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Getting an improperly stored '06 WR 250 back into running shape

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I've got an '06 WR 250 that due to life events has been sitting for about 4 years and wasn't properly prepped before being stored.  I'd like to know what things I need to do or tips for getting it back running.

 

I figure a base list would include:

  • oil change 
  • coolant change
  • fuel flush (not sure how quite yet)
  • new battery
  • new air filter

Anything else you'd add to the list?

 

Right now my biggest worry is about the fuel related parts.  Even the petcock is stuck and I'm not sure how to go about de-fuel/gunking all the parts that need to be dealt with.

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Check the brake pads.

Flush the brake lines and master cylinders

Pull the wheels and grease the wheel bearings

Grease the steering head bearings

Grease the swingarm and linkage bearings

Lube the clutch and throttle cables

Lube the Odometer cable and drive

Remove and clean the carb and jets

Lube the clutch and brake lever pivots

ENJOY your new ride.

Edited by ronbuell

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I'd expect having to replace the rubber carburetor parts.

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It's not as big a deal as you think unless it was stored outside.

 

I'd dump the old fuel and clean the carb.  I'd replace the pilot jet and clean the other jets with carb cleaner.  Service the air filter and change oil and filter.

 

4 years isn't all that long.

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Thanks for the feedback.  She's been mine since new I was the one who didn't prep it for storage.  But it has been in the garage the entire time and I can't wait to get back out on her again.

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