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Old 10-20-2013, 10:18 PM   #38701
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Yes mine too, I just listen to my audiobooks and it drowns out the noise. If anything it makes you safer on the road because the surrounding vehicles are aware of your presence.
True - but it shits the HD riders as it takes attention away from them...
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Old 10-21-2013, 04:28 AM   #38702
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So is this seriously a common problem or are you guys all pros at trolling? Lol

Its nice having a horn, no way to signal the leader of a ride otherwise if you need to stop for something.
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Old 10-21-2013, 06:02 AM   #38703
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I've had a tube and tire irons and co2 on my fender on the WRR forever with no issues, And my WRF which gets beat harder, and I think it uses the same fender. So you may not need one. Look for some vintage parts like the old Honda Elsinore.
Wow, I put an HD tube on the fender alone (in a bag of course) and it was floppin' around everywhere. Hmm...
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:10 AM   #38704
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Wow, I put an HD tube on the fender alone (in a bag of course) and it was floppin' around everywhere. Hmm...
Are you sure you have all 4 bolts holding the fender on? They are notorious for falling off. How close to the headlight are you attaching the bag? I found the headlight is pretty low...
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:13 AM   #38705
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My buddy and I took our WR250R's (his 2008, mine 2010) out for a 105 mile ride today. I just removed my EXUP servo, AIS, and installed an FMF programmer, etc.

Less than 500 feet into my ride (first bump I guess?), my horn started blaring uncontrollably by itself. I simply pulled over and unplugged it, but does anyone know what would cause it to do that by itself? The bike has just over a thousand miles on it.
Not normal. Follow the wiring and check the switch. Shouldn't be too hard to isolate...
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:22 AM   #38706
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Had to rescue a GS rider out of the woods yesterday...



We were about 70 miles from his truck and trailer. Fortunately my house was about halfway there, so we got to stop and switch to four wheels. Not a whole lot of room on that seat!
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:31 AM   #38707
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Not normal. Follow the wiring and check the switch. Shouldn't be too hard to isolate...
Thank you. I imagine something is exposed and hitting the frame and shorting after I removed the AIS. I didn't want to try and track down a phantom though if it was common.

Trying to start the bike with the horn going is surprisingly very difficult. Draws a lot of juice.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:51 AM   #38708
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you guys match

That looks like a lot of fun Two guys on a little bike is always fun.

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Had to rescue a GS rider out of the woods yesterday...



We were about 70 miles from his truck and trailer. Fortunately my house was about halfway there, so we got to stop and switch to four wheels. Not a whole lot of room on that seat!
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:33 AM   #38709
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Had to rescue a GS rider out of the woods yesterday...



We were about 70 miles from his truck and trailer. Fortunately my house was about halfway there, so we got to stop and switch to four wheels. Not a whole lot of room on that seat!
Final drive implosion?
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:20 AM   #38710
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So the 13/47 gearing seems to be the most popular? People say that helps with top end, but does it also help with low end?
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:25 AM   #38711
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So the 13/47 gearing seems to be the most popular? People say that helps with top end, but does it also help with low end?
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:28 AM   #38712
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How close to the headlight are you attaching the bag? I found the headlight is pretty low...
You are correct. I considered using Tusk fender bag like I did on the DR650, and it blocked a significant portion of the WRR headlight, so I don't use a fender bag on the WRR. I run a Wolfman enduro tool bag on the cowl above the headlight. It works fine, and hold more too.
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:43 AM   #38713
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yes
So it pretty much makes the bike better in every way? Does it actually increase top speed since 6th just doesn't have the Mphh to push it along with stock gearing? And what is the stock gearing?
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:53 AM   #38714
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Final drive implosion?
No. A very unfortunately-positioned boulder to the tank shroud managed to break a fuel-line quick-disconnect. Really unlucky, but thankfully it's a fairly cheap and easy fix.
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:55 AM   #38715
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So it pretty much makes the bike better in every way? Does it actually increase top speed since 6th just doesn't have the Mphh to push it along with stock gearing? And what is the stock gearing?
Stock is 13/42 or 43.

I ran my buddy's with 13/46 and it made quite a bit of difference. He was faster than me flat out too. I simply can't maintain speed in 6th and always have to drop to 5th to maintain R's.

My concern is once I change the gearing, the speedo will be off. You can get a speedo healer, but I've yet to find one under $100.
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