swing arm protector and had my chain maul it after a short ride. The chain obviously needs replacing and stretched this weekend. Ive had shock off, measured with cs axel etc in line, happy with where it works adjusted, not happy with the low tolerance once it stretches. So for peace of mind I want a 14t. This bikes not my single track toy, its for blasting and weekend trips etc so close to stocks fine, maybe a little shorter. Cheers


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Old 05-18-2013, 11:41 PM   #35602
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I want to put a 14t cs on my bike. I see this is being asked a bit lately on a couple of forums. Ive searched and it seems there's 'some' modification of the case saver required? Skierd I think mentioned needing to grind it down?
Anyone done it and can give some advice. Ive just forked out a ridiculous amount on a new swing arm protector and had my chain maul it after a short ride. The chain obviously needs replacing and stretched this weekend. Ive had shock off, measured with cs axel etc in line, happy with where it works adjusted, not happy with the low tolerance once it stretches. So for peace of mind I want a 14t. This bikes not my single track toy, its for blasting and weekend trips etc so close to stocks fine, maybe a little shorter. Cheers


I use a 14 CS and the Sandman case saver and guard. Works fine.

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Old 05-19-2013, 03:58 AM   #35603
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I want to put a 14t cs on my bike. I see this is being asked a bit lately on a couple of forums. Ive searched and it seems there's 'some' modification of the case saver required? Skierd I think mentioned needing to grind it down?
Anyone done it and can give some advice. Ive just forked out a ridiculous amount on a new swing arm protector and had my chain maul it after a short ride. The chain obviously needs replacing and stretched this weekend. Ive had shock off, measured with cs axel etc in line, happy with where it works adjusted, not happy with the low tolerance once it stretches. So for peace of mind I want a 14t. This bikes not my single track toy, its for blasting and weekend trips etc so close to stocks fine, maybe a little shorter. Cheers
I left mine alone, the stock case saver fit back on. I didn't know it wasn't supposed to fit. I took it off the other day & the chain had "clearanced" the plastic. Seems fine.
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Old 05-19-2013, 04:13 AM   #35604
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14 and sandman here as well no problems.
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:03 AM   #35605
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Got the bike buttoned up and ready to ride yesterday after spending a couple of weeks on the new mods; tires, sprocket & chain.

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Old 05-19-2013, 06:28 AM   #35606
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Old 05-19-2013, 07:46 AM   #35607
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I want to put a 14t cs on my bike. I see this is being asked a bit lately on a couple of forums. Ive searched and it seems there's 'some' modification of the case saver required? Skierd I think mentioned needing to grind it down?
Anyone done it and can give some advice. Ive just forked out a ridiculous amount on a new swing arm protector and had my chain maul it after a short ride. The chain obviously needs replacing and stretched this weekend. Ive had shock off, measured with cs axel etc in line, happy with where it works adjusted, not happy with the low tolerance once it stretches. So for peace of mind I want a 14t. This bikes not my single track toy, its for blasting and weekend trips etc so close to stocks fine, maybe a little shorter. Cheers
I just put on a 14 tooth with the factory case saver. Put the chain on the sprocket, then the case saver on the chain and then slide the whole works on to the counter shaft. It would be very hard to do with the case saver installed on the case first.
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:11 AM   #35608
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Ok,so with that description? How'd yu put the nut on?????
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Old 05-19-2013, 10:57 AM   #35609
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All this talk about front sprockets made me go look at mine. I'm missing that washer, too. Fortunately, I found it with some other extra parts I got from the PO. How important is this washer, really?
I don't think it is super important as I've been riding like this for 30k miles. It probably would've been better if he used anti seize or something because I think I'm going to have to cut off the cs nut.
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Old 05-19-2013, 02:09 PM   #35610
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14 and sandman here as well no problems.
12T and Sandman here, no problems.
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