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Old 04-15-2011, 06:04 PM   #1
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My WR250R Build.

Hi all,

Here is where I am going to document all the modifications etc that will be done to my newly purchased WR250R. It may be interesteing to some, it may not be to others, you decide whether you stay and read on.

So first off, I bought a bone stock 2010 black WR250R. It only had 3700km on it and was only 6 months old, so still still has a year and a half of its warrant!

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Old 04-15-2011, 06:25 PM   #2
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The first thing I did was fitted a wolfman enduro tank bag.





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Old 04-15-2011, 06:44 PM   #3
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Next was fitting a Zumo 550 and a 12v outlet to power it.

Making up the mounting bracket and doing the wiring with fuse:




Getting into the guts to find some wiring:






Mounting of the GPS:







Final mounting point for the 12V oulet:






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Old 04-15-2011, 06:48 PM   #4
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Next was removing the seat strap because it was annoying. Removed the bolts, strap came off, glued the foam back down:

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Old 04-15-2011, 07:22 PM   #5
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I then started knocking up some pannier racks to suit my old RJays bags. This will only be a temporary thing until I get my giant loop.

Back frame:




Measuring and mounting of back frame on the right side. Using the pillion pegs for the front mounting point:




Using the hole above the exhaust mount for the top mounting point:






For the rear mounting point I used the stock number plate section:







Right side complete:





Left side front mounting:




Left side top mounting using the helmet lock section:




Both of the rear mounts in and done:




Left side now complete also:




From the rear:




Bags just thrown over:




Clean and undercoat:




Completed ready for fitting:




On the bike:





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Old 04-15-2011, 07:26 PM   #6
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I fitted a waterproof 12v outlet under the seat with fuse etc. This is used for a pump, charging phone etc so you don't need the ignition on like the 12v outlet at the front of the bike:





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Old 04-15-2011, 07:28 PM   #7
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Sanded out the scratches etc from the exhaust cover and painted it flat black. Not sure if I like it or not yet, might go silver:

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Old 04-15-2011, 07:31 PM   #8
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Went on a decent ride with the bike fully loaded, full ride report coming soon:

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Old 04-15-2011, 09:35 PM   #9
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Nice Job!!

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Old 04-15-2011, 09:37 PM   #10
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Great write Up! Thanks for sharing.
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Like the black look Joe.
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Old 04-18-2011, 04:11 AM   #12
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First adventure ride on the WRR:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...3#post15694603
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Old 04-20-2011, 05:43 AM   #13
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FYI... none of your photos are appearing, here or in your RR... "Bandwidth Exceeded, upgrade to Pro!"

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Old 04-20-2011, 07:11 AM   #14
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Should hopefully be fixed soon.
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:01 AM   #15
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Found a better spot for my rego label:



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