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Old 04-28-2013, 05:05 PM   #4516
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Great week in Moab on the LRP

Fantastic five days riding in Moab! Very happy with the performance of the bike over the week.



Bike is pretty much all set (for this year). Went with DirtBagz (love them), Cycra ProBends, Flatlands skid plate and radiator guard (CRF's Only), rear rack (CRF's Only), Renthal Trials-Hi handlebars, bar risers (Amazon), tool tube and new grips.
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Old 04-28-2013, 05:21 PM   #4517
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Fantastic five days riding in Moab!


Awesome!

Great photo, pretty crazy looking trail.... I'm envious of you getting to ride the LRP in such a beautiful place.
Hope you have a few more photos to share!
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Old 04-28-2013, 07:05 PM   #4518
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Thanks for the chart lost. I wont be getting the yoshi then. Have you heard any reviews on the Big gun revo? Or the Q4 compared to the Powercore 4?

My butt dyno says the Q4 with no sprocket or fuel controller produced noticeable gains across the board but I suppose I could be mistaken in the mid range. I know for a fact that it is more snappy on the bottom and Ive got an extra 5mph on top with the core removed 2mph with it in.

It looks like the yosh did the same on top and bottom so Im curious to see what the Q4 does on the dyno for mid range. But I also find it hard to believe that an OEM pipe has a fighting chance against ANY after market pipe.

I know on the TRX450r the fmf muffler portions actually reduce horsepower in some cases but the header coupled with other slip on's produce some of the best power available. Maybe Yosh has the same missfortune on this bike?

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Old 04-29-2013, 08:13 AM   #4519
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I'm putting my money on #1 being the throttle position sensor.
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:19 AM   #4520
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Has anyone run an MT21 front on the LRP? I'm wondering what sort of on- and off-road performance change I would see vs. the stock tires.
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:42 AM   #4521
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Just ordered a D606 120/90-18 from motorcyclesuperstore, free shipping, enter discount code M159-Dunlop-5%, for $88.34. The weather has been so good, my original rear will be toast soon. Sale ends 4/30/13 11:59 PM.

edit: They charged me for shipping, WTF. Sent an inquiry, we'll see.

another edit: They responded that the discount dropped me below the free shipping amount, but are fixing it, so it does ship free.
I'm in need of a new back tire as well, 3000+ miles so far. Was about to pull the trigger at MC-SS but they didn't want to hook up the free shipping like they did for you. They were trying to get me to order something else to bump the total up over $89 so I passed.

Bummer
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:07 AM   #4522
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Thanks Lost! Working on the photo thing. Should have given you credit for the Tool Tube concept, it worked great and held up incredibly well.
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:34 AM   #4523
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I'm in need of a new back tire as well, 3000+ miles so far. Was about to pull the trigger at MC-SS but they didn't want to hook up the free shipping like they did for you. They were trying to get me to order something else to bump the total up over $89 so I passed.

Bummer
That's a shame. I've bought from them before, so I get emails about sales. I can probably get many more miles on the original tire, but figured they wouldn't be on sale when that time came. Might still be a good price without the discount + free shipping, I didn't scour the web. Some local places will match prices, so you add the tax, but no shipping cost. I'm at 1,750 miles due to crappy weather since delivery date of 12/13.
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:38 AM   #4524
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That's a shame. I've bought from them before, so I get emails about sales. I can probably get many more miles on the original tire, but figured they wouldn't be on sale when that time came. Might still be a good price without the discount + free shipping, I didn't scour the web. Some local places will match prices, so you add the tax, but no shipping cost.
I was going to try to hold out until I could talk to the local Honda shop where I bought the bike, if they're comparable on price I'd be happy to pay a couple extra dollars to give them my business.
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:58 AM   #4525
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I was going to try to hold out until I could talk to the local Honda shop where I bought the bike, if they're comparable on price I'd be happy to pay a couple extra dollars to give them my business.
Internet is OK, but local places, are good to stay friendly with, "throw them a bone", as it where, once in a while. I'll be mounting it myself, and greasing the swingarm, and shock linkage at the same time. Do the TUbliss conversion also.
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Old 04-29-2013, 12:30 PM   #4526
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Bike is pretty much all set (for this year). Went with DirtBagz (love them), Cycra ProBends, Flatlands skid plate and radiator guard (CRF's Only), rear rack (CRF's Only), Renthal Trials-Hi handlebars, bar risers (Amazon), tool tube and new grips.
Which mount did you use with the ProBend?
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Old 04-29-2013, 06:39 PM   #4527
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found this link to the development of beloved crf 250L

http://www.honda.com/newsandviews/ar...spx?id=6898-en if this has been posted before..let me know and ill happily delete it!
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Old 04-29-2013, 08:39 PM   #4528
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Here's the graph from our bike at Bazzaz both colors with the fuel controller, RED with yoshi exhaust, BLUE with stock exhaust...
17.5 peak hp with the fuel controller and stock exhaust? That's pretty weak. The Thai measured 18 hp for the CRF250L completely stock.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0i1z67Vf9U
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:48 PM   #4529
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17.5 peak hp with the fuel controller and stock exhaust? That's pretty weak. The Thai measured 18 hp for the CRF250L completely stock.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0i1z67Vf9U
I thought the same thing .... I have seen that 19.4 is stock and the EJK with FMF full system put it up to 24+ hp ....

What ever it is I am happy with what I have.

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Old 04-30-2013, 05:39 AM   #4530
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3 gallon tank

Aren't we just about due to have someone post the install of the bigger tank?
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