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Old 09-16-2013, 03:10 PM   #38011
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Vibes aren't normal in my experience with the WRR, though without a tach, I really don't know how often I hit 8k RPM.

I'd check tires 1st.
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Old 09-16-2013, 04:18 PM   #38012
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Also vibrates while in neutral or with the clutch pulled in, also if the bike is vibrating at speed and I pull the clutch in the vibration stops.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:28 PM   #38013
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No vibes here.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:36 PM   #38014
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Vibes aren't normal in my experience with the WRR, though without a tach, I really don't know how often I hit 8k RPM.

I'd check tires 1st.
Tires/air pressure: My first thoughts too.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:37 PM   #38015
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Also vibrates while in neutral or with the clutch pulled in, also if the bike is vibrating at speed and I pull the clutch in the vibration stops.
Mine's smooth as silk all the way to the rev limiter.

Hmmm... you first say it vibes in neutral or with the clutch pulled in... then you say it stops if you pull the clutch in...? Which is it with the clutch in? I've had clutches in cars cause such vibes... not sure if that's common/possible with bikes.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:45 PM   #38016
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Sorry I meant if I'm going at speed and if it's vibrating I pull the clutch in and close the throttle the vibes stop but the bike is still rolling along so I don't think it's the tires. If i rev the engine in neutral or with the clutch in it vibrates, that's what I meant.

I also could have swore before that someone had a problem with the bolts holding their balancer weight on, that they had loosened up. I dont know what's up but it's driving me crazy and makes me want to tear everything down and rebuild it!!
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:08 PM   #38017
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hmmm, not really sure. It is a one cylinder engine, but really, I am pretty sure mine is smooth as butter. Certainly vibrates less than my two cylinder SV1000.
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:12 PM   #38018
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i went with front & rear caliper & rotor guards. i wanted a little more blue bling along with some added protection. i think they would reduce but not stop all damage in a fall, the rotors just seem a bit exposed stock.
Where did you get the front rotor and caliper gaurds
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:52 PM   #38019
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Can't jump up and down enough to +1 on the double take mirrors.

When the Ram arms are set just barely tight enough to hold on trails they take a beating from brush, trees and dirt naps and move enough to prevent damage while still holding position fir normal riding. When I am on trails, especially desert two track, I often set one mirror to see behind when sitting and one to see behind when standing on the pegs. That way I can watch for fast movers on true dirt bikes.

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Ha seriously. Can't tell in the photo but the backsides of my mirrors are scratched to hell from catching bushes, trees, even a cactus. I leave my mirrors up full time while offroad and haven't snapped one yet. Even if you do manage to break one, the modular design means you probably only have to replace 1 part @ $5-$20 instead of the whole assembly. Plus they're decently long and rock solid so seeing past your elbows and actually being able to tell what's behind you is a piece of cake.
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Old 09-16-2013, 08:56 PM   #38020
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>"Sorry I meant if I'm going at speed and if it's vibrating I pull the clutch in and close the throttle the vibes stop but the bike is still rolling along "

If you let off the throttle, do the 'vibes' stop ?
Might be chain vibration. Mine does that quite bit.
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:03 PM   #38021
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Vibes aren't normal. Might want to look into that.

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Old 09-16-2013, 11:18 PM   #38022
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This is 6'4" 220lb for the Americans...

I'm the same height but a bit lighter @ 91kg and have no issues with the stock suspension.
Sounds like I should loose weight instead of working on the bike...
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Old 09-17-2013, 03:26 AM   #38023
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Front brake rotor

After some technical help: managed to knock the front rotor out of shape by about 4mm ( I think I moved my rib by a fair bit more in the maneuver )

I understand that the original rotor is allowed to flex - I am thinking of fitting a rigid rotar as a replacement. Will that make any difference to braking and the life of the pads? Anything else to consider?

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Old 09-17-2013, 05:06 AM   #38024
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>"Sorry I meant if I'm going at speed and if it's vibrating I pull the clutch in and close the throttle the vibes stop but the bike is still rolling along "

If you let off the throttle, do the 'vibes' stop ?
Might be chain vibration. Mine does that quite bit.
Well this is the second chain since it started and I have the chain adjusted per Yamaha's revised chain adjustment specs.

Any more ideas on what to check, could a clutch out of adjustment or something wrong with the basket cause vibrations?
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:37 AM   #38025
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Sounds like I should loose weight instead of working on the bike...
14 stone takes a bit of effort to maintain, but the results are worth it as its all sprung weight. ;)
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