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  1. xlr810

    270mm rotor on SSS conversion

    I appreciate the responses. I guess I can answer my own questions at this point -- in the time since starting this discussion I went ahead and picked up both a new relocation bracket and newer caliper. 1- The chunky old caliper does fit and work on the standard 270mm rotor relocation bracket made for the newer smaller caliper. 2- The chunky old caliper has larger pistons and similar amount of pad surface area compared to the newer smaller caliper. One other thing I needed to finish out the conversion was a yzf front axle and nut. Merry Christmas!
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    270mm rotor on SSS conversion

    which years/models interchange with Yamaha? Is the Honda caliper somehow better?
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    270mm rotor on SSS conversion

    Thanks for the responses. As of now I do not have either the new smaller caliper or the relocation bracket made for the smaller caliper. I'll start by getting the bracket-- maybe I'll get lucky and the old (clunky) caliper will work on it. I was under the impression that the big old caliper has stronger braking force. If that isn't true, it makes sense to just buy the 08+ caliper as well.
  4. Currently I'm mid-install of SSS fork on a 2000 yz250. I discovered that the new fork has different (smaller) caliper mount than the original fork. (new to me SSS supposedly from 07 yz450f-- which I thought was supposed to have the same style caliper as my old 2000; caliper on the 450f changed in 2008-- right?) I was running 270mm front rotor with the OE fork, and wish to keep the big rotor. Is there a way to retain my original caliper as well? Will the relocation bracket made for 08+ yz450F simply work with my old caliper? That would be ideal. The bracket from the 2000 fork cannot be made to fit. Obviously, it would work if I buy the smaller caliper as well as newer style relocation bracket. Is that my only option-- or is there a special hybrid relocation bracket that will fit the old (bigger) caliper with the newer fork mount? Thanks.
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    Indiana Riders, where're you at ???

    Thanks for the info. I'm looking forward to checking it out.
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    Indiana Riders, where're you at ???

    Thanks ericz103! Good to know that a bill of sale will work, too. I doubt the IL stickers would do any good. Sounds like Redbird is the better choice. Is Redbird open every day, even weekdays, and during nasty weather?
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    Who's got the best tall soft seat ?

    Guts Racing makes nice seat foam and covers, both tall and standard heights; in soft, firm, and hard. I've had very good luck with them. www.gutsracing.com
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    Indiana Riders, where're you at ???

    Which is better place to ride (my preference is for single track trails)... Redbird, Interlake, or elsewhere? I'm in IL-- do I need some sort of registration to ride my dirt bikes at Redbird or Interlake? Thanks.
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    rm250 rear shock compatibility with 2004

    Ok. I'm not very familiar with the 125's, but I understand that the rear shocks will fit on the RM250s? I'm looking for the best deal on a rear shock that will fit and work well on a 2004 RM250.
  10. Does anyone know whether a rear shock from a 2001 to 2003 RM125 or 250 will work on a 2004 RM250? I realize that in 04 the RM250 switched from KYB to Showa. But, will it physically fit and work properly? Didn't the 03 RM125 have Showa? Thanks!
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